Adding bankruptcy law to your practice can be a great way to sustain your law firm and help new clients in need of financial relief. There are many resources for you to learn bankruptcy law online, including quick and affordable law courses and classes.
Here are a few we wanted to highlight as you’re trying to find the best classes for your needs and experience level.
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Lawline offers bankruptcy and restructuring CLE courses online. Classes range from individual and business bankruptcy basics to consumer debt to specifics about different bankruptcy code chapters. These courses range from an hour to 100 minutes and are generally under $100.
Another great resource for CLE and bankruptcy classes is Lexvid. The organization offers certificate programs, and courses are accessible online anytime. Experts cover the basics of bankruptcy, client credit issues, the meeting of creditors, and much more.
The American Bar Association (ABA) provides many free resources for members of the ABA. One great resource is its collection of online CLE courses, including those focused on bankruptcy law. These include trending topics and suggestions from bankruptcy professionals.
If you become a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), you’ll also gain access to loads of resources and bankruptcy law classes and webinars. They have many upcoming online events that are relevant to new and experienced bankruptcy lawyers.
NACBA also provides a bankruptcy law podcast as a helpful resource for attorneys who are seeking more information and guidance.
For additional legal guidance and training, the United States Courts offers bankruptcy basics information online, accessible anytime. These pages provide a deep dive into each bankruptcy code chapter and the laws and regulations you need to be aware of. This resource is perfect if you don’t have time to invest in a real-time online course.
Finally, Lorman is another comprehensive bankruptcy law training resource. Courses include regulations for specific states, information for bankruptcy paralegals, bankruptcy basics courses, and many more. Courses are provided by leading bankruptcy experts and are available online anytime after purchase.
These online bankruptcy courses for attorneys offer much-needed guidance for those just starting out in the industry. They also provide refreshers if you’re experienced but want to brush up on bankruptcy basics
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