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Shayna M. Steinfeld

Seminars Presented

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
•    “Is there Anything Left to Divide? Financial Issues in Divorce 2008," Atlanta, GA (November 2018, December, 2008). 


American Bankruptcy Institute
•    18th Annual Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, “A Magical Marriage, or is he Just a Troll? The Divorce of Boris Badenough.” Ethics Plenary, Amelia Island, FL (July, 2013).
•    28th Annual Spring Meeting, “Famiy Law and Bankruptcy,” Washington, DC (April, 2010).
•    Central States Bankruptcy Workshop “Dischargeability Issues: Divorce Debts, Gambling Debts, etc.,” Traverse City, MI (June, 2003).


American Bar Association
•    “Game, Set, Match: The Ex-Spouse Nearly Always Wins When Bankruptcy and Divorce Collide – What Can be Done?” Family Law Section Program, Bermuda (May, 2014).
•    ”Oh Happy Day-Life is Good for the Non-filing Bankruptcy Spouse after the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2005,” Family Law Section Program, San Diego (September, 2005).
•    Teleconferences on the Bankruptcy Reform Act (June 15, 2005 and on July 12, 2005 through different ABA Sections). 
•    Sorting Out the New Bankruptcy Legislation, presented by teleconference (July 18, 2001). 
•    Bankruptcy for the Divorce Practitioner, Family Law Section Program, Vancouver, Program Producer and Speaker, British Columbia Canada (October, 2001).
•    “Her Story: Lessons in Success From Lawyers Who Live It,” Thursday Book Roundtable Series, Woman Advocate Committee, Litigation Section (Co-Presenter, January 2018)


Atlanta Bar Association
•    “Domestic Issues under BAPCPA,” Bankruptcy Section CLE, Atlanta, GA  (September, 2005).
•    Law Practice Management Issues for the Sole Practitioner/Small Firm: Transitioning to Solo or Small Firm Practice, Creator and Presenter (February, 2003 and January, 2002).
•    Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Skills  Workshop,  Creator and Chair (June, 2001).
•    Marketing Your Law Practice (April 2001).
•    Legal Eagles Series on Bankruptcy Basics (July, 2000).
•    How to Elevate Your Middle Income Divorce Practice to the Next Level (November 1999).
•    Effective & Efficient Representation in Post-Divorce Matters (November 1997).


Atlanta Legal Aid Society
•    “Divorce Obligations in Bankruptcy," Atlanta, GA (April, 2010).
•    Legal Aid University  Consumer Bankruptcy (April 2011).


The Charles Welter Family Law Inn of Court
•    “Treatment Divorce Obligations in Bankruptcy," Atlanta, GA (April, 2010).


Cobb County Bar 
•    Family Law Issues in Bankruptcy (November 2020). 
•    Bankruptcy Section, “When the World of Divorce & Bankruptcy Collide” (October 2017).
•    Bankruptcy and Divorce, Marietta, GA (December, 2004, Spring 2004 and March 1998).


Cobb County Guardian Training
•    Bankruptcy and Divorce, Marietta, GA (May, 2009).


Coastal Law Institute, Inc.
•    Annual Seminar, Savannah, GA (April, 2016, May, 2002 and May, 1998).


Family Mediation Association of Georgia
•    Bankruptcy Basics for Divorce Mediators, Atlanta, GA (June, 2000).


Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
•    Leadership Academy, on becoming a Bar Leader Pine Mountain, GA (April, 2008) and on Leadership (April 2014, April 2015, September 2015, April 2017 and April 2018).
•    Bankruptcy and Divorce, Atlanta, GA (Spring, 1995).


Georgia Society of CPAs,  Southeastern Accounting Show
•    The Post-Covid World: Examining Distress Options Through the Lens of the Hotel California (September, 2020).


Georgia Society for Women CPAs, Sole Practitioner Section
•     Bankruptcy Basics for the Non-Lawyer, Atlanta, GA (October, 1999).


Georgia Women Entrepreneurs
•    Conference 2002, “Bouncing Back From Bankruptcy,” Columbus, GA (April, 2002).


Gwinnett Bar Association, Family Law Section
•    Bankruptcy & Family Law, Lawrenceville, GA (March, 2012)


Half Moon LLC
•    “Is Bankruptcy Necessary?  Preparing for and Avoiding a Filing,” Basics of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Practice, Atlanta, GA (September, 2001).


Legal Services University
•    “Bankruptcy Roundtable,” Atlanta, GA (April, 2010).
•    “The Intersection of Divorce and Bankruptcy,” Pine Mountain, GA (October, 2003).


Metropolitan Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney’s Group
•    “Preparedness & Professionalism When Dealing with the Court,” Atlanta, GA (August, 2019).
•    “Moving on Up and Out” (Divorce and Bankruptcy), Atlanta, GA (February, 2017).
•    Bankruptcy and Divorce, Atlanta, GA (June, 2009 and November, 1995).


National Business Institute
•    “Divorce Settlement Issues,” Atlanta, GA (May, 2015)
•    “Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law” on “Conducting the Initial Interview,”  Atlanta, GA  (May, 2006 and November, 2007).
•    Small Office Management for the Legal Professional, Atlanta, GA (July, 2006). 


National CLE Conference
•    “Recent Update on § 523(a)(2), (4), (5), (6), (8) and (15),” Steamboat, CO (January, 2002).


National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
•    “Hot Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases,”  San Diego, CA (October, 2003).


Norton Institutes
•    “Discharge” and “Exemption” topics at  Norton Bankruptcy Litigation Institute I, Park City, UT (March, 2006).
•    “Discharge” and “Ethics” topics at Western Mountains Bankruptcy Law Institute, Jackson Hole, WY (June, 2004).


Printing Industry Association of Georgia
•    “Bankruptcy Laws and How They Affect YOU,” Smyrna, GA (September, 2006).


Sandy Springs Bar Association
•    “An Arsenal Called Bankruptcy,” Atlanta, GA (April, 2002).


Strafford Publications
•    “Divorce: When a Spouse Files Bankruptcy, Dischargeability of Domestic Support Obligations and Property Settlements” (Webinar, July 18, 2012; December 10, 2013, December 10, 2014 and April 25, 2017).


The State Bar of Georgia (Institute of Continuing Legal Education)
•    “Does the Client need you or a Bankruptcy Lawyer Instead?  Bankruptcy Issues and Strategies for the Family Lawyer,” Family Law Institute (Amelia Island, FL, May, 2012 and  2003).
•    Solo and Small firm Institute, “Marketing Strategies for the Solo and Small Firm Practitioner” (September, 2003).
•    Family Law Institute, (May, 2000) (paper only), San Destin, FL and Brasstown Valley, GA (May, 1997).
•    Real Estate Practice and Procedure, Savannah and Atlanta, GA (March, 1997). 
•    Annual Bankruptcy Law Seminar, Atlanta, GA (November, 1996, Speaker; Presiding Chairperson for the day-long seminar November 10, 2006; Speaker on student loans in bankruptcy, Lake Oconee, GA, November 2015).


Sterling Education Services
•    Creditors' Rights and Protection of Security Interests in Bankruptcy, Atlanta, GA  (February,  2002). 


Stetson College of Law: the 33rd Annual Alexander L. Paskay Seminar on Bankruptcy Law and Practice
•    “Treatment of 910 Claims and Effect of Surrendering Collateral” and “Lien Stripping in Chapter 13" Tampa, FL (December, 2008).
The W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
•    “Preparedness & Professionalism When Dealing with the Court,” Atlanta, GA (August, 2019). 

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