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Bankruptcy Law

Presented by Andrea S. Hartley and Carolina (Carol) Y. Sales

Note: This is not for CLE.  Live webinars are free and open to the public. The recorded program and materials are exclusively for ABA members.

The Career Choice Series is designed to help you choose your career path. Whether you’re a law student, young lawyer, or transitioning attorney, find out what it’s like to work in various practice areas and the best way to position yourself to get there.

In this segment, our speakers share their career path into bankruptcy law and the many facets that involve including business reorganization, consolidating or eliminating debts, settling outstanding disputes, state litigation, federal litigation, etc. working with either corporate clients or consumers.

They provide invaluable insight into what skills you’ll need to break into this area, what drew them to this practice area, the pros and cons, and what a typical day in their practice entails.


Andrea S. Hartley, Chair, Bankruptcy & Reorganization Practice Group, Akerman LLP, Miami, FL

Carolina (Carol) Y. Sales, Bauch & Michaels, LLC, Chicago, IL

Cheryl Niro, Senior Strategy Advisor to the Executive Director, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL

Sponsored by ABA Career CenterYoung Lawyers Division, and Law Student Division

Materials, Video and Q&A


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