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4/7/2021

Chuhak & Tecson's Paulina Garga-Chmiel to present at the Illinois Paralegal Association

Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. associate Paulina Garga-Chmiel will present a webinar titled “Bankruptcy 201: A practical guide for practitioners” as part of the Illinois Paralegal Association’s (IPA) Spring continuing legal education (CLE) Series on April 8 at 12 p.m. The presentation will provide an overview of the fundamental features of chapters 7, 11 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code and clarify basic Bankruptcy Code issues and practical features of bankruptcy litigation. Participants will also have an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of representing creditors and gain practical insight into the bankruptcy court system. This event is free for all IPA members and non-members can gain access to the entire CLE series for $75. To register and learn more about this event, click here.

Garga-Chmiel focuses her practice on representing lenders in foreclosure litigation, bankruptcy matters, collection actions, breach of contract disputes, evictions and other banking concerns, including loss mitigation. She has managed evidentiary hearings and argued contested motions in both state and federal courts.

Founded in 1972, the IPA (formerly the Chicago Association of Paralegal Assistants) is a not for profit organization dedicated to advocating for and presenting various topics related to the legal profession. The purposes of the IPA are: to promote communication among members of the paralegal profession, the legal community, civic and professional organizations; to encourage and provide for the continuing education of paralegals; to inform members of developments in the paralegal profession; and to promote the paralegal profession.