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Resolved: Chapter 7 Debtors' Counsel Must be Employed by the Bankruptcy Estate Before Being Paid from the Estate Assets for Post-Petition Work

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American Bankruptcy Institute/UMKC Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute
Kansas City, MO

In this debate between two Kansas City-area attorneys, Husch Blackwell Partner Chris Redmond advocates that Chapter 7 debtors' counsel must be employed by the bankruptcy trustee before being paid from the estate assets for post-petition work. Redmond examines the Bankruptcy Code and U.S. Supreme Court decision in Lamie v. United States Trustee, among other cases, in building his argument.