Michael Sabella Speaks on Consumer Bankruptcy, Pro Bono Work During COVID-10 Crisis

News / April 21, 2021

Associate Michael Sabella was a speaker on two panels on April 21, 2021, at the American Bar Association Business Law Virtual Spring Meeting.

He participated in a panel discussion titled “Consumer Bankruptcy in the Age of COVID-19.” The panel discussed the effects of the pandemic on bankruptcy filings, proposed bankruptcy legislation, the U.S. Supreme Court case of City of Chicago v. Fulton, and other key consumer protection issues in bankruptcy cases. s

Sabella also was a speaker at a session titled “Lessons Learned from Pro Bono in a Pandemic,” which covered how the demand for pro bono legal assistance has increased significantly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges that lawyers have faced while conducting pro bono work over the past year, and what can be done today to improve access to justice for low-income individuals.

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