Jennis Law Firm News

19
Jun

David Jennis Presents at TMA’s Restructuring Boot Camp

David Jennis recently presented at Turnaround Management Association (TMA)’s Restructuring Boot Camp Pt. 2: Legal Principles & Ethics.

27
May

FICPA Suncoast/West Coast Chapter Virtual Event – Re-Imagine Your Future Under Subchapter V: A Chapter 11 Survival Tool for Small Businesses

David Jennis and Daniel Etlinger presented on June 10, 2021 on the topic Re-Imagine Your Future Under Subchapter V: A Chapter 11 Survival Tool for Small Businesses.  You can view a video the program at https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/zKAH5V-hwWcr1UbAlOavUnf6b25pOoLH-WmDud703lwW9JZ5nIJ9wVWIfhnncOoq.vTTIJihdb0qdRK-Y (passcode C&ccnDW2).

22
Apr

Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services – 11th Circuit Dramatically Expands Reach of FDCPA Claims

On April 21, 2021 the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, Inc. in Case Number 19-14434.   The full opinion can be found here. The appeal addresses a question of first impression under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which essentially asks: does a communication between

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20
Mar

6 Important Points CPAs Need to Know About Chapter 11 Bankruptcies

CPAs are an integral part of a debtor’s team to navigate a chapter 11 bankruptcy.  If its the CPA’s first foray into the arena, he/she may be surprised at some of the nuances to the path and may not now the particular tasks he/she will be called upon.  Here are 6 of the most important points in learning the chapter

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8
Feb

Procedural Issues Including Withdrawal of the Reference, Jurisdiction (Stern and Safety Harbor Issues), Venue, and Abstention

David Jennis and Daniel Etlinger recently presented at Stetson’s University College of Law – Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar (Course 1068), taught by the Honorable Michael G. Williamson, on Procedural Issues Including Withdrawal of the Reference, Jurisdiction (Stern and Safety Harbor Issues), Venue, and Abstention.

4
Feb

Re-Imagine Your Future Under Subchapter V: A Chapter 11 Survival Tool

David Jennis and Daniel Etlinger recently presented to a group of both St. Leo University students as well as local business owners on Subchapter V bankruptcies.  The duo was joined by Dr. Rudi Mueller as a panelist and Dr. Ho as moderator.  A recording of the video can be found here – https://saintleo.zoom.us/rec/play/ufP0o09O_7RQzoxo1U7NmGp8bmEM-iRO349luzHOo2GL63HIAzah-tZn0cYTyWDh1lH7o3ENhwR1eEdf.Un_fuF_L65EXk6Q7?startTime=1612393319000.

20
Dec

Sarasota Office

Jennis Morse Etlinger has opened up an office in downtown Sarasota at 50 Central Avenue, Sarasota, Florida 34236.  The firm services clients in Sarasota, and throughout Florida, with regards to bankruptcy matters, litigation and transactional matters.  For more information please contact the firm at (813) 229-2800 or detlinger@jennislaw.com.

21
Sep

Addition of Bernard J. “Chip” Morse

Jennis Morse Etlinger, a Tampa based firm, is extremely pleased to announce the addition of Bernard J. “Chip” Morse as senior counsel. Chip brings over 30 years of experience in bankruptcy law and commercial litigation to the firm. Chip is a graduate of Stetson University and will focus his efforts on serving the Tampa and Sarasota communities.

27
Jul

Subchapter V Bankruptcy Case

Jennis Law has become the first law firm to confirm a Subchapter V Bankruptcy case here in the Middle District of Florida.  Subchapter V Bankruptcies were put into effect in February of 2020 to streamline the bankruptcy process for small business debtors, and, to provide a more amicable forum with creditors.

22
Jul

Jennis Morse Etlinger Has Once Again Helped a Debtor Conclude a Case

Jennis Morse Etlinger has once again helped a debtor conclude a case. While they are based in Tampa, they have successfully resolved a case for a Panama City resident proving that locality is not a barrier to the resolution of a case. The community member who in this case was the debtor had a very complex bankruptcy case involving several

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