WAWB Best Practices Tips

Welcome to a series of  best practices tips hosted by the Washington Western Bankruptcy Court (WAWB). This series of articles is designed to benefit new and seasoned bankruptcy professionals. Each article in the series will focus on a different aspect of a bankruptcy case or procedure. Note that the opinions expressed in the articles below do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Court or its individual judges.

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The Bankruptcy Best Practices Series



WAWB Bench Bar Meeting Materials

January 23 and 24, 2024

Thank you to all who presented at the recent bench bar meetings. Attached is the summary of local rule changes presented by Judge Dore, Jason Wilson-Aguilar (Seattle) and Mike Malaier (Tacoma), Chapter 13 Trustees. Also attached is the power point deck from the session on evidence, presented by Laurie Thornton, Ryan Moore, Claire Martirosian and Thomas Buford.

Summary of Local Rule Changes 2024

Evidence in Bankruptcy Court - presentation slide deck