Continuing Legal Education

Business Divorce (02/08/13)

Business Divorce


Friday, February 8, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.


Mecklenburg County Bar



CLE Credit:

6.0 Total Hours (5.0 General + 1.0 Ethics)



$300 Attorney Rate

$150 Paralegal Rate



MCB Center

438 Queens Road

Charlotte, NC 28207


Special Info:

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. CLE Training


Program Planner:

M. Heath Gilbert, Jr. Baucom, Claytor, Benton, Morgan & Wood, P.A.


8:00 am - 9:00 am: Drafting & Corporate Governance:  This session will explore the practice of drafting organic corporate documents & maintaining appropriate corporate governance in an effort to avoid and/or mitigate business divorce occurrences & related issues.

Thaddeus W. Cook, Cook Business Law


9:00 am - 10:00 am: Amicable Tax Strategies: This session will examine tax issues & opportunities regarding choice of entity, elections and operations.  It will also discuss exit strategies, purchase price allocations and touch on reporting requirements.

Chad Faglie, Member of the Michigan State Bar


10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Litigating a Business Divorce: This session will examine the law as it relates to accounting, receivership, involuntary redemption, withdrawal & dissolution of a Corporate or Limited Liability Company including judicial dissolution.  It will also explore what occurs when business divorce becomes an integral part of domestic divorce and other domestic related issues

Laura Budd, The Budd Law Group, PLLC

M. Heath Gilbert, Baucom Claytor Benton Morgan & Wood, P.A.


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch Onsite


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Valuation & Receivership: This session will examine the business valuation process & the limitations frequently placed on the valuator, moving through the assumptions often made in a valuation & the pitfalls associated with those assumptions.  This course will provide meaningful insight about challenging the report & when an expert is warranted.

Michael Moore, LB&A, PLLC


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Dropping the Ball When Dropping the Bomb:  Ethical considerations in threatening bankruptcy & evaluating those threats from a creditor's perspective.  Also, ethical considerations for attorneys related to asset protection & helping clients avoid fraudulent transfers & bankruptcy crimes

Glenn Thompson, Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin, PLLC



Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 438 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: 704/375-8624



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