Placing Bets and Cashing Checks – How to Get Paid in a Consumer Bankruptcy Case 1.0 ethics credit applied for Much like the action at the casino, lawyers representing parties in bankruptcy is a risky proposition. The panel will discuss how attorneys representing debtors and creditors in consumer cases can seek compensation for the services the attorneys provide in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy cases. The speakers will address various issues regarding fees including the ethical dilemma of fee arrangements in bankruptcy cases, issues regarding retainer agreements, and how to apply for an award allowing compensation of fees. – Jeffrey M. Bruzek, Bradley J. Halberstadt, Timothy C. Theisen