PRESENTATIONS: Legal Programs and Publications

Donna T. Parkinson

Donna Parkinson presented the topic “Jurisdiction: Bellingham” as part of a program titled “Don’t get Burned: Current Developments in Chapter 11 You Need to Know” at the California Bankruptcy Forum Annual Meeting on May 17, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California.


Donna Parkinson authored an article titled “Executive Benefits Ins. Agency (In re Bellingham Ins. Agency, Inc.): United States Supreme Court Defines the Statutory Boundaries of Article I Bankruptcy Judges after Stern v. Marshall.” It was published in the Business Law News, issue 3, 2014.


Donna Parkinson co-presented a program titled “How to Think about Municipal Insolvencies and Chapter 9” with a corresponding powerpoint presentation at McGeorge School of Law on November 4, 2013.


Donna Parkinson co-presented a webinar titled “The Contractual Integration Clause and the Fraud Exception to the Parol Evidence Rule after “Riverisland” sponsored by the Business Law Section of the California State Bar on June 6, 2013.


Donna Parkinson co-authored an article titled, “California Supreme Court Overrules Pendergrass and Permits Evidence of Promises at Variance with the Terms of a Contract” for the Business Law News, Issue 3, 2013.


Donna Parkinson co-authored an article celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Business Law Section that was published in the Business Law News, Issue 1, 2013.


Donna Parkinson presented a program on assignments for the benefit of creditors for the Sacramento Country Bar, Bankruptcy and Commercial law section on September 21, 2011.


Donna Parkinson presented the Top 10 Things You Need to Know When the Economy Falls and Your Client Calls as part of a series of programs on the economy in January and February 2009 as well as presenting the program at the State Bar Annual Convention in San Diego in September, 2009.


Donna Parkinson participated in panels on July 26, 2007, February 14, 2008, July 24, 2008 and February 19, 2009 presenting Recent Developments – The Ninth Circuit Review for the six months period prior to the program presented by the Insolvency Law Committee of the State Bar Business Law Section.


Donna Parkinson participated in a panel on February 22, 2007 titled “Recent Developments—The Ninth Circuit Review July – December 2006” sponsored by the Insolvency Law Committee of the California State Bar Business Section.


Donna Parkinson participated in a panel on July 11, 2006 titled “Recent Developments: The Ninth Circuit Review January – June 2006”.


Donna Parkinson participated in a panel on February 10-11, 2006 on Chapter 7 Trustee Representation for the 5th Northern California Bankruptcy Conference sponsored by the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum.


“Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005”
2005 California State Bar-Insolvency Law Committee

Teleseminar Panelist-Donna Parkinson


“Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005”
2005 Sacramento County Bar Association-Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section

Speakers Donna Parkinson and Thomas Phinney


“Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005”
2005 Wachovia Small Business Capital

Speakers Donna Parkinson and Thomas Phinney


“Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005”
2005 Zions First National Bank

Speakers Donna Parkinson and Thomas Phinney


“Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005”
2005 Sacramento Area chapter 7 Trustees Association

Speaker Donna Parkinson


“Bankruptcy Fraud after Enron”
2004 California State Bar Convention, Monterey, CA

Panelist Donna Parkinson


“Ponzi Schemes in Bankruptcy”
2002 California Bankruptcy Forum Annual Convention

Panelist Donna Parkinson


Thomas R. Phinney

Programs and Seminars (Public Speaking)

Speaker:  “Year in Review: Bankruptcy Cases and Developments”  for the Sacramento County Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section, on March 23, 2016.  Co-presented with Paul Pascuzzi.


Speaker:  “ Attorneys’  Fees in Bankruptcy Cases”  for the Northern California Bankruptcy Conference, February 5, 2016.  Co-presented with Hon. Fredrick Clement and Professor Jared Ellias.   Moderated Judges Panel at same bankruptcy conference on February 6, 2016.


Moderator, “ Ask the Judges”  panel discussion and dinner event, sponsored by the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum, November 19, 2015.


Speaker:  “Year in Review” for the Sacramento County Bar Association – Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section in March 18, 2015.


Speaker:  “Substantive Consolidation in Bankruptcy Cases”, a Webinar sponsored by the California State Bar’s Business Law Section, May 29, 2014.


Speaker:  “Year in Review” for the Sacramento County Bar Association – Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section in February 19, 2014.


Speaker:  “The Contractual Integration Clause After Riverisland,” a Webinar sponsored by the California State Bar’s Business Law Section, June 6, 2013.


Speaker:  “Year in Review” for the Sacramento County Bar Association – Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section in February 2013.


Speaker:  “Select Issues in Committee Representations” for the Sacramento Country Bar, Bankruptcy and Commercial law section on November 16, 2011.


Speaker:  “Substantial Contribution Claims under § 503(b)(3)”, May 20, 2011 for the California Bankruptcy Conference, in Squaw Valley California.


Speaker:   “Hot Topics in Insolvency Law” a Webinar program presented, on April 27, 2011 for the Business Law Section of the California State Bar.


Speaker:  All-day seminar on “Real and Personal Property Foreclosure and Repossession in California,” on December 14, 2007.

 

Articles

“Test Your Knowledge: Recent Developments in Insolvency Law” (MCLE Article), Business Law News for the California State Bar, 2016 Issue 2 (co-written with Paul Pascuzzi).


“Test Your Knowledge: Recent Developments in Insolvency Law” for the CA State Bar Business Law News, Issue 3, August 2015.  Co-author Paul Pascuzzi.


“Test Your Knowledge: Recent Developments in Insolvency Law” for the CA State Bar Business Law News, Issue 3, November 2014.  Co-author Paul Pascuzzi.


“Test Your Knowledge: Recent Developments in Insolvency Law” for the CA State Bar Business Law News, Issue 4, December 2013.  Co-author Paul Pascuzzi.


“Recent Developments in Alter Ego Law,” California State Bar Business Law News, April 2012 (co-author Gary Kaplan).


“Section 330(a)(7): B.A.P.C.P.A.’s Half-Step Toward Treating Trustee’s Compensation As A Commission,” 28 Cal. Bankr. J. 508 (2006).


“Trustee’s Standing to Pursue Alter Ego Claims,” 26 Cal. Bankr. J 214 (2002).


Regular author of 9th Circuit case summaries for American Bankruptcy Institute (since 2010 at http://volo.abi.org/), 2000 to present.