Of Counsel Kathleen Cashman-Kramer authored a case summary titled, “Berkley v. Burchard (In re Berkley) (9th Cir. BAP)“ which was published in the Insolvency Law Committee E-Bulletin by the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association (CLA). The article was written by Ms. Cashman-Kramer with editorial contributions from Insolvency Law Committee members Summer Shaw and Hon. Meredith Jury (ret.).
In the article, Ms. Cashman-Kramer analyzes the case Berkley v. Burchard where the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (“BAP”) published a decision confirming a well-settled area of Chapter 13 case law, to clarify an issue regarding increases in a Chapter 13 debtor’s post-confirmation compensation. She further explains that BAP also affirmed a decision of the Northern District of California bankruptcy court granting the Chapter 13 trustee’s motion to modify the debtor’s Chapter 13 plan to capture sufficient funds from a $3.8 million payment received by the debtor in order to pay all of the Chapter 13 creditors in full.
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Ms. Cashman-Kramer practices in the areas of bankruptcy and other insolvency matters as well as in commercial and real estate litigation. Her representation in the Bankruptcy Court includes bankruptcy trustees, secured, priority and unsecured creditors, lessors, and bankruptcy debtors in commercial Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings. She has represented a Chapter 13 Trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California. She also has represented title insurance companies as well as individual and corporate parties in business and real estate litigation.
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