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National Business Institute Offers Seminar on Michigan Foreclosure, Repossession and Bankruptcy Issues

March 6, 2003

Lawrence M. Dudek, a principal at the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., will speak at the upcoming "Michigan Foreclosure and Related Bankruptcy and Title Issues" seminar sponsored by the National Business Institute. Held on Tuesday, May 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Quality Inn & Suites at 3750 Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor, the seminar will address critical foreclosure, repossession, and bankruptcy issues surrounding the secured lender.

The seminar, designed for attorneys, bankers, commercial lending officers, title insurance professionals, and credit managers, will give participants a working knowledge of the bankruptcy and pre-bankruptcy process and will identify the most valued steps to take toward a successful foreclosure action. Speakers will discuss foreclosure, including title problems and solutions; ethical considerations; Chapter 7 and 13 issues; and bankruptcy issues relating to mortgage foreclosure.

Cost is $249 per person, $199 each additional registrant. Fee includes the manual Michigan Foreclosure and Related Bankruptcy and Title Issues. Register online at or call the National Business Institute at (800) 930-6182. Walk-in registration will be available if spaces are open on the day of the event.

Dudek resides in the firm’s Detroit office and has extensive experience in state and federal court bankruptcy proceedings and in commercial real estate foreclosure matters. He has lectured for ICLE and the State Bar of Michigan on real estate foreclosure and authored "The Uses of a Real Property Receivership," and "Pay of Paid Provision in a Construction Contract." He is also the chair elect of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

The 300-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Pensacola, Florida, Washington, D.C., Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland. Visit