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You and the Law – Navigating Bankruptcy & Evictions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm




Date/Time: November 4, 2021
Roanoke Higher Education Center, Room 212
108 N. Jefferson Street – Roanoke, VA
 Cost: FREE to the Public – Registration is Required as Seating is Limited
5:30 p.m. Check in
6:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
David Beidler, Esq. and Lori Thompson, Esq. – Committee, You and the Law Program

6:10 p.m. Bankruptcy Program will be presented by the Honorable Paul Black and Andrew Goldstein, Esq., Bankruptcy Trustee. This session will provide an overview of how bankruptcy courts operate and key rules and procedures that govern how bankruptcy cases are conducted.  Attendees will gain a better understanding of the fundamental differences between Chapters 7, 11 and 13, and the role of attorneys and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings.   
6:50 – 7:00 p.m. There will be a 10 minute break
7:00 p.m.  Landlord – Tenant presentation will be made by Grimes Creasy, Esq. and David Beidler, Esq. This session will focus on basic landlord-tenant law related to residential evictions in Virginia, including recent changes of state and federal law affecting evictions. This session will finish with an overview of Virginia’s Rent Relief Program.
 7:40 p.m. Questions and Answer period
8: 00 p.m. Adjournment
 To Register: Registration is now closed. Walk-in seats are available. Written materials are limited to those on hand.



November 4
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Roanoke Higher Education Center