Featured Speaking Engagements and Publications

Steven L. Rayman

  • Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Steering Committee, “If You Were the Judge, What Would You Decide?" Thompsonville,  Michigan - 2015
  • Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Steering Committee, “If You Were the Judge, What Would You Decide?" Harbor Springs, Michigan - 2014
  • Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Steering Committee, “Bankruptcy Boot Camp”, Grand Rapids, Michigan - 2013
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education, “Representing Clients in Chapter 7 Proceedings – What the Hell Do I Do Now?”, Plymouth, Michigan – 2011
  •  American Bankruptcy Institute, “Protection of Retirement and Business Assets in Consumers Cases: Interests in Trust, Inherited Assets, Annuities, LLC and Corporate Issues, LaQuinta, California – 2009
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, “Practical Strategies to Maximize the Debtor Ability to Get a Discharge in Chapter 13”, Washington, DC – 2009
  •  American Bankruptcy Institute, “Means Testing and Payment of Secured Debts on “Luxury” Items – In Re Carleton and the Tirade Over the Excalade”, Acme, Michigan – 2007
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education, “Creditors’ Rights 2006”, Kalamazoo, Michigan – 2006
  • Lorman Education Services, “Collection Techniques and Law”, Grand Rapids, Michigan – 2006
  • Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan, “Bankruptcy Issues – What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You”, Kalamazoo, Michigan – 2005
  • NBI, Inc., “Aligning Your Practice with the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005”, Grand Rapids, Michigan – 2005
  • Lorman Education Services, “Collection Techniques and Law”, Kalamazoo, Michigan – 2005
  • NBI, Inc., “Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law and Procedure in Michigan”, Grand Rapids, Michigan – 2004
  • Rayman, Steven L. “Standing to Pursue Avoidance Actions in Chapter 13: ‘Who’s on First? Trustee’s On Second?,’” NACTT Quarterly, Autumn 14, No. 1, 2001.
  • Rayman, Steven L. “ §506(c) - Manna from Heaven,” Federal Bar Association, Western Michigan Chapter, Bankruptcy Law Newsletter, November, 2, No. 3, 1989.

Cody H. Knight at his deskCody H. Knight

  • Hosted and spoke at a brief seminar on the interrelationship between family law and the bankruptcy courts for the Kalamazoo County Bar Association, Family Law Section (October 2012)
  • Protection of Retirement and Business Assets in Consumer Cases: Interest in Trusts, Inherited Assets, Annuities, LLC and Corporate Interests, with  materials entitled “The Debtor’s LLC Interest in Bankruptcy - What Did the Trustee Get Herself Into?”  23rd Annual Winter Leadership Conference for the American Bankruptcy Institute (December 2011)
  • Spoke at an Institute of Continuing Legal Education seminar regarding Michigan’s Judgment Lien Statute, MCL § 600.2801 (October 2005)
  • In October of 2005, I hosted and was the speaker for a seminar on the changes to the Bankruptcy Code for the Kalamazoo County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section (October 2005)

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Steve Rayman, the principal partner of Rayman & Knight, has been a Michigan attorney since 1979, and has spent over thirty years in the field of bankruptcy, reorganization, and debt consolidation.  Steve spent the first several years of his lega… Read More
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Cody H. Knight has been a partner in Rayman & Knight since 2002. Upon his graduation from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cody decided to focus his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and financial insolvency work. Of his choice of… Read More

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