February 28 CSLC on ZOOM Upcoming Programs Toward Economic Justice:Reforming Debt Collection Practices March 7: Clean Slate (SB 22-099) March 14: Mobile Home Park Act (HB 22-1223) March 21: Reproductive Rights

Toward Economic Justice:Reforming Debt Collection Practices
Dear CSLC Members & Friends,You’re invited to join us this Monday for our next program. We’ll gather online on Monday, February 28 at noon to discuss a legislative proposal, Senate Bill 22-086, to modernize and reform debt collection practices in Colorado, including issues related to homestead exemptions, asset protections from seizure, wage garnishment, and broader themes of economic justice.Join us on Zoom (click to copy or follow link)
Karen Cody-Hopkins Cody-Hopkins Law Firm Karen Cody-Hopkins, Esq., is a Colorado attorney whose practice focuses on student loan law and consumer bankruptcy. She began her legal practice in Minnesota in 1993 and relocated to Colorado in 2002. She joined Charles Lilley & Associates, P.C. where she filed chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcies and worked on securities fraud, consumer, and antitrust class action cases. In 2011, she started her own firm. She also advises and lobbies on behalf of people facing student loan debt problems Today most of her cases are student loan cases including those in bankruptcy as well as state and federal court. She has taught student loan law to other lawyers and is a very active contributor to two national lawyer listservs concerning student loans. She is admitted to all Colorado federal and state Courts. She has worked on Colorado exemption legislation in 2015 and now.
Guy B. Humphries Attorney at LawGuy B. Humphries received a B.S. degree in political science from Colorado College in 1976, and a J.D. degree from Boston University in 1980. He was admitted to the Colorado Bar in 1980 and was a law clerk for Judge Aurel Kelly in the Colorado Court of Appeals. Mr. Humphries then worked in a general private practice in Grand Junction, Colorado until moving to Nashville, Tennessee in 1986. He was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1986 and engaged in the private practice of law with an emphasis on bankruptcy, insolvency and bankruptcy litigation. Mr. Humphries returned to Denver in 1990 and since that time, has engaged in the private practice of law with an emphasis on representing farmers, consumers and small business debtors in bankruptcy proceedings and related matters. He has been involved in Colorado homestead exemption work for over 20 years.
Charles Parnell Parnell & Associates PCCharles is known nationally for his expertise in analyzing tax issues in bankruptcy. He is a frequent speaker, educating attorneys and other professionals at continuing education seminars. In the bankruptcy field, he has extensive experience in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. In the tax resolution field, he has extensive experience in Offers in Compromise, Installment Agreements, Penalty Abatement and Lien Resolution. Charles graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming in 1985, and obtained his law degree at the University of Denver in 1989.
We look forward to seeing you on Monday!
Upcoming Programs March 7: Clean Slate (SB 22-099) March 14: Mobile Home Park Act (HB 22-1223) March 21: Reproductive Rights
2022 Executive Committee Chair: Sarah Barnes Vice Chair: Mathew Mengesha Treasurer: Cynthia Wadle Secretary & Membership Chair: Susan Stark Legislative Chair: Chaer Robert Communications Chair: Randle Loeb Members at Large: Chip Spreyer, Diane Rich, Nan Morehead, Kay Bengston, Aubrey Hasvold, Peter Severson, Patrick Potyondy, Dave DeLay
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