2017 Bankruptcy & Collections Seminars: Arkansas and Oklahoma

Day One: Collections

Seminar topics include:

  • 10 Cardinal Rules for Proper Repossession
  • Military Lending Act
  • Complying with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SMCRA)
  • The Use of Auto-Dialers for Debt Collection
  • Collection Considerations in Member Business Lending

Day Two: Bankruptcy

Seminar topics include:

  • An Overview of Chapter 7 & 13, including such topics as:
    • Freezing Funds
    • Attending Creditors Meeting – when & why
    • Denial of Privileges Policies
    • When to Close Existing Accounts
    • How to Deal with Employees Who File Bankruptcy
    • §722 Redemptions in Chapter 7 Bankruptcies
    • The Interplay of Charge-Offs & Bankruptcies
  • The Universal Bankruptcy Checklist for All Secured Lenders
  • CFPB – Indirect Auto Lending
  • The Redaction Trap
  • The Mortgage Lender’s D-I-Y Guide to Bankruptcy Proofs of Claim

Who Should Attend?

Presidents/CEOs/managers, loan officers, credit committee members/volunteers, collection officers, compliance officers, and any other credit union staff responsible for minimizing the credit union's exposure to bankruptcy losses, collections, or lenders in general would benefit from these seminars.

Dates & Locations

Oklahoma City, August 9-10

Early Bird Deadline: June 28
Credit Union House
631 E. Hill Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Lodging Offers

Business casual dress is appropriate. Bring a jacket or sweater as room temperatures vary.


8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch (provided)
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Session

*Includes 2 refreshment breaks

Presenter - Frank Drake

Frank DrakeFranklin Drake has been a partner in the Raleigh, North Carolina law firm of Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers since 1994, following a sixteen year practice specializing in creditor's rights, bankruptcy, and repossession law in Louisville, Kentucky. He has practiced in North Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia and the federal courts of southern Indiana. For the last 30 years, he has lectured regularly at practical training courses, bankruptcy and regulatory compliance programs and webinars. Mr. Drake graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1975 with a B.A. with honors and with his law degree in 1978.

Continuing Education Units

Requests for certificates of attendance are processed after the event. Contact Janine McBee, CUDE, Sr. Training Director at 800-442-5762 ext. 6634 or email jmcbee@cornerstoneleague.coop for additional information or questions.

Educational Investment

Fee Per Person/Per Seminar

League Members Only
Early Bird Rate - $199
Regular Rate - $249

Walk-in accommodated on a space available basis. Your investment includes instruction, extensive handouts, continental breakfast, lunch, and two (2) refreshment breaks.

Registrant Cancellation Policy

Substitutions are always welcome. Registration fee refunds (less a $50 processing fee per person/per seminar) are granted for cancellations received in writing two weeks prior to the seminar.

Seminar Cancellation Policy

Locations with less than 20 registrants two weeks out may be cancelled. In the event of cancellation, all registrants will be notified.

Grant Assistance

The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is accepting grant applications for League training events based on financial need. Applications must be received by application deadlines. Please visit the Foundation’s website to view all grant applications, guidelines and deadlines. Contact Emily Moreno, Foundation Grants Manager, at 469-385-6483 for more information.


Call 800-442-5762 ext. 6634 or 469-385-6634 or email training@cornerstoneleague.coop.

If you have physical, medical, or dietary needs requiring special attention, please contact us for proper arrangements to be made. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaint or refund, please contact us at 800-442-5762 ext. 6630.