Course Description

This course is designed to introduce practitioners to bankruptcy practice.  The course includes an overview of basic concepts and procedures related to bankruptcy practice as well as practice pointers and other considerations.  

This course includes video recorded for a live CLE presentation for the Fayette County Bar Association's Lunch and Learn Series on January 16th, 2019.

Your purchase includes access to the course and course materials for 90 days.

CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE

This course contains approximately 65 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion. 

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.

Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • Charles O. Zebley, Jr., Esq.

    Charles O. Zebley, Jr., Esq.

    Charles O. Zebley, Jr. was born in Uniontown, PA in 1952, the son of Charles O. and Althea Zebley. He graduated from Allegheny College and Duquesne University Law School. He obtained his law degree in 1978, and is admitted to all state and federal courts for Pennsylvania.

    From 1978 through 1980, Chuck served as a law clerk for Judge Fred C. Adams of the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas. On September 4, 2001, Chuck opened Zebley Law Offices in a converted hair salon in Uniontown. The office prospered. By 2004, Chuck had partnered with local attorneys, Mark M. Mehalov and Daniel R. White to form Zebley, Mehalov & White. In the years since opening, Zebley, Mehalov & White has now become a law firm with four attorneys and twelve legal assistants. Chuck is the managing partner of the firm.

    Chuck belongs to the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He also belongs to several community organizations including the Centerville Borough Zoning Hearing Board. Chuck and his wife attend St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Uniontown, PA, where Chuck serves as Church Council president. Chuck is an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates. You can find him at PNC Park on the weekends.

    Chuck is a leading bankruptcy and insolvency attorney for Southwestern Pennsylvania, which includes Fayette, Washington, Westmoreland and Greene Counties. Since 2002, he has served on the panel of bankruptcy trustees for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He has filed over 5,000 cases for debtors and handled over 10,000 cases as trustee. He has also acted as a receiver when requested by the local courts. He frequently assists other attorneys with their bankruptcy questions and cases.

    In addition to bankruptcy, Chuck handles collections, foreclosures, business and commercial transactions, wills, estates and trusts, and real estate matters for the firm. Out-of-town law firms frequently retain Chuck as their local counsel for commercial, collection, and execution litigation.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Materials
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • Course Outline
    • Video Part One
    • Video Part Two
    • Video Part Three
    • Video Part Four
    • Course Evaluation (Required)