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Public Counsel William J. Lasarow Awards October 25, 2018

2018 William J. Lasarow
Awards Reception

Recognizing Outstanding
Bankruptcy Pro Bono Service

Thursday, October 25, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

The Roybal Federal Building
Main Lobby & Reception Hall
255 East Temple Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Please RSVP (with names of any guests)
to dap@publiccounsel.org mailto:dap@publiccounsel.org

MCLE Program – Bankruptcy and the Supreme Court: A Discussion of Cases Past, Present, and Future

The SBCBA Debtor/Creditor Section Presents: Bankruptcy and the Supreme Court: A Discussion of Cases Past, Present, and Future.

Tuesday, September 26, 2018, at 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. – Santa Barbara College of Law, 20 E. Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Lunchtime panel discussing bankruptcy-related decisions by the Supreme Court of the United States. The discussion will cover selected hidden treasures among the Supreme Court’s decisions from the 1800s, key practice pointers from cases decided between 2015-2018, and predictions about future issues that the Supreme Court will or should consider.

Moderator:
Meghann A. Triplett, Margulies Faith, LLP, San Luis Obispo, CA

Speakers:
Hon. Deborah J. Saltzman, United States Bankruptcy Judge (C.D. Cal.)
Jerry Namba, Law Office of Jerry Namba / Chapter 7 Trustee, Santa Maria, CA
Whitman L. Holt, Partner at Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP, Los Angeles, CA

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California Lawyers Association Annual Meeting – September 12-15, 2018 in San Diego

This meeting previously was the California Bar Assn annual meeting.  The MCLE arm of the state bar however separated from the state bar effective the beginning of this year calling itself the California Lawyers Association.  The CLA education programs this year can be found here.  No bankruptcy programs but there are several programs that look interesting including several ethics programs.

2018 Honor Roll Reception July 21, 2018

Email this morning from Barbara Sanchez, Neighborhood Legal Services

Good morning!

In recognition of your support of pro se litigants, the United States Bankruptcy Court invites you to the 2018 Honor Roll reception.

This year’s reception is sponsored by the CDCBAA, and will be held immediately prior to the Fifth Annual James T. King Bankruptcy Symposium.  Please see the attached invitation for further details. Pro Bono Invitation-2018   To attend, please RSVP to Jennifer_Kohout@cacb.uscourts.gov by July 17, 2018.

Your willingness to volunteer your time and expertise provides a tremendous resource for Self-Help visitors, giving them direction, comfort, and relief in a difficult time. Please allow us to express our appreciation prior to the James T. King event.

With sincere thanks for all you do,

Barbara

Listening Session in Riverside July 9, 2018 re Chapter 13

This is a great concept.  Judge Scott Clarkson, Chair of the Central District of California Case Management Committee, is going to preside over a “Listening Session” which will allow him to listen to “community members and canvass arising issues regarding current chapter 13 procedures after the implementation of the new chapter 13 form plan.”   You can see the flyer here.  Listening Session Clarkson  I might have to attend myself.

Automatic Stay and Discharge Injunction Violations Program This Saturday – June 9, 2018 at 11am.

Saturday, June 9, 2018
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Southwestern Law School
 Automatic Stay and Discharge Injunction Violations
SPEAKERS:
  • Christopher P. Burke
  • Raymond H. Aver
  • M. Jonathan Hayes, Moderator
     There have been two stunning decisions recently dealing with the common issue of violations of the automatic stay and the discharge injunction. The first is In re Sundquistwhere Judge Christopher Klein in Sacramento awarded $45 million in damages and sanctions against a bank that held a foreclosure sale notwithstanding the prior bankruptcy filing. In In re Marino, Judge Bruce Beesley in Reno, Nevada awarded $119,000 in sanctions and damages when the bank continued contacting the debtor post discharge. Read more…

LA County Bar Program on Fraudulent Transfers – June 12, 2018

Fraudulent and Voidable Transfers Update: Bankruptcy and Superior Courts 

Presented by: Remedies and Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Sections
Program Date: 

Tuesday, June 12, 2018Los Angeles County Bar Association
1055 W. 7th Street, Suite 2700
Los Angeles, CA 90017
ProgramDescription:
Please join us for a lively discussion on avoiding and defending fraudulent transfers under the Bankruptcy Code and Uniform Voidable Transfers Act in Bankruptcy and Superior courts. Read more…

Bankruptcy Inn of the Court Meeting – June 12, 2018

Join our hosts,
Anthony Friedman, Inn President and Honorable Neil Bason, Program Moderator on  
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
for the final installment of  The James T. King Bankruptcy Inn of Court Year
we will be meeting at 6:00 p.m. for the reception and 6:30 p.m. dinner at
Taix French Restaurant
1911 W. Sunset Blvd. 
Los Angeles, CA 90026
with a 
presentation by pupillage team 6 
“Chapter 11 Plan Issues and Confirmation Hearing” Read more…

Ethics and Getting Paid – Prof. Nancy Rapoport – July 21, 2018

Prof. Nancy Rapoport is our guest speaker along with Judge Erithe Smith for the cdcbaa Fifth Annual Jim King Bankruptcy Symposium.  Below is her top 15 most downloaded articles.  They can all be downloaded here.

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 1.

Lord of the Flies (1963): Development of Rules Within an Adolescent Culture

SCREENING JUSTICE – THE CINEMA OF LAW: SIGNIFICANT FILMS OF LAW, ORDER AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, Rennard Strickland, Teree E. Foster & Taunya Lovell Banks, eds., William S. Hein & Co., 2006, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-21
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 29 May 2008
Nancy B. Rapoport
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads707(31,176)
2.

Enron, Titanic, and the Perfect Storm

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 71, p. 1373, 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Nancy B. Rapoport
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads600(38,868)

LABF Night with the Judges Coming Up – June 4, 2018

The Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum is pleased to host its Annual Night with the Judges
on Monday, June 4, 2018, at The L.A. Hotel Downtown.
Come meet and greet a number of bankruptcy judges from the Central District of California who, following dinner, will each discuss a recent case with special meaning either to the judge or to our practice.  Our distinguished panel will again be moderated by the Hon. Sheri Bluebond, Chief Bankruptcy Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.  This year our panelists will be:
Hon. Martin R. Barash
Hon. Neil W. Bason
Hon. Sheri Bluebond
Hon. Julia W. Brand
Hon. Scott C. Clarkson
Hon. Victoria S. Kaufman
Hon. Sandra R. Klein
Hon. Robert N. Kwan
Hon. Barry Russell
Hon. Erithe A. Smith
  Young Professionals Networking at 5:00 p.m.
Members: $95.00
Non-Members: $130.00
Government: $45.00
At door: Add’l $10.00
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Dinner at 6:45 pm
Program at 7:30 pm
Lights out at 8:45 pm
Location:
The L.A. Hotel Downtown
333 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA