FBA-LA’s 14th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium

FBA-LA’s 14th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium

November 17, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Roybal Federal Building, Conference Room 283
255 E. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90017

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    Honorable Barry Russell, United States Bankruptcy Court
Honorable Meredith A. Jury, United States Bankruptcy Court
Honorable Martin R. Barash, United States Bankruptcy Court
Ron Maroko, Office of the United States Trustee
J. Scott Bovitz, Bovitz & Spitzer
Michael T. O’Halloran, Law Office of Michael T. O’Halloran
Carey Caruso, Law Office of Carey Caruso
Kenneth D. Sulzer, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
Jade Brewster, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Program Chair: Joseph Boufadel, Salvato Law Offices

9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Morning Programs

  • An Ounce of Discipline
  • A mixed bag of ethical issues arising with client retention, client management, and termination of the attorney-client relationship
  • Benefits, Pitfalls, and Ethical Considerations of Corporate Chapter 7 Bankruptcy


1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Afternoon Programs

  • Competence Issues/Substance Abuse:  Carey Caruso, Law Office of Carey Caruso
  • Elimination of Bias – Recognizing and Adjusting for Bias in the Legal Profession:  Kenneth D. Sulzer and Jade Brewster of Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

MCLE: 3.5 Hours Legal Ethics; 1 Hr. Substance Abuse; 1 Hr. Elimination of Bias. This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit by the State Bar of California. The FBA certifies that this activity conforms to the standards of approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

Cost: $25 (FBA members); $35 (CDCBAA and LABF members);
$40 (non-members). At Door $50
Afternoon Session Only $20; FBA Member (Afternoon Only) – No Charge
Judges and Clerks – No Charge


Joseph Boufadel, Esq.

Salvato Law Offices

355 South Grand Avenue | Suite 2450

Los Angeles | California 90071-9500

(213) 484-8400 | Tel

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Certified Specialist | Bankruptcy Law

State Bar of California

Board of Legal Specialization

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