FBA 15th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium – November 16, 2018

Email from my friend Joe Boufadel,


Good morning. I’m chairing this year’s Federal Bar Association’s 15th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Roybal Federal Building (3.5 hours of legal ethics).  This year, we have another great line-up of speakers and programs. I know many of you have attended in the past, and I encourage all of you to attend again. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.  Thank you.

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FBA’s 15th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium

Friday, November 16, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Roybal Federal Building, Conference Room 283

255 E. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Pastries, Bagels, Coffee, Tea will be provided


  • ·         Hon. Martin R. Barash, United States Bankruptcy Court
  • ·         Hon. Robert N. Kwan, United States Bankruptcy Court
  • ·         Hon. Barry Russell, United States Bankruptcy Court
  • ·         Ron Maroko, Office of the United States Trustee
  • ·         Kristin Ritsema, Office of Chief Trial Counsel, State Bar of CA
  • ·         Jolene Tanner, U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • ·         Ellen A. Pansky, Pansky Markle Attorneys at Law
  • ·         Elmer Dean Martin III, Elmer Dean Martin III, a Professional Corporation
  • ·         Daniel M. Cislo, Cislo & Thomas LLP
  • ·         J. Scott Bovitz, Bovitz & Spitzer

Program Chair: Joseph Boufadel, Salvato Law Offices


1.      How Not to be Befuddled by Bankruptcy Tax

2.      Outsourcing, Delegating, and Abdicating: What Are Your Professional Responsibilities?

3.      The Ethical Lawyer’s Dilemma: Information Technology in the Era of the iPhone, Software as a Service, and the Internet of Things

4.      The New California Rules of Professional Conduct: How They Will Affect Your Bankruptcy Practice

MCLE: 3.5 Hours Legal Ethics. 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 | Judges and Clerks – No Charge

 Joseph Boufadel, Esq.

Salvato Law Offices

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