Past Events

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2018 PROGRAMS

October 11: Annual Judges’ Night – Judges On Trial!
Speakers:
Hon. Theodor C. Albert
Hon. Neil W. Bason
Hon. Catherine E. Bauer
Hon. Erithe A. Smith
Hon. Mark Wallace
Moderator: Anerio V. Altman, Esq., Lake Forest Bankruptcy

September 27: No Whining – Lessons from the Premier Cru Liquidation
Speakers:
The Honorable William J. Lafferty, III, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California
J. Michael Issa, Glass Ratner
Mark Chavez, Esq., Chavez & Gertler, LLP
Moderator: Kyra Andrassy, Esq., Smiley Wang-Ekvall LLP

August 16: Brown Bag, “What is New in Chapter 13”
Speaker:
Amrane Cohen, Chapter 13 Trustee

July 12: Brown Bag, “Chapter 11 and Tax Issues:
Everything You Need to Know about Avoiding an Objection from the United States of America”
Speakers:
Jolene Tanner, Assistant United States Attorney, Tax Division
Najah J. Shariff, Assistant United States Attorney, Tax

June 14: Brown Bag, “Bankruptcy Appeals – Jurisdiction and Finality of Orders and Judgments”
Speakers:
Hon. Meredith Jury, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
Kevin Hoyt, Esq., Estes & Hoyt
Moderator: Ryan O’Dea, Esq., Shulman Hodges & Bastian, LLP

May 31: Brown Bag, “Attorneys Fee Compensation in Chapter 13 Cases”
Speakers:
Amrane Cohen, Chapter 13 Trustee
Misty Perry Isaacson, Esq., Pagter and Perry Isaacson, APLC
Anerio V. Altman, Esq., Lake Forest Bankruptcy
Moderator: Donald W. Sieveke, Esq.

April 4: Membership Mixer at Pelican Hill Resort

January 26: Competence MCLE: Mindfulness
Speakers:
Hon. Erithe Smith, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
Kenneth N. Klee, Esq., Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP
Moderator: David A.  Wood, Esq.

January 25: Brown Bag, “Oh Homestead – Where Art Thou?”
Speakers:
Hon. Theodor Albert, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
Hon. Neil Bason, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
David Tilem, Esq.

2017 PROGRAMS

December 13: Holiday Party

November 16: Brown Bag, “How to Successfully Prosecute a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Using the New Forms (and Rules)”
Speakers:
Hon. Meredith Jury, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
Hon. Catherine Bauer, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
Amrane Cohen, Chapter 13 Trustee

October 5: Judges’ Night
Participating Judges Included:
Hon. Catherine E. Bauer
Hon. Neil Bason
Hon. Erithe A. Smith
Hon. Mark Wallace

June 29: Brown Bag, “Section 724 Decoded: A Primer for Chapter 7 Trustees and Attorneys”
Speakers:
Jolene Tanner, U.S. Attorney’s Office
David Wood, Marshack Hays LLP
Sean A. O’Keefe, O’Keefe & Associates Law Corporation
Moderator:
 Donald W. Sieveke

April 24: Brown Bag, “Loan Modification Management Program”
Speaker:
Hon. Martin R. Barash, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

April 20: The Impending Death of Brick and Mortar Retail as We Know It
Speakers:
Hon. Scott Yun, 
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
J. Michael Issa
, GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC
Whitman L. Holt
, Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP
Matthew G. Bouslog, 
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Moderator: Richard A. Marshack
, Marshack Hays LLP

March 9: Brown Bag, “Mortgage Reaffirmation”
Speakers:
David E. McAllister, Esq., Aldridge Pite, LLP
Professor Katherine Porter, UCI School of Law
Moderator:
 Donald W. Sieveke

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