This is a calendar of events of interest to Los Angeles bankruptcy professionals. The Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum is a proud sponsor of If you would like an event to be posted on "the dog," please send your announcement to J. Scott Bovitz. Include the link to the registration page on your group's web site. Thank you.


March 21 seminar:

American Bankruptcy Institute. Bankruptcy Battleground West. Los Angeles (LA Live).


March 23 mixer:

TMA So Cal. 3rd Annual March Madness Mixer. Los Angeles (Smith & Cohen).


March 30 lunch:

The Beverly Hills Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section. Stay Put: The Uncomfortable Intersection Between State and Federal Debt Collection Laws and the Bankruptcy Code. Hon. Ahart, Bovitz. Beverly Hills (Lawry's).


March 30 panel:

TMA Southern California. Navigating the Retail Meltdown. Newman, Nowlan. Los Angeles.


April 6 dinner:

Financial Lawyers Conference. Navigating Shifting Ground in Workouts and Chapter 11 Bankruptcies. Klee, Weiss. Los Angeles.


April 11 (Tuesday) movie:

Every now and then, members of the "Monday Night Lawyer Movie Club Unless It's on Tuesday" gather for a quick bite (usually around 6:00 p.m. at the Yard House or Ford's Filling Station at L.A. Live next to Staples Center) and watch the latest film (usually around 7:30 p.m.) at the Regal Cinema (also at L.A. Live). For upcoming film selections, dates, and times, visit or send a note to


April 20 lunch:

Orange County Bankruptcy Forum. The End of Brick and Mortar Retail as We Know It, and I Feel Fine. Hon. Yun, Issa, Holt, Bouslog, Marshack. Costa Mesa.


April 24 dinner:

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum. Joseph Bernfeld Distinguished Speakers Program, Tumbling with Trump: Poter Ponders Pending Legislation, featuring Katherine Porter, Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law. Los Angeles.


April 29 morning seminar:

Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys' Association. Meet the Clerk: What Goes on Behind the Clerk's Window. Campbell, Cozad, Higginbotham.


May 8 board meeting:

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum. Board meeting, 6:00 p.m. Los Angeles (Greenberg & Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP, 1900 Avenue of the Stars, 21st Floor).


May 19-21 seminar:

California Bankruptcy Forum. 29th Annual Insolvency Conference. Loews Coronado Bay Resort.


June 5 dinner:

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum. Annual night with the bankruptcy judges. Los Angeles. (Also Bovitz' birthday.)


June 15 lunch:

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section. Bankruptcy Judge Ernest M. Robles: Pet Peeves and Best Practices. Los Angeles.


November 9 dinner:

Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys' Association. Calvin Ashland Awards Dinner. Los Angeles.