This is a calendar of events for 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.


August 30 dinner:

Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum. Compensation and Disgorgement: Section 329 and Rule 2017 Proceedings; Earned Upon Receipt Retainers (Do they Exist?); Security Retainers; Required Disclosures by Debtor's Counsel; Chapter 13 Fee Application Issues and Other Current Fee Issues. Hon. Houle, Hon. Yun, Hays. Riverside.


September 12, 6:00 p.m. board meeting.

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


September 14 panel:

TMA Southern California Chapter. Harnessing the Power of Official Committees: 2016 Legal Restructuring Panel. Gautier, Kurth, Sharp. Beverly Hills.


September 14 (Wednesday) -- Monday Night Lawyer Movie Club Unless It's On Tuesday:

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.) and watch the latest film (usually around 7:30 p.m.) at the Regal Cinema (at L.A. Live, by Staples) or the Arclight in Hollywood. For upcoming film selections, dates, and times, visit or send a note to


September 15 dinner:

Financial Lawyers Conference. Chapter 11 -- Reform at Loan Syndications and Trading Association? Hon. Barash, Ganz, Goldberg, Prof. Smith. Los Angeles (back to Omni).


September 19 golf:

Earle Hagen Memorial Golf, Tennis And Poker Tournament. Northridge.


September 22 not a lunch:

Orange County Bankruptcy Forum. Is a late filed tax return a "return"? Hon. Wallace, Taylor. Santa Ana.


September 22-23 seminar:

Central California Bankruptcy Institute. Fresno.


September 29 to October 2 conference:

California State Bar Annual Meeting. San Diego.


October 18 lunch:

Bar Association of San Francisco, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section. Common evidentiary mistakes. Hon. Russell, Bovitz.


October 26-29 conference:

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. San Francisco.


November 14 lunch:

Annual ADR (mediation) lunch. TBA. Hon. Russell.


November 18 seminar:

Federal Bar Association. Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium. Boufadel (chair), Bovitz, Salvato, and many more. Los Angeles (Roybal, second floor).


December 1-3 conference:

American Bankruptcy Institute. Winter Leadership Conference (with a special CONSUMER CONNECT program directed to consumer practitioners). Rancho Palos Verdes.