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.


May 17 lunch:

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property Section. Allocation of Risk in Springing Guarantees: "Market", Myths and Governing Legal Principles. North, Rothfuss, Weissburg. Los Angeles.


May 19-21 seminar:

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


June 1 networking:

TMA Southern California. 15th Annual "Night of Excellence" Charity Networking Event. Los Angeles (Petersen Automotive Museum).


June 5 dinner:

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum. Annual night with the bankruptcy judges. Hons. Barash, Bason, Bluebond, Brand, Kaufman, Klein, Kwan, Saltzman. Los Angeles (LA Hotel). Also, Bovitz' birthday and Young Professionals Networking at 5:00 p.m.


June 8 seminar:

CDCBAA and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. An introduction to chapter 7 consumer bankruptcy law. Clark, Beirne, Cooper. Los Angeles (pro bono required).


June 8 lunch:

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section. Usury and Financial Lender's Licenses -- Avoiding Issues with Private Financing. Goldfarb, McCurnin.


June 8 dinner:

Financial Lawyers Conference. Annual bankruptcy law update. Davidson, Glazer, Shaffer. Los Angeles (Omni).


June 14 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


June 15 lunch:

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


October 8-11 conference:

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. Paris. (OK, actually the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.)


November 9 dinner:

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