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.


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 27 dinner:

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section. Unique Issues in Healthcare Business Restructuring. Maizel, McDow. Los Angeles.


April 27 program:

Orange County Bar Association, Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section. Fourth Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Law Update. Hon. Albert, Hon. Bauer, Hon. Clarkson, Hon. Wallace, Mr. Hauser, Mr. Hays. Orange (Chapman).


April 29 morning seminar:

Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys' Association. Meet the Clerk: What Goes on Behind the Clerk's Window, New Chapter 13 Plan Form, Loan Modification Management Pilot Program. Hon. Barash, Koyama, Campbell, Cozad, Higginbotham.


May 4 dinner:

Financial Lawyers Conference. Jeffrey S. Turner Memorial Commercial Law Update. Prof. Hilson, Weise. Century City (InterContinental).


May 8 lunch:

Beverly Hills Bar Association. Class Action Claims in Bankruptcy. Pfister, Weiss. Beverly Hills (Lawry's).


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 10 networking:

IWIRC Southern California Network. Fashion, Food, and Fun. Los Angeles (Fred Segal).


May 19-21 seminar:

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


May 22 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 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.


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.