Bankruptcy Dog

This is a calendar of events of interest to Los Angeles bankruptcy professionals. All start times are Pacific Time. 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.



June 6, program

TMA Southern California. Special Asset Panel. Freed, Moldoff, Rosenheck, Chenetz, Wernick, Weiss.


June 7, live

Financial Lawyers Conference. Commercial Law Updates. Hilson, Weise. Los Angeles.


June 7, computer stuff


On Wednesday, June 7, 2023, required maintenance will be performed on the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing system (CM/ECF).

As a result, CM/ECF will not be available on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PST. Please contact the CM/ECF Help Desk at (213) 894-2365 should you have any questions.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



June 12, Zoom, 2:00 p.m.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California. Central guide information session.
Meeting ID: 160 369 6570 Password: TCG2023


June 12, dinner

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum. Annual Night of the Judges. Griffin Club, Los Angeles. Hons. Albert, Bluebond, Brand, Russell, Reyes Bordeaux, Barash, Bason, Saltzman, Johnson.


June 17

Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association. Updates in the Area of Default Interest Rates and Hard Money Loans; Adversary Proceedings 101. Hon. Johnson, Havkin, Warrington, Rodriguez, Antico.


July 15

Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association. Witness Testimony: Testifying in Court and at Meetings of Creditors; Settlement Agreements. Lally, Tedford.


August 20, mixer

Orange County Bankruptcy Forum. Summer Social (in person). Irvine.


September 30, deadline to pay your $25.00 to the court

From the clerk of the district court (and all bankruptcy lawyers are members of the district court):

On June 3, 2022, the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Central District of California published a notice informing attorneys about an annual renewal fee of $25 for every attorney who has been a member of the Bar of the Central District of California for at least one year. 

Pursuant to District Court’s General Order No. 21-05, attorneys who fail to pay the fee by September 30 will be subject to removal from the rolls of the Court’s Bar and must reapply for membership under the District Court’s applicable Local Rules.

The annual renewal fee of $25 is due on September 1 of each year for all attorneys admitted to the Court’s Bar before September 1 of the prior year. The fee must be paid online through the U.S. District Court’s website at

Additional details are provided in the U.S. District Court’s Notice from the Clerk, at the following link:


October 10-14, 2023 conference

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. Austin (J.W. Marriott).


November 3-5, conference

IWIRC. On the Vine conference. Santa Barbara.


November 9, dinner

cdcbaa. Calvin Ashland Awards Dinner (honoring David Goodrich as trustee of the year). Sheraton Universal, Universal City.


May 17-19, 2024

California Bankruptcy Forum. 36th Annual Insolvency Conference. Santa Barbara (Ritz-Carlton Bacara).


September 17-19, 2024 conference

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. Seattle (Hyatt Regency Seattle).


September 16-19, 2025 conference

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. Chicago (Marriott Marquis Chicago).