|The California Bankruptcy
Forum is an organization comprised of local bankruptcy fora throughout
the State of California. Its primary purposes are to provide educational
support, a structure for communication between the bench and bar and
networking between the members, thereby providing better service to the
Our Purpose & Mission
Officers and Directors
2013 Conference Leadership Team
The purpose of the California Bankruptcy Forum (the “Forum” or the
“corporation”) shall be to promote and enhance the value of the
bankruptcy system and process in the State of California. The Forum
shall encourage and draw membership from all professional disciplines
involved in the bankruptcy system and process in the State of
California, including without limitation accountants, appraisers,
auctioneers, attorneys, bankers, brokers, consultants, crisis managers,
judges, and trustees.
The Forum shall sponsor educational programs and activities, and employ
other appropriate vehicles to encourage and promote the creation,
exchange and dissemination of information that improves bankruptcy
practice and procedure in the State of California.
The corporation may engage in any activities approved by the board of
directors (or, within the scope of its delegated authority, the
Executive Committee of the board of directors) consistent with the
The mission of the California Bankruptcy Forum is to:
Oversee the timely administration of the
bankruptcy needs of legal professionals;
Provide educational support with programs,
both local and statewide, for attorneys, other insolvency
professionals, and the community, to better serve both the community
and the profession.
The IRS requires that not-for-profit associations give their members
Your dues to local California Bankruptcy
Forum chapters are not deductible as a charitable contribution, but may
be used as a business deduction.
No portion of California Bankruptcy Forum
dues are allocated to lobbying.
The California Bankruptcy Forum organization does not offer
representation, provide legal advice or lawyer referrals.
For referrals you may contact:
The forum’s membership list is available
on this website and available to any interested party. The membership
list is only periodically updated. Contact the administrator of the
local forum serving a region for up-to-date information on a specific
individual’s current membership status.