Bankruptcy Dog


This is a calendar of events of interest to Los Angeles bankruptcy professionals. 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.



November 5 museum tour and social:

SoCal IWIRC. Studio 54: Night Magic.


November 10:

TMA Southern California. Coffee talk. 9:00 a.m.


November 11 cards:

TMA Southern California. Poker. 5 p.m.


November 12 Zoom, noon:

Orange County Bankruptcy Forum. Battening Down the Tax Hatches for the Coming Economic Storm: Tips for Taxpayers Large and Small. Taylor.


November 18 Zoom, noon:

Western San Bernardino County Bar Association. Bankruptcy 101 for the Non-Bankruptcy Attorney. Hon. Bauer (ret.), Borowitz, Clark. RSVP to


November 20 ethics seminar (Zoom -- you are responsible for your own bagel this year):

Federal Bar Association (Los Angeles). 17th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium (flyer, registration). Telling the Story on Your Timesheets: A Fee Examiner’s Tips for Creditors’ Lawyers and Bankruptcy Estate Professionals (Professor Nancy Rapoport, Garman Turner Gordon Professor of Law, Boyd School of Law, and Affiliate Professor of Business Law & Ethics, Lee Business School, University of Nevada, Las Vegas). Attorney Competence 101: The Latest Scams And Technical Dangers For Lawyers And Other Human Beings (Hon. Whitman Holt, Furr, Bovitz). Ethical Duties and Electronically Stored Information (Chase).


January 11, 2021 movie club (not 100% sure about the date, the film, or whether the movie club regulars want to sit all that close to you):

When the governor permits, and once the Regel has reopened, members of the Monday Night Lawyer Movie Club Unless It's On Tuesday will gather for a bite (usually at a restaurant at LA Live, next to Staples Center, 800 West Olympic Boulevard) and watch the latest film at the Regal Cinema (also at LA Live, 1000 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles). For upcoming film selections, dates, and times, visit or send a note to Bring your no-touch-thermometer; during 2021, the group will conduct non-contact temperature checks of all draft beers.


March 4, 2021:

American Bankruptcy Institute. Bankruptcy battleground west. Beverly Hills.


May 14-16, 2021:

California Bankruptcy Forum. 33rd Annual Insolvency Conference. La Costa (we think).


October 5-9, 2021 conference:

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


November 5, 2021 dinner:

Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association ("c"). Calvin Ashland Awards Dinner Honoring Judge of the Year: Chief Judge Maureen Tighe. Los Angeles (LA Grand Hotel).


May 20-22, 2022:

California Bankruptcy Forum. 34th Annual Insolvency Conference. Monterey (Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa on Del Monte Golf Course).


October 18-22, 2022 conference:

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. Orlando (Marriott World Center).


May 19-21, 2023:

California Bankruptcy Forum. 35th Annual Insolvency Conference. La Quinta (La Quinta Resort & Club).


October 10-14, 2023 conference:

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


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).