Santa Monica, California Bankruptcy Lawyers
Paul McCullum is a hands-on consumer bankruptcy and is a tax attorney with a focus on both strategic tax planning and tax controversy. He is a zealous advocate for his clients in resolution of matters against the IRS, FTB, and for debt workouts with various creditors. With an extensive business background, he enjoys helping clients come out of bankruptcy with not only a fresh start, but a clear plan going forward. He has a special focus on tax planning for troubled borrowers in and out of the bankruptcy setting. Paul has specialized in bankruptcy law since he was a...
David Poitras has specialized in representing individuals and companies in all areas of bankruptcy (creditors, creditors' committees, debtors, investors and trustees, asset acquirers), out-of-court financial restructurings, receiverships, and assignments for the benefit of creditors.
Attorney Kathleen March was a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, Los Angeles, CA from 1988 to 2002. After completing her 14 years of service as a judge, she retired and decided to return to practicing law and established her law firm. Kathleen March's goal is to provide reliable, honest, and quality legal representation for debtors and creditors filing for bankruptcy.
Barry Freeman specializes in creditors' rights, Article 9 of the UCC and bank and asset-based lending, Barry's practice focuses on all aspects of secured and unsecured lending, asset-based and unsecured lending, special assets services, credits, syndicated and participated credits, representing both agents, participants and line banks; business bankruptcies; corporate reorganization; workouts and restructurings; agricultural lending; real estate workouts/financing; and litigation counseling involving lender liability issues.
Mr. Yoo's practice focuses on tax and bankruptcy litigation. He has represented clients in both criminal and civil cases against the California Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization and Employment Development Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He has handled matters including IRS and sales tax audits, tax fraud investigations, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) and innocent spouse claims. Mr. Yoo also represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 & 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including tax bankruptcy cases.
Tom Geher has expertise in bankruptcy, creditors' rights and insolvency and the representation of secured creditors, unsecured creditors, debtors and bankruptcy trustees in all aspects of Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases in a wide variety of businesses and industries. Tom has successfully represented numerous federal and state court receivers, as well as assignors and assignees in assignments for the benefit of creditors.
Mr. Selth is a graduate of University of California, Riverside where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and served an internship in the United States Senate. In 1985 he received his Juris Doctor Degree, Cum Laude, from Western State University. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Selth was employed for seven years by California Federal Savings & Loan Association, where he last worked as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of Cal Fed's Pasadena office. Mr. Selth served as a Deputy District Attorney in Orange County for two years before joining the firm of...
Mehrshad Mirkhan has nearly two decades of experience handling business law and civil litigation matters, including matters relating to business litigation, bankruptcy, contracts, banking, and more. He earned his law degree from the McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific in 1998. Known for his strategic, comprehensive, and personalized approach, Mr. Mirkhan is a talented legal professional with a tendency to look outside of the box for sophisticated solutions. Mr. Mirkhan has received several awards for his legal service, including “Commitment to Clients Award” and “Most Patient Advocate Award” from The McGeorge School of Law.
Leon Bayer Leon Bayer has successfully represented clients in bankruptcy for over 37 years. He is frequently called upon by the media, the California Bar and other associations to provide insight and help educate attorneys on bankruptcy issues.