There remains alot of misinformation about whether or not a business or individual can still obtain relief through a bankruptcy proceeding after the overhaul of the Bankruptcy Code by Congress in late 2005.
Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2008
Larry D. Simons announces the formation of the Law Offices of Larry D. Simons, located in Pasadena, California. The Firm is located at 225 South Lake Avenue, Suite 300, Pasadena, California. Its phone number is 626.432.5406 and its website is http://www.lsimonslaw.com.
The Firm is focusing on matters before the United States Bankruptcy Court. Specifically, the Firm will represent individuals and small businesses as Chapter 7 and 13 debtors. The Firm will also represent individuals and businesses as creditors in any bankruptcy proceeding. Lastly, the Firm will represent parties involved in adversary proceedings pending before the Bankruptcy Court. The Firm offers a free initial consultation to prospective clients.
Most of the Firm's debtor clients seek bankruptcy relief due to either a high amount of debt, usually credit cards or medical bills or to save their real property from a pending foreclosure. "There remains alot of misinformation about whether or not a business or individual can still obtain relief through a bankruptcy proceeding after the overhaul of the Bankruptcy Code by Congress in late 2005." states Larry D. Simons, principal of the Firm.
Larry D. Simons, is a certified specialist in Bankruptcy by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Currently, there are less than 110 attorneys who have been designated as certified specialists in bankruptcy by the State Bar of California. Further, Mr. Simons is currently Vice Chair of the Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission, the body that administers the exam and screening process for prospective specialist candidates.
Mr. Simons has been named by Southern California Super Lawyers magazine as a rising star in Southern California in the bankruptcy field for 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers as a rising star.
Having been in practice for over 12 years, Mr. Simons has published numerous articles. His articles have appeared in Norton Bankruptcy Adviser, California Bankruptcy Journal and Debt3, the trade publication for the Commercial Law League of America. A complete list of his articles can be found on the Firm's website, http://www.lsimonslaw.com. Mr. Simons is also a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy topics, having recently participated on a panel for the Los Angeles Paralegal Association on substantive changes to the bankruptcy code since the enactment of BAPCPA in October 2005.
Mr. Simons is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys as well as local bar associations, including the Los Angeles Bar Association, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, San Gabriel Valley Bar Association and the Pasadena Bar Association.
Prior to forming his own firm, Mr. Simons was an associate at a bankruptcy boutique in downtown Los Angeles where he represented bankruptcy trustees, creditor committees and individual debtors. Before that, he was a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Kathleen Thompson, United States Bankruptcy Judge and the Hon. Arthur Greenwald (ret.), United States Bankruptcy Judge. Mr. Simons's legal career began at a small consumer bankruptcy firm in Woodland Hills where he honed his craft in representing businesses and individuals before the Bankruptcy Court. Mr. Simons is admitted to practice in California, the United States District Court, Central District of California, Eastern District of California, Southern District of California as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
About Law Offices of Larry D. Simons:
A full service law firm in Pasadena, California representing individuals and businesses before the United States Bankruptcy Court.
Larry D. Simons
Law Offices of Larry D. Simons