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Webinar: A Bankruptcy Primer for Small Businesses

February 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

1.5 Hours MCLE

An introduction to court supervised and out of court options for small businesses in financial distress. The discussion will include the benefits of Chapter 11 and a highlight of the new small business provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, the Small Business Reorganization Act, which became effective on February 19, 2020 and is intended to streamline and make less expensive the bankruptcy option for small businesses.

The speakers are members of the 2020 Small Business Reorganization Task Force, Education and Outreach Subcommittee, a working committee of bankruptcy professionals and judges in the Central District of California established by Chief Bankruptcy Judge Maureen Tighe.  One of the purposes of the Task Force is to educate and provide access to small business about reorganization options under the Bankruptcy Code and the Small Business Reorganization Act.   

Moderator: Marina Fraigun. Speakers: Everett Green and Lynda T. Bui.

Lynda T. Bui

Lynda T. Bui is a partner of Shulman Bastian Friedman & Bui, LLP’s bankruptcy department. Ms. Bui represents clients in a variety of industries including real estate, manufacturing, retail, logistics, banking, grocery, food services, non-profit, and professional services. Ms. Bui focuses in all aspects of bankruptcy, including representing trustees, creditors, debtors, plaintiffs and defendants in adversary proceedings.  She is also a panel trustee.  Since her appointment in 2010, Ms. Bui has served as the trustee in individual and businesses cases in Chapter 7 and 11.

Ms. Bui graduated with a B.A. in psychology and an emphasis in Asian American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1994.  Ms. Bui volunteered at non-profit organizations such as Asia Watch and SOS Boat People in Washington D.C. before entering law school at Loyola Law School where she earned her J.D.

Everett Green

Everett L. Green currently serves as a senior trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the U.S. Trustee and specializes in bankruptcy matters.  Mr. Green graduated with honors in history from U.C. Berkeley and received a juris doctorate from Stanford University, School of Law. Mr. Green currently serves as a senior trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the U.S. Trustee and specializes in bankruptcy matters.  Mr. Green clerked for the Honorable Jack B. Schmetterer in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Illinois. 

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