About the Forum


The Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, the purpose of which is to disseminate information, provide public service and education and promote cooperation and efficiency in the bankruptcy and insolvency fields in the greater bay area. In addition, the forum offers networking opportunities among members.

Members of the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum include accountants, appraisers, attorneys, bankers, bankruptcy judges, business persons, real estate agents, brokers, receivers, workout and turnaround specialists and trustees. The Forum’s programs address concerns of all persons and entities affected by the bankruptcy or insolvency process.

The Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum encompasses Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Sonoma Counties.

As a member of the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum, you will automatically become a member of the statewide California Bankruptcy Forum. Members also receive the California Bankruptcy Journal, when available, by the California Bankruptcy forum, which publishes articles of topical interest on the West Coast.

The Committee on Minimum Continuing Legal Education has approved the Bay Area Bankruptcy forum as a provider under section 9 of the MCLE Rules and Regulations. The Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum meets the current requirements of the California State Board of Accountancy for Continuing Professional Education credits.

Through its seminars and dinner discussions, the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum provides its members with valuable information on current topics.

Members of the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum and the California Bankruptcy Forum attend the annual conference sponsored by the California Bankruptcy forum. Conferences have been held at the Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach and at La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA . The annual meetings bring together members from every forum in the state for seminars, receptions, extra curricular activities and social events.