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Los Angeles County Bar Association Remedies Section



Message from the Chairperson:


Dear Remedies Section Members (and prospective members):

I would like to begin this message with a sincere “thank you” to our many section members.  Your membership, support, attendance at Remedies Section events, and frequent inquiries and “nuggets of wisdom” on the Section’s List Serve have made 2014 another successful year for the Section thus far.

We are in the midst of a strong slate of programs for 2014 with more great programs to come.  Recent events included highly successful programs on specialized levies (getting after that “high hanging fruit”), the “remedies toolbox” available to practitioners in bankruptcy court, and our annual “Breakfast With The Experts” at Los Angeles Superior Court. Looking forward, hopefully you will join us for the following future programs:

  • June 3, 2014 — program on ethics in negotiations concerning debtor/creditor cases;

  • September 30, 2014 — program on remedies available in bankruptcy court (put on jointly with LACBA’s Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section); and


  • Late October, 2014 — Halloween program on “Collecting From the Dead.”

Specific details for each of these programs are available here on LACBA’s website as well as on the Remedies Section’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Los-Angeles-County-Bar-Association-Remedies-Section/10674632939530

For those of you who are not yet members of the Remedies Section, please strongly consider joining and attending our events.  The Remedies Section is not just for those attorneys who practice in the areas of bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, and collections.  If you are a litigator or otherwise have clients who face a significant amount of litigation in the course of their business activities, you will benefit from the learning, networking, and camaraderie that members of the Remedies Section enjoy.  An injunction, attachment or appointment of a receiver can make or break a case right out of the gate.  On the back end, a judgment is nothing more than a piece of paper without the know-how you need to enforce it.  In short, the Remedies Section addresses the areas where the “rubber meets the road” in modern litigation practice.  We would welcome and enjoy your participation.
Thanks to all and best wishes in your practice and careers.

Best regards, Benjamin R. King, Chair
bking@loeb.com



Special Announcements 

a. Effective immediately, all applications for prejudgment writs of attachment, prejudgments writs of possession and all receiverships will be heard as follows:

  1. Cases Ending In 1, 2, 3 or 4: Department 85 — Judge Chalfant
  2. Cases Ending In 5, 6 or 7: Department 86 — Judge Jones
  3. Cases Ending In 8, 9, or 0: Department 82 — Judge Lavin

b. Ex Parte Hearings: Heard Monday to Friday before 8:45 a.m.

c. Regularly Noticed Motions (date must be reserved in advance):

  1. Department 82
    1. Tuesdays: 9:30 a.m.
    2. Thursdays: 1:30 p.m.
  2. Department 85

    1. Tuesdays: 1:30 p.m.
    2. Thursdays: 9:30 a.m

  3. Department 86

    1. Wednesdays: 9:30 a.m.
    2. Fridays: 1:30 p.m.

d. Useful forms and information for appearances in certain of these departments:

  1. Department 82:

    1. Summary of Department 82 procedures
    2. Department 82 Ex Parte Application Questionnaire

  2. Department 86: Ex Parte Application Questionnaire

Section Events


This program will focus on specific negotiation techniques and where ethical lines are drawn in debtor-creditor cases and more. It can be a fine line between bluffing and lying, or between a strong demand and an extortionate threat—a much finer line than you think! These and many more questions will be discussed in an engaging format. You won't want to miss this program to strengthen your negotiating skills and ethical effectiveness!

Please click here for more information and to register online.


Remedies Calendar of Events




Past Events - Photos

Please click on the photos below to view a larger version.





Post Judgment Collection Remedies, April 9, 2014



Breakfast with the Experts, March 14, 2014

Past Events - Materials

May 16, 2012
Sheriff's Program

February 2, 2012
Receiverships Program

Remedies Section Information 

Remedies Legal Links

Remedies Newsletter
For Section Members Only

Remedies Newsletter - November 2012
  • Mark Your Calendars
  • Cases of Interest
    • JCC Development Corp. v. Levy
  • Articles
    Don't Be Caught Dead--Creditor's Claims Die Within One Year After Debtor Dies--Or Do They? Do Recent Cases Leave Room for New Practical Suggestions?

Remedies Newsletter Archives


In order to join a section you must be a current Los Angeles County Bar Association ("LACBA") member. For more information on joining LACBA and our section, call our Member Service Department at (213) 896-6560 or fill out this online form.

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