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Clifford Sculley Bordeaux

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At Cohen & Bordeaux, LLP we are dedicated to helping individuals and businesses facing difficult financial circumstances--excessive debt, foreclosure, garnishments, lawsuits, etc.  We work hard to tailor our advice to each individual client, as we understand that each client's situation is unique.  We care about our clients, we care about our reputation and we care about getting it right.  We pay attention to details and work hard to make sure that our clients' cases are handled promptly, efficiently and professionally.  We assist clients both with nonbankruptcy negotiations and workouts and Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy filings.  Our office is in Los Angeles, near the corner of Wilshire and Western.




Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 30%
    7 years, 275 cases
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 30%
    7 years, 125 cases
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    7 years, 400 cases
  4. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 10%
  5. Debt Settlement: 10%
    7 years, 5 cases



Hourly ($300-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

15 total 

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  • David Samuel Shevitz

    Clifford is a detail oriented attorney who is passionate about the field of bankruptcy and getting his clients the best results possible. I have had the pleasure of of working with Clifford on bankruptcy related issues and found him to be very competent and knowledgeable in the field of consumer bankruptcy law."


    David Shevitz Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Vanessa Maria Terzian

    Cliff and I have worked on several matters together and I have always been impressed with his knowledge and thoroughness.


    Vanessa Terzian Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Cohen & Bordeaux, LLP

865 S. Figueroa, Suite 1388
Los Angeles, CA, 90017

Cohen & Bordeaux LLP

3858 East Colorado Blvd
Suite 200
Pasadena, CA, 91107



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy LawState Bar of Calfiornia2013
Client Choice AwardAvvo2012
Compliance SpecialistNational Regulatory Services2003
Admitted to practiceUnited States District Court1997
Admitted to PracticeNinth Circuit Court of Appeals1997
Admitted to PracticeSupreme Court of California1997
Certificate of AppreciationUnited States District Court1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCohen & Bordeaux, LLP2014 - Present
OwnerBordeaux Law, P.C.2008 - 2014
AssociateLaw Offices of James F. Miller2004 - 2008
General CounselNet Asset Management2001 - 2004
AssociateParker Stanbury2000 - 2001
AssociateLaw Offices of Albert Lee1999 - 2000
Research Assistant for Professor Norman AbramsUCLA School Of Law1996 - 1997
Legal ExternUnited States District Court1996 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice2013 - Present
Southern California Bankruptcy American Inn of CourtMember2011 - Present
Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2008 - Present
Supreme Court of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice1997 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice1997 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAdmitted to Practice1997 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAdmitted to Practice1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re A.L.Debtor received a discharge
In Re J.V.Plan confirmed, lien stripped
In Re J. & R. B.Debtor received a Chapter 7 discharge
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of California - BerkeleyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Loan Modifications and Chapter 13--At the IntersectionChapter 13 and Loan Modifications2013
Bankruptcy Hot TopicsBankruptcy Hot Topics: Pressing Issues in Chapters 7 & 13 Cases2012
Bankruptcy 101Chapter 13 Bankruptcy2012
DCA MeetingBankruptcy Basics2011
Consumer Bankruptcy 101Consumer bankruptcy2011
Introduction to Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 BankruptcyIntroduction to Bankruptcy2009