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Languages spoken: French, Russian, English

Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 30%
    23 years
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 30%
    23 years
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 30%
    23 years
  4. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 10%
    14 years

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Contact info

20700 Ventura Blvd Ste 328
Woodland Hills, CA, 91364


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Consumer Bankruptcy Super LawyerSouthern California Super Lawyers2014
Certified Consumer Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Certification2012
Certified Bankruptcy SpecialistState Bar of California2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHavkin & Shrago2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Woodland Hills Chamber of CommerceN/A2012 - Present
Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney AssociationNewsletter Editor2012 - Present
Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney AssociationBoard of Directors2008 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Veltex v. ScharfSummary Judgment granted.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Hastings International and Comparative Law ReviewThe Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act: The1987
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Hastings COLLawlaw1987
York UniversityPolitical Science and PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
San Fernando Valley Women Lawyers AssociationMotions to Dismiss2013
Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney AssociationAttacks on Homestead Exemption2013
10th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics SymposiumPre-Bankruptcy Planning: 20 Shades of Gray2013
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationChapter 13 Primer2012