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Evan D. Smiley
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Evan D. Smiley

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Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Litigation, Business

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Licensed since 1992

  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 70%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Business: 10%

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Smiley Wang-Ekvall, LLP

3200 Park Center Drive
Suite 3200
Costa Mesa, CA, 92626

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StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199208/18/2015

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor RightsUS News & World Reports2015
Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor RightsUS News & World Reports2012
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor RightsUS News & World Reports2011
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy and Creditor RightsUS News & World Reports2010
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2007
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2005
American Jurisprudence Book AwardN/AN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSmiley Wang-Ekvall. LLP2014 - Present
PartnerWeiland Golden Smiley Wang Ekvall & Strok, LLP1995 - 2014
AssociateBuchalter Nemer1993 - 1995
Law Clerk to Hon. John E. Ryan, United States Bankruptcy JudgeUnited States Bankruptcy Court Central District Of California1992 - 1993

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2000 - Present
Orange County Bankruptcy ForumPresident1999 - 2000
Orange County Bankruptcy ForumMember1993 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Bankruptcy for BusinessesEntrepeneuer Media, Inc and distributed by McGraw-Hill2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
California State University, NorthridgeBusiness Administration, FinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Commercial Law & Bankruptcy and Alternative Dispute Resolution Joint Section MeetingHow to Get Your Settlement or Judgment to Survive a Subsequent Bankruptcy Filing2013
MCLE Conference - Bay AreaEthical Issues Representing Insolvent Clients: Discussing various issues related to conflicts of interest, zone of insolvency, Chapter 11 disclosures and fiduciary duties of lawyers2012
State Bar of California - Annual Real Property Law Section RetreatIf Bankruptcy is the Answer, What is the Question? Discussing the latest strategies, precedents, and issues related to the current wave of Real Estate Chapter 11 cases2011
Panelist, Trial Advocacy ProgramPreparing for Trial: Opening Statements, Direct Examinations, Cross-Examination of Percipient and Expert Witnesses, Closing Arguments2011
MCLE Conference - Long Beach, CAEthical Issues Representing Insolvent Clients: Discussing various issues related to conflicts of interest, zone of insolvency, Chapter 11 disclosures and fiduciary duties of lawyers2011
MCLE SeminarOver Use of the P-Word - Ponzi2009
2009 Business Growth ConferenceManaging Your Way Through a Turnaround2009