I am a bankruptcy specialist with offices in Long Beach CA and Los Angeles since 1989.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|State Bar of California||Certificate of Excellence||2007|
|Lasarow Award||Public Counsel||2006|
|Southern California Super Lawyer||Southern California Super Lawyer||2006|
|Public Debtor Assistance Program||Los Angeles County Bar Association||1998|
|Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy||State Bar of California||1990|
|Partner||Bayer Wishman & Leotta||1989 - Present|
|Volunteer Attorney||Family Crisis Center||1989 - 1996|
|Volunteer Attorney||Women's Legal Clinic||1989 - 1989|
|Law Professor, Adjunct||Santa Monica College||1987 - 1989|
|Supervising Attorney Chap 13 Department||Slate and Leoni||1980 - 1989|
|Extern||Public Defender's Office||1979 - 1979|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Member||1980 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||1994 - 2008|
|Falck v. Household Finance Corporation||Important Win|
|See all legal cases|
|Self Employed Web||Bankruptcy Still Works - A guide to the new bankruptcy laws||2008|
|Handel on the Law||THE CONSUMER'S GUIDE TO BANKRUPTCY LAW||2006|
|Matthew Bender's "Emerging Issues In Consumer Bankruptcy", 1997||Matthew Bender's "Emerging Issues In Consumer Bankruptcy",||1997|
|Contributing Editor to the Legal Assistance, Practice Handbook, Practicing Law Institute, 1986-1991||Legal Assistance Handbook||1986|
|Southwestern Univ SOL||N/A||law||N/A|
|Florida State Univ||N/A||undergraduate||N/A|
|Bridging the Gap||Bankruptcy||2007|
|Bridging the Gap||Bankruptcy||2006|
|Bridging The Gap||Bankruptcy||2005|
|U.S. Trustee program on "Post Confirmation Issues in Chapter 13 Cases", 2002||Chapter 13 Bankruptcy||2002|
|Matthew Bender's "Emerging Issues In Consumer Bankruptcy"||"Emerging Issues In Consumer Bankruptcy"||1997|
|Professional Education System's Bankruptcy Procedures in the Central District of California, 1990||Bankruptcy||1990|
|Practicing Law Institute's Workshop for Legal Assistance in Bankruptcy, 1982-1989 (Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago)||Bankruptcy||1984|
|Practicing Law Institute's Workshop for Legal Assistance in Bankruptcy, 1982-1989 (Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago)||Bankruptcy||1983|
|Practicing Law Institute's Workshop for Legal Assistance in Bankruptcy, 1982-1989 (Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago)||Bankruptcy||1982|
Posted by David
After eight years of using Jeff (he prefers that you call him Jeff, rather than Mr. Wishman, but he's sooooo good at being MY bankruptcy lawyer that, out of the highest respect, I always call him "Mr. Wishman") Wishman' s services, there is NO ONE I would go to for ANY need regarding the law---if he can't help you, he'll KNOW someone who can! He helped me file 2 bankruptcies when I had NO hope left...and, if you are even CLOSE to filing a bankruptcy, at least talk with Jeff before you decide; because he's so good, if he thinks you will be better off without filing bankruptcy, he'll tell you that...and if you ARE better off filing...he'll discuss with you, calmly, and quietly, ALL of your choices, and then have his company' lawyer's and staff (from Giselle to EVERYBODY there---they are ALL wonderfully understanding of your situation...and my privacy was respected throughout BOTH of my bankruptcies, at all times!!)
Después de ocho años de usar a Jeff (prefiere que lo llames Jeff, en lugar de Mr. Wishman, pero él es tan bueno en ser MI abogado de bancarrota que, por el más alto respeto, siempre lo llamo "Mr. Wishman") Wishman ' S servicios, no hay nadie a quien ir a por cualquier necesidad con respecto a la ley --- si no puede ayudarle, él va a conocer a alguien que puede! Me ayudó a archivar 2 quiebras cuando no tenía NINGUNA esperanza a la izquierda ... y, si usted es incluso cerca de archivar una bancarrota, por lo menos habla con Jeff antes de que usted decida; Porque es tan bueno, si piensa que estará mejor sin declararse en bancarrota, él le dirá eso ... y si es mejor presentarlo ... él hablará con usted, tranquilamente y en silencio, TODO de Sus opciones, y luego tener abogados y personal de su compañía (de Giselle a TODOS allí --- todos son maravillosamente comprensión de su situación ... y mi privacidad fue respetada a través de AMBOS de mis quiebras, en todo momento !!)
Posted by anonymous
I recently completed a Chapter 13, which was successfully discharged. It has been a long journey, and Jeff and his team have given me unwavering support.
About 5 years ago, I came into the office, ashamed and broken, and on my third BK consultation. I went with the firm, mainly because Jeff was a) knowledgeable, b) non-judgmental, and c) efficient.
And that is what I continued to get over the years, even when I personally stumbled and had difficulties.
Most people will tell you that few Chapter 13 plans make it to the end. But it doesn't have to be that way: As long as you have a experienced attorney who remains on top of filings, gives you straight, honest counsel, and is patient about educating you on the process.
Jeff Wishman made a difference for me.
Shaye Larkin, Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I endorse this lawyer. Jeff Wishman is well-versed in bankruptcy matters and a skilled litigator. He also has a kind-hearted soul and gentle demeanor with his clients. Anyone who chooses Jeff to be their attorney will be very glad they did.
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