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Kathleen Patricia March

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Los Angeles, CA

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  • State Years
    California - CA 46 years
    New York - NY 49 years
  • Licensed for 46 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1978
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 49 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1975
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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About Kathleen

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Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    25%
    At The Bankruptcy Law Firm, P.C., we will represent debtors in Appeals of Bankruptcy Matters to Distirct Court, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Court of Appeals and US Supreme Court. We defend debtors against relief from stay motions and all other motions brought by creditors, Chapter 7 trustees and U.S. Trustees. We also represent debtors in adversary proceedings-both where debtor is the plaintiff and where debtor is the defendant.

  2. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    25%
    At The Bankruptcy Law Firm, P.C., we will prepare and file your Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition, schedules, and other required pleadings. We will then prepare and file the required Chapter 11 Disclosure Statement and Chapter 11 Plan, and will represent the debtor at all "341a" and other meetings with the U.S. Trustee. Throughout, we will assist the debtor with all financial reporting (operating reports and interim statements) required by the U.S. Trustee.

  3. Chapter 13 bankruptcy
    25%
    At The Bankruptcy Law Firm, P.C., we will prepare and file your Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition, schedules, and other required pleadings. We will prepare and file the Chapter 13 plan for Repayment, and will represent you at the "341a" meetings where the Chapter 13 Trustee will question you about your assets, liabilities, and ability to make Chapter 13 plan payments. The Bankruptcy Law Firm, P.C. will aggressively represent you at all Chapter 13 plan confirmation hearings held in Bankruptcy Court.

  4. Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    25%
    At The Bankruptcy Law Firm, P.C., we defend debtors against creditors or trustees who sue debtors to have debts declared "non-dischargeable," or who seek to have the Bankruptcy Court deny the debtor any discharge. We represent debtors at the "341a" meetings where the Chapter 7 Trustee questions them about their assets and liabilities, and prepare and file the Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, schedules, and other required pleadings.

Attorney Kathleen March is admitted to practice law in both California and New York. A 1974 graduate of Yale Law School, where she served as editor of the Yale Law Journal, attorney March began her legal career as a law clerk to a United States District Court Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York - one of the most prestigious Courts and one of the most prestigious positions for any young lawyer.

 

In 1974, attorney March then began work for a major "Wall Street" firm in New York City as an attorney, and remained there until 1977. From 1978 to 1982, attorney March was a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles B Assistant U.S. Attorney, Office of the U.S. Attorney, Central District of California. There, attorney March won numerous cases in federal court on behalf of the US government. Then, beginning in 1982, and until she became a Bankruptcy Judge in 1988, attorney March began work with a private law practice in Los Angeles, California, where she became a partner at the business law minded, civil litigation firm.

 

From 1988 until 2002, Kathleen March was a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, Los Angeles, California. In 2002 attorney March retired from being a Bankruptcy Judge after completing her 14 year term, and returned to private practice, founding her own law firm, the Bankruptcy Law Firm, P.C., in 2002.

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Location

The Bankruptcy Law Firm, PC
10524 W. Pico Boulevard
Suite 212
Los Angeles, CA, 90064-2346

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Work Experience

  • Founder, Bankruptcy Attorney
  • The Bankruptcy Law Firm, PC
  • 2002 - Present
  • United States Bankruptcy Judge
  • Central District of California, Los Angeles, California
  • 1988 - 2002
  • Federal Prosecutor, Los Angeles B Assistant U.S. Attorney
  • Office of the U.S. Attorney, Central District of California
  • 1978 - 1982
  • Law Clerk to a United States District Court Judge
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • 1974 - 1975
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Education

  • Yale Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1974
  • Colorado College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1971
  • American Board of Certification
  • Certified Specialist
  • N/A
  • American Board of Certification
  • Certified Specialist
  • N/A
  • State Bar of California
  • Certified Specialist
  • N/A
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Associations

  • Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association (Los Angeles chapter)
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 1978 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth Circuit
  • Admitted
  • 1978 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals For the Second Circuit
  • Admitted
  • 1978 - Present
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California
  • Admitted
  • 1978 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Admitted
  • 1978 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • Admitted
  • 1978 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Admitted
  • 1978 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • Admitted
  • 1978 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 1975 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Admitted
  • 1975 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist
  • American Board of Certification
  • N/A
  • Certified Business Bankruptcy Specialist
  • American Board of Certification
  • N/A
  • Certified Specialist - Bankruptcy Law
  • State Bar of California
  • N/A

Publications

  • Rutter Group's Bankruptcy Practice Guide
  • 4 Volume Bankruptcy Practice Guide
  • 2008
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Los Angeles Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Kathleen Patricia March
Kathleen Patricia March
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Los Angeles, CA
Licensed for 49 years