Larry D. Simons is a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization since 2004. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1995, and is also admitted to U.S. District Court, Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Larry is a member of the California Bar Association and the Bankruptcy Forum, and a member of the private panel of Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees for the Central District of California, Riverside Division. He is a former chair of the Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission, which oversees the certification and recertification of legal specialists with the State Bar of California.
Larry has been selected as a “Rising Star,” Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine, in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 and as a “Top Attorney in Bankruptcy” for 2010 by Pasadena Magazine. He was selected as a Super Lawyer in Bankruptcy for 2012-2013, 2015-2017 and 2020-2021, an honor bestowed on less than 5% of all attorneys.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy||State Bar of California||2004|
|President||Law Offices of Larry D. Simons||2008 - Present|
|Associate||Sulmeyer Kupetz||2001 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum||N/A||N/A|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||N/A||N/A|
|Commercial Law League of America, Bankruptcy Section||Procedural Pointers Regarding Nondischargability Complaints||2008|
|California Bankruptcy Journal||Is It In or Out? Determining the Operative Transfer Date for Escrow Accounts in Preference Litigation||2006|
|Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser||When a Solvent Debtor Files for Reorganization, Is the Filing ‘Per Se’ Bad Faith?||2005|
|California Bankruptcy Journal||The Elusive Meaning of Impairment||2004|
|Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser||The Chapter 13 Plan: A Cure-All for the Debtor who is not Obligated on a Secured Debt?||2002|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
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