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Sarah C. Boone is a senior associate with Marshack Hays LLP. Her bankruptcy law practice often involves representation of trustees andsecured and unsecured creditors who have claims against individuals and corporations that have filed for bankruptcy, including lenders, landlords, and trade creditors. As counsel for bankruptcy estates, Ms. Boone assists trustees in investigation of pre-petition transfers and transactions; recovery and administration of assets; litigation of claims held by the estate; denial of discharge actions; and all aspects of bankruptcy litigation.  She also represents Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession and creditors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases. Ms. Boone has significant experience with issues arising when family law and bankruptcy collide, including rights of domestic support creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Ms. Boone is admitted to practice law in California and Montana and is admitted to the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California and the United States District Court for the District of Montana.  She is a staff editor of the California Bankruptcy Journal, and has co-authored the following CBJ articles: The Client Without a Remedy and the Windfall Estate – The Case for Debtor Ownership of Malpractice Claims Against Bankruptcy Counsel (32 Cal. Bank. J. 65 (2012)); and The Same Love – Marriage Equality in Bankruptcy Post-DOMA and the Evolving Rights of Registered Domestic Partners (33 Cal. Bank. J. 49 (2014)). Ms. Boone is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and the Orange County Lavender Bar Association.

Ms. Boone holds both a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a Master of Fine Arts in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.  She received her J.D. in 2007 from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. While in law school Ms. Boone was a regular contributor to Dicta, a student publication, and completed a directed research thesis program. During her graduate writing program Ms. Boone’s fictional works appeared in student publications Bamiyan and Big Green Bag. Her published cases include: In re Rinard, 451 B.R. 12 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. 2011); and In re Four Star Financial Services, Inc., 444 B.R. 428 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. 2011)rev’d 469 B.R. 30 (C.D. Cal. 2012); and In re Cass, 476 B.R. 602 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. 2012)


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  1. Bankruptcy: 100%

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