Ellen Cheney is a shareholder with Higson Cheney Mansfield, PC. Ms. Cheney's practice focuses on Debtor representation in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases, as well as general business litigation, including breach of contract and fraudulent conveyance litigation and tort actions. Ms. Cheney has represented individuals and financial institutions in all areas of collection, including bankruptcy and state court litigation issues such as landlord/tenant, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary responsibility.
Ms. Cheney participates in the Debtors' Assistance Project for the Central District of California, San Fernando Valley Division, and lectures regularly on bankruptcy-related topics.
Ms. Cheney was born in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a B.A. in 1992 and graduated from Tulane Law School, cum laude, in 1996. In December of 1996, she was admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, including all Federal District Courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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Howard Blau, Personal injury Attorney
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I am an attorney and have had the opportunity and pleasure to work with Ellen Cheney and to refer my clients to her that require a top notch attorney in the specialized field of Bankruptcy. Ellen is extremely pro-active, responsive to her clients needs, personable and easy to approach and work with. Above all, she is a legal expert in the complicated field of Bankruptcy. I trust she will thoughtfully and more than competently represent any client that I may refer to her. When one of my clients is in need of a Bankruptcy attorney, I always refer them the Ellen.
Russ Ercolani, Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Ellen is a fantastic attorney. As a fellow attorney I have worked on cases collaboratively with Ellen, on cases where we each represented opposing parties, and I have witnessed her in court. Ellen is very skilled, well-informed, and committed to her clients' best-interests. I respect Ellen's work and recommend her highly.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Admitted to the Supreme Court of the State of Cailfornia||State of California||1997|
|J.D., cum laude||Tulane Law School||1996|
|Shareholder||Higson Cheney Mansfield, PC||2013 - Present|
|Of Counsel||Law Offices of Daniel A. Higson||2010 - 2013|
|Of Counsel||Orrock, Higson & Kurta||2009 - 2010|
|Associate||Laskin & Grahan||1996 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|San Fernando Valley Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section||Member||2015 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Phi Alpha Delta||Member||1993 - 1996|
|In re Coastal ATM||Maximize return to unsecured creditors through negotiation of lien recorded in 90 days prior to bankruptcy and sale of corporate assets.|
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|Tulane University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of California - Los Angeles||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Various real estate brokerage offices||Protecting your Commission||2013|
|Conejo Valley||Effect of Bankruptcy Filing on Real Estate Transactions||2012|