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2016

12/03

David M. Guess

Speaker, Retail Bankruptcies: Steps to Salvage Business in Advance (or Instead) of Filing, American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference

8/02

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Criminal Law & Bankruptcy Issues, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum

5/22

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Evidence, California Bankruptcy Forum

5/03-5/06

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr.

Speaker, Kessler-Eidson Trial Techniques Program.

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3/11

David M. Guess

Speaker, Judges’ “Shark Tank” Panel, American Bankruptcy Institute Battleground West


2015

11/6

Anne Uyeda

Panelist, Lessons from Detroit: Advising Distressed Municipalities, 2015 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Annual Convention, New Orleans LA.

10/5

David M. Guess

Speaker, Bankruptcy & Arbitration: Conflicting Policies, Uncertain Results, Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum

5/16

David M. Guess

Speaker, The Latest Crush: Revisions to the UFTA and Other Insolvency Laws, California Bankruptcy Forum 27th Annual Insolvency Conference


2014

6/26

Kenneth M. Miller, Moderator & James D. Riddet, Panelist

What is So Different About Being a “White Collar” Lawyer, Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association, Santa Ana CA

6/17

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, Chapter 9 and Retiree Issues, General Assembly – Retired Public Employees Association of CA

4/10

David M. Guess

Speaker, LLC Membership Interests as Collateral and as Property of the Bankruptcy Estate: Value More “Limited” Than You May Think, Financial Lawyers Conference

2/08

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr.

Speaker, Bridging the Gap, Orange County Bar Association, Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University


2013

11/07

Kenneth M. Miller

Panelist, The Devil is in the Details: Plea Agreement Practice and Pitfalls, FBA OC Chapter & OCCDBA present: The 2013 Annual Criminal Practice Seminar, Whittier Law School.
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9/27-28

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, Mock Ponzi Scheme Trial, National Association of Federal Equity Receivers Conference, Chicago, Illinois

9/21

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr.

Speaker, White Collar Crimes – A Look into What Constitutes Fraud, Orange County Paralegal Association, 27th Annual Educational Conference.

3/28

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, Pointers for Practitioners Positioned in Parallel Proceedings, OCBA Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section March Meeting, Tustin Banquet Center.
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2/09

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr.

Panelist, The Allen E. Broussard Panel on Professionalism and Civility, OCBA, OCBA Young Lawyers Division & The Daily Journal Present: Bridging the Gap, Chapman Law School, Kennedy Hall.
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1/18

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Municipal Bankruptcies and Receiverships, California Receiver’s Forum Complex Case Symposium
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2012

11/30

Steven J. Katzman

Presenter, Phelps & Rhodes Productions Presents: Trustee and The Badoff Investor Class v. Bigbank, A Mock Trial, American Bankruptcy Institute, 24th Annual Winter Leadership Conference. 

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9/13

Kenneth M. Miller and Ariana Seldman Hawbecker

Speakers, Internal Investigations, Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC. When you receive a whistleblower complaint or suspect criminal wrongdoing within your company: Running an effective internal investigation, including practical considerations for in-house counsel when referring matters or making voluntary disclosures to governmental authorities.

7/12

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr.

Speaker, Effective Cross Examination in Civil and Criminal Litigation, Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC.

6/14

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, Fraud Update, 2012 Fraud in Audit, Accounting and Tax Conference.

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4/18

Kenneth M. Miller and Anthony R. Bisconti

Speakers, Organized Crime and Terrorism, The People’s Procuratorate of Hunan Province, P.R. China, International Education Programs College of the Extended University, California State Polytechnic University Pomona.

4/18

Ariana Seldman Hawbecker

Speaker, State and Federal Structure and Plea Agreements, The People’s Procuratorate of Hunan Province, P.R. China, International Education Programs College of the Extended University, California State Polytechnic University Pomona.

4/17

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. and Anne Uyeda

Speakers, Functions of U.S. Prosecutors, The People’s Procuratorate of Hunan Province, P.R. China, International Education Programs College of the Extended University, California State Polytechnic University Pomona.

3/01

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. 

Panelist, Securities Fraud in the Courtroom: Lessons From Trials and Pre-Trial Litigation, 26th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime. Panelists will discuss some of the more interesting evidentiary issues that arose in recent securities cases and the manner in which they were dealt with by counsel and the court, including motions filed and rulings made.


2011

12/02

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, If it Quacks Like a Duck: Identifying and Avoiding Fraud in Consumer Cases, American Bankruptcy Institute, 23rd Annual Winter Leadership Conference.

11/30

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr.

Speaker, Thriving Medium Sized Firms in Orange County HOME GROWN SUCCESS STORIES How They Got There…, Orange County Bar Association.

5/05

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Trial Advocacy Program, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, Chapman Law School.

10/27-28

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr.

Panelist, Erosion of Criminal Intent (Healthcare, Environmental), Fourth Annual Sentencing & Reentry Institute and Criminal Justice Legal Educators Colloquium, American Bar Association.

9/21

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr.

Speaker, Recent Developments in Healthcare Fraud Enforcement, White Collar Conference.

6/11

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Fundamentals of Bankruptcy, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, Orange County Bar Association, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section and Chapman Law School.

3/24

Kenneth M. Miller

Speaker, The Basics of State and Federal Habeas Corpus; Including Death Penalty Cases, Orange County Paralegal Association.


2008

Law Day Presentation (2001 – 2008)

Kenneth M. Miller

Speaker, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Orange County, Law Day Presentation.

12/11

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Navigating Between Bankruptcy and Criminal Concerns in the Face of the Mortgage Meltdown, Orange County Bar Association, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section.

9/26

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Traps for the Unwary: What Creditors’ and Debtors’ Counsel Need to Know about the Mortgage Crisis? A Case-By-Case Analysis, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Annual Meeting.

6/04

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Toolbox for Practitioners: Running on Empty – Taking a Commercial Debtor Through Chapter 11, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, Annual Bankruptcy and Restructuring Conference.

1/19

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Everything the General Practitioner Should Know About Consumer Bankruptcies, California State Bar Section Education Institute.


2007

9/07

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Creditor Abuse and Attorney Misconduct, BAPCPA Implementation Update Conference, Justice Department National Advocacy Institute.

3/01

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Creditor Abuse and Attorney Misconduct, BAPCPA Implementation Update Conference, Justice Department National Advocacy Institute.


2006

12/01

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, E-Discovery Fundamentals, New Rules and The Sedona Principles, American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference, Commercial Fraud Task Force and Ethics Committee Educational Session.

11/03

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, The Forest and the Trees: Attorney Liability under BAPCPA, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Annual Meeting.

9/15

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, United States Trustee Program Presentation, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, National Conference.

9/08-09

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Panel on Consumer Bankruptcy Issues, American Bankruptcy Institute, Southwest Conference.

6/06

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, Issues Related to the Implementation of BAPCPA, San Diego Women’s Insolvency Network.

5/25

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, U.S. Trustee Oversight of Compliance with the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, Orange County Bar Association, Commercial Law and Insolvency Section.

2/06

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Credit Counseling Under BAPCPA, and Chapter 13 Case Administration, Bankruptcy Judges for the Central District of California.


2005

12/05-06

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, My Practice Will Go On… Or Will It? – Ethical and Other Challenges for Consumer Bankruptcy Case Practice Under BAPCPA, American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference.

11/16

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, United States Trustee Program and Provisions of BAPCPA Affecting Criminal Prosecution, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 9th Circuit Legal Conference.

11/14

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, BAPCPA and Resposibilities of the United States Trustee Program in Implementation of the Same, Guam Bar Association.

10/19

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, BAPCPA, Responsibilities of the United States Trustee Program, with Focus on Means Testing and Credit Counseling, San Diego Bankruptcy Forum.

10/11

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, BAPCPA, Responsibilities of the United States Trustee Program, with Focus on Means Testing and Credit Counseling, Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum.

9/30

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, The Implementation of Credit Counseling Under BAPCPA, Hawaii State Bar Association.

9/16

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, Presentation on credit counseling and the appointment of healthcare and privacy ombudsman under BAPCPA, Federal Bar Association, Annual Ethics Symposium.

7/30

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Presentation on Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (“BAPCPA”), Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum.

4/30

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Catch Me If You Can: Understanding, Prosecuting and Defending Fraudulent Transfers, Orange County Bankruptcy Forum.


2004

10/07

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Bankruptcy Fraud After Enron: Filing Bankruptcy Without Going to Jail, California State Bar Convention.

9/24

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Issues Related to the Representation of Debtors, Federal Bar Association, Annual Ethics Symposium.

9/09

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Small Asset Case Administration, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, National Conference.

5/19

Steven J. Katzman

Moderator, Panel on Civil and Criminal Enforcement Initiatives, Justice Department National Advocacy Institute, Chapter 7 Panel Trustees Seminar.

4/22

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Presentation on Criminal Bankruptcy/Tax Prosecutions, Justice Department National Advocacy Institute, Criminal Bankruptcy Fraud Training.


2003

12/05-06

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Ethics for the Consumer Practitioner Use of Appearance Counsel, Unbundling, Noisy Withdrawals, Model Agreements and the Unauthorized Practice of Law, American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference.

11/04

Steven J. Katzman

Panelist, Select Issues in Parallel Criminal/Bankruptcy Proceedings, San Diego Women’s Insolvency Network.

10/21

Steven J. Katzman

Speaker, Meet Your New US Trustee for Region 15, San Diego Bar Association.


1998

6/11

Kenneth M. Miller

Speaker, Affirmative and Other Defenses: A Fresh Look, Training Seminar for the Federal Public Defender’s Office, Central District of California.


1996

2/10

Kenneth M. Miller

Speaker, Creative Downward Departures, Advanced Federal Sentencing Practice Seminar, Federal Bar Association, O.C. Chapter