Barry Glaser’s practice focuses on creditors’ rights, insolvency and mediation regarding 9th circuit and Bankruptcy Court related matters. His extensive experience includes the representation of creditors (secured and unsecured), and creditors’ committees. Mr. Glaser represents municipalities, counties and government agencies with regard to their bankruptcy related matters. Mr. Glaser also represents corporate directors and officers concerning governance compliance issues.
Mr. Glaser’s experience has included the successful counseling of clients in the following representative matters:
Mr. Glaser is admitted to practice in all of the state and federal courts in California, as well as before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court of Hawaii.
In addition to lecturing widely on bankruptcy proceedings, Mr. Glaser has served as a delegate to the State Bar Convention on the title insurance litigation and Insolvency Law subsections, and has completed his eighth three-year term on the State Bar of California Insolvency Law Committee. He is a member of the California Bankruptcy Forum and was on the Education Committee in charge of the judges’ roundtable conference. Mr. Glaser’s active professional affiliations include service on the Los Angeles Business Council, the American Bankruptcy Institute (Member), the Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member; Legislative Affairs Committee Member), the American Bar Association (Member) and the Hawaii Coffee Association (Founding Member, Director and Legal Counsel).
Mr. Glaser has served as a judge pro tem for the Los Angeles County Superior and Municipal Courts since 1982, and served two terms as President of the Los Angeles Convention and Exhibition Center Authority. In addition, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
Mr. Glaser is a mediator for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Central District Bk Court. He has also handled matters from other bankruptcy courts throughout the state of California. He is a member of the Panel of Mediators for the United States Bankruptcy and District Court, Central District of California. He has served in this position for over twenty years.
Mr. Glaser has mediated over three hundred mediations and has received various acknowledgements from bankruptcy judges and district court judges. He mediates matters concerning civil law cases, district court cases and bankruptcy related matters.
Mr. Glaser is rated AV preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for ethical and professional standards for over 25 years.
Mr. Glaser’s education includes post graduate work at the University of Kent, England. He obtained his Doctorate of Laws at the Southwestern University of Law, Los Angeles, in 1976, where he received the Bancroft-Whitney Award in Constitutional Law. His undergraduate work was done at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and California State University at Northridge, California.
Mr. Glaser has lectured at numerous State Bar functions on bankruptcy related topics including the State Bar Section’s Education Institute in Santa Monica and the State Bar Annual Meeting in Monterey, California. Mr. Glaser was a featured speaker at several County Counsel’s Association of California Taxation Spring and Fall Study Section Conferences and the California Association of County Treasures and Tax Collectors Education Conferences regarding Tax issues in Bankruptcy proceedings.
Mr. Glaser’s publications have been published in the Los Angeles Business Journal ,the Turnaround Management Association Journal, National Business Institute (NBI), and the California Bankruptcy Forum, Education Committee.