Leon Bayer

Leon Bayer is a Los Angeles, California bankruptcy attorney, practicing since 1979. His primary focus is on representing individuals and small businesses in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. He is a founding partner in the California law firm of Bayer, Wishman & Leotta and is a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law. To learn more about Leon, you can visit his Los Angeles Bankruptcy Blog or his Los Angeles bankruptcy attorney website.

Mr. Bayer is a coauthor of Nolo's The New Bankruptcy: Will It Work for You?, authors the “Ask Leon” series on Nolo’s Bankruptcy, Debt & Foreclosure blog, and writes on bankruptcy topics for Nolo’s website. In addition, Mr. Bayer devotes a significant number of hours to volunteer legal services. The State Bar of California has commended Mr. Bayer for this work every year since 2004.

Mr. Bayer’s professional affiliations and leadership roles are many, and include: President of the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum (1995-1996), member of the State Bar of California’s Law Advisory Commission on Personal & Small Business Bankruptcy Law (1996-2000), and exam grader and question writer for the State Bar Legal Specialization test on Bankruptcy.

Mr. Bayer testifies in court as a legal expert in bankruptcy malpractice suits, and is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy law. He has spoken at the former Bridging the Gap program for new lawyers, lectured on bankruptcy case law developments at a number of the State Bar of California Annual Meetings, and has presented bankruptcy law material at many other educational programs.

Mr. Bayer’s frequent television appearances include interviews on KCAL9 News and EXTRA (where he weighs in on various celebrity bankruptcies). He has also served as a bankruptcy expert on many different radio shows and news stations, and is a frequent guest on KALW-FM public radio’s Your Legal Rights.

Mr. Bayer’s publications include:

  • The New Bankruptcy: Will It Work for You? (Nolo)
  • The Essentials of Chapter 13, Daily Journal Report, December 18, 1987
  • Basic Bankruptcy, California Practice Handbook, Matthew Bender 1992, 1993 (contributing editor), and
  • Personal and Small Business Practice in California, CEB Bankruptcy Practice Guide, 2003 (reviewer and contributing author).

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Expertise

Certified Bankruptcy Specialist by the State Bar of California


Publications:

  • The New Bankruptcy: Will It Work for You? (Nolo)
  • The Essentials of Chapter 13, Daily Journal Report, December 18, 1987
  • Basic Bankruptcy, California Practice Handbook, Matthew Bender 1992, 1993 (contributing editor), and
  • Personal and Small Business Practice in California, CEB Bankruptcy Practice Guide, 2003 (reviewer and contributing author).
  • The Foreclosure Survival Guide

    Keep Your House or Walk Away With Money in Your Pocket

    Author Stephen Elias, Updated by Amy Loftsgordon and Leon Bayer


Past/present Clients:

Please contact us today at 800-477-3111 for a free consultation.

We provide a free consultation. A lawyer can't be more fair than that. I want you to come in, and get to know me. See if you feel that I can help you. Fees for the work you need are quoted in advance, on a "flat fee" basis after we see what you need. All of our clients are broke. They need to file bankruptcy. We know we have to charge fees that are reasonable, or else no one can pay them.

Hourly Rates:

Negotiable. However, 99% of our cases are done as a flat fee.

Summary

I am a Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer, with 33 years of experience. We have represented about 15,000 clients, and provided free Los Angeles bankruptcy attorney legal consultions to approximately 30,000 other individuals. Mr. Bayer is a Nolo Author.

Why not read some useful bankruptcy advice? We recommend that you check out the "Ask Leon" column on Nolo's Bankruptcy Blog, at http://blog.nolo.com/bankruptcy/

Mr. Bayer's Nolo Author's Page is at: http://www.nolo.com/law-authors/leon-bayer.html

Mr. Bayer authors the ASK LEON series on Nolo's Bankruptcy, Debt & Foreclosure blog, and writes on bankruptcy topics for Nolo's website. In addition, Mr. Bayer devotes a significant number of hours to volunteer legal services. The State Bar of California has commended Mr. Bayer for this work every year since 2004.

Please also see Mr. Bayer's NOLO AUTHOR PAGE at http://www.nolo.com/law-authors/leon-bayer.html

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