Michael Avanesian specializes in the field of corporate restructuring and litigation.
Mr. Avanesian has a wide range of experience in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and has represented corporate and individual debtors, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, lessors, lessees, trustees and other interested parties in bankruptcy cases and related litigation.
In October 2013, Mr. Avanesian took and passed the State of California Bankruptcy Specialization Certification Examination. He should be admitted as a Certified Bankruptcy Specialist sometime in early 2017.
Mr. Avanesian received his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles in May 2011. He also received his Masters of Science in Mathematics from California State University, Los Angeles in December 2007. He specialized in topology which is a major area of mathematics concerned with the most basic properties of space, continuity, and connectivity. Mr. Avanesian received his Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from California State University, Los Angeles in December 2005. He specialized in artificial intelligence, relational databases, and optimization.
Mr. Avanesian is an adjunct Professor of Mathematics with East Los Angeles Community College where he has been teaching since January 2008. He teaches all levels of mathematics from Algebra to Calculus and Statistics.
Mr. Avanesian has been recognized by the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California in their 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Honor Roll of Pro Bono Volunteers for his volunteer efforts with the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Self Help Desk & Clinic where he helped guide self-represented parties, who are facing substantial economic hardship, through the bankruptcy process.
Other awards include selection as one of the Top Lawyers in California by American Lawyer Media and as a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star in California by Super Lawyer’s Magazine in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Mr. Avanesian is a member of the American Bar Association, the Southern California Bankruptcy Inn of Court, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association, the Glendale Bar Association, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Mr. Avanesian is a board member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy subcommittee and the lawyer referral service advisory committee. He is also a board member of the Bankruptcy Inn of Court and the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association.
M likes to spend his spare time with his family and friends. His hobbies include discussing legal and mathematical philosophy with his friends and spending time with his family.
|Practice Areas:||Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Inheritance Law|