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Michael Avanesian

Michael Avanesian

Avanesian Law Firm
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law, Legal Malpractice...
  • California
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If you are in the market for a trustworthy, aggressive and competent attorney, you have found him.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Consumer Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Pharmaceutical Law
  • Free Consultation
    Everyone is entitled to a free 30 minute consultation.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    I accept credit card payments for non-Debtors. This means if you're not planning or intending to file bankruptcy within the next 90 days, I will accept credit card payments from you.
  • Contingent Fees
    We work with clients on alternate fee agreements to find a solution which makes sense.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • Armenian: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Avanesian Law Firm
- Current
The firm is a bankruptcy boutique firm specializing in everything bankruptcy. We represent debtors and creditors in bankruptcy including adversary proceedings, Chapter 7 Trustees, and distressed asset investors.
Associate Attorney
Law Offices of David A. Tilem
I represent Debtors and Creditors in the bankruptcy process.
Associate Attorney
Law Offices of Michael Jay Berger
Primary contributor/drafter of almost all the Chapter 11 Plans of Reorganization filed by the firm (16 of them in 9 months). Other duties included trial work and representing companies and individuals in the Chapter 11 reorganization process.
Southwestern Law School
J.D. | Law
Honors: Deans List 2L and 3L Public Service Award Cali Award for Antitrust Witkin Award for Bankruptcy
Activities: Board member of the Armenian Bar Association
California State University - Los Angeles
M.S. | Pure Mathematics
I specialized in topology.
California State University - Los Angeles
B.S. | Computer Science
Best Californian Lawyer - Bankruptcy
Acquisition International
Certificate of Appreciation for Inspiring Students
East Los Angeles Community College
Top Lawyers in California
American Lawyer Media
2013 Honor Roll of Pro Bono Volunteers
United States Bankruptcy Court
2012 Honor Roll of Pro Bono Volunteers
United States Bankruptcy Court
Excellence for the Future: Antitrust
Academic Excellence in Bankruptcy
Professional Associations
Central District Bankruptcy Court
Chapter 7 Limited Scope Ad Hoc Committee
- Current
Activities: The committee was formed to rewrite the rule on limited scope of representation of Chapter 7 clients in the central district of California.
Los Angeles County Bar Association
LRIS advisory committee member
- Current
Activities: Advise lawyer referral service respecting ethical issues that arise during the course of its operation as a referral service.
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Bankruptcy subcommittee member
- Current
Southern California Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
- Current
Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Current
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
- Current
central district consumer bankruptcy attorneys association
- Current
Articles & Publications
Retailers Beware, Charging Extra Fees to Consumers for Using Credit Cards Is Illegal
Law Offices of David A. Tilem
Social Media
Contact & Map
801 N. Brand Blvd Suite #1130
801 N. Brand Blvd Suite #1130
glendale, CA 91203
Toll-Free: (888) 529-3111
Telephone: (888) 529-3111
Cell: (888) 529-3111
Fax: (888) 529-3111
Wilshire Office
3440 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 915
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Toll-Free: (855) 266-2551
Telephone: (818) 276-2477
Cell: (818) 817-1725
Fax: (818) 208-4550