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September 05, 2022

Wesley H. Avery

Law Offices of Wesley H. Avery | Pasadena, CA | Member (2022-2025)

Wesley H. Avery, Esq. received his B.A., with highest honors in Economics and in Political Science, from the University of California, Davis in 1980, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1984 and his J.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1991.

Mr. Avery is a member of the California State Bar.  He is a panel Chapter 7 trustee for the Central District of California.  Mr. Avery is certified as a specialist in Bankruptcy Law by the State Bar of California and in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification.  He is rated AV-by Martindale Hubbell since 1999, rated 10.0 by Avvo, and has been a Superlawyer since 2006. 

Mr. Avery is a veteran, and was on active duty as a Major in the U.S. Army from 1996-1997 at which time he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal.  He is a Member of the ABA Committee on Legal Specialization, was Chairman of the California State Bar Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission (2004-2005) and was Chairman of the State Board of Legal Specialization (2010-2011).  Mr. Avery is an adjunct professor at California State University at Northridge and a real estate broker.  Some of Mr. Avery’s reported cases include In re Stoller, 640 B.R. 412; In re Machevsky, 637  B.R. 510; Avery v. Leya Tech. (In re Prototype Eng. & Mfg., Inc.), 628 B.R. 132; In re Gonzalez, 620 B.R. 296; In re Forrest, 611 B.R. 662; In re Maqsoudi, 566 B.R. 40; In re Santos, 561 B.R. 825; In re Obedian, 546 B.R. 409; In re DeGour, 478 B.R. 1, In re JMC Telecom LLC, 416 B.R. 738; Pringle v. Water Qual. Insur. Syn., 646 F.Supp.2d 1161; In re Lahijani, 325 B.R. 282; In re Plitt Amusement Co., 233 B.R. 837; DRG v. Chopstix Dim Sum Café, 30 Cal.App.4th 54.