Mark S. BostickAttorney

Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP 1111 Broadway, 24th FloorOakland, CA 94607
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Mark has specialized in insolvency law for more than 30 years.  He represents trustees, debtors, creditors and other interested parties in all forms of insolvency proceedings and out-of-court workouts. He currently is a member of the Committee of Lawyer and Trustee Representatives of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California and also serves as Chair of the Bankruptcy Section for the Alameda County Bar Association.  

Prior to entering private practice in 1983, Mark clerked for the Honorable Robert L. Hughes, Bankruptcy Judge (Oakland) and former Chief Judge for the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for Ninth Circuit.

Experience

  • In re Golden, 789 F.2d 698 (9th Cir. 1986) holding that a bankruptcy trustee may recover un-reinvested homestead sale proceeds despite the lack of objection to the debtor's exemption claim.

  • In re Serrato, 117 F.3d 427 (9th Cir. 1997) holding that a bankruptcy trustee is not a federal officer for purposes of perfecting an appeal from the district court.

  • In re Serrato, 214 B.R. 219 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. 1997) finding that an unsecured debt of $1 existing on date of transfer is sufficient to avoid fraudulent transfer under 11 U.S. C. §544(b)


Publications

 

Treatises:

  • California Mortgage in Deed of Trust Practice, Bankruptcy Section, CEB, Editor, 2007 – 2016
  • Real Estate Bankruptcies, Law and Litigation, CEB, Editor, 2011-2012

 

Available Articles:

Affiliations

Committee of Lawyer and Trustee Representatives of the United States
Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California


California Bankruptcy Forum

Alameda County Bar Association

San Francisco County Bar Association

Santa Clara County Bar Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

Oakland Rotary No. 3
  • Member, 1998-present

American Jewish Committee, Northern Cal Region
  • President, 2007-2009

Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2016
  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell*

 

*AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

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