Mark S. BostickAttorney

Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP 1111 Broadway, 24th FloorOakland, CA 94607

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. 

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.



  • 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)


Available Articles:

  • California Mortgage in Deed of Trust Practice, Bankruptcy Section, CEB, Editor, 2007 – 2015


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
Related News

  • Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine, 2004, 2006-2016
  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell*


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