Leonard Kaiser Welsh

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Leonard K. Welsh received his J.D. from Washington and Lee University in 1980. He holds national certification in both business and consumer bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification (ABC) and has more than 28 years of experience practicing law. His practice includes insolvency, bankruptcy, business & farm reorganizations, and debtor and creditor rights. Leonard is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest designation, and has been named as a "Super Lawyer" three times by the publishers of Law & Politics Magazine.

Professional Experience

Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP, 1998- 2010

Law Offices of Leonard K. Welsh, 1985-1998

Price & Welsh, 1984-1985

Austin, Thompson, Sims & Welsh, 1983-1984

Rudnick & Arrache, 1981-1983

Professional Associations and Leadership

Kern County Bar Associations, 1981-present

American Bar Association, 1981-present

American Bankruptcy Institute, 1996-present

Central California Bankruptcy Association

Kern County Bankruptcy Forum

National Association of Chapter 12 Trustees

Bankruptcy Judgeship for the Eastern District, California

-Merit Screening Committee, 1997

California State University, Bakersfield

-Adjunct Professor of Law

Conference for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District, California

-Attorney, Delegate, 15 times

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency
  • Business Reorganization
  • Farm Reorganization
  • Debtor and Creditor Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
661-735-4954  Phone
661-328-5328  Phone
(661) 760-9900  Fax
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1977
Law School Attended:
Washington and Lee University, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1981, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; 1981, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; 1983, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1982, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1981, California; 1981, United States Tax Court
Birth Information:
Fort Worth, Texas, April 14, 1954
( Certified Specialist, Business Bankruptcy Law and Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification )

Peer Reviews

Bakersfield, California

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