Bench-Bar Liaison Committee Roster

The Bench-Bar Committee, formed under General Order No. 15, provides “a forum for bankruptcy professionals to discuss with the Judges of the Court the manner in which the business of the Court is being conducted and to solicit suggestions for its improvement.” The below members of the Committee are eager to hear from bankruptcy professionals practicing before the Northern District about any issues relevant to its important mission.

Current Co-Chairs

Mark Bostick

Committee Term Ends: 2018
Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean, LLP
1111 Broadway, 24th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 834-6600
Fax: (510) 834-1928

Janina M. Hoskins

Committee Term Ends: 2018
Chapter 7 and 11 Trustee
P.O. Box 158
Middleton, CA 95461
Phone: (707) 569-9508
Fax: (707) 569-9518

Past Co-Chairs

Robert Franklin

Committee Term Ends: 2018
Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
305 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto CA 94301
Phone: (650) 843-2741
Fax: (650) 644-0362

Sarah Stuppi

Committee Term Ends: 2018
Law Offices of Stuppi & Stuppi
1630 N. Main Street, Suite 332
Walnut Creek CA 94596
Phone: (415) 786-4365
Fax: (925) 287-8113

Committee Members

Adam Neil Barasch

Committee Term Ends: 2019
Severson & Werson
1 Embarcadero Center Fl 26
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 677-5533
Fax: (415) 677-5664

Martha Bronitsky

Committee Term Ends: 2018
Chapter 13 Trustee
P.O. Box 9077
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Phone: (925) 621-1900

Jeffrey David Curl

Committee Term Ends: 2019
JC Law Group PC
1900 S Norfolk St. Suite 350
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: (415) 963-4004
Fax: (415) 963-4260

Carl R. Gustafson

Committee Term Ends: 2020
Lincoln Law, LLP
1525 Contra Costa Blvd.
Pleasant Hill CA 94523
Phone: (925) 500-4777

Jennifer C. Hayes

Committee Term Ends: 2020
Finestone Hayes LLP
456 Montgomery St., 20th Floor
San Francisco CA 94104
Phone: (415) 421-2624
Fax: (415) 398-2820

Scott Johnson

Committee Term Ends: 2020
Sagaria Law
350 W. Julian Street
Building 9
San Jose CA 95110
Phone: (408) 279-2288
Fax: (408) 279-2299

Timothy S. Laffredi

Office of the United States Trustee, Region 17
United States Department Of Justice
280 South First Street, Room 268
San Jose CA 95113
Phone: (408) 535-5525
Fax: (408) 535-5532

Joanne Marie LaFreniere

Committee Term Ends: 2019
1032 Irving St., # 975
San Francisco, CA 94122
Phone: (415) 702-9485

Michael (Mick) Lauter

Committee Term Ends: 2018
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP
Four Embarcadero Center, 17th Floor
San Francisco CA 94111
Phone: (415) 774-2978
Fax: (415) 403-6071

Sarah Little

Committee Term Ends: 2019
Kornfield,Nyberg,Bendes,Kuhner & Little
1970 Broadway, Suite 225
Oakland, CA 94612-2223
Phone: (510) 763-1000
Fax: (510) 273-8669

John H. MacConaghy

Committee Term Ends: 2020
MacConaghy & Barnier, PLC
645 First St., West
Sonoma CA 95476
Phone: (707) 935-3205
Fax: (707) 935-7051

Michael W. Malter

Committee Term Ends: 2020
Binder & Malter LLP
2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara CA 95050
Phone: (408) 295-1700
Fax: (408) 295-1531

Dennis D. Miller

Committee Term Ends: 2020
Lubin Olson & Niewiadomski LLP
600 Montgomery St., 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 955-5026
Fax: (415) 981-4343

W. Kirk Moore

Committee Term Ends: 2018
Law Offices of W. Kirk Moore
586 N. First St. Suite 202
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 998-1846
Fax: (408) 583-4063

Vincent J. Novak

Committee Term Ends: 2018
Morrison & Foerster LLP
425 Market St., 32nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 268-7000
Fax: (415) 276-7521

Gregory C. Nuti

Committee Term Ends: 2018
Nuti Hart LLP
411 30th St., Suite 408
Oakland, CA 94609-3311
Phone: (510) 506-7152