Hagop T. Bedoyan

Hagop T. Bedoyan

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Location:
Fresno, California
Phone:
559-438-4374
Fax:
661-326-0418
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Hagop T. Bedoyan was the first attorney in Fresno County to be certified as a Specialist in Bankruptcy Law by the California State Bar's Board of Legal Specialization. He has practiced law in the Central Valley since 1987. A graduate of McGeorge School of Law and UCLA, his practice includes representation of debtors, creditors, trustees, and creditors' committees in all types of bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings, including bankruptcy litigation and appellate proceedings. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest designation.

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Areas of Practice

  • Workouts
  • Bankruptcy Reorganizations
  • Bankruptcy & Business Litigation
  • Debtor and Creditor Rights
  • Bankruptcy Appeals

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Specialist Bankruptcy Law, State Bar of California Board, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1989

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • Juris Doctor cum laude - 1987
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award in Personal Property Finance, Recipient
    • Honors: Traynor Honor Society, member
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1981

Honors and Awards

  • Northern California Super Lawyers, 2012-Present
  • AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest designation, 2009 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fresno County Bar Association, Member, 1987 - Present
  • Fresno County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2014 - 2017
  • California State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization, 2008 - 2011
  • California State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization, Chairman, 2011 - 2012
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member, 1991 - Present
  • State Center Community College District Paralegal Program, Adjunct professor, 1998 - 2009
  • Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission, Commissioner, 2001 - 2005
  • Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission, Chairman, 2005 - 2006
  • Central California Bankruptcy Association, Member, 1988 - Present
  • Central California Bankruptcy Association, Board of Directors, 1997 - 2000
  • Central California Bankruptcy Association, President, 1999 - 2000
  • California Bankruptcy Forum, Director, 1999-200, 2009-2010
  • Bankruptcy Dispute Resolution Program, Resolution Advocate, United States
  • Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California
  • Clerk’s Advisory Committee, Fresno Division, 1995 - 2007

Professional Experience

  • Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP, 2009-Present
  • Caswell Bell & Hillison, LLP., 2000 - 2008
  • Hagop T. Bedoyan, Lawyer, 1987 - 2000

Languages

  • Armenian