Mr. Forsley is one of a handful of attorneys certified as a specialist
in bankruptcy law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.
He litigates business disputes in state and federal courts and bankruptcy court.
In bankruptcy court, Mr. Forsley represents creditors, debtors and trustees
in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases. Mr. Forsley also represents
plaintiffs and defendants in adversary matters and individuals and businesses
in chapter 11 cases.
In addition to his bankruptcy practice, Mr. Forsley defends and prosecutes
a wide range of civil matters in state and federal civil courts. For example,
Mr. Forsley has prosecuted and defended unfair business practice and commercial
litigation claims, represented officers and directors in shareholder derivative
actions, defended real estate brokers in errors and omissions cases, defended
parties to construction defect cases, and prosecuted and defended business disputes.
Mr. Forsley is licensed to practice law in California and Massachusetts.
He is admitted to practice in every district in California, is a member
of the Southern California James T. King Bankruptcy Inn of Court, the
Beverly Hills Bar Association, and sits on the Board of the Beverly Hills
Bar Foundation. Mr. Forsley is also a past Chair, and current member,
to the Beverly Hills Bar Association Bankruptcy Section Executive Committee,
and is the current Chair to the Beverly Hills Bar Foundation annual golf
Mr. Forsley graduated
summa cum laude from the University of California, Irvine, obtained his law degree from
the University of San Diego School of Law, and speaks fluent Spanish.