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Alexander is passionate about litigation, bankruptcy law, and client advocacy. He strives to provide an unwavering focus to all client matters. 
 
Alexander earned his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law, and was admitted to the California State Bar in 2018. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University...

Alexander is passionate about litigation, bankruptcy law, and client advocacy. He strives to provide an unwavering focus to all client matters. 
 
Alexander earned his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law, and was admitted to the California State Bar in 2018. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. 
 
When not practicing law, Alexander enjoys golfing, the San Francisco Giants, and reading fiction novels.

Areas of Practice

Litigation

Bankruptcy Law

Client Advocacy

Bar Admissions

California, 2018

Education

Santa Clara University School of Law

J.D. - 2018

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Bachelor's - Political Science

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One Toke Over the Line

Marijuana Law Attorneys Diemer and Wei San Jose CAAs the legalized marijuana at the state level continues to thrive, bankruptcy courts flirt with marijuana’s place within the Bankruptcy Code. One principle begins to emerge: while presence of marijuana does not automatically call for dismissal, if the court and trustee have to participate in or condone the illegal conduct in any way, the case will be dismissed.

Background:

Since the legalization of marijuana has occurred in several states over the past several years, multiple courts have ruled that the continued illegality of marijuana on a federal level prevents debtors entrenched in the marijuana industry from garnering the benefits of bankruptcy protection. See In re Rent Rite Super Kegs W. Ltd., 484 B.R. 799 (Bankr. D. Colo. 2012) (A debtor whose plan relied on roughly 25% of its income from renting property to marijuana growing operation was “cause” to dismiss case under 11 U.S.C 1112(b), constituted gross mismanagement of the estate, and debtor was not operating with “clean hands.”); In re Arenas, 514 B.R. 887 (Bankr. D. Colo. 2014) (prohibition against marijuana related activities extended to cases under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13).

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Always Perfect Your Interest – A Petroleum Producer Learns an Invaluable Lesson

Always Perfect Your Interest A Petroleum Producer Learns an Invaluable Lesson U.C.C Section 9-319(a) grants a consignee ownership rights in consigned goods. Does it also apply to proceeds from the sale of those goods? In the recent decision of In Re Pettit Oil Company, the Ninth Circuit said that it does, holding that proceeds from goods held by a consignee at the time of a bankruptcy filing are subject to the perfection and priority rules in the Bankruptcy Code.

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