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Prof. John D. Ayer

Professor of Law Emeritus

Chico, CA 95926

Class: II (1991)Circuit: Ninth


University of Louisville, B.A., with Honors (1963); J.D., cum laude (1968)
Yale University, LL.M. (1969)

Professional Career

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Los Angeles, (1983-84)
Counsel, Stutman Treister & Glatt, Los Angeles (1975; 80-81)
Visiting Professor of Law: Cardozo (1996); University of Pennsylvania (1993); Stanford University (1989-90); University of Texas (1979-80),
Academic Visitor, London School of Economics (1976)


Association of Former Bankruptcy Judges
Titanic Society


Guide to Finance for Lawyers 2001
Bankruptcy in Practice (with Michael Bernstein) 2002


American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award (1965)
American Bar Association Ross Essay Award (1979)
University of Louisville Alumni Fellows Award, Lifetime Alumni Fellow