Hon. Michael S. McManus

United States Bankruptcy Judge (retired)

Current Position

U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Class: XIX (2008)Circuit: Ninth


University of California, Berkeley, B.A. (1975)
University of California, Los Angeles, J.D. (1978)

Professional Career

Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Sacramento, California (2000-)
Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Modesto, California (1994-00)
Partner, Diepenbrock, Wulff, Plant & Hannegan (1986-93)
Shareholder, Felderstein, Rosenberg & McManus (1979-86)
Associate, Morris, Polich & Purdy (1978-79)


National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (1994-)
American Bankruptcy Institute (2005-)
California Bankruptcy Journal, Editorial Board (1995-)
Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum (1990-)
Ninth Circuit Conference of Chief Bankruptcy Judges, Chair (2007-08)
State Bar of California (1978-)


A Review of BAPCPA of 2005 Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum Oct 2005 Co-author/editor
Payment of Post-Petition Mortgage Installments in Chapter 13 Central California Bankruptcy Forum Sep 2000 Co-author


Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum, Service Award (2006)