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Feb. 3, 2021, 5:59 PM

Girardi Keese Trustee Opposes Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem

Holly Barker
Holly Barker
Legal Reporter

The trustee overseeing Girardi Keese LLP’s bankruptcy, after a Chapter 7 petition was filed against the now defunct law firm in December, opposes the appointment of a guardian ad litem to represent the firm’s interests in the case.

Girardi Keese is an entity, not a person, and an entity “cannot be incompetent,” Elissa D. Miller said in the statement filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California on Tuesday.

Robert Girardi cited no legal basis for his appointment to serve as guardian ad litem, alleging only that his brother, firm owner Thomas Girardi, is incompetent, Miller ...

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