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12800 Center Court Drive
Suite 300
Cerritos, CA 90703

562-653-3333 fax


  • Southwestern University School of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Southern California (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • 1980, California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County and Orange County Bankruptcy Forum (Director, L.A., 1985-1986; Director, Orange County, 1989-1990)
  • Central District Consumer Attorneys Association (2009-present)
  • Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum (2011-present)
  • Financial Lawyers Conference of Southern California
  • Los Angeles County, Federal, and American Bar Associations

Helen R. Frazer

Of Counsel

Practice Areas

Helen Ryan Frazer is of counsel in the Cerritos office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo.  Ms. Frazer practices primarily in the area of bankruptcy and has been certified as a specialist in bankruptcy by the State Bar of California. She also handles real estate and commercial law matters and advises clients in drafting contracts and agreements.

Ms. Frazer formerly served as the senior attorney in charge of the Bankruptcy Department for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Costa Mesa Field Office and as counsel under the FSLIC Management Consignment Program to Butterfield Savings and Loan Association.  She is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section, the Financial Lawyers Conference, and is a former director of both the Los Angeles County and Orange County Bankruptcy Forums. She is currently a director of the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association.

Ms. Frazer has been a speaker at various seminars including “The Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation Process” presented by the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum and “When Bankruptcy and Family Law Collide” presented by the Beverly Hills Bar Assn. She is an editor of the California Bankruptcy Journal and has authored several articles including  Collection of Undercharged Freight Tariffs - A Windfall for Trustees or Highway Robbery?  21 Cal.Bankr.J. 1 (1993) Bankruptcy Reform- Separating Myth from Reality 28 Cal. Bank.J. 3, 2006; and Fraudulent Transfer: Litigation Under the Bankruptcy Code and State Law 29 Cal Bankr. J 2 (2007) which was recently cited in a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision.

Ms. Frazer currently serves on the standing panel of Chapter 7 Trustees appointed by the Office of the United States Trustee and has been a trustee since 1995.

Since 2006, Ms. Frazer has been named a "Southern California Super Lawyer," and in 2013, Ms. Frazer was added to the list of “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California,” by Super Lawyers.


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