Category Archives: Case Law Update

July, 2022 Meeting – “Chapter 7 Trustees’ Panel”

The monthly meeting for July, 2022 will be held on Tuesday,  July 26,  2022 at the San Antonio Country Club, at 4100 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, Texas.

Social begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by an informative presentation at 5:30 p.m.

Map to San Antonio Country Club.

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The presentation for July, 2022 is “Chapter 7 Trustees’ Panel.

Current Chapter 7 Trustees taking assignments in the San Antonio Division of the Western District of of Texas are:

John Patrick Lowe, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee
2402 East Main Street
Uvalde, Texas 78801
(830) 407-5115

Randolph N. Osherow, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee
342 West Woodlawn, Suite 100
San Antonio, Texas 78212
(210) 738-3001

Jose C. Rodriguez, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee
342 W. Woodlawn, #103
San Antonio, Texas 78212
(210) 738-8881

Johnny W. Thomas, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee
St. Paul Square
1153 East Commerce
San Antonio, Texas 78205
(210) 226-5888

Source: San Antonio Trustees

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May 2022 SABBA Meeting – Ethics Issues Involving Counsel in Recent Bankruptcy Cases

The monthly meeting for May, 2022 will be held on Tuesday,  May 24, 2022 at the San Antonio Country Club, at 4100 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, Texas.

Social begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by an informative presentation at 5:30 p.m.

Map to San Antonio Country Club.

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Ethics Issues Involving Counsel in Recent Bankruptcy Cases

Speakers: Aubrey Thomas, Assistant U.S. Trustee and Jim Rose, Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice.

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Contact Information

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Make a dent in your Ethics CLE Requirement*

* One hour Ethics Credit Approved.

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November 2021 Meeting – STATE OF THE DISTRICT and Caselaw Update by Judge Ronald B. King

The monthly meeting for November, 2021 will be held on Tuesday, November 23,  2021 at  the San Antonio Country Club, at 4100 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, Texas.

Social begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by an informative presentation at 5:30 p.m.

San Antonio Country Club’s current COVID-19 policy:

1. Fully vaccinated guests are not required to wear masks. Unvaccinated guests are strongly encouraged to wear masks indoors. 
2. Social distancing is recommended.
3. If you do not feel well, or have any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not enter the facilities.

Map to San Antonio Country Club.

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The presentation for November is the STATE OF THE DISTRICT and Caselaw Update by  Judge Ronald B. King, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.

Case Law Update – 2021, see below.

Court homepage information regarding Judge King

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Click on the bottom of the above attachment to show page numbers and arrows.

October 2021 Meeting – Case Law Update and more -by the Honorable Craig A. Gargotta, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

 

The monthly meeting for October, 2021, will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at  the San Antonio Country Club, at 4100 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, Texas.

Social begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by an informative presentation at 5:30 p.m.

Map to San Antonio Country Club.

San Antonio Country Club’s current COVID-19 policy:

1. Fully vaccinated guests are not required to wear masks. Unvaccinated guests are strongly encouraged to wear masks indoors.

2. Social distancing is recommended.

3. If you do not feel well, or have any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not enter the facilities.

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The presentation this month will be  Top Ten Cases from WDTX (and a few Fifth Cir. Cases too), by the Honorable Craig A. Gargotta, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge.

 

Judge Gargotta

 

About Judge Gargotta – Information  from U.S. Bankruptcy Court, W.D. of Texas

 

 

July, 2021 Meeting – “Chapter 7 Trustees’ Panel” -ZOOM!

The monthly meeting for July, 2021 will be held on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 as an ONLINE CONFERENCE (by request of the panelists). Zoom invitation is in the email notice.

Social* begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by an informative presentation at 5:30 p.m.

*(Comestibles and libations are the participant’s own responsibility).

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The presentation for July, 2021 is “Chapter 7 Trustees’ Panel.

Current Chapter 7 Trustees taking assignments in the San Antonio Division of the Western District of of Texas are:

John Patrick Lowe, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee
2402 East Main Street
Uvalde, Texas 78801
(830) 407-5115

Randolph N. Osherow, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee
342 West Woodlawn, Suite 100
San Antonio, Texas 78212
(210) 738-3001

Jose C. Rodriguez, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee
342 W. Woodlawn, #103
San Antonio, Texas 78212
(210) 738-8881

Johnny W. Thomas, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee
St. Paul Square
1153 East Commerce
San Antonio, Texas 78205
(210) 226-5888

Source: San Antonio Trustees

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June 2021, SABBA Meeting – Ethical Issues in Recent Bankruptcy Cases.

 

The monthly meeting for June, 2021,  will be held on Tuesday,  June 22, 2021 at(!) the San Antonio Country Club, at 4100 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, Texas.

Social begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by an informative presentation at 5:30 p.m.

Map to San Antonio Country Club.

San Antonio Country Club’s current COVID-19 policy:

1. Fully vaccinated guests are not required to wear masks. Unvaccinated guests are strongly encouraged to wear masks indoors.

2. Social distancing is recommended.

3. If you do not feel well, or have any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not enter the facilities.

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Ethical Issues in Recent Bankruptcy Cases.

The SABBA CLE for June will be Jim Rose and Shane Tobin presenting on recent cases that raise ethical issues. (“Ethical Issues in Recent Bankruptcy Cases”) .

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February 2021 SABBA Meeting: SBRA Case Update!

The monthly meeting for February, 2021 will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 as an ONLINE CONFERENCE.

Social* begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by an informative presentation at 5:30 p.m.

*(Comestibles and libations are the participant’s own responsibility).

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The presentation for February is “Small Business Reorganization Act, Case Update”, by Subchapter V Trustees: Eric Terry, Michael Colvard, Steve Sather and Brad O’Dell.

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The invitation to the Zoom Conference is in the email sent to you, notifying you of this meeting.

CLE CREDIT will be provided to participants. Following the session, please email your name and State Bar number to Trey White at treywhite@villawhite.com.

To prevent any zoom-bombing, the Zoom administrator will lock the meeting by 5:40 p.m. Once the meeting is locked, no one will be able to get in, even with the password. A recording of the session is anticipated, so that may be made available to anyone who can’t attend the meeting. Upon viewing the session, they can apply for CLE credit through the State Bar of Texas.

January 2021 Meeting – “Cybersecurity: What Lawyers Need to Know” by Paul Guido, CISSP.

The monthly meeting for January, 2021 will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 as an ONLINE CONFERENCE.

Social* begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by an informative presentation at 5:30 p.m.

*(Comestibles and libations are the participant’s own responsibility).

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The presentation for January is “Cybersecurity: What Lawyers Need to Know” by Paul Guido, CISSP.

November 2020 Meeting – THE STATE OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT and RECENT DEVELOPMENTS by Chief Judge Ronald B. King

The monthly meeting for November, 2020 will be held on Tuesday, November 24,  2020 as an ONLINE CONFERENCE.

Social* begins at 5:00 p.m., followed by an informative presentation at 5:30 p.m.

*(Comestibles and libations are the participant’s own responsibility).

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The presentation for November is the STATE OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT and RECENT DEVELOPMENTS by  Judge Ronald B. King, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.

Case Law Update, below:
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SABBA Case Summaries FINAL 11 -20 J King

Court homepage information regarding Judge King

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR REAPPOINTMENT OF BANKRUPTCY JUDGE CRAIG A. GARGOTTA

This information was requested to be sent by SABBA President Natalie Wilson:

SABBA Members Please Notice:

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR REAPPOINTMENT

OF BANKRUPTCY JUDGE CRAIG A. GARGOTTA

The current 14-year term of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Craig A. Gargotta of the Western District of Texas will expire September 30, 2021. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is considering whether to reappoint Judge Gargotta to a new 14-year term. Upon reappointment, Judge Gargotta would continue to exercise all jurisdiction permitted a bankruptcy judge under federal law. Members of the bar and the public are invited and requested to submit comments for consideration by the court before it decides whether to reappoint Judge Gargotta to a new term. All comments will be kept CONFIDENTIAL and should be directed to Mr. Theodore P. Cominos, Circuit Executive, 600 Camp Street, Room 100, New Orleans, LA 70130 or email to ReappointmentGargottaComments@ca5.uscourts.gov.

Comments must be received by Friday, November 6, 2020.

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Judge Gargotta

 

About Judge Gargotta – Information  from U.S. Bankruptcy Court, W.D. of Texas

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