Category Archives: Legal Ethics

August 2021, SABBA Meeting – “An Attorney’s Ethical Duties and the Unhappy Client.”

 

The monthly meeting for August, 2021,  will be held on Tuesday,  August 24, 2021 at(!) the San Antonio Country Club, at 4100 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio, Texas, (Fountain Room).

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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“An Attorney’s Ethical Duties and the Unhappy Client.”

The SABBA CLE for August will be Jessica Hanzlik presenting “An Attorney’s Ethical Duties and the Unhappy Client.”

Jessica Hanzlik’s Bio Page

 

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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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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:
(click at the bottom of page one and your browser will provide arrows for add’l pages)

SABBA Case Summaries FINAL 11 -20 J King

Court homepage information regarding Judge King

November 2019 Meeting – STATE OF THE DISTRICT and Caselaw Update by Chief Judge Ronald B. King

The monthly meeting for November, 2019 will be held on Tuesday, November 26,  2019 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 November is the STATE OF THE DISTRICT and Caselaw Update by  Judge Ronald B. King, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.

 

Case Law Update, below:

SABBA 2019 cases – J King, November 2019

 

 

Court homepage information regarding Judge King

 

September 2019, SABBA Meeting – Ten Ways to Lose and Ten Ways to (Maybe) Save Your Discharge.

Ten Ways to Lose and Ten Ways to (Maybe) Save Your Discharge.

The monthly meeting for September,  2019 will be held on Tuesday,  September 24, 2019 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 SABBA CLE for September will be Michael O’Connor  presenting Ten Ways to Lose and Ten Ways to (Maybe) Save Your Discharge.

Law Office of Michael J. O’Connor

SBOT Link for Mr. O’Connor

 

2019 SABBA 727 Article

 

 

August 2019, SABBA Meeting – The Intersection of Civil and Criminal Law – An Overview

The Intersection of Civil and Criminal Law – An Overview

The monthly meeting for August,  2019 will be held on Tuesday,  August 27, 2019 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 SABBA CLE for August will be Erica Giese and Jay Dewald from Jackson Walker presenting The Intersection of Civil and Criminal Law – An overview of how, when, and where civil law may implicate criminal law and legal concepts traditionally within the realm of criminal law and practice.

This is a great presentation that our bar will find very useful as there are (unfortunately) situations where the debtors we deal with are facing criminal charges arising out of the pre-bankruptcy past or sometimes even related to their conduct in bankruptcy.

Erica Giese information.

Jay Dewald information.

Powerpoint presentation is attached, here:
2019-08-27.intersection.civ-crim-law.SAbankruptcybar

 

June 2019, SABBA Meeting – Tax Reform: What Lawyers Need To Know For Their Clients And Their Firms.

Tax Reform: What Lawyers Need To Know For Their Clients And Their Firms.

The monthly meeting for June,  2019 will be held on Tuesday,  June 25, 2019 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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Tax Reform: What Lawyers Need To Know For Their Clients And Their Firms.

Speaker: Katherine Noll, from Chamberlain Hrdlicka.

Information about Katherine Noll

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge is our best defense.

May 2019, SABBA Meeting – Ethics issues involving Counsel in Recent Bankruptcy Cases

2019 Ethics issues involving Counsel in Recent Bankruptcy Cases

The monthly meeting for May,  2019 will be held on Tuesday,  May 28, 2019 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: Jim Rose and Kevin Epstein

Jim Rose and Kevin Epstein are Trial Attorneys with the United States Department of Justice.

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Make a dent in your Ethics CLE Requirement*

* One hour Ethics Credit APPROVED.