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Derbes, Sagona, and Garrity are Super Lawyers 2023

Albert J. Derbes IV, Beau P. Sagona, and Patrick S. Garrity were once again recognized as Louisiana Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Scheinuk and O’Neill are Newest Members of the Derbes Law Firm

Jared S. Scheinuk and Bryan J. O’Neill are now members of the Derbes Law Firm, LLC effective January 1, 2023. Mr. Scheinuk joined the firm in 2017 after previously working in Monroe, Louisiana. Mr. O’Neill joined the firm in 2016 shortly after graduating from Loyola Law School.

Beau P. Sagona and Frederick L. Bunol included in New Orleans Magazine’s 2022 list of Top Lawyers

Beau P. Sagona and Frederick L. Bunol have been selected by a vote of their peers to be included in New Orleans Magazine’s 2022 list of Top Lawyers in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Bunol was selected in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, while Mr. Sagona was selected in the area of Trusts and Estates....

Insolvency Issues in Estate Planning

Albert J. Derbes, IV presented “Insolvency Issues in Estate Planning” at the New Orleans Estate Planning Council Meeting on November 1, 2022.

The Down Syndrome Association of Greater New Orleans Jambalaya Cook-Off Participation

The Down Syndrome Association of Greater New Orleans held its annual fundraiser, known as the Buddy Walk, on Saturday, October 29, 2022. The Buddy Walk is a fun event and fundraiser for everyone, no matter what the age, and is designed to celebrate individuals with Down Syndrome. The Buddy Walk offers a jambalaya cook-off, live music, games, a silent auction,...

Classification of Disability Retirement Benefits, Model Partition Language, and Other Sleep-Inducing QDRO Topics

Beau P. Sagona presented “Classification of Disability Retirement Benefits, Model Partition Language, and Other Sleep-Inducing QDRO Topics” on September 23, 2022, at LSU’s 26th Annual Family Law Conference. This was his eighth time presenting at this seminar.

Upcoming Events

Albert J. Derbes, IV will be presenting at the Jefferson Bar Association CLE by the Sea on April 11, 2024 with the Honorable Meredith S. Grabill on “Bankruptcy Law for Non-Bankruptcy Lawyers”


Eric J. Derbes will be presenting at the Jefferson Bar Association CLE by the Sea on April 11, 2024 with the Honorable Shayna Beevers Morvant and attorney Eric M. Shorr on “Will Clauses to Avoid Probate Litigation”