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David M. Serio joins Derbes Law

David M. Serio joined the firm as an associate.

Beau P. Sagona serves as chair for Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB)

Beau P. Sagona‘s service as chair of a hearing committee for the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) and his other involvement in the Louisiana legal community were spotlighted in the LADB’s August 2019 “Nota Bene” newsletter.

Sagona Presented “Testamentary Trust Basics”

Beau P. Sagona joined Louisiana Chief Disciplinary Counsel Charles B. “Chuck” Plattsmier, Louisiana State Bar Association Ethics Counsel Richard P. Lemmier and other speakers on the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board’s annual five-city tour of Louisiana to present free continuing legal education. Beau’s topic was “Testamentary Trust Basics.”

Derbes and Shelby Present at CLE Program

Eric J. Derbes and Rick M. Shelby presented “Everybody Wants a Discharge… What Is It and How to Make Sure You Don’t Lose It in Your Chapter 7 or 11!” at the Louisiana State Bar Association’s CLE Program, “The Bankruptcy Code is 40 Years Old and We Are Still Learning!,” that was held at the Louisiana Bar Center in New Orleans.

Derbes, Credo, and Cutrone Present at CLE by the Sea

Albert J. Derbes, IV, Honorable William C. Credo, III, and Dr. Candace Cutrone presented “The Coroner and First Response to Mental Illness Interdictions: Judicial Commitments and Litigation” at the Jefferson Bar Association’s 32nd Annual CLE by the Sea that was held at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Sagona, Artopoeus and Koehler Present at CLE by the Sea

Beau P. Sagona, Ellen B. Artopoeus, and Steven J. Koehler  presented “Conventional Solutions for Mental Decline & Their Problems: Irrevocable Trusts, Revocable Trusts, POAs and More…”  at the Jefferson Bar Association’s 32nd Annual CLE by the Sea that was held at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Current Events

The Derbes Law Firm is open for business. For safety purposes, our office offers video meetings via Zoom or Teams. Unvaccinated persons are required to wear masks, and no one should enter the premises with Covid symptoms. Our office follows the guidance and restrictions of the State of Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, and the Centers for Disease Control.

Upcoming Events

January 29, 2022: Frederick L. Bunol will be installed as the new President of the Jefferson Bar Association.