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Eric J. Derbes appointed as Chief Deputy Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana

The Derbes Law firm congratulates Eric J. Derbes on his appointment as Chief Deputy Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana. All of the attorneys and staff will miss working with him at the firm.

Subchapter V of Chapter 11 – From First Day Motions to Plan Confirmation

Albert J. Derbes, IV,  presented "Subchapter V of Chapter 11 - From First Day Motions to Plan Confirmation" with Greta M. Brouphy, Esq. and Brad L. Drell, Esq. at the Louisiana State Bar Association's Bankruptcy Law 2022 Key Issues Lawyers Need to Know! webinar.

Frederick L. Bunol New President of the Jefferson Bar Association

Frederick L. Bunol was installed as the new President of the Jefferson Bar Association on January 29, 2022.

Evidence-A Discussion on how to gather, present and use evidence in making your case in Bankruptcy Court

On December 2, 2021, Albert J. Derbes, IV participated in a panel discussion moderated by Chief Judge Meredith Grabill of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, E.D. La., with Patrick Vance, Esq., and Bradley Drell, Esq., regarding “Evidence- A Discussion on how to gather, present and use evidence in making your case in Bankruptcy Court” at the 27th Annual LSU Bankruptcy Law Conference...

Beau P. Sagona and Frederick L. Bunol included in New Orleans Magazine’s 2021 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 2021 list of Top Lawyers in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Derbes and Mr. Bunol were selected in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, while Mr. Sagona was selected in the area of...

Hogs for the Cause Participation

Frederick L. Bunol is on the Swine Spectators cooking team which participated in the Hogs for the Cause 2021  event. The funds his team raised benefitted pediatric cancer research.

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”