Albert J. Derbes, IV

Albert J. Derbes, IV: Attorney with The Derbes Law Firm, LLC


Real Estate Title Insurance Agent, Louisiana, 1995. Notary Public, Louisiana, 1990. Author: "Limited Liability Companies in Louisiana," National Business Institute (NBI), 2007; "Avoiding Fraudulent Real Estate Practices," National Business Institute (NBI), 2006 and 2007; "The Purchase Agreement," NBI, 2005; "Ethical Considerations in Foreclosures," NBI, 2004; "Contract Review Tips: From Purchase Agreements Leases to Innominate Contracts & Boilerplate," Jefferson Bar Association, CLE By the Sea, 2004; "Bankruptcy Creditor's Playbook," Jefferson Bar Association, CLE By the Sea, 2003; "Bankruptcy Law & the CPA," University of New Orleans, Beta Alpha PSI's Accounting Lecture Series, 2003.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Real Estate
  • Business Entity Law
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Commercial Transactions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-837-1230  Phone
504-832-0322  Fax
University Attended:
Rice University, B.A., 1986
Law School Attended:
Tulane Law School, J.D., 1989
Year of First admission:
1990, Louisiana State Bar Association; 1990, U.S. District Courts, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1993, U.S. Tax Court; 1995, U.S. Supreme Court; 2001, State Bar of Texas; 2009, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
New Orleans (Member, 1993—; Chair, Bankruptcy Committee, 2012 - 2014; Member and Secretary, 1993-1995, Environmental Law Committee; Member, Probate Committee, 1995-1998), Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations; Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit.
Reported Cases:
Medical and Business Facilities, Ltd. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 60 F.3d 207 (5th Cir., 1995).; Phillips Petroleum Company v. Best Oil Field Services, Inc., 48 F.3d 913 (U.S.5th Cir., 1995); In Re Service Marine Industry, Inc. 2000 U.S. Dist. Lexis 8523; In re Vicknair, 315 B.R. 822 (Bankr. E.D. La 2004); L-3 Communications Westwood Corp. v. Robichaux, 2008 WL 577560 & 2007 WL 756525).
Hobbies & interests:
Fishing, History, Canoeing, Reading, Culinary Arts and Chess
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts and
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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