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Chuck Hendricks Named to Best Lawyers in America for 11th Consecutive Year

Chuck Hendricks was included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, announced in August 2019. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on a peer-review survey process. 2020 marks the 11th consecutive year Chuck has been honored by Best Lawyers....

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John Dee Spicer Named to D Magazine's List of Best Lawyers in Dallas for Third Consecutive Year

In May 2019, John Dee Spicer was included in D Magazine’s 2019 List of the Best Lawyers in Dallas for the third year in a row. The attorneys on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers list are peer-nominated and are honored for offering superb counsel to Dallas’s people and institutions. John Dee was specifically recognized for his work in the bankruptcy practice area. John Dee has served as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Panel Trustee since 1989, and he is also Board Certified in estate planning and probate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization....

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Arnie Cavazos & George King Co-Author Norton's Fifth Circuit Review for Eighth Time

The March 2019 Issue of Norton Bankruptcy Law Advisor included a Fifth Circuit Review authored by Arnie Cavazos and George King of Cavazos Hendricks Poirot. Arnie and George have co-authored the Fifth Circuit Review for Norton’s annually since 2012. The latest Fifth Circuit Review is accessible through Westlaw at 2019 No. 3 Norton Bankr. L. Adviser NL 5....

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Arnie Cavazos Honored as 2019 Serjeant of the Honorable John C. Ford American Inn of Court

The Honorable John C. Ford American Inn of Court named Arnie Cavazos as its 2019 Serjeant of the Inn. The spirit of the Serjeant award dates to the Thirteenth Century when the honor of Serjeant-at-Law was bestowed upon the most distinguished and elite lawyers in England and Ireland. A founding member of the Hon. John C. Ford American Inn, Arnie served as President from 2014-2016 and currently serves on the Executive Committee. As the Hon. John C. Ford American Inn’s 2019 Serjeant, Arnie was recognized at the Annual Joint Meeting of the DFW American Inns of Court in January 2019....

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Cavazos Hendricks Poirot Lawyers Recognized by Texas Super Lawyers

Three Cavazos Hendricks Poirot lawyers were included in the 2019 listing of Texas Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers, a division of Thomson Reuters. Chuck Hendricks was named a Texas Super Lawyer for the 14th consecutive year, John Dee Spicer was named a Texas Super Lawyer for the second year in a row, and Emily Wall was named a Texas Rising Star....

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Chris Volkmer Joins Cavazos Hendricks Poirot

Christopher J. Volkmer joined Cavazos Hendricks Poirot as Counsel in October 2018. Mr. Volkmer brings over 30 years of experience in areas of the law including bankruptcy and restructuring, business transactions, and privacy and data security issues and regulation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Volkmer was in-house counsel for a national transportation and storage company. Mr. Volkmer is a member of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Chapter of the St. Thomas More Society, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals....

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Chuck Hendricks Begins Two-Year Term as President of the Honorable John C. Ford American Inn of Court

Chuck Hendricks began his two-year term as President of the John C. Ford Inn of Court in July 2018. The John C. Ford Inn of Court is chartered by and affiliated with the American Inns of Court and is made up of bankruptcy judges and practitioners in both Dallas and Fort Worth. Chuck has been a member of the Inn’s Executive Committee since 2010 and has served previously as the Inn’s Secretary/Treasurer, Membership VP, Program VP, and Counsellor....

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George King Elected Secretary of the Young Lawyers Committee for State Bar's Bankruptcy Section

In June 2018, the Young Lawyers Committee of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Texas elected George King to a two-year term as secretary. The Committee is made up of young bankruptcy professionals throughout the state of Texas. The Committee assists the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar by helping host events including the Elliott Cup, a moot court competition for Fifth Circuit law students in preparation for the national Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, and the Starting Out Right Program, which introduces new lawyers to key bankruptcy concepts and helps pave the way for a successful transition to the practice of law....

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Lyndel Vargas Selected as a Master in the Honorable John C. Ford American Inn of Court

Lyndel Vargas was recently chosen to become a member in the Honorable John C. Ford American Inn of Court. The Hon. John C. Ford Inn is chartered by and affiliated with the American Inns of Court and is made up of bankruptcy judges and practitioners in both Dallas and Fort Worth. With over 30 years of bankruptcy experience, Mrs. Vargas joins the Inn as a Master of the Bench....

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Cavazos Hendricks Poirot, P.C. Celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2015

The Firm’s founding shareholders, Arnie Cavazos and Chuck Hendricks (pictured above), have been practicing bankruptcy law together for 30 years....

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