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Stuart R. Schwartz

Stuart R. Schwartz

Practice areas:

Commercial, Creditor's Rights, Bankruptcy & Debt, Contracts & Agreements, Landlord & Tenant

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About Me

Stuart has been a partner at ScottHulse for more than  30 years and a member of the firm's board of directors.  He practices in the areas of commercial litigation, creditors' right, and international litigation.

In the commercial litigation area, Mr. Schwartz represents a variety of interests in both prosecuting and defending actions for breach of contract, tortious interference, fraud, fraudulent transfer, trademark infringement, and deceptive trade practices.  His clients include lenders, factors, landlords, equipment lessors, and commercial and individual creditors.

Mr. Schwartz is one of four Texas attorneys Board Certified in Creditors' Rights Law by the American Board of Certification.  He represents both secured and unsecured creditors in actions for debt, garnishment, sequestration, execution, attachment, turnover, and other creditor causes of action and methods of relief.  Mr. Schwartz is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America.  Membership is awarded to less then one-half of one percent of American lawyers and is by invitation only.  Fellows are selected based on effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation.


Mr. Schwartz is a frequent speaker on subjects pertinent to his practice, including the State Bar of Texas and the University of Texas.  He was appointed by the Texas Supreme Court to serve as a member of its Ancillary Rules Committee to redraft the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure pertaining to garnishments, attachments, and other post-Judgment remedies.


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
  4. Creditor's Rights: 20%
  5. Commercial: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Scott, Hulse, Marshall, Feuille, Finger & Thurmond, P.C.

1100 Chase Tower
201 East Main
El Paso, TX, 79901

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197908/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Invited memberLitigation Counsel of AmericaN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderScottHulse, P.C.1979 - 2011

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Supreme Court of TexasAncillary Rules and Proceedings Task Force2008 - 2009
American Board of CertificationBoard Certified in Creditors' Rights Law1999 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Morgan v. Verlander, 225 S.W.3d 558 (Tex. App. - El Paso 2000, pet. denied)Resulted in a $1 Million judgment; collected
Padilla v. NCJ Dev., Inc., 218 S.W. 3d 811 (Tex. App - El Paso 2007, pet. denied)Judgment for client.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Collections and Creditors' Rights Course, State Bar of TexasEvidentiary Defenses2011
Mastering the Art of Collecting Debts and Judgments, Univ. of Texas School of LawPre-Suit Investigations2011
Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of TexasEnforcing and Collecting Judgments2010
Mastering the Art of Collecting Debts and Judgments, Univ. of Texas School of LawPre-Suit Investigation and Discovery Issues2010
State Bar of Texas CLEBusiness TortsN/A
State Bar of Texas CLEContemptN/A
State Bar of Texas CLEDebt Collection -- Turning your Receivables into CashN/A
State Bar of Texas CLEDeficiency SuitsN/A
University of Houston CLEPost Judgment Discovery and EnforcementN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Northwestern UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Mastering the Art of Collecting Debts and Judgments, Univ. of Texas School of LawPre-Suit Investigations2011
Collections and Creditors' Rights Course, State Bar of TexasEvidentiary Defenses2011
Mastering the Art of Collecting Debts and Judments, Univ. of Texas School of LawPre-Suit Investigation and Discovery Issues2010
Advanced Civil Trial Course, State Bar of TexasEnforcing and Collecting Judgments2010