Mr. Vasquez clerked for the Securities & Exchange Commission in Fort Worth, Tx. He also received several honors such as the Phi Delta Phi honorary member award, Dean’s List (Spring 2000 & 2002), Phi Delta Phi Highest Grade Award for the study of Constitutional Law (2000) and the CALI Highest Grade Award for the study of Criminal Procedure (2001). Mr. Vasquez is admitted to practice law in Texas and the United States District Court, Western District of Texas.
Mr. Vasquez is a frequent author/speaker at: consumer bankruptcy seminars. Mr. Vasquez has authored/spoken on: Author/Speaker, debtors’ Attorney Fees v. Adequate Protection Payments: A District by District Survey; State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, 2007.Author/Speaker, Mortgage Payments Under the PLAN or Outside the PLAN – The Debate From Both Sides; State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, 2007.Author/Speaker, Converting a Chapter 13 PLAN to a Chapter 7 PLAN: BAPCPA’s Effect on Valuation and Pre-Bankruptcy Defaults, The University of Texas 25th Anniversary Jay L. Westbrook Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, Austin, 2006. (link to paper)
Texas State Bar Association,
Texas Young Lawyers Association
NACBA (National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys)
State Bar of Texas (Bankruptcy Law Section)
San Antonio Bar Association,
San Antonio Bankruptcy Bar
American Bar Association
The ABI (American Bankruptcy Institute)
Previous Legal Associations Include:
Board member, Non-Profit Enterprise Center, El Paso, Texas
Member, El Paso Bar Association
Committee Chair, El Paso Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section
Secretary and Treasurer, Border Bankruptcy Bar
Association Volunteer Attorney, Texas Legal Aid Program for free Community Legal Advice
Mr. Vasquez’s previous legal work experience has also been exclusively in the area of Consumer and small business bankruptcy. Mr. Vasquez was a shareholder partner with the law firm of Johnson and Vasquez, P.C., fka Carl T. Johnson, P.C., for about six (6) years, a law firm that focused exclusively in Consumer and small business bankruptcy representation. In this capacity, Mr. Vasquez has successfully represented hundreds, if not thousands, of client debtors both Individuals and small businesses in bankruptcy. This has provided Mr. Vasquez a wealth of experience and knowledge to better serve our clients at The Vasquez Law Firm.
Mr. Vasquez has been licensed to practice law in Texas since the spring of 2003.
Mr. Vasquez earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University – College Station – with a Bachelor of Business Administration specializing in Finance (B.B.A.), in 1995.
Mr. Vasquez earned his graduate Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Texas Tech School of Law, Lubbock, Texas in 2002.
After graduating from Texas A&M, Mr. Vasquez worked as a licensed stockbroker for a few years before beginning his graduate studies in Law in 1999. As a law student,