Attorney Anabel King
Commercial, Environmental, Real Estate, Bankruptcy/Creditor’s Rights, Business and General Civil Litigation, Consumer, Employment, Personal Injury, Products Liability,
Insurance Bad Faith, Trial and Appeals in all State and Federal Courts.
Anabel King, born Toluca, Mexico, D.F., Mexico, April 12, 1982.
University of Houston – Clear Lake, Texas (B.S. 2004)
South Texas College of Law—Houston, Houston, Texas (J.D. cum laude 2008).
Bar and Court Admissions:
Admitted to bar 2009, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas.
Wauson | Probus, March 2016 – Present, Associate
Shapiro Schwartz, L.L.P., 2014 – 2016
Johnson DeLuca & Baker Hughes, 2013 – 2014
Hughes Watters Askanase, LLP, 2009 – 2013.
Judicial Intern to Hon. Jeff Bohm, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Texas, 2008.
Trial and Appellate Cases of Note:
- Mbaka v. Deluxe Barber School, LLC et al, Cause No. 2015-DCV-226218, in the 268th District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas, Judge Brady Elliot, May 22, 2018. First chair; 4 ½ day jury trial; unanimous verdict recovering $359,000.00 plus attorney’s fees on claims of breach of fiduciary duty, constructive fraud, Texas Theft Liability Act, conversion, unjust enrichment, conspiracy and defeating counterclaims.
- Sommers, Trustee v. Cox, et al., Adv. No. 14-03074 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, Chief Judge David R. Jones. Successfully assisted in defense of $9+ million dollar fraudulent conveyance action against founding principal and affiliate entities filed by bankruptcy Trustee for Taxmasters. Favorable comprehensive settlement in mediation with claim limited to $1 million or less and structured agreed plan of liquidation (our client also debtor in personal Chapter 11) after filing motions for summary judgment, motion to dismiss and objection to the Chapter 7 Trustee’s proof of claim.
- Flatrolled Steel, Inc. v. Nolan Richardson, et al., Cause No. 2014-26092, in the 11th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas. Assisted in successful defense of four family members and 17 family owned, related companies in fraudulent conveyance action seeking to recover on a multi-million dollar judgment. Numerous defendants were granted summary judgment or dismissed in the face of motions and numerous damage claims disposed of by summary judgment. Remaining claims settled on first day of trial, after pretrial rulings, with jury waiting to begin voir dire.
- JRAD Holdings, Ltd. Co. v. Jason Miranda, Cause No. 2013-31262, Court, in the 281st Judicial District Court of Harris County District, Judge Sylvia Matthews, May 26, 2016. First chair jury trial. Successfully set aside default judgment and successfully defended member of Limited Liability Company in breach of fiduciary duty, conspiracy and conversion suit; claims settled favorably on second day of trial, after voir dire and rulings on pretrial motions and objections.
- Texas Journal of Business Law, Fall 2007, Texas Journal of Business Law, Assistant Editor
- Corporate Counsel Review, Assistant Editor
- Secured Transactions and Litigation, -Whether a Secured Party Sold Repossessed Vehicles in a Commercially Reasonable Manner Under the Charge Given to the Jury, Texas Journal of Business Law, Fall 2007, Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
- State Bar of Texas;
- Houston Young Bankruptcy Lawyers Association (Treasurer 2012-2014);
- Fort Bend County Bar Association;
- American Bar Association;
- Hispanic Bar Association of Houston;
- Houston Bar Association—Bankruptcy Section (Secretary, Young Lawyers Committee 2012-2013);
- Houston Young Lawyers Association;
- Mexican American Bar Association of Houston;
- Association of Women Attorneys;
- Latin Women’s Initiative;
- The Arthur L. Moller – David B. Foltz, Jr. American Inns of Court; Turnaround Management
- 2013 State Bar of Texas Bench Bar Conference, “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Year?”, San Antonio, Texas, panel
- 2011 Moller-Foltz Inn of Court, “Point of the Sword: Avoidance Litigation,” Houston, Texas, co-speaker with Robin Russell and Kelli
- 2010 Mexican American Bar Association of Houston Retreat and CLE, “Stop Everything, They Filed for Bankruptcy!” Author and co-speaker with the Honorable Jeff Bohm, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas-Houston
- 2010 26th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Law Course, “The New Rules of ‘Keep Away’: Interstate Twister and the Cracking of Kronz; Pre-Bankruptcy Extension Planning and Recent Case Law, co-author with David J.
- Cecilia Catholic School, Volunteer;
- Catholic Charities—Citizenship Workshop Volunteer;
- Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program (clinics and representing pro-bono individuals);
- Citizen Forum, Volunteer;
- Francis Cabrini, Former Lector and Annual Bazaar Volunteer;
- Pre-Law Minority Symposium at St. Mary’s University, Panel Speaker
Ms. King has experience involving creditor’s rights/collection, bankruptcy, and reorganizations, commercial litigation, real estate, business transactions, and consumer rights.