Mr. Adolfo Ruiz is a civil litigation attorney for municipalities and governmental entities in State and Federal Court and performs city attorney services. Prior to joining McKamie Krueger, LLP, Adolfo was a General Counsel for a water district where he acquired a strong background in water law and water related matters. Adolfo was also a partner with Villarreal, Moreno & Ruiz representing governmental, commercial and banking institutions in a variety of litigation cases. Currently, Adolfo’s extensive practice representing municipalities, public electric and water utilities, and public transportation entities provides a unique and diverse experience to address the wide range of issues confronting governmental entities.
Representative CasesOpen or Close
Travis County, et.al. vs. Resolution Trust Corporation, as Receiver for Bexar Savings Association, et.al., 61 F. Supp. 2d. 581 (W.D. Tex. 1999).
Cause No SA11CA0116FB; Louis v. Doss and Carolyn Doss, Individually and d/b/a Mulligan’s Pub, v. Sgt. Martin Morris; Officer Harry Holt; and TABC Agent Scott Helpenstell; USDC, Western District, San Antonio Division.
No. 04-11-0045-CV; RCI Entertainment (San Antonio), Inc. d/b/a XTC Cabaret And Players Club, LLC d/b/a Players Club a/k/a Paradise Gentlemen’s Club, Appellants v. City of San Antonio, Texas, Appellees; In The Fourth Court of Appeals, San Antonio, Texas; Appealed from No. 2010-CI-00195; RCI Entertainment (San Antonio) Inc. d/b/a ETC Cabaret v. City of San Antonio, Texas; In the 131st District Court, Bexar County, Texas.
Court AdmissionsOpen or Close
State Bar of Texas, Fifth Circuit, U.S. District Court, Western, Northern Southern Districts of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court.
Classes and Seminars TaughtOpen or Close
Retaliation in the Workplace -Title VII”, TML 100th Annual Conference & Exhibition, November 2012.
Honors and DistinctionsOpen or Close
Prior to admittance into law school, Adolfo a Senate Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms for the 67th Texas Legislature. He was the former Chairman of the San Antonio Bar Foundation Legal Literacy Program. Adolfo served as a member of the State Bar of Texas Racial Diversity in the Profession Committee, a/k/a The Opportunities for Minorities in the Profession Committee, for six years and served as its Chair for two years. He was an original member of the State Bar of Texas Minority Counsel Program Steering Committee. Adolfo was the recipient of the 1993 San Antonio Mexican American Bar Association’s Presidential Citation. Adolfo was voted by his peers as one of San Antonio’s Best Lawyers of 2011 in S.A. Scene Magazine in the categories of Cities/Municipalities and Public Utilities and in 2012 in the category of Civil Litigation Defense.
Business Law: Texas A&M San Antonio, Fall 2010.
Contracts/Civil Litigation: University of Texas San Antonio Paralegal Program, Fall/Spring 2004
Employment Law: St. Mary’s University MBA Program, Summer 2009\
Legal Environment of Business/Ethics: St Mary’s University School of Business, Fall 2009/Spring 2010
EducationOpen or Close
University of Texas, B.A, 1980 (with honors), University of Texas, J.D., 1983.
Professional MembershipsOpen or Close
Member State Bar of Texas. Government Lawyers and Public Utility Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas. Member San Antonio Bar Association. Participant in the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and MALDEF Leadership Programs.
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