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July 5th, 2016

Jeffrey S. Hall, Jr. - ASSOCIATE, New Orleans, LA

 

Jeffrey S. Hall Jr. joined the New Orleans office of Fowler Rodriguez in October 2015. Before joining Fowler Rodriguez, Mr. Hall served as an Assistant District Attorney with the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office where he was assigned to the Felony Trials division. As a felony prosecutor Mr. Hall tried criminal cases in front of judges and juries while managing a docket of hundreds of felony cases and investigations. Before becoming an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Hall worked as a law clerk at the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office’s Major Offense Trials Group where he built multi-year homicide cases.

 

Between his undergraduate and law school years, Mr. Hall worked as an Associate with the Research Analytics group at Fisher Investments in Woodside California. As an equity research analyst, he provided quantitative and financial research for the sixty-five-billion-dollar money manager’s Private Client Group and Institutional groups.

 

Mr. Hall received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Virginia and his law degree from Tulane University. He is a member of the University of Virginia’s Benefactor’s Society Board and received the Pro Bono and Civil Law certificates from

 

Maria G. Alvarez - PARALEGAL, Miami, FL

 

Maria G. Alvarez joined Fowler Rodriguez in August of 2015 as a Certified Paralegal on Santiago Padilla’s team in the Miami office. She works mostly in the immigration and corporate law practice group and has experience handling employment-based immigration petitions. Maria can act as a liaison between the INS, the DOL, and attorneys. She can support clients who wish to obtain work permits and visas for the citizenship process and she can assist in drafting applications and petitions for filing with the INS and the DOL. She can research foreign documents (birth, military, prison and police records) and coordinate their certification. She also has experience researching the immigrant and nonimmigrant visa alternatives, preparing clients for INS interviews, and obtaining monthly visa numbers from the State Department.

 

Maria was born and grew up in Venezuela where she learned both Spanish and English as her first languages; she is also proficient in French and Italian. She attended “L’Alliance Française” in Venezuela, a French immersion school and studied for two and a half years in “Centro Culturale Italiano” in Venezuela, to learn Italian. Marian received her Associate’s Degree in Arts of Paralegal Studies from Keiser University in Pembroke Pines, with honors.

 

Ashley E. Bane - ASSOCIATE, New Orleans, LA

 

Ashley E. Bane joined Fowler Rodriguez in January 2016 as an associate in the firm’s New Orleans office. Her practice focus is in admiralty and maritime matters. She attended Tulane University for both her undergraduate and law degree. She received her B.A. in Classical Studies in 2003 and her J.D., graduating cum laude in 2014.

 

Prior to joining Fowler Rodriguez, Ms. Bane worked as an Associate at Burleson LLP performing legal research, drafting pleadings and discovery and attending depositions and hearings. Ms. Bane was a research assistant to Professor Robert Force at Tulane Law School where she researched admiralty jurisdiction and procedure.

 

She is a member of the Tulane Inn of Court, ABA and was the Senior Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal where she received the Martin Davies Award (2014), as well as the A.N. Yiannopoulous Award (2013). She was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 2014.




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