I am an experienced criminal and civil law attorney. I have worked as an Assistant Public Defender (felonies, misdemeanors, juvenile delinquency, and OCS) and have held legal positions such as a managing attorney with a prominent law firm in Baton Rouge; associate attorney at one of the largest personal injury firms in the US; and a law clierk at the Orleans Parish Civil District Court. I have practiced personal injury law throughout Louisiana.
I am an active member of the community, including Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Jack and Jill of America, Inc., NOLA Women for Change, and Beacon Light Baptist Church of Hammond. My community service includes participating and hosting political forums for judicial and mayoral candidates, a Relay for Life committee member, voter registratrion drives, tutoring, mentoring, clothes drives, etiquette workshops,blood drives, and bone marrow drives.
I enjoy going to music festivals and Saints games with my son, Jaiden.
Licensed since 2002
Hourly ($250-350/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|LA||Eligible to practice law||2002||07/14/2015|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Angela M. Elly, LLC||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Parker Layrisson Law Firm||2010 - 2014|
|Assistant Public Defender/Conflict Attorney||Public Defender's Office, 21st Judicial Distirct||2010 - 2013|
|Attorney||Morris Bart, LLC||2007 - 2010|
|Law Clerk||Orleans Parish Civil District Court||2002 - 2003|
|Attorney and Law Clerk||Sterling Law Firm||2002 - 2006|
|Law Clerk||US Department of Transportation/Washington DC||2000 - 2000|
|English Teacher||Sarah T. Reed High School||1998 - 1999|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Louisiana State Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Southern University Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Southern University at New Orleans||English Education||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|Jack and Jill of America, Healthy Living Summit||Gun Control||2012|