Providing Pathways to Unite Families. I will personally listen to your issue and provide any possible solutions to achieve your goals and needs.
I served my community for almost seven years as a Magistrate Clerk in Knox County General Sessions. During my service, I learned many procedures, interepretations, and case law when dealing with criminal matters. Knox County Magistrates held probable cause hearings for search warrants and arrest warrants, arraignments for individuals in jail, and set bond for those individuals. The experience gained from those years are immeasurable. Let me assist you on your crimnal matter today!
I needed to work full-time to provide for my family: LMU-DSOL met my needs. I studied hard to move up the ranks in my class while working a full-time job, volunteering over 100 pro bono hours assisting immigrants with legal matters, and participating in many extracurricular activities at law school, such as: Mock Trial, having a leadership role in Immigration Law Society, Family Law Society, the Student Bar Association – Rules Committee for the SBA, and active membership in the Criminal Law Society.
I maintained a high GPA while managing my time between many activities, such as: work, school, renovation of my parents’ home, extracurricular activities, and serving my community with pro bono legal representation numbering over 100 hours in less than a year – needless to say, I was very busy over my years attending law school, but I completed my education with high marks in several classes.
I always put the client first. The client is the most important person in the room.
I achieved several CALI (Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) awards for top performance in Constitutional Law, Evidence, Alternate Dispute Resolution, and Bar Studies I and attaining Dean’s List at LMU-DSOL numerous times (Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2014). I received recommendations, endorsements, and awards from well-respected members of all professions(Please see my Linkedin profle for more information). I have also been awarded the “Law Students for Justice” by the Tennessee Supreme Court.
I have handled several immigration cases starting my last year of law school. I assisted my immigration professor, who possessed over twenty-five years of experience in immigration law, run an immigration clinic at Centro Hispano de East Tennessee. We met with dozens of individuals and solved many of their immigration matters. I put over 100 hours into their cases which provided me with invaluable experience in achieving the goal of uniting the immigrant with their families, if possible. I worked on cases ranging from Refugees looking to adjust status to lawful permanent residents, asylum, U Visa, DACA and DACA renewal, and immigrants in removal proceedings to mention a few areas of immigration law I am familiar with due to my experience at the legal clinic.
I further expanded my experience and knowledge in immigration law by assisting a local immigration attorney after I took the bar exam in July 2015. I learned the process of adjusting a lawful permanent resident to citizenship, petitioning for immigrants to obtain EB 1 and EB 2 to name a few.
In October 2016, I joined Quist, Fitzpatrick & Jarrard PLLC as an associate attorney. I handle immigration & naturalization and family law cases. Due to my experience as a Magistrate Clerk, I am comfortable handling criminal defense cases too.
Allow me to assist you and give attention to your legal matter today.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Attorney for Justice||Tennessee Supreme Court||2016|
|Law Students for Justice: Pro Bono Service Award||Tennessee Supreme Court||2015|
|General Oliver O. Howard Pro Bono Award||Laura Hash, Dean of Students of Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law||2015|
|Excellence for the Future Award for ADR||President Scott J. Burnham, CALI Board of Directors||2014|
|Excellence for the Future Award for Constitutional Law||President Scott J. Burnham, CALI Board of Directors||2014|
|Excellence for the Future Award for Evidence||President Scott J. Burnham, CALI Board of Directors||2013|
|Owner||Stallard Law Firm||2015 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Quist, Fitzpatrick & Jarrard PLLC||2016 - 2018|
|Law Clerk||Lafevor and Slaughter||2015 - 2016|
|Deputy Clerk||Knox County General Sessions Court||2009 - 2015|
|Law Clerk||White and White||2005 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International||Member||2015 - Present|
|Knoxville Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2015|
|University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|Migrant Worker's Presentation||Criminal, Civil, and Workplace Challenges for Migrants and Non-English Speakers in Tennessee||2015|
|Aggravated Assault + Interference with Emergency Calls||Domestic Assault (Class A Misd) Probation|
|Shoplifting x 2 FTA x 2||Probation|
|Shoplifting and Drug Paraphernalia||Probation|
|Aggravated Burglary, Burglaries, thefts||Probation|
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