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Sharry Sandler attended Tulane University, receiving her BA in 2000, and thereafter received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law in 2004, and her MBA from the University of New Orleans in 2006.  She was licensed to practice law in the State of Louisiana in 2005, and in 2009 she opened the Law Office of Sharry I. Sandler. Ms. Sandler practices primarily in consumer bankruptcy and domestic matters; however, her office also handles criminal defense, personal injury matters, and contractual disputes.  Ms. Sandler also has two children, one of whom has special needs, and she is a member of the board of the Autism Society for the Greater New Orleans Area.  Ms. Sandler additionally donates time to help families and individuals with special needs manage their finances and insure that they are able to sustain in a meaningful way.  The Law Office of Sharry I. Sandler is small, but each client is handled in a personal way.

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Languages spoken: Arabic, French, Spanish, English

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Bankruptcy: 30%
    11 years
  2. Chapter 7: 30%
    11 years
  3. Chapter 13: 30%
    11 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    11 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-275/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Gary S Brown

    I endorse this lawyer. Sharry does a great job representing her clients. She is a skilled litigator and good person.

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    Gary Brown Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Lucy Ann Killen

    Sharry has a wealth of experience practicing in various courts in and around the metro-area. She knows the in's and out's of family law and thinks creatively about case strategy!

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    Lucy Killen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Office of Sharry I. Sandler, LLC

700 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA, 70130

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
LAEligible to practice law200508/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarLouisiana Super Lawyers2016
Rising StarLouisiana Super Lawyers2015
Top Lawyers in New OrleansNew Orleans Magazine2015
Rising StarLouisiana Super Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerThe Law Office of Sharry I. Sandler2009 - Present
AssociateLarre & Larre2007 - 2008
AssociateMiguel A. Elias, APLC2005 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Bankruptcy InstituteMember2015 - Present
Autism Society of Greater New OrleansBoard Member2014 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2010 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Faulkner v. Better Serv. Inc., 67 So.3d 646 (La. App., 2011)Favorable
Golemi v. Tyler, No. 2007 CU 1942 (La. App. 2/8/2008) (La. App., 2008)Favorable - Appeals Court overturned District Court on Jurisdiction
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Family Law Section NewsletterForging New Territory in an Old Market: Representing Same Sex Couples in Family Law Matters, Post Obergefell v. Hodges2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of New OrleansBusiness AdministrationMBA2006
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Tulane University Law SchoolEnglish & PsychologyBA2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Handling Divorce Cases from State to FinishDividing Assets and Debts Equitably & Ethical Perils in Divorce Practice2014
Rambo LitigationProcedural Remedies to Combat Rambo Litigation & Dealing with the Rambo Client2013
Advanced Family LawNon-Traditional Family Structures & Paternity Disputes2013