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Joelle Erica Gotwals

Joelle Erica Gotwals

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  • Juan E. Milanes

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  • Benjamin Hale Carafiol

    Ms. Gotwals has a great deal of experience fighting debt collectors and credit reporting agencies as a consumer advocate. She brings this experience to the family law realm, zealously representing her client's interests as they deal with the difficult issues they face. Joelle is hard-working, knowledgeable, and dedicated. I highly endorse Ms. Gotwals.


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VAAuthorized to practice law200803/11/2014
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Student AwardNational Association of Women Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Attorney GeneralVirginia Attorney General's Office2014 - Present
AssociateThe Metropolitan Law Group, LLC2011 - 2014
AssociateKrumbein Consumer Legal Services2010 - 2011
Consumer Litigation AssociateThe Law Offices Of Robert Weed2008 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re: Merzoug, Case No. 11-10372-BFK, Adversary Proceeding No. 11-01228Judgment for the Plaintiffs
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Publication nameTitleDate
Bankruptcy Section, Virginia State Bar NewsletterProtecting Your Debtor from "Pressure and Discouragement"2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor2008
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2005