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Andrea began her career with the firm as a law clerk prior to graduating from law school. She graduated from Loyola University School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, achieving the school’s highest academic distinction, designation as a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar. Prior to attending law school, Andrea received a Bachelor of Interior Design degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and worked as a paralegal for several years.

Andrea has lived in the greater New Orleans area for most of her life. She grew up on the West Bank and lived in Metairie for many years. Currently, she and her husband, Jeff, reside in Little Rock, Arkansas with their son, Jackson, and have a baby daughter on the way.

EDUCATION:

  • Loyola University School of Law (New Orleans, Louisiana) Juris Doctor 2004, Magna Cum Laude
  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)  Bachelor of Interior Design, 1992

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • 2004 Professor William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar
  • Comment Editor – Loyola Law Review
  • Member: Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society
  • Winner of the Loyola Law Review’s “Best Casenote” Competition for In re Orso: There is No Need to Erie-Guess When the Law is Clear and Unambiguous, 48 Loy. L. Rev. 587 (Fall 2002)
  • Winner of the Judge S. Sanford Levy “Best Brief” Competition, 2001
  • Law Excellence Awards: Moot Court, 2001; Evidence, 2002; Community Property, 2003
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award, 2002
  • Recipient of the Eleanor Sarpy Scholarship, the Ruth and Frank Normann Scholarship, and the Lemle Kelleher Scholarship

EXPERIENCE:

  • Schonekas, Evans, McGoey & McEachin, L.L.C. (New Orleans, Louisiana)
    Litigation Associate,  2004 – Present
  • Claude C. Lightfoot, Jr., P.C. (New Orleans, Louisiana)
    Bankruptcy Paralegal, 1994 – 2004

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Author: In re Orso: There is No Need to Erie-Guess When the Law is Clear and Unambiguous, 48 Loy. L. Rev. 587 (Fall 2002)

BAR ADMISSIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Member: New Orleans, Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations

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