Josie Numa1 (Of Counsel Attorney)

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Personal Information

State: Louisiana

Offer initial Free counsultation: No

Practice Areas: Consumer Bankruptcy

Bar Admission: 30843


Court Admission: Admitted in the Federal District of Eastern and Middle Louisiana


Contact Information

Address: 330 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130
Phone: 800-530-OVLG

Professional Experience

Attorney at Law
April 2012 – Present
The Law Office of Josie Numa, LLC

    • Represent clients in bankruptcy proceedings in the
      Eastern District of Louisiana Federal Bankruptcy Court
      and Middle District of Louisiana Federal Bankruptcy Court.
    • Previously handled over 100 Chapter 7 and Chapter 13
      bankruptcy cases.
    • Prepare and file petitions and appear at creditors
      meetings for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases.
    • File and defend motions and adversary proceedings
      in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases.
    • Negotiate settlements with opposing counsels and

    trustees.
  • Represent clients in consumer fair debt collection matters
    against credit card companies.
  • Represent clients in debt settlement negotiations.
  • Represent clients in credit report disputes.
  • Represent clients in criminal and civil contractor fraud
    cases.
  • Represent clients in personal injury cases.
Assistant District Attorney
February 2007 – March 2012
Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office
  • Conducted trials and hearings on misdemeanors, felonies
    and child support cases.
  • Prepared pleadings and other legal documents in
    connection with trials and hearings.
  • Interpreted and applied laws, court decisions and other
    legal authorities for use in preparation of cases, opinions
    and briefs.
  • Conducted extensive legal research using independent
    judgment, discretion and initiative.
  • Negotiated plea agreements with opposing counsels.
  • Interviewed and advised law enforcement officers,
    victims and witnesses in regard to prospective
    criminal complaints.
  • Advised law enforcement officers on criminal
    proceedings and procedures.
  • Evaluated, analyzed and conducted trials on
    Contractor Fraud and other Economic Crimes
    Matters.
Associate Attorney
December 2006 – February 2007
Paralegal
February 2006 – December 2006
Law Office of Woods & Associates
  • Conducted initial interviews and advised clients on
    applicable proceedings and laws.
  • Conducted legal research on criminal, employment
    discrimination and immigration matters.
  • Prepared and filed pleadings on criminal, employment
    discrimination, bankruptcy and immigration matters.
  • Participated in deposition hearings.
  • Conducted trials and hearings in criminal, family and
    bankruptcy matters.
Law Clerk
August 2004 – February 2006
Dixon Law Office
  • Conducted initial interviews on all bankruptcy matters.
  • Conducted legal research on all bankruptcy matters.
  • Prepared Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petitions.
  • Prepared Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plans.

Education

Southern University Law Center, May 2004
Juris Doctorate

Louisiana State University, December 2000
B.A., Sociology with a concentration in Criminology

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