Associate Attorney

Born Natchitoches, Louisiana, July 24, 1992.

Bar Admission

  • 2019, Louisiana

Education

  • Southern University Law Center- Baton Rouge, (J.D. 2017)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (B.A., 2014)

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury

Special Counsel

A strategic visionary, Monica’s mission is to help businesses tackle the challenges around accessing global markets and accessing capital. She works closely with companies expanding into new markets to understand their needs and to develop the right business strategies and legal solutions to support their growth. With more than 15 years of experience in corporate law (International Trade, Transportation and Logistics, Global Supply Chain, Real Estate, Facilities, General Corporate) and regulatory compliance (EAR/ITAR, OFAC, Import, FCPA, UK Bribery, SOX, USA Patriot, GLB, Fair Housing, Fair Lending) Monica has built a career helping Fortune 500 companies to maintain and grow their global footprints.

With an untenable passion for breaking down barriers to growth, Monica has joined Washington and Wells Law firm as of Counsel. Our firm now offers support in International Business Law, International Trade Compliance, International Supply Chain/Contracts, Transportation/Logistics, Corporate Compliance and Strategic Advisory Services. Washington and Wells Firm is uniquely equipped to address complex legal issues that arise in the cross-border and domestic transactional and regulatory framework. A builder and catalyst driven to affect change, she also serves as Chief Operations Officer of E-factor Advisers, LLC, a racial equity-based investment firm currently raising $250M for projects across the southeast.

A leader in her community, Monica currently serves as Chairman of the Georgia District Export Council, Board Member of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Global Commerce Council; and Board Member of TAG’s International Business Society. In prior service, Monica served as a Board Member of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and Member of the Association for Corporate Growth.

B.S. Mathematics – Southern University at New Orleans; Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude – Southern University Law Center; Executive MBA – Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Of Counsel

Capital Defense Attorney Kindle Nance has worked in the Shelby County Public Defenders office over 19 years. She began her legal career as a law clerk and quickly moved up the ranks within the Public Defenders office working her way through General Sessions, Criminal Court, and ultimately in her current position on the Capital Defense Team. Her appointment to the Capital Defense Team made her the youngest female attorney to have ever been appointed to the to defend capital cases.

A firm believer that law chose her, Kindle begin working within the court systems early on. Shortly after graduating from Xavier University she began working with Americorps and juvenile justice system. As a law student, she had the opportunity to work with the Baton Rouge criminal clinic where she helped to defend economically disadvantaged residents of Baton Rouge, La who often fell victim of the legal system.

As a direct result of that experience, Kindle chose to dedicate her legal care to help those who are often misjudged and become victims of the legal system. She believes that every person regardless of their economic status has a right to fair and unbiased representation. Since passing the bar and beginning her care, Kindle has been fighting the injustice of the criminal justice system and ensuring that justice included people of color.
A native Memphian and a graduate of Memphis Catholic High School Kindle earned her Bachelors Degree from Xavier University of Louisiana. She went on to obtain a Juris Doctorate at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Kindle is a member of the Tennessee and Georgia State Bar Associations, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the TN Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Black Sports and Entertainment Attorneys and the Music Business Association. In addition to criminal defense, Kindle practices Music Law where she represents musicians Paper Route Empire, Young Dolph, and Key Glock.

Of Counsel

Born in Monroe, Louisiana, June 24, 1985. Admitted to bar 2014, Louisiana; U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana.

Education

  • Lousiana Tech University (B.A., 2007)
  • Loyola University – New Orleans, (J.D. in Common and Civil Law, 2013)

Member

  • Fourth Judicial District, Louisiana State
  • American Bar Associations, National Association of Bond Lawyers

Areas of Practice

  • Public (Municipal) Finance
  • Contracts and Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions