Biography

Ms. Hall is a litigator with Vernon Litigation Group in the firm’s Naples, Florida office.  She focuses her practice on commercial, business, and real estate litigation. As a former prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit, Ms. Hall prosecuted over twenty felony jury trials as first chair lead prosecutor.  Many of the cases she prosecuted were high profile cases including a prescription fraud case in which Ms. Hall obtained ten guilty convictions after a three week jury trial.

Prior to moving to Southwest Florida, Ms. Hall interned as a staff attorney in the Third Judicial Circuit.  In that role, Ms. Hall worked closely with County and Circuit Court Judges to write judicial opinions addressing a wide-range of pre-trial and post-trial motions.

Ms. Hall has an Bachelor of Arts in economics and business as well as a Master of Arts in Mass Communication and Public Relations.  Ms. Hall successfully defended her Master’s thesis and was nominated for an outstanding research award in the College of Journalism at the University of Florida.  She also published an article on The Federalist Papers, a collection of essays explaining the United States Constitution written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Education

  • Law:  J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Graduate:  M.A., Mass Communication and Public Relations, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
  • Undergraduate:  B.A., Economics and Business, Rollins College

Professional Experience

  • Assistant State Attorney: Office of the State Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office. 2011-2016
  • Intern Staff Attorney: Third Judicial Circuit. 2009-2011
  • Certified Legal Intern: Office of the State Attorney for the Eight Judicial Circuit. 2010
Professional Activities & Appearances

Professional Activities and Awards (past and present)

  • The Michael R. N. McDonnell American Inn of Court
  • Collier County Women’s Bar Association
  • Collier County Bar Association

Publications (past and present)

Extent to Which the Federalist Papers Can Be Viewed as a Seminal American Public Relations Campaign.  Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.  Boston, MA.  August 2009.

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