Fatmeh Ali is the newest attorney of Shah, Yazbeck, and Almerico, LLC. She practices in the areas of family law, criminal defense, juvenile defense, and personal injury. Ms. Ali is a New Orleans Native.
In college and in law school, Ms. Ali pursued various experiences which fostered her passion for and commitment to fighting for people in need. She went to Loyola University New Orleans, where Ms. Ali interned with the Orleans Public Defenders Office. Upon college graduation, Ms. Ali then went to Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where she earned her Juris Doctorate in May 2020.
In law school, Ms. Ali clerked for the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court, Louisiana Disability Rights Louisiana, and the Shoman and Karajah Law Firm in Ramallah, Palestine. In addition, Ms. Ali directly represented clients as a Student Practitioner for the Loyola Family Law Clinic, where she won the Law Excellence Award. Ms. Ali also won the Public Service Award and became a qualified Family and Divorce Mediator.
After law school, Ms. Ali served as a staff attorney at the Pro Bono Project, representing juveniles in Child in Need of Care, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, tutorship, and interdiction matters. Notably, Ms. Ali successfully appealed a directed verdict trial court ruling. Ms. Ali also represented clients in divorce cases, and drafted wills and other personal documents.
Ms. Ali is admitted to practice law in all Louisiana State courts. Ms. Ali is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Jefferson Bar Association.