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  • Education
    • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2017, Latin American Law Students Association; Executive and Submissions Editor for Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics
    • B.A., summa cum laude, Arizona State University, 2014, Political Science, Transborder Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies; Phi Beta Kappa
As a Loan Enforcement associate, Polsinelli’s legal teams rely on Isabella Leavitt to help identify business-focused legal solutions to meet our clients’ sophisticated needs. Isabella believes in taking a collaborative approach to each client’s issues in order to find the option most beneficial to the client. This group-oriented style allows her to fully engage in crafting strategies that align with the client’s business objectives and their definitions of success. It is this type of collaboration to practicing law that energizes Isabella as she looks forward to helping clients address the complex legal issues they face.
  • Assisted in representing  a partner of a construction manufacturing business in a business divorce which resulted in a favorable settlement for our client.
  • Conducted depositions of key fact witnesses in products and premises liability cases.
  • Provided analysis of insurance policies including general liability, professional liability, directors & officers liability, and errors & omissions and analyzed coverage of claims.
  • Drafted a mediation statement in a breach of contract claim on behalf of a corporation, resulting in a favorable settlement for our client.
  • Assisted in representing financial institution in its defense against RESPA and FCRA claims.

Pro Bono Work

  • Conducted a bench trial representing petitioner in an action brought pursuant to the Hague Convention in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. At the conclusion of the bench trial, the judge granted the petition.
  • Represented individuals seeking guardianship and adoption in Juvenile Court with the Children’s Law Center, a division of the Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP).
  • Represented a detained juvenile from Central America obtain Special Immigrant Juvenile Status from United States Citizenship and Immigration services. Represented the juvenile in Immigration Court and Juvenile Court. The juvenile was released from detention and reunited with family members.
  • Assisted in the representation of an individual appearing before the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency in a parole hearing pursuant to A.R.S. §31-412(A).

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May 31, 2018
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Attorney Advertising in the Age of Reddit: Drafting Ethical Responses to Prospective Clients in Online Non-Legal Forums
Author; The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 29, No. 4
Fall 2016