STEPHANIE LEGROS-WILLIS – ATTORNEY AT LAW
Stephanie is a first generation Haitian American born and raised in New York. She attended Sacred Heart Academy in Hempstead, NY and graduated with honors in 2001.
After graduating high school with a New York Regents Diploma, she attended the University of Miami and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Music Business and Entertainment Industries and a minor in Business Law. While attending the U, Stephanie was captain of the Sunsations Dance Team as well as a member of the renown KAOS, Hip Hop dance team. In 2004, she became a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, where she coordinated and participated in many committees and volunteered her services for the community as well as the University. During her matriculation at the University of Miami, Stephanie interned at Arista Records where she worked as the assistant to the Head of A&R at Star Trak Entertainment, in addition to later interning for 103.5 The Beat Miami.
Upon graduation from the University of Miami in 2005, Stephanie was admitted to Southern University Law Center at the tender age of 21. While maintaining a grade point average that qualified her for the Dean’s List, Stephanie was a member of the American Association of Justice Mock Trial Team where she traveled to competitions in Las Vegas and Dallas. During the summer of 2007, Stephanie was chosen as Professor Donald F. Tibb’s Research Assistant. Stephanie was later selected to become a member of the American Inn’s of Court, a prestigious organization of individuals in the legal community who foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility and legal skills.
After graduating from the Law Center in 2008, Stephanie was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar and was hired as a judicial clerk by Honorable Angelique A. Reed at the First City Court of New Orleans, LA. Upon completion of her clerkship, Stephanie furthered her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for the Parish of Orleans in New Orleans, LA. While serving as an ADA, Stephanie vigorously and successfully tried numerous misdemeanor and felony cases.
Stephanie was later retained as an Associate at Dudley DeBosier wherein she successfully obtained monetary awards on behalf of her clients injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents, catastrophic injuries and mass tort cases. Stephanie was later hired by Allstate Insurance Company as In House Counsel to defend Allstate and its insureds.
In addition to her practice as a trial lawyer, Stephanie has drafted and negotiated contracts on behalf of world renowned recording artists, Event and Entertainment Industry professionals. Stephanie is currently a member at the Willis Law Firm, LLC with a primary focus on Business & Entertainment Law, Criminal Defense and General Civil Litigation.
Stephanie is married to Kenneth M. Willis and the proud mother to their vivacious and beautiful son.