Veronica Barens-Morales

Senior Legal Assistant


As Senior Legal Assistant to the firm, Ms. Morales handles all pre-litigation aspects of claims, including gathering information for the insurance companies, requesting and itemizing medical bills, to name a few. Additionally, she works side-by-side with the litigation department in filing pleadings, motions and discovery. “Knowing that I can make a difference in people’s lives motivates me to do a great job,” says Ms. Morales. Growing up in Santurce Puerto Rico, Ms. Morales originally set her sights on a degree in Digital Fashion Design. After working for a number of years in Baton Rouge as a Paralegal, she expanded her work within the Hispanic community. “Ensuring our client’s needs are met drives me to keep learning and growing,” says Morales. Versatile in many areas, she also played in a rock band during college, and feels that New Orleans with all of its “festiveness,” food, and music feels like “home away from home.”

Education

  • EDP University of Puerto Rico, San Juan Puerto Rico, A.A.S. Digital Fashion Design, 2011
  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan Puerto Rico, B.F.A. Latin American Studies, 2006

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish