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Charlotte Perrell, Esq and Abogado Luis J. Perez-Eguiarte
Leyes Cotidianas (“Everyday Law”), is designed to provide practical tools to Georgia’s Hispanic community for working with the civil justice system. The show’s hosts are Charlotte Perrell, Esq, and Abogado Luis J. Perez-Eguiarte. The program is produced by three-time Emmy award-winner Rafael Ortiz-Guzman. Join Atlanta’s famous guest lawyers as they talk about such topics as immigration law, business law, domestic law, and much more!
Charlotte Perrell is a graduate of Boston College in Political Science and Philosophy and received her law degree from St. Louis University School of Law. She founded her own law firm, Perrell & Wright, LLC in 2004 and focuses her practice on plaintiff’s legal negligence claims and business and contract disputes. As a niche within legal malpractice, Charlotte has pursued a number of patent legal malpractice claims, an emerging and specialized area of legal malpractice. She has represented publicly traded companies with claims against their patent counsel for errors that cost the companies eight figure losses and negotiated those claims to successful resolutions. As a result of this experience, she is regularly asked to speak at seminars on preventing legal malpractice and legal ethics by malpractice insurance companies and other entities. Most recently, Charlotte and her law partner were instrumental in instituting Georgia’s first Professional Liability Section of the State Bar of Georgia and Charlotte serves as the chair of the first Professional Liability Section CLE Committee and heads the committee to draft legislation to clarify the statute of limitations on professional negligence claims to be proposed by the State Bar. Charlotte also has been designated as a Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine and is one of only three lawyers, Board Certified in Legal Malpractice in the State of Georgia by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.
Luis Perez-Eguiarte is an immigration attorney in Atlanta, and a long standing leader of Georgia’s Hispanic community. He is admitted to practice law in the Mexican Republic and in the State of New York.
Mr. Perez-Eguiarte obtained his law degree at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and holds a Master’s Degree in International and Comparative Law from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Mr. Perez-Eguiarte was an associate for five years with Baker & McKenzie in Mexico City where he specialized in Labor and Employee Benefits matters and assisted in developing the Environmental Practice Group. Before joining Kilpatrick Stockton, Mr. Perez-Eguiarte served as an intern with the Mexican Embassy and the U.S. House of Representatives, in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Perez-Eguiarte is a founding member of the Mexican American Business Chamber in Atlanta, having served as Vice President from 1999 to 2001 and as President in 2002 and 2003. He also sits on the Boards of the Mexican Center of Atlanta and the Georgia Conservancy, and is a member of the Georgia Advisory Committee to the U.S Commission on Civil Rights. Besides speaking English and Spanish (his native language) Mr. Perez-Eguiarte is fluent in Italian and proficient in French.
In 2000, Mr. Perez-Eguiarte was distinguished as one of Georgia’s “40 under 40 - Rising Stars in Business and Politics” by Georgia Trend magazine. During several years he wrote a periodical column for La Vision de Georgia, one of Atlanta’s leading Hispanic newspapers, as well as on other local and national Hispanic publications.
For over six years, Mr. Perez-Eguiarte hosted the public service radio show “Boletin Migratorio Radio” on Planeta X (1190 AM) and La Ley (1080 AM) radio stations in metropolitan Atlanta, as well as on “La Voz” radio station in Dalton, GA. Currently, “Boletin Migratorio Radio” is broadcasted every Monday and Friday from 12 to 1pm on “La Ley” (1080 AM).