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Gabriela Watson

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Gabriela Watson is a Marshall County Alabama native. She graduated from Albertville High School in Albertville, Alabama. After graduating high school, Gabriela attended Snead State Community College in Boaz, Alabama on an academic scholarship. Gabriela then transferred to The University of Alabama where she attended undergraduate school. In May of 2007, Gabriela received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.

After obtaining her undergraduate degrees, Gabriela worked at Jinks, Crow and Dickson, P.C. in Union Springs, Alabama as a legal assistant, where she gained invaluable knowledge and experience assisting in the representation of victims of personal injury and small businesses, and individuals who have been economically harmed with wrongful conduct by large corporations throughout Central and Southern Alabama and Nationwide. In August 2008 Gabriela started her law career and begun attending law school at Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama. While in law school and under the supervision of the Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Gabriela gained experience practicing elder law by serving senior clients with various legal needs such as: wills and trust, powers of attorney, living wills, property and financial need, and government benefits. Additionally, while in law school Gabriela was an intern at Legal Services of Alabama in Montgomery, Alabama. Legal Services of Alabama is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to justice and free quality civil legal aid and assistance to Alabama’s low-income community. Gabriela was a member of the Federalist Society chapter of Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, and served as the Federalist Society Vice President from August 2008 - May 2009.

Gabriela graduated from Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in December of 2010 and obtained her Juris Doctor. Thereafter, Gabriela was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in April of 2011 and joined the firm of Watson & Watson, Attorneys At Law. Gabriela is admitted to practice in all Alabama state courts, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, and all Immigration courts.

Gabriela has focused her law career in representing clients with regards to Immigration Law, Civil Litigation, Probate Law, and Domestic Law. Gabriela has served as speaker for the Alabama State Bar Annual Meeting during the Immigration Law updates, and has served as a speaker with regards to Immigration Law updates for various companies in Alabama.

Gabriela is a member of The American Bar Association, The American Immigration Lawyers Association, The Alabama State Bar, The Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, The Alabama Civil Justice Foundation, The Young Lawyers Section of the Alabama State Bar, and The Marshall County Bar Association. Gabriela serves in The Marshall County Bar Association Scholarship committee, which holds fundraisers and provides scholarships each year to Marshall County Alabama high school graduates aspiring to enter the legal field. Gabriela has served as The Marshall County Bar Association President for two consecutive terms and was awarded the Alabama State Bar Award of Achievement to the Marshall County Bar Association for its Outstanding Accomplishments in 2012-2013. Gabriela has also served in The Marshall County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education committee, which organizes each annual Marshall County Bar Association CLE.

Gabriela was born in Veracruz, Mexico and immigrated to the U.S. at the age of eight on a U.S. visitor’s visa. Gabriela is fluent in the languages of English and Spanish. Gabriela enjoys practicing law and loves making a positive impact and difference in the lives of her clients. Gabriela is married to Bradley J. Watson, her high school sweetheart with whom she has been with for approximately 14 years. During her spare time, Gabriela enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and watching movies.