Yvonne Chalker

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Education
• Loyola Law School, J.D., 1984
• Mercer University, B.A., 1979

Practice Areas
Litigation

Associations
• Louisiana State Bar Association
• New Orleans Bar Association

Courts
• U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
• U.S. Tax Court

About Yvonne Chalker
Yvonne Chalker was born in Thomson, Georgia in 1957. Ms. Chalker is a 1984 graduate of Loyola law school where she served as a member of the Loyola Law Review. She joined Elkins, P.L.C. as “of counsel” in 2003. In that capacity, Ms. Chalker’s main focus of practice is in the area of pre- and post-trial motions, writs and appeals. Ms. Chalker’s extensive appellate experience has involved the representation of clients in appeals before the First, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Circuit Louisiana Courts of Appeal, the U.S. Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the Louisiana Supreme Court. Ms. Chalker also works with members of the firm on commercial litigation matters, both prosecuting and defending contractual disputes, suits to enforce copyrights, trademarks, tradenames, and service marks, actions to enforce creditors’ rights in bankruptcy proceedings, and actions to prevent unfair trade practices and other forms of unfair competition. Ms. Chalker additionally participates in commercial transactions with members of the firm representing developers in a wide range of matters, including, the acquisition, ownership, development and management of a variety of commercial real estate ventures.

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