Ms. Hall received her Bachelor of Arts in 1977 from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She earned her JD cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1991 and was admitted to the California Bar in 1992. She was a trial attorney doing business and real estate litigation and labor and employment law in Los Angeles, California from 1991 to 2007. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2007 and joined the Monroe County attorney's office. Ms. Hall is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association, the California State Bar, and the Florida State Bar. Ms. Hall has been Board certified in City, County and Local Government Law since 2011. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Claims Court, and in 2017, Ms. Hall was admitted to practice in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ms. Hall’s reported decisions include Matthews v. Superior Court, 34 Cal. App. 4th 598 (Cal. 2nd Ct. App. 1995) (in a case of first impression, holding that an employer can be held liable for same-sex sexual harassment under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act); Monroe County Code Enforcement v. Carter, 14 So. 3d 1019 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2009); Monroe County v. Cisneros, 49 So. 3d 801 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2010); and In re: Application for Increase in Wastewater Rates in Monroe County, Florida Public Service Commission Docket No. 150071-SU, 2017 WL 1035357 (March 23, 2017).
Ms. Hall primarily advises and represents the County in the following areas: risk management; labor and employment law; wastewater (construction and environmental law); and municipal finance.