Carol Hall was re-elected President of the Law Society’s Hawke’s Bay branch at its annual meeting on 25 June 2014. Ms Hall was first elected President at the 2013 branch annual meeting.
A senior associate of the Napier firm Carlile Dowling Lawyers, Carol has practised law in both the United States and New Zealand.
Foremost among her experience is seven years with the United States Congress as legislative counsel for the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee.
After her admission to the Ohio Bar of the Supreme Court in 1979, Carol worked for the Ohio State Government. She also served with the United States Peace Corps as a volunteer in Costa Rica and holds a B Sc in Special Education.
Carol came to New Zealand in 1990 and, after a break from the law, was admitted here in 1997. She then joined A J Gallagher Solicitors in Napier before moving to Carlile Dowling in 1999.
Carol specialises in immigration, debt collection and insolvency litigation.