Fabiola Jean-Gilles - Attorney At Law

Fabiola Jean-Gilles
Attorney At Law
60 E. Rio Salado Pwky., Ste. 900
Tempe, AZ 85281


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Fabiola Jean-Gilles
Attorney At Law

Attorney Profile


Fabiola Jean-Gilles is a 1985 graduate of New York University and she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Romance Languages.  She is a 1990 graduate of Seton Hall Law School. She has been practicing law since 1991.  She is licensed in both New York and Arizona. Ms. Jean-Gilles is fluent in Spanish, French and French Creole.

Her career began at Legal Services helping the Williamsburg Community in New York State.  She assisted clients in the area of Social Security Disability, Family Law and Immigration.  She was involved in the First Drug Court initiated in Manhattan Family Court; representing children and parents in all aspects of Family Law.  She later represented children and families in Drug Court in Queens, New York.  During that period, her practice included Immigration, Social Security Disability, Real Estate Transactions, Trust and Estates, Personal Injury, Criminal Law and Bankruptcy.

Ms. Jean-Gilles has taught Continuing Legal Education courses in the area of Family Law to lay persons and attorneys.  She has appeared on various radio and television programs regarding our Immigration Laws.  She has been quoted in the New York Law Journal; written about immigration and has been cited by the newspaper, La Voce for her pro bono work with Day Laborers in Arizona. Most recently, she was interviewed by the Arizona Republic regarding Temporary Protected Status for Haitians.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration
  • Bankruptcy
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1992
  • Eastern District Federal Court, 1995
  • Arizona, 2010
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona, 2010


  • Spanish
  • French
  • French Creole
  • English


  • Seton Hall Law School, Newark, New Jersey, Juris Doctor, 1990
  • New York University, New York, New York, B.A., 1985
  • Major:  Romance Languages
    Minor:  English Literature