With a wealth of nonprofit knowledge and first-hand service experience, Aleyce Fontenot proactively works with charitable, public-purpose, and quasi-governmental organizations on entity formation, tax exempt status, and other matters. She also aids already formed entities with their reinstatement and works with for-profit corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships on formation, governance, annual reporting, and dissolution.
At its national conference, the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. (NALA) and the Tennessee Paralegal Association (TPA) recognized Aleyce for her outstanding contribution and dedication to the paralegal profession through volunteer service by awarding her the Affiliate Award. Aleyce has always had a heart for service and has gained a variety of experience serving others in the legal field throughout her career. Prior to joining Chambliss, Aleyce worked at a law firm in Florida, where she assisted with the day-to-day management of the law practice and worked with three attorneys in the areas of family law, bankruptcy, collections, real estate transactions and litigation, and residential and commercial landlord-tenant matters. She also worked on land use and zoning, small and medium size business entities and partnerships, foreclosure defense, criminal defense, and estate planning matters.