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Kristen Hart is the Managing Partner at Cabrera & Hart, LLP.  In 2014 Kristen stepped out as a philanthropist and founded Dare to Dream LA, a non-profit organization that aids children in need of medical and educational assistance. Kristen attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, and received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from CSU Sacramento, in just three years. Thereafter, she attended Whittier Law School, graduating with her Juris Doctorate, as well as with a Certificate in Intellectual Property and Criminal Law. Kristen has argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Board of Immigration Appeals, as well as countless Federal Immigration Courts, and Criminal Courts throughout California. As of January 1, 2017, Hart, Carter & Associates, LLP will open for business to aid clients in the New Orleans area.

​​​Michael Cabrera, Senior Partner  

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Michael S. Cabrera is a creative business professional who was the sole proprietor of a criminal defense and immigration law firm for over twenty years, before opening a second law office in Ocean Springs, Mississippi devoted to Immigration law in 2012. Desiring to diversity and expand, he dove into the fitness world, and created One80 Fitness, with two thriving locations in Mississippi.  Additionally, Michael ventured into the restaurant business and has seen amazing success in this venture. Despite residing presently in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Michael attended college at University of Southern California, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree, before attending law school at Southwestern Law School, and receiving his Juris Doctorate. Michael spends his free time with his wife and two children, coaching his son's sports teams and following his favorite Los Angeles professional and college teams.

Kristen Hart, Senior Partner

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