Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. is pleased to announce that Attorney Lama Alqasemi has joined the firm. She will utilize her skills to assist clients in the areas of estate planning, tax planning, and probate and trust administration. The firm looks forward to having Ms. Alqasemi on the team as she is a future star in the legal field. The firm continues to grow due to the combined efforts of its premier staff and talented lawyers dedicating themselves to the service of their clients.
About Lama Alqasemi
Lama Alqasemi is an up and coming attorney who recently joined Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Her practice areas include: Estate Planning, Charitable Gift Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Business Succession Planning, and Guardianship.
Ms. Alqasemi is known for being accessible and personable to her clients. She places a high priority on staying connected to her clients and co-workers. Ms. Alqasemi says that some of the most memorable moments in her career as an attorney have been when she was able to find creative ways to help her clients. Ms. Alqasemi finds it extremely rewarding to re-instill hope in the lives of her clients facing hardships. As a compassionate attorney, Ms. Alqasemi has maintained relationships with her clients far beyond assisting them with legal issues.
Ms. Alqasemi is not just a caring attorney; she’s also a competent one. She prides herself on being knowledgeable on relevant legal developments as they pertain to each client’s unique situation.With her training on tax law, she will be able to handle complex issues. With her background, she is able to assess issues through a local, national, and/or international lens.
Her varied life experience, education, and training allow her to approach legal issues uniquely and connect deeply with her clients. As such, Ms. Alqasemi is distinguished for being able to offer exceptional and authentic legal services. During law school, she worked as a clerk at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. In addition, she worked as a clerk for Dentons, one of the largest internationally renowned firms in Prague, Czech Republic.
Prior to joining Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A., Ms. Alqasemi worked as an attorney at Absolute Law Group in Ocala, Florida.
Lama Alqasemi’s Education and Background
Ms. Alqasemi completed her undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida with a B.S. degree in Integrative Animal Biology.
She then attended George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, where she earned her Juris Doctor. After obtaining her Juris Doctor, she went on to earn her Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Ms. Alqasemi comes from a large family, which has instilled in her the ability to be a good team player. Being one of five children has taught her the art of negotiating from a very young age. Litigation is not just Ms. Alqasemi’s passion but a family tradition. Her grandfather was also an attorney and is one of her greatest inspirations.
Ms. Alqasemi is a Tampa Bay native, where she grew up and recently relocated back to her hometown. When she’s not helping clients, Ms. Alqasemi loves spending her free time outdoors, in nature. In addition, she enjoys socializing and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Ms. Alqasemi strives to keep a solid and active presence in the local Tampa Bay community. She also commits a considerable amount of her time to educational outreach programs.
She will practice in the following areas at Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A.:
- Estate Planning
- Charitable Gift Planning
- Estate and Trust Administration
- Business Succession Planning
- Tax Planning
- Probate Administration