Joseph H.L. Perez-Montes (“Joe”) joined Gold Weems in 2010 and is an associate of the firm.Joe received his B.A. in History, summa cum laude, in 2004 from Louisiana College and his J.D., summa cum laude, in 2009 from Tulane University Law School, where he graduated Order of the Coif.During law school, Joe received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for receiving the highest grades in Torts, Civil Law Property II, Administrative Law, Family Law, and Constitutional Law: First Amendment. In his second year of law school, Joe authored a comment titled “Justiciability in Modern War Zones: Is the Political Question Doctrine a Viable Bar to Tort Claims Against Private Military Contractors?,” 83 Tul. L. Rev. 219 (2008).