Attorney at Law
Phone: (214) 521-3605
Fax: (214) 520-1181
Irma Espino is an attorney with Baron & Budd’s water contamination litigation group, where she works primarily with clients who have been harmed by the Gulf Coast Oil Spill.
Espino originally joined the firm in 2002 as a case manager and later paralegal for cases involving unsafe drugs. In 2004, she left the firm to attend law school, where she received honors in the Litigation Skills and Trial Advocacy Program and was a member of the Business Law Review. She rejoined Baron & Budd in 2010.
Upon graduation, Espino successfully litigated a number of business disputes. In her second year of practice, Espino second chaired a business tort bench trial, which she successfully settled for her client.
Espino serves as Chair of Communications for the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) and on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.
Espino earned her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 2007, graduating cum laude, and a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002 with high honors.
University of Miami School of Law (J.D. 2007, cum laude)
University of Texas at Austin (B.A. Economics 2002, high honors)
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
American Bar Association
Georgia Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors (2010-present)
Georgia Association of Women Lawyers – Board of Directors, Communications Chair (2009-present)
“Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice,” American Bar Association, (2007, 2008 and 2009).
“Overview of Civil Liability in Georgia,” Hispanic American Commission on Economic Development (HACED) (2008-2009).