Ms. Calvo is the newest member of the Katner Law Firm. She is from Illinois and speaks fluent Spanish. She is a
paralegal and is excited to be on board.
Originally from Holquin, Cuba, Ms. Leyva-Katner, is fluent in Spanish and English and acts a as a translator for the
Ms. Katner is the office manager and bookkeeper for the firm
Mr. Katner is the founder of the Katner Law Firm and has been practicing law in the fields of personal injury, maritime
law, products liability, wrongful death, workers’ compensation and civil trial litigation for the past 20 years. He is a
born and raised New Orleanian. He is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, the Louisiana Association of Justice,
the New Orleans Bar Association, the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans and the Knights of Columbus. He is
a proud member of the community and feels that it is important to give something back to society. He is currently
serving as first vice-president of the non-profit Children’s Bureau where he has been on the Board of Directors for over
8 years working to promote the mental health of the children of our area. He served on the Advisory Board of the
Hispanic Apostolate for over ten years serving the hispanic population in the greater New Orleans area in areas of
immigration, job services, welfare and counseling.