About Team

Tangi A Carter


Tangi has been more than an attorney; she’s been a steadfast ally to those navigating the twists and turns of the legal system. Her practice is built on a foundation of deep respect—for the law, and more importantly, for the people she serves. With Tangi, you’re not just getting a lawyer; you’re gaining a passionate defender committed to protecting what’s most precious to you: your rights and your freedom.

Tangi’s legal expertise crosses state lines and courtroom boundaries, with a license to practice in Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, Tennessee, and Federal Courts. But it’s not her impressive credentials that define her—it’s her human touch. She listens, she understands, and she fights—not just for a case, but for a cause: justice for every client she represents. It’s this blend of heartfelt advocacy and seasoned experience that has made Tangi a trusted name in law for over a quarter of a century.

Lindsay S. Arevalo


Lindsay S. Arevalo received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis on pre-law from Mississippi State University in 2011. She earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2014. Although Lindsay is originally from Vicksburg, Mississippi, she moved to Hattiesburg after becoming licensed to practice law in 2014, and she has thoroughly enjoyed her life and law practice in the Pine Belt ever since.

Autumn R. Rogers


Autumn Rogers is from Long Beach, MS. She attended USM for Undergrad where she received a degree in political science. She went to Mississippi College Law School where she received her juris doctorate. She is a family law attorney in Hattiesburg and a certified Guardian ad Litem. She also has the honor of being the Public Defender Pro Temp for Forrest County Justice Court. She loves helping people and doing good. She works alongside amazing people.

Brooke Stringer


Brooke is from Laurel, Mississippi. She has been working in our office for almost a year. She is a mom to a little boy and enjoys spending time with him when she isn’t working. Brooke was acquitted of Capital Murder in 2023, and has used her story to spread awareness and help others who are wrongfully charged. She enjoys going to church and spending time with her family, friends, and dog named Dallas. She is also over our social media, and enjoys getting laughs out of everyone. Her bubbly personality is one in a million. Her positive energy makes the most out of every day.

Cheryl Warren


Cheryl was a Registered Nurse for 36 years. Five years ago she returned to college earning her degree as a Paralegal. She is a wife, mother of three grown children, and grandmother of six children. She loves her fur babies (4 dogs & 3 cats). She enjoys crocheting. When not working, she helps her husband who is building their forever home and enjoys the peace & quiet of the country.

Anna Burns


Anna Burns is a third year law student in her last semester at Cumberland School of Law. She attended Belhaven University where she received her Bachelor of Social Work. Her passions include mental health and wellness, prison reform, and civil rights. When she is not working or studying, Anna enjoys exercising, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Melanie Polak


Melanie Polak is originally from Texas, but Mississippi has been her home for many years. She has worked in the legal field since 2002, and has been a family law paralegal for going on 12 years now. She has known Tangi and Lindsay for a long time. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her children, Sarah and Wyatt, and their families, as well as dancing and going to church.

Hunter Mason


Hunter Mason graduated from The University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies with a minor in English in 2023. He is from Laurel, MS but has lived in the Hattiesburg area for the last 4 years. He is soon to be tying the knot with his partner of 10 years. In his spare time, Hunter is a singer/songwriter and enjoys playing piano as well as producing music. He is super excited to be joining the team and looks forward to providing excellent representation to the Pine Belt.