Littler Mendelson PC — Seattle, WA
Paralegal (March 2014 – August 2015)
Hired as a full-time employee in March, 2014. Litigation support in all aspects of employment law, including but not limited to, deposition preparation, deposition summaries, document production, drafting pleadings and preparing exhibits for motion practice and trial. I supported all aspects of trial preparation including setting up Trial Director and preparing all exhibits in the format required by the courts. I also cite checked (Blue Book) and proof-read briefs for filing with the court. I am proficient in Relativity, Microsoft Office Suite Adobe Pro, and Quick Books.
Law Dawgs — Seattle, WA
Paralegal (August 2013 – March 2014)
Contract litigation paralegal to Littler Mendelson from 8/2013-3/2014.
Contract litigation paralegal to Calfo, Harrigan, Leigh and Eakes 3/2013-5/2013.
DLA Piper(US) — Seattle, WA
Paralegal (March 2012 – January 2013)
Provided support in all types of litigation. Frequent use of Relativity to provide support in research and analysis of e-discovery. I was responsible for all phases of litigation support including discovery, document production, coding documents on Relativity and trial preparation.
Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro — Seattle, WA
Paralegal (January 2007 – March 2012)
Litigation support in class action and commercial litigation. I was responsible for all phases of litigation including discovery, document management and trial preparation. I was also responsible for proof-reading, cite checking and filing briefs. I interacted directly with class members and other clients, expert witnesses opposing counsel and court personnel.
Betts, Patterson Mines PLLC — Seattle, WA
Paralegal (March 2006 – December 2006)
Provided support in complex litigation, construction defect, insurance coverage, and insurance defense. I was responsible for processing cases from automobile accidents to large construction defect and insurance coverage cases. I handled discovery, document management and trial preparation.
Holland + Knight PLLC — Seattle, WA
Paralegal (May 2005 – February 2006)(Seattle office closed February 2006)
Provided support in complex in complex litigation, medical malpractice and other types of insurance defense. Duties included document management, discovery, document summaries and e-filing.
Smith & Goodfriend — Seattle, WA
Paralegal (August 1987 – April 2005)
Part-time paralegal support in all phases of obtaining and perfecting the record on appeal. I prepared and summarized documents for preparation of all briefs in state and federal appellate courts including the Supreme Court of the United States. Troxel v. Granville, 530 U.S. 57 (2000).
Thomas. H. Debuys — Seattle, WA
Contract Paralegal (1985 – 2000)
Provided support in all types of litigation. My duties included preparing discovery materials, trial exhibits, preparing witnesses for trial, trail attendance and investigations.
Charles K. Wiggins — Bainbridge Island, WA
Contract Paralegal (2000 – 2001)
Prepared case materials for argument before the Court of Appeals. Duties included summarizing trial transcripts and depositions and preparing e-briefs.
B.S. Legal Administration, 1979
King County Superior Court