As a paralegal at the Hatch Rockers Immigration law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina, Michelle Valladarez is the first point of contact for clients who need legal help concerning their status as undocumented immigrants in the United States. While ...Read More »
Until last spring, Suzanne Lever, an attorney in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Jeff Rexford, a medical supplies sales executive in Dallas, Texas, were complete strangers. On March 20, they bonded for life when Lever donated one of her kidneys ...Read More »
Victoria Graves has a journalism degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, but earned her certificate in paralegal studies from Duke University. She refuses to claim the Duke Blue Devils. “I will always be a Tar Heel, ...Read More »
A fan of attorney-turned-novelist John Grisham, Erika Jefferson discovered the paralegal profession by reading about it in his books. As a student at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, she studied constitutional law, and harbored an early ambition to someday ...Read More »
After a career as a Farsi linguist/interrogator in the Army, Alicia Mitchell-Mercer worked as a gallery administrator before taking a job as tour coordinator for a company that managed tours for opera star Luciano Pavarotti and the Three Tenors. After ...Read More »
Yazmeen Gadalla remembers the day she first took an interest in law. “It was when I started my internship at the U.S. Attorney’s Office,” she said. “I really took an interest in the way the entire system worked to keep ...Read More »
In 2001, Felecia Fife fell in love with real estate law just two days into a short-term temporary job assignment as a receptionist for the Hutchens Law Firm in Fayetteville. “That two-day assignment turned into the career I have ...Read More »
South Carolina paralegals recently took a step forward as professionals when the South Carolina Supreme Court made a landmark decision, issuing an order to create a state board of paralegal certification. The board created a method of using a variety ...Read More »
Bar, care center partner for National Health Care Decisions Day event Christine Brown is passionate about end of life care. As regional vice president of business development for the Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Winston-Salem, Brown walks families through ...
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National Association of Legal Assistants Events: July 13-15: NALA 2016 Conference and Expo, Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Sac à Dos Kanken Fjallraven Las Vegas. NALS- The Association for Legal Professionals Events: October 6-8: NALS 65th Annual Educational ...
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Heather Padgett believes she has found her paralegal dream job. Born in Southeastern North Carolina, Padgett grew up in a Navy family and moved around throughout her childhood. She attended East Carolina University and left when she got married, but ...Read More »