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Paralegal Profile: Georgette M. Lovelace, RP, NFPA President

Paralegal Profile: Georgette M. Lovelace, RP, NFPA President

Job Title: Paralegal

Employer: Susman, Duffy & Segaloff, P.C., New Haven, CT

Years of Legal Experience: 30

Specialty Areas: Litigation – medical and legal malpractice defense, municipal defense, and plaintiff’s personal injury

Career Highlight: Being able to make a contribution to the paralegal profession by serving on the NFPA board of directors

Paralegal Practice Tip: Calendar EVERYTHING! And never put a file back on the shelf without setting a date to look at it again.

Favorite Internet Resource: I can’t really say there’s any one website that would constitute my favorite – it really depends on what my needs are at any given time. But I’m partial to NFPA’s website,, because there are so many great resources there.

Favorite Legal or Business Software: Excel

Do you use social media resources, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or blogs for professional purposes?
Yes, I use LinkedIn to stay up-to-date on the specific litigation practice areas in which I work on files.

Fun Fact: I’m never as happy as when I’m planning my next trip, whether it be for personal or professional reasons, although I’m partial to cruises.

Paralegal Association Memberships: NFPA, New Haven County Association of Paralegals

Professional Links:,

Many thanks to Georgette, who is super busy as the current president of NFPA, for sharing a little about her career with Practical Paralegalism’s readers. You can hear Georgette, along with Tracey L. Young, RP, talk about NFPA’s benefits and activities on the most recent edition of The Paralegal Voice, “Regulation of the Paralegal Profession – NFPA Says ‘Yes'”.

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Contact Info:

Lynne J. DeVenny, N.C. State Bar Certified Paralegal

Owner & Virtual Paralegal, DeVenny Paralegal Services

Email: lynne.devenny[at]

Telephone: 336-582-0003

Inquiries are welcome, with free quotes available.

Meet Lynne:

Lynne DeVenny is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal with over 27 years of experience working on complex litigation cases, including medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and Social Security disability.

Disclosure: I am not a lawyer and cannot provide legal representation or legal advice.

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