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Primo Paralegal Shoutouts

Primo Paralegal Shoutouts

California legal assistant Barbara Ryea, employed by Chain Cohn & Stiles, has earned the Advanced Paralegal Certification in Trial Practice through NALA. (The Bakersfield Californian) (See also Ms. Ryea’s firm profile at

Connecticut paralegal specialist Amy Konarski, employed by the U.S. Department of Justice, was part of a trial team in Hartford that successfully prosecuted Elizabeth Monrad, formerly General Re Corporation’s chief financial officer, “for her role in a fraudulent scheme to manipulate American International Group’s (AIG) financial statements.” (U.S. Department of Justice)

New England paralegal Cheryl A. Leon, employed by Revere City Hall’s Legal Department, was part of a group of five Northeastern University Students that performed a service project, providing 250 care packages with personal and toiletry items, to the New England Center for Homeless Veterans in Boston. Ms. Leon will graduate with her bachelor’s degree in leadership in May 2009. (Revere Journal)

New York paralegal Pamela Johnson, employed by the U.S. Department of Justice, was part of a trial team in Brooklyn that successfully prosecuted three defendants for running a spam e-mail scheme that defrauded U.S. victims out of more than $1.2 million. (U.S. Department of Justice)

West Virginian Diane Mattis, Senior Corporate Paralegal and Stock Plan Administrator for InfoSpace, Inc., “has been recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in all aspects of her career.” (Cambridge Who’s Who)

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

Owner & Virtual Paralegal, DeVenny Paralegal Services

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Telephone: 336-582-0003

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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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