The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
Florida paralegal Judy Maciejewski, employed by Zisser, Robison, Brown, Nowlis, Maciejewski & Cabrey P.A. in Jacksonsville, was named a member of The 2009-10 Cambridge Who’s Who registry. (Jacksonville.com)
Florida municipal legal assistant Kerri Miller has been hired to fill Plant City’s city clerk position held by Virginia Helper, who is retiring after 35 years of municipal service. (Tampa Bay Online)
Massachusetts paralegal Michelle Ramasci and victim witness advocate Anne Foley, employees of the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, were part of the trial team that successfully prosecuted Timothy Stryker, a Middlesex doctor who pled guilty to multiple perjury-related charges arising out of the unsolved murder of his girlfriend Dr. Linda Goudey in 1993. (WickedLocal.com)
Michigan resident Kim Dewey of Warner, Norcross & Judd LLP, received certification as a Professional Paralegal from NALS. (mlive.com)
New York resident Cynthia Beckley, a paralegal student at Tompkins Cortland Community College in Ithaca, was awarded the $500 Paralegal Advisory Council scholarship. The award is given to a student in the paralegal program who also has a child. The winner must have completed the course “Legal Research and Drafting” with a grade of “b” or better. (IthacaJournal.com)
North Carolina paralegal Rhonda Brocki and her dance partner, Mitchell Graham, were finalists in the Women’s Center of Fayetteville “Dancing with the Fayetteville Star” gala, held on April 18, 2009 to benefit the Women’s Center Lease to Home Program. The event raised more than $98,000.00 for the program. (FayObserver.com)
Ohio paralegal Sharon Jarosz, formerly with the Cleveland law firm McDonald Hopkins, has joined the estate and planning group at Stark & Knoll Co. LPA in Akron. (Cleveland.com)
The following South Carolina legal professionals have been named as new 2009-10 officers for the Spartanburg County Legal Staff Professionals:
President: Robin Deming, legal assistant with the office of general counsel for Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.
President-elect: Roxanne Reynolds, legal assistant at Holcombe Bomar P.A.
Secretary: Rhonda Mitchell, legal assistant at Holcombe Bomar.
Treasurer: Nancy Lemmons
Functional Director of Education: Theresa Sexton, legal assistant at Ford & Harrison LLP.
Functional Director of Membership: Sarah Wallace, regulatory affairs analyst at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.
Chapter Liaison: Kerry Waldrop, legal assistant at Butler, Means, Evins & Browne P.A.