The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
Florida paralegal Sharon Foster, employed by Grant, Fridkin, Pearson, Athan & Crown’s trusts and estates group, has been certified by The Florida Bar as a Florida registered paralegal. (Naples News)
Florida Medicaid legal assistant Tricia Winterstein, employed by Osterhout, McKinney & Prather P.A., in Fort Myers, was the subject of The News-Press “In the Trenches” column, which features local professionals.
Illinois paralegal student and fitness instructor, Mary Beth Borre, has won the Student of the Month award given by the Recreational Sports and Services at Southern Illinois University Carbonale. (The Southern Illinoisan)
New York legal assistant Ramona A. Weinstein has joined the law office of Michael L. Pfeifer PC in Garden City. She was formerly a legal assistant for Stephen Bilkis and Associates in Baldwin. (Newsday.com)
North Carolina paralegal Sarah Aman is an employee of the Financial Litigation Unit (FLU), with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina, which was recognized at the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., for its efforts on behalf of crime victims to help to restore victims’ rightful ownership from what has been taken away, lost, or surrendered from federal criminal defendants. (PRNewsWire)
The following Ohio legal professionals have been elected as officers of NALS of Northeast Ohio:
President: Fran McClean, Thompson Hine LLC
President-elect: Judy Pluta, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Secretary: Lola Carr, Cameron B. Pedro law offices
Treasurer: Sue Schaefer of the law offices of Gregory Hube
Pennsylvania paralegals Diana M. Roth and Laura M. Leonard both passed the national Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam and attained the Registered Paralegal designation from the National Federation of Paralegal Associations Inc. Roth is vice president of Pittsburgh Paralegal Association and a contract review paralegal with The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Leonard is a member of Pittsburgh Paralegal Association and a litigation paralegal for Crown Castle USA Inc. (PittsburghLive)
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