Job Title: Paralegal
Employer: Ogden, Sullivan & O’Connor, P.A.; Tampa and Orlando, FL
Years of Paralegal Experience: 15
Education/Degrees: AS Paralegal
Specialty Areas: Med/Mal Defense, Insurance Defense
Career Highlight: Successfully passed NFPA’s PACE Exam
Future Goals You’re Working Toward: Possibly sit for the CLA exam
Paralegal Practice Tip: Soak up everything like a sponge.
Favorite Internet Resource: Cornell University Law School, Legal Information Institute, http://law.cornell.edu/rules
Fun Fact: I have a zoo at home: three dogs, a cat and two Quaker parrots. My daughter’s two pit bulls and five pups just moved in temporarily, too.
Favorite Book or Movie: Salsa
Cat or Dog Person: Both
Recipe Your Family Begs You to Cook: Empanadas (Spanish meat pie)
One Gadget You Can’t Live Without: Laptop
Favorite Quote: “Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.” ~ Babatunde Olatunji
Paralegal/Legal Association Memberships: NFPA, Tampa Bay Paralegal Association
Thank you, Nita, for taking the time to complete Practical Paralegalism’s profile questionnaire. Nita is the current President of TBPA, and I’m honored she helped me out by contributing her profile.