Category Archives: NALS

Paralegal Profile: Robin E. Rosenthal, PP-SC

Robin E. Rosenthal, PP-SC, specializes in medical malpractice defense at Christie & Young PC, a medium sized law firm in Center City Philadelphia. In previous employment she has worked in the areas of insurance defense, premises liability, personal injury and family law

She graduated from the Martin School of Business  and has taken some classes at Penn State University and Montgomery County Community College. She also studied Microsoft Office Specialist Training at Bucks County Community College and became Certified Microsoft Office Specialist certified in Civil Litigation & Trial Management. .

Robin is a NALS Professional Paralegal with Specialty Certifications in Trial Management and Civil Litigation; Certified Microsoft Office Specialist.

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rosenthal-robinWhy did you choose a paralegal career?  I wanted to be involved in a career in law that would be challenging and rewarding to me.

What is your favorite part of your job?  I do not get to do it as often as I would like to, but I love going to Court and participating in the presentation of all the Exhibits at trial.  I also like the adrenaline that flows in preparing for trial, and working close with the clients, it is special rapport that you maintain during trial. Continue Reading

Paralegal Profile: Heidi Stephens

Paralegal Profile: Heidi Stephens

Heidi Stephens is a freelance paralegal who resides in Griffin, Georgia. Her clients include Imerys, eMerchantBroker.com, and various other companies. Heidi has an AS/Paralegal Studies from Liberty University and will receive her BS/Paralegal Studies from Liberty University in 2015. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1.    What prompted you to choose a paralegal career?  I love the research. I love… Continue Reading

Paralegal Profile: Lori Stewart, PP, PLS

Paralegal Profile: Lori Stewart, PP, PLS

Lori Stewart, PP, PLS, is a   U.S. Patent Paralegal at Fish Richardson, PC in Washington, DC, where she specializes in patent prosecution. She has a B.A. in Fine Arts from CSU Bakersfield. She has also earned her NALS PLS and Certified PP. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1.    What prompted you to choose a paralegal career?  It kind of chose… Continue Reading

2014-25 NALS Board of Directors Consolidated to Five Legal Professionals

2014-25 NALS Board of Directors Consolidated to Five Legal Professionals

When the newly announced five-member national board officially took office in March 2014 at the NALS Professional Development & Educational Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma, I could say I know each of them personally and communicate with them often. It’s comforting to know that an important national association is in such capable hands. How well do you… Continue Reading

Paralegal Warrior Training Course

Paralegal Warrior Training Course

Were you at the NALA Convention in Portland? Are you going to the NALS Convention in Atlanta? What about the NFPA Convention in Hartford?  Turns out, there was a convention for military paralegals at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin July 12 through 26. Who knew? Paralegal soldiers from throughout the U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard… Continue Reading

Paralegal Profile: Kerie S. Trindle Byrne, CP, PLS

Paralegal Profile: Kerie S. Trindle Byrne, CP, PLS

Keri S. Trindle Byrne, CP, PLS,  is a Legal Assistant who specializes in family law at May, Potenza, Baran & Gillespie, P.C. in Phoenix. She earned an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Phoenix College. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1.  What prompted you to choose a paralegal career?  The paralegal profession chose me.  I was a young college… Continue Reading

Paralegal Profile: Brynne Williamson, PP, PLS

Paralegal Profile: Brynne Williamson, PP, PLS

Thanks to Brynne Williamson, PP, PLS for taking the time to answer The Paralegal Mentor’s Thirteen Questions! Brynne is a Paralegal with Helzell Fetterman, LLP. in Seattle, WA where she specializes in estate planning, probate and taxation. She is a graduate of the paralegal program at San Joaquin College of Law in Clovis. CA. What… Continue Reading