Paralegal Section

The Paralegal Section promotes professionalism in all legal paraprofessionals. The section produces educational programs and hosts networking events. Section members include paralegals, legal assistants, legal nurse consultants, and other non-attorney legal professionals. The section also educates the legal community about the ever-evolving roles paralegals can play in the practice of law.


Karin Buckley

Karin Buckley

Van Voorhis & Sosna
Amy Jo McGuigan

Amy Jo McGuigan

Swanson & McNamara
Vice Chair

Kate Morin

Ad Astra

Ana Fatima Costa

Stephen M. Raffle, M.D. & Associates
Javier Morelos

Javier Morelos

Hersh Family Law Practice
Immediate Past Chair

Executive Committee

Anika Hosseini

Van Voorhis & Sosna

Alexandra Brilliant

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Erica Crane

San Francisco City Attorney’s Office

Jeff Lester

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Cynthia Montoya

Law Offices of James A. Gallo

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Discover collection tools to incorporate into your MSA and learn how to initiate civil enforcement actions and the remedies associated with such actions.

This program will cover how to prepare for a fully remote deposition such as witness preparation and exhibits, and will provide guidance on communicating with your client during the deposition. Register today:

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