On May 7, 2013, the Institute for Paralegal Education is hosting a seminar entitled, “A Paralegal’s Guide to Trial Preparation from Start to Finish” at the InterContinental New Orleans. Rodney & Etter’s paralegal, Robin LaBranch, will be presenting two segments of the presentation: the first on “Useful Discovery for Trial,” and the second on “Effective Use of Evidence.”
Ms. LaBranch focuses in the areas of toxic tort defense, civil litigation, products liability and insurance defense. She handles all aspects of the case, from initial client contact to trial preparation and participation. She conducts factual research, investigations, and client interviews. Ms. LaBranch is responsible for preparing witness lists and exhibits, trial notebooks, demand and settlement documents, and deposition schedules and summaries. She coordinates and manages document production, locates and interviews witnesses and experts, organizes pleadings and trial exhibits, gathers and reviews medical records, and assists lawyers at trial.
Ms. LaBranch received her B.A. degree in Paralegal Studies and Social Science at Tulane University. She is a member of the New Orleans Paralegal Association (NOPA), and she has worked as a paralegal for about 15 years.Tags: Paralegal, Tort Defense, Trial Preparation