About Linda’s Paralegal Resources
This resource was first set in motion in early 2010 and started as an e-mail newsletter. It grew over time and in March 2012 it had outgrown the e-mail newsletter capabilities and the website was born. LPR aims to provide paralegals and other legal staffers with information on free and low cost educational opportunities, career resources including job listings, practice tips, rule/fee change information and other practice resources.
Linda has worked at Arnstein & Lehr, one of the country’s oldest and most respected law firms since October 2010. Linda began her paralegal career at Zarco & Pardo, which later became Pardo & Gainsburg. She worked with the Pardo group from August 1997 through October 2010. Linda specializes in products liability, wrongful death and medical malpractice defense.
Association Memberships and Positions:
Linda has been an active member of the Dade County Bar Association since 2008 when they first began accepting paralegal members. She was the Inaugural Vice-Chair of the DCBA’s FRP Commitee for the 2010-2011 committee year and Chair of the FRP Committee beginning in 2011 to current. Linda is very active in the DCBA, frequently attending educational and networking events and as a Contributing Author to The Bulletin.
Linda has been an active member of the Miami Dade Legal Support Association since 2011. She frequently attends monthly events and in 2012 became Chair of their new Scholarship Committee. As Chair, Linda designed the application forms and process, created the target distribution list for the application packet, and is responsible for all aspects of the application process.
Linda has been an Advisory Council Member of the Paralegal Knowledge Institute since 2011. She is also an instructor for the PKI and freuqnel.
Linda has been a Florida Registered Paralegal with The Florida Bar since the programs inception in 2008. She successfully completed NALA’s grueling Certified Paralegal Exam in 2007 and has gone on to complete several of NALA’s Advanced Certified Paralegal programs in Trial Practice, Discovery and Social Security Disability.
- Certificate of Merit, Vice Chair, DCBA Florida Registered Paralegals Committee, 2010-2011
- Certificate of Merit, Contributing Author, Dade County Bar Association Bulletin, 2010-2011
- 2012 Paralegal Superstar, Paralegal Gateway
- Certificate of Merit, Chair, DCBA Florida Registered Paralegals Committee, 2011-2012
- Certificate of Merit, Contributing Author, Dade County Bar Association Bulletin, 2011-2012
- Barry University, Bachelor of Liberal Studies – Paralegal Studies
- Barry University, Legal Studies Undergraduate Certificate Program
- Barry University, Certificate – Legal Studies
January 2011, Linda was featured in the “I am MDC” advertising campaign for Miami Dade College. The campaign features alumni who went on to be successful in their field of study. Linda was featured in three newspaper advertisements and you can see the pictures of two of the newspapers by clicking HERE.
February 2012, Linda was profiled on The Paralegal Mentor’s website. You can learn some interesting things about her from her Paralegal Profile by clicking HERE.