Paralegal Division, 1017 UTBJ, Vol. 30, No. 5. 62

Author:Greg Wayment, J.

Paralegal Division

Vol. 30 No. 5 Pg. 62

Utah Bar Journal

October, 2017

September, 2017

Message from the Paralegal Division

Greg Wayment, J.

I would like to introduce the 2017-2018 Board of Directors of the Paralegal Division. We are pleased to announce the chair for the upcoming year is Lorraine Wardle. We have eight new members joining the Board of Directors and wish to extend a warm welcome to them. We also wish to thank outgoing board members Heather Allen, Sharon Andersen, Christina Cope, Julie Eriksson, Kari Jimenez, Karen McCall, and Alaina Neumeyer. This year's Board of Directors are:

Chair: Lorraine Wardle has been in the legal field for more than twenty-five years. She is a paralegal at the firm of Trystan Smith & Associates, Claims Litigation Counsel (CLC) for State Farm Insurance. Prior to joining State Farm's CLC, Lorraine worked at several highly esteemed insurance defense firms in Utah. She has been involved with the boards of both paralegal associations in Utah for many years. Lorraine lives in West Jordan with her husband and two golden retrievers and spends any spare time she has with her grandchildren, as well as camping, biking, and gardening.

Chair-Elect: Candace A. Gleed is a litigation paralegal at the firm of Eisenberg, Gilchrist & Cutt (EGC) working primarily on plaintiff's personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Prior to joining EGC, Candace worked with American Family Insurance, Utah Attorney General's (AG) Office, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office, and for West Valley City. While working at the Utah AG's Office, Candace had the opportunity to work with the legislature and the league of cities and towns. She is also a current member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Candace lives in West Valley and is a mother of four beautiful children, two grandchildren, and a pit bull named Bruce. She enjoys doing volunteer work for the disabled and youth sports organizations.

Region II Director: Shaleese McPhee is a paralegal at the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office on the Major Crimes Unit; she's been with the office since April of 2015. Shaleese completed her Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies from Utah Valley University in 2011. Since that time she has worked as a paralegal in the...

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