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Paralegal (plaintiff and defense) class action (tobacco).

Location:
Chalmette, Louisiana, United States
Posted:
January 29, 2018

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JOSEPH GRENNER, JR

**** *********** ****** **.

Chalmette, Louisiana 70043

504-***-****

ac38uc@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

TRIAL PREPARATION and TRIAL ASSISTANCE;

PERSONAL INTERACTION WITH STATE JUDGES and

FEDERAL CLERKS REGARDING SIGNATURE OF PLEADINGS;

COURT RUNNING; COMPILING TRIAL BINDERS/BOOKS, MEMORANDUMS, and EXHIBITS; SETTING DEPOSITIONS and COURT REPORTERS; DEPOSITION SUMMARIES and MEDICAL CHRONOLOGIES; DOCUMENT FILING (FEDERAL and STATE COURTS); CLASS ACTION FILE MANAGEMENT; DOCUMENT CLASSIFICATION (CLASS ACTION); CLASS ACTION MOTION PREPARATION; PERSONAL INJURY and WORKER’S COMPENSATION; CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION (SURETY BONDS); EXTENSIVE PLAINTIFF and DEFENSE LITIGATION; RESEARCH and WRITING OF PLEADINGS, DISCOVERY, MEMORANDUMS, APPEALS, and WRIT ASSISTANCE; PLAINTIFF CLIENT INTERACTION/CO-COUNSEL INTERACTION; MS WORD, OUTLOOK, EXCEL, ACCESS, POWER POINT, E-FILE, and PACER EVALUATION and DEVELOPMENT OF INTERN PARALEGALS;

PERSONNEL LEADERSHIP (PLATOON LEADER);

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, LOUISIANA

AVAILABLE DOCUMENTS

BACHELOR’S DEGREE, ABA PARALEGAL CERTIFICATE, TWIC, and DD-214 EMPLOYMENT:

September 2006- Professional Photographer (Grenner Photography – self owner) March 2017 Photographed teams and individuals in ballparks throughout St. Bernard Parish: Recreation Department (youth sports); weddings, real estate, and drone photography.

January 2005 GIEGER, LABORDE & LAPEROUSE

September 2006 Paralegal to Robert Siegel

Worked closely with Mr. Siegel in personal injury defense; assisted and managed claims filed as a result of Hurricane Katrina; performed all tasks and assisted other attorneys and paralegals when practicable; met billable hours. February 2003- ADAMS, HOEFER, HOLWADEL & ELDRIDGE

January 2005 Lead paralegal to Shannon Eldridge

Worked closely with Mrs. Eldridge in personal injury defense to include assisting at mediations, hearings, and trials; performed all tasks and assisted other attorneys and paralegals when practicable; met billable hours. March 2000 – HERMAN, HERMAN & KATZ

February 2003 Lead Paralegal to Harold Ansell (supervising depository attorney). Gloria Scott v. American Tobacco Company, et al.

Lead Paralegal to Mr. Ansell in paper document depository located at Herman, Herman & Katz: worked closely with Mr. Ansell in managing depository; created trial binder library; transferred all documents to PDF format as ordered by court CMO; bate stamped, issue coded, and classified trial exhibits; entered all relevant exhibit and discovery information into Access; managed and organized pleadings and discovery at class action volume; performed all tasks and assisted other attorneys and paralegals when practicable; met billable hours.

November 1998 – PREAUS, RODDY & KREBS

February 2000 Paralegal to David Krebs

Worked closely with Mr. Krebs in his personal injury defense; worked construction law; drafted surety bonds, bond liens, cancellations, and closing documents; maintained his pro-bono files from LSBA (Attorney Disciplinary Counsel): claims of plaintiffs against their attorney of record for alleged lack of action in their case(s); reported validity of claims to Mr. Krebs; trial and hearing preparation, drafting construction surety bonds (bond liens), cancellations, and closing documents; federal and state garnishment pleadings; maintained various pro-bono files assigned from LSBA (Attorney Disciplinary Counsel). February 1998- U.S. Army Flight School (Rotary Wing, Helicopter) October 1998 Fort Rucker, Alabama.

June 1995- WINDHORST, GAUDRY, RANSON, HIGGINS & GREMILLION January 1998 PARALEGAL: Greg Gremillion

Worked closely with Mr. Gremillion in personal injury, plaintiff and defense to include medical malpractice; extensive hearing and trial preparation; adjuster and attorney contact; set depositions, and maintained calendar; library maintenance and court running; maintained pleadings, discovery, and trial documents. August 1992 – LAW OFFICES OF CHARLES J. IMBORNONE

June 1995 Plaintiff paralegal- worked various phases of plaintiff work with junior associate duties; managed and worked assigned personal injury and worker’s compensation files; met and interviewed clients; demand letters; wrote summary judgments on assigned files (attorney supervision); performed research via text books; prepared affidavits; attended and assisted in mediations and trials; adjuster, witness, and attorney interaction; assisted on all appeals and writs. ACADEMIC: UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS

Bachelor of Arts – ENGLISH (Pre-Law)

Minor Paralegal, ABA Certification.

MILITARY: 1990 – 1998 U.S. ARMY, LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD 2nd Lieutenant (separated, honorable)

39th Military Police Company

Jackson Barracks

New Orleans, Louisiana

1990-1995 Enlisted, E-4, Specialist

39th Military Police Company, E-4 Specialist

Jackson Barracks

New Orleans, Louisiana

Persian Gulf War, Military Policeman.

REFERENCES:

Shannon Eldridge – Formally with Adams, Hoefer, Holwadel & Eldridge McCranie, Sistrunk, Anzelmo, Hardy, McDaniel & Welch, LLC 195 Greenbriar Boulevard, Ste 200

Covington, Louisiana 70433

Office: 504-***-****

Harold Ansell – Supervising Attorney in Tobacco Litigation (Herman, Herman & Katz) Law Offices of Harold Ansell

156 East Market Street, Suite 900

Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

317-***-****

Guy Mcinnis, St. Bernard Parish President

8201 W. Judge Perez Drive

Chalmette, Louisiana

504-***-****

Randy Walker

E-8 First Sergeant, 39th Military Police Company, Jackson Barracks 1331 Bonnabel Boulevard

Metairie, Louisiana 70005

Cell 504-***-****



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