Trial Attorney - Twenty three (23) years experience as an trial attorney. Ten (10) years experience as an administrator responsible for the overall administration and management of all programs operated including office management, fiduciary responsibility and review and approval of legal documents, and human resources.. Motivated administrator with experience with managing a diverse staff that included at least two levels of subordinate management (e.g. I supervised manager(s) who, in turn, supervised other supervisors(s) or team lead(s); and ensuring that their work product was in accordance with government and/or corporate regulations.
Flexible and versatile -able to perform under budget restraints. Expertise in providing training with strong skills in conflict resolution training. Ability to provide training in all aspects of staff training, mediation, communications skills, team-building, HIPPA regulations and related topics. Ability to design training and develop materials from own experience and stock of materials as well as those of others and custom designing such workshops for particular needs of clients - both as an budgetary cost saving measure and as part of job duties.
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JOB-RELATED CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:
Driver License-Louisiana 1980
Law License April 1993
Licensed to Practice: Louisiana Supreme Court and all inferior courts, United States District Court-Middle District-LA, United States District Court-Eastern District-LA, United States District Court- for the District of Arizona
Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) 2007
Attorney, 01/2007 to CurrentPaulette Porter LaBostrie － Baton Rouge, LA
Responsible for all aspects of maintaining an efficient law practice concentrating on Bankruptcy, business, civil rights, Collections, employment and personal injury.
Additionally, through Legal Clinic, Inc, takes on limited pro bono cases for Veterans, elderly and others who need legal services to maintain dignity and basic living needs.
Paulette Porter LaBostrie, LLC.) Provide legal interpretations to staff relative to the plan documents, Public Pension law, Public Records Doctrine, Open Meeting Law, Administrative Procedures Act, general civil law questions and provide guidance to outside attorneys and members seeking to navigate various segments of public pension law.
State of Louisiana-Staff Attorney) Interpret provisions of the Plan Document to assist in the appropriate payment of claims, eligibility determination of Members, and the appropriate disbursement of community property or succession assets Provided full-service, legal-services program dedicated to ensuring that a full range of low priced legal services to low- to medium income clients.
The range of service provided were Family Law (divorces, community property, etc), Business Law, Bankruptcy and Civil matters (Successions, wills, etc), Housing, Consumer Issues, Government Benefits and Real Estate.
Legal Clinic, Inc).
Makes recommendations to the Director in budgetary, staffing and purchasing matters.
Responds to inquiries concerning quality and resource management issues from customers, staff, and compliance agencies and others Coordinates services with other departments, programs, and community agencies to pursue goals related to agency's mission.
Develops policy and procedure as needed to ensure compliance with JCAHO, licensing, CMS and HIPPA standards, and ensures compliance with all applicable standards for supervised areas.
Reports activities of supervised areas to all levels of staff and outside regulatory bodies, through the development of graphs, charts, written materials or verbal reports, and other presentations Monitors legal changes in regualtory requirements and provide timely and pertinent advice for the organization Identifies staff and training needs, ensures proper training is obtained Chairs and participates in various committees, task forces, and seminars Works with Information Management staff to enhance data collection, analysis, reporting and monitoring.
Staff Attorney/Asst Director/Director, 01/1998 to 01/2007STATE OF LOUISIANA － Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Owner, 01/1997 to 06/2016Legal Clinic Inc － Baton Rouge, LA
J.D:1992PAUL M. HEBERT LAW CENTER LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (LSU) － Baton Rouge, LA
B.A:1988LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (LSU) － Baton Rouge, LA, United States
COMMUNITY SERVICE/BOARD POSITIONS Capital Area Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)- Board Member 2016-present