Natalie is an international Senior Paralegal with the law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLC. Assigned to the Trial Department, Natalie is responsible for providing trial support in all phases of litigation, from inception through trial, for senior partners and associate attorneys in large multi-million, complex, high-stake cases for exclusive, high-profile domestic and international clients. Natalie currently assists Dorsey’s International, Corporate, Financial Services, Labor & Employment, Product Liability, Healthcare, Food, Beverage & Agriculture, Privacy, and Technology industry practice groups. Natalie has 30+ years of litigation experience and has chaired as lead trial paralegal 50+ federal and state court jury trials, judicial court trials, arbitration, and mediation proceedings.
Natalie has been a member of the Orange County Paralegal Association since 2012 and previously served as Section Chair for the Pro Bono and Social Media Sections. In 2021, Natalie participated in a Two-Part Learner Series regarding Trials for OCPA’s Student Section and presented Part Two: “The Role of a Trial Paralegal,” sharing her knowledge and experience as a lead trial paralegal chair in the courtroom. Natalie also served as Secretary for the Orange County Legal Secretaries Association Executive Board from 2010-2011 and personally prepared the litigation syllabus for the annual Civil Case Management Conference.
Natalie truly enjoys assisting and participating in all OCPA educational meetings, events, and social gatherings. She holds the utmost regard for her fellow OCPA Board Members in supporting the legal community, offering educational meetings/conferences, and providing networking opportunities for all paralegal students/legal professionals. Natalie is grateful for your nomination to help make 2023 another successful year. Together, we can make a change for a stronger, more knowledgeable, and more unified paralegal community.