Natalie Athas is a Sr. Paralegal III, Trial Department with Dorsey & Whitney LLC. Natalie has served as Director at Large for four years. She has also served as Pro Bono Section Chair, Social Media Co-Chair, and mentor. Natalie has over 25+ years of litigation experience and has assisted in 50+ court /jury trials and arbitration proceedings throughout the State of California, London, and in the States of North Dakota and New York. This year, Natalie participated in OCPA’s Two-Part Lerner Series and presented to OCPA’s Student Section “The Role of a Trial Paralegal” sharing her knowledge and experience as a trial paralegal. Prior to her service with OCPA, Natalie served as Secretary for the Orange County Legal Secretaries Association Executive Board and personally prepared the Annual Civil Case Management Syllabus for two consecutive years.
Natalie is passionate about organizing pro bono events to provide OCPA members various volunteer opportunities to help support local communities. Natalie truly enjoys assisting and participating in all OCPA educational meetings and social gatherings. She holds the upmost regard for OCPA, supporting the legal community, offering educational meetings/conferences, and providing networking opportunities for all legal professionals and paralegal students.