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Rachel has been a paralegal with Heilman Law Group since 2003.  She works almost exclusively in litigation.  She has the privilege of working on matters from start to finish, investigating matters prior to commencement of lawsuits, providing support in drafting pleadings, assisting with trials, and working matters until conclusion at the appellate level, if necessary.  Rachel specializes in trial practice and assists the firm’s attorneys at all trials.

  • Bachelor of Sciences, History – Mississippi College
Professional Honors and Activities:
  • Paralegal Advisory Committee Member – Tulane University (2016)
  • National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – Affiliated Associations Secretary (2015-2016)
  • Mississippi Paralegal Association, Inc. – Executive Board Member (2008-2019)
  • National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – Member
  • Mississippi Paralegal Association, Inc. – Member
  • Mississippi Paralegal Association, Inc. – Recipient of the Annual Pro Bono Award (2010)
Speaking Engagements:
  • National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., Member Exchange CLE Presentation, Tulsa, Oklahoma (July 23, 2015) – Organization: What it Takes to Get and Stay Organized
  • Mississippi Paralegal Association, Inc., CLE Fall Seminar, Jackson, Mississippi (September 26, 2013)  – Trial Preparation for Paralegals
  • Institute for Paralegal Education, Jackson, Mississippi (November 30, 2012) – Trial Preparation From Start to Finish for Paralegals
  • Holmes Community College, Ridgeland, Mississippi (March 22, 2011) – Torts: Negligence