Carlita, St. Louis Operations Manager and Paralegal, has over 18 years of experience in the legal industry, 12 of which she served as a paralegal leading casework on matters in state, federal and appellate courts. While at the former Lakin Law Firm, she assisted clients in all facets of the litigation process, from the filing of a complaint, to motion practice, discovery and frequent on-site assistance during trials.
Carlita worked on document collections during her eight years at Brown & James, PC, managing both electronic and hard copy collections. She has created and maintained electronic databases while creating analysis and production used in complex litigation, medical record collection in review and summarization, and witness support. She prepared attorneys for depositions, hearings, mediations, arbitrations and trials. Her experience includes personal injury, motor vehicle accidents, worker’s compensation, product liability and medical malpractice cases on both the plaintiff and defense sides.
Carlita earned her master’s degree in business from Missouri Baptist University and her bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership at Greenville College in Illinois. She is a single mom of two boys.