WELCOME RYAN WALTON!
Ryan Walton has joined our firm as a legal assistant. His background includes accomplishments in the areas of technology and excellent customer service. Ryan, a Freeport High School graduate, recently earned an Associate’s Degree from Highland College. He has enrolled at Columbia College this fall for the Bachelor of Arts Program in Criminal Justice. Ryan’s great skills and excellent work ethic are a great addition to our firm. 7-31-17
KATHERINE ACHIEVES CORE REGISTERED PARALEGAL DESIGNATION (CRP) !
Katherine Baker, a paralegal with our office, recently passed the Paralegal CORE Competency Exam (PCCE) The PCCE is administered by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. The PCC Exam tests the knowledge, skills and ability of paralegals. This is a voluntary process and not required by any state licensing board. By achieving this milestone, Katherine is now able to use the designation “CORE Registered Paralegal” or “CRP”. Maintenance of the “CRP” designation requires continued paralegal education. We applaud the efforts of Katherine to achieve and maintain a high level of competence in her profession. 2-02-17
BRIDGET TRAINOR RECEIVES RISING STAR AWARD FROM FREEPORT CHAMBER
The Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce held its 2016 annual dinner and awarded Bridget Trainor its Rising Star Award. The Rising Star Award is given to a young professional 35 years old or younger who has demonstrated dedication to not only his or her career but to community involvement as well. Bridget is honored to be recognized for her service to the community and credits her family and co-workers as positive role models who have given back to this community. The firm of Elliott & Trainor, P.C. and its attorneys are committed to engaging in public service. Bridget is a Freeport native, and she is currently a Board Member of the Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce, serves as President of the Freeport Noon Kiwanis Club, and serves on the United Way Campaign Committee. She is also on the Planning Committee for the Lincoln Douglas 5K race. 10-12-16
HEATHER MAGEE, WELCOME BACK!
We are pleased to announce that Heather Magee has returned to the firm as a paralegal this year. Heather was previously a paralegal with our office from 2012-2014. After graduating from Stockton High School, she received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Northern Illinois University in 2008. In 2011, she attended Roosevelt University in downtown Chicago and studied paralegal courses, such as Commercial Law, Civil Law, Ethics and Professionalism, Pre-Trial and Post-Trial Litigation, and Legal Research and Writing, She also interned with a smaller law firm in Chicago, where she first gained experience in a law office. Heather’s bookkeeping and paralegal skills have made her an invaluable asset to our firm. 9-13-16