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Valerie K. Lamanna

Senior Paralegal
vlamanna@dfllegal.com
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Phone: (412) 926-1763

20 Stanwix St
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

Valerie K. Lamanna

Ms. Lamanna is a senior paralegal involved primarily in commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction industry litigation. Her responsibilities include the management of litigation databases, electronic discovery, document collection, preservation, analysis, preparation and production, preparing cases for trial and attending trial. She also has extensive experience with criminal litigation, trademark and copyright litigation, white-collar crime, pro-bono death penalty appeals, analysis of factual and financial data, as well as most other areas of litigation. Ms. Lamanna also supported the immigration practice of an international law firm by working with employers to obtain immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, including H-1B and L-1 petitions for their foreign employees, as well as their family members, as well as individuals seeking family-sponsored visas or other immigrant status.

Education

Edinboro State College, Edinboro, PA

A.S. Degree, Paralegal Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA, 1985

Proffesional Background
  • Senior Paralegal, Dingess, Foster, Luciana, Davidson & Chleboski LLP, May 2010 – Present
  • Paralegal, K&L Gates, August 1986 – May 2010
  • Paralegal, Allegheny County Bar Association, February 1986 – July 1986
  • Kroger Company August 1976 – February 1984
Special Skills
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Client Extranets, Ringtial, E-Discovery
  • District Court Electronic Filing (CM/ECF)
Professional/Presentations
  • Pittsburgh Paralegal Association
  • Speaker for Allegheny County Community College on the opportunities and challenges of working women/mothers in the legal field as a Paralegal