New Officers and Board of Directors Announced for the Alliance of Legal Document Assistant Professionals
ALDAP President Kathleen Mountjoy co-founded the state-wide association in 2007, and previously served as Vice President and Director of Education. Mountjoy owns and operates Catalyst Legal (www.catlegal.com) with offices in Lincoln and San Diego. Mountjoy is retired from the law firm of McDonough Holland & Allen (Sacramento), and currently works as a “dual” professional, actively working both as a paralegal and LDA. She is registered as a legal document assistant (LDA) in Sacramento, Placer and San Diego Counties. In addition to her duties as President, Mountjoy presently serves as the association’s acting Director of Legislative Compliance & Ethics.
Vice President/Treasurer Suzanne Ervine, also a co-founder of the association, has previously served on ALDAP’s Board of Directors as Treasurer and Membership Director. Ervine operates two legal document businesses, Red Sky Legal (www.redskylegal.com) and Construction Commando (www.constructioncommando.com), and works as a freelance paralegal. She brings to ALDAP more than a decade of experience managing non-profit organizations. Following a successful career in philanthropy, she transitioned to the legal field in 2001. In 2006 she let her position as a corporate paralegal and registered as an LDA. Ervine is registered as an LDA in San Diego and San Luis Obispo Counties. She holds an ABA Approved Paralegal Certificate and is a Certified Notary Signing Agent. Ervine also currently serves as ALDAP’s acting Director of Communications.
Secretary Andrew Voller owns and operates Andrew’s Document Services (www.andrewsdocumentservices.com) and Bankruptcy Services of San Joaquin County (www.bankruptcyservicessjc.com) in Manteca. He brings two years of LDA association management experience to ALDAP, having served on CALDA’s board of directors as both Legislation Chair and Professional Standards Chair. Voller holds an ABA Approved Paralegal Certificate, is a registered process server, bankruptcy petition preparer and a commissioned notary public. He is a bonded legal document assistant, registered in San Joaquin County. Voller is also currently acting as ALDAP’s Director of Legislation.
“Through the Board of Directors, its subcommittees and the association’s strategic plan, ALDAP is addressing the most critical issues facing the access to justice crisis and the availability of non-attorney, self-help legal resources,” said Mountjoy. “The Board of Directors is dedicated to furthering ALDAP’s commitment to professional integrity and consumer protection for all self-represented litigants.”
Alliance of Legal Document Assistant Professionals
1017 L Street, Ste. 563
Sacramento, CA 95814
Contact: Suzanne Ervine, 619-564-4869
The Alliance of Legal Document Assistant Professionals, Inc. (ALDAP) is a California non-profit, mutual benefit corporation serving registered Legal Document Assistants (LDAs) and freelance paralegal/LDA dual-professionals. ALDAP’s mission is to promote the LDA profession by providing seminars for continuing legal education, strengthening professional status by establishing and promoting support for professional standards and regulatory compliance, and communicating with the legal community and the general public. For more information, visit our website, www.aldap.com.
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release New Officers and Board of Directors Announced for the Alliance of Legal Document Assistant Professionals here
News-ID: 46486 • Views: 1829
More Releases from Alliance of Legal Document Assistant Professionals
Alliance of Legal Document Assistant Professionals Announces New President, Elec …
Non-Profit Association Promotes Professional Integrity and Consumer Protection in the Delivery of Non-Attorney, Self-Help Legal Services SACRAMENTO, CA—June 24, 2010: The Alliance of Legal Document Assistant Professionals (ALDAP), a non-profit organization established in 2007 to serve the legal document assistant (LDA) and paralegal professions, has elected its new Board of Directors for the 2010-2012 term. The Board will focus on boosting awareness of the non-attorney alternatives to access the judicial system,
District Attorney to Speak on Legal Document Assistant Registration, Compliance …
SANTA ANA, CA—May 12, 2008: Orange County Deputy District Attorney Tracy Hughes will present “Rogue Document Preparers: Unfair Competition and LDA Compliance” on May 30 at 12:00 p.m. Ms. Hughes has successfully prosecuted both civil and criminal cases against non-attorney legal document preparers who fail to comply with the registration and bonding requirements to become a Legal Document Assistant (LDA). The Alliance of Legal Document Assistant Professionals (ALDAP) is sponsoring