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Melissa Rennirt has been with the firm since 2012.  She started with the firm as a Legal Secretary and joined the Litigation Department as a paralegal in 2014.  Melissa is a litigation paralegal who assists in all phases of litigation, from inception through discovery and trial.  She has extensive experience in multiple facets of litigation. She currently oversees the organization and management of documents in large-scale litigation, and she has assisted during trial in this capacity. Ms. Rennirt has also organized and analyzed case material and performed both legal and non-legal research. She has extensive experience in gathering information from a wide variety of public and private sources.  Her experience encompasses commercial litigation, employment law, personal injury lawsuits for various trucking companies and transportation litigation.  Melissa also has over 15 years of experience with worker’ compensation law and social security law.  

Representative Matters

  • Assisted with trials in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Western District of Kentucky, as well as in Kentucky State Court and Indiana State Court
  • Coordinate pre-trial and trial logistics in numerous venues and provided in-court assistance to trial teams in jury trials
  • Routinely assists attorneys with voluminous electronic document production procedures for a wide range of business clients
  • Maintains numerous databases to organize and efficiently manage voluminous amounts of case material and documents such as employee records from various companies and corporations, emails and corporate documents
  • Coordinates with sheriffs, constables and private investigators to locate and subpoena witnesses both in state and out of state for depositions and trials
  • Request, review and manage large amounts of medical records to prepare for deposition and trials
  • Prepare pleadings for electronic filings and identify and prepare exhibits for memorandums and other court documents

Involvement

Professional & Community Activities

  • Louisville Bar Association, Member
  • Louisville Association of Paralegals, Member
  • Kentucky Paralegal Association, Member
  • Certified Court Videographer
  • American Guild of Court Videography, Member

Education

University of Louisville, B.A. Political Science and Government

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