Dana H. Leitermann
Senior Litigation Secretary
(310) 820-6996 (310) 309-7085
College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA 1980 – 1982
Chapman University, Palm Desert, CA 1981
Cal State San Bernardino 1982-1986
B.S. Degree – Criminal Justice
Western State School of Law – Fullerton, CA 1986 -1988
For over thirty years, I have been a legal secretary practicing in the fields of civil litigation, on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in the areas of personal injury, legal and medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, construction defect and real estate litigation.
PAUL H. BICKENBACH, ESQ. 1999 to Present
For the past twelve years, I have worked for Mr. Bickenbach, a sole practitioner in Manhattan Beach, CA.
My duties include dictation, drafting correspondence, creating and revising pleadings, billing and client interaction. I coordinate Mr. Bickenbach’s calendar and have worked closely with courts and court clerks in various jurisdictions.
HAIGHT, BROWN & BONESTEEL, LLP 1997 to 1999
I worked for a partner, as well as two associate attorneys while working with this firm in the area of insurance defense, specifically, medical malpractice as related to breast implant defense litigation.
Duties included dictation, general litigation duties and billing.
Typing: solid 85 wpm; MS Word and Word Perfect, transcription; excellent verbal and written communication skills; paralegal certificate.