Elizabeth H. Nellis is a NALA Advanced Certified Paralegal who has specialized in civil litigation for most of her career. She is a graduate of the OU College of Law Paralegal Program. She has been active in local, state and national paralegal organizations including a two-term presidency of the Tulsa Area Paralegal Association, co-founder of the Oklahoma Paralegal Association, and charter member of the Paralegal Division of the Tulsa County Bar Association. She is a member of the NALA Board of Directors and serves on statewide paralegal program advisory boards.
Elizabeth co-authored and presented “The Art and Science of Witness Interviews” at the Members Exchange at the NALA Convention in Kansas City, MO and continues the presentation twice yearly for NALA Campus Live!; she has been interviewed by Paralegal Today, profiled in the nationally recognized internet “e-zine” The Paralegal Mentor and Tulsa Lawyer. She co-authored and presented “Transitioning from School to Work” for NALA at the Tulsa Community College Paralegal Program and conducted “The Professional Identity Project” podcast on The Paralegal Voice program on Legal Talk Network.
For the second year in a row, Ms. Nellis has been a member of the TU Law School Practicing series, joining local lawyers in live presentations. Ms. Nellis’s article “The Courthouse Assistance Program” was published in the May 2013 issue of NALA’s national magazine, Facts and Findings. Ms. Nellis is now employed at Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma.