Stephanie B. Elliott, NCCP is a Litigation Support Specialist with Burr Forman McNair, where she specializes in litigation and paralegal support for patent, corporate and complex business litigation. Her experience encompasses employment litigation, personal injury, insurance defense, trust and estates, and corporate and complex business litigation. She has more than twenty years’ experience as a paralegal, with filings in the North Carolina Complex Business Court; state court filings in counties across North Carolina; filings with the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, federal filings in the Western, Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina, Federal District Court of South Carolina and Georgia, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition, she has over fifteen years’ experience in law office management.
Ms. Elliott is a part-time instructor for the paralegal certificate program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and serves on the program advisory board. She is also a part-time instructor for Gaston College’s paralegal program. She has been a featured speaker for IPE, the National Business Institute, NALA, MyLawCLE, the Federal Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association on such topics as preparing large document cases for trial, preparing for depositions, case management, and moving a case through federal court. Her articles have been featured in NALA’s Facts and Findings. Ms. Elliott is very active in the paralegal associations in North Carolina. She has served as President, Vice President, NALA Liaison, Executive Committee Member, Articles and Associations news editor of the North Carolina Paralegal Association. She is also a member of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Paralegal Division, and is currently serving as Co-Chair of the CPE Committee for the North Carolina Bar Association’s Paralegal Division Council.
Ms. Elliott earned her B.S. degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Paralegal Technology Post-Baccalaureate Diploma graduate degree from Central Piedmont Community College. She earned the designation of North Carolina certified paralegal (NCCP) from the North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification in 2005. Ms. Elliott was awarded Gaston County Paralegal of the Year in 2007, was nominated for the North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal of the Year Award in 2010. She was awarded the Paralegal Gateway’s Paralegal Superstar Award in 2011, and the NALA Affiliates Award in July 2014.