Kerry Blackburn provides paralegal support for attorneys whose practices are concentrated in energy and oil & gas litigation on the state, federal and appellate levels. Her primary responsibilities, which focus on trial preparation from inception to conclusion, include maintaining litigation files, document management, coordinating and responding to discovery requests, reviewing discovery, scheduling and summarizing depositions, preparing and filing pleadings, docketing, preparing and organizing documents and exhibits for trial, and assisting attorneys at trial.
Kerry holds an associate of applied science degree in paralegal studies from Rose State College, where she was the recipient of the Central Oklahoma Association of Legal Assistants’ Dianna Peters Memorial Scholarship.
Prior to joining McAfee & Taft, Kerry worked as a legal assistant for an Oklahoma City-based litigation firm. Her career experience also includes serving as patient services representative for a dental practice and as sales and purchasing representative for a safety and industrial supply company.
Kerry is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), Central Oklahoma Association of Legal Assistants (COALA), Oklahoma Paralegal Association (OPA), and NALS of Oklahoma. She has served on the board of COALA as its NALA/Bar Liaison since 2017 and is also currently serving on the board of directors of NALS of Oklahoma for the 2019-2020 term.Download Bio (PDF)