McAfee & Taft adds paralegals Susan Holland, Lacey McPherson and Margie Tanner
McAfee & Taft, the state’s largest law firm, has announced the addition of Susan Holland, Lacey McPherson and Margie Tanner as paralegals in its Tulsa office. All three provide comprehensive legal support for attorneys engaged in labor and employment and civil litigation, and all previously worked at the law firm of Newton, O’Connor, Turner & Ketchum.
Professional Paralegal Susan Holland began her career as a legal secretary in 1981 and has concentrated her work in the field of labor and employment law since 1985. She holds an associate’s degree from Tulsa Community College and earned her professional paralegal (PP) and professional legal secretary (PLS) certifications through NALS, the association for legal professionals. She is also a certified legal transcriptionist and a designated expert in transcription for the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System and the U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma.
Advanced Certified Paralegal Lacey McPherson graduated from the paralegal certification program at the Oak Brook College of Law and Government Policy in Fresno, California, in 2001 and went on to earn her certified paralegal (CP) and advanced certified paralegal (ACP) credentials from the National Association of Legal Assistants. She is currently an active member of the Tulsa Area Paralegals Association and the paralegal branch of the Tulsa County Bar Association.
Margie Tanner brings 27 years of diverse legal experience to her role as a paralegal for the firm’s Labor & Employment Group. Her prior career experience includes providing comprehensive legal support to attorneys practicing in the areas of complex business and commercial disputes, oil and gas litigation, workers’ compensation defense, bankruptcy, and family law.
With more than 175 attorneys and offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, McAfee & Taft is one of the nation’s 250 largest law firms as ranked by the National Law Journal.