Brittany N. Smith
As a litigation paralegal for Doolittle & Tucker, P.A., Brittany N. Smith manages client/case issues, drafts legal correspondence, motions, subpoenas, and handles all other aspects of litigation before the Office of Administrative Law Judges. Ms. Smith has over 7 years experience dealing primarily with litigation involving the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, Non-Appropriated Funds Instrumentalities Act, and the Defense Base Act.
Ms. Smith has attended several Longshore Breakout Sessions at the annual Florida Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference in Orlando, Florida, and she attends the Annual Longshore Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has also attended seminars conducted by the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) – Longshore section. In fact, Ms. Smith is the co-chair of the WILG paralegal section. She is also a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) as well as the Florida Bar Registered Paralegal Program.
Ms. Smith obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Florida in April 2005, and her Associate of Science degree in Paralegal Studies in June 2008 from Florida Community College at Jacksonville. Ms. Smith was designated as a NALA Certified Paralegal in January 2009, and after passing the Certified Legal Assistant’s exam, she became a Florida Registered Paralegal in August, 2009. In her free time, she enjoys staying active, scuba diving, biking, and spending time with her family.