Paralegal named second vice president for local chapter of Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc.

Sarah Shedlarski, Florida Registered Paralegal at Spohrer & Dodd, has been appointed second vice president of the board of directors for the 2017-2018 First Coast Chapter of the Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. Shedlarski was elected to the position after serving as secretary on the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 board of directors for the organization and will take over the position in June.

Sarah Shedlarski

Sarah Shedlarski

“I am honored to serve alongside some of the best in my profession,” said Shedlarski. “This organization helps all of us to be better at our jobs and better serve our clients. I look forward to serving on the board and helping others in my profession reach and exceed their career goals.”

Shedlarski is a graduate of the University of Maine, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications. She has been in the legal profession since 2008 and is currently the paralegal to Spohrer & Dodd attorney Keith Maynard. Shedlarski and Maynard work primarily in aviation law, wrongful death, products and premises liability, transportation accidents and insurance law. Shedlarski also has experience in family, criminal and bankruptcy law.

The Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. (PAF) was formed in 1976 and has approximately 1,000 members statewide. PAF’s mission is to enhance the professional standards for paralegals, offer legal education opportunities to its members and encourage a high order of ethical and professional attainment. The First Coast Chapter of PAF meets monthly and engages speakers that offer CLE credits to fulfill requirements for the Florida Bar, National Association of Legal Assistants and other professional organizations.