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Legal Ethics for Paralegals 2021


Speaker(s): Andrea Todorovic, James F. Hermon, Lisa Murphy
Recorded on: Mar. 1, 2021
PLI Program #: 322695

Andrea Todorovic is a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal with over 20 years’ experience. Andrea specializes in all facets of real estate transactions including complex, multimillion dollars acquisitions, developments and loans. She leads in the review, analysis and resolution of title and survey issues, conducts research, prepares sale, loan, real estate and corporate documents, and coordinates closings. Andrea obtained her Bachelor of General Studies with a Minor in Human Resources from Oakland University.


James F. Hermon is a member in Dykema's Labor & Employment practice group. Mr. Hermon's practice focuses upon the defense and trial of employment cases in federal and state courts, as well as counseling, advising and training corporations regarding their obligations under state and federal employment laws.

Mr. Hermon has represented a broad range of clients in a variety of employment and discrimination related matters, including representation in administrative proceedings before the EEOC, defense of lawsuits involving race, national origin, age, and sex discrimination, defense of sexual harassment claims, defense of disability and religious accommodation claims under state and federal law, and the defense and prosecution of claims for alleged violations of covenants not to compete. Mr. Hermon has also assisted employers in the drafting and implementation of employment policies, as well as the negotiation of employment and severance agreements with highly placed corporate executives. Mr. Hermon is also active in the Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Section.


Lisa Murphy has over 25 years’ experience as a Corporate Paralegal. Her expertise is vast and includes highly regulated, jurisdictional governance work pertaining to all types of entities and healthcare transactions, and general corporate work. Lisa is also experienced in assisting with all aspects of acquisition, divestiture and merger transactions. She obtained her Paralegal Degree with Business Specialization from the ABA approved program at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.