Elise Dresser

Legal Assistant

edresser@mcmanislaw.com

Telephone
408.279.8700
Facsimile
408.279.3244

Elise is a legal assistant for the employment law team.  From opening a file to going to trial, she attends to each phase of each case with great care.   Elise assists in preparing pleadings, court filings, and investigation assignments. As well, she keeps clients updated about the status of their cases. With nearly 30 years of experience as a civil litigation assistant, Elise is proficient in civil procedure, calendaring and docketing, and is familiar with state, federal, and local rules.

A long-time member of Santa Clara County Legal Professionals Association (SCCoLPA) and Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, Elise received SCCoLPA’s President’s Award in 2010 and is the association’s current president.  In addition, she is a California Certified Legal Secretary (CCLS) attaining her state certification in 2009.  She is the current Chair of the CCLS Certifying Board and is a past board member of the Bay Area Legal Forum.

Education

California Certified Legal Secretary
B.S., Springfield College

Elise is a legal assistant for the employment law team.  From opening a file to going to trial, she attends to each phase of each case with great care.   Elise assists in preparing pleadings, court filings, and investigation assignments. As well, she keeps clients updated about the status of their cases. With nearly 30 years of experience as a civil litigation assistant, Elise is proficient in civil procedure, calendaring and docketing, and is familiar with state, federal, and local rules.

A long-time member of Santa Clara County Legal Professionals Association (SCCoLPA) and Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, Elise received SCCoLPA’s President’s Award in 2010 and is the association’s current president.  In addition, she is a California Certified Legal Secretary (CCLS) attaining her state certification in 2009.  She is the current Chair of the CCLS Certifying Board and is a past board member of the Bay Area Legal Forum.

Education

California Certified Legal Secretary
B.S., Springfield College