Rachi and Tom have been on hiatus for a few weeks and Tom gets back into action by talking with Sheila Grela of Procopio in San Diego.

Sheila is a seasoned litigation paralegal with over two decades of experience. She is an Advanced Certified Paralegal (ACP) in eDiscovery. Her paralegal certificate, with honors, was from the ABA-approved USD Paralegal program.

She has advanced her paralegal experience by becoming both a Relativity Certified User (RCU) and a Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS). Recently, her eDiscovery achievement was acknowledged when she was appointed to be a Global Advisory Council participant for EDRM.

In addition, Sheila is an active member of the San Diego Chapter of Women in eDiscovery, where she was the Membership Director from March 2015 to April 2017. She currently serves as Vice President of Membership for the San Diego Paralegal Association, and is an active member of the National Association of Legal Assistants. She is a member of the San Diego Legal Secretaries Association where she has volunteered her time to assist with its legal education.

Sheila talks with Tom about growing up in a Navy family, the relevance of eDiscovery certifications she has earned and working as a paralegal in the COVID-19 environment.