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Rebecca S. Thomas

Rebecca S. Thomas

Senior Paralegal
Springfield
office: 417.268.4029
fax: 417.268.4040
Overview

Becki is a senior paralegal who focuses her work on labor and employment matters.

She has extensive experience working with major law firms, corporations, lending institutions, healthcare organizations, long-term care companies, colleges and universities, school districts and state, federal and local government agencies.

Becki is experienced in all phases of  litigation at the state and federal level. She manages cases from initial investigation through large-scale document production, electronic discovery, mediations, arbitrations and pretrial preparation. She assists attorneys with complex litigation cases at trial and is highly skilled in legal software systems such as Relativity, CaseMap and TextMap.

Becki is dedicated to using technology to create efficient and cost-effective solutions for firm clients. She enhanced existing systems to create a method whereby all information in cases can be accessed in-house or offsite from one document, including contact information, pleadings, discovery, deposition transcripts and exhibits, and documents produced. She works on the preservation, collection, review and production of eDiscovery. Becki also uses litigation technology software to create a database in each case for easy accessibility of facts, dates, witnesses and relevant documents.

Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Becki worked as a contractor for two prominent local criminal attorneys.

Her representative work includes:

  • Lead paralegal in case resulting in complete defense verdict for employer accused of sexual harassment and wrongful discharge.
  • Lead paralegal in labor and employment cases alleging wrongful termination for whistleblowing, resulting in favorable outcomes for employers.
  • Lead paralegal in sexual harassment case that was dismissed by plaintiff after discovery.

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Education

  • Associate's Degree, Drury University
    • Paralegal Studies
  • Associate's Degree, Baptist Bible College
    • Secretarial Administration