Elena Schneider

Elena Schneider

Legal Assistant

Elena’s attitude is 'I am part of a team,’ and the firm relies on her experience working on high profile litigation in federal, state and appellate courts. 

Always first to step up and contribute in every way that she can, Elena has supported cases involving business litigation, commercial litigation, complex litigation, intellectual property, trade secret, probate litigation, and insurance defense matters. She is well-versed in civil procedure, local, state, and federal rules, e-filing, calendaring and docketing, and has experience with all aspects of case work up to and including trial and post-trial.

Elena is highly motivated by the desire to continually grow and improve her skills, and to share her knowledge with her colleagues. She trains all the firm’s newly-hired legal assistants, teaching them the systems she has put in place. In addition, Elena is a California Certified Legal Secretary and a long-time member of the Santa Clara County Legal Professionals Association (SCCoLPA).  Currently she serves on SCCoLPA’s Executive Board as Governor.  She shares the association’s passion and commitment to the education and training of legal professionals. 

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  • Credentials

    Education

    • California Certified Legal Secretary (CCLS)
  • Awards & Honors
    • Leadership Award, Silicon Valley Admin Awards 2018
    • SCCoLPA President’s Award, Santa Clara County Legal Professionals Association 2016
  • Speaking Engagements & Presentations
  • Professional & Community Contributions

    An active member of the Santa Clara County Legal Professionals Association (SCCoLPA) and Legal Secretaries Incorporated (LSI), Elena serves on SCCoLPA’s Executive Board as Governor.  Over the years, Elena has held numerous positions on the Board including Parliamentarian, Employment and Professional Liaison Chair, and Historian.  She is also a Notary Public and member of the National Notary Association.  Ever the team player, Elena participates in local 5k walks that the firm attends or sponsors.