Rose M.P. Carter*

LITIGATION COORDINATOR


*Works under the direction of a Hawai`i-licensed attorney

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
NALS PP Certification (Professional Paralegal)
NFPA PACE Certification (Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam)
Kapiolani Community College (Paralegal Program)
Cannon’s Business College (A.A., Accounting)


Notary Public


Rose assists ES&A attorneys and clients by expediting litigation workflow for efficiency and accuracy. She provides litigation support including legal research, factual investigation, records review, document management, and trial preparation.

Rose has 30 years of legal industry experience, including 20 years of paralegal experience, with emphasis on civil litigation, encompassing employment law, corporate litigation, anti-trust/fraud, as well as medical malpractice, legal malpractice, construction litigation, personal injury, product liability, recreational liability, premises liability defense, guardianship and probate, real estate, trusts and estates, and appellate.

Rose is an experienced lecturer and trainer in the Hawaii legal community, having taught for the Kapiolani Community College Paralegal Program and the Hawaii State Bar Association. She is also an active member of Hawaii Legal Support Professionals.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

  • Bronster Fujichaku Robbins, Paralegal (2015-2018)
  • Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, Paralegal (2013-2015)
    • "Legal Professionals: Approaching Trial, Arbitration or Mediation — Paralegal Procedures" (2008)
    • Calendar Series: “Court Calendaring Dos & Don’ts (2008)
  • Kapiolani Community College Paralegal Program
    • You and the Law Series: “Calendaring” with Robert LeClair (2001)

Professional Activities and Achievements

  • Kapiolani Community College, Paralegal Program, Lecturer (2013-2014). Courses taught:
    • Law Office Management
    • Legal Document Preparation
  • Robbins Meyer Rufo (fka Robbins & Associates), Senior Paralegal (1997-2012)
  • Damon Key Bocken Leong Kupchak, Legal Assistant (1993-1997)
  • Kinoshita & Steele, Legal Secretary/Bookkeeper (1988-1993)

AFFILIATIONS

  • Hawaii Legal Support Professionals, Hawaii chapter of NALS, the association for legal professionals
    • Member (1993-present)
    • President (2000-2001, 2010)
    • Treasurer (1993-1999)
    • NALS Membership Director (2008-2009)
    • NALS Marketing Director (2007-2008)
    • NALS Region 8 Director (2002-2004)
  • Hawaii Paralegal Association (1999-2012)
  • National Notary Association (1996-2012)

TRAINING CONDUCTED

  • Hawaii State Bar Association (HSBA)
    • Basic Legal Training and Certification Program (Accounting/Billing, Ethics for Support Staff Legal Procedures) (1992-present)
  • Legal Assistant Today (LAT), “My Specialty: A Look at Beach Liability Law,” Sept/Oct 2004
  • Kapiolani Community College Paralegal Program Advisory Board (2001-2003)
  • Appointed to HSBA task force recommending revisions to the Rules of Professional Conduct in relation to Hawaii paralegal certification (2000)