Marks Law Group, LLC - August 2019

AUGUST 2019

150 E. PONCE DE LEON AVENUE, SUITE 200, DECATUR, GEORGIA 30030 // WWW.MARKSLAWGROUP.COM // 678-210-3954 ON THE MARK 24/7

GETTING TO KNOW DEBBIE ISBITTS LITIGATION PARALEGAL AND SCRAPBOOKING EXPERT!

I ’ve only worked at Marks Law Group for about seven months, but I can already say this office is a great fit for me. I’ve been doing paralegal work for years, and, even though I’ve tried jobs in other career fields, it’s something I’ve been able to do regardless of the stage of life I’m in. For a long time, I did paralegal work part time from home while I raised my kids. Now that I’m a litigation paralegal with Marks Law Group, I appreciate the level of independence I have in my position. I initially applied to be a paralegal with the Marks Law Group because I was looking to transition from part-time to full-time paralegal work. When I first started my career, I worked for a big law

Fortunately, the only real challenge I’ve faced since starting has been acclimating to a new work environment. Every time I encounter a new situation, I have to take time away from other things to find out how to handle it. But learning curves come with every new position, and I’m confident I’ll soon become familiar with all aspects of my work. Outside of my role as a litigation paralegal, I am married and have three daughters. My oldest is at UGA, my next oldest is in high school, and my youngest is in middle school. Creating and recording memories with family is a passion of mine which truly shines in my love of scrapbooking.

firm in downtown Atlanta, but, without a law degree, I hit a ceiling. I didn’t want to become a lawyer, so I earned my MBA and worked in Investor Relations for a while. But, once I had kids, the desire for more flexible work brought me back to being a paralegal. Most of my day-to-day responsibilities involve coordinating communications about cases in litigation. My favorite part of working at Marks Law Group is the independence I have

In 2008, I made a New Year’s resolution to create a scrapbook for each year’s worth of memories. I’ve kept to that resolution pretty consistently, although I am a year behind. I used to do it all by hand, but in recent years I’ve gone digital, and they’ve turned out really nice. Since my mother-in-law developed Alzheimer’s, and my own mother is getting older, showing

“CREATING AND RECORDING MEMORIES WITH FAMILY IS A PASSION OF MINE WHICH TRULY SHINES IN MY LOVE OF SCRAPBOOKING.”

them pictures of family has been really helpful in

connecting with them.

when working and managing cases. The cases feel like they’re mine. I also love the opportunities to connect with clients. I try to develop genuine relationships with them whenever I call them or respond to their requests. It helps me see the faces and stories behind the cases.

If I haven’t gotten a chance to meet you yet, say hello if you’re in the office! –Debbie Isbitts

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