Ellen joined McKernan Law Firm in 2005 after having worked as a paralegal in plaintiffs’ firms since 1994. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature as well as a Paralegal certificate from Louisiana State University. Geaux Tigers!
At McKernan Law Firm, Ellen has primarily worked on litigation cases involving serious injuries. During her time here, she has worked with attorneys to resolve cases involving automobile accidents, products liability, premise liability, industrial accidents, Maritime injuries, medical malpractice, fatalities and mass torts. She is currently the litigation paralegal to Chet Boudreaux but also assists other attorneys on larger cases and trials.
Ellen strongly believes in fighting for the client against big corporations and insurance companies. She most enjoys bringing a sense of justice and normalcy back to the lives and families of people who have suffered injuries due to the negligence or fault of others.
In her spare time, Ellen and her husband, Brent, stay busy with the active sports life of their teen-aged son. Ellen also enjoys cooking for her family and fishing.