National Docketing Association

Board of Directors 


President - Elaine Screechfield        

Elaine Screechfield is the Firmwide Litigation Docket Manager at Morrison & Foerster LLP. For over thirty years, she has overseen centralized litigation docketing, including training, court resource management and database support. Elaine is the immediate past Chair of the Education Committee and past Chair of the SF/Bay Area Chapter. She has lectured at numerous forums including the San Francisco Bar Association; San Francisco Legal Professionals Association; (former) San Francisco Docket Association; National Docketing Association; 2014 Aderant Conference; and the Bay Area Legal Forum.   

 

Elaine Screechfield

Firmwide Litigation Docket Manager

Morrison & Foerster LLP

425 Market Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

 

(415) 268-7279  elaine.screechfield@nationaldocketing.org 

    

 

   

Vice-President - Igor Olenich

Igor Olenich is the Firm Wide Patent Docket Manager at Morrison & Foerster LLP with over 15 years of experience supporting attorneys with all aspects of IP docketing. He has worked in Litigation Docketing although, his expertise is in IP. His career, as well as his life, is diverse with a background in human resources, records management, and law enforcement. He has traveled and lived in a dozen countries. Igor is the immediate past Secretary for the NDA.

  

 

Igor Olenich
Firmwide Patent Docket Manager
Morrison & Foerster LLP
755 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304


(650) 813-6467 
igor.olenich@nationaldocketing.org

 Secretary - Lindsay Owen

Lindsay A. Owen is the Database Manager at White & Case LLP in New York City. At White & Case, Lindsay oversees electronic filings, maintains the Firm’s case docketing system and advises attorneys on court procedures. Prior to White & Case, Lindsay began her career in the legal field at US Document and Retrieval Company as a Court Researcher. Prior to her role as NDA Secretary, Lindsay served as the Sponsorship Co-Chair on the NDA Board as well as the Technical Analyst on the NDA’s Technology Committee. Lindsay was the recipient of the 2014 NDA Annual Achievement Award and is a graduate of Duke University.

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Lindsay Owen
Database Manager
White & Case LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020


(212) 819-7077
lowen@whitecase.com

  

Treasurer - Mary J. Beaudrow

Mary J. Beaudrow, CCLS, is a Senior Docket Coordinator at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Ms. Beaudrow has been employed in the legal field for over thirty years, spending much of that time working in the attorney service business. Mary is the immediate past president of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, and she is currently serving as its Executive Advisor. Mary is also a past president of California Association of Legal Support Professionals. She is a member of the National Docketing Association (and its SF Bay Area Chapter) and of Mt. Diablo Legal Professionals Association. She has lectured at a number of forums including San Francisco Legal Professionals Association, Livermore-Amador Legal Professionals Association, and the Bay Area Legal Forum


Mary J. Beaudrow

Senior Docket Coordinator

Morrison & Foerster LLP

425 Market Street

San Francisco, CA 94105-2482


(415) 268-7000
mary.beaudrow@nationaldocketing.org



NDA Membership Committee Co-Chair - Olivia Bane

Olivia Bane is the Litigation Docketing Administrator at Venable, LLP.  In her career she has supported attorneys and staff, both in IP prosecution and in litigation docketing. The last 12 years she has solely focused on litigation docketing where she has overseen two firm-wide implementations of new centralized litigation docketing departments at Dickstein Shapiro and at Venable.  She has trained users and staff on two calendaring systems (CompuLaw and eDockets), along with educating the users and staff on department services, procedures and best practices. She also wrote department manuals for each firm that contains all department policies, procedures, best practices and guides for using the front-end and back-end of the calendaring systems.  She currently serves as the NDA Membership Committee Co-Chair and is leading the efforts in instituting NDA chapters across the country to support the mission of uniting IP and litigation docketing professionals.  She has conducted presentations at several forums including the 2013 Aderant Momentum Conference, 2014 ILTA Conference, and for the NDA.    
Olivia Bane
Litigation Docketing Administrator
Venable, LLP
750 E. Pratt Street
Suite 900, Baltimore, MD 21202

 

(410) 244-5493       
olivia.bane@nationaldocketing.org

NDA Membership Committee Co-Chair - Krista Wilmot

Krista Wilmot has been involved in and supported the litigation practice of law for over 30 years working at such firms as Greenberg Traurig, Dickstein Shapiro and now Akin Gump.  She began her docketing career as a Litigation Docketing Analyst in 2012 at Dickstein Shapiro.  In 2016, she became the Litigation Docketing Manager at Akin Gump where she now manages the docketing services and support for the DC, Texas and California offices. 

Krista joined the NDA in 2012.  In 2015, she was a panelist for the Roundtable for Non-Managers at the NDA Conference in Charleston. 

In the same year, she became the co-chair of the DC local chapter of the NDA. 


Krista Wilmot
Litigation Docketing Manager
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1333 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

 

(202) 416-5338   
kwilmot@akingump.com


NDA Publication Committee Co-Chair - William G. McKay        

William G. McKay is the Managing Clerk at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.  As Managing Clerk, Mr. McKay is responsible for advising attorneys on court procedures and rules along with maintaining the firm’s Litigation, Bankruptcy and Trust & Estates records.  Mr. McKay has served on the following committees concerning electronic filing:

Rule Committees: New York State Courts, United States District Court-Eastern District of New York.

User Committees: New York State Courts, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District Court – Southern District of New York, United States District Court – Eastern District of New York, United States Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of New York, United States Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District of New York

Along with serving on committees for electronic filing, he has also provided advice and served on panels with the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the Administrative Office for U.S. Courts.

Speaking engagements on electronic filing include the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Conference,  United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and Bloomberg LP.

  

 

William G. McKay

Managing Clerk

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099

 

(212) 728-8790

wmckay@willkie.com       

 

NDA Publication Committee Co-Chair - Leslie White

Leslie White is a Certified Paralegal at Cirrus Logic, Inc. in Austin, Texas .  She has been involved in the docketing, IP and litigation profession for over 30 years, working at such multi-national firms as Vinson & Elkins, Morrison & Foerster and Arnold, White & Durkee.  She now serves on the Education Committee and assists as an IP track organizer for the NDA.   

    

 

Leslie White, C.P.

Sr. Paralegal, Legal Department

Cirrus Logic

cirrus.com

 

(512) 851-4522 

Leslie.White@cirrus.com

            

     

Education Committee Chair - Brian Owens

Brian Owens is the Docket Manager at King & Spalding. Brian has been a member of the NDA since its inception in 2011 and a docketing professional with K&S since 2003. During that time, his firm has expanded from 4 offices to a top global firm with 20 offices worldwide. He has embraced the challenges of the firm's expansion with a focus on technology and a consistent customer experience. He was the 2015 recipient of the NDA Annual Achievement Award. 

 

Brian Owens

Docket Manager

King & Spalding LLP

1180 Peachtree Street, NE

Atlanta, GA 30309


(404) 572-3126

bowens@kslaw.com


Executive Board Member - JoAnn DiSanti

JoAnn DiSanti is the Associate Director - Managing Clerk at White & Case LLP, with over 20 years of experience leading the firm's Managing Clerk's Department.  She is responsible for keeping track of the firm's Litigation and IP in all domestic offices.  JoAnn is the immediate past president of the National Docketing Association.  She served on the Motion Support Committee of the Supreme Court of New York County, assisted the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in reorganizing their website, and assisted various courts in beta testing their e-Filing systems.  In 2001, she was the recipient of the Legal Aid Society of New York's award for Outstanding Pro Bono Representation.  In 2017, she was the recipient of the NDA Lifetime Achievement Award.  She is the author of an article published in the New York Law Journal, "Taming the court Calendar," October 20, 2008.


Executive Board Member – Beth Hella

Beth Hella is the Senior Trademark Administration Manager at Foley Hoag LLP.  Born and raised in the Boston area, Beth has been in the trademark docketing field for nearly 20 years.  Her current role as co-chair of the Resource Library and former role as Treasurer of the NDA has allowed Beth the privilege of working with countless talented docketing professionals across the country.  The enthusiasm of the NDA members inspires Beth to continue to work within the association to ensure it meets and exceeds the expectations of its members.  It is with great pleasure that Beth serves as an Executive Board Member of the NDA.




















Elizabeth C. Hella

Senior Trademark Docketing Manager

Foley Hoag LLP

Seaport World Trade Center West

155 Seaport Boulevard

Boston, MA 02210


(617)  832-1702

EHella@foleyhoag.com


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