|[March 31, 2014]
Lida Vega of Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm Named Houston Association of Legal Professionals' Legal Professional of the Year
LONGVIEW, Texas & HOUSTON --(Business Wire)--
Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm (Sloan Firm) Paralegal Lida
Vega has been named Houston
Association of Legal Professionals' (HALP) Legal Professional of the
Nominees for the award must meet the following criteria:
be a member in good standing with HALP, Texas Association of Legal
ALP), and the Association for Legal Professionals (NALS)
for at least five years,
served in an elected or appointed office or as a committee chair or
completed legal education, including legal training courses and/or
have five years of legal experience and worked in the legal field
within the past year under the direct supervision of an attorney,
regularly attend education meetings within the past year.
Certified by NALS as a Professional Paralegal (PP) and Professional
Legal Secretary (PLS), Vega has been a member of Texas ALP fo almost 10
years and joined HALP in 2011 when she moved to the Houston area to
support The Sloan Firm's expanded focus in the greater Houston area and
southeast Texas. Vega immediately became an active, dedicated, and
reliable member, serving as Treasurer of HALP, promoting the
association's charitable endeavors, and serving as a spokesperson for
HALP as well as The Sloan Firm.
"I was really surprised," said Vega. "It's been an honor to be involved
in HALP and I'm overwhelmed to be recognized for my contributions. It's
nice to be acknowledged by my peers for my involvement with such a fine
"Lida is an integral part of our firm's Houston office and has worked
tirelessly to help make every client's case a success," said Laureen
Bagley, managing partner for The Sloan Firm. "She is a pleasure to
work with, and her ability to multitask without losing work product is
impressive. Her hard work and compassion are often the subject of client
A native of Longview, Vega earned an Associates in Applied Science
degree in Legal Assisting with High Honors from Kilgore College. The
Legal Assisting program at Kilgore College is fully accredited by the
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Vega is also a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She currently
resides in The Champions area of northwest Houston.
About The Sloan Firm
The Sloan Firm, which was established in 1980 in Longview and opened an
office in Houston in 2010, has an impressive track record litigating
personal injury cases in its primary practice areas, which include
trucking accidents, vehicle accidents, oil field injuries, workplace
injuries, motorcycle accidents, highway defects, product defects, and
pharmaceutical cases. The attorneys at the Sloan firm are experienced in
handling the unique issues that are present in traumatic brain injury,
burn injury and spinal cord injury cases.
The Sloan Firm is one of east Texas' largest firms with a staff of 25.
The firm has three board certified attorneys and maintains strategic
alliances nationally and throughout Texas. Attorneys of The Sloan Firm
have been recognized by numerous publications including Texas Super
Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America. All Sloan Firm
attorneys are members of the State Bar of Texas. The Firm also has
attorneys licensed to practice in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and
For more information on The Sloan Firm, please visit www.sloanfirm.com
or contact Kevin Fullen, firm administrator, at 888-658-0981,
903-757-7000 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
HALP is a local chapter of the Association of Legal Professionals (NALS)
and the Texas Association of Legal Professionals (Texas
ALP). HALP has two primary directives: promoting the certification
programs of NALS and providing continuing education opportunities for
members and nonmember legal support staff in the Greater Houston area.
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