Paralegal: Supporting the Legal Profession - View the video

Elaine Jensen

Elaine Jensen
Axley Brynelson, LLP

2 East Mifflin Street, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53703

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

Elaine Jensen has been a paralegal with Axley Brynelson in Madison since 2003. Ms. Jensen has over 19 years of paralegal experience. Her career has been focused in litigation and personal injury law in both defense and plaintiffs' work. Ms. Jensen has worked with Attorney Michael Riley since May 2001. She has considerable client contact assisting them through the entire personal injury claim process. She also assists Axley attorneys with discovery, accident investigation, establishing special damages and gathering medical evidence. Ms. Jensen has taught multiple seminars for legal assistants and paralegals through the Institute for Paralegal Education. She earned her Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree in Paralegal Studies from Chippewa Valley Technical College (formerly District One Technical College) 1988.

If you are interested in the law and helping people, but don’t want to become an attorney, a career as a Paralegal may be a path to choose. Many consider Paralegals the backbone of the legal profession, delving into the research, writing and prep work for cases. We’ll explore the career opportunities for this important supporting role helping those trying to navigate our legal system. (Running Time 23:05)