New York University, M.A.
Oberlin College, B.A.
For most of the past 32 years, Ms. Neher has assisted litigation attorneys with discovery, document management and analysis, expert retention and investigation and with trial preparation and support. Her experience includes a wide variety of areas of law including medical malpractice defense, intellectual property and products liability.
Currently, Ms. Neher works in the Personal Services Group at Miller Canfield assisting with the divorce cases, probate litigation cases, and criminal defense cases. She works with clients on discovery responses. She does research and investigation. She prepares pleadings, support prognostications, asset/liability spreadsheets and prepares exhibits for motions and hearings.
She is both a PC and Mackintosh user and utilizes trial exhibit management and display software (Sanction), document management and search software (Relativity), case management software (CaseMap), WestLaw Next, and visits court and public records websites for property records, background checks and asset searches.
In her corporate position, at Capital Records, in Hollywood, CA., she supported outside law firms who were handling complex royalty disputes for the company. She filed copyright applications to protect sound recordings, album artwork, & liner notes. She registered and renewed the company’s trademarks all over the world. She processed garnishments and levies on employees’ wages and artists’ royalties. She testified as a company representative in a federal piracy matter in Aberdeen, Louisiana. She managed the critical dates and otherwise instructed company representatives regarding their obligations under Capital Records’ manufacturing and distribution agreements with smaller record companies such as Rhino Records, Virgin Records, and Island Records.
State Bar of Michigan, Legal Assistants Section, past Education Chair
Civic, Cultural & Social Activities
Taft School, Ferndale, Michigan, Open classroom advisory Committee, past member
Henry Ford Community College, Legal Research and Writing Instructor
"Report of Legal Assistant's Section Survey," Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 75, #3, pgs. 30-33
"Why Aren't More Attorneys Using Paralegals"? Legal Assistant Today, Vol. 13, #3, pgs. 57-61