Lenda Murnane has worked in the legal field for over 25 years with a focus in areas of probate, guardianship and estate planning. Lenda received an Associate Degree in Applied Secretarial Science, Legal Office Operations from the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon in 1985. Lenda further pursued her legal education and received a Certificate of Achievement in Paralegal Studies from the Clark County Community College in 2004 and subsequently became a Certified Paralegal in 2005. Lenda has been employed as a paralegal at the law office of Michaelson & Associates, Ltd. since June of 2016 and primarily assists the attorneys and clients with obtaining guardianship over their family members, the elderly and the homeless population, in addition to assisting the attorneys with contested guardianships cases.
Lenda has been an active member of the Las Vegas Valley Paralegal Association (LVVPA) and the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) since 2005 and frequently attends NALA’s annual Conference and Expo as part of her ongoing continuing legal education.
When she isn’t working full-time, Lenda enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering, traveling, hiking and gardening. Lenda is an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Henderson and serves as a home bound minister to those members in the community who are elderly, sick or confined to their homes, nursing homes or hospital. In addition, Lenda serves on the Board for Friends in the Desert, a nonprofit corporation that provides hot meals to the homeless and disadvantage in a dignified environment. For the past two years she has also volunteered with the Nevada Veteran’s Parade as a member of the Michaelson & Associates team.