Paralegal Diploma – 2007 (graduating with distinction)
Sara Zanotto joined Virgin Hickman as a Paralegal in January 2018 to provide support in all aspects of file management from commencement through to mediation, trial or settlement. Sara takes immense pride in her work and is determined to make a positive difference, taking a personal interest in and responsibility for all files she manages. Her professionalism, strong work ethic and attention to detail are evident in her work product and dealings with clients.
Prior to joining Virgin Hickman, Sara spent 10 years working closely with some of the “The Best Lawyers in Canada” as recognized for work in insurance law by Best Lawyers. She developed expertise in the area of civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance defence, including product liability, occupiers liability, property damage, motor vehicle and construction claims, personal injury and malpractice claims against various professionals.
Sara has extensive experience with document review, including gathering and analyzing evidence, in all aspects of the organization and management of files. She is responsible for drafting pleadings and application materials, retaining and instructing expert witnesses, and liaising with clients.
Outside of the office, Sara enjoys weight lifting, finding healthy alternatives to recipes and spending time with her family. She also has an appreciation for muscle cars & drag racing.