This section honors San Diego County's outstanding Legal Secretaries of 2009, who were chosen by an independent panel based on Team Player Attitude, Substantive Knowledge, Technical & Computer Savvy, Public Relations & Personality, and Professionalism.
Alma Truax-Padilla is a legal secretary at Fish & Richardson PC, where she assists two attorneys in the firm's IP litigation department and previously assisted one attorney in the corporate department.
Truax-Padilla worked at Gordon & Rees LLP as a legal secretary in the firm's IP litigation department where she also served as translator and interpreter for the firm's international clients. Previously, she worked as a legal secretary and office manager at Emge & Associates.
Truax-Padilla enjoys traveling, running and photography.