Donna L. Ormerod is the firm’s long-time paralegal who has worked with John Draper for the last 19 years. Much of Donna’s work has been in original jurisdiction cases in the United States Supreme Court. She has been a member of the Paralegal Division of the New Mexico State Bar since 1997. She provides invaluable and knowledgeable support in depositions and other discovery, preparing for trial and in the courtroom, as well as support for negotiations and transactions. Her trial experience includes 137 days in original jurisdiction proceedings before Court-appointed Special Masters. Her trial experience also includes a number of proceedings in New Mexico state courts and administrative proceedings before the New Mexico State Engineer, New Mexico’s top water official. Donna has also been involved in interstate negotiations related to original jurisdiction cases.