Gretchen Lichtenberger, a Registered Process Server, Certified Paralegal and Judgment Recovery Specialist, will be teaching a class on “Getting paid on your past-due invoices” at the Orange County District meeting, on May 30, 2013. The class will cover the small claims court process and what to expect in court.
Gretchen started out as an independent contractor for an attorney service and within the first year she started her own company ‘You’ve Been Served’, specializing in the difficult serves. While being a process server, she served documents for several judgment recovery companies and started learning the judgment business. She then decided to go to paralegal school and obtained her certificate from UC Santa Barbara Extension, an ABA approved school. After obtaining her paralegal certificate, Gretchen started her own judgment recovery business called ‘Justice Matters’.
Gretchen is an approved Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) provider for the State Bar of California giving talks to legal professionals on service of process, and ethics of judgment enforcement. She has also been a speaker at Private Investigator Conferences and group meetings throughout California.
Gretchen always has her nose in the code-books and case laws that pertain to her chosen professions so she can stay current. Knowing the laws regarding your profession not only protects you from persecution but it also affords you ways to increase your revenue lawfully.
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Gretchen Lichtenberger, Registered Process Server, Paralegal and Judgment Enforcement Specialist, offers step-by-step instructions in The Postal Kit on how to obtain the physical address for a subject using a Post Office Box or a Private Mail Box.
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The 2013 PICA Board of Directors were introduced at the Annual Business Meeting and took the oath of office, administered by David Queen, attorney, private investigator and banquet keynote speaker. Pictured from left to right, Immediate Past President, Gary Brummond, President, J. Corey Friedman, 1st Vice President, Len Newcomb, Capitol District Director, Rob Dick, Inland Empire Ambassador, Larry Smith, Executive Director, Ann Marie Batesole, San Diego Director, Jose Newman and South Valley Director, Thomas Haverty. Board members not pictured include, 2nd Vice President, Sam Nassrouie, Secretary/Treasurer, Taryn Hook, Bay Area Ambassador, Larry Taormina, Central Coast Director, Roy Howat, Los Angeles Director, Steve Wachtel and San Diego Ambassador, Michael Cohen.