Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that Hailey Beaver, Susie DeSue, Kim Peel and Pam Yoder have joined the firm as paralegals.

Hailey Beaver is a Litigation Paralegal and Legal Administrative Assistant in the firm’s Charlotte office and is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal. She holds an associate degree in Office Administration and is a graduate of the Paralegal Certification Program through the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Susie DeSue is a Nurse Paralegal in the firm’s Raleigh office and supports all attorneys with any requests that involve medical expertise. She is a North Carolina Registered Nurse with more than 20 years of experience as a Nurse Paralegal and Independent Legal Nurse Consultant specializing in defense medical practice cases. DeSue is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Nursing.

Kim Peel joins the Cranfill Sumner Charlotte office as a paralegal. She previously worked as a paralegal for Liberty Mutual Insurance in Massachusetts and law firms in Connecticut. Peel received her associate degree as a Legal Assistant from Bay Path College in Massachusetts.

Pam Yoder is a paralegal in the Raleigh office of Cranfill Sumner and supports the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. She has more than 15 years of experience and is a North Carolina Certified Paralegal. Yoder attended Louisburg College where she received an associate degree in Business and Johnston Community College where she received an associate degree in Paralegal Technology.