Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that Marilyn Bartlett has joined the firm as a paralegal based in its Raleigh office. She will be assisting the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group.

Prior to joining Cranfill Sumner, Bartlett served as a contract employee for the North Carolina Department of Justice.  She earned her paralegal certificate from Meredith College and has 24 years of experience in the legal field.  She has a wide range of practice experience including contract, employment, construction, and workers’ compensation law, as well as over seven years’ experience in medical malpractice defense.

Bartlett is a former member of the service sorority Epsilon Sigma Alpha and was the 1992 North Carolina Woman of the Year.  Bartlett is a trained singer who has earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Vocal Performance and has sung with the Charlotte Opera Chorus and the Raleigh Oratorio Society.