Hilary Martin has worked in Family Law for over 15 years. She started as a family law paralegal and has been a Law Firm Administrator for the past 12 years. Hilary received her Bachelor of Science in Finance, Real Estate and Law with a Minor in Business Economics from California State University, Long Beach. She also received her Paralegal and Human Resources Management Certificates from the University of California, Irvine.
Hilary is presently an active member of the Orange County, Association of Legal Administrators and is serving as a Co-Chair of the Communications Committee (Newsletter/Website/Social Media). She has also served on the extended board as the co-chair of the General Meeting Speakers Committee, Legal Secretaries Course and the Finance & Technology Section.
Hilary also serves on the Board of Directors for the Orange County Paralegal Association, and is on the Audit Committee. Hilary served as the Compendium editor and the Scholarship chair in 2017. Hilary has also served on the Executive Committee as Treasurer in 2013 and 2014, President in 2011 and 2012, and Vice President of Administration 2009 and 2010. Prior to that, in 2008, 2009, and 2010, Hilary served as Educational Conference Co-Chair, and the Compendium Coordinator. Hilary has also served as the Family Law Section Chair in 2008 through 2011.
Hilary also received the 2014 National Affiliates Award from the National Association of Legal Assistants and the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Orange County Paralegal Association.