Paula served as an Administrative Assistant for two Gainesville area law firms for 9 years before joining the District 8 Medical Examiner Office in 2005. Through the years, Paula has become the hub of the District 8 Medical Examiner Office and main link with most of our stakeholders. Paula has also acquired expertise in records management thanks to her participation in trainings provided by the Department of State and the Florida Records Management Association. In 2019, Paula became a member of the Florida Emergency Mortuary Operations Response System (FEMORS) where she serves as a Time and Travel Specialist. She is also a member of the Florida Association of Medical Examiners.