B.S. in Business Administration, University of Mumbai, 1997
Certificate, Paralegal Studies – University of Maryland University College, 2014.
Before joining the firm in February 2008, Ms. Bhatt was an administrative assistant with Montgomery County Public Schools assisting the Office of Human Resources and Employee Retiree Service Center in processing the State Retirement Agency pension enrollment applications and designation of beneficiary forms according to the State of Maryland guidelines.
Ms. Bhatt joined the firm as a Case Manager which involved managing the case flow on continuing basis, delegating administrative tasks, monitoring attorneys and established time targets, managing billing set up, and handling specific case assignments.
Since completing her paralegal certification, Ms. Bhatt handles estate planning which involves communication with clients, preparation of estate planning documents and special needs trusts. She prepares and files Medicaid applications, recertifications, and appeals which involves communications with clients, financial entities, and the agency. Ms. Bhatt assists attorneys in preparing Guardianship petitions, probate petitions, estate accountings, court filings, legal research, and specialized projects.