Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino (VLMG)

Carmen Serrano

Managing Paralegal

With over 20 years of experience, Carmen Serrano is a seasoned construction litigation paralegal working out of VLMG’s Tysons Corner office.  She is responsible for workflow coordination for her team and assists attorneys and clients with all phases and aspects of complex construction litigation, including: document analysis and production; discovery; creating and maintaining electronic databases; deposition preparation; trial preparation; and appeals.  Carmen is experienced in handling large document, multi-party, multi-million dollar litigation matters in state and federal courts, as well as arbitration proceedings.

With the lawyers at VLMG, Carmen has been the lead paralegal on dozens of complex construction disputes, with amounts in controversy ranging from $100,000 to almost $1 Billion. She has managed document/ESI productions involving 7 million documents, and has served as lead trial paralegal in complex construction cases ranging from a four-week jury trial in eastern Wyoming, to a ten-week arbitration hearing in Las Vegas, to a three-day jury trial in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia’s “Rocket Docket.”