LaResa joined St. Jude in 2007 and has held positions as Contract Management Specialist, Contract Review/Risk Management Specialist, Senior Paralegal, and Legal and Risk Analyst. LaResa earned a Bachelors from the University of Memphis and a Masters of Professional Paralegal Studies from the George Washington University School of Law in Washington, D.C. Since she joined St Jude she has taken a lead role in developing our contracts management and litigation hold systems and has been heavily involved with updating the hospital's contract administration policy and its standard terms and conditions. She has served the legal profession through volunteer roles with the American Health Lawyers Association. She's recently become a member of CLOC, and has recently become an active member of the Association of Corporate Counsel Legal Operations Group.