Deborah R. JesseLegal Assistant
DEBORAH R. JESSE was born in Orlando, Florida in 1963 and has been a resident of Naples since 1989. She is married to Ross, and they have two sons, David and Kyle.
Deborah began working for the LAW OFFICE OF DOUGLAS L. RANKIN, currently located at 2335 Tamiami Trail, North, Suite 308, Naples, Florida 34103, in August of 1992. Prior to August of 1992, she was employed by the Law Firm of William G. Morris for approximately one (1) year as a receptionist/computer operator.
Her primary responsibilities with the LAW OFFICE OF DOUGLAS L. RANKIN include all phases of Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Probate and Estate Planning. She has attended ATIDS Training and FUND classes (which are required to title search real estate) and many other seminars in furtherance of her education.
Deborah was the Naples Area Chamber of Commerce Secretary of the Year in 1994.
Deborah was one of three finalists for Florida Legal Secretary of the Year in 1997, which contest is sponsored by the Florida Association of Legal Secretaries.
Deborah won an award for Outstanding Local Membership Chairman for 1995-1996 from the Florida Association of Legal Secretaries.
Deborah held the office of President of the Collier County Legal Secretaries Association n/k/a Collier Legal Support Professionals for the years 1997-1999. She has been a member of the organization since 1992, and was an officer from 1993-1999.
In October of 2000, Deborah won the honor of Legal Support Professional of the Year, which award is given by the Collier Legal Support Professionals Association from blind nominations.
Deborah is also currently attending college part-time to complete her degree in Paralegal Studies and is maintaining a 3.2 average.
Deborah is a Florida Registered Paralegal, a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants and an associate member of the Collier County Bar Association.