Linda Tiller, Senior Litigation Paralegal

Linda Tiller recently retired after spending 40 years working for the Department of the Navy. Fresh out of high school, she spent 20 years working for the Office of the Judge Advocate General, Appellate Defense Division, where she gained extensive experience in appellate litigation. She assisted in the
representation of Navy and Marine Corps servicemembers in appellate review before the Navy Court of
Military Review, Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. Supreme Court. Her role was reviewing new appeals and assigning cases to counsel, drafting motions, correspondence and managing support staff of up to 5 civilian and 2 enlisted legal men.

Enlisted by a former Appellate Defense Director, she furthered her legal education and obtained her
Certification in Paralegal Studies. Taking her new certification, she began working for the Navy Surgeon General’s Legal Team. She was able to hone her research experience in ethics reviews, and FOIA requests.

Contacted by the Office of the General Counsel, Navy Litigation Office she was offered and accepted a
position as the sole paralegal to a staff of 30 attorneys. Her primary focus was litigation support for
contract appeals and civilian personnel cases. She provided support to staff representing the government in complex government contract appeals before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals and United States Court of Federal Claims.

Linda received numerous accolades and awards. She is most proud of her Navy-Marine Corps Unit
Commendation Award as well as her Civilian Meritorious Service Commendation. In her spare time, Linda enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and 4 grandchildren. She supports local sports teams, attending games and traveling and volunteering for the American Cancer Society.