Bernadette Seals supports attorneys who fight for the rights of employees
in discrimination and retaliation cases, whistleblower investigations,
wage and hour disputes and the negotiation of executive employment agreements
and severance packages.
Bernadette received her Bachelors of Business Administration from Mercer
University in Macon, Georgia, and her paralegal certificate from the National
Center for Paralegal Training’s ABA-approved program.
Prior to joining Buckley Beal, she served as a senior litigation/employment
paralegal. Prior to that she worked in the litigation department of a
national law firm for 25 years where she began her paralegal career. At
her previous firms she was involved in employment matters and complex
litigation. Her experience includes assisting attorneys from case inception
through trial and the appellate process.
Bernadette completed 10 years as a member of the City Schools of Decatur
Board of Education, where she served as both vice-chair and chair. She
and her husband are empty nesters with two adult children. She enjoys
sewing, reading and attending the many festivals that the area has to offer.