Tina M. Ziegler is an Advanced Certified Paralegal and the Director of the Paralegal Division at the law firm of Hammerman & Hultgren, P.C. in Phoenix, AZ which specializes in collection law. She has worked for the firm since October 1994 and is the paralegal to Partner, Stanley M. Hammerman. Ms. Ziegler also oversees the Legal Department, managing a paralegal and a legal assistant. She earned her Associates degree in Legal Assisting from Phoenix College, graduating with high distinction in May 1995. She went on to obtain her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Sciences from Arizona State University, graduating summa cum laude in December 2002. Ms. Ziegler has extensive knowledge of collection law and the process of obtaining and enforcing a judgment. She provides in-house training for her firm and has also spoken at various seminars over the last 15 years on collection law and civil trial practice. Ms. Ziegler is a Past President of the Maricopa County Bar Association’s Paralegal Division and was selected as the Paralegal Member of the Year by the Division in 2012 and 2014. She was selected as the MCBA’s 2016 Recipient of the Robert R. Mills Member of the Year Award and was the first non-attorney to receive this honor. She is one of the first non-attorney Members to be elected to the MCBA’s Board of Directors. She is the current Secretary for the Maricopa County Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the MCBA. She is also a member of the NALS of Phoenix association and was selected to receive the 2017 NALS of Phoenix Award of Excellence.