Until her recent move to the business side of information technology contracts, Sharon Lunsford spent her in-house paralegal career working for international retail corporations with a mix of corporate and franchise locations. Having also dealt with corporate maintenance, trademarks, real estate and law department administration matters, she most recently specialized in franchising. Sharon holds a B.A. in psychology and an M.A. in comparative politics. Her paralegal training consisted of an intensive on-the-job sink-or-swim introduction and was maintained by general and specialized continuing legal education.