Norma Para began her career as a COE worker with the Ascension Parish Clerk of Court in the summer of 1983 and was hired as a full-time deputy clerk later that year. Her original assignment was in the Recording Department and in 1988 was transferred to the Civil Suit Department. In 1993 she was appointed Associate Supervisor of Civil Suits and then promoted to Supervisor in 2012.
Norma is a Certified Deputy Clerk of Court and a member of the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association.
She is a lifelong resident of Ascension Parish and is married to Hampton Para. They reside in Prairieville.