A resident intake specialist at Shegerian & Associates, Tom Routson is often the first line of contact for new clients at the firm. He collects all the potential new clients’ information and descriptions of their complaints in order for the Shegerian & Associates legal team to effectively review and assess each case and determine what can be done to help each potential client with his or her respective issue. For prospective new clients, he writes detailed summaries about each individual situation and makes decisions about what is pertinent or not to the legal matters at hand. He is also skilled at performing legal research and is working on his law degree at USD’s School of Law School.