Paralegal Experience: 19 Education: Secretarial Science/Business Administration Location: Marietta, GA Salary: $55K

19 years of experience. Interpersonal skills. Highly motivated and ambitious, deadline oriented, possess the technical expertise and communication skills to Effectively and efficiently assist executive and management personnel.


Long Description

 
CAREER
Excellent Administrative, organization and management skills, proven

OBJECTIVE
Interpersonal skills.  Highly motivated and ambitious, deadline oriented, possess the technical expertise and communication skills to Effectively and efficiently assist executive and management personnel.

 SKILLS
Microsoft Office, (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), WordPerfect, Time Slips, Time Matters, Adobe, iManage, e-Filing, Needles
 
PROFESSIONAL  EXPERIENCE
Paralegal/Legal Assistant

  • Preparation and revisions of discovery, pleadings and correspondence. Preparation of Letters of Administration, Petitions for Discharge. 
  • Communications with clients and opposing counsel. Intake meetings, scheduling depositions and mediations. Input of billable time. 
  • Update and maintain events and client files in Pro Law.  Maintain spreadsheets with case status. 
Paralegal/Legal Assistant and Caregiver 2015-2018
  • Extensive typing and editing of pleadings, discovery, motions, correspondence, memorandums
  • Draft discovery responses and correspondence. Transcribe, edit and proofread all legal documents. Track statute of limitations for all cases. Maintain calendars for attorneys. Input of billable time and proofreading pre-bills, scheduling depositions, mediations. and conference calls. Managed and updated files
Legal/Administrative Assistant, 2007-2015
  • Various Temporary Assignments
  • Transcription and editing of legal documents, correspondence, memorandums. Draft discovery responses. Transcribe, edit and proofread all legal documents. Maintain calendars for attorneys
  • Input of billable time and proofreading pre-bills, scheduling depositions, mediations and conference calls. Trial preparation
Legal Assistant/HR Manager Mobile Home Operations 2005-2007
  • Public Trust Appointment, MS Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina
  • Draft and revise pleadings including but not limited to eviction proceedings, subpoenas, correspondence and memorandums. Schedule travel arrangements, conference calls and meetings.  Maintained time records, payroll, deployments and rotation leave for approximately 220 field personnel. Processed requests for FMLA. Daily operations including conflict resolution, prioritizing workload and scheduling. Review disaster applicant status and data entry into National Emergency Management System database.
 
Legal Assistant, 1999-2005
Litigation, Employment and Labor Law

Received and transcribed legal dictation including pleadings, discovery, correspondence and memorandums. Processed Intake Forms for new clients, obtained and entered all information Prepared subpoenas and witness lists for trials. Maintain attorney CLE credit hours. Prepared and invoiced clients. Maintained office and personal calendar. Maintained daily operation of office including ordering of supplies.