Real Estate Paralegal Experience: 13 Education: Bachelors of Arts Location: Atlanta, GA Salary: $55K

Highly organized, focused, and detail-oriented professional, with broad-based experience in office and clerical administration. Armed with expertise in preparing and drafting a wide array of legal documents, researches, and petitions while ensuring their accuracy and confidentiality. Known for excellent organizational, problem-solving, and communication capabilities; complemented with outstanding work ethic and unsurpassed dedication to consistently produce remarkable.


Long Description

Legal and Paralegal Administration | General Law Practice | Core Business Operations | Public and Client Relations Regulatory Compliance and Standards | Legal Drafting and Documentation | Contract Negotiations, Consumer Bankruptcy- Creditor Collections
 
Qualifications Profile
Highly organized, focused, and detail-oriented professional, with broad-based experience in office and clerical administration. Armed with expertise in preparing and drafting a wide array of legal documents, researches, and petitions while ensuring their accuracy and confidentiality. Known for excellent organizational, problem-solving, and communication capabilities; complemented with outstanding work ethic and unsurpassed dedication to consistently produce remarkable.
 
Professional Experience
Corporate Paralegal/Administrative Assistant                                                                                              2015- current

  • Assist Director of Legal Services in preparing integral corporate documents/materials.
  • Work with counsel to prepare all documents required to form corporations partnerships and limited liability companies in any state.
  • Assist Director of Legal Services in the preparation of documentation for amendments, withdrawals, mergers and dissolutions of corporations, partnerships and/or limited liability companies.
  • Create and maintain corporate minute books. Work directly with attorneys and clients during closings and corporate transactions.
  • Provide Director with assistance in the preparation for and closing of various corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings. Prepare audit letters for distribution to auditors and clients.
  • Gather litigation and billing information to prepare draft responses to auditors' requests for information.
  • Prepare/conduct UCC Filings/Searches. Assist lawyers in the preparation and filing of UCC filings and handle UCC filing search requests in all states.
  • Work with Internal Revenue Service. Assist with the completion and filing of SS-4 Forms with the Internal Revenue Service for the purpose of obtaining Employee Identification Numbers (EINs) for corporations, partnerships and/or limited liability companies. –
  • Assist with preparation of closings for acquisition and disposition of properties.
 
Business and Real Estate Paralegal                                                                                                          2015–2015
  • Negotiated favorable terms and lease agreements for the company, authorizing the Cricket Wireless as dealer, while observing adherence to set-forth standards of the board of directors and general counsel.
  • Assumed responsibility in documenting the final draft process through complete execution in coordination with landlord; preparation of checks and agreements; and acquiring of finalized signature from responsible parties across the company
  • Utilized tracking software in receiving completed leases; assisting with rental payment setup; and documenting necessary terms.
  • Closely coordinated with field teams in establishing necessary utilities and other services for locations’ operation.
  • Played as a main contact point for company with local county governments and municipalities for permits, licensing, new locations, applications completion, and fees verifications.
 
Paralegal                                                                                                                                                           2014
  • Took part in assessing incoming complaints, documenting new matters, and opening electronic files. Demonstrated adeptness in initiating the following paralegal duties: Assessment and documentation of incoming complaints
  • Acquiring of appropriate legal counsel
  • Gathering of discovery and drafting of response and answers
  • Preparation of hearing and trial
  • Evaluation of contracts, non-disclosure agreement (NDA), and confidentiality agreement Promptly responded to and addressed litigation issues, while dealing with diverse settlement.
 
Paralegal                                                                                                                                                        2013–2014
  • Performed various administrative and clerical functions, such as organizing documents, managing document production, and stamping, duplicating, redacting, and indexing documents.
  • Coordinated with practice support on electronic productions, while organizing documents by subject matter and writing a chronology of facts and production charts.
  • Initiated document searches and factual researches on internal and external document databases and systems.
  • Participated in depositions, which involved organizing documents related to the deponent, preparing for exhibits, taking notes, coordinating exhibits during depositions, and summarizing proceeding highlights.
  • Collaborated with attorneys and the Managing Attorney’s Office in preparing and filing court documents, which entailed organizing briefs, exhibits, and appendices.
  • Served as primary point of contact with different external agencies to manage the progress of documents through litigation order transcripts from reporting services while handling requests from outside counsel.
 
Paralegal                                                                                                                                                                2012
  • Worked in collaboration with the vice president of finance and regulatory in drafting contracts, lease agreements, and service orders; and with the Project Management Team in gathering permits, license, and government agency approvals.
  • Efficiently handled necessary files, records, and legal research in coordination with insurance servicing company.
  • Substantially improved the flow of permit approval by prioritizing multiple applications to County offices, resulting in early turnaround and early completion of projects.
 
Legal Secretary 2011–2012        
  
                                              

Interfaced with three associates for the practice of primarily based in employment law.
  • Spearheaded initiatives in consistently streamlining workflows and support case, while organizing case files and correspondences.
  • Held full accountability for numerous legal documentations, including administering estate and trust matter; tax identification numbers; tax returns; trust agreements; and petitions and pleadings.
  • Fulfilled tasks on complex litigation matters, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requests, and Commission on Human Affairs in timely manner.
  • Contributed strategic insights with the development and implementation of affirmative action plans.
  • Corporate and General Operations Paralegal 2007–2010
  • Closely coordinated with corporate attorneys in drafting internal documents and materials, such as amendments and withdrawals; participated in corporate mergers, dissolutions, partnerships, and limited liability corporations (LLCs).
  • Sourced and consolidated information from partnerships, multistate corporations, and LLCs.
  • Rendered expert oversight on worker injury insurance claims and worker’s compensation litigations.
  • Developed franchise transfer and sales documents for multiunit sales throughout Southeast United States, which involved writing sales agreements; building inventory lists; organizing closing documents; and determining prorated taxes, rent, and salaries.
  • Expertly addressed and resolved landlord-tenant issues for 450 leased locations by handling lease agreement negotiations, writing and updating agreements, obtaining signatures, and ensuring the timely documentation and payment of rent increases.
  • Key liaison with outside counsel in various aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including documentation, due diligence, closing and post-closing activities; ordering and reviewing title commitments, exception documents and surveys, interfaced directly with title company and surveyors to resolve issues or discrepancies
  • Communicated with insurance carriers to handle reporting and review of worker injury cases.
 
 
GLOBAL SIGNAL SERVICES, LLC – SARASOTA, FL
General Operations Paralegal 2003–2007
  • Administered nationwide bankruptcy filings for small and large communication companies through Notice of Filing, accounting records, due balances, proofs of claim, and bankruptcy filings.
 
  • Maintained regular communication with outside counsel for litigation matters, including motions for relief from stay for site space retrieval.
  • Adeptly managed operational shutdown of bankrupt entities and disconnection and removal of property by collaborating with the field engineers.

MASON LAW – CLEARWATER, FL
 
Foreclosure Legal Assistant

FEINBERG, ISAAC, AND SMITH P. A. (DBA DEBT RELIEF LEGAL CENTERS) – TAMPA, FL
 
Legal Assistant
Education and credentialsBachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics | College of New Jersey – Trenton, NJAssociate of Paralegal Studies | Florida Metropolitan University – St. Petersburg, FL Certificate of Paralegal Studies | Florida Metropolitan University – St. Petersburg, FLNotary Public | States of Florida and South Carolina Technical acumenWindows Operating System ~ Cognos ~ PeopleSoft ~ Manage Star ~ Microsoft Office Suite
DeskSite ~ QuickBase ~ Concordance and Summation ~ CounselLink Intuit