Paralegal - Efiling Experience: 18 Education: Location: Atlanta, GA Salary: $55K

Seasoned, detail-oriented legal professional with broad range of experience. Drafted pleadings for all phases of discovery.  Processed production in response to Subpoenas and Requests for Production.  Drafted, edited and formatted various legal documents and correspondence.  Filed pleadings electronically with state and federal courts.  Managed litigation team electronic files.  Calendared discovery dates, scheduled conferences and maintained calendars.  Entered time for attorneys and paralegals in accordance with ABA billing guidelines. 


Long Description

SUMMARY:
  • Seasoned, detail-oriented legal professional with broad range of experience.
  • Drafted pleadings for all phases of discovery. 
  • Processed production in response to Subpoenas and Requests for Production. 
  • Drafted, edited and formatted various legal documents and correspondence. 
  • Filed pleadings electronically with state and federal courts. 
  • Managed litigation team electronic files. 
  • Calendared discovery dates, scheduled conferences and maintained calendars. 
  • Entered time for attorneys and paralegals in accordance with ABA billing guidelines. 
 
September, 2016 to present
Legal Assistant/Litigation
2012 – 2016    

Legal Assistant Litigation Department, CNN
  • Processed production in response to Subpoenas and Requests for Production.
  • Managed litigation team electronic files.
  • Performed searches, maintained and organized litigation forms file.
  • Maintained/updated bankruptcy tracking chart.
  • Maintained/updated ad sales tracking chart.
  • Pulled fees in coordination with billing team, including for various attorney inquiries and reports, such as Litigation Report and Reserves.
  • Created, updated Year End Fee Report.
2008 – 2011
Legal Assistant – Partner, Counsel, Commercial Litigation

  • Drafted pleadings for all phases of discovery.
  • Filed pleadings electronically with state and federal courts.
  • Scheduled depositions.
  • Retrieved/redacted exhibits for motions.
  • Calendared discovery dates.
2006 – 2008
Legal Assistant, Premises Liability, Workers’ Compensation, Insurance Defense

  • Filed pleadings electronically with state and federal courts.
  • Scheduled depositions and mediations.
  • Indexed/summarized deposition transcripts.
  • Prepared and filed board forms for State Board of Workers’ Compensation.
  • Prepared and processed settlement documentation, including filing Stipulation of
  • Dismissal with court.
1997 – 2006
Legal Assistant – Partner, Products Liability/Medical Malpractice, Insurance Defense

  • Drafted pleadings for all phases of discovery.
  • Prepared “shell” discovery responses.
  • Scheduled depositions.
  • Retrieved exhibits for motions.
  • Filed pleadings electronically with federal court.
  • Prepared and processed settlement documentation, including filing Stipulation of
  • Dismissal with court.
 
SKILLS:Proficient in Power PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, iManage, FileSite,
Worksite, PeachCourt, Odyssey, Concur, DTE, Inet and Philips SpeechExec Enterprise
Transcribe software. Typing – 80 wpm.