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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

College Graduate with an ABA approved Paralegal Certificate, with ten plus years in Human Resources Management. Experience with Real Estate, Title, Loan servicing and faculty for legal research. Highly skilled in evidence gathering and legal document analysis. Capable of managing complex scheduling, client interviews and trial support.

Legal Skills

Exceptional writer/editor with Excellent oral communication skills

Experience with legal software; My Case and Abacus software

Legal Document Preparation and Research.

MS Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lexis Advance, Lexis CourtLink

Calm under Pressure

Resourcefulness, ability to anticipate needs, sound judgment, and tact.

Appropriately direct questions and requests from all levels within the organization.

Team-orientated and a collaborative spirit.

Strong business acumen and responsive, service-oriented attitude

Thoughtful decision-maker with good judgment

Privacy and confidentiality

Civil, Criminal, Estate/Elder law experience-Torts, Employment Law, Estate.

Knowledge of local, state and federal laws

Exceptional Organization, Independent analysis

Work History
Asst. Paralegal, 03/2020 to 04/2020
Alliancebernstein Holding LpAtlanta, GA,
  • Elder Law Practice, full service law office. Concentrating on Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Revocable Trust, Irrevocable Trust, Special Needs Trust, Power of Attorney, Health Care Directives, Probate, Medi-Cal Planning, Including Medi-Cal Crisis Planning.
  • Responsible for preparing new trust files in Abacus Law, and assist attorney in completing estate plans.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Followed-up on status of releases, policies and return of recorded documents.
  • Checked signatures and legal descriptions for accuracy and integrity.
  • Originated, reviewed, processed, closed and administered Estate and Probate cases.
  • Kept up-to-date on case progress by frequently reviewing records and reporting findings to clients.
Legal Assistant, 10/2019 to 02/2020
Tuolumne County Public Defender, Conflict CounselCity, STATE,
  • Collected and prepared pre-trial discoveries, records and evidence, including interviews of witnesses, clients and law enforcement
  • Managed day-to-day legal activities such as subpoena services for Conflict office with one attorney
  • Reviewed case files and reported case progress to clients
  • Answering telephone and coordinated meetings and conferences
  • Answered prison line from inmates inquiring about their case(s)
  • Contacted clients to schedule appointments and discuss progress of cases
  • Strictly adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data
  • Performed word processing and editing of documents
  • Filing court documents and legal pleadings with court clerk on behalf of attorney
California Injury Agency LLP, 07/2019 to 10/2019
Paralegal-InternCity, STATE,
  • Developed polished legal documents, including motions and briefs, to support litigation processes and court proceedings
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings and briefs
  • Researched Constitutional laws and regulations and delivered analysis and assessments to Attorney
  • Examined and generated memos on statutory law, case law, federal and state regulations using online research databases, such as Lexis , and print sources
  • Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents
  • Strictly adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings
  • Collected and prepared pre-trial discoveries, records and evidence, including interviews of clients
  • Produced legal documents such as briefs, pleadings and appeals
  • Prepared interrogatories, requests for admissions, production of documents.
Scott Cole & Associates APC, 01/2019 to 02/2019
Paralegal InternCity, STATE,
  • Researched applicable laws and codes to analyze factual information and prepare summary reports.
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as briefs and memos
  • Reviewed legal information and proofed documentation for errors.
  • Adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Answered questions from management and presented information effectively.
  • Researched government laws and regulations and delivered analysis and assessments to Lawyers.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Reviewed and analyzed government and judicial structures, as well as arbitration concepts and negotiation techniques.
  • Researched employment laws and regulations and delivered analysis and assessments to Lawyers.
  • Examined and generated memos on statutory law, case law and federal and state regulations using online research databases, such as Lexis and print sources.
  • Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and to prepare cases, using my Paralegal training and my Human Resources experience
Education
Paralegal Certificate: Paralegal Studies ABA Approved, Expected in 2020
John F Kennedy University - Pleasant Hill, CA
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Finance And Economics , Expected in
California State University - San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
GPA:
Affiliations
  • Member, American Bar Association since 2018.
  • Member, Stanislaus County Bar Association, 2019

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School Attended

  • John F Kennedy University
  • California State University - San Bernardino

Job Titles Held:

  • Asst. Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant
  • California Injury Agency LLP
  • Scott Cole & Associates APC

Degrees

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science

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