Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Date of Birth:
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A highly talented, knowledgeable and experienced legal assistant with a proven track record of giving top assistance to partners in both Litigation and most recently, Bankruptcy law including all facets of secretarial and paralegal responsibilities; independently work client files relative to client and attorney case status, self-taught and trained on ECF and Best Case bankruptcy software, successfully interact with clients to generate repeat and referral business.

  • Case management
  • Bankruptcy law familiarity
  • MS Office proficient
  • Knowledge of ECF filing

  • Transcription
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Word processing

  • Oversaw at least 75 bankruptcy cases at all times.
  • Wrote a step-by-step procedure manual to help other legal secretaries and staff understand ECF filing and office practices.
  • Received praise from corporate clients for organizational and communication skills.
  • Generated, typed, formatted and edited letters, documents, motions, briefs and client forms.
  • Electronically filed multiple motions, proofs of claims and other legal documents with Bankruptcy Court on a day to day basis.

Bankruptcy Legal Assistant, 04/2012 - Current
Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins And Mott L.L.P. Amarillo, TX,
  • Conducted client interviews and all client intake services.
  • Met with clients and other legal professionals to discuss case details.
  • Interpreted and relayed legal information in a clear format for clients.
  • Processed all assigned cases according to company and client service level agreements.
  • Managed communication with courts regarding status of petitions and granted orders.

Bankruptcy Legal Assistant, 09/2007 - 04/2012
Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins And Mott L.L.P. Garland, TX,
  • Prepared Motions for Relief, Proof of Claims, Objections, Affidavits and other legal documents for partners of the firm.
  • E-filed legal documents with the Bankruptcy Court on a daily basis.
  • Daily updated and organized Court calendar for attorneys
  • Daily completed assignments on time and ahead of schedule while in a fast-paced and stressful environment.
Volunteer Worker in the United Kingdom, 01/2004 - 09/2007
City Of Rochester - Ny Rochester, NY,
  • Worked side by side with a nightclub chaplain as a volunteer in the United Kingdom (England, Scotland and Wales) working with the homeless, the drug and alcohol addicted and the lonely.
  • On call contact for police and emergency personnel
  • Upon completion of my volunteer work in the UK, my former boss at Ellis, Painter (I first worked there from 2003-2004) contacted me and offered to fly me back to the USA if I would work for him again; I accepted.
Legal Secretary, 08/2001 - 2003
Brennan & Wasden City, STATE,
  • Assistant to partner and several associates doing litigation work.
  • Transcribed many documents including letters, pleadings, discovery and deposition outlines.
  • Attorney billing.
  • Reception.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1991
Summerville Union High School - Tuolumne, California
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Professional References - ,
  • Tonya Green, Servicing agent and former client at Green Tree Servicing. Phone: (605) 381-3485
  • Daniel Jenkins, Attorney at Ellis, Painter, Ratterree & Adams. Email: Phone: (XXX) 233-9700
  • Julie Kryder, Office Manager at Brennan & Wasden. Email: Phone: (XXX) 232-6700

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  • Summerville Union High School
  • Professional References

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  • Bankruptcy Legal Assistant
  • Bankruptcy Legal Assistant
  • Volunteer Worker in the United Kingdom
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