bankruptcy paralegal resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Adept at working with a high caseload without sacrificing quality, skill or professionalism. Superior work ethic with top-notch problem-solving, time management and organizational skills; a Reliable and diligent team player with demonstrated success in providing top-notch legal assistance. Familiar with mortgages, real-estate and bankruptcy processes.

  • Debt calculations understanding
  • Court filings management
  • File coordination
  • Proof of claims knowledge
  • Legal documentation and reporting
  • Understands confidentiality
  • Expertise in legal proceedings
  • Bankruptcy law
  • Superb legal research skills
  • Proficient Real estate and tax knowledge
  • Communications
  • Customer service
  • Team building
Bankruptcy Paralegal, 07/2016 to Current
Simon Property Group IncMission Viejo, CA,
  • Oversaw hearing calendar for office and managed filing deadlines.
  • Produced, corrected and submitted professional business correspondence.
  • Accepted and prioritized requests from outside parties.
  • Reviewed account histories with close eye for key details.
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk according to strict deadlines.
  • Consulted with clients, witnesses and legal professionals to define and document case details.
  • Observed strict privacy laws to prevent information breaches and protect client data.
  • Exceeded specific team goals and resolved time-sensitive issues by partnering with staff to share and implement project initiatives.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and took notes to document information.
  • Researched cases and attained affidavits to support supervisors and case needs.
  • Facilitated efficient communication between judges, court administration, government agencies and attorneys.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents associated with litigation process.
  • Responded quickly to client calls and inquiries, asking open-ended questions to deliver applicable information.
  • Scheduled appointments for multiple attorneys and made adjustments and changes as needed.
  • Researched property laws and regulations and delivered reports and analysis to other staff and attorneys within required deadlines.
  • Compiled data from source documents prior to data entry.
  • Performed various clerical tasks, including making phone calls, replying to emails and data entry.
  • Cross-trained employees, enabling completion of all priority tasks during personnel absences.
Building Custodial Supervisor, 07/2013 to 06/2016
Habitat AmericaReservoir Ridge, MD,
  • Standardized purchase of all equipment, tools and supplies to control costs.
  • Wrote and filled reports for all accidents and injuries.
  • Helped team members use supplies efficiently to achieve department objectives and reduce waste.
  • Interviewed and chose best candidates for each role.
  • Assigned specific tasks to individual team members and evaluated performance.
  • Reviewed contracts and project requirements to determine service, equipment and personnel needs.
  • Established and enforced procedures and work standards, promoting team performance and safety.
  • Kept detailed progress records to hit strict deadlines and adjust plans.
  • Inspected completed work to maintain high-standards of finished projects.
  • Oversaw supply and tool inventory and replenished supplies, liaising with vendors to obtain cost-effective pricing.
  • Complied with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Identified and corrected performance and personnel issues to reduce impact to business operations.
  • Created training manual for all employees to use as reference guide.
  • Performed scheduled and surprise inspections of worksites to gauge technician skill and performance in field.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Established and maintained operating schedules to provide effective coverage for key areas and achieve objectives.
  • Interviewed applicants, recommended individuals for hiring and evaluated staff performance.
  • Performed minor equipment repairs to keep jobs on task and notified maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Resolved customer complaints and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Monitored equipment, checked supplies and coordinated manpower to meet expected demand.
Team Leader Supervisor, 08/2011 to 08/2013
Matrix Quality ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Delegated tasks to multiple employees while maintaining efficient workplace.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Achieved safety standards by maximizing prevention and reducing accidents.
  • Trained, mentored and supported high-performing team, providing regular performance review, feedback and coaching in deficient areas.
  • Supervised, trained and evaluated over 25+ employees in the Automotive industry.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to conform with materials specifications and quality standards.
  • Read and interpreted work order specifications and information to plan, schedule and carry out jobs effectively.
  • Reviewed production orders, schedules, delivery dates and inventory levels to determine product availability.
  • Met other supervisors and business leaders to plan and guide workflow and operations.
  • Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to operate at peak levels and meet challenging demands.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by following up on any negative feedback and taking appropriate measure to resolve complaints.
  • Achieved and surpassed production targets through effective staff management, task allocation and materials coordination.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Addressed employee and production issues to determine and implement optimal resolutions, preventing wasted resources and maintaining schedules.
  • Kept areas clean, neat and inspection-ready at all times to comply wiith product guidelines.
  • Produced thorough reports detailing findings and proposed recommendations.
  • Compared samples to standards and specifications by performing detailed measurements and tests.
  • Performed visual and dimensional inspections on manufactured parts.
  • Assisted with correcting systemic problems in order to eliminate errors.
  • Completed routine inspections of components and products to fulfill quality assurance requirements.
  • Monitored and upheld safe operating procedures and clean area mandates to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Conducted tests on product samples and recorded results.
  • Provided quality support to ensure that products met quality standards and customer requirements.
  • Recorded lot numbers and serial numbers in various computer and traditional paper systems for traceability of all items produced.
  • Monitored daily performance of production team to identify and address issues affecting quality product output.
Assistant Manager, 05/2009 to 09/2011
Exxon-MobilCity, STATE,
  • Directed and led employees, supervising activities to drive productivity and efficiency.
  • Enhanced sales by implementing merchandising and promotional improvements.
  • Organized schedules, workflows and shift coverage to meet expected business demands.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Initiated inventory control measures to manage and replenish stock, maintain cost levels and meet customer demand.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Collaborated with store manager to develop strategies for achieving sales and profit goals.
  • Analyzed monthly sales and performance reports to support operational planning and strategic decision making.
  • Cultivated hands-on training, assessment, guidance and performance monitoring programs to coach and mentor employees.
  • Mentored staff to enhance skills and achieve daily targets, using hands-on and motivational leadership.
  • Completed inventory audits to identify losses and project demand.
  • Managed personnel scheduling, facilitating adequate coverage to meet demand.
Education and Training
: Dental Assisting, Expected in to Ross Medical Education Center - Brighton, MI
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2007 to Kettering High School - Waterford, MI,

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School Attended

  • Ross Medical Education Center
  • Kettering High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bankruptcy Paralegal
  • Building Custodial Supervisor
  • Team Leader Supervisor
  • Assistant Manager


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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