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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Diligent Family Law Paralegal with in-depth understanding of family court proceedings, procedures and standards. Able to calmly work with all parties during stressful situations. Offering a number of years or related experience. Family Law Paralegal skilled supporting research through reviewing debt and assets, financial histories and reports. Organized and resourceful with dedication to helping resolve family legal issues through mediation and negotiation. Hardworking professional knowledgeable about preparing relevant documents such as motions, statements and parenting plans. Insightful Family Law Paralegal with many years of experience. Background includes mediation, court hearings and settlement support. Caring and compassionate with excellent communication and problem-solving abilities. Experienced in offering strong attention to detail while reviewing documents, checking sites and searching titles. Well-versed in logistical complexities of trial preparation. Legal Secretary with many years of successful experience in Family Law and Bankruptcy. Multi-talented and consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

Skills
  • Proof of claims understanding
  • File management
  • Litigation support
  • Criminal laws
  • Case Management
  • Criminal law
  • Legal jargon knowledge
  • Problem resolution
  • Project organization
  • Customer service
  • Document preparation
  • Court filings expertise
  • Civil law
  • Court transcription
  • Document filing
  • Exceptional writer
  • Organization
  • Business operations
  • Communications
  • Relationship development
Education
Myers Park High School Charlotte, NC Expected in 06/1958 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Queens Business College Charlotte, NC, Expected in : - GPA :
Work History
Chubb - Bankruptcy Paralegal - Currently a Remote Position
Baltimore, MD, 06/1992 - Current
  • Received and triaged requests for information.
  • Wrote, edited and efficiently transmitted correspondence.
  • Met all filing deadlines by accurately maintaining hearing calendar for office.
  • Developed and assisted in management of cases.
  • Answered a number of client calls per day to respond to inquiries, using open-ended questioning skills to attain applicable information.
  • Drafted correspondence and pleadings to appropriate attorney.
  • Adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Assisted with client interviews and took meticulous notes for inclusion in various bankruptcy pleadings.
  • Prepared and filed pleadings with Bankruptcy Court via internet.
  • Developed polished legal documents, including motions and briefs, to support litigation processes and court proceedings.
Chubb - Legal Secretary
Columbus, OH, 07/1987 - 07/1992
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
  • Scheduled and made appointments for attorneys.
  • Supported team of two attorneys in practice of Family law and Real Estate Closing documents.
  • Answered and directed calls using multi-line switchboard.
  • Developed and maintained filing and retrieval systems.
  • Scheduled all appointments, appearances and briefings.
  • Received and placed telephone calls to clients and prospective clients.
  • Created, indexed and maintained client binders.
  • Prepared legal correspondence and wrote professional letters for attorneys.
  • Entered new cases into company database.
  • Screened telephone calls and forwarded to appropriate attorney.
  • Organized files for court proceedings.
  • Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for staff and management, maintaining postage meter and coordinating with delivery and courier services.
  • Obtained signatures from attorneys for legal documents.
  • Processed appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
  • Transcribed legal documents and phone conversations. Also transcribed depositions and other documents for Hank & Mary Lou Cross Court Reporting and for Elaine Smith, Court Reporter, on weekends.
Cheatam & Palermo - Legal Secretary
City, STATE, 06/1978 - 06/1987
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
  • Scheduled and made appointments for four attorneys.
  • Supported team of three attorneys in practice of family law, probate and labor law.
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
  • Answered and directed calls using multi-line switchboard.
  • Developed and maintained filing and retrieval systems.
  • Created expense reports and time sheets for two-person office.
  • Scheduled all appointments, appearances and briefings.
  • Received and placed telephone calls to clients and prospective clients.
  • Prepared legal correspondence and wrote professional letters for legal assistants and attorneys.
  • Entered new cases into company database.
  • Screened telephone calls and forwarded to appropriate departments.
  • Organized files for court proceedings.
  • Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for staff and management, maintaining postage meter and coordinating with delivery and courier services.
  • Obtained signatures from attorneys for legal documents.
  • Processed appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
  • Transcribed legal documents and phone conversations.
Additional Information

Currently employed in a Remote Bankruptcy position since 2017 preparing all correspondence, emails, affidavits, motions, orders, bankruptcy petitions and downloading to Bankruptcy Court. My current employer, J. Michael Combs, is in the process of retiring from practice. Thus I am seeking replacement employment.

Please feel free to contact to Rose Palermo, Denty Cheatham (XXX-244-4270), Abby Rubenfeld (XXX-386-9077) and Michael Combs (XXX-255-7449) for references.

Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you.

Jessica Claire

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School Attended

  • Myers Park High School
  • Queens Business College

Job Titles Held:

  • Bankruptcy Paralegal - Currently a Remote Position
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Secretary

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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