(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Ten-year veteran Paralegal with expert knowledge of all things bankruptcy related, seeks position at thriving firm where her vast experience can be a great addition to any team, while allowing her to expand her legal literacy into other areas of law.

  • Expert proficiency in all Microsoft Applications, Word Processing Software, and Excel
  • Expert experience with Best Case and CIN Compass Bankruptcy Software
  • Expert Knowledge of eFilings systems:,EDDS, ECF and NYSCEF
  • Proof of claims expertise
  • Power of attorney usage and preparation
  • File coordination
  • Expert Knowledge of Bankruptcy Code and State Exemptions
  • Real estate and tax expertise
  • Civil Litigation
  • Expert Familiarity of Electronic File Management Systems
  • File, Records, and Time Keeping Management
  • Typing Speed of 70 WPM
  • Expert level of time and expense tracking
  • Expert Efficiency Organizing and maintaining Schedules and Calendar of hearings and filing deadlines for multiple Attorneys on multiple matters.
Education and Training
CUNY Lehman College Bronx, New York Expected in 2010 Bachelor of Arts : Multimedia Journalism - GPA :
Simon Property Group Inc - Bankruptcy Paralegal
Edinburgh, IN, 01/2011 - 07/2020
  • Sole Bankruptcy Paralegal for Chapter 11 Corporate and Individual Bankruptcy Filings: Extensive Pre-Petition meetings and conferences with Client, listing and valuing all assets, initial sorting of liabilities based on anticipated creditor Class Prepared all Required Schedules, including lists of business and personal assets and liabilities; preparation and filing of all Chapter 11 specific forms Scheduling and Preparation for all Initial Debtor Interviews, Initial Case Conferences, “First Day Motions”.
  • Drafted replies to all Creditors Motions for Relief from the Automatic Stay and any Trustee or US Trustees Motion to dismiss.
  • Prepared and Filed Operating Reports for all Individual and Small Business Chapter 11 Debtors.
  • Expert Knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code, all Federal and New York State Exemptions, and Local Rules in SDNY and EDNY Bankruptcy Courts and all Judge Specific Rules and procedures for Debtors and Debtors Counsel
  • Organized and maintained Schedules and Calendar of hearings for multiple Attorneys in all NY Courts Knowledge of all Bankruptcy Courts AP Procedures and filings Knowledge of State and District Court Appeal Process and Procedures
  • Expert level of time and expense tracking Initial Client/ Debtor Meeting/Intake: First meeting with client, collected all personal financial information, valuing of assets, determining amount of liabilities, prepared initial means test analysis for applicable Debtors Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Filings: Prepared, reviewed with Debtor, and Filed all required schedules and forms via ECF.
  • Prepared and Supplied All Debtor’s forms and Documents to Trustees prior to 341(a) Meeting of Creditors, reviewed and complied any additional information requested by the Chapter 7 or 13 Standing Trustee and United States Trustee Extensive Debtor/Borrower Loan Modification Submissions, analysis, and court approval filings
  • Expert familiarity of all Major banks loan modification and loss mitigation practices and procedures Prepared and Filed all status letters and correspondence with the Court with respects to each individual Debtor’s bankruptcy case.
Simon Property Group Inc - Bankruptcy Paralegal
Edison, NJ, 09/2020 - 03/2021
  • Oversaw hearing calendar for office and managed filing deadlines.
  • Reviewed account histories with close eye for key details.
  • Followed fair debt collection standards in all activities.
  • Produced, corrected and submitted professional business correspondence.
  • Coordinated with multiple departments regarding responsive documents and document retention.
  • Assisted in elements of civil litigation, including initiating and responding to claims, gathering and presenting evidence and client counseling.
  • Consulted with clients, witnesses and legal professionals to define and document case details.
  • Partnered with attorneys to provide detailed performance reports for corrective action planning.
  • Interviewed clients, obtaining vital case information to support associates.
  • Supported leadership by examining deeds of trust to determine grantor, grantee, trustee and loan amounts.
  • Utilized firm specific document software and processes
  • Preparation of all forms an schedules
  • Oversaw collection and organization of client documents by 3 different legal assistants
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC - Temp. Litigation Paralegal
City, STATE, 03/2021 - Current
  • Collected case materials such as evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas.
  • Used New York and New Jersey federal and state electronic filing systems.
  • Consulted with attorneys and case teams to establish workflows supporting efficient document reviews.
  • Assisted litigation teams on legal automation requirements and systems capabilities to facilitate investigatory or litigation decisions, trial preparation and trial presentation.
  • Tracked, stored and organized data in accordance with proper chain of custody protocols.
  • Trained, supported and assisted case teams with best practice use of firm's e-discovery technology solutions, coordinating with and managing outside service providers and vendors.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents.
  • Expertly conduct general Litigation Paralegal duties and responsibilities.
  • Maintained docket for all hearings, conferences and meetings both virtually and in person.
  • Coordinated trial preparation, wrote documents and handled discovery.
  • Collected, sorted and managed files for each case.
  • Identified and analyzed legal documents, discovery documents and contracts.
  • Recording and Reviewing Attorney's Time Entries Time Entries.
  • Prepared Table of Authorities for all briefs and motions.
  • Completed advanced training in research relating to laws, regulations, judicial decisions and legal articles.
  • Consistently maintained high client and attorney satisfaction ratings.
  • Sole Paralegal for multiple adversary proceedings, United States Trustee Audits and inquiries, Federal, State, and Appeals Court discovery

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  • CUNY Lehman College

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  • Bankruptcy Paralegal
  • Bankruptcy Paralegal
  • Temp. Litigation Paralegal


  • Bachelor of Arts

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