Team Player Legal Terminology Written Communication Skills Oral Communication Skills Complex Problem Solving Coordinating Activities Training & Coaching Organizational Ability Ability to work with large Groups Sound Judgment Positive Attitude Calm Under Pressure
08/2014 to 10/2014
Bookkeeper and AssistantThe LAW OFFICES OF TROY KING, LLC – Montgomery, AL
Maintained an operating account and three separate IOLTA accounts Entered all payables into Quick Books Paid all bills by handwritten checks and entered check numbers manually into Quick Books Entered all transaction into Quick Books for all accounts and worked closely with accountant Audited four years for three separate IOLTA accounts Called clients to find out their status of treatment Answered telephone and prepared Intake form for prospective clients Prepared hourly billing statements Inputted all expenses into Needles Provided messages to attorneys through Evernotes and assignments Assisted managing partner with any other tasks as needed.
04/2014 to 07/2014
Executive AssistantWARREN AVERETT, LLC – Montgomery, AL
Used Production Workflow and Practice Engine Programs for tax jobs Opened new client set up Added new jobs in Practice Engine for members Assisted clients and meeting their needs Prepared correspondence for all members assigned Scanned documents into the programs Document and Engagement Scheduled meetings Handled all Healthcare and Banking Roundtable events Sorted taxes for members, tabbed, and distributed in Warren Averett package Assisted members with any other tasks needed.
01/2014 to 08/2014
Sales AssociateDILLARD'S – Montgomery, AL
Greeted and welcomed guests and built relationships Discovered needs and sold merchandise Enthusiastically met and exceeded guests expectations Executed price changes, rung sales, and inventory control Assisted in merchandising through visual placement Reflected the fashion of the store in my look and presentation.
Handled all areas including purchasing all equipment, supplies, licenses, PCLaw billing software, all types of insurance, recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training.
Coordinated all areas of IT installation of server and computer for network for firm.
Obtained and coordinated phone provider, Internet, and e-mail along with installation.
Responsible for recruiting, interviewing and hiring of employees Trained and developed employees on computer software Handled all IT issues for the firm and software purchases Developed and maintained relationships with employment agencies, universities, and other recruitment sources Administrator of compensation and benefit program Attended and participated in meetings with partners regarding human resource issues and overall business function Prepared and analyzed financial budgets on a quarterly basis to decrease overall expenditures Evaluated human resource procedures for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of personal growth with emphasis on individual opportunities Implemented and updated job descriptions for employees Handled conflict resolutions with employees and ensure the conflict is resolved for both parties Managed and updated personnel records according to federal and state laws Worked with employees to identify their workload and handle employee relation issues that arise in the workplace Obtained and renewed health insurance, long term disability, and life insurance for all employees each year Assisted with website design and update throughout the year Inputted all vendors into billing system and process payables, account receivable, handled daily deposits, and signed all checks for the firm Assisted in payroll with accountant along with monthly processing Processed all aspects of billing to clients including electronic billing Protected firm's value by keeping information confidential Handled all human resource activities and administrative tasks.
07/1997 to 01/2008
Office ManagerSLATEN & O'CONNOR, P.C – Montgomery, AL
Organized and supervised all human resource activities of the firm.
I assisted in formation of the law firm.
Law firm began with four attorneys and grew to 16 attorneys within a few years.
Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and development of all employees Designed and conducted new employee orientation Provided on-the-job training to new employees and continued training Implemented and updated policy and procedural manual Provided advice, follow-up on firm's policies, procedures, and documentation Conducted and organized monthly staff meetings and luncheons to address administrative items and to motivate employees' morale Ensured firm met employment and labor laws Handled conflict resolutions Coordinated the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries and inserted into policy and procedural manual Directly responsible for conducting performance evaluations and reviews for all employees Responsible for employee reprimands, coordination of termination and exit interview Responsible for operating account and trust account, as well as making daily deposits Renewed State and City license along with obtaining professional liability insurance and business insurance Renewed and/or updated Martindale-Hubbell, A.M.
Best Listing, and LexisNexis Dealt with equipment vendors for repair of equipment and negotiated contract renewals Responsible for purchasing all computers and network with backup system Obtained and renewed health insurance along with long term disabilityand life insurance Handled all IT issues that arose and determined what action needed to be taken Protected firm's value by keeping information confidential Handled all areas of human resource for a smooth and efficient law office.
04/1993 to 07/1997
Legal SecretarySASSER & LITTLETON, P.C – Montgomery, AL
Maintained attorneys calendars by planning and scheduling conferences, and depositions Produced documents by transcribing and using handwritten documents Transcribed pleadings, discovery, memos, letters, briefs, and any other type of documents needed Scheduled depositions, hearings, and mediations Prepared deposits for the firm Filed documents with the court Handled overflow work for other partners at the firm Scheduled court reporters for depositions Handled all travel arrangements for attorneys.
07/1992 to 04/1993
Legal SecretaryCRUMPTON, McGREGOR, DAVIS & ALLEY, P.C – Montgomery, AL
Maintained attorneys calendars by planning and scheduling conferences, and depositions Produced documents by transcribing and using handwritten documents Transcribed pleadings, discovery, memos, letters, briefs, and any other type of documents needed Filed documents with the court Scheduled court reporters for depositions Handled all travel arrangements for attorneys.
01/1982 to 06/1992
Executive AssistantGOODWYN, MILLS & CAWOOD, INC – Montgomery, AL
Transcribed all dictation Handled all personal documents and checkbook Prepared contract books for various entities such as EDA, EPA, HUD, ADECA Prepared grants in Excel Dealt with contractors for bidding purposes Typed specifications for contract documents Prepared all bills for clients Handled any tasks that President needed accomplished.
Master of Science: Human Resource Management Troy University - Montgomery, AL GPA: GPA: 3.70Human Resource Management GPA: 3.70
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration Troy University - Montgomery, AL GPA: Magna Cum Laude GPA: 3.62Business Administration Magna Cum Laude GPA: 3.62
Member of National Society of Human Resource Management
President of Team SHRM, Troy Montgomery 2010 - 2011, received Superior Award
Gama Beta Phi Honor Society 2005 - 2010