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

Detail-oriented and methodical in preparing case files, investigating issues and producing legal paperwork. Background includes organizing exhibits and filing pleadings for criminal law cases.

Focused and dedicated Legal Assistant with exceptional work ethic and proven strengths in legal case management support. Strong multitasker skilled at managing high-volume, complex caseloads while consistently meeting deadlines. Persistent and resourceful problem solver with excellent research and communication skills.

Sharp legal assistant offers administrative support for prominent law firm to enhance office effectiveness. Delivers quality legal services to clients by providing administrative assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized tasks and working collaboratively in team-oriented environment. Performs duties within scope of authority and training and in compliance with work policies.

Sharp professional displaying enthusiasm and offering strengths in communications and . Enterprising personality coupled with eight years of experience in the legal field.

Talented legal assistant promoting terrific skills and knowledgeable in criminal law and some family law. Seeking new opportunity with law firm where dedication and attention to detail will be valued.

Self-motivated Legal Assistant facilitates law office efficiency and effective case management. Offers broad spectrum of legal services under supervision of attorney. Manages highly confidential information with professionalism and integrity.

Personable Legal Assistant displaying the utmost professionalism and confidentiality. Able to follow directives and employ all necessary steps to excel in high-pressure situations.

Supports attorneys to manage heavy caseloads and achieve strategic goals. Displays strong communication skills when interacting with court personnel, opposing counsel and clients.

Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

Hardworking and reliable legal assistant and highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Skills
  • Office management
  • Order and request filing
  • Cross-functional communication
  • Legal research and writing
Education and Training
Key West High School Key West, FL Expected in 2011 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications

Notary Republic

Experience
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis - Cashier/Waitress
Dublin, OH, 04/2012 - 06/2012
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
Workiva - Legal Assistant
Myrtle Point, OR, 06/2012 - 04/2020
  • Handled all telephone calls, meeting plans and conference organization requirements.
  • Researched documents and publications for case-altering details and evidence establishment.
  • Researched cases and attained affidavits to support supervisors and case needs.
  • Prepared thorough, accurate and well-edited documents for cases, client communication and internal needs.
  • Managed communication with courts regarding status of petitions and granted orders.
  • Produced well-researched and articulate legal briefs, pleadings and statements.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office.
  • Maintained master calendar for client appointments and court appearances.
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Managed consents to change attorney for high-volume transfers.
  • Gathered and organized documentation for legal briefs, responses to opposing counsel, motions and trial evidence.
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk according to strict deadlines.
  • Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, doctors and attorneys.
  • Drafted legal complaints, summons and interrogaJessicaes.
  • Conducted legal research to aid [Job Title] with positive outcomes.
  • Oversaw legal team appointments, hearing and depositions schedules.
  • Assisted attorneys by researching and consolidating information from legal resources.
  • Maintained knowledge on case status, reviewing relevant records and reporting back to clients.
  • Remained highly organized and detail-oriented while working on several cases simultaneously.
  • Contributed to professional development initiatives for continuous improvement and updated knowledge of current trends and industry best practices.
  • Organized legal memoranda and client correspondence.
  • Conducted client interviews and all client intake services.
  • Gathered and organized pre-trial discovery, records and evidence, including witness interviews.
  • Handled travel arrangements for law firm consisting of [Number] [Job title]s using [Type] and [Type] web sites for best deals.
  • Trained new employees on office equipment and job duties.
  • Assisted attorneys during court proceedings.
  • Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys' request.
  • Responded quickly to client calls and inquiries, asking open-ended questions to deliver applicable information.
  • Assisted litigation team with trial preparation by conducting research and drafting court documents.
  • Conducted in-depth research to aid with positive legal outcomes.
  • Developed billing records by tracking time data for monthly billing cycles.
  • Researched [Type] laws and regulations and delivered reports and analysis to [Job title]s within [Timeframe].
  • Revised documents, organized travel arrangements, submitted billable hours and coordinated court documentation for timely filings.
  • Researched and developed jury presentations and exhibits.
  • Used computer databases, credit reports, tax and legal filings to locate persons and compile information for investigations.
  • Conducted research on local legal market, successfully boosting accounts and promoting firm's brand to new clientele.
Hal Shuhmacher - Legal Assistant
City, STATE, 08/2019 - 04/2020
  • Handled all telephone calls, meeting plans and conference organization requirements.
  • Researched cases and attained affidavits to support supervisors and case needs.
  • Prepared thorough, accurate and well-edited documents for cases, client communication and internal needs.
  • Drafted legal complaints, summons and interrogaJessicaes.
  • Conducted legal research to aid an attorney with positive outcomes.
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk according to strict deadlines.
  • Maintained knowledge on case status, reviewing relevant records and reporting back to clients.
  • Assisted attorneys during court proceedings.
  • Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys' request.

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School Attended

  • Key West High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cashier/Waitress
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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