Paralegal with superior communication skills who successfully acts as the liaison between clients, experts and opposing council.
07/2013 to Current
Child Care Worker/Fill-in SupervisorGolden Girl Group Home － Ceredo, WV
Providing direct care and supervision to young females between the ages of 13 to 18 in a safe living environment, basic living skills, organize activities on and off grounds, and provide necessary documentation for Case Managers and Legal Guardians (WVDHHR primarily)
Scheduled Intakes with new clients with disabilities in the Tri-State Area, assisting clients in filling out applications and creating resumes, on site job coaching, billing, attended community meetings, and sent updated weekly summary on client to their worker.
08/2011 to 03/2012
Children and Adolescent Case ManagerPrestera Center － Huntington, WV
Managed phone calls from parents regarding children's medication, refills, prior authorizations, and communicated information to Doctors for further information.
05/2008 to 09/2010
Co-ManagerShape Shop － Huntington, WV
Manage daily store duties- prepare store for open, prepare food, manage register, make deposits, complete inventory, stock store merchandise, answer all calls, clean.
08/2007 to 01/2008
Legal AssistantLaishley Law Office － Huntington, WV
Met with clients and other legal professionals to discuss case details.
Completed case research via LexisNexis and Westlaw databases.
Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys' request.
Composed and typed routine letters of correspondence.
09/2002 to 04/2005
Medical Care CoordinatorChildren's Home Society of WV － Huntington, WV
Coordinated medical appointments for children and adolescents in emergency shelter care at Huntington Child Shelter, one of 11 state-wide shelter sites Completed necessary paperwork to meet state and federal regulations regarding procedure approvals and reimbursements Advocated for client's physical and mental health needs with various community services providers Served as a liaison with agencies in the legal, educational, and human service fields advocating for comprehensive, coordinated care of clients within the shelter care system Responsible for initial input of medical information into agency intranet system (CC Solutions), follow up assessments and tracking of clients' progress in care Continued to carry out duties of Child Care Worker (see below).
12/1998 to 09/2002
Child Care WorkerChildren's Home Society of WV － Huntington, WV
Responsible for providing direct care and support for children and adolescents between the ages of 7 and 17 in emergency shelter care at the Huntington Child Shelter site Assisted in providing behavior management plan implementation, basic living skills and supportive adult role modeling Completed necessary paperwork to regarding clients' progress and care Responsible for daily updates for resident's legal guardians (WVDHHR primarily) Participated in Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings with local and regional legal, educational, and human service agencies.
Associates Degree: Legal AssistingMarshall University － Huntington, WVLegal Assisting
Course Work Criminal Litigation, Civil Litigation, Legal Research and Writing I and II, Real Estate Law, Family Law, Legal Assisting I and II, and Administrative Law
Liason with agencies in the Legal, Educational, and Human Services fields, Job Specialist/Coach, Management, Multitasking, Computer Literate, Behavior Management Plan Implementation
Associates Degree : Legal Assisting Course Work Criminal Litigation, Civil Litigation, Legal Research and Writing I and II, Real Estate Law, Family Law, Legal Assisting I and II, and Administrative Law
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