Seeking a position that will require me to utilize my skills, abilities and experience. Motivated Legal Assistant who thrives in a team-oriented setting. Effectively communicates with members of the legal department, clients and courtroom personnel.
Fluent in legal terminology
Exceptional telephone etiquette
Advanced word processing
Official Notary of the Public
50 WPM typing speed
Writing and editing
09/2014 to 02/2017
Claims Litigation Management SpecialistBanner Health aka North Colorado Medical Center – Greeley, Colorado
Compile, review, analyze and summarize documents and evidence necessary to investigate claims pre-litigation.
Assist in gathering necessary documents and other evidence in litigated matters including medical professional liability, employment liability and general liability.
Assist Claims Directors and outside counsel with subpoenas, discovery, litigation holds and coordination of discovery, witnesses and depositions.
Identify applicable insurance policies, determine employment and/or contractual status of relevant parties and/or entities, including physician and non-physician related contracts.
Provide information to Risk Management department personnel regarding system contracts.
Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and applicable state and federal rules and regulations including Business Associate Agreements, Stark and HIPAA.
04/2009 to 03/2014
Senior Litigation Paralegal, Collections SpecialistHagen & Melusky Law Firm d/b/a Black Suit Law – Windsor, Colorado
Legal document preparation, legal research, client maintenance and docketing.
Ordered, reviewed and summarized medical and employment records.
Review and summarize vocational history.
Prepare trial and jury notebooks.
Accounts payable, receivable and firm billing.
Collection including court and garnishments.
Researched statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
Analyzed client balance sheets for auditing purposes.
Filed all court documents on behalf of the attorneys.
Acted as first point of contact for all clients.
Assisted up to three lawyers at a time.
Met with clients to update them on progress of cases.
Paralegal Certificate - University of Northern Colorado Continuing Education: University of Northern Colorado - Greeley CO