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

Outstanding and driven to provide excellent support to busy business professionals with little guidance. Detail-oriented professional capable of performing with high degree of accuracy. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Quickbooks, Spreadsheet, Google Doc, One Drive

Skills
  • Court reporting
  • Daily docket reports
  • MS Office proficient
  • Document control support
  • Cross-functional communication
  • Troubleshooting complex problems
  • Conflict mediation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Prioritization and time management
  • Filing experience
  • Calendar management
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Word processing
  • Family law professional
  • Estate planning
  • Attentive listening
  • Setting court dates
  • Jurisdictional familiarity
  • Compliance
  • Civil procedure knowledge
  • Court document processing
  • Court transcription
  • Clerical writing
  • Editing
  • Negotiating agreements
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Switchboard operation
  • Compiling data
  • Clerical skills
  • Ethical
  • Transcribing/finalizing pleadings
  • Business operations management
  • Invoicing and billing
  • Office administration
  • Event coordination
  • Customer service orientation
  • Public relations
Experience
Co - Owner /Business Office Manager, 06/1994 to Current
Kaufman Dolowich VoluckChicago, IL,
  • Interviewed, onboarded, developed and oversaw daily activities of clerical and administrative office personnel.
  • Conducted performance evaluations of office staff to monitor progress and productivity and recommend promotions, corrective or disciplinary actions.
  • Distributed company correspondence, including memos and updates to reinforce and apprise departments and divisions of corporate objectives and developments.
  • Maintained and verified credentials, files, insurance and licenses.
  • Organized and maintained documents, files and records.
  • Performed billing, collection and reporting functions for office.
  • Ordered office equipment and supplies after researching vendors and obtaining quotes.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements, including booking hotel rooms, car rentals and airfare for staff traveling to domestic and international locations.
  • Created and managed electronic customer records, encompassing data entry and administrative functions related to billing and accounts receivable.
Legal Assistant, 09/XXX5 to 06/XXX6
Riddle & Donaghey Law FirmCity, STATE,
  • Provided administrative support services for senior partners and firm associates for various types of litigation.
  • Prepared thorough, accurate and well-edited documents for cases, client communication and internal needs.
  • Produced well-researched and articulate legal briefs, pleadings and statements.
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office.
  • Maintained master calendar for client appointments and court appearances.
  • Handled all telephone calls, meeting plans and conference organization requirements.
  • Managed communication with courts regarding status of petitions and granted orders.
  • Researched cases and attained affidavits to support supervisors and case needs.
  • Researched documents and publications for case-altering details and evidence establishment.
  • Drafted wide breadth of legal documents, including interrogatories, admissions requests and examination materials.
  • Consulted with clients, witnesses and legal professionals to define and document case details.
  • Met with clients to research cases, collect data, prepare settlement packages and interpret information for daily report generation.
  • Performed intake and conducted client interviews
  • Issued subpoenas for all necessary records in preparation for trials.
  • Drafted correspondence and documentation and submitted all materials to appropriate parties.
  • Drafted legal complaints, summons and interrogatories.
  • Organized exhibits for trial, preparing materials and supporting documentation for easy display and admittance.
  • Remained highly organized and detail-oriented while working on several cases simultaneously.
  • Observed strict privacy laws to prevent information breaches and protect client data.
  • Conducted in-depth research to aid with positive legal outcomes.
  • Fostered positive public attitudes towards firm by engaging in community outreach.
  • Strengthened traceability by developing organization systems for court documents, including DUI and armed robbery records, reports, general counsel agreements and agendas.
  • Provided senior firm leaders with vital administrative support.
  • Efficiently managed office scheduling and kept accurate notes on deadlines, motions and other dates.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and took notes to document information.
  • Maintained knowledge on case status, reviewing relevant records and reporting back to clients.
  • Oversaw legal team appointments, hearing and depositions schedules.
  • Knowledgeable with pleadings, affidavits, motions and exhibit preparation.
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk according to strict deadlines.
Personal Legal Assistant to District Attorney, 08/XXX5 to 06/XXX6
12th JudicialDistrict AttorneyCity, STATE,
  • Researched cases and attained affidavits to support supervisors and case needs.
  • Organized and prepared case exhibits and evidence for trial.
  • Facilitated efficient communication between judges, court administration, government agencies and attorneys.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office.
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk according to strict deadlines.
  • Consulted with clients, witnesses and legal professionals to define and document case details.
  • Submitted letter briefs to office of attorney general seeking authority to withhold public documents.
  • Organized and executed court calendar with daily cases and supervisor meetings.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents associated with litigation process.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and took notes to document information.
  • Identified and analyzed legal documents, discovery documents and contracts.
  • Managed trial calendar, judicial calendar and master calendar for five attorneys.
  • Drafted judicial correspondence and handled court mailings.
  • Managed case correspondence on behalf of five attorneys.
  • Produced well-researched and articulate legal briefs, pleadings and statements.
  • Organized exhibits for trial, preparing materials and supporting documentation for easy display and admittance.
  • Drafted documents to be filed with court.
  • Identified and solved complex problems impacting legal team and business direction.
  • Reduced workflow downtime by effectively organizing and managing client billing and case management files.
  • Worked with attorneys and case reviewers to resolve legal complaints.
  • Assisted attorneys with trial preparation, developed trial exhibits, responded to motions and organized documents for trial discovery.
  • Drafted correspondence and documentation and submitted all materials to appropriate parties.
  • Responded quickly to client calls and inquiries, asking open-ended questions to deliver applicable information.
  • Coordinated with multiple departments regarding responsive documents and document retention.
Deputy Clerk of Court, Certified Court Recorder , 09/2004 to 12/XXX4
12th Judicial District CourtCity, STATE,
  • Prepared official transcripts of all court proceedings to meet State of Louisiana laws and adhere to instructions from presiding judge.
  • Reiterated documented information to provide details of prior conversations.
  • Gathered and analyzed research data regarding statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
  • Applied various specialty equipment and recording devices to capture and document required information.
  • Drafted, organized and reviewed transactional documents including corporate minutes, consents, UCC filings, name change, DBAÆs, entity formation and dissolution documents.
  • Answered face-to-face and telephone requests for information about warrants, citations and other court documents or procedures.
  • Tracked exhibits admitted during court hearings and updated documentation.
  • Updated and maintained court calendar, responded to inquiries about court procedures and resolved scheduling conflicts with attorneys.
  • Conducted roll calls, polled jurors and swore in interpreters, witnesses, defendants and jury members.
  • Recorded court proceedings and prepared accurate minutes for court hearings and trials.
  • Examined legal documents and assured adherence to laws and court procedures.
  • Evaluated and edited transcriptions to verify error-free reporting.
  • Compiled and duplicated transcripts for entry into official court records.
  • Processed summons, subpoenas, appeals and motions.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1989
Bunkie High School - Bunkie, LA,
GPA:
: , Expected in
2004- XXX9 Louisiana Ethics Certified - ,
GPA:
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2004 - XXX4 Certified Digital Court Recorder - Annual Continued Learning Education ,
GPA:
Activities and Honors
  • XXX7 - XXX9 Marksville Garden Club Member
  • XXX7 Avoyelles Legislative Luncheon Chairman
  • XXX7 Marksville Chamber of Commerce Job Shadowing Program - Chairman
  • XXX7 Marksville Farmers’ Market — Chairman
  • XXX7 Marksville Fall Market on the Square - Chairman
  • XXX4 - XXX7 Marksville Chamber of Commerce - Board of Directors
  • XXX6 - XXX8 Chamber of Commerce Officer: Parliamentarian
  • XXX4 - XXX6 Marksville Toy & Doll Fund Committee
  • XXX3 - Present Avoyelles Parish 4-H Parent Volunteer
  • XXX0 - XXX3 St. Alphonsus Catholic Church - Lector
  • 2009 Sacred Heart School Yearbook Staff-Chairman
  • 2007 - 2009 Sacred Heart Football Program - Chairman
  • 2003 - Present Marksville Tiger Touchdown Club Member

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Bunkie High School
  • 2004- XXX9 Louisiana Ethics Certified
  • 2004 - XXX4 Certified Digital Court Recorder

Job Titles Held:

  • Co - Owner /Business Office Manager
  • Legal Assistant
  • Personal Legal Assistant to District Attorney
  • Deputy Clerk of Court, Certified Court Recorder

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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