Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Access & SharePoint)
Certified Notary Public
Windows Media Player
Windows Internet Explorer
CT Summation iBlaze
Roxio Creator DE
Adobe Acrobat Professional
Texas Data Exchange
Amber Road Export On-Demand (RPS)
Houston Corporate Paralegal Association - Member (2016 - Present)
Pi Beta Phi Sorority, Texas Beta Chapter - Member (2001 - Present)
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo - Member (2010 - Present)
Compliance Paralegal, 04/2012 to Current ENSCO – Houston, Texas
Manage all aspects of the Intermediary due diligence process for all vendors who interact with the government on Ensco's behalf ("Intermediaries"), including processing all new requests for approval, renewals, expansions, potential and inactive, and receiving, reviewing, and assembling all Intermediary due diligence forms & documentation.
Designed and implemented a system to track the status of the due diligence files; ensure all files meet the requirements of Ensco's policies and procedures, Code of Business Conduct, UK Bribery Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act as well as any other local applicable laws and regulations.
Coordinate monthly Intermediary Subcommittee meetings; draft and distribute proposed agenda; prepare executive summaries of each file for committee members detailing relevant facts, red flags, findings of the investigation report and outside counsel's memo and any additional significant information relating to the proposed Intermediary to be presented to committee.
Oversee implementation of an electronic Intermediary due diligence risk management system as master user; build and revise programs to incorporate all questions and requirements included in the Intermediary due diligence process; establish and test workflow; create an internal user guide and operating instruction manual for the database; and conduct user training sessions.
Support Compliance Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer on various types of assignments involving the Intermediary due diligence process, including researching alternate third party reputational investigation reports/methods, revising due diligence forms, drafting compliance agreements, providing appropriate guidance to sponsors & Intermediaries.
Paralegal and Trial Consultant, 06/2007 to 03/2012 DOYLE, RESTREPO, HARVIN & ROBBINS, L.L.P – Houston, Texas
directly with partners and associates to provide legal and administrative
support on over 100 civil and criminal cases, including corporate litigation,
personal injury and negligence.
and maintained a comprehensive electronic filing system and database for client
documents, correspondence, research, pleadings and discovery and all other
relevant case material.
ongoing communication with clients, court staff, experts, litigation support,
and vendors, from initial meetings and discovery to trial, arbitration,
mediation, and/or settlement.
filed, and served pleadings and discovery, including production documents, case
management plans, and agreements in state, federal & appellate courts.
attended and made preparations for trials, arbitration, mediation,
depositions, hearings, meetings, training sessions for paralegal development, and
conducted the closure of all legal matters for Tom Alexander, Of Counsel,
including case management, client communications, billing and archiving files
(June 2007 - November 2008).
Paralegal/Legal Secretary and Personal Assistant, 07/2008 to 03/2012 PAUL DOYLE & ASSOCIATES, P.C – Houston, Texas
Supervised all daily operations of Paul Doyle's practice and carried out general paralegal and office administrator duties, including client liaison, bookkeeper, schedule coordinator, and personal secretary.
Processed and completed numerous expunctions for Paul Doyle's clients, from drafting and filing petitions, collaborating with District Attorney's office, drafting and executing agreed orders.
Second Grade Teacher, 07/2006 to 05/2007 VARNETT CHARTER SCHOOL - NORTHEAST CAMPUS – Houston, Texas
implemented and monitored all aspects of the scholastic program for a classroom
of 25 students (ages 7 to 9), including lesson plans for all subjects,
educational field trips.
individualized education plans customized to students' various learning styles.
after school tutoring for second grade students and TAKS preparations sessions
for third grade students covering all subjects (math, science, social studies,
reading and writing).
Served as co-chair of the field day committee.
Second Grade Teacher, 07/2006 to 05/2007
Assistant Office Manager, Paralegal/Legal Secretary, Personal Assistant, 02/2006 to 07/2006 LAW OFFICE OF TOM ALEXANDER – Houston, Texas
Provided high level legal, secretarial and administrative support to all attorneys and staff Oversaw maintenance of office records, including client files, accounting records, and personal files Drafted standard legal documents (i.e.
pleadings, contracts, subpoenas), memos, and correspondence Executed the filings and service of pleadings and discovery and case schedules / court calendars Collaborated with attorneys in conducting pretrial research and reviewing case material Attended depositions, hearings, trial, and client meetings, and transcribed notes, minutes and dictation Assisted with business and personal accounting tasks and responsibilities.
Administrative Assistant Chairman & CEO, 07/2005 to 01/2006 PARTICLE DRILLING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. and ENERGY XXI – Houston, Texas
Carried out general responsibilities of an administrative assistant Maintained business and personal files and correspondence Tracked business expenses of the President, Chairman, and CFO for accounting reports Scheduled and coordinated meetings, appointments, and travel plans for business and personal matters Performed basic office maintenance functions, such as stocking supplies and developing filing systems Assembled presentations for board meetings and road show presentations.
Bachelors of Art: Psychology, May 2004 Southern Methodist University - Dallas, Texas Psychology
EC-4 Early Childhood Education Certification: December 2004