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

I am seeking a position in an office environment, where there is a need for a variety of office management tasks including – computer knowledge, organizational abilities, business intelligence, legal knowledge, and database program use. I have strong computer and communication skills. I am a hard worker, devoted to my employer and my fellow employees, and I am extremely goal oriented. I am used to working in a fast paced environment. I can multi-task and am very efficient in my job. I am passionate about achieving a challenging position that allows meaningful contributions.

Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • PowerPoint
  • LexisNexis
  • WestLaw
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Schedule management
  • Spreadsheet development
  • Legal research
  • Drafting of legal documents
  • Self-starter
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Employee training and development
  • Accounting skills
  • Contract negotiations
  • Well-versed in various types of law
  • Contract auditing
  • Contract management abilities
Experience
Contract Administrator II, 01/2019 - Current
Centene Corporation Pittsboro, NC,
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow and negotiating competitive vendor contracts.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new system processes.
  • Assisted in training departments campus-wide on the new contract system and processes.
  • Worked closely with team members to ensure we met deadlines.
  • Utilized Jaggaer BuyLU system to compile data gathered from various sources to assist in my contract review and negotiations.
  • Learned Sourcing so I could provide additional support to our Team and better meet the needs of the office.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including special projects given to me by Executive Leadership.
Litigation Paralegal, 01/2011 - 01/2019
Womble Bond Dickinson Wilmington, DE,
  • Interviewed clients on interrogatories and recorded answers in writing, reviewing answers with attorneys and preparing answers in final form for submission.
  • Analyzed incoming data from all sources and provided detailed reports to the attorney.
  • Collected case materials such as evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas.
  • Analyzed work product and created document productions using database platforms and performing quality control reviews and revising or improving documents where appropriate.
  • Obtained, reviewed and summarized medical records at direction of the attorney, consulting outside experts and arranging for medical examinations when relevant to cases.
  • Used state and federal electronic filing systems.
  • Helped explain complex concepts in court by developing visual exhibits such as timelines, graphs and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Performed variety of automated support tasks necessary to prepare, organize, index, develop and manage exhibits, evidence and data relevant to cases.
  • Tracked data, created graphs and completed calculations using Microsoft Excel.
  • Rendered technical and analytical assistance to support attorney litigation needs, including document review, research into case law, drafting of motions and proposed orders and electronic filing.
  • Researched documents and publications for case-altering details and evidence establishment.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents associated with litigation process.
  • Responded quickly to client calls and inquiries, asking open-ended questions to deliver applicable information.
  • Organized and executed court calendar with daily cases and meetings.
  • Issued subpoenas for all necessary records in preparation for trials.
  • Conducted client interviews and all client intake services.
  • Assisted in elements of civil litigation, including initiating and responding to claims, gathering and presenting evidence and client consultations.
  • Facilitated efficient communication between judges, court administration, government agencies and attorneys.
  • Organized and prepared case exhibits and evidence for trial.
  • Managed staff members, in the attorney's absence, to ensure optimal productivity, health, welfare and personal well-being.
  • Drafted correspondence and documentation and submitted all materials to appropriate parties.
  • Used online databases such as WestLaw and LexisNexis to examine secondary sources, statutory law, case law and federal and state regulations.
  • Consulted with clients, witnesses and legal professionals to define and document case details.
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk according to strict deadlines.
  • Researched cases and attained affidavits to support supervisors and case needs.
  • Organized exhibits for trial, preparing materials and supporting documentation for easy display and admittance.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office.
  • Provided accounting assistance when needed such as AP, AR and expense tracking support.
  • Updated accounting ledger and journals with updated transaction information.
  • Gathered information, scanned records and maintained confidentiality of all electronic data.
  • Scheduled and planned meetings and conferences, including site-to-site video conferencing calls, which helped to streamline business operations.
Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Business, 08/2007 - 01/2011
Tsr, Inc. Lawrence, NJ,
  • Supported VP and Associate VP of Finance by compiling paperwork and taking detailed meeting minutes.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Liaised with senior and executive administrative assistants to handle requests and queries from senior managers.
  • Directed customer communication to appropriate department personnel and offered information to resolve inquiries, boosting customer satisfaction.
  • Entered invoice data into company database and updated details, including customer contacts and delivery dates to keep information current.
  • Organized and maintained filing and document management systems by coordinating, archiving and purging files.
  • Greeted visitors or callers daily to handle inquiries or direct to appropriate persons.
  • Liaised with board members to provide reports, status updates and presentations.
  • Coordinated meetings with other department managers and served as main liaison between department heads and executives.
  • Handled management of communication to executives by taking and making telephone calls, reviewing and prioritizing mail and composing and typing correspondence.
  • Executed special objectives and projects in response to executive team and board member requests.
  • Wrote and distributed executive meeting agendas and minutes to department heads and executive team members.
Lead Paralegal, 03/2000 - 08/2007
Caskie Frost Law Firm City, STATE,
  • Interviewed clients on interrogatories and recorded answers in writing, reviewing answers with attorneys and preparing answers in final form for submission.
  • Analyzed incoming data from all sources and provided detailed reports to the attorney.
  • Collected case materials such as evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas.
  • Analyzed work product and created document productions using database platforms and performing quality control reviews and revising or improving documents where appropriate.
  • Obtained, reviewed and summarized medical records at direction of the attorney, consulting outside experts and arranging for medical examinations when relevant to cases.
  • Used state and federal electronic filing systems.
  • Helped explain complex concepts in court by developing visual exhibits such as timelines, graphs and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Performed variety of automated support tasks necessary to prepare, organize, index, develop and manage exhibits, evidence and data relevant to cases.
  • Tracked data, created graphs and completed calculations using Microsoft Excel.
  • Rendered technical and analytical assistance to support attorney litigation needs, including document review, research into case law, drafting of motions and proposed orders and electronic filing.
  • Researched documents and publications for case-altering details and evidence establishment.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents associated with litigation process.
  • Responded quickly to client calls and inquiries, asking open-ended questions to deliver applicable information.
  • Organized and executed court calendar with daily cases and meetings.
  • Assisted in elements of civil litigation, including initiating and responding to claims, gathering and presenting evidence and client consultations.
  • Facilitated efficient communication between judges, court administration, government agencies and attorneys.
  • Organized and prepared case exhibits and evidence for trial.
  • Used online databases such as WestLaw and LexisNexis to examine secondary sources, statutory law, case law and federal and state regulations.
  • Consulted with clients, witnesses and legal professionals to define and document case details.
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk according to strict deadlines.
  • Researched cases and attained affidavits to support supervisors and case needs.
  • Organized exhibits for trial, preparing materials and supporting documentation for easy display and admittance.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office.
  • Scheduled and planned meetings and conferences, including site-to-site video conferencing calls, which helped to streamline business operations.
  • Assisted attorneys during court proceedings.
  • Analyzed law sources, including statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, constitutions and legal codes.
  • Issued subpoenas for all necessary records in preparation for trials.
  • Conducted client interviews and all client intake services.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in
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Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
GPA:
: Legal Studies, Expected in 2004
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George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
GPA:

Received an Associate Degree in Legal Studies with a 4.0 GPA.

High School Diploma: Advanced Studies, Expected in 1998
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Jefferson Forest High - Forest, VA
GPA:
Activities and Honors

VTLA Paralegal Member since 2004

Employee of the Month at Liberty University, November 2019

Activities I enjoy when I am not working are watching my son play baseball and golf. I am a huge baseball, football, and basketball fan. I enjoy fishing, trail riding, and camping. I love being outdoors. I also attend Thomas Road Baptist Church and read my Bible and devotion daily.

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • George Mason University
  • Jefferson Forest High

Job Titles Held:

  • Contract Administrator II
  • Litigation Paralegal
  • Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Business
  • Lead Paralegal

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  • High School Diploma

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