Experienced legal assistant and Graphic Designer. A highly motivated and dedicated employee, recognized as a results-oriented and solution focused individual. Also well versed in the coordination and support of daily operational and administrative functions; including scheduling meetings & conference calls, coordinating travel, and effectively managing essential tasks. I am a self-driven, detail oriented and efficient-minded individual able to produce solid results with little to no supervision. I seek the opportunity to continue my career in the legal field and contribute to the success of a willing and ambitious company. Thank you for your consideration.
01/2011 to 06/2014
Cool Gifts USA, Rancho Cucamonga.
Assist in various design aspects such as wedding invitations and children's birthday party invitations and Expand upon existing party designs, into coordinating party items for various online paper companies and stationery companies;.
Lead on conceptualizing and designing all digital content.
Handed print-ready files directly to manufacturers and checked proofs for accuracy;.
Shipping and fulfilling online orders;.
Inventory and stock;.
Provide variety of support to the ecommerce operations team.
10/2010 to 11/2011
Legal/Administrative AssistantThe Guerrini Law Firm – Pasadena, CA
Prepared, filed and serviced legal documents for superior & federal court cases including, but not limited to, Summons and Complaint, County-specific forms required for case-initiating filings, Case Management Statement, Clerk and Court default judgment packages, Domestication of sister state judgments, Registration of federal judgments from other districts, Writ of Execution and Abstract of Judgment;.
E-filed pleadings with all California districts of the United States District Court;.
Prepared levy packets for submission with sheriffs for wage and bank garnishments;.
Assisted attorney in his duties as a practice administrator, by coordinating the closure of another attorney's practice, including but not limited to, inventory of hundreds of active and non-active files, contacting clients and assisting in the transfer of case files to new attorneys;.
Prepared case-related memorandums, letters and reports regarding case status;.
Processed claims data on a daily basis;.
Administrative duties including front desk phone, wire transfers, handled deposits & posted funds, maintained office supplies, handled travel arrangements for attorneys, coordinated conference calls & meetings, and maintained firm's calendar.
01/2005 to 05/2010
Legal AssistantLaw Offices of Margis Matulionis – Glendale, CA
Prepared legal and supplemental documents such as Adjustment of Status, Naturalization, Petition to Remove Condition and Removals such as EOIR cases & Consular Processing (I-130, Family Petition, Work Permit, etc...);.
Composed legal correspondence to clients and adversaries;.
Drafted and edited contracts, agreements, and motions for Immigration and Criminal litigation;.
Researched and gathered accurate information by effectively interviewing clients and witnesses, as well as obtain decisions and citation records;.
Generated additional revenue through referring new clients to the firm;.
Used detail-oriented skills to prepare and organize documents for trial; anticipating information prior to meetings and/or appointments;.
Followed up on executed documents and maintaining current files on shared drive.
10/2002 to 12/2004
Administrative Assistant/ Legal SecretaryLaw Offices of Ruben Salazar – Fontana, CA
Prepare legal and supplemental documents such as Adjustment of Status, Naturalization, Petition to Remove Condition, Removals: EOIR case, Consular Processing: I-130, Family Petition, Work Permit;.
Assisted firm partners by conducting factual and legal research, as well as investigating matters for client cases files;.
Answered and screened telephone calls;.
Managed and ordered supplies as necessary;.
Scheduled meetings and conference calls with multiple parties, daily calendar maintenance, organizing and filing of all paperwork;.
Performed confidential clerical and legal administrative support duties: Filing, distributing mail, typing letters, reports, legal opinions, and legal correspondence.
Notary Public Certificate: Graphic DesignGlendale Community College - Graphic Design