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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Experienced Paralegal successful at prioritizing a diverse range of tasks and balancing the demands of multiple high profile criminal defense attorneys.
I am also a driven Paralegal who thrives in high stress, high-pressure environments
and situations involving constant change and vast ambiguity in data and
instruction.
Most importantly, I am motivated to continually improve and extend personal skills
and knowledge to attain increased responsibility and opportunities for
professional growth.
Skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, Excel, Outlook, Power point, Adobe Acrobat, Best Case, Pacer, Quick Books, and Lexis Nexus
  • Excellent judgment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong legal background
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Public for the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Able to type 65 wpm
  • Able to answer a multi line phone system 10 lines most experience
  • Serving as a Notary Public for the Commonwealth at large
Work History
05/2011 to 04/2013
ENTRY LEVEL PARALEGAL Dechert Llp Chicago, IL,
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database
  • Created weekly, monthly and quarterly expense reports, including employee success and revenue reports.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request.
12/2009 to 05/2011
CAKE DECORATOR Wal-Mart Tobyhanna, PA,
  • Made specialty cakes and cupcakes for clients
    for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.
Education
Expected in 2011
Associate of Applied Science: Paralegal Litigation
TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Portsmouth, VA (PORTSMOUTH CAMPUS)
GPA:
Expected in 2004
High School Diploma:
OSCAR F. SMITH HIGH SCHOOL - CHESAPEAKE, VIRGINIA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
  • OSCAR F. SMITH HIGH SCHOOL

Job Titles Held:

  • ENTRY LEVEL PARALEGAL
  • CAKE DECORATOR

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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