Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe PageMaker; Familiar with PcLaw and JST CMWin (bookkeeping software)
Language: Speaks, reads and writes Tamil and Malay
Typing speed: 60 wpm
Executive Administrator July 1998 to CurrentFeldman & Associates, P.C
Responsibilities have included: conduct legal research, draft legal documents, conduct document review, prepare discovery requests and responses, defend depositions, conduct client and witness interviews, prepare trial exhibits, and prepare direct examination witness outlines for trial.
Maintain office policies as necessary.
Manage relationships with vendors, service providers and landlord, ensuring that all items are invoiced and paid on time.
Responsible for managing office services by ensuring office operations and procedures are organized, correspondences are controlled, filing systems are designed, supply requisitions are reviewed and approved and that clerical functions are properly assigned and monitored.
Responsible for developing and implementing office policies by setting up procedures and standards to guide the operation of the office.
Allocate tasks and assignments to subordinates and monitor their performance.
Assign and monitor clerical, administrative and secretarial responsibilities and tasks among office staff.
Perform review and analysis of special projects and keep the management properly informed.
Ensure top performance of office staff by providing them adequate coaching and guidance.
Responsible for ensuring office financial objectives are met by preparing annual budget for the office, planning the expenditures, analyzing variances and carrying out necessary corrections that may arise.
Participate actively in the planning and execution of company events.
Responsible for developing standards and promoting activities that enhance operational procedures.
Allocate available resources to enable successful task performance.
Coordinate office staff activities to ensure maximum efficiency.
Evaluate and manage staff performance.
Recruit and select office staff.
Organize orientation and training of new staff members.
Coach, mentor and discipline office staff.
Establish and monitor procedures for record keeping.
Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of data.
Analyze and monitor internal processes.
Review and approve office supply acquisitions.
Handle customer inquiries and complaints.
Manage internal staff relations.
Licensed Practical Nurse April 1999 to June 2012Sunrise Assisted Living
Giving medication as prescribed by a physician.
Taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight.
Basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas.
Giving injections of medication, Immunizations.
Taking medical histories, Entering information into computer systems.
Supervising CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants).
Monitoring fluid and food intake and output, moving patients safely.
Assessing patients' reactions to medications.
Assessing patients' mental health.
Providing emotional support.
Observation of patients' skin for potential bed sores.
Legal Assistant August 1995 to June 1998Protas, Spivok & Collins, P.C
Prepares collection letters and discuss payment options with debtors in accordance with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
Prepares Bankruptcy/Civil complaints for a variety of clients to be filed in the Bankruptcy courts and District Court of Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia.
Prepares Consent Order Modifying Stay, Consent Order Terminating Stay, Proof of Claim, Notice of Default, Writs of Garnishment, Reissued Summons, and Summons for Oral Examination and show cause hearings.
Conducts legal research via Accurint (Lexis-Nexis product) to locate current information for litigants.
Maintains office calendar by adding trial dates, oral examinations and show cause hearings.