Highly motivated and ambitious paralegal looking to grow as a paralegal for _________. Tenacious, resourceful, and perseverant in researching the many different facets of law and attending to attorney's needs, I intend to leverage my skills to provide the most efficient service to the firm.
· Researched multiple aspects of criminal and civil law
· Conducted pre-claim investigation, legal research, and initial case assessments
· Performed administrative duties including calendaring hearings and deadlines, organizing case files, and managing logistics
· Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and prepare cases.
· Assisted with client interviews while taking meticulous notes to construct reports.
· Managed billable hour tracking, payroll, client invoicing and schedules.
· Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
· Researched criminal and civil laws and regulations and delivered analysis and assessments to Attorneys.
· Answered client calls and responded to inquiries, using open-ended questioning skills to attain applicable information.
· Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
· Researched and summarized case law into memorandum format.
· Evaluated claims and drafted status reports to clients throughout all phases of litigation
· Reviewed and analyzed medical, employment and educational records and drafted memorandum regarding same
· Attend depositions and draft summaries of transcripts for use in trial preparation and settlement negotiation
· Retain expert witnesses and communicate regarding case strategy and medical history
· Scheduled hearings and Case Management Conferences with Clerk and Opposing Counsel.
· Strictly adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
· Conducted Private Investigators duties when necessary
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