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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary
A highly motivated, organized and detail-oriented paralegal with extensive office administration, client interface, legal document drafting and development experience. Ability to communicate information effectively and proficiently with any task. An independent and self-motivated professional with excellent research and writing sJessicalls. Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive order and various agency rules. Paralegal with over 10 years of critical thinJessicang experience with the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment specializing in litigation and personal injury.
Highlights

AS400, Lotus Notes, Hummingbird, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook, Outlook Express, Kronos, PeopleSoft, Brassring, Publisher, Lexis Nexus, Pacer, Westlaw, Quick Books, Immigrant Pro, Summation, Time Slips, Time Matters, Pro Docs, Concordance, CaseMap, Internet and advanced Internet research.


Accomplishments
Completed advanced training in research relating to laws, regulations, judicial decisions and legal articles. Managed a calendar of hearings for an average of 100+ files at any given time.
Experience
Human Resource Coordinator, 05/2014 - Present
Chromalloy Gas Turbine Nv, NV,
  • Maintains personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements.
  • Keeps employee records up-to-date by processing employee status changes in timely fashion.
  • Maintains listing of approved foundation positions along with assigned salary grade levels.
  • Processes personnel action forms and ensures proper approvals; disseminates approved forms.
  • Maintains budget spreadsheet that includes salaries, payroll taxes and fringe allowances.
  • Prepares paperwork required to place employees on payroll and establishes personnel file.
  • Assists in hiring process by coordinating job posting on the website, reviewing resumes, and performing telephone interviews and reference checks.
  • Maintains the employee handbook with updated resolutions and other pertinent information, as needed.
  • Troubleshoots telephone and voice mail system; handles minor repairs; and coordinates repairs with technicians when required.
  • Provides training for new and current employees on communication systems, including telephone and voice mail.
  • Delegates projects as appropriate.
  • Oversees special events for staff by coordinating committees and schedules and by staying within budget.
  • Maintains effective communication with all levels of the distribution center to ensure productivity, morale and performance of associates.
  • Conducts investigations and makes recommendations regarding Associate disputes or misconduct.
  • Coordinates and collects relevant data related for investigation and government regulation.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance, coaching, and support to management and staff regarding employee relation issues, performance behaviors, interpretation of employment laws, and policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and update employment records related to hiring, transferring, promoting, and terminating.
  • Explains human resources policies, procedures, laws, and standards to new and existing employees.
  • Ensuring new hire paperwork is completed and processed.
  • Informs job applicants of job duties, responsibilities, benefits, schedules, worJessicang conditions, promotion opportunities, etc.
  • Processes all personnel action forms and ensuring proper approval.
  • Oversees hiring process, which includes coordinating job posts, reviewing resumes, and performing reference checks.
  • Conduct orientations, complete onboarding process including I9 procedures.
Senior Trial Paralegal, 04/2012 - 04/2014
El Pollo Loco Holdings Sacramento, CA,
  • Works closely with attorneys to prepare and manage federal court filings and draft litigation-related correspondence and pleadings in addition to all collection activities following entry of final judgment.
  • Conduct legal research, factual research and site-checJessicang.
  • Interact with litigation support vendors.
  • Research defendant debtors and directs the collection process via Treasury Offset Program (TOP) proceedings.
  • Utilizes litigation support software and creates and administers database spreadsheets.
  • Provides complete range of legal support for complex multi-party civil litigation.
  • Reviews, tracks and organize documents and exhibits, both paper and electronic form.
  • Locate, summarize and comply financial data on defendants.
  • Prepares and reviews collection matters for referral to the Department of Treasury using automated systems including performing data searches, designing reports, and other data entry and retrieval assignments.
  • Monitors the progress of pending cases and initiates action to insure that legal pleadings, forms, reports, correspondence, and other documents are prepared and submitted in accordance with applicable rules and guidance on distributions or submitted within the members informed about the current status cases.
  • Reviews, summarizes and outlines the financial situation of the debtor and makes recommendations to evaluate their impact on the agency's litigation and the consequences of successful prosecution.
  • Participates in special and recurring projects or studies of financial litigation activities with a goal of promoting and improving distributions to investors and debt collection.
  • Exercises professional judgment in examining and evaluation evidence in case files, with reference to legal standards for proof of civil liability under the federal and state laws and rules to enforce securities judgments.
Paralegal, 2011 - 02/2012
Baron & Budd, P.C City, STATE,
  • Drafted deposition summaries for attorneys.
  • Analyzed, edited and refined the work of other employees to ensure the submission of accurate information.
  • Prepared trial charts (includes reviewing discovery and deposition transcripts.
  • Analyze, interpret and summarize depositions (via page summaries) and various documents.
  • Contacted courts to verify trial dates and search on-line court records to verify case information.
  • Prepared letters and/or motions to be filed with the court.
  • Maintained docket for supervising attorney.
  • Prepared trial notebooks and correspond with various Plaintiff and Defense firms to ensure that all discovery has been received.
  • Oversaw litigation matters, investigate facts and prepare documents.
  • Prepared legal correspondence and documents to be sent to plaintiff and defense firms.
  • Gathered documents for filing and request missing discovery and deposition transcripts.
  • Researched work history and other factors that may affect attorney assignment and/or coverage of depositions.
  • Assisted attorneys in preparation of numerous trial charts in mass tort litigation.
Legal Clerk/Assistant, 03/2006 - 05/2010
Gardere Wynne & Sewell, LLP City, STATE,
  • Analyzed, edited and maintained docketing system.
  • Organized and processed firm files for on-site and off-site storage.
  • Implemented instruction manual for secretaries, attorneys and staff training for new hires in the Records department.
  • Maintained discovery file system and training of file clerks.
  • Corresponded with outside sources regarding the retrieval of documents and files.
  • Drafted letters and other documents as needed for outside correspondence.
  • Corresponded with attorneys and support staff regarding client files.
Education
BS: Criminal Justice, Expected in May 2012
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University of Phoenix - Cedar Hill, TX
GPA: GPA: 3.0
Criminal Justice GPA: 3.0
AAS: Paralegal Studies, Expected in December 2007
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El Centro College - Dallas, TX
GPA: GPA: 3.2
Paralegal Studies GPA: 3.2
Skills
AS400, agency, attorney, benefits, budget, charts, coaching, client, data entry, database, designing, staff training, special events, fashion, filing, financial, forms, government, hiring, human resources, instruction, interpretation, Kronos, notebooks, legal, legal research, letters, Lexis, litigation support, litigation, Lotus Notes, Access, Excel, Outlook, Outlook Express, Power Point, Publisher, MS Word, Works, Monitors, Internet research, page, payroll, PeopleSoft, personnel, policies, Processes, progress, promotion, Quick Books, repairs, Research, securities, spreadsheets, spreadsheet, supervising, taxes, telephone, Treasury, voice mail, website, Westlaw

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