Legal Assistantadept at working in professional business environments. Driven to maintain ethical standards while providing top-notch assistance to attorneys and lawyers.
Fluent in Spanish
Fluent in Spanish
Immigration Legal Assistant, 03/2017 to Current LAW OFFICE OF R. WAYNE McMILLAN – Pasadena, California
Prepare and organize all documentation for immigrant visas, cancellation of removal cases, I-601 waivers/briefs, political asylum cases, applications for citizenship and adjustment of status
Translate legal documents from Spanish to English
Coordinate paperwork related to papers for immigration or citizenship, including affidavits, petitions, motions and applications
Legal research on case law as related to immigration
Compile evidence to be used in immigration court cases
Take and transcribe notes and dictations
Update clients constantly of case progress
Prepared for trials by organizing exhibits and other key evidence
Trade Compliance Analyst/ Legal Assistant , 06/2015 to 03/2017 WESCO AIRCRAFT HARDWARE CORP – Valencia, California
Assist the Trade Compliance Manager with the preparation and administration of various license applications, use of exemptions and exceptions.
Responsible for day-to-day coordination of commercial contracts and nondisclosure agreements.
Assist and provide support to the Trade Compliance Manager and Empowered Officials and interact directly with various departments and customers in regards to compliance with trade regulations.
Prepare and track Commerce and State Department licenses using the D-Trade and SNAP-R software tools.
Assist with export classification and reclassification of commodities as a result of Export Control Reform.
Assist with the coordination of imports and exports.Assist in the development and modification of trade-related documents and templates.
Handle day-to-day coordination of commercial contracts, working closely with both the Legal Department and other constituencies within the Company, including Sales, Quality, Human Resources, Accounting and Tax.
Contract processing and tracking for multiple attorneys, including follow-up.
Coordinate approvals and signatures of documents.
Review and processing of certification documents.
Maintain electronic and physical legal files.
Export/Contracts Administrator, 03/2007 to 05/2015 QUALITY AVIATION, INC – Fontana, California
Responsible for implementing and ensuring Compliance Program was up to date with the constant changes with the various Export/Import Laws and Regulations.
Responsible for the submittal of export/import license applications, commodity jurisdiction requests and advisory opinions.
Audited vendors and wrote up monthly sale projections.
Responsible for maintaining a compliance program for the company, which included a written Compliance Manual and a company-wide training program for new and current employees.
Accountable for internal audits and execution of corrective actions to resolve flaws in the Compliance Program.
Handled government invoicing in Wide Area Workflow (WAFW) system.
Performed data entry into AS400 program.
Issued RMA\'s (Return Material Authorization) for non-conforming material.
Invoiced domestic and international contracts.
Assisted with bookkeeping/accounting functions as appropriate.
Reviewed incoming domestic and foreign contracts.
Associate of Science: Paralegal , Current Pasadena City College - Pasadena, California
Associate of Science: General Ed, 2011-2013 San Bernardino City College - San Bernardino