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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Objective
Extremely organized Paralegal who manages case loads with authority and advanced technical skill. Sorts and categorizes vast amounts of legal documents and data with ease.
Skills
Laboratory Laboratory Equipment, previous experience with NMR, UV/vis, IR spectroscopy, Gas/Column Chromatography, X-ray Diffraction, Patch Clamp technique, isolating tissue cells, Computer Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat
Accomplishments
Experience
Immigration Paralegal, 01/1 to Present
Emerson Electric Co.Cudahy, WI,
  • Prepared, reviewed and filed nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") and to the Department of Labor.
  • Managed assigned cases and worked closely with Attorney, as well as international and national clients to meet deadlines by preparing affidavits, drafting forms, and organizing legal documents and files.
  • Assisted with initial client interviews to obtain relevant case data and aided with determination of case issues and development of necessary strategies.
  • Researched, located, obtained and organized client documentation in addition to preparing needed forms and locating and summarizing applicable law.
  • Responsible for preparing a wide range of immigration applications/petitions/benefits including: Permanent Residence, Adjustment of Status, Citizenship, H-1B specialty occupation visa; H-3 trainee visa; L-1 A intra-company transferee visa; L-1B specialized knowledge intra-company transferee visa; E-1/E-2 treaty traders and investors visas; O-1 extraordinary ability; P-1, P-3 visas; R-1 religious visa;.
  • Responsible for calling the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for case updates or issues with pending cases.
  • Researched immigration and government regulations, case law and procedures to support client cases.
  • Advocated and communicated extensively with clients regarding requests for information, case status and immigration procedures.
  • Maintained and updated monthly reports and spreadsheets with sensitive information.
  • Managed and maintained personal case load of 100 clients and trained and managed immigration paralegals.
Staff Associate, 01/1 to 01/1
University Of KentuckyLexington, KY,
  • Acted as a liaison between the director and the staff, participate in the development and achievement of the department goals and objectives;.
  • Assisted in the implementation of and monitor compliance with policies, procedures and standards of practice consistent with the department;.
  • collaborate with various department heads to promote positive interdepartmental relations;.
  • Assisted in the development, implementation, and monitoring of an accurate and effective documentation system.
  • Supported project management of ASD-related strategic initiatives as needed.
  • Implemented strategy for community outreach and event coordination including but not limited to:.
  • Worked with ASD team to identify outreach priorities, researching and tracking contacts, and developing content (e.g., writing marketing emails).
  • Planned events including securing and managing event spaces and other facilities issues, contacting and coordinating speakers, managing payment and logistics, preparing materials, oversight of attendee registration and follow-up, day-of support.
  • Tracked evaluation and attendance data from all community outreach, including in-person, online and media events.
  • Coordinated data and clinical paperwork related to ASD initiatives such as the Social Learning Program, including tracking metrics.
  • Coordinated and following up on applications of volunteers to the ASD team, including reviewing and forwarding materials, scheduling interviews, managing related paperwork.
  • Maintenance and annual updating of internal resources including team resources and standard recommendation templates.
  • Staffed resource center hotline, responding to parent enquiries, referring to appropriate providers.
  • Completed additional responsibilities, as required.
Paralegal, 01/1 to 01/1
D.R. Horton, Inc.High Point, NC,
  • Prepared legal papers for trials, hearing and asylums.
  • Perform preliminary interviews of clients and witnesses.
  • Experience in drafting briefs and legal memos, and assisting with the lawyers in maintaining files on any current cases.
  • Researched facts of case to ensure that proper action was taken on each case.
  • Assisted attorneys in the management of multiple immigration cases under their direction.
  • Prepared various immigration applications under the direct supervision of attorneys.
  • Communicated with clients via telephone, fax, and email to ensure that applications and supporting documents were submitted, and deadlines were met in a timely fashion.
Research Technician, 01/1 to 01/1
BasfGa, GA,
  • Scarifying dogs, patch clamp technique, isolating heart cells, ran experiments in the lab.
  • Sequencing proteins implicated in the hearts and lungs.
  • organization of lab and calibration of equipment,.
  • Retained data log of all procedures done in the lab.
, 01/1 to 01/1
Bickford Senior LivingFredericksburg, VA,
  • Research Assistance.
  • Research through patient files and gathering detailed data, conducted experiments pertaining to anesthesia, developed research data that led to better techniques in anesthesia.
  • Overall laboratory organization and preparation of tubes, racks, labels, media and other solutions and reagents.
  • Log in, label, separate, and distribute samples (blood, stools, saliva, cells, supernatant etc.) for processing.
  • Perform data analysis, prepare graphical representation of data (GraphPad Prism software), and oral presentations (Microsoft Power Point).
  • Organize sample databases and freezer inventories (Microsoft Word and Excel).
  • Performed fluorescent and colormetric immunohistochemistry and stereologic cell counts on mouse brain slices, including the appropriate animal handling and tissue prep for these techniques.
  • Performed molecular techniques such as western blot and PCR, animal behavior tasks, and possibly to learn small animal surgery.
History Taker, 01/1 to 01/1
Bickford Senior LivingLancaster, OH,
  • Take histories of patients at medical and dental intake including blood pressure, pulse, temperature and other pertinent medical information.
, 01/1 to 01/1
HologicMethuen, MA,
  • Worked with children, who were physical abused by their father or watched their mother getting physical abuse by their husband or boyfriend, by using art therapy.
Manager, 01/1 to 01/1
Bickford Senior LivingAurora, IL,
  • Ordered supplies, obtained pricing and quotes, prepared purchase requests and maintained an organized expense log.
  • Promoted and sold Sweet Factory merchandise while meeting monthly store sales goals.
  • Maintained professional and helpful demeanor to ensure that customer's need was met with complete satisfaction.
  • Maintained store appearance and operation.
  • Recruited and trained new associates as well as organizing inventory.
  • Loss prevention.
, 01/1999 to 01/2000
Charter Schools UsaOcoee, FL,
  • Worked in Rainbow Baby & Children Hospital, taking to the children before and after their surgery, trying to let them not to be scared from the surgery.
Tutor, 01/1 to 12/1998
Bickford Senior LivingCanton, MI,
  • Tutored 7th graders with math and science.
, 01/1997 to 01/1999
Fedex Cross BorderMilwaukee, WI,
  • Worked in ER, taking to the patients family telling them what is going on, assisted nursing staff with beds, waste disposal, linen recovery, stocking supplies, as well as assembly of crutches.
Sunday school teacher, 01/1994 to 01/1
St. Mark Coptic Orthodox ChurchCity, STATE,
  • Teach the preschoolers religion.
Education and Training
: , Expected in Aug '04
American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine - ,
GPA:
Cupe Coy, Sint Maarten Completed 60 credit units toward Medicine Degree
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in May 2000
John Carroll University - University Heights, OH
GPA:
Psychology
Interests
2000 - Present St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Seven Hills, OH Co-President of the Youth Group Organized activities for the youth 1996 - Present St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Seven Hills, OH Co-coordinator of Annual Egyptian Festival Organized the activities and planning of the festival 1996 - 2000 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Captain Intramural sports, football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball 1999 - 2000 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Off-campus Senator Off-campus senator for the seniors for Student Union 1996 - 2000 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Member Member of the Multi-Cultural Affairs Organization 1996 - 2000 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Participant Participated in Harvest for Hunger 1997 - 1999 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Sophomore and Junior Representative Junior Representative for Dance Marathon
Languages
Fluent in Arabic
Skills
Adobe Acrobat, anesthesia, Arabic, art, Attorney, benefits, blood pressure, calibration, oral, developing content, credit, client, clients, data analysis, databases, Decision making, direction, documentation, drafting, email, event coordination, experiments, fashion, fax, forecasting, forms, government regulations, inventory, Laboratory Equipment, law, legal, legal documents, logistics, Loss prevention, director, managing, marketing, materials, math, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Power Point, Word, Microsoft Word, NMR, nursing, organizational skills, organizing, PCR, policies, presentations, pricing, Prism, project management, maintaining files, researching, Research, sales, scheduling, spreadsheets, strategy, strategic, Supervising, supervision, surgery, telephone, therapy, UV, X-ray
Additional Information
  • PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS 2000 - Present St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Seven Hills, OH Co-President of the Youth Group Organized activities for the youth 1996 - Present St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Seven Hills, OH Co-coordinator of Annual Egyptian Festival Organized the activities and planning of the festival 1996 - 2000 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Captain Intramural sports, football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball 1999 - 2000 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Off-campus Senator Off-campus senator for the seniors for Student Union 1996 - 2000 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Member Member of the Multi-Cultural Affairs Organization 1996 - 2000 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Participant Participated in Harvest for Hunger 1997 - 1999 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH Sophomore and Junior Representative Junior Representative for Dance Marathon

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School Attended
  • American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine
  • John Carroll University
Job Titles Held:
  • Immigration Paralegal
  • Staff Associate
  • Paralegal
  • Research Technician
  • History Taker
  • Manager
  • Tutor
  • Sunday school teacher
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science