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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • resumesample@example.com
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:
Professional Summary
25 years of progressively responsible secretarial, administrative, and paralegal support in personal injury, civil rights, contract litigation, real estate, workers compensation and family law litigation practices including:
Skills
  • Specialty in Civil Litigation
  • Family Law Experience
  • CPS Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Federal Litigation and Procedure
  • State Litigation and Procedure
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Excellent judgment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Knowledge of credit disputes
  • Analytical
  • Strong legal background
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Effective verbal and written communication with clients, insurance carriers, experts and opposing counsel.
  • Exceptional writer
  • Drafting of Complaints, Answers, Discovery, Law and Motions, Appellate Briefs
  • Legal Solutions and on-line forms
  • WordPerfect
  • Microsoft Office
  • Computer repair
  • Computer Networking
  • Lexis/Westlaw
  • Exercise independent judgment and decision making abilities.
  • Uphold ethical standards of the legal profession known for a high level of confidentiality and discretion.
Work History
Law Clerk, 05/2008 to Current
State Of North Dakota North East, ND,
  • Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request.
Paralegal/Law Clerk, 02/2002 to 02/2008
Law Offices Of Samer Habbas Inc. Pc Irvine, CA,
  • Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents.
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request.
  • Managed billable hour tracking, payroll, client invoicing and attorney schedules.
Marketing Assistant, 03/2000 to 02/2002
Lawyer Defend Yourself City, STATE,
  • Maintained client database
  • Researched potential clients preparing address and phone lists, summary of disciplinary actions against attorneys
  • Prepared marketing materials; mass mailings to former, current and potential clients
Law Clerk/Paralegal/Secretary, 01/1994 to 01/2000
James Michael MacPhee, Esq. City, STATE,
  • Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents for criminal matter, appellate briefs, civil rights action.
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Assisted in trial preparation
  • Maintained and built computers and software installation for office.
Secretary/Law Clerk, 03/1991 to 01/1994
Law Offices Of Norman Feirstein City, STATE,
  • Started as Legal Secretary and Progressed to Paralegal
Education
J.D.: Law, Expected in 2008
to
Pacific Coast University College of Law - Long Beach, CA
GPA:
  • GPA 89/100
Bachelor of Science: Psychology/Mathematics, Expected in 1977
to
Pennsylvania State University - State College, PA
GPA:
  • Coursework in Psychology/Mathematics 
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School Attended
  • Pacific Coast University College of Law
  • Pennsylvania State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Law Clerk
  • Paralegal/Law Clerk
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Law Clerk/Paralegal/Secretary
  • Secretary/Law Clerk
Degrees
  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Science

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