A highly motivated leader with a thorough awareness, understanding and knowledge of public administration, criminal justice, policy development implementation and enforcement in the public and private sector, with several years of invaluable academic and professional experience as a Law-Docketing Clerk. Excellent research, analytical, problem solving skills, ability to easily learn and adapt to new environments, concepts and procedures, computer and internet savvy, compassionate, balanced and always striving to bring forth the very best.
Official Notary of the Public
time-management and Communications skills
of various court docketing websites such as PACER, Court Alert and Bloomberg
Law, as well as accessing websites to various locals courts
Exceptional telephone etiquette
Law-Docketing Clerk, 06/2015 to Current Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP – New York, New York, United States
Created new databases for all incoming cases and maintained and updated individual databases in rotation for approximately 1500 cases.
Scanned, uploaded and filed documents into the individual case databases.
Proofread various legal documents and recorded and tracked deadlines.
Retrieving , and distributing requested files as well as Notifying attorneys of upcoming due dates for documents, such as Responses to Motions and Replies, with a seven day and two day alert.
Maintaining the firm's internal Bar Admissions database for all attorneys to include Admission dates and Courts in which attorneys are admitted.
Researched statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
Developed a working relationship with courts, clients, debtors and attorneys.
Filed all court documents on behalf of the attorneys.
Assisted up to 3-5 lawyers at a time
Worked as a team with attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants.
Law Clerk, 10/2007 to 06/2015 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP – New York, New York, United States
Delivered documents to Federal and State Courts for hard copy filings, as well as delivering documents to other law firms by mail, Federal Express or by personal service.
Developed knowledge of electronic filing rules and regulations in various courts across the country, as well as an understanding of judges' rules with regards to the individual judge's courtroom proceedings and rules regarding electronic filings.
Responsible for maintaining dockets on cases and sending frequent updates to case teams, such as Orders, Decisions and Judgments.
Assisted with the opening of new cases and adding the appropriate distribution list of attorneys to receive alerts.
Assisted attorneys and paralegals in the conversion of documents into the proper PDF/A and text searchable format for electronic filings.
Assisted attorneys in obtaining Certificates of Good Standing in the First, Second and Third Departments in New York, as well as certificates from other states.
Developed and maintained professional relationships with various courtroom personnel.
Assists with the notarization of legal documents for use in court or to be electronically filed.
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice, 1997 Marist College - Poughkeepsie, New York