Highly qualified and experienced Legal Administrative Assistant/Paralegal with
comprehensive knowledge of legal terminology, legal processes and procedures with
excellent office management and client relation skills.
Microsoft Office (All applications) InterAction contact database Unwavering work ethic
CM/ECF proficiency DTE/Elite Webview Ambitious and dependable
Adobe Superior communication skills Sound judgment and decision making
Hummingbird DM/eDOCS DM Strong interpersonal skills Uphold highest level of
ShareFile/DropBox Active listening skills Notary Public
Legal Administrative Assistant January 2000 to CurrentZelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP － Waltham, MA
Zelle Hofmann is a national law firm providing representation to corporate/commercial clients, including property and casualty insurers, both plaintiffs and defendants, in major loss disputes, antitrust/competition and other complex business litigation in venues across the United States and around the world.
Assistant to three Partners, including Office Managing Partner, Senior Partner and Hiring Partner with broadranged responsibilities that encompass the timely and meticulous preparation of complex cases from inception to appeal.
My tasks regularly include the following: Significantly assisting attorneys in high profile matters arising out of catastrophic losses, such as World Trade Center, Hurricane Katrina and Thailand flooding; Drafting, formatting and revising legal documents, including correspondence, discovery, motions, affidavits and memoranda of law; Filing and serving court documents via CM/ECF in accordance with Electronic Case Filing Administrative Procedures of applicable jurisdiction; Assisting with trial preparation including trial exhibit management, trial notebook preparation, and expert binder maintenance; Organizing, filing and maintaining all client files; Coordinating and facilitating a multitude of office functions including court calendar management, retention of court reporters, and scheduling of conference rooms for deposition proceedings; Ensuring open lines of communication and satisfaction of deadlines; Performing research to obtain and gather case relevant data and materials; Communicating with Courts regarding case matters; Managing attorneys' calendars and contacts in Outlook; Scheduling and coordinating domestic and international travel arrangements;.
Corporate Paralegal NECX.com LLC VerticalNet, Inc － Peabody, MA
Preparing and tracking expense reports; Offering assistance in diversity, recruiting and hiring efforts; Assisting in problem solving with higher levels of management when necessary; Coordinating onsite and offsite meetings and events; Planning and executing all firm outings and functions; and Coordinating and facilitating office volunteer efforts and charitable contributions.
Personally developed paperless filing system for all case related materials utilized as office standard NECX.com LLC is a B2B company specializing in the buying and selling of computer components and peripherals.
19992000) Solely supported Vice President and General Counsel in all aspects of operation, including developing and maintaining departmental policies and processes; drafting and preparing Employment Agreements for executive level employees, as well as for mergers and acquisitions; preparing various documents utilized in corporate closings and postclosings; preparing agreements for all areas of business (i.e., NonDisclosure, Engagement, Professional Services, etc.); Immigration matters regarding H1B Visa and Legal Permanent Resident status; Intellectual Property matters; business formations; and tracking all matters throughout Legal Department and maintaining interdepartmental coordination.
Received Circle of Excellence Award and President's Club member.
Legal Administrative Assistant January 1998 to January 1999Law Office of Norman A. Erlich － Boston, MA
Sole general practice offering representation in collections, personal injury, foreclosures, real estate, creditor rights and commercial litigation.
Responsible for drafting client correspondence and pleadings; answering and propounding discovery; preparing and organizing trial materials; interfacing with attorney throughout all phases of litigation; procuring and managing documents; and managing daily office operations.
Office Manager January 1994 to January 1998Kirkland Air Conditioning & Heating － Charlotte, NC
Kirkland Air Conditioning & Heating is a leading company offering the installation, service, repair, maintenance and replacement of residential heating and/or air conditioning systems in the Charlotte Metro area for more than 25 years.
Managing payroll; human resources; collections; inventory; purchasing; customer service; accounts payable/receivable; scheduling; corresponding directly with utility companies, buyers and vendors; and performing overall office duties.
A.S : Paralegal, 1992Bay Path College － Longmeadow, MAParalegal
B.S : Legal Studies, 1994GPA: Magna Cum LaudeLegal Studies Magna Cum Laude