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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Dependable Legal Assistant accomplished in assisting high profile attorneys on hundreds of successful cases. Dedicated to maintaining professional standards and ethical work habits to produce quality case content. Excellent technical and organizational skills to excel under deadline and workload pressures. Dedicated to making the lives of busy executives/attorneys easier. Served as an effective gatekeeper; prepared well-written researched and accurate documents, managed busy calendars; and efficiently handled daily office/legal tasks on a daily basis.

Skills
  • Word (excellent dictation skills, live and dictation software), Excel, PowerPoint
  • Insurance
  • Inventory
  • Legal
  • Legal Solutions
  • Client relations
  • Meridian
  • Windows
  • Office management
  • Receptionist
  • Hearing preparation
  • Family Law phase expertise
  • Case Management
  • Problem resolution
  • Filing
  • Accounting, Phones
  • Accounts payable, Time Management
  • Billing, Transcription
  • Litigation
  • Meetings
  • PowerPoint
  • Office equipment
  • Quattro Pro
  • Electronic filing
  • File management
  • Document preparation
  • Legal Research
  • Project organization
Education
University of Phoenix San Diego, CA, Expected in 05/2019 Bachelor of Science : Management - GPA :
Kelsey Jenney College San Diego, CA, Expected in 01/2017 Associate of Applied Science : Paralegal Studies - GPA :
Hoover High School San Diego, CA Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Strativia - Legal Assistant
Washington, DC, 05/2017 - 03/2020
  • Maintained litigation docket and calendars for managing partner noting deadlines for responsive pleadings, motions and other important deadlines.
  • Create, organize and maintained case files and binders for family law.
  • Time Management.
  • Heavy case load (over 60 plus active cases).
  • Set up conference rooms for informal and formal meetings/conferences.
  • Extensive Dictation/Transcription.
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
  • Handled electronic court filings and coordinated court activities.
  • Prepared case summaries for mediation conferences to include martial settlement agreements
  • Developed positive working relationship with courts, clients, law enforcement members and attorneys.
Ken Garff - Legal Assistant/Accounting Manager
Ogden, UT, 02/2008 - 04/2017
  • Office management.
  • Created, organized and maintained case files and binders for family law.
  • Overhauled process for year-end inventory audits to improve accuracy.
  • Dictation/Transcription.
  • Handle client relations; maintain firm’s calendar; and produce documents involving litigation, contract agreements.
  • Implemented budget and expense controls and financial policies by analyzing income and expenditures.
  • Managed accounting operations, including journal entries, collection efforts, reconciliations and payroll processing.
  • Handled office scheduling and made notes for deadlines, motions and other important dates.
  • Handled electronic court filings and coordinated court activities.
  • Completed document revisions, court document filings, travel arrangements and client billing to include martial settlement agreements
  • Answered multi-line telephone and coordinated meetings and conferences.
  • Worked alongside senior partner, two associate attorneys administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants on complex cases and legal processes.
ENDEMAN, LINCOLN, TUREK & HEATER, LLC - Receptionist/Legal Assistant
City, STATE, 01/2006 - 02/2008
  • Receptionist duties include directing telephone calls, greeting clients, overflow work.
  • Schedule and prepare conference rooms for depositions, mediations and client meetings.
  • Assist accounting clerk with billing, monthly costs and various projects as requested.
  • Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Drafted professional memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.
  • Liaised with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to properly process orders in alignment with needs and specifications of management.
  • Aggregated and prepared documentation and reports for office meetings, distribution and filing.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
  • Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
LEGALSTAFF TEMPORARY AGENCY - Receptionist/File Clerk
City, STATE, 11/2005 - 01/2006
  • Onsite at various law firms).
  • Receptionist duties included greeting clients, directing telephone calls, assisting attorneys/paralegals/secretaries.
  • Calendared and distributed all incoming and outgoing mail for various firms.
  • Scheduled and prepared conference rooms for depositions, mediations and client meetings.
  • Transcribed correspondence, pleadings and discovery for insurance defense cases.
  • Create, organize and, maintain case files; create pleadings and discovery indices in several practice areas including: civil litigation, class action, construction defect, Appellate, District and Superior Courts.
  • Prepared packages for shipment, pickup and courier services for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Aggregated and prepared documentation and reports for office meetings, distribution and filing.
Accomplishments
  • Managing Multiple Projects, Objectives and Deadlines. The Exceptional Assistant and Successful Communication Skills for Women. Management Skills for Administrative Professionals and Stepping Up to Leadership.

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • Kelsey Jenney College
  • Hoover High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Assistant/Accounting Manager
  • Receptionist/Legal Assistant
  • Receptionist/File Clerk

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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