Detail-oriented Certified Paralegal with a demonstrated commitment to excellence, ethical processing and client confidentiality. A enthusiastic, resourceful recent graduate with academic and professional background in legal assistance. Ability to establish priorities and meet challenges head-on. Also strong at maintaining projects organized, and a independent worker with strong time-management skills.
Legal Assistant, 04/2013
to 10/2014 Gunter and Danzey, P.C – Abbeville, United States,
Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
Called upon witnesses to testify under oath at court hearings.
Produced legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills and contracts.
Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files.
Evaluated client progress toward completing terms of probation and addressed difficulties.
Produced legal documents, including contracts and real estate closing statements.
Filed all pleadings with the court clerk.
Prepared for trials by organizing exhibits and other key evidence.
Researched statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
Developed a working relationship with courts, clients, debtors and attorneys.
Analyzed client balance sheets for auditing purposes.
Contacted clients to schedule appointments and discuss the progress of cases.
Filed all court documents on behalf of the attorneys.
Dictated all weekly and bi-weekly calendar meetings.
Acted as first point of contact for all clients.
Prepared for trials by conducting legal research and drafting pleadings.
Assisted up to three lawyers at a time.
Met with clients to update them on progress of cases.
Reviewed, edited and proofread legislation for proper grammar, spelling, punctuating and formatting.
to 01/2014 Cheeburger Cheeburger – Dothan, United States,
Total checks, present them to customers, and accept payment for services.
Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
Serve food or beverages to patrons, and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
Teacher Assistant/Kitchen Staff, 11/2011
to 01/2013 Little Angels – Abbeville, United States,
Read to children and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.
Assist in preparing food for children and serve meals and refreshments to children and regulate rest periods.
Instruct children in health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.
Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress.
Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.
Sanitize toys and play equipment.
Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
to 03/2012 The Flower Pot – Abbeville, United States,
Compute credit terms, discounts, shipment charges, and rates for goods and services in order to complete billing documents.
Collect money from customers, make change, and record transactions on customer receipts.
Prepare itemized statements, bills, or invoices; and record amounts due for items purchased or services rendered.
Perform bookkeeping work, including posting data and keeping other records concerning costs of goods and services and the shipment of goods.
Water plants, and cut, condition, and clean flowers and foliage for storage.
to 11/2011 Cheeburger Cheeburger – Auburn, United States,
to 04/2011 El Dorados – Headland, United States,
Maintain contact with kitchen staff, management, serving staff, and customers to ensure that dining details are handled properly and customers' concerns are addressed.
Operate cash registers to accept payments for food and beverages.
Inform patrons of establishment specialties and features.
Greet guests and seat them at tables or in waiting areas.
Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, and to respond to complaints.
Inspect dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup.
Completed Certificate Program for License Paralegal & License Real Estate Agent: 10 2014 Troy University - Dothan,
Completed coursework towards Undergraduate: 11 2011 Southern Union College - Opelika,
Completed coursework towards Undergraduate: 9 2010 Troy University - Dothan,