Legal Secretary with over five years in legal administration. Skillfully blends a diverse background in law with real-life experience to make rational and sound judgments and maintain high productivity.
MS Office proficient
Drafting legal documents
Exceptional communication skills
Legal Assistant responsible for supporting one partner, one associate and one of counsel attorney in all civil litigation and administrative law matters. Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys' request. Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, and attorneys. Drafted legal answers, summons and interrogatories. Composed and typed routine letters of correspondence. Redacted confidential information from all legal documents on a case by case basis.Issued subpoenas for all necessary records in preparation for trials.Trained new employees on office equipment and job duties. Directed incoming calls to appropriate staff members. Organized legal memoranda and client correspondence. Monitored legal volumes to verify that the law library was up-to-date. Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials. Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files. Processed and distributed invoices to bill clients. Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents. Assisted in the preparation of engagement letters. Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review. Opened new client files and new matters. Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences. Recorded and monitored court appearance dates. Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints.
This position supports three Partners, a General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer. * Assist with Outlook calendar upkeep for all. * Help with wire transfers and share transfers to clients. * Created and maintains tracking system for accounting and general purposes using Microsoft Excel. * Interface with clients in person and via phone and email. * Created filing system.
Supported the Regional Account Manager as well as a team of District Account Managers spread out throughout the West coast. Provided detailed reports to all supported filtered for their particular district weekly. Created PowerPoint presentations, pivot table reports and charts and graphs for high level executive meetings monthly.
Responsible for supporting five attorneys working in several different law areas. Primary responsible for all labor matters concerning the Public Employment Relations Board, in particular for logging, scanning and routing all correspondence from PERB to various attorneys in the University system. In addition, this position was the main point of contact for requesting extensions of time to respond, etc. Maintained all attorneys Outlook calendars as well as interfacing with other Executive Secretaries in order to calendar high level meetings with management. Proofreading correspondence and pleadings. Arranging Courtcall appearances. E-Filing pleadings with various courts using OneLegal. Maintaining detailed files and running various reports.
Legal Secretary supporting one partner and three associates in the law area of estate planning, conservatorships, civil litigation and family law. Maintaining firm calendar via Compulaw/Vision calendaring software. Creating table of contents and table of authorities. Responsible for Outlook calendaring. Drafting correspondence and pleadings for court filing. Proofreading all documents for attorneys. Occasionally called upon to file documents with the court in person. E-File documents with various counties using OneLegal. Maintaining pleading and correspondence files. NotarizingEstate Planning documents.
Provided executive secretarial support to the Assistant Division Director and staff in the Infrastructure & Shared Services Unit of the Information Services Division. This position provides leadership and direction to other support staff on unit specific secretarial tasks. Organizing and coordinating work on complex unit projects. Creating complex multi-destination travel arrangements. Overseeing and updating calendars using Microsoft Outlook. Preparing and editing PowerPoint presentations for large and small meetings. Drafting correspondence. * Preparing travel and expense reports. Placing supply orders. Was recognized with a service award for excellence for the coordination of the first Judicial Branch Information Security Summit.
Executive Secretary to the manager of the Claims department. Coordination of large and small meetings, all travel arrangements for group of 40 subject matter experts and responsible for taking meeting minutes. Position provided leadership and direction to other support staff.
Account management for regional and territorial sales managers. Position required advanced knowledge of plastic manufacturing industry including the use of advanced math skills. Processed all plastic orders for companies with sales region assigned as well as resolving all billing and shipping concerns.
Provided renewal rates and comprehensive reports for existing business clients. Designed electronic file systems and maintained electronic and paper files. Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence. Created PowerPoint presentations used for business development. Created and maintained spreadsheets using advanced Excel functions and calculations to develop reports and lists.
Graduated with a grade point average of 3.72
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