Legal Assistant who is highly educated and willing to continually research and learn new techniques on how to improve the efficiency and efficacy of each case.
MS Office proficient
Knowledge of copyright law
Daily docket reports
Travel and event coordination
Personal Injury law familiarity
Premises Liability law familiarity
Legal AssistantJan 2016 to Current Law Offices of Ronald E. Sholes － Jacksonville, FLMet with clients and other legal professionals to discuss case details. Collected data to prepare and draft settlement packages for clients. Interpreted and relayed legal information in a clear format for clients. Processed all assigned cases according to company and client service level agreements. Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys' request. Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, doctors and attorneys. Drafted legal complaints, summons and interrogatories. Composed and typed routine letters of correspondence. Managed consents to change attorney for high-volume transfers. Acted as the point of contact for all incoming co-counsel requests. Trained new employees on office equipment and job duties.Directed incoming calls to appropriate staff members. Used computer databases, credit reports, tax and legal filings to locate persons and compile information for investigations. Organized legal memoranda and client correspondence. Opened new claim files.
Visual AssociateAug 2015 to Dec 2015 Forever 21 － Jacksonville, FLMaintained up-to-date knowledge of store policies regarding payments, returns and exchanges. Prevented store losses using awareness, attention to detail and integrity. Trained ten new employees quarterly. Computed accurate sales prices for purchase transactions. Generated sales and inventory reports in Excel with data from a variety of sources, maintaining a 100% accuracy rate. Worked under strict deadlines and responded to service requests and emergency call-outs. Successfully interacted with customers and retail buyers to expedite orders.
Lead Certified Nursing AssistantJan 2015 to Jul 2015 Mount Greylock Extended Care － Pittsfield, MADeveloped patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and asthma. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents. Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
Education and Training
High School Diploma, College Prep2011Camden County High School － Kingsland, GA, United States