I am highly organized and detail oriented. I am a team player, honest and dependable, with an exceptional work ethic. I remain calm in a stressful environment and consider myself to be an asset to any organization.
Legal Assistant October 1998 to CurrentHosp, Gilbert & Bergsten PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT CONFIDENTIAL － Pasadena, California
two associates, and a paralegal in a busy insurance defense practice.
Responsibilities include composing and preparation of correspondence, preparing pleadings for filings with all courts, maintaining knowledge of current court requirements and procedures, maintaining multiple calendars, setting meetings, depositions, and mediations, and heavy telephone and e-mail contact with clients, claims adjusters, and opposing counsel.
Legal Assistant January 1994 to January 1998Kolts & Nawa Ott, Marquez & Horowitz － Pasadena Glendale, California
at insurance defense law firms.
Responsibilities included preparation and filing of pleadings in all courts, preparing correspondence, setting motions, setting depositions, knowing all current court filing procedures, calendaring due dates, and maintaining files.
Legal Assistant January 1987 to January 1990Loeb and Loeb － Los Angeles, California
to two real estate attorneys.
Responsibilities included maintaining and editing various lease forms, contracts, typing correspondence, and handling signature requirements for both tenants and landlords.