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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Diligent and driven professional who has achieved success in a variety of roles with increasing levels of responsibility. An effective communicator and team-builder with strong analytical, management and organizational skills.

Highlights

MS Office proficient

Detail-oriented

Excellent time management skills

Analytical

Highly organized

Excellent communication skills

Customer service-focused

People-oriented

Friendly

Energetic

Experience
03/2011 to Current
Legal Assistant Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Dublin, OH,
  • Acted as liaison between clients, vendors and attorneys.
  • Organized and prioritized the case loads of 3-4 attorneys.
  • Composed and revised legal documents, letters, depositions and court documents including legal complaints, summons and interrogatories at attorney's request.
  • Assisted in the preparation of engagement letters.
  • Proofread documents and submitted to attorneys for review.
  • Composed and typed routine letters of correspondence. Photocopied, mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Electronically filed documents in both State and Federal Courts.
  • Managed consents to change attorney for high-volume transfers.
  • Opened new client files and new matters.
  • Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences and coordinated travel arrangements.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations used for business development.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents.
  • Assisted attorneys with deposition and trial preparation including arrangements with court reporters, assembly of exhibits and document management through the use of Relativity software.
  • Assisted with the preparation and coordination of firm-related events such as CLE's, the 2013 and 2014 Life After Law School presentations and an infoTech Niagara networking event. I contacted and followed up with potential speakers, assisted with reservations, PowerPoint presentations as well as the creation and distribution of event flyers
02/2004 to 03/2011
Legal Assistant Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Cincinnati, OH,
  • Composed and revised legal documents, letters, depositions and court documents including legal complaints, summons and interrogatories at attorney's request.
  • Proofread documents and submitted to attorneys for review.
  • Coordinated service of legal documents for presentation to court.
  • Electronically filed documents in both State and Federal Courts.
  • Received and disbursed all incoming mail.
  • Acted as a liaison between the firm's clients and the in house attorneys as well as opposing counsel.
  • Handled calls to court to arrange conferences, telephonic appearances, adjournments and resolution of issues regarding hearings and electronic filings.
  • Assisted with settlement of pending motions and drafting settlement stipulations.
  • Prepared client payment histories.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements.
  • Communicated all hearing results to the clients and followed for court orders.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations used for business development.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents.
10/2003 to 2004
Profit Power Support Associate Lantrax, Inc. City, STATE,
  • Provided customer service support to real estate agencies regarding the Lantrax software product.
  • Handled incoming support requests and monitored the Lantrax support system database.
  • Provided testing for all system upgrades that were implemented.
1997 to 09/2003
Program Administrator/Client Liaison Remarketing Services Of America City, STATE,
    Provided superior customer service both internally and externally. Managed two client portfolios totaling over 2500 accounts.
  • Worked under strict deadlines and responded to client requests.
  • Ran reports and supplied data to fulfill client report requirements.
  • Arranged for vehicle transport to corresponding auction locations and acted as a liaison between my clients and auctions throughout the country.
  • Reviewed all expenses incurred on the client's behalf.
  • Provided pricing for all sale vehicles.
  • Handled auditing of all existing files as well as management of all new files as they were assigned.
  • Conducted all system testing of the remarketing procedures as technological advances were made within the company.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations used for business development.
Career Accomplishments

At Phillips Lytle LLP, I am an active member of a team in charge of testing new software including Summation, Decisiv, and the implementation of new technology which will assist in transforming the firm into a paperless environment.

Education
Expected in to to
: Business Administration Religious Studies
Canisius College - Buffalo, NY
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Expected in to to
: Psychology
Buffalo State College - Buffalo, NY
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Expected in to to
: Psychology
University at Buffalo - Amherst, NY
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School Attended

  • Canisius College
  • Buffalo State College
  • University at Buffalo

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Assistant
  • Profit Power Support Associate
  • Program Administrator/Client Liaison

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