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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Driven Legal Assistant with 17+ years of experience in criminal law with proven expertise in client relations and management. Systematic and well organized in managing case files, preparing and filing documents and meeting deadlines as well as being committed to streamlining processes to facilitate company growth. Proficient in maintaining and managing highly confidential information with professionalism and integrity.

Skills
  • Case management
  • Administrative Support
  • Advanced word processing
  • Writing and editing
  • Documentation expertise
  • Excellent Multi-tasking
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Client service and support
  • Organizational Efficiency
Education
University of Louisiana At Lafayette Lafayette, Expected in 1999 : General Business/Criminal Justice - GPA :

1997-1999

Lafayette High School Lafayette, LA Expected in 1996 Highschool General Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Ronnoco Coffee Llc - Legal Assistant/Office Manager
Cape Girardeau, MO, 07/2009 - 07/2021
  • Created and prepared highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as correspondences, pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, contracts and briefs.
  • Mitigated legal team's workload by reviewing and evaluating legal documents, discovery materials and contracts.
  • Professionally and efficiently screened new contacts in order to meet and exceed revenue goals by identifying viable new clients.
  • Conducted detailed client intakes, and conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information, schedule appointments, and discuss progress of cases.
  • Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase to facilitate expeditious litigation.
  • Conducted thorough research using diverse resources to assist professional staff with routine and special project tasks.
  • Diligently reviewed, edited and proofread litigation for proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Responsible for filing documents into the record with courts in different judicial districts throughout Louisiana, including the United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana, and utilizing the Pacer system
  • Experience with Appeal processes within the First, Third and Fifth Circuit Courts, as well as, the Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • Created and implemented all policies, work flow processes and work assignments.
  • Responsible for accounts receivable, preparation of monthly client invoicing, and handling of the collection processes for past due accounts;
  • Promoted firm's value and brand by updating marketing aspects, and researched legal market to target and generate new business.
  • Developed positive working relationship with courts, clients, law enforcement members and attorneys.
  • Also have gained extensive knowledge and experience with the criminal expungement process, and the correct process as deemed by the State of Louisiana for the preparation and filing of the Motions.
Stripe - REGIONAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE
Seattle, WA, 08/2007 - 06/2009
  • Prospected and conducted face-to-face sales calls with business executives and directors throughout assigned territory.
  • Visited customer locations to evaluate requirements, demonstrate product offerings and propose strategic solutions for diverse needs.
  • Performed monthly inventory, product orders, and handed all insurance claims for Southern Louisiana.
  • Provided prompt and efficient customer service and effective problem resolution.
BARRY J. SALLINGER, APLC - LEGAL ASSISTANT
City, STATE, 05/2002 - 08/2007
  • Maintained attorneys calendar, scheduled all appointments, appearances and briefings.
  • Interviewed and prepared intake sheets for new clients, and received and placed telephone calls to clients and prospective clients.
  • Created, indexed and maintained client files.
  • Filed court documents and legal pleadings with court clerk on behalf of attorneys.
  • Handled office scheduling and calendaring of scheduling order dates and deadlines; maintaining tickler system;
  • Prepared draft pleadings, motions, deposition notices, discovery requests, responses and objections.
  • Researched statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
  • Communicated with clients to schedule appointments and discuss progress of cases.
  • Responsible for accounts receivable, preparation of monthly client invoicing, and handling of the collection processes for past due accounts
MICHAEL H. COLVIN - APLC LEGAL ASSISTANT
City, STATE, 05/2001 - 05/2002
  • Screened telephone calls and forwarded to appropriate departments.
  • Prepared legal correspondence and wrote professional letters for legal assistants and attorneys.
  • Maintained calendar and tickler system and handled all scheduling and coordinating of attorney's calendar.
  • Responsible for the preparation of exhibits and organization of data into reports for court records.
  • Organized files for court proceedings.
  • Created, indexed and maintained client binders.
  • Filed documents with courts on behalf of attorney.

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School Attended

  • University of Louisiana At Lafayette
  • Lafayette High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant/Office Manager
  • REGIONAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE
  • LEGAL ASSISTANT
  • APLC LEGAL ASSISTANT

Degrees

  • Highschool General Diploma

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