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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Legal professional with strong skills in writing, organizing and filing cases related to Civil Litigation. Expertly conducts research, collects witness statements and organizes files. Experienced working with diverse populations to optimize representation.

Skills
  • Policy and procedure modification
  • Documentation and control
  • Workflow planning
  • Database administration
  • Payroll and budgeting
  • Contract negotiations
  • Credit and collections
  • Google Drive
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Budgeting
  • Administrative support
  • Clerical support
  • Project Management
  • Office management
  • Organizational skills
  • Scheduling
  • Clear oral/written communication
  • Excellent multi-tasking ability
  • Sorting and labeling
  • Mail handling
  • Technical Support
  • Expense reporting
  • Performance improvement
  • Office administration
  • Bookkeeping
  • Travel coordination
Work History
Legal Assistant/Office Manager, 04/2015 to 01/2022
Cleveland Construction-InteriorsMason, OH,
  • Kept front office clean and well-organized to keep areas presentable for guests and maximize professional appeal.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained accounting records.
  • Created and updated physical records and digital files to maintain current, accurate and compliant documentation.
  • Oversaw office inventory activities by ordering and requisitions and stocking and shipment receiving.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request.
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents.
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation and preparing digital materials and displays.
  • Managed billable hour tracking, payroll, client invoicing and schedules for Number-attorney office.
  • Collected, drafted and maintained resources to provide comprehensive materials accessible to all firm lawyers.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase to facilitate expeditious litigation.
  • Contacted key witnesses to testify at court hearings.
  • Directed and coordinated service of subpoenas and scheduling of depositions for several legal professionals.
  • Adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Drafted, signed and certified key legal documents for judicial review.
  • Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
  • Created and implemented policies, work flow processes and work assignments.
  • Identified appropriate judicial decisions relevant to cases.
  • Analyzed evidence gathering and presentation, client counseling, and jury selection methods processes for civil litigation.
  • Examined and generated memos on statutory law, case law and federal and state regulations using online research databases, such as Westlaw, and print sources.
  • Reviewed contracts and reported findings to support legal team in development of breach of contract defenses.
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database.
Legal Assistant , 08/2004 to 04/2015
Capital HealthPemberton, NJ,
  • Handled office scheduling and made notes for deadlines, motions and other important dates.
  • Filed court documents and legal pleadings with court clerk on behalf of attorneys.
  • Scheduled appointments, court appearances and depositions for busy law firm.
  • Worked alongside attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants on complex cases and legal processes.
  • Managed accounts and client records of clients, observing confidentiality and extreme discretion.
  • Developed positive working relationship with courts, clients, law enforcement members and attorneys.
  • Completed electronic filings, initiated billing statements and managed firm administrative matters.
  • Completed document revisions, court document filings, travel arrangements and client billing.
  • Reviewed, edited and proofread legislation drafts for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation and formatting.
  • Prepared for trials, conducting legal research and drafting pleadings.
  • Organized key evidence exhibits to prepare for trials.
  • Transcribed weekly and bi-weekly calendar meetings for staff and attorneys.
File Clerk, 06/2002 to 10/2005
Robie And MatthiaCity, STATE,
  • Examined, categorized and sorted incoming documents.
  • Tracked incoming and outgoing files and materials and maintained accurate records for potential discrepancies.
  • Maintained physical and computer-based filing systems.
  • Prepared new files and assigned tracking identification numbers, resulting in faster retrievals.
Education
High School Diploma: General Studies, Expected in 01/2002 to Crescenta Valley High School - La Crescenta, CA
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Associate Degree In Science: Political Science, Expected in 06/2016 to Pasadena City College - Pasadena, CA
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Paralegal Certfication : Legal Assistant, Expected in 01/2022 to UC Berkeley - Berkeley, CA,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Crescenta Valley High School
  • Pasadena City College
  • UC Berkeley

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant/Office Manager
  • Legal Assistant
  • File Clerk

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate Degree In Science
  • Paralegal Certfication

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