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legal office administrator mortgage foreclosure paralegal resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Dedicated legal office administrator with 9 plus years of industry experience. History of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational vision. Strengths include legal research, case management and document preparation. Clear knowledge of court processes and legal proceedings. Well-versed in legal terminology and legal document preparation.

Skills
  • Legal Research
  • Document Preparation and Editing
  • Administrative Support
  • Certified Notary Signing Agent
  • Official Notary of the Public
  • Staff Management
  • Paralegal
Education
Roberts Wesleyan College Rochester, NY Expected in 05/2021 : Society For Human Resource Management Certificate - GPA :
Monroe Community College Rochester, NY, Expected in 05/2019 ABA Paralegal Certificate : Legal Studies - GPA :
Buffalo State College Buffalo, NY Expected in 05/2010 Bachelor Degree : Social Sciences - GPA :
Monroe Community College Rochester, NY Expected in 05/2008 Associate of Arts : Legal Studies - GPA :
Edison Career And Technology High School Rochester, NY Expected in 06/2005 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Raytheon Technologies Corp - Legal Office Administrator/Mortgage Foreclosure Paralegal
Plano, TX, 08/2012 - Current
  • Process on average 75-100 foreclosures/eviction cases monthly.
  • Complete filings to initiate foreclosure and eviction cases with proper court.
  • Prepare a variety of supporting legal documents and correspondence for attorneys to present in court.
  • Conduct legal research in preparation for completing legal documents for trial preparation.
  • Complete court filings in person and electronically through NYSCEF.
  • Serve as a liaison between attorneys and clerk's office.
  • Managing general accounting functions and track status of debt collections for over 50 accounts.
  • Attend foreclosure auctions as a representative on behalf of banks and other firms.
  • Monitor and supervise designated team members.
  • Review daily and weekly productivity reports for designated team members.
  • Work directly with Paralegals and Attorneys to mitigate any issues.
  • Delivered engaging and polished presentations for potential clients and prepared powerpoint presentations.
  • Improved office management by reconciling issues and outlining proactive solutions.
  • Coached new employees on administrative procedures, company policies, performance standards, and assist with ongoing training of designated team members.
  • Developed and updated spreadsheets and databases to track, analyze and report on performance and sales data.
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization and management.
  • Organized weekly staff meetings and logged minutes for corporate records.
  • Proofreading and document review for completeness and accuracy.
Connors, Corcoran & Buholtz PLLC - Legal Intern
City, STATE, 08/2018 - 11/2018
  • Developed polished motions and briefs to support litigation processes and court proceedings.
  • Managed calendar and supervised appointment scheduling for attorney.
  • Reviewed, organized and filed legal documents in person and electronically through NSYCEF.
  • Conducted legal research and analysis.
  • Drafted responses to plaintiffs demands.
  • Drafted notices to respond.
  • Revised and finalized letters, briefs and memos.
  • Prepared medical authorizations.
  • Reviewed wills and estate documents.
  • Preparing discovery documents.
  • Proofreading and document review for completeness and accuracy.
Adecco National Recruitment Center - Administrative Assistant / Workflow Management Team
City, STATE, 03/2011 - 11/2011
  • Provide customer and personal services, conveyed information effectively assess customer needs, met quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction while multi-tasking.
  • Provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and candidates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person, while keeping files updated with accurate documentation.
  • Liaison between multiple companies and recruiters working with internal database to input job orders that were required to be posted and filled.
  • Coached new employees on administrative procedures, company policies and performance standards.
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization and management.
  • Answered multi-line phone system, routing calls, delivering messages to staff.
  • Developed and updated spreadsheets and databases to track, analyze and report on performance and sales data
Adecco National Recruitment Center - Jr. Recruiter / Hiring Logistics
City, STATE, 07/2010 - 02/2011
  • Assist three senior recruiters in obtaining potential candidates in registration process, evaluated candidates using legal documents, phones screens and customized assessments in order to place them in appropriate positions.
  • Created pipeline of qualified candidates for future job orders utilizing internal database of candidates as well as outside job boards and websites.
  • Assist senior recruiters on current positions in order to prepare candidates for submittals and new hire process.
  • Assist supervisors with new hire training to better acquaint new employees with Adecco sourcing structure and policies.
  • Supported hiring process by scheduling interviews, conducting reference checks and completing various paperwork.
  • Operated and maintained applicant tracking and candidate management systems.
  • Developed recruiting strategies to identify qualified candidates and build network.
  • Verified applicant references and employment details.
  • Evaluated strengths and weaknesses of candidates through effective screening processes.
  • Maintained filing system of current, prospective and future positions.
  • Pre-screened resumes prior to sending to corporate hiring managers for consideration.
Environmental Education/ Kelly Services - Administrative Assistant/ Secretary
City, STATE, 05/2010 - 07/2010
  • Prescreened clients for potential certifications via inbound and outbound calls.
  • Resolved all customers’ questions and concerns in timely manner.
  • Worked with automated systems and processes utilizing MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Outlook in order to efficiently manage client accounts.
  • Composed and revised legal certificates.
  • Delivered top-notch administrative support to office staff, promoting excellence in office operations.
  • Produced highly accurate internal and external letters and memoranda.
  • Responded to inquiries from callers seeking information.
  • Provided clerical support to company employees by copying, faxing and filing documents.
  • Drafted professional memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.
  • Created and updated physical records and digital files to maintain current, accurate and compliant documentation.
  • Recorded minutes at board meetings adhering to proper procedures and bylaws.
  • Received and routed business correspondence to correct departments and staff members.
Buffalo State College Financial Aid Department - Office Assistant/Work Study
City, STATE, 08/2008 - 05/2010
  • Review legal documents for accuracy.
  • Process financial documents.
  • Managed multiple administrative and office duties.
  • Upheld strict security procedures to maintain data confidentiality.
  • Complied with departmental protocols and procedures.
  • Interacted respectfully with others to offer ideas, identify issues and provide assistance.
  • Fielded phone calls, took messages and directed callers to appropriate personnel.
  • Interacted with customers by phone, email or in-person to provide information.
  • Produced high-quality documents and spreadsheets.
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization.
Monroe County Family Court - Legal Secretary / Judges Assistant Intern
City, STATE, 01/2008 - 05/2008
  • Ensured legal documents are processed and handled in a timely and efficient manner in order to comply with appropriate regulations and deadlines.
  • Scheduled appointments for attorneys and defendants to return to for upcoming court dates.
  • Performed legal research.
  • Organized case files for trial preparation to maximize efficiency.
  • Gained knowledge of legal terminology and procedures.
  • Learned strategy and legal procedure for defense litigation.
  • Observed settlement conferences and trials.
  • Assisted with court filings and preparation of legal documents.
  • Attended depositions and court proceedings and prepared summaries on cases.
  • Adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Participated in and took notes during meetings.
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation and preparing digital materials and displays.
  • Gained valuable insight into regulations and policies associated with family law.
  • Reviewed legal information and proofed documentation for errors.
  • Provided assistance on compliance projects.
Additional Activities

Volunteer Work:

Volunteer Legal Services Project: February 2018


Activities:

Member of the Paralegal Association of Rochester: August 2017


Class Vice President of American Bar Association Approved

Certificate Paralegal Program: August 2017

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School Attended

  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Monroe Community College
  • Buffalo State College
  • Monroe Community College
  • Edison Career And Technology High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Office Administrator/Mortgage Foreclosure Paralegal
  • Legal Intern
  • Administrative Assistant / Workflow Management Team
  • Jr. Recruiter / Hiring Logistics
  • Administrative Assistant/ Secretary
  • Office Assistant/Work Study
  • Legal Secretary / Judges Assistant Intern

Degrees

  • ABA Paralegal Certificate
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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