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

Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new chClairege with successful team.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Education and Training
Oakdale High School Oakdale, CA Expected in 06/1988 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Fedex Cross Border - Legal Secretary
East Granby, CT, 08/2019 - Current
  • Organized and prioritized case loads of one attorney.
  • Maintained office supplies by checking stocks and placing orders.
  • Acted as liaison between clients, vendors and attorneys.
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Maintained master calendar for client appointments and court appearances.
  • Assisted in maintaining department attorney personnel files with utmost confidentiality.
  • Photocopied all correspondence, documents and other printed materials.
  • Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review.
  • Recorded and monitored court appearance dates.
  • Drafted letters and prepared legal correspondence for attorneys and legal assistants.
  • Received and disbursed all incoming mail.
  • Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents.
  • Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files.
  • Composed and revised legal documents such as letters and depositions.
  • Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences.
  • Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints.
  • Opened new client files and new matters.
  • Docketed orders and depositions for one attorney.
State Of Washington - Legal Office Assistant
Olympia, WA, 01/2018 - 08/2019
  • Docketed orders and depositions for fifteen attorneys.
  • Organized and prioritized case loads of fifteen attorneys.
  • Assisted in maintaining department attorney personnel files with utmost confidentiality.
  • Acted as liaison between clients, vendors and attorneys.
  • Handled all delegated tasks.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new opportunities.
City Of Denton - Legal Assistant
Denton, TX, 08/2016 - 01/2018
  • Handled clerical needs of busy Family Law firm .
  • Drafted correspondence and pleadings documentation and submitted all materials to appropriate parties.
  • Directed incoming calls to appropriate staff members.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and took notes to document information.
  • Gathered and organized pre-trial discovery, records and evidence, including witness interviews.
  • Submitted electronic filings and organized court materials, schedules and actions.
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Prepared thorough, accurate and well-edited documents for cases, client communication and internal needs.
  • Handled all telephone calls, meeting plans and conference organization requirements.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office.
  • Maintained master calendar for client appointments and court appearances.
  • Researched documents and publications for case-altering details and evidence establishment.
  • Managed communication with courts regarding status of petitions and granted orders.
  • Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys' request.
  • Knowledgeable with pleadings, affidavits, motions and exhibit preparation.
  • Processed all assigned cases according to company and client service level agreements.
  • Observed strict privacy laws to prevent information breaches and protect client data.
  • Filed pleadings and required paperwork with court clerk according to strict deadlines.
  • Maintained knowledge on case status, reviewing relevant records and reporting back to clients.
  • Gathered and organized documentation for legal briefs, responses to opposing counsel, motions and trial evidence.
  • Organized exhibits for trial, preparing materials and supporting documentation for easy display and admittance.
  • Responded quickly to client calls and inquiries, asking open-ended questions to deliver applicable information.
  • Met with clients and other legal professionals to discuss case details.
  • Composed and typed routine letters of correspondence.
  • Diligently performed administrative tasks including answering phones, greeting clients, scheduling appointments and making travel arrangements.
  • Assisted attorneys during court proceedings.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Oakdale High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Office Assistant
  • Legal Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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