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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Friendly and enthusiastic employee with excellent communication skills. Able to learn new tasks quickly and be a team player. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Highlights
  • Clerical
  • Computers
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Administration and Management
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Education and Training
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer and Personal Service
Experience
Legal Secretary, 2013 to
County Of MercedMerced, CA,
  • File civil actions in the courts and help attorneys prepare briefs and documents for litigation purposes.
  • File juvenile summons and petitions regarding child abuse, neglect and dependency cases, termination of parental rights cases and adult guardianships
  • Direct interaction with judges, county manager, county staff, court personnel and social workers.
  • Adhere to confidentiality laws and practices.
  • Collect information from other state and local agencies to include certified criminal background checks, copies of judicial proceedings, etc.
  • Maintain multiple case lists and scan documents into the organization's document imaging system
  • Maintain attorney's calendar and schedule meetings. Answer phones and direct calls to appropriate person or department.
  • Entering time into SAP and schedule trainings and monitor benefits through the SAP portal.
  • Review legal publications and perform database searches to identify laws and court decisions relevant to pending cases.
Deputy Clerk of Court, 11/2010 to 11/2012
Rock CountyJanesville, WI,
  • Frequent interaction with the general public, criminal offenders, probation officers, lawyers, law enforcement and judges.
  • Communicate with a diverse population comprised of various socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Produce documentation for legal proceedings, certify and true copy legal documents.
  • Input and comprehend computer generated data, while also generating and maintaining department files.
  • Proficient with computer programs including ACIS, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, NCAWARE, CCIS.
  • Conduct criminal background checks and update court cases as needed.
  • Answer inquiries from the general public regarding judicial procedures, court appearances, trial dates, adjournments, outstanding warrants, summonses, subpoenas, or payment of fines.
  • Explain procedures or forms to parties in cases or to the general public.
Preschool Teacher, 11/2007 to 11/2010
North Country AcademyConcord, CA,
  • Care for the overall well being of children ages 16-24 months.
  • Prepare and implement lesson plans Maintained open and effective communication with parents, co-workers and management.
  • Maintain state and local licensing laws.
  • Refer parents to community and local agencies for services if needed.
Substitute Teacher, 03/2007 to 11/2007
Catholic SchoolsOak Hill, TX,
  • Work on an on-call basis to cover teachers when they are out.
  • Implement lesson plans that teachers prepared.
  • Work with children of diverse populations and different socioeconomic backgrounds and serve elementary to high school students.
Preschool Teacher, 05/2006 to 11/2006
North Country AcademyCoram, NY,
  • Care for the overall well being of children 16-24 months.
  • Prepare and implement lesson plans.
  • Maintain open and effective communication with parents, co-workers and management.
  • Maintain state and local licensing laws.
  • Refer parents to community and local agencies for services if needed.
Preschool Teacher, 08/2004 to 05/2006
North Country AcademyDecatur, AL,
  • Care for the overall well being of children 9 months-14 months.
  • Prepare and implement lesson plans.
  • Maintain open and effective communication with parents, co-workers and management.
  • Maintain state and local licensing laws.
  • Refer parents to community and local agencies for services if needed.
Center Director, 08/1992 to 07/2004
Job CorpsIrvine, CA,
  • Responsible for the daily operations of a Child Care Center licensed for 82 children.
  • Maintain staff files to make sure they were in compliance with licensing laws.
  • Maintain children's files and make sure that they are in compliance with state licensing laws.
  • Work with parents and community and local agencies to provide services to children and families who need them.
  • Make daily deposits, maintain accounts.
  • Work with state and local agencies to make sure the center was in compliance with licensing laws.
  • Schedule and conduct parent conferences.
  • Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities and policies, and student's behavioral or learning problems.
  • Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies, procedures, and programs to carry them out.
  • Monitor students' progress, and provide students and teachers with assistance in resolving any problems.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate primary and supplemental staff, and recommend personnel actions for programs and services.
  • Teach classes and provide direct care to children.
  • Review and interpret government codes, and develop procedures to meet codes and to ensure facility safety, security, and maintenance.
Education
: Human Resource Management, Expected in 2016 to Keller Graduate School - RTP, NC
GPA:
Bachelors Degree: Criminal Justice, Expected in 2010 to Mount Olive College - RTP, N.C.
GPA:
Skills

Communication Skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, management, administrative skills, Computer Skills including Microsoft word, excel, powerpoint, ACIS, NCAWARE, Beacon, SAP, entering information into databases,

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Keller Graduate School
  • Mount Olive College

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Secretary
  • Deputy Clerk of Court
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Center Director

Degrees

  • Bachelors Degree

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