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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
Communication Skills - Communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely, effective, positive and respectful manner, written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form responds to statements and comments of others in a way that reflects understanding of the content and the accompanying emotion; ensures consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility. Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance. *Multi-Tasking - Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s). *Planning - Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives. *Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. *Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.
Skills
  • MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Scan
  • Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and immediate boss, helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.
Education and Training
Polytechnic University of the Philippines Manila, PH Expected in 2000 Post Baccalaureate : Education - GPA : Education
Polytechnic University of the Philippines Manila, PH Expected in 1996 Bachelor : Office Administration - GPA : Office Administration
Araullo High School Taft Manila, Expected in 1992 : - GPA :
Celedonio Salvador Elementary School Manila, Expected in 1988 On-The-Job-Training Philippine General Hospital (Manila) - Assist in Medical Records - August 1995 - January 1996 Court of Appeals (Manila) - August 1994 - January 1995 : - GPA :
Experience
City Of Ames - LEGAL SECRETARY
Ames, , Philippines 06/2009 - 04/2017
  • One of the largest highly regarded law firms in the Philippines with area of practices - Banking and Finance, capital market and securities, energy and infrastructure, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation and arbitration, real estate and natural resources, taxation and technology, media and telecommunication.
Department Of Administrative Services, State Of Ohio - JUNIOR LEGAL SECRETARY
Bethel, , Philippines 03/2008 - 05/2009
  • The Firm active practices in fields of commercial and corporate law, mergers and acquisition, litigation, taxation, securities, banking, finance, intellectual property, estate planning, transportation, labor, maritime, aviation, immigration and public service law.
  • Handles cases brought on Appeal before any administrative, quasi-judicial and judicial bodies including the Regional Trial Courts, Department of Justice, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court, Metropolitan Trial Courts, Court of Tax Appeals, Civil Service Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, Central Board of Assessment Appeals, and Land Registration Authority.
Miravite Law Office - EXECUTIVE SECRETARY CEO
City, , Philippines 09/1997 - 01/2003
  • Area of Practice - Banking and Finance, Corporate, Immigration, labor and employment, technology, real estate and natural resources, taxation and transportation.
  • Handles cases brought on Appeal before any administrative, quasi-judicial and judicial bodies including the Regional Trial Courts, Department of Justice, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court, Metropolitan Trial Courts, Court of Tax Appeals, Civil Service Commission, Central Board of Assessment Appeals, and Land Registration Authority.
Banco De Oro - Ortigas - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
, , Philippines 01/1997 - 06/1997
  • Provide high level clerical, executive secretarial and administrative skills.
  • Initiate, receive telephone calls, screen and route, take notes and relay the messages accurately, greet and assist clients, compose correspondences independently, type memorandum, different kinds of volumes of contracts/legal documents, forms, reports, summary, coordinate messenger and courier service, receive, sort and distribute incoming mail, fax, scan and copy documents, maintain office filing and storage systems, monitor and maintain department supplies.
  • Update and maintain databases such as mailing lists, contact lists and client information, update and maintain internal staff contact lists, implement and maintain office systems.
  • Plan, prepare, coordinated materials, minutes of the meetings, power point presentation for Board/Shareholders Meetings, Prepare and send out Notice of Meeting, called and confirmed receipt of each secretaries of the Board of Directors and Shareholders, manages and coordinates multiple calendars and schedules/plans meetings, and anticipates lawyers upcoming work, Transcribe recorded minutes of the meetings prepare secretary's certificates, Organizes and assembles complex legal and other documents required for briefs, petitions Manage domestic and international travel arrangements, including booking of fares, hotel accommodation and transportation of lawyers, prepare detailed expense reports for travel expenses, per diem, and request for capital expenditures.
  • Knowledge and extensive experience in assisting in commercial and corporate work such as documentation on business set-up, government compliance, incorporation and corporate governance, formation of branches/representative offices/regional headquarters and subsidiaries, joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate secretary assistance.
  • Other major areas of corporate work include corporate rehabilitation, arbitration and insolvency Knowledge and expertise in assisting in intensive litigation practice which handles a wide range of administrative, civil, special civil, criminal, and special proceeding cases before administrative agencies, quasi-judicial bodies, regular courts in various Philippine territorial jurisdictions from the National Capital Region to all other Provincial regions, Metropolitan Trial Courts, Regional Trial Courts, Special Courts, the Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court; Labor areas such drafting employment contracts, documentation on company policies and manuals, labor disputes, and collective bargaining for small to large entities alike.
  • Knowledge and expertise in assisting lawyers who handled immigration, project development and finance, real estate, securities, taxation and transportation, media and telecom, banking and finance, technology.
  • Knowledge and assist lawyers handling merger and acquisitions of business, from due diligence reports, government compliance, negotiations, actual merger and acquisition processes/documentation.
  • Assist lawyers handing civil cases, persons and family relations, obligations and contracts, sales, property, ownership, wills and succession.
  • Perform work related errands as requested such as going to the post office and bank, attend to series of overtime for due filings.
Skills
acquisitions, administrative skills, administrative, Adobe Photoshop, arbitration, banking, capital expenditures, clerical, Interpersonal Skills, conflict resolution, contracts, copy documents, client, clients, databases, documentation, drafting, due diligence, expense reports, fax, filing, Finance, forms, government, intellectual property, law, legal, legal documents, litigation, mailing, market, materials, Meetings, mergers and acquisitions, mergers, MS Excel, Exchange, mail, office, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, power point, MS Word, natural resources, negotiations, take notes, policies, processes, project development, real estate, rehabilitation, sales, secretarial, Securities, Tax, Teamwork, telecom, telecommunication, telephone, transportation, travel arrangements, type
Activities and Honors

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines
  • Araullo High School
  • Celedonio Salvador Elementary School

Job Titles Held:

  • LEGAL SECRETARY
  • JUNIOR LEGAL SECRETARY
  • EXECUTIVE SECRETARY CEO
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Degrees

  • Post Baccalaureate
  • Bachelor
  • On-The-Job-Training Philippine General Hospital (Manila) - Assist in Medical Records - August 1995 - January 1996 Court of Appeals (Manila) - August 1994 - January 1995

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