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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
Legal Secretary with 20 years in the legal field, primarily in plaintiff personal injury, employment and labor law, defense litigation, breach of contract, and restraining order cases. Skillfully blends a diverse background in law with real-life experience to make rational and sound judgments and maintain high productivity. Dedicated and loyal employee who takes pride in producing quality work, providing excellent client service and respectfully adhering to firm standards.
Highlights
  • Law & Motion
  • Discovery
  • Calendaring/Docketing
  • Comprehensive Proofreading & Editing
  • E-filing/E-service
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Federal & State Court Rules & Procedures
  • Legal Document Formatting
  • Legal Transcription
  • Time Entry/Client Billing
  • Trial Preparation
  • File Organization
Experience
Legal Secretary, 03/2017 to Current
Barrett Business ServicesIron Station, NC,
  • Setting up new client files.
  • Preparing and sending out new client correspondence.
  • Preparing and sending new client representation letters to relevant insurance companies, medical providers and lien holders.
  • Preparing investigation memorandums.
  • Scanning and maintaining all client documents and pleadings in document management system.
  • Drafting Summons, Complaints and Applications for Guardian ad Litems and Minor Compromises.
  • Drafting of discovery, pleadings and judicial council forms.
  • Proofreading and revising all discovery, pleadings and judicial council forms.
  • Maintained attorney calendar for deadlines, client appointments, meetings, depositions, mediations, arbitrations and court appearances.
  • Organized and prioritized approximately 120 personal injury files for the attorneys.
  • Prepared files and attorneys for mediations, arbitrations and trials.
  • Federal and State Court filings.
  • Coordinated medical records and other case documents for experts.
  • Maintained client medical record logs, lien logs, trial, mediation and arbitration calendars, file and serve lists to maintain statutes of limitations.
  • Schedule depositions, motions, mediations and arbitrations.
  • Coordinated for service of summons, complaints and subpoenas.
  • Drafting Summons, Complaints and Applications for Guardian ad Litems.
  • Drafting of discovery, pleadings and judicial council forms.
  • Proofreading and revising all discovery, pleadings and judicial council forms.
  • Maintained attorney calendar for deadlines, client appointments, meetings, depositions, mediations, arbitrations and court appearances.
  • Organized and prioritized approximately 120 personal injury files for the attorney.
  • Transcribed all correspondence and pleadings.
  • Prepared files and attorney for mediations, arbitrations and trials.
  • Federal and State Court filings.
  • Coordinated medical records and other case documents for experts.
  • Scheduled depositions, motions, mediations and arbitrations.
  • Coordinated for service of summons and complaints and subpoenas.
  • Legal Secretary/Notary Public/Office Administrator, 09/2004 to 02/2017
    Barrett Business ServicesJackson, MS,

    • Setting up new client files.
    • Drafting response pleadings, discovery and case information sheets.
    • Proofreading and revising of all pleadings and correspondence.
    • Transcribing all attorney correspondence, contracts and pleadings.
    • Perform research, collect data and prepare discovery responses.
    • Maintained attorney calendar for deadlines, client appointments, meetings, depositions, mediations, arbitrations and court appearances.
    • Coordinate travel, manage multiple travel calendars and prepare expense reimbursements. 
    • Ordering all medical records.
    • Indexing of deposition transcripts.
    • Scheduling of Independent Medical Examinations and Site Inspections.
    • Preparing and coordinating case documents for experts.
    • Prepare client files and attorneys for court appearances, depositions, mediations, arbitrations and trials.
    • Federal and State Court filings.
    • Attorney time entry in Timeslips and client billing.
    • Office management and services.
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    Legal Secretary, 11/1999 to 09/2004
    Barrett Business ServicesJunction City, OR,

    • Drafting Summons, Complaints and Applications for Guardian ad Litems.
    • Drafting of discovery, pleadings and judicial council forms.
    • Proofreading and revising all discovery, pleadings and judicial council forms.
    • Maintained attorney calendar for deadlines, client appointments, meetings, depositions, mediations, arbitrations and court appearances.
    • Organized and prioritized approximately 120 personal injury files for the attorney.
    • Transcribed all correspondence and pleadings.
    • Prepared files and attorney for mediations, arbitrations and trials.
    • Federal and State Court filings.
    • Coordinated medical records and other case documents for experts.
    • Scheduled depositions, motions, mediations and arbitrations.
    • Coordinated for service of summons and complaints and subpoenas.
    Legal Secretary, 02/1997 to 09/1999
    Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & FeeneyCity, STATE,

    • Setting up new client files.
    • Composed, proofread and revised all pleadings and correspondence.
    • Transcribed all attorney correspondence and pleadings.
    • Scheduling of client meetings, conference calls, motions, depositions, mediations and arbitrations.
    • Maintained attorneys' calendars with deadlines and appearances.
    • Ordered medical records.
    • Coordinated and prepared case documents for experts.
    • Prepared attorneys for depositions, court appearances, mediations, arbitrations and trials.
    • Federal and State Court filings.
    Education
    : Legal Assisting, Expected in 1996 to MTI Business College - Sacramento, CA
    GPA:
    : General Education, Expected in 1995 to American River College - Carmichael, CA
    GPA:
    Skills
    • Compulaw
    • WorldDox
    • Practice Master
    • Calendar Rules
    • Prolaw
    • Timeslips
    • Lexis Nexis
    • Microsoft Office
    • Corel WordPerfect
    • Legal Solutions
    • Hot Docs
    • Online Legal filing
    • Lexis Nexis Jury Instructions
    • Adobe
    • Abacus

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    School Attended

    • MTI Business College
    • American River College

    Job Titles Held:

    • Legal Secretary
    • Legal Secretary/Notary Public/Office Administrator
    • Legal Secretary
    • Legal Secretary

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