Administrative professional offering excellent communication and computer skills, who is knowledgeable with Microsoft Office and Adobe. Meets deadlines and works with high level of confidently and professionalism. Experienced legal assistant to multiple attorneys in fast-paced, strict environment.
Microsoft office proficient
Legal administrative support
Excellent written and verbal skills
Attention to detail
Knowledge of outlook calendars
Ability to multitask
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Knowledge of office equipment
Keep records up-to-date
Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant, 08/2014 to 07/2017 Mid-Sized Civil Insurance Defense Firm – Buckhead, GA
Docket/calendar incoming mail to ensure all hearings, depositions, deadlines and other activities are on the proper Attorney's Outlook calendar with proper notifications intact.
Developed filing system to coincide with company's database to ensure deadlines and/or appointments are not missed in 100+ active cases.
Excellent Communication Skills and professional Phone Etiquette
Ensure monthly bills for each active matter (approximately 100+ cases) are accurate and sent to the client in a timely manner during the proper billing cycle.
Timely pay all invoices to vendors.
Organize and schedule appointments and travel for two busy attorneys.
Maintain contact lists in Pro Law Database.
Works as a team with attorneys, paralegals and other legal assistants.
Review, edit and proofread legislation for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation and formatting.
Obtained signatures from attorneys for legal documents.
File all court documents on behalf of the attorneys with the clerk of court in a timely manner.
Manage files with the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion.
Paralegal, 09/2013 to 03/2014 King & King – Atlanta, Georgia
Managed extensive confirmation calendars pertaining to six Judges.
Assisted two attorneys with compiling pertinent documents for bankruptcy Debtors.
Actively communicated with 30+ Debtors (clients), co-workers and Judges using Microsoft outlook.
Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database.
Paralegal, 12/2010 to 09/2013 Hanks Brooks, LLC – Buckhead, GA
Reported directly to six attorneys with broad ranged responsibilities that encompassed the timely and complex preparation of cases from the discovery phase until trial.
Coordinated multiple office functions encompassing court calendar management, retaining court reporters and scheduling of conference rooms for deposition proceedings.
Communicated with numerous medical providers, insurance companies and other agencies to compile information for personal injury, medical malpractice and civil-insurance defense case management.
Bachelor of Arts: Marketing, 2009 University of Georgia - Athens, GA
Business, Marketing and Advertising coursework
Coursework includes: Speech and Communication, Sociology and Psychology and Integrated Marketing Communications
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Companies Worked For:
Mid-Sized Civil Insurance Defense Firm
King & King
Hanks Brooks, LLC
University of Georgia
Job Titles Held:
Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant
Bachelor of Arts : Marketing , 2009
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