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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
Paralegal offering an extensive legal skill set, proficiency in managing large caseloads and capacity to meet deadlines. Familiar with investigation techniques for civil, criminal and transactional cases. Employs excellent research skills in a diverse range of legal research databases.
Skills
  • Team -Oriented.
  • Fluent in Spanish.
  • Multi-task. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,  Lexis Nexis and West law. 
  • Highly motivated to achieve and dedicated to excellence. 
  • Able to work independently and process large volumes of work quickly , accurately and timely.
  •  Extensive communications and public relations skills.
Experience
03/2013 to Current
LITIGATION PARALEGAL Womble Bond Dickinson Winston Salem, NC,
 
  •  Assist attorneys in answering interrogatories; interview clients of all ethnic backgrounds.  Respond to Discovery by preparing discovery responses and keeping track of critical due dates.  Involved in all aspects of litigation support including legal research, factual investigation, medical records review, document management, and trial preparation.   Assist attorneys in preparing motions and research legal points in connection with the pending case.  Assist attorneys in interviewing witnesses prepatory to and during trials as necessary.  Perform legal research through Lexis Nexis or Westlaw.  Prepare subpoenas for trial review.  Prepare motions to compel discovery, motions for depositions,  motions for sanctions and various other motions.  Obtain and review medical records at the direction of trial attorneys and have them reviewed by experts as necessary. Work extensively with claims adjusters, attorneys' offices, and agents to obtain additional information for discovery, client intake, trial exhibits, and subpoenas.  Assist attorneys in interviewing clients in both English and Spanish.   Train new employees with little or no experience with Paralegal procedures,  software and case specific duties.
 
03/2000 to 03/2013
CLAIMS ADJUSTER Amita Health Ponte Vedra, FL,

Investigate fraudulent claims, Investigate vehicle accidents, determine at fault accidents, contact clients, set-up vehicle inspections, prepare written documentation to the Department of Insurance.  Settled cases at 80%.

01/1996 to 08/2000
SENIOR CASE MANAGER Jams Arbitration, Meditation, And Adr Services Chicago, IL,
Supervise and manage case management department in preparing at risk youth for high school graduation.  Report to the State for funded program showing progress reports .
Education and Training
Expected in 1996
: Paralegal
Cerritos College - Norwalk, CA
GPA:
ABA Certification.
Expected in
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science
California State University Long Beach - Long Beach, CA
GPA:
Expected in
J.D.: LAW
Trinity Law School - Santa Ana, CA
GPA:
Expected in 2017
: Real Estate Agent
Real Estate U - Astoria, New York
GPA:
Completed program for Real Estate license from an accredited California Bureau of Real Estate school.
Activities and Honors
Top Honors in Alternative Dispute Resolutions in Law School.
 
Language Proficiency Certificate- Reading, writing and fluent in Spanish.  
 
21st Century Insurance -Customer Service Award.
 
Member of the Los Angeles Paralegal Association.
 
Personal and Professional References Availale Upon Request. 

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School Attended

  • Cerritos College
  • California State University Long Beach
  • Trinity Law School
  • Real Estate U

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  • LITIGATION PARALEGAL
  • CLAIMS ADJUSTER
  • SENIOR CASE MANAGER

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  • Bachelor of Arts
  • J.D.

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