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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

I'm a dedicated litigation paralegal with more than three years of expertise in a wide range of legal fields. My areas of expertise include civil litigation, family law, and immigration law. I guarantee to prioritize high-value legal activities to suit the needs of clients and attorneys. Working under pressure in a high-volume office setting is second nature to me, and I apply my organizational and time management skills to any scenario or difficulty. I am a methodical and dependable individual that is adept at managing multiple assignments and deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude. Consistent in demonstrating a willingness to take on new duties to assist the firm in achieving its goals.

Skills
  • Florida Certified Notary Public.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Precise and detail-oriented, with outstanding organizational abilities and strong interpersonal skills and management experience.
  • knowledgeable with the various judicial procedures utilized throughout Florida courts.
  • Experienced user of websites/software: Florida Courts E-Filing Portal; courtMap; CMS; CM/ECF - PACER; LexisNexis; Outlook; Legal software Clio; Legal software ACT; Word; Adobe.
  • Legal writing, research, and paralegal help are all areas in which I excel.
  • Exceptional at preserving a polite and respectful connection with the attorneys assigned to me through the firm.
Work History
Litigation Paralegal, 06/2020 - Current
Attorney Resource Dallas, TX,
  • Presently working as a paralegal to a lead attorney in a high-volume first-party litigation practice, assisting with all parts of the litigation lifecycle from inception to delivery, involving settlement and appeal.
  • assist the attorneys in the management of over 300 active cases across the state of Florida, as well as ensuring that litigation progresses.
  • provide schedulers and legal assistants with paralegal support and supervision by overseeing the whole discovery process and confirming court scheduled events and deadlines in all ongoing cases.
  • Perform weekly audits on all active cases to aid attorneys in establishing successful litigation strategy.
  • Complete electronic court filings at state and federal levels.
  • To support litigation and court proceedings, I've produced polished legal documents, motions, and briefs.
  • Apart from the attorneys, I am responsible for evaluating, revising, and proofreading legal papers for appropriate language, spelling, and punctuation before they are filed by myself, the legal assistant, or the scheduler.
  • Prepared, indexed and developed exhibits for Trial purposes.
  • Research statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
  • Communicate pertinent information to clients regarding their active case via phone, email or mail.
  • Assisted up to 3 lawyers at time.
Paralegal/Legal Assistant, 05/2019 - 06/2020
Caci International Inc. Indian Head, MD,
  • Supported partners and associates with complex cases related to Family Law, Health Insurance Defense Law, and Immigration Law
  • Drafted and filed motions, affidavits, briefs and other legal documents associated with litigation process.
  • Assisted attorneys with trial preparation, developed trial exhibits, responded to motions and organized documents for trial discovery.
  • Facilitated efficient communication between judges, court administration, government agencies and attorneys.
  • Handled attorney scheduling and made notes for deadlines, motions and other important dates.
  • Produced and initiated billing statements for firm clients and managed firm administrative matters.
  • Consulted with clients, witnesses and legal professionals to define and document case details.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office.
  • Trained new employees on office equipment and job duties.
  • Completed case research via LexisNexis and Westlaw databases.
Legal Assistant/Front Desk Receptionist, 04/2018 - 09/2018
Visa Arlington, VA,
  • Confirmed appointments, communicated with clients and updated client records.
  • Answered multi-line phone system to respond to inquiries and transfer calls to correct departments and personnel.
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials
  • Sorted and distributed business correspondence to correct department or staff member, reducing dropped communications and enabling faster responses to key requests.
  • Screened and verified visitors for identification credentials and purpose of visit to maintain security of personnel and office environment.
  • Calculated billings and posted charges to room accounts, reviewing charges with guests at checkout.
Manager, 08/2016 - 03/2018
Warrior Water Sports, LLC. City, STATE,
  • Managed day-to-day operations, including supervision and assignment delegation for fifteen-member team.
  • Trained and mentored new employees to maximize team performance and achieve daily performance objectives.
  • Controlled costs and optimized spending via restructuring of budgets for labor, capital assets, inventory purchasing and technology upgrades.
  • Achieved or exceeded financial goals on regular basis by controlling expenses, optimizing schedules and regulating inventory usage.
  • Applied customer feedback to develop process improvements and support long-term business needs.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in
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John I. Leonard High School - Greenacres, FL
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Associate of Science: Psychology, Expected in
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Miami Dade College - Miami, FL
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Certification: Paralegal Studies, Expected in 12/2021
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University of Miami - Miami, FL
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  • In order to expand my knowledge, I plan to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. I intend to enroll in law school after finishing my graduate degree to seek a Juris Doctor degree.

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School Attended

  • John I. Leonard High School
  • Miami Dade College
  • University of Miami

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  • Litigation Paralegal
  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant
  • Legal Assistant/Front Desk Receptionist
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