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Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Experienced bodily injury Litigation Paralegal and Case Manager offering 14+ years in the legal field working directly with clients, attorneys, insurance adjusters, and defense counsel. I have been successful in the assistance of reaching multi-million dollar trial verdicts and million-dollar plus disputed liability pre-suit claims.

Work History
Southwest Business Corporation - Litigation Paralegal / Case Manager
Cda, ID, 07/2017 - Current
  • Work as the Litigation Paralegal for the Managing Partner and lead Litigation Attorney in our local office
  • Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for staff, and coordinating with delivery and courier services
  • Transcribed legal documents and phone conversations
  • Received and placed telephone calls to clients and prospective clients
  • Received and placed telephone calls to defense counsel, insurance adjusters, mediators, and legal experts
  • Drafted, edited, and prepared pleadings, client correspondence, Court correspondence, discovery materials, expert reports, and settlement demand letters
  • Scheduled, coordinated, and compiled records/billing for medical expert referrals
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records
  • Maintained calendar for managing partner & associate attorneys
  • Physically and electronically filed litigation pleadings with local state & Federal Court filing systems
  • Trial preparation and organization of exhibits and/or other documents required for trial
  • Attend and assist Managing Partner at trial, including but not limited to, organizing scheduling for experts and/or other trial witnesses
  • Obtained mandated liens & negotiated lien reductions
  • Legal Research
  • Maintained physical and computer-based filing systems
  • Perform initial client intake calls, set up insurance claims, spoliation letters, and expert scene inspections (as needed)
  • Work directly with bodily injury insurance adjusters to settle cases in a pre-suit setting under the direct supervision and advice from attorney
  • Settlement negotiations and disbursements
Rocky Wilkins Law Firm, PLLC - Legal Secretary/Paralegal/Office Administration
City, STATE, 03/2009 - 05/2017
  • Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for staff, maintaining postage meter and coordinating with delivery and courier services
  • Transcribed legal documents and phone conversations
  • Received and placed telephone calls to clients and prospective clients, including the screening of potential new clients and referrals
  • Received and placed telephone calls to defense counsel, insurance adjusters, mediators, and legal experts
  • Drafted, edited, and prepared pleadings, client correspondence, Court correspondence, discovery materials, and settlement demand letters
  • Scheduled, coordinated, and compiled records/billing for medical expert referrals
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records
  • Maintained calendar for managing partner & associate attorneys
  • Physically and electronically filed litigation pleadings with local state & Federal Court filing systems
  • Obtained mandated liens & negotiated lien reductions
  • Settlement negotiations and disbursements
  • Organized, prepared, and attended personal injury litigation trials as a Litigation Paralegal, including but not limited to, preparing the attorney's exhibits, scheduling witnesses/experts, and assisting attorney at trial
  • Legal Research
  • Maintained office billing and invoice payments on Quicken, as well as reconciliation of accounts with banking institutions (including, but not limited to attorney reimbursements for cash & credit card payments)
  • Ordered, maintained, & organized office supplies
  • Maintained physical and computer-based filing systems
  • Other general office duties
Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush Pa Attorneys At Law - File Clerk
City, STATE, 07/2008 - 03/2009
  • Tracked incoming and outgoing files and materials and maintained accurate records for client files
  • Responded to internal and external requests for information, specifically medical records/billing requests
  • Maintained physical and computer-based filing systems
  • Worked directly with the Litigation Paralegals and Attorneys in a Workers' Compensation setting to prepare Court & client correspondence
  • Assist Attorneys in preparation for hearings, trials, depositions, and client meetings
Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with attorneys, clients, insurance adjusters, experts, etc.
  • Drafting, editing, and proofreading legal case documents, including, but not limited to, Complaints, Summonses, discovery, motions, briefings, expert designations and/or reports, etc.
  • Proficient typing skills and knowledge in Microsoft Office, WordPerfect and Litify
  • Organizing and scheduling calendars
  • Negotiating directly with insurance companies for bodily injury claims
  • Attention to detail and ability to work directly with attorneys for case development, trial preparation, and arguing points
Education
Belhaven University Jackson, MS Expected in : Occupational Therapy - GPA :

2007-2008

Hinds Community College Raymond, MS, Expected in 05/2007 Associate of Arts : General - GPA :

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

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School Attended
  • Belhaven University
  • Hinds Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Litigation Paralegal / Case Manager
  • Legal Secretary/Paralegal/Office Administration
  • File Clerk
Degrees
  • Associate of Arts

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