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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Dedicated Paralegal offering an extensive legal skill set, proficiency in managing large caseloads, proven record of accurately managing projects under tight deadlines, and demonstrated capacity to provide comprehensive support. Familiar with investigation techniques for civil, criminal and transactional cases, and employs excellent research skills in a diverse range of legal and civil research databases.

Highlights
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Drafting Legal Documents
  • Westlaw and LexisNexis
  • HIPPA & FOIA Compliance
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Discovery
  • Case management
  • Document Management
Accomplishments

Research and Investigation

  • Developed strategies for research and investigation of parties and real properties in all phases of lead paint and asbestos actions
  • Sole Paralegal Investigator on a serious personal injury matter involving issues of immigration and fraud, which information led to a defense verdict

Document Review

  • Developed checklists, form letters, and summary statements for the request and review of documents in all firm matters
  • Request, review and summarize all medical and real property documents relating to all lead paint and asbestos actions
  • Negotiated and finalized discovery documents relating to all personal injury and lead paint matters

Litigation

  • Assisted five attorneys with trial preparation, developed trial exhibits to motions and reviewed/organized documents for trial discovery
  • Sole Paralegal to three attorneys in all phases of construction defect litigation
Experience
Litigation Paralegal, 02/2007 - 07/2012
Arch Capital Group Ltd. New York, NY,
  • Draft preparation of pleadings and discovery
  • Investigation of parties, witness, and real property in all phases of lead paint and asbestos actions
  • Negotiate receipt of medical, employment and real property records in compliance with HIPAA/FOIA regulations and applicable Maryland law
  • Organize and analyze medical and real property documents
Litigation Paralegal, 09/2006 - 02/2007
Arch Capital Group Ltd. Greensboro, NC,
  • Prepare discovery for personal injury and family law matters
  • Request and obtain medical, employment, and real property records in compliance with HIPAA/FOIA regulations and applicable Maryland law
  • Prepare deposition summaries and document spreadsheets
  • Prepare document exhibits and trial binders for case management, deposition, and trial
Paralegal, 06/2006 - 09/2006
Commonwealth Financial Waltham, MA,
  • Organize and manage all case files
  • Draft simple pleadings and related discovery
  • Request medical and employment documentation for all personal injury and social security claims in compliance with HIPAA regulations and Maryland law
  • Prepare document exhibits for discovery, deposition and trial
Paralegal/Office Manager, 01/1986 - 05/2006
PARKER & PALLETT, LLC City, STATE,
  • Management of all legal case files
  • Assist counsel with client and witness intake interviews
  • Draft all pleadings and discovery
  • Request medical, employment, and property documentation in compliance with HIPAA /FOIA regulations and applicable Maryland law
  • Conduct legal research and investigation of parties and properties
  • Prepare deposition and trial exhibits, deposition summaries, and trial binders
  • Assist counsel at trial
Education
: Paralegal Studies, Expected in 2003
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Harford Community College - Bel Air, Maryland
GPA:
  • Dean's List - Academic Achievement Award 1999 - 2003
  • Coursework in Paralegal Studies
  • Coursework in English, Communications and Writing
  • Coursework in Economics, Government and Political Science

Professional Affiliations
  • Notary Public, State of Maryland
  • Voting member in good standing, Maryland Association of Paralegals
  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations
  • Associate Member of American Bar Association

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