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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Effective Litigation Support Specialist with 30 years of experience supporting attorneys through civil litigation. Works with clients, judges and clerks to comprehend case details and optimize litigation outcomes for clients. Dedicated to obtaining results clients consider victories in every case. Well-versed in determining necessary actions with minimal oversight from senior legal staff. Adept at pulling records, preparing reports and triaging requests. Certified Paralegal by National Associations. Experienced in gathering litigation files, writing motions and overseeing schedules. Strong communicator with dedication to the job and top-notch multitasking, problem-solving and conflict management skills. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Legal Correspondence
  • Information Confidentiality
  • Document Management
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Summary Writing
  • Filing System Organization
  • Correspondence and Legal Forms Drafting
  • Trial Preparation Assistance
  • Legal Terminology
  • Database Searching
  • Calendar Management
  • Case Summaries
  • Deposition Briefings
  • Microsoft Office
  • Case Support Skills
  • Motions Drafting
  • Document Preparation
  • Decision Making
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Proofreading and Editing
  • Good Judgment and Decision Making
  • Employee Training
  • Team Building
  • Data Confidentiality
  • Legal and Court Processes
  • Civil Law
  • Billing Statements
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Client Support
  • Meeting Preparation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Project Organization
  • Court Document Filing
  • Data Archiving
  • Administrative Support
  • Appointment Setting
  • Case Management
  • Deadline Monitoring
  • Effective Multitasking
  • Court Policies and Programs
  • Task Prioritization
Experience
Litigation Paralegal & Operations Manager, 01/2018 - Current
Mccandlish Holton Richmond, VA,
  • Obtained, reviewed and summarized medical records at direction of trial attorneys, consulting outside experts and arranging for medical examinations when relevant to cases.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Rendered technical and analytical assistance to support attorney litigation needs.
  • Interviewed clients on interrogatories and recorded answers in writing, reviewing answers with attorneys and preparing answers in final form for submission.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, meeting with clients to research cases, collect data, prepare settlement packages and interpret information for daily report generation.
  • Performed variety of automated support tasks necessary to prepare, organize, index, develop and manage exhibits, evidence and data relevant to cases.
  • Coordinated implementation of document databases for legal team document review and production.
  • Applied basic knowledge of civil and criminal procedures, court requirements and district practices to implement applications needed for criminal cases and matters.
  • Tracked, stored and organized data in accordance with proper chain of custody protocols.
  • Assisted litigation teams on legal automation requirements and systems capabilities to facilitate investigatory or litigation decisions, trial preparation and trial presentation.
  • Helped explain complex concepts in court by developing timelines, graphs and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Helped explain complex concepts in court by developing visual exhibits such as timelines, graphs and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Used state and federal electronic filing systems.
  • Collected case materials such as evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas.
  • Consulted with attorneys and case teams to establish workflows supporting efficient document reviews.
  • Tracked data, created graphs and completed calculations using Microsoft Excel.
  • Organized legal documents in company filing systems and databases.
  • Responded to client calls and inquiries to deliver applicable information.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents.
  • Drafted correspondence, documented data and submitted materials to appropriate parties.
  • Created and updated case management and client account databases.
  • Met with clients and attorneys to discuss case details and evidence.
  • Performed extensive research to prepare for court cases and gathered pertinent case information.
  • Knowledgeable dealing with pleadings, affidavits, motions and exhibit preparation.
  • Organized and prepared case exhibits and evidence for trial.
  • Organized and executed court calendar with daily cases and supervisor meetings.
  • Analyzed legal statutes, codes and previous court decisions to determine optimal course of action.
  • Filed pleadings and appeals with court clerks to expedite trial proceedings.
  • Contacted witnesses and scheduled interviews and evaluations.
  • Organized exhibits and arguments to present evidence on behalf of clients.
  • Drafted witness declarations and pretrial statements.
  • Called witnesses to give testimonies during court hearings.
Civil Litigation Paralegal, 07/2013 - 03/2017
Mccandlish Holton Richmond, VA,
  • Obtained, reviewed and summarized medical records at direction of trial attorneys, consulting outside experts and arranging for medical examinations when relevant to cases.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Interviewed clients on interrogatories and recorded answers in writing, reviewing answers with attorneys and preparing answers in final form for submission.
  • Rendered technical and analytical assistance to support attorney litigation needs.
  • Applied basic knowledge of civil and criminal procedures, court requirements and district practices to implement applications needed for criminal cases and matters.
  • Used state and federal electronic filing systems.
  • Collected case materials such as evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas.
  • Tracked data, created graphs and completed calculations using Microsoft Excel.
  • Organized legal documents in company filing systems and databases.
  • Responded to client calls and inquiries to deliver applicable information.
  • Drafted correspondence, documented data and submitted materials to appropriate parties.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents.
  • Met with clients and attorneys to discuss case details and evidence.
  • Knowledgeable dealing with pleadings, affidavits, motions and exhibit preparation.
  • Processed closing documents and transactional documents for legal review.
  • Organized and prepared case exhibits and evidence for trial.
  • Filed pleadings and appeals with court clerks to expedite trial proceedings.
  • Contacted witnesses and scheduled interviews and evaluations.
  • Organized exhibits and arguments to present evidence on behalf of clients.
  • Drafted witness declarations and pretrial statements.
  • Booked travel arrangements for firm attorneys and support staff.
  • Called witnesses to give testimonies during court hearings.
Freelance Paralegal, Process Server, 01/2010 - 12/2013
Self Employed Services City, STATE,
  • Obtained, reviewed and summarized medical records at direction of trial attorneys, consulting outside experts and arranging for medical examinations when relevant to cases.
  • Performed variety of automated support tasks necessary to prepare, organize, index, develop and manage exhibits, evidence and data relevant to cases.
  • Tracked, stored and organized data in accordance with proper chain of custody protocols.
  • Drafted correspondence, documented data and submitted materials to appropriate parties.
  • Delivered subpoenas and coordinated law office activities.
Civil Litigation Paralegal, 01/1998 - 06/2005
Berg Law Firm, PLLC City, STATE,
  • Obtained, reviewed and summarized medical records at direction of trial attorneys, consulting outside experts and arranging for medical examinations when relevant to cases.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Interviewed clients on interrogatories and recorded answers in writing, reviewing answers with attorneys and preparing answers in final form for submission.
  • Performed variety of automated support tasks necessary to prepare, organize, index, develop and manage exhibits, evidence and data relevant to cases.
  • Applied basic knowledge of civil and criminal procedures, court requirements and district practices to implement applications needed for criminal cases and matters.
  • Tracked, stored and organized data in accordance with proper chain of custody protocols.
  • Collected case materials such as evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas.
  • Organized legal documents in company filing systems and databases.
  • Responded to client calls and inquiries to deliver applicable information.
  • Drafted correspondence, documented data and submitted materials to appropriate parties.
  • Knowledgeable dealing with pleadings, affidavits, motions and exhibit preparation.
  • Organized and prepared case exhibits and evidence for trial.
  • Filed pleadings and appeals with court clerks to expedite trial proceedings.
  • Contacted witnesses and scheduled interviews and evaluations.
  • Organized exhibits and arguments to present evidence on behalf of clients.
  • Drafted witness declarations and pretrial statements.
  • Delivered subpoenas and coordinated law office activities.
  • Booked travel arrangements for firm attorneys and support staff.
  • Called witnesses to give testimonies during court hearings.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Paralegal, Expected in 05/1993
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Academy of Business - Phoenix, AZ,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Certified Paralegal, National Association of Legal Assistants - 2016
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Academy of Business

Job Titles Held:

  • Litigation Paralegal & Operations Manager
  • Civil Litigation Paralegal
  • Freelance Paralegal, Process Server
  • Civil Litigation Paralegal

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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