(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
To apply my legal, contracting and compliance expertise, and proven abilities in leadership, organization and support to exceed all expectations and make significant contributions toward the achievement of company goals. Positive, professional and dependable. Highly self-motivated, conscientious, detail oriented, and organized with exceptional project management, written and verbal communication skills. Work well independently and in a team environment. Ability to lead by example, effectively communicate with customers, vendors and co-team members of all levels, and remain results-focused, while providing excellent customer service at all times. Demonstrated skills include the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously from inception through completion, identify improvements to procedures and implement change, problem-solve in creative and innovative ways, and supervise the work of others. Leadership and supervisory experience includes conducting new hire orientation, training, and motivating self and others to take pride and ownership in our work to foster job satisfaction and ensure organization-wide efficiency. Understand the importance of complying with all mandated regulations and documentation requirements. Able to multi-task, maintain highly confidential information, manage changing priorities effectively, adapt well to challenging environments, maintain composure in high-pressure situations, and accept feedback in a non-defensive manner. Quick learner, resourceful, highly computer proficient, and type 70+ wpm.
Windows, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Interwoven/iManage, DeltaView, Internet, Adobe Acrobat Professional, SAP, medical office billing, A/R and A/P software, PeopleSoft, Kronos
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY SAN DIEGO, CA Expected in 1995 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology Spanish - GPA : Psychology Spanish
Equifax - Paralegal
Harrisburg, PA, 01/2001 - Present
  • Contract drafting, negotiation, and administration of domestic and international Confidential Disclosure Agreements, Consulting Agreements, OEM Agreements, and amendments.
  • Review/approve domestic and international medical device technical labeling for correct use of company name, trademarks, copyright notice, and absence of product claims.
  • Collaborated with Quality & Regulatory Affairs to determine Role-Based Quality System Training for Legal Department.
  • Interwoven/iManage document management system database administrator and trainer for legal department.
  • Assist with collection and management of documentation in response to discovery requests for litigation and audit matters.
  • Train and supervise administrative and temporary staff, and participate in on-boarding process.
  • Member of new candidate interview team, which has resulted in the hire of several long-term employees.
  • Member of Labor & Employment Practice Group and participated in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Sub-Team to benchmark and recommend adoption of internal ADR program.
  • Member of the San Diego Diversity Council's Scrubs Day Committee to support community organizations.
  • Participation in Lean Six-Sigma Kaizen Event for consulting process resulting in elimination of non-value added work and increasing Process Cycle Efficiency, allowing the re-deployment of personnel to focus on other company priorities.
  • Extensive participation in $2 billion tender offer and acquisition by Cardinal Health, including due diligence, merger and integration processes, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings.
  • Participated in upstream merger of operating company into its parent company; managed all name change filings in 51 jurisdictions.
  • Participated in $170 million debt refinancing and public bond offering, including due diligence, pledging, and perfecting company assets to Bond Trustee, and replacement procedures for destroyed stock certificates.
  • Managed subsidiary corporate governance matters, monthly Securities and Exchange Commission filings (SEC Forms 3, 4 and 5), State Qualification Filings, and Annual Director and Officer Questionnaire process.
  • Recognized need to reorganize corporate minute book structure for international and domestic subsidiaries, and developed and implemented plan to accomplish such task.
  • Reviewed incoming bankruptcy documents, determined appropriate course of action, and coordinated with Finance and Customer Care departments to complete filings, as necessary.
  • Analyze customers' Code of Conduct policies and disseminate information to sales employees responsible for compliance with customers' Codes.
  • Researched and responded to inquiries from corporate and division personnel regarding company status, state qualification information, acquisitions, mergers, current Directors and Officers, etc.
  • Awards 2007 Chairman's Award for outstanding performance and truly significant contributions supporting the EPPIC Core Values.
  • Officers Award for "extraordinary efforts and flawless execution of extremely sensitive, highly confidential and significant due diligence process during the acquisition of the Company." President's Award for outstanding contribution to the Company's refinancing and bond offering.
Equifax - Paralegal
Roanoke, VA, 01/2000 - 01/2001
  • Extensive project management including managing the incorporation process of 1,000 S-corporations in one month's time.
  • Incorporated, maintained, and dissolved domestic and foreign corporations and limited liability companies.
  • Drafted pension plan documents, amendments, and trust agreements, prepared forms for filing with various governmental agencies, and performed all research for firm.
  • Supervised administrative staff.
Fulton County Georgia - Office Administrator / Legal Secretary
Government Center 141 Pryor Street, GA, 01/1999 - 01/2000
  • Supervised staff, handled new hire orientation and training on job responsibilities and office procedures, developed training manual for incorporating, maintaining, and dissolving corporations, and managed accounts receivable (A/R), accounts payable (A/P), and vendor relationships.
  • Assisted two estate planning, corporate and civil litigation attorneys with drafting and editing correspondence.
  • Maintained calendaring, prepared documents and forms for court filing and/or service of process, and switchboard operations for 3-5 independent attorney practices.
City, STATE, 01/1998 - 01/1999
  • Drafted, transcribed, and edited correspondence for pension, estate planning, partnership, tax, real property, corporate, and trust administration matters, and coordinated and assisted tax attorney with yearly gift tax returns for 15-20 clients.
  • Prepared documents and forms for filing/recording with the Court, County Recorder, and Internal Revenue Service, and maintained Status of Cases memos, daily calendar, and time sheets for 2-3 attorneys and self.
  • Provided back-up assistance to litigation department as needed.
  • Awards Two Employee of the Month awards.
CORRIGAN & ASSOCIATES - Office Manager / Domestic Violence Group Facilitator
City, STATE, 01/1993 - 01/1998
  • Conducted new hire orientation, trained and supervised 4-10 office personnel, acted as patient/therapist liaison, handled contract negotiations and conflict resolution with clients, customer service, treatment authorizations, insurance billing, scheduled off-site seminars and appointments, maintained various monthly and annual financial report figures, A/R, bookkeeping, and payroll.
  • Administered and scored clinical testing instruments for use in evaluations and reports, prepared various types of client letters and court reports, transcribed and proofread psychological evaluations, and executed a report schedule for hundreds of clients at a time.
  • Worked directly with Judges, State and Federal Departments of Probation, Attorneys, Psychologists, State Parole Department, Department of the Public Defender, San Diego Regional Center, Department of Social Services, and various other entities while maintaining contracts with said agencies.
  • Conducted intake assessments, including all Spanish intakes, determined eligibility for services and fee scales, taught psycho-educational classes for court-approved domestic violence recovery program, maintained client progress notes, and made client treatment recommendations for courts, attorneys, parole and probation departments, social service agencies, and other professionals.
City, STATE, AMERICA 01/1988 - 01/1993
  • Provided rental information, showed properties, A/R, notified/delivered default notices, verified rental applications, assessed emergencies/damage, dispatched repair technicians, managed multi-line telephone/paging system for 50+ real estate agents, hosted "Open Houses," performed general office duties, and executed all stages of home loan processing for mortgage broker including Conventional, FHA and VA loans.
  • Volunteer 1 year assignment Taught English/Environmental Ed.
  • to grades 1-6 in rural Costa Rican public school, privately tutored elementary through university students in English, taught English to Red Cross emergency personnel in pilot program, and developed and received approval for permanent implementation of curriculum, taught cross-cultural community awareness to Peace Corps volunteers and international students, and assisted in the adaptation to cross-cultural living and language barriers.
  • Developed and directed first-ever community singing concert performed in English, organized year-end awards ceremony, facilitated field trip to the capitol city, and supervised students in creating an environmental exhibit for the National Children's Museum.
  • Compiled evaluations and reports for all facets of bilingual education, participated in regional planning meetings, and served as co-editor of the in-service volunteer newsletter.
Crisis Interventionist with the San Diego Police Department; Community Outreach Coordinator, Interviewer, Mentor, and Recruiter for WorldTeach program; and United Way/CHAD Campaign Committee member.
Additional Information
  • ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE *Crisis Interventionist with the San Diego Police Department; Community Outreach Coordinator, Interviewer, Mentor, and Recruiter for WorldTeach program; and United Way/CHAD Campaign Committee member.
accounts payable, accounts receivable, acquisitions, administrative, Adobe Acrobat, ADR, A/P, attorney, back-up, billing, bookkeeping, book, conflict resolution, Consulting, contract negotiations, contracts, Council, client, clients, customer service, Customer Care, database administrator, document management, documentation, drafting, due diligence, editing, editor, English, filing, Finance, financial report, focus, forms, Forms 3, general office duties, insurance, Kronos, Legal, letters, litigation, loan processing, notes, Director, managing, meetings, mergers, Access, Excel, Exchange, Microsoft Office, office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Windows, Word, multi-line telephone, negotiation, newsletter, payroll, PeopleSoft, personnel, policies, processes, progress, project management, Quality, real estate, recording, Regulatory Affairs, research, sales, San, SAP, Securities, seminars, singing, Six-Sigma, Social Services, Spanish, switchboard, tax, tax returns, tender, trainer, upstream, year-end

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