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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Certified Paralegal with background in [Type] office administration. Highly skilled in conducting legal research to support investigations into workers' compensation and personal injury cases, combined with training in evidence gathering and legal document analysis. Talented in managing complex schedules, goal setting and office administration.

Skills
  • Phone, Computer & People Skills
  • Understands Confidentiality
  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Document Management
  • Filing System Organization
  • Information Confidentiality
  • Relationship Building
  • Calendar Management
  • Office Administration
  • Troubleshooting Complex Problems
Experience
Paralegal, 04/1995 to 08/2013
Gaf Buildings Materials Corp. Of AmericaOklahoma City, OK,
  • Prepare all Legal documents;
  • Conferences with all Clients regarding their legal cases; get their legal docs ready for courts.
  • Billing
  • Phone calls
  • Basically keeping the office running.
  • Organized client calendars, prepared mailings and handled high call volumes.
  • Identified and analyzed legal documents, discoveries and contracts.
  • Filed pleadings and paperwork with court clerk to meet strict deadlines.
  • Reduced workflow downtime by effectively organizing and managing client billing and case management files.
  • Prepared clients for appointments, depositions and testimony.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other support activities for legal office.
Paralegal , 08/1988 to 08/1993
Gaf Buildings Materials Corp. Of AmericaOxford, MS,
  • Organized client calendars, prepared mailings and handled high call volumes.
  • Identified and analyzed legal documents, discoveries and contracts.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and documented information.
  • Filed pleadings and paperwork with court clerk to meet strict deadlines.
  • Entered client data into [Software] to manage records and customer relationships
  • Reduced workflow downtime by effectively organizing and managing client billing and case management files.
  • Trained staff on office procedures and case-specific duties.
  • Interviewed clients and obtained vital case information to support associates.
  • Prepared clients for appointments, depositions and testimony.
  • Managed contract intake and review for large vendor agreements.
  • Organized exhibits for trial by preparing materials and supporting documentation.
  • Produced well-researched and articulate legal briefs, pleadings and statements.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other support activities for legal office.
  • All phone communication w/ clients.
  • Basically running day to day management of office.
Paralegal , 03/1988 to 08/1988
Gallagher Bassett Nz LtdGlastonbury, CT,
  • Organized client calendars, prepared mailings and handled high call volumes.
  • Identified and analyzed legal documents, discoveries and contracts.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and documented information.
  • Filed pleadings and paperwork with court clerk to meet strict deadlines.
  • Entered client data into [Software] to manage records and customer relationships
  • Reduced workflow downtime by effectively organizing and managing client billing and case management files.
  • Trained staff on office procedures and case-specific duties.
  • Interviewed clients and obtained vital case information to support associates.
  • Investigated potential copyright infringements and trademarks as part of ongoing litigation support.
  • Prepared compliance and regulatory forms for legal cases and suits.
  • Managed outside counsel budgets and internal legal fee reports for agencies.
  • Maintained contract database with relevant information for categorization and easy access.
  • Prepared clients for appointments, depositions and testimony.
  • Entered data into and managed litigation databases and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Managed contract intake and review for large vendor agreements.
  • Attended administrative hearings to provide viable information and identify additional actions needed.
  • Used WestLaw and LexisNexis to examine secondary sources, statutory and case law and federal and state regulations.
  • Organized exhibits for trial by preparing materials and supporting documentation.
  • Produced well-researched and articulate legal briefs, pleadings and statements.
Paralegal, 05/1986 to 08/1987
Gallagher Bassett Nz LtdKaty, TX,
  • Organized client calendars, prepared mailings and handled high call volumes.
  • Identified and analyzed legal documents, discoveries and contracts.
  • Filed pleadings and paperwork with court clerk to meet strict deadlines.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and documented information.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1970 to Copperas Cove High School - Copperas Cove, TX
GPA:
: Legal Paralegal , Expected in to Central Texas College - Killeen, TX
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Copperas Cove High School
  • Central Texas College

Job Titles Held:

  • Paralegal
  • Paralegal
  • Paralegal
  • Paralegal

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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