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

Bilingual experienced and organized college professional with a unique combination of creative, political background and experience ranging in different arenas like paralegal assistance, administrative assistance, political campaigns, daycare training, education, teaching, & currently advocating the implementation of social, economic and cultural development in the latino community in Shenandoah County as a part of the SCRC committee. Also secretarial political expertise, and business acumen, with a goal in order to assist in the delivery and implementation of mission-critical work strategy in any future work environment. Looking for an opportunity to utilize my skills and assist in a workplace the best way possible and bring the best values to a job. As I increase my employment knowledge and undertake the process of finishing my bachelor’s degree.

Skills
  • Fluent both in the Spanish and English language
  • Trained in social media marketing and content creation for any organization or work place
  • Experience in Photoshop and Illustrator for graphic design and children's books
  • Door to Door Campaigning for community engagement
  • Active Listener with great interpersonal skills
  • Experience in event planning and public speaking
  • Research analytical for any need or assessment
  • Able to proofread and translate
  • Detail Oriented, Adaptability, Communication, Multitasking, Prioritizing, Focused
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Adobe Photoshop
  • Strength finders: 2.0 Top 5 Languages, Individualization, Strategy, Belief, Connectedness, Positivity
Work History
02/2020 to 01/2022 Paralegal Assistant Guide One Insurance | Denver, CO,
  • Analyzed evidence gathering and presentation, client counseling, and jury selection methods processes for civil litigation.
  • Created and implemented policies, work flow processes and work assignments.
  • Collected, drafted and maintained resources to provide comprehensive materials accessible to all firm lawyers.
  • Communicated with outside vendors on behalf of attorneys and legal departments.
  • Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents.
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database.
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Researched, monitored and informed firm of legal and industry developments and trends and articulated effects on practice and clients.
  • Directed and coordinated service of subpoenas and scheduling of depositions for several legal professionals.
  • Assisted lawyers with materials preparation for internal and external training events.
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation and preparing digital materials and displays.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Drafted, signed and certified key legal documents for judicial review.
  • Implemented emergency procedures to save time and spearhead specific legal projects.
  • Contributed to, maintained and updated online data repositories for accessibility and to reflect firm standards.
08/2017 to 12/2018 Daycare Assistant Teacher North Country Academy | Pembroke Pines, FL,
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Complied with strict safety and organizational regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Encouraged curiosity, exploration and problem-solving appropriate to children's development levels.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Incorporated music and play into developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Updated records of contact, medical and progress information.
  • Monitored and enforced adequate supply and material inventory.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
09/2016 to 12/2019 Operator Stolt-Nielsen Limited | Braithwaite, LA,
  • Set up machines to start production cycles and controlled machine settings.
  • Efficiently read and interpreted blueprints.
  • Inspected machine parts with measuring tools.
  • Kept accurate records of defective units or products.
  • Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good quality.
  • Maintained organized work area by cleaning and removing hazards.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Inspected products and machines to maintain quality and efficiency.
  • Examined incoming materials and compared to documentation for accuracy and quality.
  • Prepared reports and technical documentation of day-to-day production processes.
  • Calibrated machines to maintain required productivity levels and adherence to quality standards.
01/2016 to 05/2016 Translator / Interpreter for Virginia Taxes People Incorporated | City, STATE,
  • Translated documents in Spanish and English.
  • Reviewed final works to spot and correct errors in punctuation, grammar and translation.
  • Applied cultural understanding to discern specific meanings beyond literal written words.
  • Replicated flow, style and overall meaning of original texts.
  • Communicated effectively with clients to establish scope and requirements of translation, following up after submission of work to confirm satisfaction and understanding.
  • Used translation memory software to verify consistency of translation within documents and improve efficiency.
  • Proofread, edited and improved documents of different sizes.
  • Maintained message content, tone and emotion as closely as possible.
  • Interpreted conversations simultaneously to help both parties conduct business, handle medical needs or manage personal concerns.
  • Completed precise translations of official documents with correct words and phrasing to meet legal standards.
Education
Expected in 2025 to to Bachelor Of Arts In Political Science | Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, GPA:
Expected in 05/2023 to to Associate Of Applied Sciences In Paralegal Studies | Paralegal Studies Laurel Ridge Community College, Middletown, VA, GPA:
Accomplishments

INTERNSHIPS, MENTORING, MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Intered at the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative

Member of the Shenandoah County Republican Committee (SCRC)

Leadership role as the Chair of the Latinos for Trump committee

Portering The Glory International Church Dance Leader

Mentor and group facilitator for BLAZE Ministries

National Student Leader Council of the Institute for Cultural Communicator – Mentor 2015-2017

Mentored a team of 12 teenagers for coordinating international events, budgeting with limited resources, and conducting training sessions for other youth. Conducted international conference calls.

Coached 30 youth from ages 6-19 in public speaking and leadership skills at bi-weekly meetings. Spoke on over 300 platforms

St. James Parish Youth Commission 2015-2017

Founding member and secretary St. James Parish Youth Commission coordinated parish level events, such as a youth summit and a prom for students with disabilities

Certifications

Young Woman Hispanic Conservatives Of America

Turning Point USA - Dallas, Texas 2019 - within TPUSA Social Marketing Certification

TPUSA Campaign Work Certificate

TPUSA Communication Certificate

TPUSA Social Media Platform Certificate

TPUSA Legal Administration Certificate

The Leadership Institute - Tennessee , 2019

National Region Ambassador Certificate

Turning Point USA - Chicago, Illinois - Media Certification

CPR - ARD - American Health Academy

The Institute for Cultural Communicators, 2017

Additional Information

INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEERING

The Latino Leadership Summit in Phoenix, AZ,

CPAC 2019 in Baltimore, MD,

Turning Point USA Leadership in Chicago, IL,

The Bienvenido and Republican National Hispanic Assembly (RNHA) meeting in Washington DC

The Young Women's Leadership Summit in Dallas, TX.

Volunteered phone banking to help pass Congressional Amendment #2, which required a Unanimous jury for a felony conviction

FEMA: Helped with FEMA and disaster relief after a Hurricane devastated areas of my community in Puerto Rico

Organized annual youth mission trip to volunteer at Trinidad and Tobago, in homeless shelter

Organized trip to Perú for a team of teenagers in my religious organization


AWARDS

Institute for Cultural Communicators

Won 2nd overall International Young Speakers Guild Award (based on character, leadership, speeches, and debate)

Won 1st Young Speakers Guild Award at three regional tournaments 4th place International - Public Advocacy speech on Adoption

2nd place International Communication

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Washington and Lee University
  • Laurel Ridge Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Paralegal Assistant
  • Daycare Assistant Teacher
  • Operator
  • Translator / Interpreter for Virginia Taxes

Degrees

  • Bachelor Of Arts In Political Science
  • Associate Of Applied Sciences In Paralegal Studies

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