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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. Trusted Paralegal offering extensive legal skill set, proficiency in managing large caseloads and capacity to meet deadlines. Collects, organizes, analyzes and disseminates significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy. Exercises independent judgment regarding legal and contractual matters within broadly defined practices and policies. Polished Paralegal well-versed in drafting briefs, legal memorandums, motions and correspondence. Collaborative team player comfortable working independently and accepting high degree of unsupervised responsibility. Recognized for quickly mastering new challenges and working well under pressure. Successful at sorting and categorizing high volumes of legal documents and data. Prioritizes tasks and remains productive while balancing multiple projects and stakeholders. 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. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
Paralegal, 09/2015 to Current
Ideal ImageNovi, MI,
  • Filed pleadings and paperwork with court clerk to meet strict deadlines.
  • Organized exhibits for trial by preparing materials and supporting documentation.
  • Identified and analyzed legal documents, discoveries and contracts.
  • Organized client calendars, prepared mailings and handled high call volumes.
  • Interviewed clients and obtained vital case information to support associates.
  • Entered data into and managed litigation databases and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Prepared clients for appointments, depositions and testimony.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and documented information.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other support activities for legal office.
  • Reduced workflow downtime by effectively organizing and managing client billing and case management files.
  • Used WestLaw and LexisNexis to examine secondary sources, statutory and case law and federal and state regulations.
  • Maintained contract database with relevant information for categorization and easy access.
  • Prepared compliance and regulatory forms for legal cases and suits.
  • Attended administrative hearings to provide viable information and identify additional actions needed.
  • Managed contract intake and review for large vendor agreements.
Service Advisor/Parts Counter Person, 05/2012 to 09/2015
Carroll Rehma MotorsCity, STATE,
  • Answered inquiries, resolved problems and finalized parts sales at counter and by telephone.
  • Received and stocked incoming merchandise, arranging items in correct locations.
  • Operated point of sales and parts lookup computer systems.
  • Reviewed catalogs and computer databases to search and locate correct parts for customer vehicles according to make, model and year.
  • Kept sales and counter areas organized and clean to give positive first impression to visitors and customers.
  • Placed inventory numbers on parts to properly identify items for counter associates.
  • Finalized sales receipts, contracts, logs and other documentation regarding parts sales and service appointments.
  • Opened crates to replenish stocked items in proper aisles.
  • Coordinated and executed daily parts deliveries to local businesses.
  • Followed standards of care and compliance per company and legal requirements.
Office Manager/Payroll Officer/Office Assistant, 05/2011 to 05/2012
QCM/PLCCity, STATE,
  • Collected and coded various documents to prepare for filing, storage and processing.
  • Monitored office inventory to maintain supply levels.
  • Automated office operations to manage client correspondence, record tracking and data communications.
  • Coordinated office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance with company policies.
  • Enforced company policies and procedures to strengthen operational standards across departments.
  • Monitored payments due from clients and promptly contacted clients with past due payments.
  • Reviewed files and records to obtain information and respond to requests.
  • Used judgment and initiative in handling confidential matters and requests.
  • Managed office inventory and placed new supply orders.
  • Oversaw receiving and organizing correspondence, answering and forwarding calls and creating business letters and records.
  • Maintained impeccable office organization to support efficiency, professionalism and performance objectives.
  • Coded and entered daily invoices with in-house accounting software.
  • Administered payroll and maintained proper documentation of employee personnel.
  • Automated office operations for managing client correspondence, payment schedules and data communications.
  • Managed, scheduled and coordinated office functions and activities for employees.
  • Sustained office efficiency by implementing and planning office systems, equipment procurement and layouts.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1984 to Tipton High School - Tiplersville, MS,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Tipton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Paralegal
  • Service Advisor/Parts Counter Person
  • Office Manager/Payroll Officer/Office Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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