Westlaw and LexisNexis
Proficiency in title searches
Registered Paralegal certified by National Federation of Paralegal Associations
Georgia Association of Paralegals, Inc., Board Member 2011- 2012
Prepared meeting agendas. Assisted in drafting by-laws. Reviewed and approved monthly and annual budgets. Attended quarterly and annual meetings for the region and national levels. Developed and managed annual operating budgets for certification program and national representation.
Obtained, reviewed, organized and analyzed preliminary documentation and information supporting client's claim. Drafted demand letters. Performed conflict checks. Drafted summons and service of process. Drafted answers to complaint and other defensive pleadings. Drafted interrogatories, requests for admissions and requests for production of documents. Corresponded with client and with in-house and outside counsel on factual matters. Schedule, organized, and control document acquisitions and/or productions. Collected, organized and maintained research file.
Coordinated with multiple departments regarding responsive documents and document retention. Gathered and analyzed research data regarding statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes. Conducted research and developed materials for employee policy manual. Monitored state and federal regulations, such as Family Medial Leave Act and OSHA to ensure compliance by client.
Collected, organized and maintained form files, including model pleadings, motions and checklists. Maintained litigation docket, noting deadline dates responsive pleadings, motions and court appearances. Drafted demand letters, summons and complaints. Arranged for service of process. Drafted answers to complaints and responses to discovery requests. Review of client files, gathered, organized and analyzed factual data collected. Coordinated depositions, arbitrations and mediations. Indexed and summarized deposition testimony and exhibits. Researched procedural and case law. Conducted computer-assisted legal and factual research using WESTLAW.
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