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Supervisor, 03/2016 to CurrentThe Wolford Law Firm LLP Michael R. Wolford － Rochester, New York
Provide support to a civil litigation firm specializing in several practice areas, including commercial and business litigation, tax assessment and municipal litigation, professional malpractice, employment and ERISA matters, personal injury and criminal law; prepare and send requests pursuant to FOIL/FOIA and HIPAA; prepare information and document requests to various government agencies including the EEOC, DHR, IRS, SSA, and NYS Workers Compensation Board; draft and serve state and federal subpoenas; initiate, review and maintain document production in both hard copy and electronic form; obtain personal injury lien information in connection with settlement proceeds; summarize deposition testimony; summarize medical records; draft routine pleadings, affidavits, notices and client correspondence; file documents with various local and surrounding court clerk offices in both hard copy and electronic form; assist with appeal briefs, including Tables of Contents and Authorities, and cite checking; assist with deposition and trial preparation; organize firm Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentations and maintain CLE accredited provider status.
Supervisor, 11/2012 to CurrentThe Wolford Law Firm LLP Michael R. Wolford － Rochester, New York
Create and manage client billing numbers and client information; maintain personnel files and benefits information, including health insurance, 401(K), and life insurance; maintain accurate accounts payable and accounts receivable records; process and pay incoming invoices; process and deposit client payments; write checks and otherwise maintain QuickBooks registers for various accounts; prepare and send monthly billing invoices to clients using TABS Time and Billing System; appeal fees and/or expenses deducted by clients or insurance companies; order business supplies; troubleshoot various electronic and IT issues and contact the appropriate company, if necessary; train new employees with appropriate responsibilities and procedures; and oversee general office administration.
Legal Administrative Assistant, 12/2010 to 03/2016The Wolford Law Firm LLP － Rochester, New York
Supervisor: Michael R.
Wolford Duties: Prepare and maintain correspondence, in both hard copy and electronic form; calendar timelines and ensuring all applicable deadlines are metassist with appeal briefs, including drafting Tables of Contents and Authorities; transcribe cassette tapes consisting of dictated attorney notes, correspondence and pleadings; assist with trial preparation and file management including preparing binders of exhibits, case documents and cases cited; prepare Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Word documents of case data for sorted and view-friendly reference; prepare and send bulk mailings; sort mail; assist firm receptionist as needed; and assist firm paralegal as needed, including Bates-stamping documents for production.
Supervisor, 12/2010 to 10/2013The Wolford Law Firm LLP Michael R. Wolford － Rochester, New York
Greet, assist and direct guests, employees and visitors; answer incoming calls.
and handle caller's inquiries; sort incoming mail; arrange for outgoing mail and packages.
to be picked up; maintain a sufficient record of office supplies; provide word-processing.
and clerical support; light cleaning and office organization.
Student Aide Clerk, 08/2008 to 12/2010United States Attorney's Office WDNY － Rochester, New York
Supervisor: Lori Pietrzykowski Duties: Prepare, copy and send and receive discovery and legal correspondence in both hard copy and electronic form; conduct legal research and verify legal citations; investigate records (to make legible and find discrepancies); transcribe compact discs and cassette tapes consisting of jail calls and wiretaps; prepare Microsoft Excel spreadsheets of case data for sorted and view-friendly reference; close files; prepare and send bulk mailings; sort mail; prepare Laboratory Request forms; create courtroom layout to prepare witnesses; input information into databases; answer phones and receive visitors when receptionist is on lunch and/or out of the office; and create flyers, newsletters, and award certificates.
Education and Training
Bachelor's Degree of Science:Criminal Justice Forensic Science,December 2010Brockport, SUNYCriminal Justice Forensic Science Dean's list
Regents Diploma:Spring 2010Delta College SUNY － Brockport
June 2007Brockport High School － Brockport, New York