Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Seeks to provide effective and supportive assistance while simultaneously continuing both personal and professional development as a paralegal and/or legal support staff.

  • Best Case Bankruptcy Software
  • Time Matters Software
  • Westlaw and Lexis Nexis
  • State and Federal Law knowledge
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • File and Record Maintenance
  • Courtroom Practices Familiarity
  • Time Management
Pretrial Release Officer I, 02/2014 - Current
Wabtec Corporation Hebron, IN,
  • Conducts interviews with defendants to determine if the defendants are a candidate for the pretrial release program, and verifies references, completes an application for the Public Defender's Services, Drug Court/Mental Health Referral, and Drug Screening.
  • Prepare a typed Bond Assessment Report that contains all identity, criminal history, and reference information to make an appropriate release recommendation.
  • Document accurately and completely all information gathered from the inmate during the interview process into the Odyssey system.
  • Assessing the defendants release eligibility Complete an exit interview with the defendant to prepare them for the next step after release.
Intern, 08/2014 - 12/2014
Lake County Il Libertyville, IL,
  • Investigate current charges to prepare case for court before due date.
  • Obtain arrest report/ incident report from the arresting agency by submitting request under the Open Records Request Act.
  • Obtain copies of victim and/or witness statements through phone contact.
  • Obtain copies of DVD/Photographs from the incident by submitting request to arresting agency.
  • Obtain certified copies of dispositions of the defendant's previous arrest.
  • Draft subpoenas and mailed correspondence.
  • Document a proof of service form in the database.
  • Update Microsoft Access when a new Drug Analysis Request is made.
  • Use an activity log to notate all documents that have been requested and received from agencies.
  • Compile and write an investigative report derived from the activity log based on the documents that were obtained from the investigation.
  • Create and Manage files by adding or updating information to reflect the progress on the case.
DUI Court Probation Officer, 01/2012 - 10/2013
City Of Edinburg Edinburg, TX,
  • Supervising a specialized caseload of probationer's participating in the DUI Court Program of Clayton County State Court
  • Create, organize and maintain files and daily case notes on 2 electronic databases for each probationer.
  • Daily correspondence with the Judge, accountability courts team and treatment provider to ensure the probationers are in compliance.
  • Attend Bi-weekly DUI Court sessions as a program status check in with the Judge.
  • Administer random Breathalyzer and/or Urinalysis to probationers.
  • Bring alleged violations of the probationer to the attention of the court and be a witness for the state during the revocation hearing.
  • Create, redefine and/or improve program policies and procedures at a monthly team administrative meeting.
Probation Officer, 03/2010 - 2012
Judicial Corrections Services City, STATE,
  • Determine when circumstances warrant modification of court orders and initiate the necessary action to procure a decision by the court on such modifications
  • Bring alleged violations of the probationer to the attention of the court and be a witness to the state during the revocation hearing
  • Completed statistical analysis by developing, updating and maintaining statistical and related records and reports.
  • Back up the accounting officer in their absence by receiving payments and applying payments appropriately to the probationers fine/restitution/fees.
  • Update a daily log to keep a count of the number of probationer's being returned to court for the entire office.
Detention Specialist, 02/2008 - 03/2010
Cobb County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Monitoring and control of detainees; enforcement of security rules, regulations and procedures; and the provision of services and information to detainees
  • Complete intake process by entering detainee information while ensuring accuracy.
  • Utilize the NCIC / GCIC system to check for outstanding warrants; send teletypes to other law enforcement agencies for confirmation of outstanding warrants and arrange pickup if necessary.
  • Accept various payment methods for bonding the detainee out of jail and creating the bond document to be signed by all parties.
  • Operate security control rooms, providing monitoring of both inmates and security/fire control systems; control all movement within monitored areas and insures that inmates are safely and securely maintained.
Education and Coursework
Certificate: Paralegal Studies, Expected in 2014
Clayton State University - Morrow, Ga

Criminal Litigation, Civil Litigation, Legal Writing and Research, Real Estate Law, Business Organizations, Family Law, Law Office Skills, Bankruptcy, and Occupational Internship

Bachelor of Science: Criminology, Expected in 2007
North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC

Introduction to Criminal Law in the U.S., The Justice System, Introduction to American Government, Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, Sociology Research Methods, Law and Society, Social Psychology.


GCIC/ NCIC Certified, Microsoft Office, Acrobat Adobe, Windows, Mac, Type: 45 WPM

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