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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Efficient Paralegal Specialist and Case Management skilled at supporting legal proceedings relating to all law areas, including criminal, family and contract law. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Desiring to bring several years of experience in legal support to a challenging new position with room for advancement.

Talented at structuring treatment plans around each client's needs and strengths. Passionate about social work and justice for all and providing the highest level of care and resources. Skilled at managing work of several work professionals to ensure optional support children, families, veteran's, inmates. military.

Skills
  • Litigation
  • Legal Documents
  • Legal Research
  • Customer Service
  • Paralegal Certification
  • Legal Document
  • Trial Preparation
  • Contract Review
  • Document filing
  • West Law Certified
Education
Ohio University Athens, OH Expected in 7 2019 Associate of Science : Paralegal Studies - GPA :
Ohio State School of Cosmetology & Experts Barber School Columbus, OH Expected in 1 2012 Associate of Arts : Cosmetology Education - GPA :
Ohio University Athens, OH Expected in 9 2019 Associate of Applied Science : Community Organization And Advocacy - GPA :
Ohio University Athens, OH Expected in BBA : Legal Studies - GPA :
Certifications

Certified Paralegal

Certified Victim Advocate

Notary Public

CCW

Certified Substitute Teacher

Westlaw Certified

Cosmetology Instructor

Work History
Outlook Group Corp. - Production Worker
Neenah, WI, 01/2020 - Current
  • Monitored performance and generated reports detailing quality of product and defect rates
  • Evaluated components and final products against quality standards and manufacturing specifications
  • Reported repeated issues to supervisors and other departments, collaborating to identify issue roots and rectify problems
  • Developed and audited practices, programs and reporting system metrics for optimal efficiency
  • Drafted technical documents such as deviation reports, testing protocol and trend analyses
  • Conducted investigations into questionable test results
  • Recorded and organized test data for report generation and analysis
  • Inspected final products to assess compliance with quality standards and established tolerances
  • Calibrated machines to maintain required productivity levels and adherence to quality standards
  • Supported current production needs by moving items between equipment, conveyors and staging areas
  • Reviewed production specifications to verify accurate weights and measurements prior to mixing ingredients
  • Documented production information via daily system logs and discussed non-conformance issues with management
  • Enthusiastically took on additional shifts during peak work periods to keep projects on schedule
  • Conducted quality inspections of finished products and made minor repairs to meet project expectations
  • Maintained maximum organization and productivity by properly sorting project components on work tables
Earth Fare, Inc - Paralegal
Knoxville, TN, 05/2014 - Current

Flexible, motivated, organized certified paralegal with 8+ years of litigation paralegal experience and a background in health administration and family law, veteran's affairs case management.

Seeking to provide professional assistance in legal research, drafting legal documents, customer service, and trial preparation.

Engaged, organized graduate with Ohio University Studies Paralegal Certificate, specialized in investigation's and family law. Seeking to leverage my skills in legal research, assisting criminal trials, and customer service as a junior paralegal with the ACLU.

  • Investigated facts related to cases(1), researched(2) and analyzed relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles
  • Wrote and proofread(4) reports and other documents(6) to help attorneys prepare for trial
  • Drafted(3) routine correspondence(5) and legal documents
  • Maintained real estate files(1) and data
  • Prepared, coordinated, proofread, and organized(2) communications(3) and other documents for transaction.
  • Scheduled internal meetings(4) and meetings with th clients.
  • Supervised wire transfers and requisitions(5), managed travel arrangements and expense reports(6).

Professional achievements: implemented a new legal database which reduced the time of drafting contract templates by 50%

  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation and preparing digital materials and displays
  • Developed polished legal documents, including motions and briefs, to support litigation processes and court proceedings
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail
  • Communicated with outside vendors on behalf of attorneys and legal departments
  • Developed relationships among lawyers to facilitate knowledge-sharing and expertise
  • Developed and coordinated training to maintain access to high-quality training materials
  • Created and implemented all policies, work flow processes and work assignments
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase to facilitate expeditious litigation
  • Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and to prepare cases

University Of North Carolina Greensboro - Victim Advocate
Fort Collins, CO, 04/2008 - Current

Motivated and compassionate Victim Specialist has extensive knowledge of grief processes individuals who are victims go through.Has excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills

I recently graduated with my Associate's in Advocacy from Ohio University

now Certified Victim Advocate

Provides direct assistant to victims. Considers needs and connects them with appropriate resources, including medical care, mental health care, legal advice and spiritual support

Develops and maintains comprehensive programs for identifying and promoting self-sufficiency in Grant and Per Diem and Contract Residential participants, working with Veterans to obtain new skills and to resolve problems. Performs all case management duties associated with the Grant and Per Diem and Contract Residential programs in addition to other Veteran clients in the emergency dorms who choose to participate in case management. Promotes all onsite self-sufficiency programs with all new clients. Explains nature of CISS programs, procedures and services. Explains the benefits, advantages and encourages Veterans to participate in Case Management. Performs Shelter orientations to educate and inform new clients as a part of the Support Services Team. Works directly with Veteran clients in identifying barriers to self-sufficiency and developing goals and objectives for overcoming these barriers through a Needs Assessment process. Identifies strengths and needs and makes referrals to available VA and community resources to meet those needs. Client files will track individual needs, assessments, strategies and progress through ongoing case management. Develops a Case Plan with each Veteran and facilitate weekly/monthly/as needed meetings to provide Veterans with an opportunity to review program requirements, discuss concerns and/or ideas and provide updates on new activities. Tracks and enters relevant data on a timely basis and maintains complete and organized client files. This includes entry into ServicePoint and/or other electronic data tracking programs as well as case notes within client files. Coordinates with CISS staff, VA Staff and any other service provider working to meet the needs of Veterans. Links to community resources for integration purposes, socialization, recreation, education, occupation and vocational needs of Veterans served. Maintains records of pertinent program related information and compiles required data in reports. Prepares and submits reports following established timelines and procedures. Utilizes data for the completion of monthly billing of services to the Veterans Administration.

  • Met with women and children escaping domestic violence in their homes
  • Connected clients with vital community resources and provided support
  • Assisted clients with obtaining protection orders and keeping their locations and identities secure and secret
  • Worked with law enforcement to ensure safety of threatened women and children
  • Kept home location secret in order to prevent abusive stalkers attempting contact
  • Developed safety plans to meet victims' assessment of need
  • Constructed referral list of agencies and community resources for victims' to provide aftercare services
  • Spearheaded awareness through public speaking to community and business groups
  • Attended interagency meetings and networked to create community partnerships
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care

Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.

Catholic Schools - Substitute Teacher
Bryan, TX, 06/2018 - 03/2020

Substitute Teacher

Fostoria City Schools K - 12

Findlay City Schools K - 12

Regularly engage with students in ' open talk' times developing team building activities that have enhanced students motivation and team work.

Effectively helped struggling students literacy targets

Write comprehensive reports to regular teachers regarding lesson and student progresses.

Several teachers had me as a request due to my interaction with students

Chismosa Salon Loft - Cosmetology Instructor /Salon Owner
City, STATE, 07/2016 - 02/2019
  • Passionately provided support and motivation to students while utilizing Aveda teaching models and living by the Aveda mission
  • Coached students to meet service and retail goals by educating through example and connecting on a professional level of trust. Awarded highest Retail Per Service Transaction two consecutive weeks in September, while teaching/testing out new curriculum
  • Effectively maintained professional skills to keep updated on new Aveda Education curriculum
  • Plan day-to-day lessons in Cosmetology theory and practical vocational schoolwork
  • Teach students how to apply academic information learned to applicable techniques
  • Grade course work and assess students to evaluate their abilities
  • Help to improve student academic achievement scores by revising lesson plans according to student data analysis
  • Collaborate with other staff members and planning teams
  • Successful expert presenter and confident speaker in diverse settings and large groups
Accomplishments
  • 2014 Honored request to have dinner at the White House
  • Care giver to a Purple Heart Veteran

2016 Honored request to Huntsville, Alabama for a week as caregiver and hero, Marine Corp Ball took place at NASA

Honored request to be part of National Intrepid Center of Excellence

organization working to advance the clinical care, diagnosis, research and education of military service members with traumatic brain injuries (TBI ) and psychological health (PH) conditions. While its sister organization, the Center for the Intrepid, treats amputee and/or burned service members, the NICoE provides diagnostic evaluations and treatment of complex TBI and PH conditions to promote physical, psychological and spiritual healing.

Skills
  • Litigation
  • Legal Documents
  • Legal Research
  • Customer Service
  • Paralegal Certification
  • Legal Document
  • Trial Preparation
  • Contract Review
  • Document filing
  • West Law Certified
Work History
Kasai Northern - Production Worker
Upper Sandsky, OH 01/2020 - Current
  • Monitored performance and generated reports detailing quality of product and defect rates
  • Evaluated components and final products against quality standards and manufacturing specifications
  • Reported repeated issues to supervisors and other departments, collaborating to identify issue roots and rectify problems
  • Developed and audited practices, programs and reporting system metrics for optimal efficiency
  • Drafted technical documents such as deviation reports, testing protocol and trend analyses
  • Conducted investigations into questionable test results
  • Recorded and organized test data for report generation and analysis
  • Inspected final products to assess compliance with quality standards and established tolerances
  • Calibrated machines to maintain required productivity levels and adherence to quality standards
  • Supported current production needs by moving items between equipment, conveyors and staging areas
  • Reviewed production specifications to verify accurate weights and measurements prior to mixing ingredients
  • Documented production information via daily system logs and discussed non-conformance issues with management
  • Enthusiastically took on additional shifts during peak work periods to keep projects on schedule
  • Conducted quality inspections of finished products and made minor repairs to meet project expectations
  • Maintained maximum organization and productivity by properly sorting project components on work tables
Military Family Network / Marion Ohio Law Clinic - Paralegal
UPPER SANDUSKY, OH 05/2014 - Current

Flexible, motivated, organized certified paralegal with 8+ years of litigation paralegal experience and a background in health administration and family law, veteran's affairs case management.

Seeking to provide professional assistance in legal research, drafting legal documents, customer service, and trial preparation.

Engaged, organized graduate with Ohio University Studies Paralegal Certificate, specialized in investigation's and family law. Seeking to leverage my skills in legal research, assisting criminal trials, and customer service as a junior paralegal with the ACLU.

  • Investigated facts related to cases(1), researched(2) and analyzed relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles
  • Wrote and proofread(4) reports and other documents(6) to help attorneys prepare for trial
  • Drafted(3) routine correspondence(5) and legal documents
  • Maintained real estate files(1) and data
  • Prepared, coordinated, proofread, and organized(2) communications(3) and other documents for transaction.
  • Scheduled internal meetings(4) and meetings with th clients.
  • Supervised wire transfers and requisitions(5), managed travel arrangements and expense reports(6).

Professional achievements: implemented a new legal database which reduced the time of drafting contract templates by 50%

  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation and preparing digital materials and displays
  • Developed polished legal documents, including motions and briefs, to support litigation processes and court proceedings
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail
  • Communicated with outside vendors on behalf of attorneys and legal departments
  • Developed relationships among lawyers to facilitate knowledge-sharing and expertise
  • Developed and coordinated training to maintain access to high-quality training materials
  • Created and implemented all policies, work flow processes and work assignments
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase to facilitate expeditious litigation
  • Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and to prepare cases

Military Family Network - Victim Advocate
Quantico, VA 04/2008 - Current

Motivated and compassionate Victim Specialist has extensive knowledge of grief processes individuals who are victims go through.Has excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills

I recently graduated with my Associate's in Advocacy from Ohio University

now Certified Victim Advocate

Provides direct assistant to victims. Considers needs and connects them with appropriate resources, including medical care, mental health care, legal advice and spiritual support

Develops and maintains comprehensive programs for identifying and promoting self-sufficiency in Grant and Per Diem and Contract Residential participants, working with Veterans to obtain new skills and to resolve problems. Performs all case management duties associated with the Grant and Per Diem and Contract Residential programs in addition to other Veteran clients in the emergency dorms who choose to participate in case management. Promotes all onsite self-sufficiency programs with all new clients. Explains nature of CISS programs, procedures and services. Explains the benefits, advantages and encourages Veterans to participate in Case Management. Performs Shelter orientations to educate and inform new clients as a part of the Support Services Team. Works directly with Veteran clients in identifying barriers to self-sufficiency and developing goals and objectives for overcoming these barriers through a Needs Assessment process. Identifies strengths and needs and makes referrals to available VA and community resources to meet those needs. Client files will track individual needs, assessments, strategies and progress through ongoing case management. Develops a Case Plan with each Veteran and facilitate weekly/monthly/as needed meetings to provide Veterans with an opportunity to review program requirements, discuss concerns and/or ideas and provide updates on new activities. Tracks and enters relevant data on a timely basis and maintains complete and organized client files. This includes entry into ServicePoint and/or other electronic data tracking programs as well as case notes within client files. Coordinates with CISS staff, VA Staff and any other service provider working to meet the needs of Veterans. Links to community resources for integration purposes, socialization, recreation, education, occupation and vocational needs of Veterans served. Maintains records of pertinent program related information and compiles required data in reports. Prepares and submits reports following established timelines and procedures. Utilizes data for the completion of monthly billing of services to the Veterans Administration.

  • Met with women and children escaping domestic violence in their homes
  • Connected clients with vital community resources and provided support
  • Assisted clients with obtaining protection orders and keeping their locations and identities secure and secret
  • Worked with law enforcement to ensure safety of threatened women and children
  • Kept home location secret in order to prevent abusive stalkers attempting contact
  • Developed safety plans to meet victims' assessment of need
  • Constructed referral list of agencies and community resources for victims' to provide aftercare services
  • Spearheaded awareness through public speaking to community and business groups
  • Attended interagency meetings and networked to create community partnerships
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care

Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.

Renhill Staffing - Substitute Teacher
Toledo, OH 06/2018 - 03/2020

Substitute Teacher

Fostoria City Schools K - 12

Findlay City Schools K - 12

Regularly engage with students in ' open talk' times developing team building activities that have enhanced students motivation and team work.

Effectively helped struggling students literacy targets

Write comprehensive reports to regular teachers regarding lesson and student progresses.

Several teachers had me as a request due to my interaction with students

Chismosa Salon Loft - Cosmetology Instructor /Salon Owner
Upper Sandusky , Ohio 07/2016 - 02/2019
  • Passionately provided support and motivation to students while utilizing Aveda teaching models and living by the Aveda mission
  • Coached students to meet service and retail goals by educating through example and connecting on a professional level of trust. Awarded highest Retail Per Service Transaction two consecutive weeks in September, while teaching/testing out new curriculum
  • Effectively maintained professional skills to keep updated on new Aveda Education curriculum
  • Plan day-to-day lessons in Cosmetology theory and practical vocational schoolwork
  • Teach students how to apply academic information learned to applicable techniques
  • Grade course work and assess students to evaluate their abilities
  • Help to improve student academic achievement scores by revising lesson plans according to student data analysis
  • Collaborate with other staff members and planning teams
  • Successful expert presenter and confident speaker in diverse settings and large groups

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School Attended

  • Ohio University
  • Ohio State School of Cosmetology & Experts Barber School
  • Ohio University
  • Ohio University

Job Titles Held:

  • Production Worker
  • Paralegal
  • Victim Advocate
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Cosmetology Instructor /Salon Owner

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • BBA

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