small business owner resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Date of Birth:
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Professional Summary

Devoted legal support worker brings great people skills, attention to detail and organized approach to managing high workloads. Great at managing time and advanced with word processing software, legal database research and digital recordkeeping systems. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Administrative Duties
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Database Searching
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Discovery and Document Review
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Excellent Written Communication
  • Computer Proficiency and Microsoft Office
  • Originality and Creativity
Work History
Small Business Owner, 11/2020 - Current
American Medical Association Newport Beach, CA,
  • Promoted business via social media to generate leads and maximize brand identity.
  • Provided elite customer service by resolving escalated problems and calmly responding to shifting priorities.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Fulfilled customer shipping needs by completing all purchase orders and customer invoices.
  • Studied market to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Assessed supplier quality to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational performance.
  • Drafted invoices for completed work.
  • Managed content across multiple platforms for widest audience reach.
Database Coordinator, 10/2017 - Current
Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, Llc Greenwich, CT,
  • Assists in collection, processing, review, analysis and production of electronically stored information
  • Assesses client's electronically stored information and helps create ESI preservation procedures
  • Uses technology to facilitate discovery with proficiency in iPro Eclipse SE document management system
  • Experience with internal law firm document management systems such as Worldox
  • Creation of user guides for firm's document management system and training of new hires
  • Tested programs and databases to identify issues and make necessary modifications.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Collaborated with team members to develop, identify and accomplish assigned goals and objectives.
  • Performed independent analysis and provided recommendations to overcome project obstacles.
  • Provided team with coaching and direction.
  • Maintained litigation database and document organization for civil cases.
  • Collected data from client media and physical sources to prepare for litigation.
  • Uploaded data into iPro Eclipse, CS Disco or Everlaw for review and pre-processing.
  • Produced documents and created audio and visual media for presentation.
  • Used document review tools to discover and inspect records.
  • Offered tech support to over 20 paralegals and attorneys.
  • Provided key administrative assistance to senior management.
  • Created custom fields in record keeping documents to allow for repeat use as master documents.
  • Closely collaborated with project members to identify and quickly address problems.
  • Set up and controlled user profiles and access levels for each database segment to protect important data.
  • Modified existing databases to meet unique needs and goals determined during initial evaluation and planning process.
Administrative Assistant, 08/2016 - 09/2017
Rural King Carbondale, IL,
  • Managed general clerical needs such as opening and closing files, scanning sheets and faxing documents.
  • Helped with intake of new clients and materials by setting up files and documenting important information.
  • Maintained organized office and case-specific paper and digital files for easy tracking and retrieval.
  • Prepared drafts of forms, letters and agreements for legal staff use.
  • Scheduled and coordinated meetings between legal teams and clients.
  • Kept office efficient and organized by managing tasks such as supply restocking and general upkeep without oversight.
  • Generated pleadings and other legal documents for review by attorneys and paralegals.
  • Processed expense reimbursements and updated Orion accounts with current information.
  • Worked alongside attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants on complex cases and legal processes.
  • Completed document revisions, court document filings, travel arrangements and client billing.
  • Monitored office supplies to order and replenish stock when necessary.
  • Performed accounting activities by preparing expense reports, purchase orders and invoices.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Input financial data and produced reports using Orion bookkeeping.
  • Reached out to vendors and customers to verify information and follow up on client issues.
  • Prepared daily closing entries for detailed reporting and recordkeeping.
Front Desk Receptionist, 01/2015 - 07/2016
  • Confirmed appointments, communicated with clients and updated client records.
  • Kept reception area clean and neat to give visitors positive first impression.
  • Responded to inquiries from over 20 callers per day seeking information.
  • Managed multiple tasks and met time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Provided clerical support to company employees by copying, faxing and filing documents.
  • Corresponded with clients through email, telephone or postal mail.
  • Answered phone promptly and directed incoming calls to correct offices.
  • Sorted, received and distributed mail correspondence between departments and personnel.
  • Checked-in visitors, distributed visitor badges and managed logbooks to comply with security initiatives.
  • Supported various administrative duties by proofreading, transcribing and invoicing.
Associate of Arts: Communications, Expected in 2018
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Associate of Arts: Social Sciences, Expected in 2018
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