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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Trusted Paralegal offering extensive legal skill set, proficiency in managing large caseloads and capacity to meet deadlines. Collects, organizes, analyzes and disseminates significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy. Exercises independent judgment regarding legal and contractual matters within broadly defined practices and policies.

Skills
  • Court procedures
  • Criminal investigations
  • Discovery understanding
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Preparation in trial memoranda
  • Westlaw and LexisNexis
  • Case management
  • Communication
Experience
08/2019 to Current
Special Assistant United States Attorney Paralegal Department Of The Interior Hines, OR,
  • Identified and analyzed legal documents, discoveries and contracts.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and documented information.
  • Filed pleadings and paperwork with court clerk to meet strict deadlines.
  • Organized exhibits for trial by preparing materials and supporting documentation.
  • Used WestLaw and LexisNexis to examine secondary sources, statutory and case law and federal and state regulations.
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other support activities for legal office.
  • Researched documents and publications to establish case-altering details and evidence.
  • Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.
  • Prepared and organized evidence and exhibits to be utilized in court hearings and trials.
  • Interviewed and prepared witnesses for felony cases.
  • Liaised between legal staff and law enforcement agencies to foster efficient communication.
  • Used PACER and USAfx daily for records management and interagency communications.
  • Assisted legal staff with collation and organization of case documentation and administrative tasks.
  • Processes all traffic violations for Fort Bliss and manages the traffic court docket.
  • Managed office scheduling and kept accurate notes on deadlines, motions and other dates.
  • Redacted confidential information from legal documents on case-by-case basis.
  • Knowledgeable dealing with pleadings, affidavits, motions and exhibit preparation.
  • Reviews and makes determinations to the presence of probable cause and or acceptability of evidence.
  • Monitors applicable statue of limitations for cases.
  • Analyzes appeals to original decisions regarding debarment from Fort Bliss.
  • Works closely with Department of Emergency Services, Provost Marshall, Criminal Investigation Command, and the Army an Air Force Exchange Service to assist the Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with thefts, DWIs, disorderly conduct, criminal trespassing, drugs, child neglect/abuse, drug possession and weapon violations.
  • Files pleadings and required paperwork with United States District Court clerk according to strict deadlines.
  • Manages trial calendar, judical calendar, and master calendar.
07/2011 to Current
Paralegal Specialist United States Army Reserve City, STATE,
  • Assisted attorneys by researching and consolidating information from legal resources.
  • Drafted and processed military legal documents including courts-martial paperwork.
  • Supported proceedings of separation board and prepared duty determination documents.
  • Wrote wills, separation degree and power of attorney documents for family law needs.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and documented information.
  • Used WestLaw and LexisNexis to examine secondary sources, statutory and case law and federal and state regulations.
  • Produced well-researched and articulate legal briefs, pleadings and statements.
  • Organized exhibits for trial by preparing materials and supporting documentation.
  • Transcribed official records during court proceedings.
  • Enforced policies, procedures and legal standards equitably for optimal decision-making.
  • Worked in small groups to accomplish complex goals within tight deadlines and standards.
  • Displayed leadership in accomplishing assignments and learning new skills.
  • Maintained accurate, updated files on civilian and military personnel in battalion.
11/2011 to 08/2019
Paralegal/Translator Depatment Of Defense City, STATE,
  • Translated client documents between languages.
  • Offered verbal document translations for professionals.
  • Cross-referenced dictionaries and thesauruses for slang and nuanced terminology.
  • Sat in on meetings to provide members with oral translations of conversations and information.
  • Assisted law enforcement investigators with non-English interviews.
  • Evaluates police reports, collected evidence, identified and interviewed potential witnesses for the Special Assistant United States Attorney
Education and Training
Expected in to to
: Criminal Justice
Excelsior College - Albany, NY
GPA:
Expected in 04/2021 to to
Senior Leadership Course: Paralegal Studies
Judge Advocate General School - Charlottesville, VA,
GPA:
  • Ranked in Top 10% of class
Expected in 11/2018 to to
Advance Leaders Course: Paralegal Studies
Judge Advocate General School - Charlottesville, VA,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Excelsior College
  • Judge Advocate General School
  • Judge Advocate General School

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Assistant United States Attorney Paralegal
  • Paralegal Specialist
  • Paralegal/Translator

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Senior Leadership Course
  • Advance Leaders Course

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