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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

[Job Title] with strong skills in writing, organizing and project managing cases related to [Type] and [Type] law. Proficient in conducting legal research, collecting witness statements and organizing files. Experience includes working with [Type] populations to optimize representation.

Skills
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Relationship development
  • Problem resolution
  • Corporate transactions
  • Corporate and business legal issues
  • Case analysis
  • Relationship building and rapport
  • Strategic Planning
Education
University of Washington Bothell, WA, Expected in 06/2018 Bachelor of Arts : Law, Economics And Public Policy - GPA :
Work History
Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. - Transaction Analyst
Spartanburg, SC, 07/2019 - Current
  • Analyzed and applied legal principles and performed legal research to support litigation strategy.
  • Prepared and reviewed contracts and other legal documents following applicable regulations.
  • Conducted due diligence investigations and reporting to present legal opinions for [Type] clients.
  • Communicated advice about all areas of [Type] law with internal business partners.
  • Monitored state and federal regulations to keep company up to date with changing laws.
  • Drafted agreements, contracts and other legal documents for [Type] company.
  • Contributed strategies and recommendations to management of [Number]-person company to follow applicable laws.
  • Collaborated with [Job title], human resources and outside counsel to protect company from legal claims.
  • Negotiated with opposing groups or individuals to reach resolutions, avoid litigation and accomplish goals of clients.
  • Demonstrated command of current and emerging legal developments and provided practical training, communication and advice to stakeholders.
  • Conducted research and analysis of specific legal questions and advised business on variety of legal areas.
  • Worked with [Job title] to assess risks and implement plans to mitigate risks.
  • Researched [Type] laws and regulations and delivered analysis and assessments to [Job title]s.
  • Managed billable hour tracking, payroll, client invoicing and schedules for [Number]-attorney office.
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
  • Evaluated multiple facets of substantive law, including domestic relations, property law and bankruptcy.
  • Developed project management processes to improve cost-effective service to clients.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Assessed cases for probable outcomes by researching black letter law and other legal authority, comparing fact patterns to those of precedential cases.
Burr & Forman Llp - Legal Practice Assistant
Bluffton, SC, 09/2018 - 07/2019
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
  • Worked with community to increase local firm's presence and assisted partners with reputation management and branding.
  • Managed accounts and client records of clients, observing confidentiality and extreme discretion.
  • Managed all administrative tasks for firm partners and associates.
  • Created and implemented marketing strategies and proposed innovative ideas to attract new clients.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Assisted up to [Number] lawyers at time.
Kamehameha Schools - Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Honolulu, HI, 08/2016 - 09/2018
  • Worked alongside attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants on complex cases and legal processes.
  • Filed all court documents and legal pleadings with court clerk on behalf of attorneys.
  • Conducted background investigations on defendant.
  • Answered telephone and coordinated meetings and conferences.
  • Kept up-to-date on case progress by frequently reviewing records and reporting findings to clients.
  • Recorded all information regarding financial status of customers.
  • Negotiated to collect balance in full.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service on all calls while maintaining calm and professional demeanor in challenging circumstances.
  • Used probing techniques to determine debtors' reasons for delinquency.
  • Researched accounts and completed due diligence to resolve collection problems.
  • Monitored accounts for compliance with established payment plans and flagged those in violation.
  • Trained new team members on scripts, company services and performance strategies and provided mentoring.
  • Discussed options with delinquent clients in terms of proposed solutions or foreclosure.
  • Researched [Type] laws and regulations and delivered analysis and assessments to [Job title]s.
  • Developed and managed up to [Number] [Type] cases over [Timeframe].
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation and preparing digital materials and displays.
  • Investigated claims and prepared processing documentation.
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis - Legal Assistant
Chicago, IL, 03/2015 - 07/2016
  • Answered incoming calls on high-volume, multi-line phone switchboard and pleasantly transferred callers to appropriate personnel.
  • Performed civil, criminal, family law and juvenile legal research to help lawyers prepare for briefing and trial.
  • Handled electronic court filings and coordinated court activities.
  • Assisted up to [Number] lawyers at time.
  • Maintained litigation docket and calendars for [Number] attorneys, noting deadlines for responsive pleadings, motions and other important deadlines.
  • Prepared for trials, conducting legal research and drafting pleadings.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Kept up-to-date on case progress by frequently reviewing records and reporting findings to clients.
  • Developed positive working relationship with courts, clients, law enforcement members and attorneys.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Washington

Job Titles Held:

  • Transaction Analyst
  • Legal Practice Assistant
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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