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Darlene Kolanski

Experienced Administrative Assistant/Legal Administrative Assistant - Conscientious, Organized, Dependable

Saint Clairsville, OH


Seeking to secure a position of employment that allows me to be an asset to business success and growth by incorporating work experiences and education into a full-time, long term employment relationship.

Work Experience

Temporary Administrative Assistant/Legal Administrative Assistant

Kelly Services and IC Staffing Solutions,
Wheeling, WV

Administrative Assistant, Legal Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Perry & Associates, CPA's

2011 to 2012

•Use computers for spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and other applications 
• Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals 
• Review work done by others to check for correct spelling and grammar, ensure that company format policies are followed, and recommend revisions 
• Schedule appointments and keep calendar

Office Administrator

Hays Landscape Architecture Studio, Ltd
Saint Clairsville, OH

2001 to 2011

Administrative Assistant 
• Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing, and database systemsCompose, type, and distribute routine correspondence and reports 
• Assist with marketing by keeping current with and responding to new Requests for Proposals, preparing brochure sheets for new projects, and contributing to and proofreading the company newsletter 
• Open, sort, and route incoming mail, answer correspondence, including faxes and e-mail, and prepare outgoing mail 
• Make travel arrangements 
• Review files, records, and other documents to obtain information to respond to requests 
Human Resources 
• Supervise office assistants 
• Conduct new employee orientation 
• Complete new hire paperwork 
• Maintain employee files and Workers' Compensation files 
• Set up and maintain employee and employer contributions to IRA's and health insurance including COBRA 
Bookkeeping Utilizing Computerized Accounting Software 
• Budget 
• Payroll 
• Accounts payables and accounts receivables 
• Bank account reconciliations 
• Reporting from computerized accounting software 
• Receive, record and bank cash and checks 
• Invoicing 
• Prepare project progress utilizing excel spreadsheet to assist with office management

Legal Secretary

The Costine Law Firm
Saint Clairsville, OH

1994 to 1999

• Prepare and process legal documents and hand deliver to appropriate Court for filing 
• Notarize legal documents 
• Computerized synchronization of calendars 
• Receive and place telephone calls, schedule appointments


Business Office Education

Belmont College -
Saint Clairsville, OH


St Clairsville High School -
Saint Clairsville, OH

Additional Information

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