Legal Assistant of almost 7 years looking to expand knowledge and career as a paralegal.
February 2007 to Present
Draft correspondence, legal documents, and court pleadings. Conduct research for particular
issues as assigned by attorneys using periodicals, public records, and offices. Communicate
orally on a daily basis. Maintain and updated computer database. Order supplies for staff and
office. Maintain client files and records and disposed of files in accordance with records
management instructions. Perform administrative duties including telephone communication to
clients answering any questions to best of capability or referring to next appropriate source,
retrieving reports, and filing. Make travel arrangements including schedules and reservations.
Prepare and distribute meeting/conference summaries. Insert time and attendance into billing
September 2006 to January 2007
Processed child support cases for the City of Baltimore. Monitored non-custodial
parents to ensure compliance with their court orders. Reviewed and assessed cases to determine the next appropriate action. Paperwork created to refer cases to specific units within the office or for court action.
June 2005 to August 2006
Clerical duties such data entry, research, and filing. Prepared documents for
Social Security Administration. Prepared litigation correspondence to be sent to opposing attorneys and agencies. Open and close files using office databases.
M.S. in Negotiation and Conflict Management
B.A. in Government and Public Policy
February 2014 to Present
Paralegal Certificate Program
George Mason University Office of Continuing Professional Education, Herndon, Virginia
The Center for Legal Studies
October 21, 2013 – February 28, 2014