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Temp Legal Assistant Resume

Saint Albans, NY

SKILLS Detailed oriented with excellent research, investigative and reporting skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Independent judgment and flexibility; maintain high level of confidentiality. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Calendar Management, LexisNexis, Westlaw and Quickbooks.

EDUCATION
Paralegal Certificate
E-Filing Certificate

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice June 2011
Pre Law Boot Camp 2 Certificate

EXPERIENCE

Confidential, NY, NY 06/2012-07/2012
Temp Legal Assistant

  • Assisted General Counsel and various staff members as needed.
  • Properly filled out certified mail labels and processed it using postage meter within the office.
  • Archived closed case files and produced excel worksheets.
  • Sort and organize documents for filing.
  • Proofread Notice of Default letters ensuring that the dates and address were correct using the Property Tract software.
  • Scanned and renamed Certificate of Insurance to database for updating client information.
  • Prepared UPS labels online to package envelopes for mailing.

Confidential, Onuoha, NY, NY 02/2012-05/2012
Paralegal Intern

  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes, and documents.
  • Drafted legal memorandum and memos.
  • Attended to incoming calls for general inquiries and other relevant information.
  • Assisted lawyer with filing documents in court.
  • Filled out various immigration forms for clients.
  • Proofread legal forms and documents for accuracy.

Confidential, Living, NY, NY 10/2011-05/2012
IT Administrative Assistant

  • Scanned medical documents to archive in the client's database.
  • Creating/opening new cases in data base.
  • Prepared reports.
  • Traveled and worked independently to various sites.
  • Trained employees from each site how to upload documents into database.
  • Exceeded or met dead lines for each scanning project.

Confidential, NY, NY 10/2007 - 07/2011
Administrative Assistant

  • Maintaining communication with internal and external contacts.
  • Arranged delivery of office stationary and bulk supplies.
  • Create and maintain calendar for attorney and manage travel plans.
  • Aided with a broad range of reception duties which included, answering multi-line telephone system, composed, proofread correspondence and reports.

Confidential, Queens, NY 03/2006 - 07/2007
Administrative Assistant

  • Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials.
  • Organized and maintained law library, documents, and case files.
  • Handled incoming and outgoing mail, including date stamping and
  • distributing mail.
  • Prepared and distributed invoices to bill clients or pay account expenses.
  • Reconciled monthly budgets into Quickbooks database.

Confidential, Woodbury, NY 10/2005-01/2006
Internship

  • Assist attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
  • Maintained records of clients case progress.
  • Receive and place telephone calls.
  • Witnessed initial consultation between attorney and prospective client.
  • Communicated with attorney on select legal issues.

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