EDUCATION Computer Sciences - Management Information Systems - Accounting
SKILLS Typing 75+ wpm, Dictaphone/Digital transcription. Extensive knowledge of IBM software including: Microsoft Office 2003/2007; Corel WordPerfect Suite 8, 2000, 2002; Compulaw Vision; Abacus, Legal Solutions; Adobe Acrobat 9.0; Summation; Westlaw Jury Instructions; Mac Pac; Document Management Systems; Microsoft Access; Microsoft Multipage; and Windows 95/98/2000/Me/XP.
Experience includes performance of standard and e-filing in state and federal courts through ECF, Lexis-Nexis, and with the California Public Utilities Commission; knowledge and understanding of CEQA, Land Use and Water Law. Preparation of various pleadings including form interrogatories, special interrogatories, requests for production and admissions, answers, complaints, motions and orders, general correspondence, spreadsheets, tables, case citations, medical records summaries, deposition summaries, calendaring, estate planning transfer documentation and time entry. Experience also includes vendor invoice processing, scheduling and coordinating depositions and mediations, preparation of real estate liens/releases, reports, commercial leases and contracts, as well as reviewing title surveys, leases and zoning documents for completeness and accuracy, interaction with clients, and completion of travel and meeting arrangements. Support of civil litigation, construction defect, real estate, environmental, transaction, municipal, medical malpractice, and family law partners and associates, in small, medium and large firms.
Confidential Temporary Staffing Agencies Contract Legal Secretary 01/09 - Present
Confidential Civil Litigation & Environmental Law Legal Secretary 09/07 - 12/08
Confidential Civil Litigation & Municipal Law Legal Secretary 04/06 - 08/07
Confidential Estate Planning & Probate Law Legal Assistant/Transfer Specialist 07/05 - 02/06
Confidential Civil Litigation & Labor Law Systems Administrator/Legal Secretary 10/01 - 01/05
Confidential Real Estate & Contract Law Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant 11/99 - 09/01
Professional and personal references available upon request.