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Legal Assistant Resume

Costa Mesa, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Legal Assistant May/10 - May/11 Confidential, APC, Costa Mesa, CA

  • Drafted and reviewed business contracts, offers to compromise, demand letters, pleadings, deposition notices, motions, and oppositions to motions and demurrers
  • Attended depositions, mandatory settlement conferences, case management hearings, and client interviews with attorneys
  • Prepared memoranda, communications, and Judicial Council forms
  • Responded to and propounded discovery
  • Assisted attorneys with statutory and case law research

Student Administrative Assistant Sep/06 - Jun/08 Confidential, Long Beach: Social Work Department, Long Beach, CA

  • Contributed to department compliance with requirements for social work credentials
  • Provided comprehensive administrative assistance to department director and to professors in lesson preparation and student communications, and prepared documents and correspondence

Customer Care Representative Sep/99-Jun/01 Confidential, Cerritos, CA

  • Responded to customer inquiries and provided solutions to billing concerns and technical issues
  • Achieved customer retention and maintained customer database

Reservations Agent Mar/97-Sep/98 Confidential, Inc., Denver, CO

  • Advised passengers regarding compliance with FAA and airline regulations
  • Arranged customer travel itineraries and solicited ticket confirmation

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Executive Board Secretary Ways & Means Committee Chairman Year Book Committee Chairman

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science, Business Administration - Finance Concentration: Investments, Real Estate, and Law

SPECIALIZED SKILLS_

  • Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Power Point, Excel, Access, Outlook
  • Course work: Financial Management; Business Finance; Cost Accounting; Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business; Marketing; International Legal Environment of Business; Macro and Micro Economics; Managerial Economics; Investment Principals; Management; Management Information Systems; Capital Markets; Real Estate Principals; Business Strategy and Policy; Business Statistics; Calculus for Business; Organizational Behavior; Business Communications
  • Lexis Nexis and Westlaw databases

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