Legal Assistant w/Paralegal skills For Hire – 5884
Stellar and very bright Legal Assistant with Paralegal skills and over 10 years of law firm experience primarily devoted to commercial, business and civil litigation, entertainment and environmental law as well as white-collar criminal defense, patent infringement and personal injury and she has worked both on the Plaintiff as well as the defense side in state and federal courts. Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from UCLA as well as an ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate from UCLA Extension. Additionally, she recently received her Florida real estate license and is interested in branching out to commercial real estate and corporate law should the right opportunity present itself. Highly adept at calendaring, filing documents with the courts, both electronically and manually, preparing Summons and Subpoenas, setting up discovery shells, serving pleadings and discovery, drafting correspondence and pleadings, and working well with minimal supervision.
At her prior two law firms she was responsible for assisting the lead trial counsel and founding partner, and received regular raises proportionate with her performance. Excellent organizational abilities, extensive experience supporting attorneys in all phases of litigation, and a friendly, helpful attitude and demeanor as well as a polished and professional appearance. Great team player who is always willing to help, has a can-do attitude and is very resourceful. Her computer and software skills include Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/Outlook), QuickBooks, ProLaw, Abacus, Time Matters, Legal Solutions, Westlaw, State, Federal and Appellate E-filing, fax-filing and typing of 85wpm.