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Ellie Russell
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Service-oriented interior designer with a solid history of achievement in handling tasks with accuracy, efficiency and creativity.  Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence.  Areas of expertise include strong organizational and prioritization abilities as well as excellent communication skills.

  • Creative
  • Time Management
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Coordination
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
Legal Assistant Nov 1992 - Present
Couzens Lansky Fealk Ellis et al Farmington Hills, MI
  • Coordinate Firm Seminars in which our attorneys speak to Financial Planners and Accountants about current laws relative to their industry.  Responsibilities include: applying for continuing education credits with the State of Michigan; design facility requirements; creating invitations and managing attendee lists; consulting with attorneys to build presentations; creating power point templates; partnering with facility management to ensure all aspects of seminar requirements are met; working with caterers to provide food and beverages.
  • Special projects coordinator, i.e. preparing flow charts, maintaining client database, as well as directing and coordinating law office activity 
  • Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements.
Legal Assistant Apr 1990 - Nov 1992
Plunkett & Cooney Detroit, MI
  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.
  • Organize and maintain law libraries, documents, and case files.
  • Assist attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records.
Leasing Department Associate Nov 1988 - Apr 1990
Trizec Properties Detroit, MI
  • Confer with customers by telephone or in person to provide information about leasing space in the Fisher Building.
  • Prepared Lease Agreements for tenants.
  • Refer unresolved customer grievances to designated departments for further investigation.
Finance Manager Mar 1984 - Nov 1988
Stu Evans Lincoln Mercury Garden City, MI
  • Coordinate and direct the financial budgeting and procurement of vehicle loans for customers, as well as assisting them with various needs, i.e. extended warranties and other options relating to a new car purchase. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other Lincoln Mercury car dealerships to search for and trade vehicles in our inventories based on our customers' wishes for certain colors/equipment packages. 
Associate of Arts: School of Business May 1988 Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI
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Previous Companies:

  • Couzens Lansky Fealk Ellis et al
  • Plunkett & Cooney
  • Trizec Properties

Previous Job Positions:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Leasing Department Associate
  • Finance Manager


  • Eastern Michigan University

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts

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