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The Castle Law Group - Legal Assistant Resume Example

James Miller
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Professional Summary
Accomplished and energetic Paralegal and Legal Assistant with a solid history of achievement in Criminal Defense and Default Litigation. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include communication, legal research/investigating, and writing. 
Skills
  • Communication
  • Legal Research
  • Writing
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Multi-tasking/Prioritizing
  • Attention to Detail
  • Organization
  • Team Player
Experience
Legal Assistant Apr 2013Feb 2014 The Castle Law Group, LLC Las Vegas, NV
  • Received eviction referrals from clients and created internal file utilizing Athena/Citrix application
  • Drafted and mailed eviction notices and updated client with case status reports
  • Prepared and processed legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.
  • Mailed, faxed, or arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials.
  • Calendared court hearings
  • Organized and maintained law libraries, documents, and case files.
  • Made photocopies of correspondence, documents, and other printed matter.
  • Drafted and typed office memos.
  • Researched county records using assessor's and recorder's page in order to establish clear chain of title 
  • Reviewed legal publications and performed database searches to identify laws and court decisions relevant to pending cases.
  • Reviewed Deeds of Trust, Substitutions of Trustee, Assignments of Mortgage, Notes, Affidavits, etc. for upcoming mediations
  • Reviewed eligibility of homeowners to ensure a successful mediation
  • Prepared and distributed invoices to bill clients or pay account expenses.
Paralegal & Office Manager Jun 2007Nov 2012 Kennedy Law Office Las Vegas, NV
  • Answered phones and calendared appointments
  • Conducted client interviews
  • Investigated facts and law of cases and searched pertinent sources, such as public records, to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Prepared legal documents, such as legal correspondence, motions, and various pleadings and organized and maintained documents in paper or electronic filing system.
  • Filed pleadings with court clerk by utilizing either Wiznet or runner service
  • Prepared for trial by performing tasks such as organizing trial binders and assembling exhibits
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing or trial
  • Directed and coordinated law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Kept and monitored legal volumes to ensure that law library was up-to-date
  • Managed case load and provided case status reports to clients
  • Communicated with courts, administrative agencies, and opposing counsel and prioritized tasks
  • Copied various legal documents and kept client's information confidential
  • Prepared client invoices and submitted billing reports to attorney for review
  • Assisted attorney during arbitrations and hearings and took notes 
  • Managed law office while attorney was out of office
Education
Bachelor of Science: Legal Studies Oct 2015 National Paralegal College Las Vegas, NV Dean's List, Honors; Credits Completed: 57
Associate of Arts: Psychology May 2006 Saddleback College Mission Viejo, CA Dean's List, Honors
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Previous Companies:

  • The Castle Law Group
  • LLC
  • Kennedy Law Office

Previous Job Positions:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal & Office Manager

Schools:

  • National Paralegal College
  • Saddleback College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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