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The Chapman Law Group - Legal Assistant Resume Example

Tjetenne Lday
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Sarasota, FL 34231
34231, Sarasota FL
Summary

Extensive experience in the legal field, and past history in medical field. Proficient communicator with the ability to perform well in
high-stress situations maintaining professionalism and confidentiality. Calm and friendly with an
ability to relate to people at all levels with diplomacy and respect.
Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Experience
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Sep 2018Nov 2018 The Chapman Law Group Sarasota, FL
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
  • Create, maintain, and enter information into databases.
  • Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  • Complete forms in accordance with company procedures.
  • Maintain scheduling and event calendars.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments for clients.
  • Make copies of correspondence or other printed material.
  • Locate and attach appropriate files to incoming correspondence requiring replies.
  • Operate electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information, internally or with other organizations.
  • Arrange conference, meeting, or travel reservations for office personnel.
  • Open, read, route, and distribute incoming mail or other materials and answer routine letters.
  • Conduct searches to find needed information, using such sources as the Internet.
Paralegal/Data Entry Operator II Dec 2004Aug 2018 OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER Sarasota, FL
  • Communication with clients
  • Maintaining schedules for attorneys
  • E-filing documents
  • Drafting documents
  • Filing
  • Data base entry with critical thinking 
  • Case assignments for attorneys
  • Generating of case files
  • Working with investigators in Criminal law
  • Setting hearings
  • Preparing subpoenas
  • Coordinating Depositions
  • Drafting motions
  • Answering phones
  • Flagging conflicts for attorneys
  • Reading police reports
  • Gathering information from State Attorneys officiating the charges
  • Scheduling hearing time with judges
  • Proofreading detailed documents
  • Matching statutes with data base from State Attorney's Office official fling
  • Experience with working in special courts such as; Health Care Court. 
  • Promote and maintain communications with Probation, Police Department, Sheriff's Office, Court Administration, Judges, State Attorney's Office, Clerk's Office, etc.
  • Research Felony Arraignment Docket
  • Prepare Felony clients for interviews
  • Assign client's to correct attorney based on charges, Circuit Division, and Judge.
  • Create all Arraignment files from Felony Court.
  • Create all Arraignment files from Misdemeanor Court.
Legal Secretary Jan 2002Jan 2003 L. Murray Fitzhugh, Esq Venice, FL
  • Answering phones, setting appointments, gathering information from clients, filing, purchasing office supplies, filing documents with the clerk's office.
Skills
  • Writing
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Professional Conduct
  • Professional Communications
  • Calm and respectful
  • Strong work ethic
  • Dedicated
  • Friendly
  • Typing
  • Proofreading
  • Drafting motions
  • Typing notices
  • Microsoft Word
  • Preparing Subpoenas
Education
Associate: Paralegal Jul 2005 Keiser University Sarasota, FL
  • GPA 4.0.
  • Dean's List Honoree, every semester.
  • Awarded President's Club Award .
  • Graduated Valedictorian 
  • Ambassador for University.
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Previous Companies:

  • The Chapman Law Group
  • OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER
  • L Murray Fitzhugh Esq

Previous Job Positions:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Secretary

Schools:

  • Keiser University

Level of Education:

  • Associate

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