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Copeley Johnson & Groninger Pllc - Nc State Bar Certified Paralegal Resume Example

Ariana Alexander
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Summary
Experienced NC State Bar Certified Paralegal successful at prioritizing a diverse range of tasks and balancing the demands of two high profile workers' compensation and personal injury attorneys. Eight years of providing high quality court documents that become essential elements of winning cases. Motivated to continually improve and enhance skill set and knowledge base to attain increased professional growth. Strengths include client interaction, case management, effective prioritization of tasks and hearing/trial preparation.
Skills
  • MS Outlook
  • Excel
  • MS WORD
  • CLIO
  • Time Matters
  • Dropbox
  • Time Management
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization

Experience
11/2011 to Present
NC State Bar Certified Paralegal Copeley Johnson & Groninger PLLC - Durham, NC
  • Conduct detailed client intakes and enter and maintain information into company database
  • Prepare legal motions, discovery and pleadings
  • File legal documents with various NC Courts
  • Communicate pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail
  • Maintain ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase
  • Develop and manage up to 100 cases for two high profile workers' compensation and litigation attorneys (85% of the work in the firm)
  • Act as liaison between multiple attorneys involved in complex legal issues
  • Assist counsel in preparing pleadings and providing documentation and information for discovery requests
  • Contact and interview key witnesses to testify at court hearings
  • Communicate with outside vendors on behalf of attorneys
  • Train and mentor new staff members regarding the processes of the office, workers' compensation cases and cases in litigation
  • Draft language for settlement documents and disbursement documents
03/2008 to 11/2011
NC State Bar Certified Paralegal Patterson Harkavy LLP - Chapel Hill, NC
  • Conduct detailed client intakes and enter and maintain information into company database
  • Prepare legal motions, discovery and pleadings
  • File legal documents with various NC Courts
  • Communicate pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail
  • Maintain ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase
  • Develop and manage cases for two high profile workers' compensation and litigation attorneys (85% of the work in the firm)
  • Assist counsel in preparing pleadings and providing documentation and information for discovery requests
  • Contact and interview key witnesses to testify at court hearings
  • Communicate with outside vendors on behalf of attorneys
  • Draft language for settlement documents and disbursement documents
01/2004 to 01/2008
Music Teacher The Franciscan School - Raleigh, NC
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  • Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Assign and grade class work and homework.
  • Perform administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
01/1998 to 01/2003
Theatre Arts teacher Wake County Public Schools - Apex Raleigh, NC
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, performances, projects, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare students for performances, exams, or assessments.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
01/1988 to 01/1998
Supervisor, Program for the Visually and Hearing Impaired City of Raleigh Parks and Recreation - Raleigh, NC
  • Establish and implement departmental goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with organization officials, and staff members as necessary
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Locate, select, and procure instructors and/or activities for the served population
  • Resolve participant or employee complaints.
  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
  • Supervise and coordinate the work activities of personnel, such as training staff members and assigning work duties.
  • Ascertain and interpret group interests, evaluate equipment and facilities, and adapt activities to meet participant needs.
  • Serve as liaison between park or recreation administrators and activity instructors.
Education
01/2008
Paralegal Studies Certificate:
Duke University - Durham, NC
01/1998
Bachelor of Arts: Theatre/Music education K-12
Meredith College - Raleigh, NC
01/1977
Associate of Arts: Voice Performance
Peace College - Raleigh, NC
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Previous Companies:

  • Copeley Johnson & Groninger PLLC
  • Patterson Harkavy LLP
  • The Franciscan School

Previous Job Positions:

  • NC State Bar Certified Paralegal
  • Music Teacher
  • Theatre Arts teacher
  • Supervisor
  • Program for the Visually and Hearing Impaired

Schools:

  • Duke University
  • Meredith College
  • Peace College

Level of Education:

  • Paralegal Studies Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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