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Office Of Soldiers Physical Evaluaion Board Counsel - Senior Paralegal Resume Example

Addison Kelly
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Professional Summary
Service-oriented paralegal with more than 10 years of experience in a high tempo environment. Core competencies include managing, multitasking, and prioritizing, as well as minimize a heavy case loads with an exceptional reputation for exceeding standards and meeting deadlines. Strong background in improving efficiency of operations by implementing company policies, standards, systems and changes in operation to optimize productivity. Proven record of staff development and training demonstrated by establishing Standard Operating Procedures in every office assigned to. Equally effective working independently and as a cooperative team leader. Excellent work ethic and values. Received four Army Commendation and Meritorious award for excellence in leadership, high quality service to clients and taking initiative. Looking for a management position in a fast growing firm or buisness in the sports industry.
Skills
  • Administration and Management
  • Analyze and Research
  • Report and Document Preparation
  • Work heavy case load in high tempo environment
  • Multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines 
  • Organize and problem solve   
  • Attention to detail 
  • Staff Development and Training
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Experience
Senior Paralegal/ Office Manager, 05/2012 to 09/2014
Office of Soldiers' Physical Evaluaion Board Counsel Arlington, VA
  • Directly supervised four paralegals on daily operations to include case assignments, client interviews, legal research and case file preparation.
  • Assisted nine attorneys with case management and scheduling and reviewing case files for legal and medical compliance to avoid unnecessary setbacks. 
  • Analyzed internal process and made recommendations for procedural and policy changes to improve operations, therefore, created and implemented various tracking systems to maintain work product accountability and quality control.
  • Maintained constant and opened lines of communication with various agencies and organizations relevant to the medical board process to provide an unbiased hearing for all parties involved.
  • Reviewed operational reports of 12 offices located in our East coast region, to include Germany, to ensure Medical Command, Army Policy and HIPAA compliance.
  • Developed and fielded a training package for the Region I office, which later became the Headquartes' model.
  • Co-wrote the Regional office Interactive Customer Evaluation standard operating procedure and made lead administrator. 
  • Served as the point person in reviewing all resumes, conducting interviews and making recommendations for all hiring actions regarding paralegal positions for the the Region I office.
Intelligence Analysts, 09/2011 to 01/2012
Arlington National Cemetary Task Force Arlington, VA
  • Evaluate records of communications, such as telephone calls, to plot activity and determine the size and location of criminal groups and members.
  • Gather intelligence information by field observation, confidential information sources, or public records.

reviewed, analyzed, corrected, and validated source data and records in conjunction with the review and validation of approximately 330,000 records at ANC
Rule of Law Lead Paralegal/U.S. Foreign Claims Agent, 08/2010 to 05/2011
4th Infantry Division, U.S Army Tikrit, Iraq
  •  Assisted Rule of Law Chief and two attorneys in the daily operations of developing the police, judiciary and corrections system with ?????
  • Created and implemented tracking systems for actions pertaining to detainee abuse claims and Iraqi trials of extremist attacks on U.S. Forces to ensure operational conformity with the Status of Forces Agreement.
  • Responsible for coordinating all travel outside of base camp. 
  • Timely and accurately prepared monthly reports to higher headquarters in Baghdad regarding critical issues concerning judicial security, investigative officer/judge integration and IT programs.
  • Successfully processed and execute over 70 foreign claims 
  • Examined supporting and property documents of claimant to determine validity of claim and the extent of  U.S. Forces liability.
  • Interviewed or corresponded with claimants, witnesses, local police, physicians, or other relevant parties to determine claim settlement, denial, or review.
  • Prepared report of findings of all claim investigations.
Operations Paralegal, 06/2009 to 06/2010
Office of the Judge Advocate General's Criminal Law Division Pentagon
Legal Assistance Supervisory Paralegal, 01/2009 to 05/2009
8th Theater Sustainment Command Schofield Barracks, HI
  • Assisted with the daily operations of client scheduling and tracking  and conducting legal actions such as affidavits, wills, power of attorneys and notaries, which supported all commands in Hawaii and the Pacific.
  • Directly supervised five paralegals ??????
  • Supported three attorneys in arbitration pertaining to bankruptcy, estates, leases, divorces by gathering and analyzing research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles to support their cases.
  • Kept and monitored legal volumes to ensure that law library was up-to-date.
  • Hand picked over 12 paralegals as fire warden for the building, wrote the Standard Operating Procedure guide and trained and organized fire wardens in four other building.
  • Maintained 100% accountability of 2,000 files and over 100k in office supplies and equipment without loss or damage.
Paralegal, 01/2008 to 12/2008
8th Theater Sustainment Command Schofield Barracks, HI
  • Responsible for the daily operations of military justice actions of the General Courts-Martial Convening Authority, supporting 10 Brigades and other smaller units throughout Hawaii, to include nonjudicial punishment, courts-martials, General Officer Memorandum of Reprimands, DUIs

  • Aided four attorneys in case management, legal discovery and research, such as West Law and Lexis-Nexis to determine trial preparation.
  • Prepare legal documents such as pretrial confinement, charge sheets, subpoenas, pleadings and appeals.
  • Prepare for trial by performing tasks such as assembling the panel members for Voir dire, organizing exhibits, witness interviews, arranging travel for witness and ensuring all 
  • Developed a detailed Standard Operating Procedure for the preparation and completion of all pretrial actions within the 8th TSC military justice office
  • Constructed and presented a block of instruction on Administrative Separation and Nonjudicial punishment.
  • Mentored three soldiers for a paralegal competition consisting of 25 competitors, with one ultimately finishing 1st place.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice/Pre-Law, May 2001 West Texas A&M University - Canyon, TX
Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement, Dec 1998 South Plains College - Levelland, TX
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Previous Companies:

  • Office of Soldiers Physical Evaluaion Board Counsel
  • Arlington National Cemetary Task Force
  • 4th Infantry Division

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior Paralegal
  • Office Manager
  • Intelligence Analysts
  • Rule of Law Lead Paralegal
  • US Foreign Claims Agent

Schools:

  • West Texas A&M University
  • South Plains College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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