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Assistant Legal

Location:
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Salary:
$18.00
Posted:
August 31, 2017

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ReShonda D. Jackson

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Shreveport, Louisiana 71105

Contact: (318) ***-****, email: ac13i4@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Highly organized and detailed oriented legal assistant with 17 years of experience handling personal injury, curator appointments, domestic, and criminal matters. Highly skilled in power point, transcription (95wpm), data entry, preparing trial documents, exhibits, discovery, motions, and pleadings. Quick learner, team-oriented, great attitude, and effective communicator. Notary public.

EXPERIENCE

March 2016 – August 2017

Dudley DeBosier Injury Lawyers

Legal Assistant

Shreveport, Louisiana

Prepare petitions

Answer Discovery

Prepare Demands to the Insurance Company

Calculate and disburse checks from the insurance company to the client

Answer high call volume

Call doctor’s office to set up appointments for client’s

Summarize Medical Records

October 2014 – March 2016

First Judicial District Court

Legal Assistant

Caddo Parish Judicial Assistant

Procedural history review and research

Prepared legal memoranda such as judgments, orders, and judicial implementation plans

Responsible for scheduling all telephone and status conferences

Custodian for all confidential financial records

Booked flights and hotels

Maintained all financial records and books

July 2000 – September 2014

Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office

Legal Assistant

Provided high level administrative support for multiple Assistant District Attorneys

Responsible for training legal secretaries

Assisted with trial preparation

Prepared all motions/pleadings

Transcribed interviews and recorded statements

Proofread and revised legal documents

Scheduled legal meetings and appointments

December 1997- March 2000

Advanced Tax

Tax Preparer

Prepared Income Tax Returns

E-filed Tax returns

Ensured accuracy on all tax returns

Data entry

September 1996 – September 1997

Piper & Associates

Shreveport, Louisiana Legal Assistant

Prepared and revised legal memoranda for a staff of three attorneys

Prepared court pleadings, discovery, demand letters, and correspondence

Assisted in settlement procedures

Coordinated and participated in depositions

Acted as a liaison between clients and the attorneys

Ensured that all legal documents were processed and handled in a timely and efficient manner

EDUCATION

University of Phoenix (Business Administration) 2014

LSU-Shreveport (Paralegal Program) – 2001

LSU-Shreveport (Major: Management) – 1995-1996

Grambling State University (Major: Social Work) 1992-1994

C.E. Byrd High School – Graduated 1992

References

Geya Prudhomme

Former Assistant District Attorney/

Former Ad hoc Judge

(318) ***-****

Ron Stamps

Assistant District Attorney

Attorney at Law/Former Ad hoc Judge

(318) ***-****

Carla Mitchell

Teacher

Caddo Parish School Board

(318) ***-****

Anita Jackson

Legal Assistant

First Judicial District Court

(318) ***-****

Carlos Prudhomme

Attorney at Law

(318) ***-****

Stephanie Mosley

Victim’s Assistant Advocate

(318) ***-****



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