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Location:
Bakersfield, California, United States
Salary:
45,000.
Posted:
January 17, 2018

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GABRIELA ORTIZ661-***-****

BILINGUAL, HARDWORKING, DETAIL ORIENTED, PRALEGAL known for accuracy, attention to detail and timeliness in managing the entire case load of approximately 200+ cases. Paralegal career span of 10 years. Proficient in MS Office, Excell, Word Perfect, Propertizer, Time Slips, Essential Forms. KEY SKILLS

• Bilingual (Spanish)

• Family Law

• Immigration Law

• Workers Compensation Law

• Billing

• Calendaring

• Legal Document Preparation

• Research

• Exhibits & Court Submissions

• Case Management

• File Review

• Work Well Under Pressure

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LAW OFFICES OF PAIGE ETCHEVERRY-BARNES – Bakersfield, Ca Paralegal 9/2013 to 10/2017

Assumed responsibility of explaining contracts to the clients, receiving initial retainer fee, opening file, doing all Court submissions on a timely manner and e-filed documents with Court. I met with clients to take all the necessary information to file their litigations with Court. I did research on all files and sent Subpoenaes when necessary. I managed the entire case load for the attorney. Contacted clients regarding case information and billing. LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW FISHKIN– Bakersfield, Ca

Paralegal 10/2012 to 9/2013

Assumed responsibility of filing applications with USCIS for example Naturalization, Adjustment of Status, Update of Legal Permanent Resident Card, Deferred Action, Employment Authorization Cards, etc. I also filed several motions with the Immigration Court. I Contacted the DHS attorney to get stands on the case to be administratively close a case. I scheduled appointments and did contracts for the office. Updated hardship evidence for client’s 42A or 42B relief if they were in court. HONAKER LAW FIRM-Bakersfield, Ca

Legal Secretary/Paralega 6/2008 to 9/2012

Assumed responsibility of the initial intake to the settlement. Reviewed all files, set the initial appointment with the PTP, set Panel QME appointments, subpoenaed records, lookup MPN, exhibit preparations, file motions for Court, and Court/Attorney calendaring, and various office duties. GABRIELA ORTIZ

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONTINUED

BAKERSFELD NISSAN–Bakersfield, Ca

Receptionist/Cashier 1/2008 to 5/2008

While at Nissan I answered all calls for all departments, such as, management, sales, technicians and finance department. I would also handle large amounts of money while cashiering for the parts department. Highly organized with filing of invoices and tickets for all departments. MOHAWK MEDICAL GROUP-Bakersfield, Ca

Medical Assistant/Front Desk/Fling 05/2007 to 12/2007 During my work hours in the front desk I would set appointments, send referrals, request for refills on medications. During my work hours in the back office (MA) I would take vitals, do EKG, injections, filing, prepare files for next day, and make sure all medication were up to date and stocked. EDUCATION

FOOTHILL HIGH SCHOOL- Bakersfield, Ca

High School Diploma

BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE– Bakersfield, Ca

Currently Attending

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

MS Office (Word, Excel, Works), Word Perfect,

Outlook, Propertizer, Time Slips, Essential Forms



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