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Legal Assistant Real Estate

Los Angeles, California, United States
January 25, 2018

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Cell: 818-***-****


An Accomplished Foreign Attorney with a strong background in civil law as well as criminal law. I am reliable, trustworthy, numerate, highly motivated, and meticulous.


Realtor with Keller Williams VIP Properties, Valencia

BRE# 02018089 / 2016- present

Rimas Legal Service, Sherman Oaks

Legal assistant / 2016- present

Support legal services by assisting people who cannot afford legal representation. Permits, Declaration of Homestead, small claim, immigration petitions.

Law Office of Rima R. Chamoun, Lebanon

Attorney at Law / 2011- 2015

Managed all aspects of cases from inception through completion within the criminal and civil domain.

Law Offices of Valera & Castro, Los Angeles

Legal Assistant/ 2010- 2011

Support bankruptcy cases as chapter 7 and chapter 13. Drafting petitions, schedules, statements, disclosures, forms, motions, agreements, proposed orders, notices, reorganization plans and attorney's fee applications.

Law Offices of Roman P. Mosqueda, Los Angeles

Foreign Attorney/ Legal Assistant/ 2004 - 2009

Support cases such as Personal Injury. Management of case files, drafting of litigation plans, drafting of pleadings, court filings, trial preparation, assist attorneys at trial. Submit motions, discoveries (Interrogatories General/ Special) produce documents, Admissions.

Manage and handle Immigration matters, to maintain a tickler system for the timely filing of extensions, petitions, and applications; draft applications and petitions for filing with the INS and the DOL; draft letters and affidavit of support; obtain and organize documents supporting the applications and petitions. Performing research about the immigrant and nonimmigrant visa alternatives, preparing client for INS interviews, and obtaining monthly visa numbers from the State Department.

Manage and handle Workers Compensation cases: hearing and depositions representative.

Lebanese Community in California,

Legal Consultant/ Reference Beirut Times Newspaper. 2001-2009

Law Office of Rima R. Chamoun, Lebanon

Attorney At Law / Lebanon 2000-2001

Managed all aspects of cases from inception through completion within the criminal and commercial domain.

Reviewed arrest reports and worked with witnesses to ensure that they were prepared.

Handled complex real estate and business transactions. Submitted motions, pleadings, discoveries (Interrogatories General/ Special) produce documents, Admissions.

Najm El Murr Law Offices, Lebanon

Attorney At Law – Lebanon 1999-2000

Legal work included family law, in areas such as divorce, custody, and adoption.

Submitted motions to collect on judgments. Counseled clients on separation agreement terms. Proceedings before the Council of State acquisition of Real Estate/

Filed Appeals against Solidere.

Michael Abdallah Law Offices, Lebanon

Legal Intern – Lebanon 1997 -1999

Handled major commercial transactions, securities, mergers, acquisitions and corporate governance issues.

Assisted in developing and implementing policies on commercial transactions. Drafted contracts, motions, and memoranda.


La Sagesse University (ISSED) Faculty of Law, Beirut Lebanon

Bachelor’s Degree 1997


Beirut Bar Associations: Attorney at Law since 1997- present


Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.

Languages: English, French, Arabic.


Dante Velera/ Attorney at Law / Los Angeles

Address: 3325 Wilshire Blvd Suite 754

Los Angeles, CA 90010

Cell: 323-***-****

Emmanuel Castro / Attorney at Law / West Covina

Address: 2149 E. Garvey Ave Suite A-2

West Covina, CA 91791

Cell: 626-***-****

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