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Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
November 13, 2017

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Wesley Halstead

T: 203-***-****



University of Connecticut: Litigation Paralegal Certificate Program, Hartford, CT

Certificate, October 2011

Demonstrated aptitude in legal analysis, writing, and research; experience reviewing and drafting discovery documents and applying Bluebook citations

Emphasis on litigation, torts, and contract law

Trinity College, Hartford, CT

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, May 2011 GPA: 3.2

Relevant Coursework: Comparative Politics; American Government


Pittsburgh Paralegal Association, Keystone Alliance of Paralegal Associations, National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.


Crown Castle, Inc.

July 2017–October 2017

Contractor; Property Management, Small Cell Division

Abstracted newly acquired Lease agreements, ensuring legal and financial responsibilities are met

Ensured the company is in compliance with all governmental Financial Auditing Standards

Maintained the financial continuity of the contracts following our assumption of ownership

EQT Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA

March 2017–May 2017

Legal Assistant; Temporary Aerotek Contractor

Assisted in analysis and filing of recent lease acquisitions for oil and gas properties

Conducted research into current status of long standing contracts and determined Chain of Title

Researched and documented Farmouts, Leases, Right of Ways and Joint Ventures pertaining to mineral rights

Jones Lang LaSalle, Pittsburgh, PA

March 2014–January 2017

Lease Analyst

Abstracted commercial lease documents, including Amendments, Subleases and Storage License Agreements

Reviewed annual reconciliation statements for Common Area Maintenance and Real Estate Tax

Drafted and supplied Estoppels, Subordination Agreements, and Certificates of Insurance

Data management of lease documents, including tracking and maintaining critical dates and charges

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP, White Plains, NY

November 2011–January 2014

Matter Management Analyst

Maintained the accuracy and integrity of the firm’s financial system

Collaborated closely with conflict analysts to ensure all new clients were set up in the database

Analyzed client guidelines and related documents, updating our system as necessary

Computer Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Citrix, Sharepoint, JD Edwards and demonstrated ability to learn quickly any proprietary in house software required by employers.

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