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Legal Assistant State University

Location:
Monrovia, California, United States
Posted:
January 03, 2018

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Tina Amirkhanyan

*** **** ******* *** **** E, Monrovia, CA 91016, 818-***-**** ac3wfd@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Motivated, hardworking, and self-starter individual with experience in personal injury, from client intake, demand package presentations, aggressive negotiations, to successful settlements. Exceptional communication skills with clients and ability to entrust confidence. Energetic and in control of deadlines, meetings, and organizational efficiency. Able to perform under most stressful situations. Comfortable at court hearings and negotiations with insurance adjusters, their attorneys, and supervisors. Has experience in additional legal fields such as debt resolution, criminal plea negotiations, contract settlement negotiations, immigration. Enjoys the ability to communicate in Armenian and Russian. Looking to further expand professional potential and growth through dedication and commitment.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Law Offices of Tina Amirkhanyan, Glendale, CA, 2013-Present, Founding and Managing Attorney

-Successful pre-litigation settlement rate

-Client interviewing and case evaluations, Extensive research and writing

-Effective evidence gathering, Powerful demand letters and packages

-Settlement negotiations with medical providers

-BIA and 9th Circuit Appeals, Out of state hearings and interviews in Nevada and Nebraska

-Debt Settlements with collection agencies, judgment reversals, debt discharge for disabled

-Criminal plea negotiations

Finnegan & Diba, LLC, Los Angeles, CA, 2012-2014, Attorney

-Court hearings

-BIA and 9th Circuit Appeals

-Client preparations for hearings

-Asylum administrative hearings

Employee Rights Center, San Diego, CA, 2009-2010, Legal Intern

-Interviewed clients to determine legal issues. Researched relevant law. Organized exhibits in preparation for administrative hearings. Drafted direct and cross examination questions. Represented clients in administrative hearings.

Law offices of Salim Khawaja, San Diego, CA, 2009, Legal Intern

-Researched and drafted memoranda in areas of tort law. Attended court proceedings and client meetings.

The Soni Law Firm, Pasadena, CA, 2006-2008, Paralegal

-Worked closely with Intellectual Property and Complex Business Litigation attorneys. Drafted complaints, declarations, points and authorities. Drafted confidential correspondence. Transcribed dictations. Compiled and organized exhibits in preparation for trials and trial notebooks. Prepared monthly billing statements. Reviewed daily calendared events, incoming mail, and court filings. Supervised projects closely from start to end.

Calabro Law Offices, Glendale, CA, 2004-2006, Legal Assistant

-Document editing including complaints and motions. Organized exhibits in preparation for court filings and trial. Attended court proceedings, law and motion hearings. Arranged and attended client meetings.

EDUCATION

THOMAS JEFFERSON SCHOOL OF LAW, San Diego, CA, 2010

-Juris Doctor Pro Bono Honors

-Thomas Jefferson Scholarship

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE, Northridge, CA, 2008

-Master’s Degree in Public Administration

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES, Los Angeles, CA, 2005

-Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature and Language

-Minor in Armenian Literature and Language

-Armenian Students’ Association member



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