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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
January 08, 2018

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**** **** **** **, ***. ***

Atlanta, GA 30318

Phone: 334-***-****


I am looking for a secretary/paralegal position in which I can use my abilities to work with attorneys to accomplish goals set forth by myself and by the firm.

Work History

The EPPS LAW GROUP August 2017 to present


Paralegal for family law and criminal firm. Open new files, draft Answer, Complaint, initial pleadings, discovery requests and responses, motions, and proposed Orders. Input all information into Clio and/or My Case. Close files once completed. Schedule depositions, mediations and meetings with clients. Keep clients informed of case updates and upcoming hearings. Proficient in Word, Clio, MyCase, Lexicata, Excel and Wunderlist.

THE MANELY FIRM May 2017 to August 2017


Paralegal for family law firm specializing in Hague Convention cases. Open new files and organize files for every day use and trial, draft Answers, discovery, Rule 6.4 letters, demand letters, and motions. Input all necessary information regarding case into Abacus. Knowledge of e-filing for state and Federal court systems. Proficient in Word, Excel, Abacus and WordPerfect.

FULTON COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE – November 2016 to May 2017

Legal Assistant

Legal assistant for 4 attorney team in real estate litigation section of office. Open files and organize files for every day use and trial, draft Answers, discovery, and correspondence. Discuss status of excess funds with claimants. Keep excel spreadsheet of liens to be stripped once quiet title case has been completed and also keep spreadsheet for notice of foreclosure and right of redemption received in firm that is to be sent to the Tax Commissioner. Close files once completed.


LAW OFFICE OF PATRICK MAHANEY – May 2009 to October 31, 2016

Office Manager/Paralegal

Office Manager/Paralegal, Legal Assistant for 3 attorneys who practiced in areas of criminal defense, driver’s license suspensions and revocations, and family law. Draft motions and discovery, prepare letters to clients to inform of court dates and other updates. Talk with potential clients to gather information about case and schedule them for a consultation with appropriate attorney. Serve subpoenas and summons on witnesses and adverse parties. Set up all new files and organize files for everyday use and trial. Prepare end-of-month expenses for in-office use. Close all files and assign box numbers when they are sent to storage. Keep Excel spreadsheet on all active and closed files. Prepare invoices for clients and courts (federal and state). Do research on topics for briefs and trials.

SLATEN & O'CONNOR, P.C. - July 16, 1998 to February 5, 2008

Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant for 3 attorneys who practiced in area of insurance defense. Type dictation, schedule meetings, depositions, mediations, draft basic pleadings and discovery, talk with clients and insurance adjusters regarding cases, open new files on computer and billing program, and run bills each month for three attorneys I work for. In charge of giving all lawsuits/new clients a file number, in charge of back up program for office, and in charge of assigning boxes numbers when they are closed and can be sent to archives.

PAMELA FERRINGTON, ESQ., NATCHEZ, MS - August 1997 - July 1998

Legal Assistant

Type dictation, schedule meetings with clients, interview clients, draft pleadings and discovery, answer phones, perform small title searches, performed day-to-day errands.


University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS

August 1994-August 1997 B.S. Paralegal Studies

Copiah Lincoln Community College Wesson, MS

June 1990-August 1992

Adams County Christian School August 1978-May 1990


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