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Legal Assistant Paralegal

Location:
Hixson, Tennessee, 37343, United States
Salary:
40,000
Posted:
April 18, 2018

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Amanda Jenkins

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Hixson, TN 37343

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ac46ly@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE: Obtain a paralegal or legal assistant position

EXPERIENCE: Paralegal

McWilliams & Gold, Chattanooga, TN

March 2012 – Present

Maintaining client files, conducting client interviews and intakes, preparing legal documents, maintaining attorney’s calendar including scheduling appointments, trials and mediation, answering a multi-line phone, filing, and greeting clients at a busy family law firm.

Paralegal

Bennett Law Firm, Rossville, GA

June 2010 – February 2012

Maintaining client files, preparing legal documents, scheduling appointments, greeting client, answering phones, and sorting mail at a busy firm specializing in Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury claims.

Substitute Teacher

Hamilton County Department of Education, Chattanooga, TN

November 2008 – May 2010

Filling in for absent teachers and support staff.

Paralegal

Southeast Tennessee Legal Services, Chattanooga, TN

February 2006 – October 2008

Maintaining client files, conducting intakes, preparing legal documents, scheduling appointments, answering phones, assisting with legal clinics and workshops.

Trained to assist victims of domestic violence.

Trained as a court advocate for victims of domestic violence

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science – Legal Assistant Studies

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

Graduated December 2007

Minors in Criminal Justice and Political Science

President and Secretary of the Legal Assistance Studies Society

Recipient of the Tennessee HOPE Scholarship, graduated a semester early

REFERENCES: Leslie B. McWilliams

McWilliams & Gold, Partner

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Barry L. Gold

McWilliams & Gold, Partner

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Cathy Allshouse

Legal Aid of East Tennessee (Formerly of STLS), Attorney

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Karen McGuffee

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Professor

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