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Legal Assistant Manager

Location:
Miami, Florida, United States
Salary:
57,000
Posted:
February 16, 2018

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Sharleen de los Reyes, FRP

**** ** ** ****, **** 6

Miami, Florida 33155

786-***-**** (Cellular)

E-mail: ac4h4b@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE:

Seeking a position as Legal Assistant/Paralegal and/or Human Resource with the opportunities to advance.

I am an accomplished paralegal/legal assistant with a strong background in plaintiff/defense workers compensation and insurance defense and civil litigation. I possess a broad base of skills and competencies and thrive in a fast-paced environment. In addition to being highly analytical, organized, motivated, and task oriented, my work product is reflective of my attention to detail. My desire is to contribute meaningfully to an organization where hard work, consistency, and team work are valued and rewarded. EDUCATION: LA SALLE HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

MIAMI DADE COLLEGE(Wolfson):

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS

FLORIDA REGISTERED PARALEGAL

EMPLOYMENT:

HISTORY

Zumpano Castro, LLC.

(Paula Phillps, Esq.)

305-***-****

Position: Legal Assistant/Paralegal (August 2014 to Present) Practice Area: Insurance Defense

Duties:

• Research and retrieve Judgments, Liens, Mortgages, Certificate of Sale, Lis Pendens, Title, property value, property taxes in support of litigation

• Schedule hearing, deposition and mediation throughout the state of Florida

• Prepare various motions as required

• Calendar trial orders, Notice of Hearing, Deposition, and other deadlines

• E-file pleadings with Florida E-Portal

• E-Serve pleading to opposing counsels

• Prepare cover letters to the Judge, and other parties

• Prepare Final Judgment packages with supporting affidavits

• Prepare Joint Stipulations

• Monitor Attorneys’ Calendar, appointment, reminders and deadlines, trial orders, case management order

• Prepare subpoena duces tecum with deposition of Records Custodians, witnesses, doctors, and experts

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• Prepare answers to complaints filed in state and federal court

• Prepare medical summaries from medical records

• Research jury verdicts for comparative purposes using Westlaw

• Assisted in preparation for trial, mediation, and depositions

• Prepare responses to discovery requests including, interrogatories, requests to produce, expert witness interrogatories, and surveillance interrogatories

• Prepare settlement documents, releases, stipulations for dismissal, and orders

• Filed motions and scheduled hearings

• Schedule and coordinated mediations and depositions of lay and expert witnesses

• Coordinated IMEs and EMGs of plaintiffs

• Prepare and file notices of removal from state court to federal court

• Calendar deadlines in compliance with Trial Orders

• Coordinate travel arrangements for counsel

Francisco Blanco, P.L. Coral Gables, Florida 33134 (April, 2009 to August 2014) Phone: 305-***-****

Position: Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Practice Area: Workers Compensation Defense/ Plaintiff’s Property Insurance, Overtime Claims

(Alexander Blanco, Esquire & Lizzette Francisco, Esquire) – I have been working with attorney Alexander Blanco from July 2004 until August 2014.

Research and retrieve Judgments, Liens, Mortgages, Certificate of Sale, Lis Pendens, Title, property value, property taxes in support of litigation

Schedule hearings, depositions and mediations throughout the State of Florida

Prepare various motions as required

Calendar trial orders, Notice of Hearing, Depositions, and other deadlines

E-file pleadings with Florida E-Portal

E-Serve pleading to opposing counsels

Prepare cover letters to the Judge, and other parties

Prepare Settlement documents

Prepare Joint Stipulations and Settlement Documents

Prepare Request for Production, Interrogatories and etc.

Monitored Attorneys’ Calendar, appointment, reminders and deadlines, trial orders.

Coordinate travel arrangements for counsel

Coordinated IMEs for plaintiffs

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Lydecker, Diaz Miami, Florida 33131 (Alexander Blanco, Esq.) July 2006 to April 2009 Position: Legal Assistant

Practice Area: Workers Compensation Defense

Schedule hearings, depositions and mediations throughout the state of Florida

Prepare various motions as required

Calendar trial orders, Notice of Hearing, Deposition, and other deadlines

E-file pleadings with Florida E-Portal

E-Serve pleading to opposing counsels

Prepare cover letters to the Judge, and other parties

Prepare Stipulations, Settlement Documents, Discovery and Motions

Monitored Attorneys’ Calendar, appointment, reminders and deadlines, trial orders.

Coordinate travel arrangements for counsel

Coordinated IMEs for plaintiffs

Pallo, Marks, Hernandez, P.A. North Miami, Florida July, 2004 to July 2006

(Alexander Blanco, Esq., and Bram J. Gechtman, Esq.) Position: Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Practice Area: Workers Compensation Defense/ Plaintiff Insurance Defense

Schedule hearings, depositions and mediations throughout the state of Florida

Prepare various motions as required

Calendar trial orders, Notice of Hearing, Deposition, and other deadlines

E-file pleadings with Florida E-Portal

E-Serve pleading to opposing counsels

Prepare cover letters to the Judge, and other parties

Prepare Stipulations, Settlement Documents, Discovery and Motions

Monitored Attorneys’ Calendar, appointment, reminders and deadlines, trial orders.

Coordinate travel arrangements for counsel

Coordinated IMEs for plaintiffs

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Asnis & Srebnick, LLC., Miami, Florida

Position: Legal Assistant/Paralegal (April, 2003 to July, 2004)

(Brad Asnis, Esquire)

Practice Area: Workers Compensation Plaintiff and Personal Injury

Schedule hearings, depositions and mediations throughout the state of Florida

Prepare various motions as required

Calendar trial orders, Notice of Hearing, Deposition, and other deadlines

Prepare cover letters to the Judge, and other parties

Prepare Stipulations, Settlement Documents, Discovery and Motions

Monitored Attorneys’ Calendar, appointment, reminders and deadlines, trial orders.

Coordinate travel arrangements for counsel

Coordinated IMEs for plaintiffs

Pemsler & Grindal, P.A. (Barry A. Pemsler, Esquire) Miami, Florida Position: Legal Assistant (Legal secretary from April, 1999 to 2003) Practice Area: Workers Compensation Plaintiff and Social Security Law

Schedule hearings, depositions and mediations throughout the state of Florida

Prepare various motions as required

Calendar trial orders, Notice of Hearing, Deposition, and other deadlines

Prepare cover letters to the Judge, and other parties

Prepare Stipulations, Settlement Documents, Discovery and Motions

Monitored Attorneys’ Calendar, appointment, reminders and deadlines, trial orders.

Coordinate travel arrangements for counsel

Coordinated IMEs for plaintiffs

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SKILLS: Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Westlaw, Client Profiles, Amicus, Time slips, Internet Capabilities, Trial Works, Quick Book, Acuity Program and Pacer. Ability to take charge of an office dealing with various responsibilities. Training new employees on computer systems and office procedures. Automate manual phase of work staff. Constantly improving processes and procedure for better productivity and efficiency. Familiar with Dictaphones, speedwriting, bookkeeping.

LANGUAGES: English/Spanish

REFERENCES:

Jill Valcarceo (Office Manager) Center for Conflict Resolution North Miami, Florida

Phone No.: 305-***-****

Grace Munoz (Office Manager) RA Brandon Inc

Coral Gables, Florida

Phone No.: 305-***-****

Alex Baez (Director of Financial Aid in MDC) 305-***-**** Annette Otero (Office Manager- Albert E. Moon, P.A.) Miami, Florida

Phone No.: 305-***-****



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