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Paralegal

Location:
Orem, Utah, United States
Posted:
March 08, 2018

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Home Phone: 801-***-**** Cell Phone: 801-***-****

Address: *** ***** *** ****, ****, Utah 84097-3436 E-mail: ac4qzw@r.postjobfree.com

Elizabeth A. Foster

QUALIFICATIONS

COMPUTER:

Proficient in: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,

Microsoft Outlook, Quicken, MILO, Adobe

Acrobat DC and Pro, and the Internet.

Familiarity with: Westlaw and LexisNexis.

OFFICE:

Type 60+ wpm

Excellent communication skills

Familiar with Office Machinery

PERSONAL:

I am a Utah Notary Public

(Commission Expires 2020)

I am currently pursuing a Master’s

Degree in Paralegal Studies

EDUCATION

BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN LEGAL STUDIES UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY 2014-2017 ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE IN PARALEGAL STUDIES KAPLAN UNIVERSITY 2003-2005 WORK EXPERIENCE

CASE MANAGER Myler Disability – American Fork, Utah Full-Time 40 Hours a Week June 19, 2017 – Present

Work with client to ensure they are approved for Social Security Disability Benefits

File appeals and other paperwork with the Social Security Administration

Act as a liaison between clients and the Social Security Administration

Educate clients with respect to their claims' progress, deadlines, and details

Locate and provide resources for clients

Answer questions from client and Social Security Administration personnel

Perform status checks to ensure compliance with Social Security regulations

Use MILO to manage client’s files

Assist clients through the long and difficult process of applying for disability benefits

Collect evidence in the form of medical records, employment information, education records, etc.

PARALEGAL INTERN Provo City Attorney’s Office – Provo, Utah Part-Time 26 Hours a Week July 12, 2016 – April 27, 2017

Researched various legal topics and created legal forms

Drafted legal documents including: garnishment,

subpoena, interrogatories, and request for admissions

Created notebooks for use during pre-trial and trial proceedings

Drafted legal correspondence

Scanned all civil files from 2008-2015 to archive them digitally

Created files for current civil claims

HUMAN RESOURCE CLERK Nestlé USA – Springville, Utah Full-Time 40 Hours a Week March 9, 1998 – November 10, 2000

Assisted Human Resource Supervisors with confidential employee management including unemployment claims

Answered employee’s questions in person and on the phone

Ensured compliance with State and Federal Regulations regarding employment and benefits

Ensured compliance with deadlines for employee related benefits

Trained new hires in company policies

General Office Duties including: mail (both interoffice and U.S.), filing, typing correspondence, scheduling meetings, maintaining office supplies, etc.

QUALITY ASSURANCE SECRETARY Nestlé USA – Springville, Utah Full-Time 40 Hours a Week April 17, 1995 – March 6, 1998

Created forms to be used in the production of product

Maintained forms station to be used by several

departments including: Production, EPSU, and Quality Assurance

Worked closely with The United States Department of Agriculture on-site representative to ensure compliance with all U.S.D.A. regulations regarding paperwork and documentation of product

Completed U.S.D.A. paperwork for exporting product to Canada

Created spreadsheets for tracking forms and equipment

Maintained filing system for all production forms after a production run

General Office Duties including: interoffice mail, filing, typing correspondence and meeting notes, taking notes, maintaining office equipment and supplies



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