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Assistant Administrative

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
March 11, 2018

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Alia Mull

**** ****** ****, ****** *****, Maryland 20748



Knowledgeable and agile legal assistant offering varied experience working as office assistant in a lawyer’s office and as a legal secretary in a corporate department. Qualifications include:

Top-notch research skills – Detail oriented with ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines with large workload and tight turnaround, with sound follow-up.

Knowledgeable of relevant legal jargon, processes and procedures.

Superior communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills (team oriented).

Outstanding organizational ability, with a solid work ethic and enthusiasm.

Good judgment and decision making.

Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook Express) and experience working with databases internal and external.

Objective Statement – Seeking employment opportunity in a dynamic attorney’s office which will open the door to professional development and experience. Provide new challenges working on different law areas.

Professional Experience

Jackson & Campbell, P.C.

Legal Secretary

Medical Malpractice

N.W., Washington D.C.

May 2017-Present

Correspondence with clients

Deposition scheduling

Medical requests

Client meeting scheduling

Attorney time billing in Carpe Diem

Attorney expense reports

Draft pleadings and discovery responses

Draft Subpoena

Update pleadings, and pleadings indexes

Manage team meetings agendas

Bates medical records

Maintain hard files

Closed hard files out through internal processing

Maintained electronic file through FileSite

Bean Kinney and Korman, P.C.

Legal Administrative Assistant

Domestic Relations; Wills and Estates

Arlington, VA

December 2015-May 2017

Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.

Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.

Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.

Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.

Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.

Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA

Greenbelt, MD

June 2014–December 2015

Legal Administrative Assistant

Worker’s compensation; Personal injury; civil litigation

Assistant to 6 attorneys included former senator Timothy Maloney.

Calendar, and scheduling with the courts and clients

Schedule depositions; order court reporters

Worker’s compensation; Personal injury; Civil litigation

E-File (PACER)

Proof read and format pleadings, correspondences, discovery pleadings, documentation to clients.

In house filing up keep

Close all inactive files, including purging the files

Handles all outgoing and incoming mail

Requested medical records for Worker’s Compensation cases.

Contact adjuster’s for both worker’s compensation and personal injury clients

Label making for new files.

Client intake calls for both civil and worker’s compensation.

Management of filing through J&M (carrier service)

Lerch Early and Brewer

Bethesda, MD

February 2013-June 2014

Legal Assistant

Sent out filings by determined deadline to different municipality courts weekly

Case filing in records room

Made copies of filings for clients and attorneys

Answered phones

Reviewed and distributed mail to firm

Completed copy jobs

Mccabe Weisburg & Conway LLP

Laurel, MD

June 2011 - February 2013

Legal Assistant

Assisted in the beginning process of docketing and filing a foreclosure home;

Uploaded needed documents to be executed by client by deadline;

Proofread and or drafted need documents i.e.: Finals, Prelims, Notices of Intent, Act or Demand Letters, Aff. Of Owner, Substitution of Trustee’s.;

Time matter’s entries

The Chandler Law Firm, LLC

Greenbelt, MD

December 2010-June 2011

Legal Assistant

Assists with entry-level paralegal responsibilities;

Works independently with minimal supervision, performing administrative duties including creating and preparing routine materials, proofreading, verifying, and editing all materials for accuracy and clarity;

Utilizes advanced computer skills to prepare correspondence, reports, charts, tables, graphs, and forms;

Handled confidential information professionally and consistent with legal and ethical policies.

Sigma Space Corporation

Lanham, MD

November 2008–December 2010

Client Revenue Account Analyst

Reconciled twenty two (22) bank accounts weekly, unsupervised;

Assisted with quarterly reconciliation using Excel, and referring back to bank statements; Prepared weekly disbursements for ten (10) Prince Georges County municipalities;

Answered all technical and accounting questions for clients;

Entered miscellaneous cash receipts, accounts payable, and account receivable invoices into the accounting software Deltek FMS;

Processed ACH payments weekly.


National Paralegal College (Online) ABA approved

Arizona; August 2012 - Present Associates in Legal Studies GPA: 3.25


MS office suite; Typing – Forty Five (45) WPM; Deltek (financial software); LPS (legal external software); Lexis Nexis (Legal Research); Westlaw, PACER; Notary; CaleFile Xpress; FileSite; EROD searches

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