Legal Assistant August 20, 2012-Present
patrick a. casey, esq. Santa Fe, New Mexico
Assist attorney in the practice of personal injury, probate and medical malpractice with the assigned tasks of performing legal secretary/assistant responsibilities which include typing and editing legal documents and correspondence: complaints, responses, briefs, motions, summonses, subpoenas, letters and other papers for filing and serving, maintaining office files, keeping records relating to administrative and litigation matters.
My responsibilities also include all office management such as answer phones, keep office appointment book, filling out and submitting travel vouchers and seminar registrations, be liason between attorney and clients. Keep current of all legal procedures and terminology. And all other assigned tasks as required.
Appellate Court Paralegal December 2002-July 2012
Supreme Court Santa Fe, New Mexico
Under Justice Bosson’s supervision, perform paralegal responsibilities which include preparing, editing, formatting, proofreading, cite checking, and electronically Shephardizing opinions, advanced sheets, memoranda and other legal documents. Do legal research on electronic data base. Knowledge of Westlaw, Michie, Lexis, and OneSource. Knowledge of court rules, policies and procedures.
My responsibilities included all office management and secretarial duties such as answer phones, keep judges appointment book, fill out and submit travel vouchers and seminar registrations, circulate responses in a timely manner, file opinions, decisions, and any other legal documents as required. I was also responsible for designating district court judges on Order from the Court when recusals/excusals would be filed. Train law clerks and keep time sheets for all employees of the office.
Santa Fe Community College
Office Technology: Windows 10, Word, Access March 2012
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe Community College 1995-2002
Santa Fe, New Mexico
New Horizons Computer Learning Center August 1999-Dec 1999
Earned Certificates in WordPerfect, Word, Excel, Access, Albuquerque, New Mexico
and Windows NT
Saint Michael's High School
General Studies Santa Fe, New Mexico
Richard C. Bosson, former-Supreme Court Justice