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Assistant Legal

Windsor, Connecticut, United States
May 31, 2018

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A hard-working and motivated team player with legal specialty in the areas such as Estate Administration Management, Family Law, and Conveyancing. Thrives in work environments and settings involving constant change in technology, data, information and instructions. Solid investigative and reporting skills with a strong work ethic. Proficient in MS Office. Continuously evolving self-starter. Eager to join a progressive and cutting-edge organization, where my skills and expertise enhances team productivity levels and contribute meaningfully to the company’s overall efficiency, development, growth, and success.


Paralegal, TR Grace (Assignment -Wolf, Horowitz, Etlinger & Case LLC, Hartford, CT) Dec 17 - Dec 17 Paralegal, TR Grace (Assignment -Tedford & Pond, LLP, Hartford, CT) Sept 17 - Nov 17 Legal Administrative Assistant, Aerotek (Assignment- SS&C Technologies, Inc., Windsor, CT) Feb 17 - Jun 17 Legal Assistant, Saint Aubyn Consulting, Atlanta, GA Sept 16 - Sept 17

Summarized numerous depositions of deponents for matter to be heard in court.

Re-naming of documents using Bate Stamp Numbers. Removing duplicated documents from data base. Prepared/Draft proposed Interrogatories, Request for Production of Documents, Motions and Request for Freedom of Information Act. Review and Summarize new files, etc.

Compiling and creating manuals/books for newly acquired companies, uploading acquired companies’ clients’ contracts and exiting executed contracts to database, scanning, e-mailing, etc.

Drafted/reviewed contracts, drafted correspondence and conducted other related legal assistant duties. Researched vendors and employment codes relating to the state.

Senior Paralegal, Abendana & Abendana Attorneys-at-Law, St. Ann, Jamaica Feb 14 - Jun 16 Paralegal, George Watt & Associates/Watt, King Robinson, St. James, Jamaica Apr 08 - Jan 14 Legal Assistant, Marisa Dalrymple-Phillibert, St. Ann, Jamaica Oct 06 - Mar08 Legal Clerk, Jennifer Hobson-Hector, St. Ann, Jamaica Jan 06 - Jul 06

Interacted with and facilitate preliminary interviews of clients prior to consultation with Attorneys.

Liaised with clients via phone and email to provide status reports and updates on their matters.

Prepared relevant documents for the sale/purchase of properties up to the closure of each respective matter.

Prepared the relevant documents to the requisite courts and agencies to effect lease agreements, divorce decrees, probate, and administration of estates; obtained replacement of lost title deed; noted fact of death, marriages on title deeds.

Filed matters in the relevant courts, attending on the registrars and government agencies, and liaised with parties to ascertain the status on matters up to completion.

Received payments and prepared lodgments for respective banks, maintaining monthly in-house accounting ledgers for each account and client and posting receipts and disbursements to accounting software PCLaw. OFFICE/ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE

Property Manager, Palm Grove Villas, St. Ann, Jamaica Jan 01 - Apr 08 Accountant Clerk, Frankly D. Resort, St. Ann, Jamaica Jan 00 - Nov 01 Assistant Treasury Teller, First Caribbean Bank of Jamaica, St. Ann, Jamaica Mar 97- Dec 99

Greeted/welcomed guests and tenants.

Prepared and executed rental contacts for long and short- term tenants.

Successfully supervised staff and general administration. Ensured that guests’ and tenants’ requests were complied with in a timely manner.

Maintained and reconciled balance of petty cash. Reconciled Ledgers monthly for submission to Accountant Computed salaries & taxes of staff.

Update database of goods received from suppliers. Posted invoices received to appropriate general ledgers. Prepared and issued authorized checks to suppliers.

Processed night lodgments and balanced accounts. Processed deposits and lodgments in excess of Front Line Teller’s limit. Assisted Treasury/Head Teller in daily operations of Treasury. EDUCATION

Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT Current Currently pursuing Associates in Science Degree in Paralegal Studies National College of Management and Business, New Kingston, Jamaica 2007 Diploma in Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Training Institute, St. Andrew, Jamaica 2005 Certificate in Paralegal Studies

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