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Administrative Assistant Legal

Location:
United States
Posted:
June 22, 2018

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JANET B. CASTILLO

*** *. ***** **** ******, Jennings, OK 74038

323-***-****; ac5zb7@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts in History, received June 1996

EXPERIENCE

Kleeman Kremen Family Lawyers - April 2016 through present Beverly Hills, CA

Paralegal

Draft declarations of disclosure, discovery to be propounded, discovery responses, and meet and confer letters; inventory documents produced pursuant to discovery; prepare exhibits; conduct legal research; calendar discovery and hearing deadlines; conduct extensive contact with clients, including telephonic conferences and meetings; file and serve pleadings.

Silver & Arsht - June 2015 to April 2016 Westlake Village, CA

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Took dictation; drafted family law forms; declarations of disclosure; filed and served pleadings; calendared discovery and hearing deadlines; proofread pleadings and correspondence; handled general office duties such as answering phones, making copies and faxing.

Reuben Raucher & Blum - February 2013 to May 2015 Los Angeles, CA

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Drafted family law forms; declarations of disclosure; filed and served pleadings; calendared discovery and hearing deadlines; prepared exhibits for filings, hearings, trial and depositions; proofread pleadings and correspondence; prepared attorneys for hearings, trials, mediations and depositions; conducted telephone calls with potential new clients; assisted with general office duties such as making copies and faxing.

Parker, Milliken, Clark, O’Hara & Samuelian, ACP – June 2012 to Nov. 2012 Los Angeles, CA

Paralegal

Worked with Dictaphone; drafted correspondence to clients and attorneys; drafted declarations of disclosure, discovery and discovery responses (including but not limited to Form Interrogatories, Special Interrogatories, Requests for Production of Documents); filed and served pleadings; calendared discovery and hearing deadlines; assisted with general office duties such as making copies and filing.

Jarvis, Krieger & Sullivan - August 2011 to June 2012 Long Beach, CA

Paralegal

Drafted correspondence, declarations, discovery to be propounded, meet and confer letters, declarations of disclosure and judgments; took inventory of documents produced pursuant to discovery; prepared exhibits; conducted legal research; conducted extensive contact with clients, attorneys and courts; filed and served pleadings; calendar discovery and hearing deadlines; assisted with general office duties such as making copies and answering phones.

Nachshin & Langlois, LLP - June 2007 to July 2011 Los Angeles, CA

Paralegal

Drafted declarations of disclosure, discovery to be propounded, discovery responses, and meet and confer letters; took inventory of documents produced pursuant to discovery; prepared exhibits; conducted legal research; calendared discovery due dates; conducted extensive contact with clients, including telephonic conferences and meetings; filed and served pleadings.

Klopert & Ravden, LLP - May 2005 to May 2007 Encino, CA

Paralegal

Drafted correspondence, declarations of disclosure, discovery to be propounded and discovery responses; conducted legal research; conducted extensive contact with clients, including telephonic conferences and meetings; trained new staff; filed and served pleadings.

Feinberg, Mindel, Brandt & Kline, LLP - September 2000 to April 2005 Los Angeles, CA

Paralegal

Worked with Dictaphone; drafted discovery such as Form Interrogatories, Special Interrogatories, Requests for Production of Documents and Demands for Inspection; drafted declarations and other pleadings; conducted legal research; conducted extensive contact with clients, including telephonic conferences and meetings; served as interpreter and translator for Spanish speaking clients and witnesses; trained new staff; filed and served pleadings.

SKILLS

Fluent in Spanish; WordPerfect and Microsoft Word; Legal Solutions; Essential Forms; TimeMatters; Westlaw; Microsoft Outlook; internet research skills; Timeslips; eCopy; LexisNexis; excellent verbal and writing skills



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