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Medical Administrative Assistant

Location:
New York, New York, United States
Posted:
September 13, 2018

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Madeline Martinez

P.O. Box ***

New York, New York 10116

917-***-****

ac61b2@r.postjobfree.com

Objective:

To provide efficient Paralegal, Administrative Assistant and Reception services.

Education:

Berkeley College, New York, NY

Major: Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

Degree: Bachelor of Science, September 2013

Certificates:

54 Hour Paralegal Certificate Program - CUNY in the Heights, 2009

Membership/Association:

National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) – member since January, 2015

Professional Experience:

Segan, Nemerov & Singer, P.C., New York, N.Y.

Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal & liens clerk, February, 2018 - Present

Provide administrative support to an attorney’s in the practice area of personal injury;

Prepare and transcribe dictated legal memoranda including: pleadings, demands and responses to discovery, motions, trial-subpoenas and exhibits;

Perform case management including drafting of correspondence to clients;

Perform case management including obtaining medical reports, medical, police report, workers compensation records, social security, union, non-union, lost-wages and no-fault records;

Responsible for opening cases, i.e. entering all intake information and preparing correspondence to corresponding attorneys, insurance companies and medical facilities and also obtain the OCA number;

Responsible for requesting the updated and final liens from HRA – Medicaid for all correspondence State, MSPRC - Medicare, medical providers, loan providers, child support and income tax records;

Response for inquiring and monitoring client file loans;

Organize and calculate case disbursements upon settlement of cases;

Occasionally be the back up for the reception area;

Maintain electronic and hard copies of client files and

Responsible for e-filing all legal documents.

The Law Office of Joshua W. Skillman - New York, NY January 2013 to February, 2018

Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal

• Provide administrative support to an attorney in the practice area of personal injury;

• Prepare legal memoranda including: pleadings, demands and responses to discovery, motions, and exhibits;

• Perform case management including drafting of correspondence to clients, i.e. reminder letters about upcoming IME's, EUO's, EBT's, hearings, and depositions;

• Perform case management including obtaining medical records and medical reports for clients;

• Responsible for opening, rejecting, and closing files;

• Responsible for client intake and entering all intake information into Trial Works;

• Perform case management for all request and receipt of Police reports, Medical, Workers Compensation, Social Security, Lost-Wages and No-Fault records;

• Responsible for requesting the updated and final liens for HRA, MSPRC and medical providers;

• Serve as an interpreter for Spanish speaking clients;

• Provide initial intake information for all potential clients to attorneys;

• Maintain electronic and hard copies of client files;

• Responsible for filing office documents for my case load and

• Responsible for e-filing all legal documents.

The Mandel Law Firm, New York, N.Y.

Legal Assistant, July, 2008 – January, 2013

Provided administrative support to 6 attorneys in the following practice areas: matrimonial law, family law and personal injury;

Prepared legal memoranda including: pleadings, demands for discovery, motions, and exhibits;

Was responsible for obtaining and organizing all financial information for all matrimonial and family law cases;

Was responsible for completing Net Worth Statements;

Performed case management including drafting of correspondence to clients, i.e.; reminder letters about upcoming court appearances, hearings, and appointments.

Served as an interpreter for Spanish speaking clients;

Tracked and recorded billable hours for invoicing purposes;

Maintained electronic and hard copies of client files;

Was responsible for e-filing documents for all personal injury matters;

Performed client intake and inquiries;

Scheduled appointments and tracked upcoming court appearances;

Interfaced extensively with clients and

Served as the main person responsible for answering the firm’s telephone system consisting of 16 lines.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft office, 2007 and 2010 and

Worked with the following software’s and applications: Needles, Phone slips, TIPS MATLAW, Time Matters, PC law, Trial Works, e-docs, Time and Chaos, Quick books and Philips Speech Exec pro transcribe 8.6.

Additional Skills:

• Bilingual in English and Spanish;

• Able to type 80 wpm;

Notary Public and

• Completed the NYSCEF training.



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