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Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Location:
Starkville, MS
Posted:
September 19, 2018

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Tina Mullins

Starkville, MS ***** 662-***-****

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tina-mullins-paralegal88/ ac63zn@r.postjobfree.com Accomplished Paralegal and Office Manager

Excellent Researcher and Organized Administrator

Meticulous paralegal with diverse legal background and extensive knowledge of legal terms and procedures. Motivated professional with office management experience and impressive technological capabilities. Innovative problem solver, evaluating challenges from all angles to create mutually-beneficial solutions. Exceptional communicator, able to present complex issues in a concise, professional manner. Quick learner who adapts easily and possesses superior customer service skills. Technically proficient in Microsoft Office, WordPerfect, Word, Outlook, E-Scan It, Transcription, and advanced computer and program knowledge of customary legal technologies.

Client/Legal Research

Client Intake and Assessment

Business Correspondence

Records Management

Brief/Motion Writing

Calendar Management/Scheduling

Office Management

Trial Preparation

Accounts Payable and Receivable

P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Circuit Court, Starkville, MS Deputy Circuit Court Clerk (August 2012 – Present) January 2010 - Present

Draft and issue motions, summons, subpoenas, warrants, and Writs. Process file-stamped, and computed documents, including motions, judgments, tax-liens, and orders. Investigated facts and researched laws and precedents to determine cause of action. Cultivate effective working relationships with other municipalities and government agencies.

Managed up to 600 civil cases yearly.

Initiated project to modernize outdated computer programs. Spearheaded records project, reducing the amount of paper consumed as well as the amount archived. Deputy Justice Court Clerk (January 2010 - August 2012) Research state statues, decisions, legal articles, codes, and documents. Processed misdemeanors and traffic tickets into Court computer system. Maintained documents and receipts of payments submitted to the courts.

Boosted the number of overdue fines being paid off by 72%, through the use of debt collector programs. Drafted, signed, and certified key legal documents for judicial review. Mallette Law Office, Starkville, MS

Paralegal

March 2003 - January 2010

Drafted legal documents, including assignments of mortgages, complaints, motions, and pretrial agreements for civil litigation. Performed legal support tasks for Bankruptcy Motions for Relief with courts. Researched a variety of legal issues and real estate holdings related to bankruptcy. Handled administrative support functions. Managed calendar of court docketed events. Planned daily work and coordinated tasks necessary to accomplish discovery responses, motion responses, and court appearances. Conducted detailed client intakes and generated client statements and reconciled accounts.

Completed project to overhaul firm's record system and become paperless within two years. Supported with high-profile capital murder cases as litigation paralegal. Managed billable hour tracking, payroll, client invoicing, and attorney schedules. EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

BBA in Business Administration American Intercontinental University Graduated Magna cum Laude

Tina Mullins

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Professional Affiliations

James Ray Mozingo, Esq.

4500 I-55 N Ste 278

Jackson, MS 39211-5977

601-***-****

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Lydia Quarles, Esq 1016

Louisville St, Ste E

Starkville, MS 39759

601-***-****

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Donna S Smith, Esq

200 6th St N

Columbus, MS 39701

662-***-****

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