ANTOINETTE M. WATKINS
SENIOR PARALEGAL/OFFICE MANAGER
Accomplished paralegal seeking a challenging position where I can utilize my experience to achieve company and personal goals working in the legal field, motivated leader with strong organizational and proficient abilities. Ready to provide maximum satisfaction.
Insurance Defense...Criminal...Personal Injury...Civil Litigation…Bankruptcy...Wills & Estates…Negligence…Real Estate…Malpractice...Wrongful Death…Proficient with using Windows, Word Perfect, LEXIS/NEXIS, Westlaw, Time Matters, Time Slips, Juris, Wiznet, Adobe Acrobat, Forms of Bankruptcy (F.O.B.), and Pacer.
Paralegal, Olson, Cannon, Gormley, Angulo & Stoberski, 9950 W. Cheyenne Avenue Las Vegas, Nevada 89129 Tel: 702-***-**** 4/15/17 – Present
In my current position above, I had the opportunity to directly assist the managing partner in file review, theory of liability, and case preparation from Intake to Trial. Support the Managing Partner with planning, directing, managing and coordinating day-to-day activities. Anticipate Manager Partner’s needs and proactively compile the necessary information, resources and people to support him in addressing issues and completing projects in a timely and efficient manner.
Paralegal, Hall Jaffe & Clayton, LLP, 7425 Peak Drive Las Vegas, Nevada 89128
Tel: 702-***-**** 5/28/15 - 3/15/17
Resolve billing issues, client concerns, client complaints, and provide top notch customer support and client satisfaction. Adhering to company goals and expectations through good adherence to attendance policy and following scheduled breaks. Preparation of documents for trial by scheduling and conducting interviews with clients, witnesses, and other lawyers. Create and maintain a paper and electronic litigation database, in depth research and analysis of cases on corporate governance and litigation.
Receptionist, The Bach Law Firm, LLC, 6053 S. Fort Apache Road #300 Las Vegas, Nevada 89148
Tel: 702-***-**** 9/13/13 -11/25/14
Prepare content-specific case files for attorneys reflecting supporting forms, documentation, and photographs to use during client presentations, and index/cross reference network database information. Maintained ongoing communication with attorneys and clients from point of referral/discovery to trial phase, facilitating and expediting case settlements that awarded clients a minimum of 80% in recovered funds.
Paralegal/Office Manager, Warren & Sugarman, 838 SW 1st Avenue Ste 500, Portland, Oregon 97204 Tel: 503-***-**** 10/02/06 -7/15/13
Report directly to three attorneys with broad ranged responsibilities that encompass the timely and complex preparation of cases from discovery to trial phase. Coordinate multifaceted, office functions encompassing court calendar management, retained court reporters, and scheduling of conference rooms for deposition proceedings. Liaison between attorneys, clients, healthcare providers, insurance carriers, law firms, and government agencies.
Associate of Applied Science, Paralegal Studies Program, 2012
PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Portland, Oregon
Approved by the American Bar Association