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Assistant Legal

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27127, United States
September 23, 2018

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Winston Salem, NC 27127



Versatile and professional Administrative Assistant with experience as Legal Assistant and HR Assistant. Efficient team player who works collaboratively, and effectively; communicates well with all levels of staff (both written and verbal). Background includes strong work ethic, working remotely with little to no supervision, as well as in busy, fast paced office environments.

Core Competencies

●Licensed Bail Bond Officer

●Microsoft Office XP Suite

●Word, Publisher, PowerPoint

●Excel & Access

●Easy Soft


●Hot Docs

●Win Title

●ADC System





●Homesteps Connect



All State Legal Software

Employment History

Phelan, Hallinan, Diamond & Jones, P.C., Mount Laurel, NJ 09/15-08/18

Legal Assistant/Evictions Specialist

●Receive and review eviction referrals. Obtain occupancy through Broker reports and/or PI Investigators.

●Prepare and send relocation assistance letters.

●Obtain foreclosure documents from foreclosure attorneys and in-house foreclosure files.

●Confirm expiration of redemption periods.

●Prepare Writs of Possession, send Writs for filing, send filed Writs to County Sheriffs and obtain lockout dates.

●Handle all Pacer and SCRA searches, perform Social Security searches, etc.

●Prepare tenant rent demand letters and complaints.

●Send Complaints for filing via Lawyer Service.

●Schedule hearing dates and provide all necessary documentation for hearing attorneys.

●Heavy telephone and email communication with Brokers, clients, sheriffs, attorney offices, tenants, former owners, courts, etc.

●Update all client website and upload required documents.

Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman, LLC, Mountainside, NJ 07/13-08/15

Legal Assistant/Evictions Specialist

●All duties and responsibilities related to evictions.

Chopper DDS Montville, NJ 02/10-06/13

Human Resources Assistant

●Review of all employee files, input new employees info into company system (logistics), update of all employee files, update medical information on Horizon site and input information for new enrollees in Cobra site.

●Filing and maintenance of all employee files. Correspondences to managers regarding missing documents, necessary updates, as well as employee inquires.

●Coordination of office moves and layout.

●New Hire Paperwork; employee manuals, insurance packets, company updates, etc.

●Liaison with the Recruiting dept to complete employment verifications, running MVRs.

●Preparing, forwarding and tracking annual MVRs, random drug & alcohol testing, etc.

●Work closely with the Safety department in tracking employee performance docs.

●Assisted HR Manager in upgrading workers’ compensation files, coordinating light duty assignments and return to work requirements.

●Heavy correspondences via phone and written communications with managers, verification companies, coworkers, insurance companies and claim representatives, union representatives, doctor’s offices and employees.

Craig Gilgallon, Esq. Morristown, NJ 10/07-09/08

Legal Assistant

●Filing, Typing, Dictaphone work, preparation of legal docs (i.e. Contracts, Affidavits of Title, 1099 Forms, Closing Statements, etc.), post closing work.

●Attention to home inspection issues, deadlines for inspections, mortgage commitments.

●Extensive interaction with clients, attorneys, banks, courts and realtors.

Atlantic Title Agency, Inc., Millburn, NJ 06/04-02/07

Closing Coordinator/Policy Dept.

●Filing, typing, transferring calls to appropriate departments.

●Preparation of files for Settlements Agents (i.e. Closing Protection Letters, Affidavits of Title) ordering payoffs, clearing files for closing.

●Typing legal descriptions, clearing up post closing issues, review of closed files, order cover records, preparation of open mortgage letter, etc., preparation of final policies.


Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ - Insurance Producer/Land Title Course Completion

Additional Legal Experience

Progressive Title Agency, Inc., Morristown, NJ 05/03 - 05/04

Closing Coordinator

06/02 - 05/03 – Brady & Nichay, L.L.P., Morristown, NJ 06/02-05/03

Legal Secretary/Assistant

Robert J. Nish, P.C., Morristown, NJ 10/01 - 06/02

Legal Secretary/Assistant

Mills & Mills, P.C., Morristown, NJ 09/98 - 09/01

Legal Assistant/Office Manager

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