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Legal Assistant Real Estate

Henderson, Nevada, United States
August 15, 2018

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S. Dianne Pomonis / Henderson, Nevada *****

Mobile contact number: 518-***-**** Professional Experience: Sr, Litigation Paralegal with Intellectual Property (Patent, copyright Trademark) focus Schmeiser Olsen & Watts LLP, Latham NY 2012 - 2017 Paralegal support from inception of civil and commercial actions through litigation appeal process, including research, drafting pleadings and correspondence for attorney review and submissions, discovery, electronic federal and state filing of pleadings, client intake interviews, docketing court and attorney calendars, billing, US and international patent prosecution. US Copyright and trademark filings and defense actions. Dewey & LeBoeuf, NYC 2009 – 2011

Intellectual property/trademark research and filings for senior legal intellectual property partner; High profile client contact and related highly confidential projects; Prepare patent and/trademark status summary reports; Under attorney supervision, draft licensing, proprietary and distribution agreements; Conduct online computer trademark registration searches with USPTO. Boundas, Skarzynski Walsh & Black, NYC 2007 – 2009 Heavy digital legal transcription for named partner; Responsible for management of highly confidential financial projects with high-profile clients; Maintain docket system for filings; Manage any potential and existing litigation support in connection with complex D&O and E&O insurance actions from inception to conclusion.

Levy & Boonshoft, PC, NYC 2003 – 2007

Executive legal support to Senior Managing Real Estate and Litigation Partners of a boutique corporate law firm; Assist senior partners in drafting; Review and organize various documents related to all corporate transactions; Create and manage legal documents (litigation, real estate, and corporate securities issues, i.e., asset purchase, distribution and other corporate agreements). Exclusive Exec. Legal Assistant to Eric Rayman, Esq., NYC 1994 – 2005

Group XXVII Communications, Inc. Budget Living Magazine, NYC

Digital Convergence, NYC

Legal Coordinator to President and EVP

New Yorker Magazine, David Remnick, Editor-in-Chief, NYC Legal Editorial Coordinator

Copyright archivist and researcher; Vet and verifying facts for upcoming articles and review of original artwork for upcoming issues. Initiate historical contracts project at NYPL for New Yorker archived authors. Independent projects included copyright research and investigation for the following books: Covering the New Yorker, Francoise Mouly; Wonderful Town and New York Stories, David Remick.

Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1230 Avenue of the Americas, NYC Corporate/Legal Assistant

1994-1998 Promotion

State Farm Insurance Company, 1975 – 1998

Claims - Promotion to in-house paralegal with Legal/ Subrogation Unit. Education: Benjamin Cardozo HS; Legal Assistant training; In-house paralegal training; administrative business course 1985; Marketing Planning 1985; Administrative legal courses 1990-92; Medical Terminology course 1992; TMS (on-going public speaking course since 1970 to present); PSS Bellingham, WA, graduated, August 1993 (teaching course, with on-going yearly refresher courses); Copyright Law VLA seminars 1997; PLI Publishing Law May 1998 and 1999; PSS Post grad: August 2015. References: Available upon request.



Litigation Support – Pleadings,

motions, OSC, responses; subpoenas;

EBTs deposition interrogatories, RJI,

Note of Issue, etc.; calendar

docketing; transcription; drafting client

and opposing counsel correspondence.

Corporate & Residential Real Estate

Transactions – Draft deeds,

mortgages, promissory notes, leases,

assignments, extensions and

amendments; prepare for submission

SEC filings 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K.

Trusts & Estates – Draft and

subsequent conforming of L&T,

Codicils, Trust Agreements, Probate

and Estate Planning.

Insurance – Claims, mediation and

subrogation, medical transcription,


Proven ability to maintain confidentiality of

highly sensitive information.


Keyboarding - 70+ WPM

Certified Notary Public

Heavy transcription

Legal researcher Lexis/Westlaw

Strong computer skills with proficiency in

Microsoft Suite PC/MAC Applications

including WordPerfect

Email management

Elite Enterprise Legal Billing

Data management systems

Hot Docs legal forms library

Adobe Illustrator


Fluent Italian, Native English

Seasoned Public speaker and instructor in

English and Italian.

Working Knowledge of French and


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