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Medical Legal

Location:
Sumter, South Carolina, United States
Posted:
August 26, 2018

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ROSEMARY Z WESSENDORF ac6tj9@r.postjobfree.com

** *********** ***** ******* ** 29040 phone: 803-***-**** Cell:

803-***-****

Summary: Legal experience for over 27 years working in numerous types of law extending over several cities and states, including Social Security, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Litigation, Family/Custody, Bankruptcy, Education, Sanitary and Improvement Districts, Criminal, and Corporate. I have been qualified by the SC District Court as expert in Social Security. Work History:

9/2017-present Burris Legal Group

Prepare Demand Settlements for attorney to send to insurance companies Review medical records, police reports and any other relevant evidence Compile relevant evidence, create mileage charts, and figure pain/suffering Draft Complaints for attorney to file in Court if insurance company refuses to settle 4/2006-12/2014 Owner Social Security Disability Advocates, LLC

Created my own corporation based upon 10 years of Social Security experience.

Represented clients in all steps from application up through the Appeals Council.

Obtained all necessary evidence for submission to Social Security

Questioned client and expert witnesses at disability hearings

Perfected claims, sending them to Appeals Council for higher Court review

Drafted federal briefs for attorneys to file in US District Court as needed

Managed office by performing the necessary duties of a business owner

Ordered supplies; paid payroll, taxes, and bills; and supervised secretary

Obtained updated office equipment when needed

3/2002-2/2003 Bankruptcy Paralegal for Byron Reid, Sumter, SC (retired)

Prepared bankruptcy documents

Gathered all documents from creditors, creating list of names, addresses, and amounts owed

Completed bankruptcy forms, notified creditors of client’s being in bankruptcy

Organized documents and forms for filing with Court 9/1999-4/2006 Independent Consultant obtaining disability benefits for disabled claimants

Accepted referrals from attorneys to represent their clients for disability benefits

Represented clients in all steps from application up through the Appeals Council.

Obtained all necessary evidence for submission to Social Security

Questioned client and expert witnesses at disability hearings

Perfected claims, sending them to Appeals Council for higher Court review

Drafted federal briefs for attorneys to file in US District Court as needed. 11/1996-7/1999 Paralegal for Legal Aid of Western Oklahoma

Assisted attorneys in numerous types of law: Family, Wills, Disability, Seniors

Drafted legal pleadings and correspondence depending on attorneys’ needs

Represented disabled clients from application up through the Appeals Council.

Obtained all necessary evidence for submission to Social Security

Questioned client and expert witnesses at disability hearings

Perfected claims, sending them to Appeals Council for higher Court review

Participated in hotline for clients to call with legal questions

Answered questions for clients; spoke to attorneys for answers as needed

Traveled to small towns to assist clients with legal needs 3/1995-3/1996 Paralegal for various law firms in Cincinnati through temporary agency

Worked in all types of law depending on where attorneys needed assistance

Prepared legal documents and correspondence for attorneys

Drafted documents for real estate, personal injury, family law, corporate law, school law, and bankruptcies.

Always in demand and worked full-time through the agencies. 3/1993-3/1995 Paralegal for Adams & Sullivan in Papillion, NE

Managed office for attorneys

Ordered supplies; worked with vendors; paid bills, payroll, and taxes; collected monthly rent from tenants; and made weekly deposits to the bank

Paralegal duties for law firm for two attorneys

Drafted legal documents and correspondence for attorneys in Family law, Wills, Probate, School law, and Adoptions.

Itemized contents of safety deposit boxes for probate and distributed funds 1/1991-7/1992 Legal Secretary for John Bradley, Blytheville, AR (retired)

Performed legal secretarial duties for attorney

Drafted legal documents and correspondence

Filed documents at the courthouse

Answered phones, went to Post Office, assisted with any attorney needs

Prepared bankruptcy documents

Gathered all documents from creditors, creating list of names, addresses, and amounts owed

Completed bankruptcy forms, notified creditors of client’s being in bankruptcy

Organized documents and forms for attorney to file with Court Education;

Certificate in Paralegal Studies

Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice Administration Associates in Criminal Justice

License in Nursing

Skills:

Excellent computer skills using numerous computer programs

Word Perfect (5-12), Abacus, Adobe Professional (9-11), Time Matters, Dragon Speak, Microsoft Word (7-10), Microsoft Works

Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

Great time management skills

Great ability to work alone or as part of team

Great ability to take initiative and take direction from others References: John Roose, Attorney 580-***-****

Eddie Donnald, Attorney 803-***-****

Kade McClure, Attorney 800-***-****



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