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Legal Assistant Medical

El Centro, California, United States
August 31, 2018

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Araceli Huerta

**** *. ********* *** *******, CA 92806 Cell: 714-***-****

Legal Assistant

Core Competencies:

• Discovery Preparation • Client Confidentiality

• Legal Terminology • Files Maintenance

• Correspondence • Case Research

• Client Control • Meetings Organization

• Appointment Scheduling • Workflow Processing

• Record Keeping • Dictation Transcription

• Documents Filing • Witness Scheduling


To obtain a position as a Legal Assistant with a Law Firm utilizing my legal and secretarial skills in an environment conductive to mutual growth and development. Key Qualifications:

14 Years of experience as a Legal Assistant

Highly skilled in assisting two trial attorneys in working up files from start to finish

Hands on experience in organizing and handing document production for litigation

In-depth knowledge preparing case files to settle; Medi-CAL, Medicare, liens, and ERISA

Some knowledge of Workers Compensation cases work up and rules

Excellent skills working with Spanish clients

Professional Experience:

Legal Assistant, Carlson & Johnson, LLP, Orange Ca May 15, 2004 - Present

Prepare pleadings, letter, exhibits, and documents for court filings.

Respond to clients inquiries,

Maintain master calendar.

Schedule appointments, setup and maintain client's files.

Signup Spanish speaking clients.

Interpret at mediation and arbitration.

Prepare Spanish speaking clients for deposition and trial.

Assist Spanish speaking clients with discovery responses.

Close case files and send out to storage.

Order medical records, billing, and police reports.

Accompany clients to doctor appointments.

Service of process.

Schedule depositions and meetings with clients.

File pleadings with courts using One Legal Portal. Skill and Capabilities:

Ability to work well under moderate supervision

Adept at drafting court forms

Good organizational and research skills

Deadline oriented

Familiar with advanced legal document

Competent in MS Office applications

Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Fluent in English and Spanish) Education and Certification:

CAALA Legal Support Staff Member and Participant

ROP - Legal Occupation I and II; March 2005, June 2005 Santa Ana College - A.A. in Criminal Justice; June 1999 References Available Upon Request

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