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Legal Specialist

New York, New York, United States
September 10, 2018

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George F. Mcleod Rosedale, New York ***** 646-***-****


Expert legal document specialist with Paralegal Certification and in-depth understanding of the legal process. Highly experienced in legal processes with more than ten years of relevant experience. Successful in assisting attorneys in trial preparation and interacting with outside counsel. Efficient in the preparation and review of legal documents. Strong background interacting with various stakeholders. Areas of Expertise

LexisNexis Administrative Skills MS Office Package

Trial Preparation

Legal Documents

Project Management

Certified Paralegal

Office Management

Communications Skills

Professional Experience

JPMorgan Chase, Brooklyn, New York

Document Review Senior Specialist, June 1998 - Present Promoted from Senior Administrative Assistant in 2012. Accurately review and correctly identify various types of legal processes and proceed appropriately. Partner with internal litigators, business lawyers, title companies and outside counsel to address concerns, remove roadblocks and ensure proper communication. Work directly with outside law firms and governmental issuers to identify JPMC's interest in the legal matters when unknown or unclear. Communicate with various LOB's concerning the processing of various items.

Responsible for the independent preparation and review of various legal agreements.

Researched multiple client databases to determine appropriate stakeholders.

Initiated, sorted and categorized more than 200 pieces of Chase legal correspondences.

Entered and scanned data to merge information into one management system. JPMorgan Chase, Brooklyn, New York

Senior Administrative Assistant - Legal Department, June 1998 - June 2012 Oversaw the overall administration of the legal department, including ongoing inventory and maintenance of office supplies. Ensured office equipment ran smoothly, managed conference room schedules, handled and documented all incoming communications, and prepared interoffice packages. Maintained accurate employee and legal attendance records.

Partnered with attorneys and additional legal staff to ensure clear interdepartmental communication.

Successfully assisted in trial preparations and communication with clients and outside counsel. Education

Paralegal Certification, December 2006

New York Paralegal School, New York, NY

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