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Manager Legal Assistant

Location:
South Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
January 08, 2019

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MARIA M. VARIAS

Email: ac75kl@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 732-***-****

South Brunswick, New Jersey

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Results focused Legal Assistant with many years of diversified experience including Criminal, Matrimonial, Workers’ Compensation, Public Finance, Business, Residential and Commercial Real Estate. Adept at attorney billing, time management, corporate administration, and client relations.

PERFORMANCE SUMMARY:

●Provided client service excellence for repeat and referral business to increase revenue.

●Excellent collections and accounts receivable skills.

●Am very personable when listening to clients when going through divorce, custody, or have injuries from work.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, Princeton, NJ

Accounts Receivable Manager 2015 to 2018

●Prepared Invoices, handled Guest Ledger, collected all revenue for all sales accounts, handled all Accounts Receivable, completed Daily Revenue Report.

●Hotel cashier. Collected all revenue for hotel.

●Resolved conflicts to the satisfaction of the guest; apply judgment and diplomacy to handle complaints and delegate problems to proper department.

Keystone State Distribution, Bethlehem, PA

Customer Service 2012-2015

●Prepared pick slips for customer orders, documented inventory using Excel, picked and packed orders.

Pellettieri Law Office, Princeton, NJ

Legal Assistant 2011-2012

●Specialized in workers' compensation.

●Prepared and filed all pleadings to the Court; correspondence to respondents' attorney, experts and clients; obtained all medical records to compile medical history for clients.

●Provided client service excellence for repeat and referral business to increase revenue.

Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, PA, Woodbridge, NJ,

Legal Assistant 2003-2009

●Specialized in matrimonial, public finance, and workers' compensation.

●Assisted in multi-million closings in public finance, banking, and business transactions.

●Heavy client contact.

●Prepared and filed all pleadings to the Court, correspondence to opposing attorney, experts and clients; prepared Case Information Statements.

INTERNSHIP:

Office of the Public Defender, Somerville, NJ

Investigator Intern 2010-2011

●Prepared cases for criminal trials resulting in innocent verdicts. Assisted in OPRA requests.

EDUCATION:

Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ

Associates Degree

New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

Cittone Institute, Edison, NJ

Certified Legal Office Specialist

SKILLS:

•Adept at Great Plains program

•Adept at Oracle & Excel programs

•Knowledge of Quickbooks

•Type 70 wpm, dictation 70-80 wpm, shorthand

•Windows 8, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Business Computer Applications, DTE, Time Management

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE AND PRO BONO:

Played softball for Westin and Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer

Prepared Administrative Minutes for Trinity Church and National Association Mentally Impaired

Store manager of thirty employees, trained new hires to meet quality control standards

Stage manager for college productions, director of several church productions

Operation Blessing volunteer helping people gut and rebuild houses after Hurricane Sandy

Women’s group leader, youth leader



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