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Office Legal Assistant

Location:
Riverside, California, United States
Posted:
October 15, 2018

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Professional Summary

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Work History

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*** **** ***, *********, ** 92507 • 951-***-**** • ac7d2x@r.postjobfree.com Reliable and enthusiastic Legal Assistant/Office Admin. History of being an effective team member, well-versed in using Excel to create and update tracking spreadsheets. Skilled in Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook,

Quickbooks

Document scanning

Data entry

Self-motivated

Bilingual English/Spanish (Fluent)

Mail Sorting

Interpersonal and written communication

Client assessment and analysis

Team leadership

Clerical support

Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable

Expense Reports

Lead Legal Assitant, 12/2014 to Current

Smith & Carrigan Law Group – Riverside, CA

Performed initial client assessment and analysis to begin research process. Entered details such as payments, account information and call logs into the computer system. Responded to customer requests via telephone and email. Copied, logged and scanned supporting documentation. Office Manager, 06/2010 to 11/2014

Ramirez Law Firm – Riverside, CA

Completed bi-weekly payroll for 15 employees.

Coordinated special projects and managed schedules. Handled all incoming business and client requests for information. Oversaw office inventory activities, including ordering and requisitions, stocking, and shipment receiving.

Recruited, hired, trained and supervised administrative office staff of 5. Prepared vendor invoices and processed incoming payments. Received, screened and routed incoming calls.

Education

Accomplishments

Legal Assistant, 03/2007 to 04/2010

Blomberg, Benson & Garett – Ontario, CA

Managed accounts and records of clients with the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion. Filed all court documents on behalf of the attorneys. Assisted up to 3 lawyers at a time.

Investigated facts and law of cases, using pertinent sources to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.

Contacted clients to schedule appointments and discuss the progress of cases. Met with clients to update them on progress of cases. Dictated all weekly and bi-weekly calendar meetings. Acted as first point of contact for all clients.

Filed all pleadings with the court clerk.

Developed a working relationship with courts, clients, debtors and attorneys. High School Diploma: 1991

Calipatria High School - Calipatria, CA

Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets. Implemented new client intake procedure for Workers Comp/PI cases Point-person to office personnel with office questions, concerns, and issues that may arise on a daily basis.



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