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Legal Admin

Senatobia, MS
October 20, 2018

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P.O. Box 313, Senatobia, MS 38668 (H) 662-***-**** Seasoned Paralegal with more than 6 years of experience in fast-paced private law office. Excellent communication and time management skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in goal-oriented assignments and time-sensitive tasks. Complex Problem Solving Proven Leader

Customer and Personal Service Critical Thinking

Time Management Administration and Management

Judgment and Decision Making

Legal Administrator 04/2013 to Current

Slocum Law Firm – Senatobia, MS

Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements. Organize and maintain law libraries, documents, and case files. Schedule and make appointments.

Prepare and distribute invoices to bill clients or pay account expenses. Complete various forms, such as accident reports, trial and courtroom requests, and applications for clients.

Attend legal meetings, such as client interviews, hearings, or depositions, and take notes.

File pleadings with court clerk.

Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements.

Prepare for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits. Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system. Perform general office duties, such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work. Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software. Prepare agendas and make arrangements, such as coordinating catering for luncheons, for committee, board, and other meetings. Owner/Operator 05/2011 to 04/2015

The Dream Team Learning Center – Senatobia, MS

Plan, direct, and monitor instructional methods and content of educational, vocational, or student activity programs.

Prepare and maintain attendance, activity, planning, accounting, or personnel reports and records for officials and agencies, or direct preparation and maintenance activities.

Teach classes or courses, or provide direct care to children. Determine allocations of funds for staff, supplies, materials, and equipment, and authorize purchases.

Review and evaluate new and current programs to determine their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with state, local, and federal regulations, and recommend any necessary modifications.

Determine the scope of educational program offerings, and prepare drafts of program schedules and descriptions, to estimate staffing and facility requirements. Review and interpret government codes, and develop procedures to meet codes and to ensure facility safety, security, and maintenance. Secretary 09/2004 to 06/2012

Calvary Baptist Church and Christian School – Coldwater, Southaven, MS Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software. Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages. Process payroll information.

Attend meetings to record minutes.

Greet visitors and determine whether they should be given access to specific individuals.

Perform general office duties, such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work. Set up and oversee administrative policies and procedures for offices or organizations. Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries. Teacher 09/2004 to 06/2006

Calvary Baptist Church and Christian School – Coldwater, MS Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement.

Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies.

Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.

Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and professionals to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students' educational, Education

physical, and social development.

Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations. Teach students personal development skills such as goal setting, independence, and self-advocacy.

Loan Processor 10/1999 to 09/2004

Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corporation – Southaven, MS Verify and examine information and accuracy of loan application and closing documents.

Interview loan applicants in order to obtain personal and financial data, and to assist in completing applications.

Assemble and compile documents for loan closings, such as title abstracts, insurance forms, loan forms, and tax receipts.

Submit loan applications with recommendation for underwriting approval. Answer questions and advise customers regarding loans and transactions. Record applications for loan and credit, loan information, and disbursements of funds, using computers.

Prepare and type loan applications, closing documents, legal documents, letters, forms, government notices, and checks, using computers. Present loan and repayment schedules to customers. Calculate, review, and correct errors on interest, principal, payment, and closing costs, using computers or calculators.

Check value of customer collateral to be held as loan security. Contact credit bureaus, employers, and other sources in order to check applicants' credit and personal references.

File and maintain loan records.

Order property insurance or mortgage insurance policies in order to ensure protection against loss on mortgaged property.

Schedule and conduct closings of mortgage transactions. Bachelor of Science: Pre-Law Dec 2018

Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA

GPA 3.96.

Minor in Psychology.

Dean's List Honoree, 6 semesters.

Graduated with distinction.

Graduated with honors.

Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Member, NALA - The Paralegal Association.


Other Experience


Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Member, NALA - The Paralegal Association

Certification, Rock of Ages Prison Ministry

Certification, Nurturing Homes Initiative

Certification, Edwards Day Care Homes

Certification, Mississippi Child Care Resources & Referral Network Certification, Overcoming Abuse

Certification, Professional Life Coaching, Light University Certification, Stewards of Children

Certification, Professional Life Coaching, Tony Gaskins 2011 Volunteer, 4-H Child Development

2006 Volunteer, Child's Bus Route

2012 Volunteer, Teach women and children Bible concepts 2004 Volunteer, Assistant to Chaplain, Tate County Jail 2014 Volunteer, Zimbabwe, Africa

David Slocum, Jr., Atty., 662-***-****, Ginger Miller, Atty., 662-***-****, Jackey Geeslin, 901-***-****,

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