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Paralegal

Location:
Melbourne, Florida, United States
Salary:
38000.00
Posted:
November 05, 2018

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KYLEE B. BARTA

**** ***** ****** *****, *********, FL 32935 H: 321-***-**** C: 321-***-**** ac7l3a@r.postjobfree.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/kylee-barta-898a0861

Promoted to Senior Paralegal after 6 months of employment. Followed up and kept track of expected orders from court and correspondence from opposing attorneys. Legal Acumen

In-depth knowledge of legal proceeding, briefs, motions, client assessment, contract negotiation and review. Managed more than 75 client cases at a time.

Human Resources

Recorded and filed employee benefits, salary and annual evaluation information. Self motivated paralegal who is looking to improve and extend her skills and knowledge to attain increased responsibility and opportunities for professional growth in a fast-paced environment. Great knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, OutLook and QuickBooks software. Strong administrative skills who is reliable and a team player with excellent judgment, strong critical thinking skills as well as good problem-solving abilities. With over 5 years experience in a corporate legal environment with a background that includes pulling records, drafting motions and managing calendars. Extremely organized and resourceful. With experience in gathering materials for cases and maintaining open communication between parties to ensure a smooth process.

WestLaw Knowledge -Deposition -Strong Microsoft Office Knowledge - Pre-Litigation/Litigation Process - Client intake experience -Legal correspondence -Self-motivated - Writing and editing - Official Notary of the Public - Courtroom scheduling - Court Process - Knowledge of civil procedure - Skip-Tracing - Calendar Organization - Negotiation - Team player - QuickBooks Pro - Audit preparation - Policy and procedure revision - Payroll - Mail distribution - E-Filing - Negotiation - Case Management - Recruitment/staffing - Data Entry -Proofreading - Conflict resolution - Organization - Case support -

Personable and outgoing - Time Management - Telephone etiquette - Case analysis - Strong Administrative skills - Settlement negotiation - Trial preparation - Dispute arbitration

- Written Discovery Knowledge - Civil procedures - Legal/non-legal research - Dispute resolution - Motion preparation with Exhibits - Disposition tracking - Adobe Proficiency - Document scanning - Background check conduction -Clerical/Reception duties - Strong legal background - Kronos Management - Case summary

understanding -On-boarding process - Contract

negotiation/preparation

Personal Injury - Bankruptcy Law - Workers Compensation - Med-Mal - Collections - Organization of special taxing districts

- Special Districts and Local Governments- Municipalities and Counties - Election Law - Water and Wastewater - Parks and Recreation - Public Improvement - Construction Contracts - Real Estate Development and Due Diligence - Annexation and Development Agreements - Owners Associations Covenant Enforcement and Collections - TABOR Contract Paralegal, 02/2018 to Current

FOSTER BAIL BONDS – Cocoa, FL

Conduct thorough skip traces.

Process summons, subpoenas, motions and appeals to facilitate timely court proceedings. Research laws, court decisions and other documents relevant to cases. Litigation Paralegal, 04/2016 to 09/2017

BACHUS AND SCHANKER, LLC – Denver, CO

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Managed the trial calendar for attorneys' case load. Produced and completed electronic court filings of legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills and contracts.

Organized and reviewed evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas to support cases and prepare for trial. Prepared witness, discovery, pleading, trial and exhibit binders for oral argument and depositions. Called and set appointments by keeping calendar up to date for attorney and myself. Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses. Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase. Conducted skip traces to obtain case participant information. Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request. Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents. Attended trials and kept minutes to prepare case reports for the clerks and judge. Assessed cases for probable outcomes.

Assisted in complex intellectual property litigation through discovery, trial and extensive client/expert contact.Obtained documents, clearances, certificates and approvals from local, state and federal agencies. Provided Administrative support by entering details such as payments, account information and call logs into the computer system.

Copied, logged and scanned supporting documentation. Litigation Paralegal, 08/2015 to 04/2016

FRANK AZAR & ASSOCIATES – Aurora, CO

Conducted interviews with clients and witnesses to establish key case information. Conducted client interviews and all client intake services.. Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files. Notarized documents.

Completed electronic court filings at the state and federal levels. Organized evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas to support cases and prepare for trial. Conducted settlement negotiations.

Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases. Developed and managed up to 60 cases.

Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase. Conducted skip traces to obtain case participant information. Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request. Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents. Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail. Provided administrative support for staff and attorney. Talent Acquisition - Part Time, 08/2015 to 12/2016 EXPERT MEDICAL SOLUTION – Denver, CO

Licensed healthcare agents nationwide providing contracts. Handled understaffing, disputes, terminating employees and administering disciplinary procedures. Coordinated work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations and employee relations.

Negotiated contracts between talent and E.M.S.

Performed initial client assessment and analysis to begin research process. Paralegal, 03/2015 to 08/2015

WHITE BEAR ANKELE TANAKA & WALDRON – Centennial, CO Provided legal support focused on ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, regulations, laws, and guidelines. Performed paralegal operations, including examination and processing of assorted legal documents. Prepared written opinions to defend the reasoning behind rulings and inform the public of any legal precedent arising from the case.

Drafted memoranda and legal documents under the supervision of staff attorneys. Managed and organized all aspects of corporate and LLC based legal transactions coordinating document flow and logistical preparation for complex legal transactional closings. Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases. Worked as a team with attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants. Reviewed, edited and proofread legislation for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation and formatting. Assessed and inventoried real and personal property for estate planning. Contacted clients to schedule appointments and discuss the progress of cases. Senior Paralegal, 04/2013 to 03/2015

MOELLER GRAF, P.C – Centennial, CO

Managed 7 paralegal professionals working in HOA, Collections and Bankruptcy law. Examined Deed of Trust to determine the grantor, grantee, trustee and loan amount for lien preparation. Used LexisNexis, ICCES and PACER databases for filings. Coordinated firm cases in an easy-to-review format by using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. Trained new employees on company policies and legal standards. Kept minutes during court sessions and staff meetings. Prepared witness, discovery, pleading, trial and exhibit binders for oral argument and depositions. Prepared and electronically filed motions, orders and moving papers for Bankruptcy Courts. Used skip tracing resources to locate debtors and updated information in the system. Processed payments and contracts on accounts.

Entered new cases into company database.

Screened telephone calls and forwarded them to the appropriate departments. Provided administrative support to judicial staff by duplicating and circulating documents, managing office mail, and handling individual requests.

Human Resource Administrative Assistant/Licensing Coordinator, 06/2010 to 04/2013 CONNEXTIONS, INC – Centennial, CO

Managed the receptionist area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.

Designed electronic file systems and maintained electronic and paper files. Handled all media and public relations inquiries.

Served as central point of contact for all outside vendors needing to gain access to the building. Planned meetings and prepared conference rooms.

Dispersed incoming mail to correct recipients throughout the office. Supplied key cards and building access to employees and visitors. Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence. Posted open positions on company and social media websites. Received and screened a high volume of internal and external communications, including email and mail. Conducted reference and background checks on all job applicants. Notarized necessary documentation Developed creative recruiting strategies that met anticipated staffing needs. Managed all phases of recruitment, including defining hiring management needs and posting available positions. Guided candidates through in-house computer testing. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA: 2009

Grandview High School - Centennial, CO

Monica Martin - Attorney - 303-***-****

Richard Manning - Master Electrician - 321-***-**** Alexis Frick - Paralegal - 303-***-**** - ac7l3a@r.postjobfree.com/ ac7l3a@r.postjobfree.com E

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April Murphy - Legal Staff - 720-***-****



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