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Administrative Assistant / Legal Secretary

Location:
Jackson Township, New Jersey, United States
Salary:
Competitive and Negotiable
Posted:
November 07, 2018

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Michael W. Sultana

*** ******* ***** ****

Jackson, NJ 08527

732-***-****

SKILLS

Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant / Word Processor / Data Entry Input

Software: MS Word 2003, XP, 2007, 2010, PCDocs, iManage/Interwoven, FileSite/Worksite, MS Outlook, WordPerfect 7, Adobe Acrobat, Chrome River, Carpe Diem; DTE, Basic QuickBooks, Data Entry,

Typing: 65 wpm; Dictaphone; Trained in PowerPoint, Excel and e-Filing

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO), Trenton, NJ October 2018 to November 2018

Temporary Legal Secretary in Division of Law – State of New Jersey

LTCO advocates for the rights of residents of long-term care facilities and investigates allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation. LTCO is the voice of the state’s most vulnerable institutionalized elderly citizens.

Create, edit and maintain advocate case files, including correspondence, from input to resolution

Creating, editing and proofreading of legal documents

Telephone coverage, filing, faxing, scanning and copying

Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ August 2017 to February 2018

Temporary Legal Secretary in Division of Law – State of New Jersey

Daily correspondence; incoming and outgoing mail

Telephone coverage, filing, faxing, scanning and copying

Fuggi Law Firm, Toms River, NJ October 2016 to April 2017

Legal Administrative Assistant at Litigation / Workers Compensation law firm.

Enter daily Workers Compensation Attorney Calendar Notice into Lawyers Diary, Word 2010 Diary and WC List on daily basis along with client appointments and reminders/deadlines

General correspondence (including dictation), Ready Hold and Adjournment forms, On Call & Appearance letters and mailing of Authorization to Disclose Medical Information to medical facilities

Maintain client files for upcoming court dates as scheduled in daily Workers Compensation Attorney Calendar

Telephone coverage, filing, faxing, copying, scanning, incoming/outgoing mail, print out e-mails w/attachments

Enter attorney time and general office expenses (faxing, postage, copying) into QuickBooks

File documents with local courthouses

Open and close client files

Semi-retired - July 2012 to September 2016

Worked various short and long-term temporary assignments at New York and New Jersey based law firms. Assignments included secretarial/administrative duties in Litigation, Family Law, Banking Finance, Workers Compensation, Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Mergers & Acquisitions areas.

Reardon Anderson, LLC –Tinton Falls, NJ – Legal Secretary – August 2016

Frank S. Salzer, Esq. –Toms River, NJ – Legal Secretary – May 2016

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ –Wall, NJ – Data Entry – October – November 2015

E. Keith Henderson – Manasquan, NJ – Legal Secretary - August – September 2014

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP - New York, NY – Legal Secretary – July – December 2013

Christopher T. Campbell LLC, Freehold, NJ Nov 2011 - June 2012

Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant for solo practitioner in Criminal Law.

Managed the office on a day-to-day-basis; Liaising with clients via telephone

Reception, bookkeeping, daily calendaring court appearance dates

Creating, editing and proofreading of legal documents pertaining to criminal cases

Daily correspondence, incoming/outgoing mail, time entry, new matters, disbursements, filing, faxing & copying

ICM Data Services, NY, NY Jan 2008 - Aug 2011

Data Entry Operator

Daily data entry input and verification of various client documents

Entered medical data onto Internet client database for Children’s Aid Society

Telephone coverage, and incoming/outgoing mail

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, NY, NY April 2006 - Nov 2007

Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant

For Partners and Associates in the Corporate Securities, Banking Finance, Bankruptcy, Litigation, and IP Litigation areas.

Document production (creating, editing and proofreading of legal documents including pre-trial briefs, affidavits, depositions, prospectuses, agreements, information memorandums)

Daily correspondence, and incoming and outgoing mail

Attorney time entry, maintained calendar, travel arrangements

Opening new matters, disbursements, telephone coverage, filing, faxing and copying

Covered reception area and provided services including E-Filing to attorneys as Evening Secretary/Word Processor as needed during the week

Dechert LLP, NY, NY May 2003 - April 2005

Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant

For Partners and Associates in the Litigation, Banking Finance and Corporate Securities (Mergers & Acquisitions) area.

Document production (creating, editing and proofreading of legal documents including pre-trial briefs, memorandum of law, affidavits, depositions, prospectuses, agreements, information memorandums)

Daily correspondence, and incoming and outgoing mail

Attorney time entry, maintained calendar, travel arrangements, new matters, disbursements

Telephone coverage, filing, faxing and copying

Covered reception area and provided back-up for Word Processing Center

Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP, NY, NY Sept 1999 - Feb 2003

Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant

For Corporate Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions) and Corporate Associates (Business & Technology).

Document production (creating, editing and proofreading of legal documents including offering circulars and information memorandums)

Daily correspondence, and incoming and outgoing mail

Attorney time entry, maintained calendar, travel arrangements, new matters, disbursements, telephone coverage, filing, faxing and copying

Covered reception area and provided back-up for Word Processing Center

Linklaters & Paines, NY, NY Sept 1986 to Nov 1998

Legal Secretary/Word Processing Specialist

In NY branch office of British law firm for Corporate, Tax and International Finance lawyers and partners.

Document production (creating, editing and proofreading of legal documents including offering circulars and information memorandums)

Daily correspondence, and incoming and outgoing mail

Attorney time entry, maintained calendar, travel arrangements, new matters, disbursements, telephone coverage, filing, faxing and copying

Provided back-up for Word Processing Center

EDUCATION

Plainedge High School, North Massapequa, NY / Midwood High School, Brooklyn, NY

Graduated June 1960

MILITARY SERVICE

U.S. Navy – June 1964 – May 1968 –

Served as Personnelman (E-4) aboard USS Saratoga (CVA-60) from 1965 to 1968



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