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Paralegal

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
November 17, 2018

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Emeka Adimora

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ac7p5n@r.postjobfree.com +1-908-***-****

2019

October 2014 - October 2015

October 2006 - March 2010

January 2004 - October 2004

New York Bar Examination

NEW YORK STATE BOARD OF LAW EXAMINERS

APPLICATION PENDING

Call to Bar Certificate

Nigerian Law School, Abuja, Nigeria.

Admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Activities: Member, Law clinic

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

London South Bank University, London, England.

Subjects include: include Immigration & Family law, Employment law, Contract law, Human rights Law. Activities: Moot and Mock Trials.

Member, London South Bank University Student Union Association Foundation In Law

HOLBORN COLLEGE, LONDON, ENGLAND.

Activities: Secretary, Students Social Committee

January 2018 - Date

February 2012 - March 2014

July 2009 - November 2011

Administrative Assistant

HEAVENLY WHEELS, ATLANTA GA

Performing administrative functions to support department including drafting of rental agreements, as well as monitoring rental operations; ensuring rental policy and procedures are followed at branch. Monitoring payments of invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting insurance providers, as well as initiating private pay collections after insurance cancellation, denial or other issue. Performing basic routine data entry within department system, including reconciling and updating confidential billing information, files, and inventory in system. Managing a large volume of incoming calls from customers, open, sort, and route incoming calls and prepare outgoing mails

Ensuring timely payment of all account payable (utilities, license renewals etc). Performing general administrative functions such as faxing, photocopying, mail distribution, and bulk mailings.

LEGAL CORPORATE COMPLIANCE OFFICER

CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION, ABUJA, NIGERIA

Reviewed and assessed applications for the registration of companies, charities and unincorporated associations in Nigeria to regulate foreign direct and portfolio investment in Nigeria. Defended actions against the Commission by aggrieved litigants in federal courts. Participated in mediations and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms among companies involving disputes about their registration, composition or restructuring. Immigration Paralegal

LAWSON TURNER & GILBERT SOLICITORS, LONDON, UK

Prepared, reviewed and filed non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions to the U.K Home office. Managed assigned cases and worked closely with Attorney, as well as international and national clients to meet deadlines by preparing affidavits, drafting forms and organizing legal documents and files. Assisted with initial client interviews to obtain relevant case data and aided with determination of case issues and development of necessary strategies.

Researched, located, obtained and organised client documentation in addition to preparing needed forms and locating and summarizing applicable law.

Responsible for preparing a wide range of immigration applications/petitions/benefits including: Skills

Research

Drafting immigration forms

Proficient in immigration and Asylum law

Superb organisational skills

Ability to follow instructions and take action

independently

Ability to manage cases and work within strict

timelines

Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written

Ability to proofread and edit work product

Good general computer knowledge and typing

skills, including word-processing, email, and

forms software

Excellent client customer service and

interpersonal skills

Professional, respectful attitude towards all

coworkers

Ability to receive and analyse information

Ability to judge appropriate levels of information shared with clients

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Familiar with procedural requirement for various

types of non immigrant/immigrant visas.

Fluent in English and Igbo

Commentator on the role of local authority on

child protection

Travel, dancing, swimming, broadway and the

opera.

Education

Work Experience

Skills

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May 2008 - September 2008

permanent residence, Adjustment of status, Citizenship and work visas such as specialty occupation visa; trainee visa; intra-company transferee visa; treaty traders and investors visas. Responsible for calling the UK Home Office for case updates or issues with pending cases. Researched immigration and government regulations, case law and procedures to support client cases. Advocated and communicated extensively with clients regarding requests for information, case status and immigration procedures.

SUMMER LEGAL INTERN (IMMIGRATION LAW)

KENSINGTON CHAMBERS, LONDON, UK

Performed initial client interview to obtain relevant case information. Assisted attorney with determining case issues and planning case strategy. Investigate, compile and digest facts of the case and arrange for outside interpreter if necessary. Reviewed and organized client documentation.

Researched and analysed legal sources; locate and summarise applicable statutory, regulatory and case law.

Drafted motions and legal memoranda's for attorney review. Prepared appropriate forms regarding client matters before the UK Home office Drafted correspondence to clients, courts, attorneys, etc Coordinated with client to assemble documentation, complete questionnaires and forms, review case status, etc.

Developed, maintained and administered tickler system, database, master dockets and calendars. Reviewed file on a regular basis, consulted with attorney and prepared regular status reports to client. https://www.visualcv.com/rcdmlam3jxi



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