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Executive Assistant

Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Salary:
50,000
Posted:
November 16, 2018

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JOANNA BERRETT

ac7ptq@r.postjobfree.com

801-***-****

EXPERIENCE

Robinson, Seiler & Anderson, LC 2012-2016

Provo, UT

Legal Assistant/Paralegal/Executive Assistant

Work directly for the owner/senior partner, Mark F. Robinson and partners Derek T. Marshall, Jared Anderson and Morgan Fife.

Case Management and Project Management:

Drafted corporate formation documents for large and small companies, contracts, correspondence, pleadings and discovery

Organized and assembled pleadings and exhibits for trial

Researched and summarized legal issues

Managed my attorneys work and personal calendars

Communicated with our clients regularly to keep them up-to-date on their matters

Met with clients to go over paperwork and assist them in completing required documentation for our bankruptcy, litigation, estate planning and probate matters

Created streamlined system for managing casework

Assisted in training of new employees

In charge of setting up case related meetings, depositions and hearings

Prepared new client files

Kept track of continuing education statuses and seminars

In charge of organizing firm events

Renewed firm’s annual malpractice insurance by completing extensive application process

Input monthly billing time

Burkhalter, Kessler, Clement & George, LLP 2011

Irvine, CA

Legal Assistant/Paralegal/Executive Assistant

Worked directly for the owner/senior partner, Alton G. Burkhalter.

Formed corporations and LLC’s for the firm’s clients

Maintained corporate minute books and communicated daily with the California Secretary of State and Department of Corporations

Corresponded daily with clients to keep them up-to-date on their matters

Drafted and produced a variety of corporate documents i.e. Operating Agreements, Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation, Minutes and Consents

Maintained court and personal calendars and tracked deadlines

Coordinated meetings, events and travel

Met with clients to discuss their needs and often execute documents

Drafted Retention Agreements for potential new clients

Oversaw office appearance and presentation

Burkhalter, Michaels, Kessler & George, LLP 2000-2002

Irvine, CA

Legal Assistant/Office Administrator

Worked in business litigation with the managing partner, Jonathan A. Michaels.

Transcribed, finalized and drafted a variety of motions, discovery and correspondence

Worked daily with the courts to file pleadings

Assisted in preparing for trial

Coordinated meetings and events

In charge of coordinating weekly interoffice calendar meetings

Maintained court calendar and tracked deadlines

Law Offices of W. Douglas Easton 1997-2000

Costa Mesa, CA

Legal Secretary

Worked in plaintiff personal injury and medical malpractice for Brian W. Easton.

Transcribed, finalized and drafted a variety of motions, discovery and correspondence

Worked daily with the courts to file pleadings

Assisted in preparing for trial

Maintained court calendar and tracked deadlines.

Giles & Burkhalter 1990-1997

Costa Mesa, CA

Legal Secretary

A business litigation firm where I worked directly for Alton G. Burkhalter and Terry M. Giles.

Transcribed a variety of motions, discovery and correspondence

Worked daily with the courts to file pleadings

Assisted in preparing for trial

Maintained calendar and tracked deadlines

Coordinated travel for my attorneys and their clients

COMPUTER SKILLS

Skilled at PC/MAC, Proficient in Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, TimeSlips, Excel, EZ-Filing, GreenFiling (court e-filing program), Greenvelope, Eventbrite, MailChimp, Internet savvy, Type 60+ wpm

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/SKILLS

Proficient in Spanish; Notary Public for the State of Utah

Service for the non-profit foundation, Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.). This foundation was formed to fight child sex trafficking and slavery in the United States and around the globe.

EDUCATION

Phlebotomy Training Specialists, Salt Lake City, UT (Phlebotomy Technician Certification)

I.V. Training Center, Salt Lake City, UT (I.V. Technician Certification)

Utah EKG Training, Salt Lake City, UT (EKG Technician Certification)

Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA (Legal course)

Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA (General education and legal assistant courses)

Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, CA (Litigation course)

University of California Irvine (Paralegal program)



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