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Litigatioin Paralegal or Legal Assistant

Location:
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Posted:
November 28, 2018

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CATHERINE M. KUMMET

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

Rio Rancho NM 87124

505-***-****

Email: ac7ti6@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE:

HARVEY & KOSCHTIAL

Albuquerque, NM

****-****

Job Title: Receptionist/Legal Assistant

Answering phones

Scheduling Conference Calls

Requesting records

Correspondence with clients

Calendaring – (Outlook) – Appointments, Court Appearances, Deadlines

Other duties as requested

STIFF KEITH & GARCIA PC

Albuquerque NM

2010 to 2017

Job Title: Paralegal, Insurance Defense

Drafting Documents, including Pleadings, Discovery Responses, Witness and Exhibit Lists, and general correspondence

Preparation of Exhibits and Notebooks for Mediations, Arbitrations, and Trials

Requesting, Reviewing, and Summarizing medical records

Preparing Deposition Summaries

Preparation of chronologies of events, both medical and non-medical

Locating and interviewing witnesses

Determining and obtaining other relevant records.

Other duties as requested

BUTT THORNTON & BAEHR PC

Albuquerque NM

2003 to 2010

Job Title: Paralegal

Drafting Documents, including Pleadings, Discovery Responses, and general correspondence

Preparation of Exhibits and Notebooks for Mediations, Arbitrations, and Trials

Requesting, Reviewing, and Summarizing medical records,

Preparing Deposition Summaries

Preparation of chronologies of events, both medical and non-medical,

Locating and interviewing witnesses,

Determining and obtaining other relevant records.

Other duties as requested

JENSEN BELL CONVERSE & ERICKSON

(Plaintiff oriented law firm)

St. Paul, MN

1987 to 2003

Job Title: Paralegal

Initial interview of potential clients

Drafting Documents, including Pleadings, Discovery Responses, and general correspondence

Requesting, reviewing, and summarizing medical records,

Preparation of detailed summary and evaluation of client’s potential claims prior to Settlement conferences

Preparation of Exhibits and Notebooks for Mediations, Arbitrations, and Trials

Personal responsibility for 3rd party Workers Compensation claims, (similar to subrogation)

(Duties included drafting pleadings, preparation of Exhibits documenting claims, attending Court Proceedings on behalf of the 3rd party- including Settlement Conferences, Pre-Trials, and Workers Compensation Trials, and having Settlement authority on behalf of the 3rd party.

EDUCATION:

UNM – Albuquerque NM

Paralegal Certificate (Course taken to provide familiarity with New Mexico Law)

University of Minnesota- Minneapolis, MN

Mini-Med School for Lawyers

(Intense, hands on, 12 week course, meeting twice weekly for 5 hours, consisting of classroom instruction in medicine and hands on training in the anatomy lab with donated cadavers, under supervision of third year medical students)

Inver Hills Community College- Inver Grove Heights MN

AAS – Major in Paralegal Studies (ABA Approved Course)

In excess of 170 hours of Continuing Legal Education Credits, primarily in the areas of Minnesota Workers Compensation Law and Practice, and general Medical Conditions and Treatment.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Microsoft Office program suite

Outlook

Excel

WorldDox,

ProLaw

Tabs

Counsel Link

Internet Medical transmittal sites (HealthPort, MRO, etc)

Extensive knowledge of medical terminology and medical conditions



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