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Medical Data Entry

Dallas, Texas, United States
December 05, 2018

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Michael A. Carrigan

Rowlett, TX *****



The University of California at Berkeley, BA, History, May 1992.

Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, CA: ABA Paralegal Certificate, June 1995.



January 2017 - Present LYNN PINKER COX HURST

Contract employee originally hired to assist in the preparation of the questionnaire for Attorney General of the Northern District of Texas for Erin Nealy Cox. Ms. Cox was nominated, and is now the Attorney General. Discovered the needle in the haystack in a document review project which proved the case for our client in a multi-million-dollar judgment. Worked on proving plagiarism in an intellectual property case. Other responsibilities include assisting paralegals in trial preparation; summarizing depositions, trial, and hearing transcripts; drafting exhibit lists, data entry, reviewing documents; and researching cases using Westlaw or PACER.

Paralegal Baron & Budd, P.C.

Dallas, Texas

March 2013 – March 2016

Paralegal in the pharmaceutical department. Review files from co-counsel or intake questionnaires and create client matter numbers for new clients; send intake questionnaires and authorizations to new clients; perform intake functions by telephone and email; draft case summaries; draft Plaintiff Fact Sheets and interrogatories; draft correspondence to clients; image and save all documents into case management application; perform internet and Westlaw research; provide status updates to clients or responsible attorney; input data into spreadsheets; draft detailed notes into case management application; order and track medical/pharmacy records; review and summarize medical/pharmacy records; manage case deadlines for multiple cases filed in different jurisdictions.

Contract Paralegal

2000 – 2001; 2003 – 2004; 2007 – 2013

Assist with all phases of trial preparation in employment, intellectual property, personal injury, insurance defense, toxic tort, and pharmaceutical cases. Summarize depositions and medical records; calculate medical bills; create time lines; respond to discovery requests; prepare pretrial memorandums; perform factual research via the Internet; prepare exhibit and witness binders; conduct large-scale review of documents for potential work product and attorney client privileged information via OCR systems; perform lien checks; prepare hot docs log; participate in mock trials.

Paralegal/Records Clerk Fabrega, Hood, Raynes & Fass

Houston, Texas

November 2004 - January 2007

Filing and indexing of records; closed case storage memorandums; drafting deposition summaries for trial and medical chronologies with billing information; file and retrieve documents with various courts; lien checks; JIMS; trial preparation.

Paralegal Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering

Houston, Texas

February 2003 - July 2003

Asbestos case responsibilities included: reviewing all incoming correspondence for relevance. Trial preparation responsibilities included drafting correspondence to clients and medical experts; reviewing discovery and medical records for relevant information for entry into database; ordering medical records, social security records and work histories; drafting master summary charts for mediation and trial; preparing monthly and quarterly client status reports; arranging medical examinations; maintaining casebooks.

Paralegal Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith; Houston, Texas

January 2001 - January 2003

Paralegal in the asbestos dept. Trial preparation responsibilities included: preparation of trial and mediation charts and/or memoranda; preparation of client’s Early Notice Forms; summarizing depositions; reviewing documents for relevance; drafting document review memoranda; performing product research via the internet.

Paralegal Wartnick, Chaber, Horowitz & Tigerman San Francisco, CA.

March 1998 - July 2000

Case management paralegal for a plaintiff’s asbestos firm. Trial preparation responsibilities included: conducting initial client interview; interviewing witnesses; drafting the complaint, discovery, work histories, and product research memoranda; reviewing offensive and defensive discovery; reviewing discovery documents for relevance and drafting document review memoranda; researching prospective defendants via internet, internal libraries and databases; summarizing depositions; maintaining privilege log and casebooks.

Previous legal experience

Case clerk at the intellectual property firm of Fleisler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy.


MS Word, Westlaw, Excel, Outlook, Dropbox, Adobe, Nuance, various time-keeping and data management programs, etc.

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