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Legal Assistant Attorney

Location:
United States
Salary:
82,000
Posted:
January 30, 2019

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Experience

CSG, NY, NY September **** - Present

Paralegal /Legal Assistant to 3 Partners and 1 Associate

●Provide administrative support for Partners in corporate real estate and labor employment – corporate immigration, Answer attorney’s direct phone lines and act as liaison between them and the clients, co-counsel and adverse counsel, Provide attorney with direct assistance, such as helping with organization of files, documents, emails and pdfs; Schedule meetings; Calendar management for the 4 partners; Input expense reports and monthly time entries; Travel arrangements - domestic and international

●Compose, format and revise legal documents including all closing documents – mortgages, assignments, leases, etc.;

●Compose, format and revise immigration documents including G-28, I-140, I-765, etc.

Vinson & Elkins LLP, NY, NY March 2017 – September 2018

Legal Assistant/Secretary to 4 Partners and 3 Associates

●Provide administrative support for Partners in corporate, environmental (gas and energy), restructuring and reorganization transactions, including M&A /Capital Markets.

●Compose, format and revise legal documents including correspondence, pdfs and contracts.

●Answer attorney’s direct phone lines and act as liaison between them and the clients, co-counsel and adverse counsel

●Provide attorney with direct assistance, such as helping with organization of files, documents, emails and pdfs; Schedule meetings; Calendar management for the 4 partners; Input expense reports and monthly time entries; Travel arrangements, domestic and international

Genova Burns, LLC, Newark, New Jersey September 2016 – March 2017

Legal Assistant/Paralegal to 3 Associates

●Compose, format and revise legal documents including correspondence, motions, briefs and transcript requests

●Answer attorney’s direct phone lines and act as liaison between them and the clients, various Court systems and adverse counsel

●Provide attorney with direct assistance, such as helping with organization of files, documents and exhibits; trial preparation, witness lists

●Schedule meetings and depositions; Calendar management; Organize and maintain case files; Track and manage all records from file creation to final disposition

●Research on LexisNexis and Westlaw

●Input expense reports and monthly time entries

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, New York, NY December 2012 – September 2016

Legal Assistant/Secretary to 2 Partners and 3 Associates

●Provide administrative support for Partners in financial litigation, commercial litigation including residential mortgage back securities, large banking litigation and multidistrict litigation.

●Compose, format and revise legal documents including correspondence, motions, briefs, complaints, counterclaims, interrogatories and transcript requests

●Answer attorney’s direct phone lines and act as liaison between them and the clients, various Court systems and adverse counsel

●Provide attorney with direct assistance, such as helping with organization of files, documents and exhibits; trial preparation, witness lists

●Schedule meetings and depositions; Calendar management for the 2 partners and 1 associate; Input expense reports and monthly time entries; Travel arrangements, domestic and international

Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, P.C., Denville, NJ June 2008 – December 2012

Legal Assistant/Secretary to Senior Partner

●Provided administrative support for Senior Partner in civil litigation, criminal and family matters (Indictable matters, expungement of criminal records, DYFS matters, DWI and other motor vehicle violations, and Domestic Violence matters)

●Composed, formatted and revised legal documents including correspondence, demands for discovery, motions to suppress, notices of motions, orders, complaints, counterclaims, interrogatories, letter briefs/memorandums, subpoenas, releases and transcript requests

●Answered attorney’s direct phone lines and acted as liaison between him and the clients, various Court systems, Prosecutor offices, Doctors’ offices, experts, Police Departments and co and adverse counsel

●Provided attorney with direct assistance, such as helping with organization of files, documents and exhibits; trial preparation, witness lists

●Managed attorney’s calendar and contacts with Microsoft Outlook; Prepare monthly billings through Tabs;; Scheduled conferences, luncheons, training sessions and travel arrangements; Track and manage all records from file creation to final disposition; Transcribe legal dictation

●Research on LexisNexis and Westlaw

Berkowitz, Lichtstein, Kuritsky, Giasullo & Gross, L.L.C., Roseland, NJ June 2006 – June 2008

Legal Assistant/Assistant Paralegal to Bernard S. Berkowitz, Esq., Senior Partner and Richard S. Finkelstein, Esq., Junior Partner

●Provided administrative support for two (2) estate and tax planning attorneys

●Composed, formatted and revised legal documents including Wills, Living Trust, Insurance Trusts,

Powers of Attorney and Health Care documents

●Answered attorneys’ direct phone lines and acted as liaison between them and the clients, Surrogate Courts, Financial institutions (CPAs and Accountants)

●Provided attorneys with direct assistance, such as helping with organization of files and documents; Managed attorney’s calendar and contacts; Prepared monthly billings through Timeslips; Scheduled conferences, luncheons and travel arrangements; Tracked and managed all records from file creations to final disposition; Transcribed legal dictation

Education

Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ May 2011

Masters of Arts; Law and Governance with a Concentration in Dispute Resolution

Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ December 2007

Paralegal Certification

Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT May 2005

Bachelor of Arts; Major in Public Relations, Minor in Management

Skills

Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, InTapp, Rainmaker, INSZoom, CMS, ChromeRiver, 3E, CarpeDiem, Adobe Professional Reader, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Tabs, PracticeMaster, Timeslips, Lotus Organzier, Storm, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe PageMaker, LexisNexis and Westlaw



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