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Microsoft Office Real Estate

Katy, Texas, 77449, United States
February 04, 2019

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Monica Duran

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Katy, Texas 77449

713-***-**** (C)


Litigation/ Civil Disputes

Seven years stable experience in breach of contract litigation. Strong organizational skills in a high-volume fast- pace environment. Pleasant professional personality with clients, fellow team members and court staff. Proficiencies include commercial banking, real estate, product liability, personal liability, insurance (liability and fraud) and subrogation claims. Trained in F.D.C.P.A compliance, CLS operating platform, Westlaw, Simon, PACE, ProDoc and Microsoft Office 2007-365

*Client intake interviewing

*Investigation and Filing suit

*Skip tracing and Service of process

*Docket calendar and Trial preparation

*Judgment and Discovery

*Post-judgment remedies

Professional Experience

The DeGrasse Law Firm, P.C., Houston, TX 2014-Present Litigation Paralegal

Handles large mixed variety client inventory, addresses client expectations, instructs them on what they will be expected to produce, attest and witness to in order to prevail. Draft pleadings, set hearings and stay abreast on the quirks of opposing counsel, the Texas Judiciary and eFilng rules of each county. Independent worker extremely organized and always willing to support and help other team members as the pressure and enthusiasm for success shows cause.

United Recovery Systems, L.P., Houston, TX 2009-2014 Litigation Network Liaison

Maintained a fifty plus attorney network for a large credit card company. Communicated settlement parameters, status of litigated cases and consumer complaint histories between client and attorneys. Supported collection floor, prepared materials for audits, product incentives and commercial travel related offers. Posted settlement payments.


August 2013 University of Houston School of Continuing And Professional Studies, Paralegal Studies

May 1994 Bachelor of Arts/ Government History/University of New Orleans

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