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Paralegal/legal

Location:
Union, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
February 18, 2019

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Valentina Failla

**** **** ******, **** *-* Roselle, New Jersey 07203

Telephone: 908-***-****

OBJECTIVE

To secure a position where I can utilize my knowledge and skills, with potential for upward mobility, personal and professional growth.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Paralegal 4/2007-Present McDermott & McGee, LLP- Millburn, New Jersey

Responsible for phones, scheduling appointments, computing, filing, court filings, preparation of legal pleadings and correspondence, scheduling depositions, manage attorney calendar, creating and revising agreements, discovery, motions, Complaints, Answers, opening files, maintaining pleading indexes, and tracking deadlines.

Communicate and interact effectively with clients, Court personnel, attorneys and other support staff on a daily basis.

Currently working for three partners, two associates and covering for secretaries that are on vacation and on disability. I am also the in-house IT technician for the firm.

Paralegal 8/2001-3/2007 Law Office of Fred Shahrooz Scampato, P.C. Westfield, New Jersey

Responsible for phones, scheduling appointments, computing, filing, court filings, preparation of legal pleadings and correspondence, scheduling depositions, manage attorney calendar, creating and revising agreements, discovery, motions, complaints, answers, opening files, maintaining pleading indexes, and tracking deadlines.

Communicate and interact effectively with clients, Court personnel, attorneys and other support staff on a daily basis.

Develop and implement office procedure.

Other duties include monthly client billing, bill paying, ordering supplies, and monthly tax deposits.

Notary Public.

Human Resource Manager 1/2000-8/2001 Foodrama Shoprite Franklin Park, New Jersey

Interviewing, hiring and training of candidates.

Processing and updating of employee HR paperwork.

Successfully managed employee problems and disputes.

Prepare employee new hire packets, updating forms and information as needed.

Maintained highest levels of professionalism, productivity and employee morale.

Demo Coordinator /Customer Service 11/1997-1/2000 BJ’s Wholesale Club Edison, New Jersey

Prepare weekly schedules for demonstrators.

Work with buyers and team leaders to order product for the demonstration.

Work with vendors/coordinate vendor demo schedules.

Complete all demonstration reports and invoices accurately and submit them in a timely manner.

Responsible for the personnel function, managing immediate staff of ten employees.

Customer Service

Cashier

EDUCATION

Linden High School Linden, New Jersey

College Preparatory Studies

Graduated: 1997 with Honors

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Able to quickly adapt to new situations and systems.

Strong interpersonal, administrative and organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize and manage workload, work independently as well as part of a team, comfortable with a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, multi-task environment.

Excellent customer service and communication skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Corel Word Perfect, Internet Explorer, Quicken, Quickbooks, Time & Chaos, Easy Case & Billing and Microsoft Outlook.

Fluent in Italian and speak Spanish.

REFERENCES

Richard P. Maggi 908-***-****

Anthony Verardi 908-***-****

Bruno K. Brunini 201-***-****

Simona Page 908-***-****

Heide Klein 732-***-****

Stephanie Parker-Lewis 862-***-****

Maria Ruiz 908-***-****



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