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Brooklyn, NY
Posted:
March 04, 2019

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BLANQUITA GOMEZCOELLO

Brooklyn, NY ***** 917-***-**** ac8oaf@r.postjobfree.com

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

Philosophy & Economics of Law, Money & Banking, Macroeconomic Analysis

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

FRIEDMAN KAPLAN SEILER & ADELMAN LLP, New York, NY February 2016-October 2017

Paralegal

Organized and maintained case files in paper and in electronic form of all court documents, spreadsheets, evidence transcripts and correspondence in the firm’s filing system

Assisted in all aspects of trial preparation and arbitrations such as preparing witness binders, organizing case exhibits, reviewing deposition transcripts and performing factual research

Conducted legal research using legal online resources such as Westlaw, LexisNexis and Bloomberg Law

Helped throughout the discovery exchange utilizing programs such as relativity, concordance, viewpoint to create searches, tags and reviewing document productions

Translated conference calls, meetings with clients and legal documents from English to Spanish

GRAMERCY STAR CAFÉ, New York, NY September 2013-January 2016

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Managed the accounting of the restaurant, and all business transactions

Organized catering events for Baruch college and large corporate customers

Trained and familiarize new employees with restaurant protocols

ROMERO D & ASOCIADOS LAW FIRM, Guayaquil, Ecuador Summer 2013 & Summer 2014 Legal Assistant

Managed agendas, transferred calls and assisted clients with basic needs

Managed invoicing, mailing, faxing and any other arrangements of legal documents to clients

Assisted attorneys with the research and gathering of legal documents

Collaborated in cases that aimed to provide legal aid to families with scarce resources

DISTRIBUIDORA ROMERO REYES, Ecuador, Guayaquil Summer 2012

Marketing Assistant

Organized marketing activities, such as promotional events for new big company products

Negotiated with vendors, processed merchandise returns and exchanges and administered the prices

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, New York, NY Summer 2015 & Summer 2018

Interpreter

Facilitated effective communication by translating a whole Art History class from English to Spanish and vise versa between a group of Chilean students and two professors

Converted written material from Spanish to English such as homework assignments, class projects

MAMMA MIA PIZZA RESTAURANT, Brooklyn, NY October 2011-August 2013

Restaurant Manager

Directed employees and prepared their payroll, maintaining a balanced budget in order to pay restaurant bills

Established and executed plans for restaurant sales, profit and staff development

EDUCATION

Fordham University, Bronx, NY May 2015

Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a Minor in Philosophy

IT SKILLS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Concordance, Relativity, Viewpoint, Westlaw, LexisNexis Adobe Acrobat, Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point

Mac and Windows Operating Systems Fluent Spanish, conversional French

COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND DEVELOPMENT

Helping in various capacities the Spanish speaking community such as tutoring math and translating



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