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Assistant Legal

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
March 13, 2019

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JOSEPH NEALY

ac8rqq@r.postjobfree.com 713-***-**** **20 Oak Rd., Apt. 1808, Pearland, TX 77584

LEGAL ASSISTANT / PARALEGAL

Summary: Highly qualified and exceptionally organized professional with extensive experience in criminal, bankruptcy, and family law and broad knowledge of local, state, and federal court proceedings. Demonstrated capabilities in drafting various legal documents and correspondence including motions, pleadings, briefs, and memos. Recognized for astute attention to detail, strong multitasking skills, and ability to manage heavy caseloads. Areas of expertise:

Legal Research & Writing Trial Preparation Docket Management Client Relations & Interviewing

Investigation Discovery Transcription Alternative Dispute Resolution Office Administration

Probate cases

Litigation

Bankruptcy Schedules Witness Preparation Contract Review & Negotiation Electronic Case Filing

Computer Skills: MS Office Suite, LexisNexis, Best Case Bankruptcy Software

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & ACHIEVEMENTS

Law Office Alex Udorah, Houston, TX 2015 to 2017

Legal Assistant/ Paralegal Assistant

Enlisted for support role by firm specializing in business, criminal, wills-trusts-probate, and school law. Conduct in-depth legal research, interview clients, and prepare witnesses, discovery files, pleadings, and trial exhibits. Handle Chapter 7, 11, and 13 schedules, motions, and filing duties.

Serve as go-to legal assistant for bankruptcy as well as criminal defense cases (state and federal) based on extensive knowledge and experience.

Law Office Thomas Glen 2013-2013

Nealy & Associates Attorney at Law, Houston, TX 1995 to 2005

Attorney

Owned/operated solo practice primarily focused in criminal law. Represented clients in county, district, state, and federal courts as well as pretrial diversion programs, felony and misdemeanor trials, appellate briefings, and post-conviction remedies. Performed discovery, prepared witnesses, authored pleadings, formed oral arguments, and developed trial exhibits. Employed team of 3: Legal Assistant, Clerk, and Secretary.

Gained exposure to complex cases including prosecution of criminal narcotics and illegal gun use.

Additional Experience: Attorney, Slaughter & Nealy, PLLC, Houston, TX

Assistant/ Office Clerk

Castle Assistant .. 1990-1994

Dealing with new clients for buildings over Houston an Dallas, Texas.

EDUCATION

JD, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX

BS, Political Science, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX

AFFILIATION

Kappa Alpha Psi



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