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Legal Assistant Insurance

Location:
Hollywood, Florida, United States
Posted:
March 26, 2019

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Monica M. Padron

Pembroke Pines, FL ***** 786-***-**** ac8wlv@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

Professional, bilingual, certified paralegal with over 10 years of Legal experience in various disciplines. Possess exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Possess computer literacy in MS Office software including Word, Excel, Electronic Filing and Outlook. Knowledgeable in Client profile software/Aderant Total Office.

Work Experience

LEGAL ASSISTANT- INSURANCE DEFENSE LAW LAW OFFICES OF SCOTT KLOTZMAN, P.A. P.A. 2018 TO 2018, HOLLYWOOD, FL

·Prepare, process and coordinate court filings, pleadings, depositions, sworn statements, examination under oath, mediations, meetings, hearings and subpoenas

·Liaison with opposing counsels’ offices, judicial assistants and court personnel

·Open and manage client files; calendared deadlines

·Prepared and e-filed new law suits; Civil Cover Sheets and Summons

·Mailed out settlement checks

·Manage the billing for all attorneys’ hours; main calendars

·Responsible for sending Letter of Representation to Insurance Company

LEGAL ASSISTANT- INSURANCE DEFENSE LAW BAZINSKY, KORMAN & BAKER, P.A. 2007 TO 2018, PLANTATION, FL

·Prepare, process and coordinate court filings, pleadings, depositions, sworn statements, examination under oath, mediations, meetings, hearings and subpoenas

·Type discoveries, notices and general correspondence

·Manage the billing for all attorneys’ hours; main calendars

·Liaison with opposing counsels’ offices, judicial assistants and court personnel

·Open and manage client files; calendared deadlines

·Prepared and e-filed new law suits; Civil Cover Sheets and Summons

MORTAGE LOAN PROCESSOR TOWN CENTER LENDING 2005 TO 2007, WESTON, FL

·Pre-qualified customers with potential lenders to obtain competitive interest rates and prepared processed mortgage loan packages, ensuring the collection of appropriate paperwork to finalize loans

·Verified and validated supporting income along with assets and liability documents

·Ordered and inspected title commitments, closing protection letters, property surveys, insurance, HOA, payoff statements, housing inspection, reports and appraisals

LEGAL ASSISTANT -PERSONAL INJURY & WORKMEN’S COMPENSATION TOGYESE, KATZ, HANKIN & KATZ, 2004 TO 2005, HOLLYWOOD, FL

·Prepared and typed legal and general correspondence including depositions, pleadings, mediations, motions and hearings

·Scheduled and coordinated all Independent Medical Examinations

·Provided Adjusters with incoming discovery and medical records

·Interacted with opposing counsels’ offices, judges, clerks and administrative personnel of the courts

·Provided assistance to attorneys in calendaring, diary deadlines

·Managed and maintained extensive client files.

SENIOR STAFF ASSOCIATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, 2001 TO 2004, CORAL GABLES, FL

·Assisted in the recruitment of students on training grants; Responsible for coordination, reconciling and tracking Federal Grants

·Supervised eight graduate assistant students and tracked credit hours worked

·Ordered, managed and maintained training and testing material

·Prepared budgets, managed petty cash totaling $3k and processed payroll

·Handled confidential student records and data

·Prepared travel arrangements, coordinated special events planning and budgets.

LEGAL ASSISTANT - FORECLOSURE LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J STERN, 1997 TO 2001, PLANTATION, FL

·Prepared and processed all legal proceedings in bankruptcy/foreclosure cases

·Prepared Assignment of Mortgage, Lien Letters, Title Claim Letters, Pleadings and Motions

·Filed court documents and prepared Summons and Complaint for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac files

Education

Paralegal Certification

University of Miami-Coral Gables, FL

2005

Associates of Arts in Elementary Education

Miami-Dade Community College- Miami, FL

1993

High School Diploma

Monsignor Edward Pace High School, Miami, FL

1991



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