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Paralegal

Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Posted:
May 07, 2019

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MARCIA J. CLAUSEN

ac9blm@r.postjobfree.com

913-***-****

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Extensive experience drafting appellate briefs, including the United States District Court for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the United States District Court of the State of Kansas, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas, Social Security Appeals Counsel, the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri, the Supreme Court of Kansas, the Court of Appeals of Kansas, the District Court of Johnson County, Kansas, the Office of Administrative Hearings for Kansas.

Oral Arguments before the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri. Proficient with the electronic filing systems for the District Court of Johnson County, State of Kansas E-flex filing system, State of Missouri Court e-filing system; CM-ECF for federal court filings. Longstanding experience with Word; some experience with Excel. EXPERIENCE

Gregory V. Blume November 2006 – Present

Overland Park, Kansas

Research Assistant

Draft pleadings and appellate briefs for various Kansas District Courts, Court of Appeals for Kansas, Supreme Court of Kansas, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Circuit Court of Jackson County, and Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District. Assist during all phases of litigation.

McNeile Pappas PC. November 2005 – October 2006

Overland Park, Kansas

Legal Secretary

Type pleadings, draft waiver letters, prepare garnishments, filing. Secretary At Law

2005 - 2006

Independent contract work for multiple attorneys and law firms in the Kansas City area. Charlton Manley, Inc. October 2001 – May 2005

Overland Park, Kansas

Assist accounting department with reports, assist Chief Executive Officer as needed, draft and mail correspondence, assist agents and public as needed, oversee supplies. Johnson County Community College

Adult Continuing Education

Fall semester 2000 – Spring semester 2001

Assist department head, help public with finding appropriate classes and registration, coordinate with other services and departments, design brochures for adult continuing education brochures. Independent Contract Attorney 1991 -2000

Research projects for primarily solo practitioners, including drafting and filing appellate briefs and pretrial motions.

Jennings Linscott & Cutter 1992 – 1996

Kansas City, Missouri

Staff Attorney – part-time

Review, assess, draft and file Social Security briefs with the Appeals Council, United States District Court for the State of Kansas and for the Western District of Missouri. Working within context of disability requirements, including familiarity with employment guidelines and medical records. William H. Pickett, P.C. 1988 – 1991

Kansas City, Missouri

Staff Attorney

Draft and file pleadings and briefs at all stages of litigation, including post-trial motions, appellate briefs and appellate arguments. Extensive work with review of medical records and prognoses for future limitations for victims of medical malpractice and products liability. EDUCATION

University of Missouri School August 1983 – May 1986 Kansas City, Missouri Juris Doctor

GPA: 2.8

American Jurisprudence Award Estates and Trusts II; 1996Urban Lawyer, Assistant Research Editor; Research Assistant to Professor Patrick D. Kelly. University of South Dakota January 1976 – May 1979 Vermillion, South Dakota Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Psychology, minor in Latin and sociology.

North High School September 1973 – January 1976

General Studies

REFERENCES

Courtney Whiteley

Attorney at Law. ac9blm@r.postjobfree.com

Cordell & Cordell

Independence, Missouri

Dan Parker, President

Parker Payne, Inc. ac9blm@r.postjobfree.com

Overland Park, Kansas

Lori Peterson

Attorney at Law. ac9blm@r.postjobfree.com

Overland Park, Kansas



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