Enthusiastic entry-level paralegal with experience in writing, analyzing, and management assisting attorneys. While at Valdosta State University, I have developed technical, ready-to-go skills at legal assisting including legal research, documentation writing, analytical reasoning, and upholding paralegal workplace morals.
Valdosta State University
Fall 2017 – Spring 2019
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Legal Assistant Studies. Graduating summa cum laude. Joined the National Association of Legal Assistants and interned as a paralegal for the Lowndes County Solicitor General in the Spring of 2019.
Lowndes County Solicitor General’s Office – Intern Legal Secretary
February 2019-May 2019
Close misdemeanor cases on MoonTracker legal software, organize case reports by folder, and attend criminal court case hearings. Worked closely with victim advocates and learned about the office environment for criminal justice workers.
Campaign to Elect Twitty Titus – Legislative Analyst
May 2018-November 2018
Conveyed opinions through professional writing and document drafting about policy proposals for a Thomasville-based candidate.
Thomas County School System – Substitute Teacher
March 2018-May 2019
Fill in positions for the day for teachers and paraprofessional educators to supervise students, organize lesson plans, and handle flexible hour-to-hour schedules.
Organizational skills in office and worktable management making the legal workplace more orderly and convenient for legal services.
Legal researching from notable legal tech websites such as LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Google Scholar.
Critical thinking expertise to build on legal reasoning and ideas argue for the attorney’s client(s).
Upholding ethics in the workplace by obliging to guidelines and protocols concerning paralegal conduct set by the National Association of Legal Assistant and the American Bar Association.
Spanish language that I can speak and write in paragraphs on a medium level of expertise from three semesters in college.