Orlando, Florida *****
To obtain an opportunity that will allow me to utilize all of my interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills for the success and growth of my employer.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
A highly proficient administrative professional who is skilled in coordinating and scheduling meetings, processing accounts receivable and payable, as well as managing incoming calls, messages and operating all office machines. Possesses strong interpersonal skills, is an effective bilingual communicator; speaking both English and Spanish, with experience in working with the public and handling sensitive and confidential information. Works well independently and is a solid team contributor.
Law Offices of Hector I. Rodriguez, New Brunswick, New Jersey Sept 2015 – Present
Organize client correspondence, prepare mailings, and handle high call volumes.
Manage trial calendar, judicial calendar, and master calendar.
Accurately enter client data into a company-based software program.
Worker’s Compensation, Criminal, Municipal, Real Estate, Wills, and small claims work from the beginning to the end of the file.
Investigated case law matters and prepared for trials and depositions.
Draft legal documents and prepared investigative questions for trial and depositions.
Contacted law enforcements agencies and obtained necessary information.
Prepared and submitted all documents related to litigation in a timely manner.
NJ Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development, Plainfield NJ Feb 2009 – Jul 2015
INTERMITTENT LABOR CLERK Furlough
Performs in person claimant interviews, advising of their rights and responsibilities under Unemployment Insurance Law, including the right to appeal
Processes initial and continued claims, overpayments, adjustments and refunds
Advise claimants of any human resources/social services agencies that are able to assist them, including reemployment personnel
Provide bilingual support to assist in claimant interviews, claims processing or problem resolution
Monitor phones, offering directions and answering questions.
PREFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued)
Law Offices of Alberto Ulloa, Union, NJ Apr 2006 –Sept 2008
Retrieved legal documents, i.e., Summons, Complaints, Answers, Affidavit, Affidavit Services, Stipulation, Discontinuance of Action, Proof of Service, Certification, Acknowledgement of Service, and data entered necessary information
Certified Divorce/Workers Compensation judgments as requested
Processed in-person and over-the-phone customer requested
Handled Personal Injury Litigation, Motion, Judgments and Pleadings
Maintained the firm’s official papers ensuring that they were correctly filed in the legal folders
PREFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued)
Law Offices of Hector I. Rodriguez, New Brunswick, New Jersey Aug 2001 – Mar 2006
PARALEGAL/ASSISTANT OFFICE MANAGER
Maintained firm’s files including client billing and resolution of firm and clients accounts, insuring that official papers were correctly filed in legal folders
Retrieved legal documents i.e., Affidavit, Affidavit Services, Stipulation, Discontinuance of Action, Proof of Service, Certification, Acknowledgement of Service, and data entered necessary information
Certified Divorce judgment as requested. Handled in-person and over-the-phone customer requests, e.g., costs associated with purchasing index numbers and certifying divorce judgments
Manage payroll; maintaining employees logs, calculating all accurate vacation and sick pay as well as deducting and crediting employees accordingly for pay periods
North Plainfield Board of Education, North Plainfield, NJ Oct 1999 – Jun 2001
Assisted with student enrollment, interpreting English to Spanish for staff members, students and families
Performed general office duties such as managing switchboard, faxing, copying and filing
Union County College – Cranford, NJ Associates in Accounting
The Horizon Paralegal Institute - Linden, NJ – Paralegal Certificate
State of New Jersey – Notary Public