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Assistant Legal

Ambler, Pennsylvania, 19002, United States
October 04, 2016

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*** **** ** ~ Philadelphia, PA 19148

267-***-**** ~


Over 20 years experience as a Legal Assistant posses in depth knowledge of legal terminology working within a variety of fast paced law settings, directly supporting Managing Partners and Owners. Strong communicator, praised for detail oriented mind set in conducting legal research, adept client interaction skills and commended ability to prioritize tasks under looming deadlines as well as a team player with excellent organizational skills. AREAS OF EXPERTISE

● MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook

● PowerPoint

● Lotus SmartSuite

● QuickBooks

● WordPerfect

● Timeslips 11

● TimeMatters, Worldox & Worksite

● LexisNexis, Martindale Hubbell, Westlaw

● E Filing & Pacer

● Winscribe

● Citrix


Williams Lopatto Harty, PLLC – P hiladelphia, PA J anuary, 2015 April, 2015 LEGAL ASSISTANT

● Provide clerical and administrative support to Thomas S. Harty, partner of the firm and a trial attorney specializing in commercial litigation.

● Duties include operating and overseeing all office equipment, supplies, transcription, e filing, attorney calendaring, client and firm expense records, maintain client files as well as electronically, scheduling of court reporters, answer telephones and greet clients, mail distribution, as well as provide assistance to our paralegal with any and all duties.

The Chartwell Law Offices – P hiladelphia, PA August, 2013 – February, 2014 LEGAL ASSISTANT

● Provides professional clerical and administrative support to four attorneys in a mid size law firm specializing in insurance defense litigation and related business matters.

● Performed all legal and clerical duties including attorney expense records, attorney calendaring, e filing, scanning, drafting and proofreading pleadings and correspondence, travel arrangements, sort, scan and distribute incoming mail, prepare all outgoing mail, maintain client files as well as attorney admin files.

● Schedule court reporters and conference room for depositions and prepare for same. Griesing Law, LLC – P hiladelphia, PA April, 2011 – April, 2013 LEGAL ASSISTANT

● Provided clerical and administrative support to five attorneys as well as the Director of Administration in a small but very prestigious law firm that specialized in employment law, media, litigation, transactional and related business matters.

● Front office point of contact which consisted of meeting and welcoming clients and provided assistance when needed.

● Answer telephones with courteous and professional communication, scan, edit and proofread materials, prepare all outgoing mailing, submission of conflict reports for new clients, filing, e filing, maintain client files assisted the Director with marketing and research projects.

● Prepare travel and expense arrangements including calendaring same.

● Post daily time for all attorneys and assist the preparation of monthly billing.

● Schedule meetings, arrange for conference rooms and meal arrangements including the scheduling of vendors, court reporters, etc.

Deeb, Petrakis, Blum, & Murphy, P.C. – P hiladelphia, PA August, 2010 – February, 2011 EXECUTIVE LEGAL ASSISTANT

● Provided professional and effective legal and administrative support to four attorneys specializing in commercial and business litigation, estate and trust, corporate, real estate, business transactional, and general matters of law.

● Performed a multitude of all legal and clerical support functions such as manage attorney calendars, schedule depositions, drafting, proofreading and typing correspondence, pleadings, assist in the preparation for trials, billing, travel arrangements, and e filing with the CCP and EDPA court systems. Armbrust & Associates, P.C. – P hiladelphia, PA April, 2007 October, 2009 LEGAL ASSISTANT

● Provided legal support to two attorneys and one paralegal, specializing in Defense Asbestos Litigation and Defense Lemon Law Litigation, through attorney billing, dictation transcription, client file management, court file preparation, legal document production and delivery, travel and calendar management.

● Trained attorneys and paralegal in electronic billing system. Law Offices of Jerry S. Goldman & Assoc., P.C. – Philadelphia, PA February, 1992 – March, 2007 EXECUTIVE LEGAL ASSISTANT

● Executively assisted Managing Partner and up to 3 associate attorneys specializing in transactional, business, corporate law and personal injury litigation, estate administration, probate, corporate formations, tax filings, real estate and criminal matters.

● Managed firm’s bookkeeping system by overseeing payroll for up to 12 employees and administering all A/R and A/P functions assisted accountant with corporate tax filings, bank deposits and reconciliations.

● Performed clerical and administrative duties such as screening and routing incoming calls, faxing, scanning, emailing, filing, e filing with the ECF, SDNY, and EDPA systems, scheduling and maintain attorney calendars & appointments, scheduling all travel arrangements, tracking attorney time and expenses, entering data, distributing mail, training new employees, managed all benefits and office records, and vendor management.


● Notary for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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