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Consultant Legal

New York, New York, United States
October 06, 2016

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Joseph Anthony Ramirez -** Metropolitan Oval, *B - Bronx, NY 10462 - 347-***-****


Responsible for Bulletin Advertising in the Bronx and Westchester Counties resulting in increase in Bronx advertising volume (contingent on venue and bulletin). Cultivation of new client relationships from cold call through development meetings. New client relationships increased over 150% since the beginning of my tenure. Develop current clientele ensuring renewals and upsell by contacting current advertisers via telephone and in person. Able to maintain current client subscriptions retaining over 90% of accounts with an upsell of 30% to 45%.


Coordinated with Directors and Partner Organizations demonstrating the value of volunteer groups. Negotiated with local businesses in order to purchase supplies and foodstuffs. Drafted proposals and contracts for vendors. Assessed damaged sites for Sandy Relief projects to be redeveloped by volunteer groups. Acted as Project Manager with contractor in order to promote completion of site construction.

LEGAL ACCOUNT MANAGER – Wolters Kluwer 2008 – 2009

Managed accounts as legal sales consultant targeting law firms, law schools and corporate law departments. Developed strong relationships with existing client base resulting in doubling revenue within customer base by providing sales support and acting as liaison between customer service and clients. Conducted presentations for

sales managers and directors dealing with sales product line.

REAL ESTATE AGENT – Weichert/ J. Gomez, Lic. Bkr. 2003 – 2008

Coordinated and closed real estate sales for coops and condos in Citywide. Prepared Board Packages and made presentations to Board Managers. Reviewed, analyzed and documented leases and closing packages for clients.

IP PARALEGAL – Yurman Design Inc. 1999 – 2002

Managed all phases of discovery and trial preparations for Federal & State IP Infringement & defense litigation

Drafted discovery responses, and contracts with media and retailers. Provided TM status reports using USPTO. Submitted TM and Copyright applications. Assisted counsel with preparations of all documents and investigations.

LEGAL PROJECT MANAGER – Uniscribe, Inc. 1998 – 1999

Managed and trained paralegal, coding and scanning personnel. Supervised QA/QC; tracking work-product data

while converting database load files. Maintained NT on-site network using MS Access. Provided litigation support

team and corporate vice-presidents with weekly, monthly and quarterly revenue projections

SR. LEGAL ASSISTANT – Piper Marbury 1997 - 1998

Conducted trial preparation for Insurance, Product Liability, and Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice litigation.

Cite checked, and shepardized legal case files in preparation for motion practice, drafting discovery responses, bills of particulars, interrogatories, memoranda for partners and legal team review. Drafted pleadings. Filed motions in courts.

PARALEGAL – Morgan & Finnegan 1994 - 1997

Prepared for Federal Patent and Trademark Infringement & Insurance Defense trials. Monitored and submitted domestic and foreign trademark applications. Answered TM and Patent prosecution and Office Actions. Provided counsel with trademark status reports using USPTO and other electronic databases while also maintaining trademark files of over 2000 TM files. Kept deadlines by recording assignments, filings, renewals and requirements. Drafted discovery and pleading memoranda. Organized Appellate briefs for motion practice. Managed discovery productions utilizing Concordance and Summation.

PARALEGAL - Sedgwick 1991 - 1994

Managed and monitored NYCAL and Federal Asbestos/ Environmental trials drafting case event memoranda for partner review. Attended Special Master Meetings in connection with asbestos litigation. Conducted legal research utilizing Westlaw in preparation for trials. Drafted pleadings, interrogatories, bills of particulars, and deposition digests.

SKILLS: MSOffice, Westlaw, Lexis, Concordance, Summation, Doculex, EDiscovery, IPRO, SAGA, Pacer, Acris,, Excel, Powerpoint, USPTO, NYCAL

LANGUAGES: Spanish EDUCATION: B.A. – Politics – Sociology/Law - Ithaca College

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