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Real Estate Office

Downey, California, United States
October 10, 2016

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Yash Dwivedi

**** ******** **,

Downey, CA *****

Home Phone: 562-***-**** Email:


An ambitious, detail oriented and certified Paralegal seeking a position that will complement my skill set and experiences, and that will enable me to contribute to the firm's overall success.


I have expertise in various domains including Immigration law, Family law, Real Estate law, and Bankruptcy law. Highly motivated organized and reliable professional with proven success in providing expertise to executives and attorneys, and performing both operational/human resource responsibiliites. Proiority efficently based on team &client needs. Work well indenpendently. Extremely resourceful & collaborative. Proficient using MS OFfice (word, Excel, PowerPoint), LexisNexis, Research, Westlaw. Bilingual: Hindu/Gujarati. Type 60 WPM.


Branford Hall Career Institute, Windsor, CT

Completed Paralegal Certification


Attorney Yagaloff & Associated (Internship), South Windsor, CT (completed 200 training hours)

Legal Assistant Feb 2015-April 2015

Followed day to day routine of office.

Focused carefully on gathering information and documents for discoveries.

Gathered client information and worked on files based on attorney's needs regarding upcoming court dates.

Scheduled mediations, hearings, depositions, and trials. Prepared pleadings (affidavits, notices, motions, etc.)

Communicated with other experts and attorneys regularly to determine needed or missing sources.

Managed caseloads including status reports. Worked well under pressure preparing E-files/docs for courts.

Used various software such as LexisNexis, West law, Real Estate software, and state government websites, to check and court calender up to date.

Attorney Helena Friendman Feb 2016-April 2016

Legal Assistant

Managed daily workload in busy size firm with majority of work involving Family law, divorce clients, deportation clients, and DCF cases, to include Guardianships, Child Custody, and Juvenile cases.

Answered phone calls with detailed information/messages from existing clients and new clientele.

Made daily trips to court for documents.

Updated and maintained both court and attorney's calender daily.

Updating and maintaining firm case list.

Opening and acknowledging new matters.

Demostrated skills organization of office records in maintaining and filing systems both in office and online style forms.

Professional polish apperance.

Occasional errands to post office or store as needed.

Excellent written and verbal communication.

Strong attention to details.

Prepare agendas for meetings and schedules.

Receive, sort, and distribute incoming mail, packages, and materials as required; compose replies independently as assigned; contact others to request documents as needed; prepare outgoing mail and materials for distribution.

Public relations techniques.


Food Champion, Taco Bell, Berlin, CT Jan 2014-2015

Prepare menu items according to company standards; to ensure hot and cold menu items are ready for rush periods; sanitize dishes and utensils for service.

Delivery Driver, Pizza Hut, Manchester, CT Mar-Dec 2014

Ensured customer orders were delivered on time; demonstrated solid problem solving skills; handled cash.

Community Service Experience

Volunteer, Town of Newington 2004-2008

performed maintence responsibilites.

Volunteer, India Association of Greater Hartford 2004-2007

Prepared meals for events.

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