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Elkridge, Maryland, United States
January 05, 2017

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Jessica Pendleton

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Laurel, MD ***23



Legal Administrative Specialist

Department of Justice, Offices, Boards and Divisions

Dear Recruiting Manager,

I am interested in the legal administrative specialist position advertised by this institution. My past professional experience has afforded me the opportunity to acquire excellent skills in multitasking, as well as written and verbal communication skills.

In my prior work experience I have demonstrated the ability to maintain strong working relationships, resolve a variety of issues and complaints (such as billing disputes, service interruptions or cutoffs, case disputes and customer dissatisfaction).

I also bring to the table computer proficiencies in MS Word, MS Excel and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a paralegal studies certificate as well as strong organizational and research skills. Please see the accompanying resume for details of my experience and education.

From skills that I possess and prior work experience I feel that I would be an excellent candidate for the position. Feel free to call me at 240-***-**** (home number) or 301-***-**** (mobile number). Thank you for your time.

Jessica Pendleton

Jessica Pendleton

8606 Mayaone Street Laurel, MD 20724



Administrative/Legal assistant with seven years of experience in a fast-paced office setting. Ambitious worker, interacts well with others, is able to maintain exceptional work proficiency in taxing environments


Office Experience-General

Working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Proven experience working in a fast-pace, client-service environment

Maintains good client relationship

Dependable Professionalism

Documentation and research skills

Above average communications skills both in written and verbal with editing skills

Research organizational skills

Professional Experience

U.S. Department of Commerce; Administrative Assistant, Silver Spring, MD, January 2006-2011

National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)


Greeted and assisted clients with inquires

Managed office supplies and correspondence

Collaborated with project coordinating

Guest Services Representative Laurel MD, July 2011-2013

Holiday Inn Express


Managed the Front desk area of hotel

Managed event schedule and reservations

Managed guest hotel correspondence

Immigration Legal Assistant, January 2015-April 2016

Law Offices of Timothy Davis


Preformed legal assistant/paralegal duties

Worked closely with clients, translating information during interviews and translated legal documents

Assisted clients in completing legal forms

Prepared policy briefs

Filed legal documents in court

Assisted in the preparation, documentation and filing of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications.

Drafted correspondence to agencies and clients, using technology for document assembly.


High School, Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD 2003-2006

High School Diploma

University of Maryland University College, Largo, MD May 2016

Bachelor of Science in Political Science

Paralegal Studies Certificate

University of Maryland University College, Largo, MD Expected May 2018

Masters of Science in Criminal Justice Management

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