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Accomplished and experienced litigator, handling every aspect of a file, looking to transfer that knowledge and experience to a paralegal support/settlement negotiator position.
Settlement Negotiator June 2010 – present
Self-employed settlement negotiator working for no fault and personal injury litigation law firms, negotiating and settling thousands of cases. Details on request.
Independent Title Closer June 2001- 2009
Primarily represented one of the major National title companies in New York City and surrounding areas in residential and commercial closings, as well as National closings, and multi-state, multi-site closings. Experienced in closing in New Jersey.
Prepared thousands of NYC and NYS transfer tax documents and rates.
Closed thousands of real estate transactions on behalf of the title company, including marking up title reports..
Closed hundreds of loan transactions on behalf of lending institutions.
Trained dozens of title closers.
Attorney 25 years
Self-employed trial attorney, litigating cases from intake to verdict.
Tried hundreds of cases to conclusion.
Conducted legal research for hundreds of legal briefs, motions and appeals including blue booking.
Investigated thousands of claims and law suits.
Evaluated and successfully negotiated thousands of claims and law suits.
Prepared all types of legal documents including summons and complaint, bills of particulars, discovery requests and responses.
Trained dozens of attorneys and legal assistants.
Conducted thousands of depositions..
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Eight years in the field of title insurance
Twenty plus years experience in the legal field.
Nine years as a ssttlement negotiator.
Skilled in dealing with clients, attorneys.and claims representatives
Adapt easily to new responsibility and concepts.
Adept at working independently or as part of a team.
BA in Psychology from Brooklyn College
MA in Criminology from Michigan State University
Attended Brooklyn Law School.