Versatile senior paralegal able to manage cases, complete substantive projects including e-discovery management to support work in complex, commercial litigation.
Law Firms Nationwide - Virtual Litigation Paralegal West Coast To East Coast, Arizona, California, Florida 2017 - Current
Researched and implemented e-discovery program which resulted in organized document populations, streamlined discovery process and the ability for boutique law firm to take on larger clients.
Demonstrated excellent computer skills in e-discovery applications, MS Office Suite, file management systems and imaging.
Produced high quality work product including consistent drafting of legal documents under attorney supervision.
Made decisions, exercised resourcefulness and worked autonomously. GoDaddy - Temporary Transactional Paralegal
2017 - 2017
Provided legal support to general counsel, multiple IP, business and compliance professionals demonstrating outstanding professionalism, problem solving.
Maintained Contractlogix electronic contract management system with exceptional ability to keep up on heavy workload, frequent changing priorities.
Reviewed and coded salient information in various contracts with superior attention to detail.
Carolina Legal Staffing LLC - Contract Litigation Paralegal Greenville, SC
2014 - 2016
Acted as key document reviewer for heavy case load and attained reputation for efficiency and accuracy.
Drafted, proofread and cite checked various legal documents to achieve correct, timely court filings.
23 N Park Dr. Greenville, SC 29609-5615
Microsoft Office Suite, Relativity,
Logikcull, Lexbe, IPRO, Concordance,
CompuLaw, LiveNote, West Law,
E-Discovery management and
Extensive legal background
Senior Discovery management
Superior client relationship abilities
University Of San Diego
San Diego, CA
Paralegal Certification, ABA Approved
Paralegal Program: Litigation
University Of California Berkeley
Bachelor Of Arts: English Literature
Initiated discovery conferences; scheduled and maintained calendar of same to meet deadlines with perfect record.
Nelson Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, LLP - Contract Paralegal Michelin Team
2012 - 2014
Functioned as senior IPRO reviewer/admin and created key word searches, batching, tagging, notes, redaction and privilege logs for large scale products liability cases.
Proactively communicated and advanced litigation projects with clients and attorneys.
Standardized and maintained accurate records of assigned requests. For example utilized discovery plans; entered appropriate information into databases.
Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins - Paralegal
2008 - 2011
Overhauled existing technical systems through the execution of system upgrade from a simple database to Concordance, which led to a $45 million dollar settlement for our client, Attorney General of South Carolina.
Prepared deposition summaries, medical record summaries to further discovery process.
Composed interrogatories, responses and requests for production on clients' behalf by balancing their objectives, legal requirements and prohibitions.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP - Litigation Paralegal Los Angeles, CA
2002 - 2008
Utilized Summation and Concordance to review large document populations’ consistent, top quality work product.
Assisted attorneys in prep for court filings, privilege review, deposition summaries, prep exhibits for depositions and trial.
Engaged in a variety of tasks from repetitive to those calling for judgment and independent initiative.