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Paralegal

Location:
Milton, FL
Salary:
$25,000
Posted:
October 17, 2019

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EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Kaplan University • Davenport, IA

Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

Kaplan University • Davenport, IA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

John Glassman, P.A. (Pensacola, FL)

February 2019 to October 2019

Probate and Estate Planning Paralegal

Carried out administrative tasks, analyzed pleadings, and drafted documents.

Drafted trusts, wills, deeds, or other related documents.

Drafted probate forms.

Met with clients.

Examined financial documents and situations.

Analyzed financial situation to determine when an estate tax was needed.

Assessed creditors’ claims.

Organized client files and maintained up-to-date client information.

Drafted guardianship documents.

Scheduled client appointments.

Screened new clients to ensure an estate or guardianship was needed.

Calendared Court deadlines.

Reviewed and analyzed case status.

Adams Homes, Incorporated (Gulf Breeze, FL)

November 2018 to February 2019

Communications Analyst (Temporary Position)

Carried out administrative tasks and analyzed communication services for the headquarter office, the model home offices, and the satellite business offices.

Reviewed documentation and assured all criterion and data points were covered and adjusted as needed with Communications and IT Manager regarding results of analysis.

Analyzed problems with communication services and set appointments for service technicians as required.

Reviewed invoices for monthly bills and input data into database for payment requests.

Assisted in scheduling new services and cancellation of services.

Reduced service costs by 15%.

Was promoted from data entry position to communications analyst in less than one month.

Airborne Special Operations Test Directorate (Fort Bragg, NC)

November 2016 to May 2018

Data Management Assistant (Data Collector)

Carried out administrative tasks and collect data.

Reviewed documentation and assured all criterion and data points were covered and adjusted as needed.

Consulted with colleagues on logistics for data points' acquisition.

Analyzed problems during test events and attend simulated airdrop impact tests.

Managed all data entry and maintained quality control checks on all data.

Assisted in preparing systems, projects, and test participant surveys.

Determined adequacy of data and resolved inadequacies with originator.

Developed a more effective and efficient collection process for annotating maintenance times with more accuracy.

Handled 95% of all Level I maintenance data in accordance with manual, instruments, and subjective data collection processes.

Fayetteville Tech Community College (Fayetteville, NC)

March 2016 to July 2016

Secretary I

Carried out interviews.

Revised data using Datatel-Ellucian Colleague UI database.

Provided assistance to students with information relevant to the test and results.

Used AccuPlacer testing database to launch test tailored to each student's needs.

Proctored students for multiple exams.

Reviewed and analyzed testing data and entered it into the database.

Assisted in administrative tasks, such as data conversion, data collection, data entry, and appointment scheduling.

Complete 100% of all special assignments on time.

Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, P.L. (Tampa, FL)

December 2012 to September 2015

Litigation Paralegal

Managed hearings and trials calendar, as well as case exhibits and evidence organization.

Ensured client data was entered in database and assisted in administrative tasks.

Studied and researched Deeds of Trust, Titles, Mortgage, Note, and other documents and publications relating to real estate purchases.

Drafted judicial correspondence, to include discovery and initial drafts of standard discovery, affidavits, and financial affidavits.

Prepared and electronically filed basic pleadings, motions, proposed orders, etc.

Liaised with court officials to coordinate events and attorneys to resolve legal complaints.

Provided clients with case updates and worked with loss mitigation in conjunction with internal departments.

Managed more than 80 litigation case files.

Developed key working relationships with opposing counsel bridging the gap within the litigation department.

Diminished litigation backlog by 25% and was hand-picked to assist in the review of all incoming litigation cases by the managing litigation attorney.

Trained 5 incoming litigation paralegals.

The Kennedy Law Firm (Clarksville, TN)

August 2011 to December 2011

Legal Assistant Intern

Carried out client interviews and developed detailed notes.

Liaised with attorneys and case reviewers in order to resolve legal complaints.

Helped clients prepare for appointments and interviews.

Studied documents and publications in a search for details to establish evidence.

Researched laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and legal articles.

Carried out administrative tasks.

Selected over another intern group to perform legal research for pending litigation trials.

US Army (Fort Bragg, NC)

May 1999 to November 2005

Supervisor

Organized, maintained, retrieved and reviewed 140 automated personnel records including pay documents to improve record accuracy by 20%.

Supervised, trained, and coached 10 personnel.

Performed duties as Team Leader, Supply Manager/Logistics Manager, Operations Supervisor, and Supervisor/Instructor/Trainer.

Program manager for the Preventative and General Medicine Program and Urinalysis Program.

Project manager for airdrop missions.

Assisted Jumpmasters with the rigging individuals and equipment for airborne operations.

Prepared data processing plans and budgets for an organization of 140 personnel with 98% accuracy

Awarded Army Commendation Medal for chain of command inventory of equipment valued in excess of $6,000,000 with zero loss

Selected over 4 other First-Line Supervisors to serve as the Rear Detachment Personnel Supervisor.



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