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Customer Service Legal Assistant

Location:
Austin, TX
Posted:
November 06, 2019

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Rosemary Mason

Austin, TX • 512-***-**** / adar2s@r.postjobfree.com / https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosemaryamason

SUMMARY

Experienced corporate paralegal with a strong command of corporate law in the state of Texas, Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands. Handle transactions such as venture capital financing, private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, formations of companies in various states and related corporate and securities law matters.

Diligent and resourceful in conducting legal research; trustworthy in handling confidential information.

Knowledge of securities law rules, preparation of incorporation documents, preparation of agreements, preparation of securities documents, correspondence and e-filing.

EDUCATION

Ryerson University University of Texas at Austin

Associate Degree in Business Administration Certificate in Paralegal Studies with Honors

EXPERIENCE

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Legal Secretary

2017 - Current

Professionally represent the firm as initial point of contact for clients and legal professionals

Maintain attorney calendars, including client appointments and due dates for client reports

Coordinated and scheduled travel arrangements, appointments, and meetings, recording and tracking associated expense reports for managing partner, senior partner, 3 attorneys, and 3 patent agents

Prepare and distribute time-sensitive correspondence and reports based on research findings

Went above my duties to prepare and file domestic patent prosecution documents, including tracking deadlines to ensure 100% compliance, for period of 11 months

Egan Nelson, Legal Project Specialist

2015 - 2017

Prepared incorporation and securities related document and coordinated filing with government agencies

Coordinated monthly meetings with attorneys working remotely in New York, Seattle, and Austin offices

Improved the organization and security of both paper and computerized files. Implemented new systems and safeguards to protect confidential client information and firm records

Recorded client billing transactions in management system, serving as point of contact for monthly invoice and payment inquiries

Responsible for office administration

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Corporate Paralegal

2014 - 2015

Manage client equity plans and all stock option paperwork, inputting into electronic file system

Serve as liaison between attorney and clients

Assist attorneys with all facets of corporate and securities practice

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Legal Assistant

2010 - 2014

Implemented plan that cleared a 6-month filing backlog of corporate records and related client documentation

Served as liaison between attorney and clients, including managing high email volume daily

Ensured prompt responses to phone/email inquiries and displayed professionalism in all client interactions

Assisted attorneys in the timely drafting and filing of legal documents and correspondence supporting corporate and securities transactional work

Recognized for expert level experience with MS Office programs and twice chosen for Beta testing new software to be rolled out by firm

Early Career: Held executive legal secretary and paralegal positions at Walkers Global in the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands, 2001 to 2009.

SKILLS

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel PowerPoint), Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Innova, ChangePro

NetDocuments, FileSite, WorkSite, Box, DropBox, Evernote, Trello

AderantExpert, InTapp, Legal55, TimeSolv

ChromeRiver, Foundation IP, Espacenet Patent Search

EDGAR, EFD, EFS-Web, EPAS, PAIR, Inprotech

Legal research, Customer Service

CERTIFICATIONS

Notary Public, CPR, AED, First Aid



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