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Customer Service Assistant

Toronto, ON, Canada
December 04, 2019

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Accomplished leader with a career marked by success in Legal Administration, Legal procedures, and Legal Contracts. Expertise in areas ranging from human resources, administrative assistance, travel and logistics planning, customer Service and Reception.

Administrative Assistance

Executive & Staff Support

Scheduling & Coordination

Data Entry & Management

Advance knowledge of

Microsoft office suite

HR & Program Administration

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

Travel & Logistics Planning

Reporting & Documentation

Excellent organizational skill

and analytical skills

Project Planning & Execution

Stakeholder Relationships

Customer Service & Support

Multitasking & Prioritization

Yussuf has always been very respectful to clients, staff and partners. He worked directly with local residents, other front-line staff and management, as well as local politicians. He enhanced the tracking and organization of legal files by introducing new electronic record management systems. He was well liked by all and was a great and important asset to our organization. TC, Project Coordinator, Action for Neighborhood Change PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Customer Service & Reception

Interpreter Freelance – Toronto, ON 2008 to 2016 Implemented initiatives to ensure smooth functioning of a busy reception area to meet the demands of fast paced MP office

Ensured complete confidentiality while handling sensitive documents and issues

Prepared advance and post meeting paperwork

Experienced in the use of database and word processing software

Completed all records and documentation legibly and correctly

Ability to analyze and interpret complex information Human Resource Assistant

Human Resources Assistant CultureLink Settlement Services – Toronto, ON 2014 to 2015

Wrote individual non-standard letters and emails to employees

Prioritized and managed own workload without supervision

Prepared and issued employment contracts to new employees

Ensured all employee records are accurate and well maintained

Updated both manual and electronic personnel records when a employees’ personal details change Administrative skills

Community Engagement Outreach Worker Neighborhood Link Support Services – Toronto 2011 to 2013 Ability to analyze and interpret complex information

Wrote and modified reports and correspondence

Undertook general office duties and the ability to work in an anti-discriminatory manner and to treat people with respect

Organized meetings and special events ensuring venues were booked and ensured details were communicated to attendees

Opened, sorted, distributed, and responded to correspondences including mail, faxes and emails

Utilized various office software including MS outlook to successfully maintained scheduling calendars and arranged appointments between clients and employees AREAS OF EXPERTISE


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Legal Administrative

Legal Administrative Assistant Laurence Cohen & Associates – Toronto, ON 2008 to 2010

• Performed various front desk duties by greeting guests, booked client meetings, and managed confidential files

• Authored and distributed legal contracts, memorandums, letters, correspondence, and PowerPoint presentations

• Coordinated the domestic and international travel arrangements, accommodations, and agendas for legal staff

• Committed to keeping up-to-date with all relevant areas of the law, precedents, legal research and directives

• Made contact with law firms and put together trial paperwork and bundles Legal Assistant (Co-Op) Etienne Law Office – Toronto, ON 2007 Enhanced the tracking and organization of legal files by introducing new electronic record management systems which supported 2 lawyers who specializes in criminal and immigration law

• Composed letters and pleadings for Small Claims Court and monitored and recorded ongoing legal cases

• Helped submit immigration applications with the Immigration & Refugee Board and the Ontario Court of Justice

• Tracked case summary preparation, organized materials for case reviews, and maintained client communications


Master of Law (LLM), International & Corporate Law University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign, IL 2017 Relevant Coursework: Legal Writing & Research Constitutional Law International Human Rights Law Counter-Terrorism Law & Policy International Law Constitution Law of US Foreign Affairs & Business Associations

Honors BA in Human Rights & Equity Studies York University – Toronto, ON 2016 Relevant Coursework: Public Administration Communities & Public Law Migrant Workers & Human Rights

Social Change in Canada Social Policy & the State Economy of Canada International Development Studies Public Administration & Law Certificate York University – Toronto, ON 2016 Court of Tribunal Agent Diploma Humber College – Toronto, ON 2007 Immigration Consultant Certificate Humber College – Toronto, ON 2007 Relevant Coursework: Canada’s Legal System Business Law Criminal Law Family Law Legal Research Immigration & Refugee Law Small Claims Court Law, Procedures & Practice Legal Document Applications Administrative Professional Certificate Skills for Change – Toronto, ON

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