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Rockville, MD
December 04, 2019

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Scott R. Russell

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Rockville, MD **851-1144



To find a career position that allows me to use learned skills along with new challenges and opportunities.


Paralegal, Document Review October 2019 – Present

Inspired Review, Washington, DC

Conducted document review for outside Counsel.

Worked with files directly via Relativity.

Paralegal, Insurance Defense & Litigation August 2018 – December 2018

The Tierney Law Group, LLC (Contract), Parsippany, NJ

Assisted Attorneys with complaints, pleadings, calendars and files.

Contacted Clients, Judges, Opposing Counsel, and Courts.

E-Filed documents and followed all cases assigned to each Attorney.

Completed dictation of reports and pleadings for Attorneys.

Scheduled Depositions, Independent Medical Exams, etc.

Prioritized and managed multiple assignments under tight deadlines.

Paralegal, Due Diligence Research Analyst May 2018 – August 2018

Dow Jones (Contract via Source One), Monmouth Junction, NJ

Researched and wrote high-quality investigative reports on companies and/or individuals.

Completed reports using web searching skills and select software as directed by client.

Worked according to deadlines, working independent or as part of a team.

Paralegal, Civil Litigation, FDCPA Law July 2017 – November 2017

Robert S. Gitmeid & Associates, PLLC, New York, NY

Provided legal defense to clients being sued by debt collectors.

Supported Of Counsel, Partners for clients in multiple states.

Organized case files, documents, calendars, and performed legal research.

Paralegal, Civil Litigation, FDCPA Law, & Bankruptcy January 2016 – July 2017

RC Law Group, PLLC (partially contracted via Special Counsel), Hackensack, NJ

Interacted with Partners, Of Counsel, external vendors & clients.

Created Complaints, Motions to Dismiss, Discovery & Information requests, etc..

Prioritized and managed multiple assignments under tight deadlines.

Performed legal research, E-discovery, E-filed to State and Federal Courts.

Paralegal, Research May 2015 – December 2015

Bloomberg Financials (Contract via Execu-Search), New York, NY

Organized case files & documents, Created and maintained multiple spreadsheets and databases.

Performed legal research.

Paralegal, Litigation January 2011 – April 2015

Zeichner, Ellman & Krause, LLP, New York, NY, Roseland, NJ

Performed client intake, maintained attorney calendars and files from start to close.

Organized client files, exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs & appendices.

Performed legal research, deposition digests, legal analysis and proofreading.

E-Filed documents, E-Discovery (Concordance & Summation), document production and trial preparation.

Cite-checked, blue booked, fact-checked and shepardized.

Performed bates stamping, redactions and document review.

Responded to requests from Courts, outside Counsel, subpoenas & information requests.

Attended/assisted in NY/NJ trials, depositions and real estate closings.

Worked with large volumes of documents.

Paralegal, Corporate Compliance December 2008 – May 2010

Pfizer, Inc. (Contracted via Manpower), New York, NY

Enforced written policies and procedures through investigations, quality assurance and integrity checks.

Investigated worldwide reports of corporate integrity via email, phone or anonymous tip lines.

Completed and managed investigation files, Attorney calendars and meetings/agendas.

Conducted investigations and interviews in house, on phone or by email.

Conducted investigations due to Merger and Acquisition of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals in 2009 and 2010.

Paralegal, Bankruptcy & Foreclosure August 2008 – December 2008

Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman (Contracted via Kelly Law Registry) Mountainside, NJ

Worked within a team environment, processed mortgage loans in default.

Kept daily statistics database of all loans and status of their daily progress.

Completed by teams all aspect of the process as directed by attorney.


Berwyn Heights Volunteer Fire Department – Firefighter/EMT

Kensington Volunteer Fire Department – Firefighter/EMT

Smithsonian Institution – Police Officer/Investigator

United States Air Force – Security Police Officer

United States Navy – Police Officer/Investigator


ABA Certified Paralegal.

NJ State Certified Mediator.

Proficient in Microsoft Office 2007-2019, E-Filing, Legal Software (ie Pacer, WestLaw, Lexis Nexis, Concordance, Summation, Relativity, etc.).

Ability to prioritize and manage heavy work flow, effective problem solver.

Great personal demeanor and quality phone skills.


2008 – Present University of Maryland, University College

Legal Studies, B.S. Degree (in progress)

2008 Fairleigh Dickinson University

A.B.A Approved Paralegal Certificate

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