Christine F. Sentman
Proactive, team-oriented professional with Paralegal Certification and extensive experience in fast-paced, demanding litigation environments. Highly analytical researcher skilled in reviewing, coding, and producing organization-critical documentation and reports. Articulate communicator adept in anticipating attorney needs and aligning appropriate action to drive cohesive, efficient operations.
Areas of Expertise:
Paralegal Processes • Office Management •Legal Research, Bluebook Citebook Checking & Writing • Legal Terminology • Trial Preparation • Documentation & Reporting • Complex Calendaring • Attorney Support • Strategic Planning
SHELSBY & LEONI Wilmington, DE
Paralegal February 2019-January 2020
Drafted, revised, and e-filed Complaints, Form 30 Interrogatories, Motions in Limine, and Discovery documents. Requested from Medical Providers, Medical Records and Itemized Statements. Prepared Compendiums, and Demand Packages. Interfaced with clients, medical providers, insurance carriers, Medicaid and Medicare for medical liens disputes, and lien reductions. Prepared for settlement agreements. For Workers Compensation cases, Drafted and filed with Board of Industrial Affairs Petitions, Scheduled Hearing dates, Discovery requests.
BIGGS AND BATTAGLIA Wilmington, DE
Legal Administrative Assistant June 2015-January 2019
Drafted, revise, and e-file all criminal and litigation pleadings and peripheral documents. Transcribe many correspondence, pleadings, drafted argument notes, trial preparation, and estate planning documents. Maintained complex calendar for attorney, relaying all crucial appointments, schedules, and trial dates. For Personal Injury cases, opened cases from start to finish, requested and analyzed medical reports, drafted HIPAA compliance forms, drafted Complaints, Form 30 Interrogatories, Interrogatories and Request for Production to Defendants/Plaintiffs gathered evidence for Production of Documents to Defendants, Bate Stamped evidence, interfaced with clients for confirmation of dates and extent of injuries, Communicated with Physician’s offices for Narrative Reports. Prepare discovery request production, maintain filing. Client intake. Bluebook citation checking.
INTERTRUST CORPORATE SERVICES OF DELAWARE, LTD. Wilmington, DE
Temporary Administrator April 2014-November 2014
Analyzed real estate documents for various states for accuracy in support of the companies’ client portal to make filings digitally advanced. E-Filed Delaware Secretary of State Franchises Taxes. Organized and mailed various vendors and incoming checks for clients. Mail forwarded various incoming mail. Organized various mail and sent to various clients. Analyzed quarterly the Delaware Secretary of State Entity list.
BROWN & BROWN, PRIVATE CLIENT GROUP Newark, DE
Temporary Document Maintenance Operator May 2013 –January 2014
Analyze business-critical documents for accuracy and date in support of company documentation objectives. Handle jewelry/home appraisals, risk management assessments, costs value assessments and schedules of items.
WOLTERS KLUWER Wilmington, DE
Associate Corporate Operations Specialist November 2011 – April 2013
Gathered, filed, and maintained documentation, continually notifying two fulfillment teams with rejection of filing dates. Interfaced directly with customers and service team members to ensure cohesive operations.
Earned recognition for exemplary performance
MACY’S INC. Newark, DE
Selling Consultant for Fine Jewelry August 2007 – September 2011
Generated revenue via strategic sales planning, effective cross-selling and top-tier customer service. Fostered positive customer experiences through professional, responsive communications.
Selected to twice participate in seminars at Macy’s Headquarters
Increased amount of monthly sales and credit applications
MARON, MARVEL, BRADLEY AND ANDERSON Wilmington, DE
Billing Assistant / Paralegal April 2007-August 2007
Supported both litigation and billing functions through strategic management of invoicing, vendor management, documentation scanning, logistics, and data entry. Prepared and disseminated reports to attorneys and senior management. Analyzed office operations and provided recommendations for improvement.
Met aggressive time and quality benchmarks in composing letters for counsel to be shipped to all 50 states
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TIMOTHY J. WEILER Wilmington, DE
Office Manager & Paralegal / Administrative Assistant December 2006 – March 2007
Drafted, refined, and filed all bankruptcy petitions and peripheral documents. Maintained complex calendar for attorney, relaying all crucial appointments, schedules, and trial dates. Directed daily office processes, including phone-line management, payment verifications, and staff performance.
Mentored and coached team members, improving overall efficiencies and operations
PHILLIPS & COHEN ASSOCIATES LTD. Newark, DE
Bankruptcy / Litigation Specialist December 2004 – December 2006
Executed variety of tasks to enhance and support operations of high-volume legal firm. Handled compliance law research, bankruptcy process review, documentation notarization, client service, and filing. Interacted with attorneys and paralegals to promote information-sharing on complaints, judgments, liens, and payments.
Planned and executed seamless setup of new Canada branch
Education & Certifications
Paralegal Certificate, 2000, University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE
Associates Degree, Criminal Justice, 1999, Delaware Technical and Community College, Newark, DE