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Legal Assistant Paralegal

Location:
Schenectady, NY
Posted:
May 19, 2020

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SUZANNE M. CARELLO

*** ******* ******

Scotia, New York 12302

518-***-****

addbxx@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION:

Utica College, Utica, NY

BA in Criminal Justice/Pre-Law

(anticipated graduation date, May 2019)

Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY

AAS Criminal Justice

WORK HISTORY:

Legal Assistant/Docketing Clerk

Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts, LLP

518-***-****

2014 to 2016

This position is predominately a docketing clerk position, which involves docketing dates provided from the USPTO in addition to attorneys and paralegals. It also provides paralegal and legal administrative support, including preparation and filing of Patent Applications, Foreign Filings, National Stage Entry, and all stages of Patent Prosecution. This position requires the ability to handle an extremely heavy, time-sensitive workload.

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

McGlinchey Stafford PLLC

518-***-****

2011 to 2014

This position provides paralegal and legal secretarial support to two attorneys. In addition, this position serves as the firm’s sole eviction paralegal, a position that includes constant contact with clients, tenants, court personnel, and process servers, and requires the ability to work independently. Also, the position handles corporate paralegal work, dealing mainly with State Courts in downstate New York.

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Phelan, Phelan & Danek, LLP

518-***-****

2010 to 2011

This position provided paralegal and legal secretarial support, including calendaring dates, drafting pleadings, correspondence, reports to Clients, medical record summaries and file analyzation. This position requires the ability to handle heavy litigation document production for State Court, which included typing, drafting and assembling documents, proofreading, drafting correspondence with Courts, Clerks, Medical Experts, Opposing Counsel and Clients.

Administrative/Legal Assistant

Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.

518-***-****

2006 to 2009

This position provided paralegal and legal administrative support, including preparation and filing of Patent Applications, Foreign Filings, National Stage Entry, and all stages of Patent Prosecution. Heavy workload of drafting correspondence and interaction with foreign agents and clients. Also includes docketing important due dates for documents due with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and foreign Patent Offices through the use of foreign agents. This position requires the ability to handle an extremely heavy, time-sensitive workload.

Legal Secretary

Bailey, Kelleher & Johnson, P.C.

518-***-****

2004 to 2006

This position provided paralegal and legal secretarial support, including calendaring dates, drafting pleadings, correspondence, reports to Insurance Carriers, medical record summaries, file analyzation. This position requires the ability to handle heavy litigation document production for both State and Federal Courts, from the pleadings stage up and through the appeals stage, which includes typing, drafting and assembling documents, proofreading, drafting correspondence with Courts, Clerks, Opposing Counsel and Clients.

RELATED SKILLS:

1.Commissioned as Notary Public for the State of New York

2.25 Years of Legal Experience in various areas of law

3.Experienced with Local Courts, State Courts and District Courts filing and e-filing

4.Skilled in docketing, calendaring and maintaining schedules

5.Proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Word Office and Word Perfect

6.90+ WPM typing skills – excels in dictation transcription

7.Strong organizational, communication and writing skills

8.Competent in multi-tasking and prioritizing work

● Works well independently, in addition to working well with others



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