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Location:
Susanville, CA
Posted:
September 29, 2020

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Monica Melendez

Paralegal

adgh2j@r.postjobfree.com – 317-***-****

OBJECTIVE:

Interested in becoming part of a team and build a lasting relationship with a well-established organization. My goal is to work on a team where I can utilize my strong organizational skills and educational background, so I can make a positive contribution to the organization. Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

WORK EXPERIENCE

Caress Law Group-Broad Ripple, IN

December 2016-Present

• Completed discovery packets to Defendants and also the answers and responses in discovery from the Plaintiff. Completed all scheduling for the attorneys, completed deposition scheduling between all counsel in the cases as well as the witnesses. Scanned, filed, maintained virtual files for the cases. Scheduled mediations with the mediators, counsel and the clients. Took calls for the attorneys from the clients, courts and counsel as needed and ability. Screen potential client calls, handle intake of new clients Manage all accounts receivable and payable on Quicken 2012. Responsible for all discovery, court deadlines, and filings. Handle all office vendors and accounts for the office. Prepare new case filings in Federal and State Court. Create hundreds of motions with corresponding orders in Federal and State Court. Experience in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Debt Collections, Family Law, able to research projects for the purpose of legalities of cases and the basis and precedent of the law. Skills Used:

Complete knowledge of Needles, operation of the Medical Malpractice proceedings, vast computer skills, trial experience. Maintained virtual office from home, working files from home as well as from the office.

Paralegal Stewart & Stewart Attorneys - Carmel, IN – August 2013 to November 2016

Responsibilities:

Prepared medical malpractice pleadings for the Indiana Department of Insurance and the County Courts. Completed discovery packets to Defendants and also the answers and responses in discovery from the Plaintiff. Completed all scheduling for the attorneys, completed deposition scheduling between all counsel in the cases as well as the witnesses. Scanned, filed, maintained virtual files for the cases. Scheduled mediations with the mediators, counsel and the clients. Took calls for the attorneys from the clients, courts and counsel as needed and ability. Accomplishments:

Moved to Lead Paralegal in the firm within 8 months. Supervised underling paralegals and maintained the main files for the medical malpractice division of the firm. Skills Used:

Complete knowledge of Needles, operation of the Medical Malpractice proceedings, vast computer skills, trial experience. Maintained virtual office from home, working files from home as well as from the office.

Paralegal/support staff intern Saeed & Little, LLP - Indianapolis, IN – November 2012 to August 2013

Responsibilities:

Manage the court calendar for four attorneys that practice in many different areas • Screen potential client calls, handle intake of new clients • Create and maintain electronic files for all clients • Manage all accounts receivable and payable on Quicken 2012 • Responsible for all discovery, court deadlines, and filings • Handle all office vendors and accounts for the office • Prepare new case filings in Federal and State Court • Create hundreds of motions with corresponding orders in Federal and State Court • Manage our grant for Protective Order Court and Immigration Intakes • Assist in jury trial preparation • Find and locate witnesses • Experience in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Debt Collections, Family Law, able to research projects for the purpose of legalities of cases and the basis and precedent of the law.

• Ability to be very detailed, very organized and work at an extremely fast pace with many interruptions Sr. Staff Accountant Eliza Bryant Village - Cleveland, OH – January 2010 to December 2010

Responsibilities:

Organize office with all aspects of the accounting process. • General Ledger, Federal/State/Local/Corp Taxes, Journal Entries, Auditing, Month End Reconciliations. • Budgeting for projects and office overhead, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Financial Statements. • Quarterly/Yearly Taxes Financial Analysis, Payroll, 401K Maintenance and Bank Reconciliations. Controller Viking Electric Company - Cleveland, OH – September 2007 to January 2010

Responsibilities:

Handle all aspects of accounting including G/L and financial statements. • Complete company payroll through use of QuickBooks Pro. • Reconcile bank accounts monthly, reconciled receivables and payables. • Complete certified payrolls and union reports for Local 38 and Local 673. • Handle a variety of tasks including pulling bonds, permits, and registrations for all Ohio municipalities. Able to locate property owners by researching property records from the county and municipal websites. Able to read blueprints . Locate easements for property accessibility. • Manage job costing and budgets for each individual job. • Customer service for collections and payables. • Complete all project billings, affidavits, notices of commencement, notice of furnishings, and AIA documents. • Work closely with management to insure the timely completion of all projects, paperwork associated with each project and the documentation with the appropriate unions.

Accounting Clerk Alliance Staffing Solution - Independence, OH – February 2007 to September 2007

Responsibilities:

Receive vendor invoices • Match data, g/l coding with the invoices. • Verify information and customer contact to resolve issues.

CFO Mendietta Asbestos Abatement - Premont, TX –

October 1993 to February 2007

Responsibilities:

Organize office with all aspects of the accounting process. • General Ledger, Federal/State/Local/Corp Taxes, Journal Entries, Auditing, Month End Reconciliations. • Budget for projects and office overhead, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Financial Statements. • Quarterly/Yearly Taxes Financial Analysis, Payroll, 401K Maintenance and Bank Reconciliations. • Manage project reports, schedules of projects, labor reports for certified projects and scheduled all equipment for projects. • Learned hands on the asbestos abatement trade so that I could cover in the field in the event of an emergency. Secured financing when needed as well as collecting the accounts receivables. • Handle all customer billings and inquiries as needed. • Secured lease agreements for equipment as needed for projects. • Complete workers compensation documentation when needed. • Purchase job supplies after securing bids from various sources and the best quality and pricing.

Staff Accountant/Consultant C & S Consultants - Irvine, CA – June 1987 to October 1993

Responsibilities:

Organize the office with filing systems, charts and user manuals that were understandable to the clients and the accounting inept. • Provide them with day to day service with basic bookkeeping and at month end with the process of financial analysis, bank reconciliations, month-end journal entries, financial statements.• Worked closely with the company's CPA's to ensure that the company was running smoothly and the financial data was accurate. • Provide needed support. • Install computer systems that were tailored to the company's needs after an in-depth analysis of their needs. EDUCATION

Accounting Devry University-Columbus - Columbus, OH 2007 Bachelor's UCI University - Irvine, CA 1987

Associates Cerritos Community College - Cerritos, CA 1985



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