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Assistant Legal

Louisville, KY
March 29, 2021

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Laura Raffeld


Louisville, KY


To obtain a position with the opportunity to work closely with the community and other professionals in the Legal field.

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience


Thomas Law Offices - Louisville, KY

July 2019 to Present

•Responsible for ordering medical and billing records

• Responsible for PIP and subrogation claim filings and other liens

• Responsible for drafting pleadings of all types, answering discovery requests, in local and federal courts

• Responsible for deposition scheduling and coordinating

• Experienced in trial preparation and trial

• Experienced in finalizing and closing files after settlement and/or trial Paralegal

Wilkes & McHugh PA - Lexington, KY

August 2017 to February 2019

• Responsible for calendaring all Trial and Discovery deadlines for an eight attorney team;

• Responsible for drafting all Answers and Responses to incoming Discovery, working closely with clients to ensure the information provided is correct and complete;

• Responsible for review of files to determine if any Responses require supplementing;

• Reviewing medical records;

• Familiar with Trial and Trial preparation, including inputting all information into Trial software Paralegal

Mattmiller Crosbie, PLLC

March 2015 to August 2017

• Oversee and manage one Associate and on Legal Assistant

• Responsible for review of liens to determine probable recovery of principle investment.

• Responsible for all document drafting, including Complaints, Agreed Orders, Motions for Judgment, Motions for Distribution for Plaintiff portfolio.

• Responsible for all accounting of Plaintiff portfolio, payment plans, payoffs and lien releases for the largest third party tax purchaser in Kentucky

• Foster relationships with investors, abstractors, Master Commissioners, Loan Officers and Mortgage holders' state wide.

• Draft Deeds, Closing and Settlement statements for Real Estate closings Paralegal

Overly & Johnson, LLC

February 2012 to March 2015

• Responsible for all document drafting, including Complaints, Agreed Orders, Motions for Judgment, Motions for Distribution for Plaintiff portfolio.

• Handle heavy case load and assist with all aspects of the litigation life cycle from inception through appeal.

• Foster relationships with contractors, abstractors, Judges and Master Commissioners and Warning Order Attorneys state wide.

• Familiar with foreclosure proceeding from acquisition of delinquent bills through deed preparation and distribution.

• Experienced in both Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy. Litigation Assistant/Paralegal

McBrayer, McGinnis Leslie & Kirkland PLLC

June 2007 to March 2010

• Managed a large and varied caseload in a high paced environment.

• Familiar with all aspects of Litigation from setting up files through settlement and trial preparation.

• Routinely set up Depositions, Mediation, Court Appearances, requiring extensive calendar management.

• Routinely make travel arrangements, both Domestic and International for top Partners.

• Daily drafting of Pleadings and business correspondence with minimal supervision and direction.

• Capable of working in high-paced environment.


Associates in Paralegal

Sullivan University


• Outlook

• Billing

• Filing

• Microsoft Outlook

• Organizational Skills

• Quickbooks

• Scheduling

• Legal Drafting

• Legal Research

• Adobe Acrobat

• Calendar Management

Certifications and Licenses

Paralegal Certificate

Additional Information


• MS Office, including, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat, Serengeti, Juris, Carpe Diem, Foreclose, File Vine, Drop Box

• Proficient in Quickbooks Pro Accounting Software

• Experienced in Word Perfect Software

• Typing speed of 70+ wpm

• Electronic filing

• Document drafting, including business correspondence and Appellate work along with any style legal Pleading

• Excellent communication skills both oral and written

• Able to work independently or as part of a team

• Goal and detail oriented

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