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Senior Paralegal

Location:
Meriden, CT, 06450
Posted:
November 12, 2009

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Latasha Jacobs

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Apartment 80D

Meriden, CT 06450

203-***-****

OBJECTIVE To obtain a responsible paralegal position with the opportunity to build upon current experience and achieve further advancement.

WORK HISTORY

April 2007 - Present The Hartford Financial Services Group, Senior Paralegal

Research fraudulent or other unauthorized use of trademarks, copyrighted materials or other intellectual property on the internet, draft cease and desist letters, review copyright/intellectual property policies and file appropriate claims of intellectual property violations with major search engines, international and domestic domain name portfolio management, which includes, but is not limited to domain name renewal and registration, anonymous acquisition of various intellectual property, registration of monitored domain names, review domain name watch notice reports for fraudulent domain name registrations, maintain all related files and dockets, assist business lines with third-party requests to link to company-owned websites or otherwise use trademarked and/or copyrighted materials, review and analyze music, copyright and co-branding contracts, review of advertisements and various other marketing materials for compliance with corporate branding standards and other paralegal tasks related to protection of the company brand.

2005-2007 Finn Dixon & Herling LLP, Corporate Paralegal

Establish and maintain corporations, partnerships, limited liability and not-for-profit entities, including but not limited to assemble and maintain corporate minute books, draft various shareholder, committee and director meeting minutes/ written consents, draft bylaws and operating agreements, obtain Employer Identification Numbers for various domestic and off-shore entities, complete and file various certificates of merger, amendment, dissolution, cancellation/withdrawal, applications for authority to transact business as a foreign entity, compile closing sets/ binders, draft secretary/officer certificates as necessary to facilitate mergers, acquisitions, refinancing, dissolutions and various other corporate transactions, Uniform Commercial Code searches and filings, 10K Wizard research, research status of a variety of entities via Secretary of State websites, search and review IRS letter determinations and fundamental corporate paralegal responsibilities related to mergers, acquisitions and various other corporate transactions.

2004 – 2005 Pavia & Harcourt LLP, Corporate Legal Assistant

Establish and maintain corporations, partnerships, limited liability and not-for-profit entities, including but not limited to assemble and maintain record books, prepare annual shareholder and director meeting minutes/ written consents, draft bylaws and operating agreements, complete and file various certificates of merger, dissolution, cancellation/withdrawal, prepare and file annual reports/ biennial statements, Uniform Commercial Code searches and filings, obtain Dun & Bradstreet reports, establish corporate bank accounts, research status of a variety of entities via Secretary of State websites, obtain Employer Identification Numbers and S-Corp. elections and other essential legal assistant responsibilities related to establishing and maintaining entities for various transnational clients.

Doctor’s Associates, Inc.

1999-2004 International Corporate Paralegal

Maintain corporate, partnership and limited liability company record/minute books, prepare shareholder/director annual meeting minutes, prepare proxy materials, draft service, assignment and assumption agreements, file annual reports, assist with the establishment of corporate bank accounts, arrange apostille and/or consularization for various legal documents and other tasks related to establishing and maintaining various entities in over 70 countries worldwide.

2002-2004 Domestic Corporate Paralegal

Maintain corporate, partnership and limited liability company record/minute books, prepare shareholder/director annual meeting minutes and proxy materials, file annual reports, file proofs of claim, assist with the establishment of corporate bank accounts, obtain Employer Identification Numbers and S-Corp. elections and other tasks related to establishing and maintaining various entities in the United States.

1998-1999 Legal Intern, Corporation Counsel (210 hours)

Assisted legal assistants, paralegals and attorneys with responses to interrogatories, summarizing depositions, updated and maintained law library, preparation for depositions and trials, provided administrative assistance, fundamental law office procedures.

EDUCATION

1998-1999 Certificate, Paralegal Studies Program, Branford Hall Career Institute

In Progress Bachelor of Arts Degree, Business Management Albertus Magnus College - Graduation Anticipated - June 2012

MEMBERSHIPS

April 2007 - Present Black Professionals Insurance Network

June 2007 - Present Paralegal Peer Group

June 2007 - Present Paralegal Day Committee



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