Douglasville, Georgia 30135
Seeking a firm or corporation in need of a self-motivated highly organized and detail oriented professional with the ability to perform in a fast paced environment.
NCPT: The National Center For Paralegal Training Atlanta, GA 2001
Certificate, Paralegal Studies/Civil Litigation Specialty
ABA - approved program/Honors Graduate
WORLD OF COCA-COLA ATLANTA, GA 5/08-Present
ALSTON & BIRD ATLANTA, GA 5/01- 5/08
BELLSOUTH MOBILITY ATLANTA, GA 11/88 - 05/01
Collections Customer Operations Assistant Manager 11/97 - 05/01
Service Processing Assistant 01/97 - 11/97
Real Estate Administrator 03/96 - 01/97
Real Estate Administrative Assistant 04/95 - 03/96
Senior Accounting Assistant/Disbursements 09/91 - 04/95
Accounts Payable Assistant 11/88 - 09/91
Microsoft Word, Windows NT, Internet, MSA Accounts Payable System, C.A.R.E., Lotus 1-2-3, JD Edwards, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Westlaw, Intranet and Typing Speed 55-65wpm, Elite System.
Negotiated payment arrangements with past due customers.
Coached other Customer Operations Assistant Managers when needed.
Strong ability to relate to all aspects of the general public.
Maintained and updated the real estate/property database and files.
Strong work history and ability to demonstrate positive attitude at all times.
Exercised leases, notarized original lease agreements and typed memos being forwarded to the fixed assets group.
Working knowledge of electronic legal research as well as most law libraries.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Present strong professional image and ability to adapt to different situations.
Analyzed and interpreted case and statutory law.
Drafted legal memorandum including proper blue book citations and shepardizing.
Working knowledge of contract law including formation of a contract, modification and termination, legality of contracts, drafting contracts, third party contracts and contract law remedies.
Drafted various documents and legal pleadings including complaints, answers, deposition summaries and interrogatories.
Skillful and knowledgeable on negotiation tactics and outcomes.
Working knowledge of real estate law including quitclaim deeds, security deeds, title examinations and insurance, mortgages and legal descriptions.
Working knowledge of bankruptcy and collection law including preparation of UCC financing statements, garnishment affidavit, summons, answer and petitions with necessary schedules and statement of financial affairs.
Practical understanding of discovery, pre-trial, post-trial, motions, trial preparation and evidence.
Answer phones and quick reference questions from staff.
Document, reference and file requests.
Prepare and distribute reports to attorneys.
Review and verify all new client/matter data for processing matters.
Completing conflicts of interest searches in various databases.
Providing history of the Trademark Coca-Cola
Entertain and inform guests