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Assistant Legal

Location:
Savannah, Georgia, 31408, United States
Posted:
December 11, 2011

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LINDA K. JONES

**** ******* ****** # ****

Savannah, GA 31408

912-***-**** (Cell)

Email address: hhcu2b@r.postjobfree.com

Skills: Typing - 85 wpm

Experience with WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Soft Solutions, IManage, WorldDox, Outlook, Excel, DTE, Orion, Excel, PowerPoint, Amicus and various other software programs;

paralegal skills, supervising clerical employees and handling administrative duties (For a detailed list of skills, see last two pages of resume)

Paralegal Certificates:

Savannah Paralegal Center, Savannah, Georgia, 1980

U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1980

Occupational History:

6/19/06

to

Present HUNTER, MACLEAN, EXLEY & DUNN, P.C.

200 East Saint Julian Street

P. O. Box 9848

Savannah, GA 31412

912-***-****

Position: Legal Assistant to John M. Tatum, Managing Partner

9/12/05

to

6/25/06

SAVAGE, TURNER, PINSON & KARSMAN

304 East Bay Street

Savannah, GA 31401

912-***-****

Position Held: Paralegal to R. Scot Kraeuter, Partner

5/27/04

to

8/19/05 WEINBERG, WHEELER, HUDGINS, GUNN & DIAL, LLC

950 East Paces Ferry Road, Suite 3000

Atlanta, GA 30326

404-***-****

Position Held: Legal Assistant to Y. Kevin Williams, Partner, and Allison M. Richardson, Associate

10/30/00

to

5/22/04 CARLOCK, COPELAND, SEMLER & STAIR, LLP

2600 Marquis Two Tower

285 Peachtree Center Avenue

Atlanta, GA 30303-1270

404-***-****

Positions Held: Legal Assistant to Fred M. Valz, III, Partner; W. Todd Johnson, Associate; A. Paul Moore, Jr., Associate; Eric F. Barton, Associate; and Jade K. White, Paralegal

7/15/97

to

10/30/00

UNEMPLOYED (Fighting Breast Cancer)

3/26/96

to

7/15/97 WEBB, CARLOCK, COPELAND, SEMLER & STAIR, LLP

2600 Marquis Two Tower

285 Peachtree Center Avenue

Atlanta, GA 30303-1270

404-***-****

Position Held: Legal Assistant to David F. Root, Partner; Mary Katherine Greene, Associate; and Pamela L. Smart, Paralegal

7/95

to

3/96 LYNN M. CADIGAN, P.C.

504 South Stone Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85701

520-***-****

Position Held: Legal Assistant to Lynne M. Cadigan, Attorney, and Lisa Markkula, Paralegal

7/92

to

7/95 THE COCA-COLA COMPANY

One Coca-Cola Plaza

Atlanta, GA 30301

404-***-****

Position Held: Legal Assistant to Sharon R.B. Case; Attorney, Sharon I. Garner, Paralegal; Kathy K. Driscoll, Patent Administrator

2/87

to

7/92

KING & SPALDING

191 Peachtree Street,

Atlanta, GA 30303-1763

404-***-****

Position Held: Legal Assistant to James A. Rubright, Partner; and Sharon R.B. Case, Associate

2/85

to

2/87 U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

2 North Fahm Street

Savannah, GA 30401

912-***-****

Positions Held: Clerk, Computerized Forwarding Section and Mail Carrier

Supervisor: J. L. Roberson

2/84

to

2/85 BRANNEN, WESSELS & SEARCY

P.O. Box 8002

Savannah, GA 31412

912-***-****

Position Held: Paralegal/Asbestos Litigation

Supervisor: Darlene Ross

11/83

to

2/84 KING & SPALDING

2500 Trust Company Tower

Atlanta, GA 30303

404-***-****

Position Held: Legal Assistant to Kirk McAlpin

12/82

to

11/83 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION

OFFICE OF DISTRICT COUNSEL

730 Peachtree Street

Atlanta, GA 30303

404-***-****

Position Held: Paralegal Specialist

6/82

to

12/82 KILPATRICK & CODY

3100 Equitable Building

100 Peachtree Street

Atlanta, GA 30303

404-***-****

Position Held: Legal Assistant to John S. Pratt, Partner, and James L. Ewing, IV, Associate

5/77

to

5/82 U. S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA

P. O. Box 8999

Savannah, GA 31412

912-***-****

Positions Held: Secretary to U.S. Attorney and Paralegal Specialist

Supervisors: William T. Moore, Jr., U.S. Attorney, and Melissa S. Mundell, Assistant U. S. Attorney

9/76

to

5/77 HUNTER, HOULIHAN, MACLEAN, EXLEY, DUNN & CONNERAT

P.O. Box 9848

Savannah, GA 31412

912-***-****

Position Held: Secretary to Wm. Mallie Exley, Jr.

12/75

to

9/76

UNEMPLOYED (while separated and going through divorce)

8/74

to

12/75 SOMERS & ALTENBACH

6735 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard

Atlanta, GA 30340

404-***-****

Position Held: Legal Secretary to David D. Rawlins, Partner

8/73

to

3/74 OLSTEN TEMPORARY SERVICE

Atlanta, GA

(Temporary secretarial assignments. I was pregnant when we moved from Alma to Atlanta and thought I would no longer work full time. However, after my child was born and after staying home for a few months, I realized I can never retire.)

8/72

to

8/73 JONES & ROUNTREE

P.O. Box 99

Alma, GA 31510

912-***-****

Position Held: Legal Secretary to Barrie L. Jones

5/71

to

8/72 FENDIG, DICKEY, FENDIG & WHELCHEL

P.O. Box 1996

Brunswick, GA 31520

Position Held: Legal Secretary to Robert D. Miles

3/69

to

5/71 ANDERSON & SANDERS

8 Siebald Street

Statesboro, GA 30458

Position Held: Legal Secretary to Cohen Anderson and Faye Sanders Martin

3/67

to

3/69 KAISER AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS

Statesboro, GA 30458

Position Held: Secretary/Bookkeeper

Supervisor: Warren C. Mallard

Legal Secretarial Skills:

Perform general office, legal secretarial, and administrative duties such as: drafting and preparing legal documents and correspondence; typing and transcription from both shorthand and machine; making appointments and travel arrangements; maintaining appointment calendar, court calendar, and tickler system for deadlines; opening, indexing, and organizing files; docketing files with technical contract information; docketing patent tracking system information; answering telephone, taking messages, greeting clients; receiving packages; opening and routing mail; manually and electronically generating fee statements; electronic mail; electronic calendaring; Timeslips, DTE, Orion, Amicus, law library maintenance and upkeep; filing medical insurance claims; bookkeeping; accounts payable and receivable; and electronic research and communication. I have worked in general practice firms as well as specialty areas of the legal field, i.e., corporate, estate planning, commercial real estate, criminal, domestic, intellectual property, corporate finance, insurance defense, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, and litigation.

Paralegal Skills:

Trial preparation; summarizing depositions; organizing various notebooks for use in trial; preparing legal documents, charts, summaries, etc. of vast amounts of information; organizing filing systems and procedures; drafting and responding to correspondence and legal documents to alleviate the workload of the attorney; supervising two clerical staff; preparing discovery requests and responses; drafting pleadings and responses, meeting and communicating with clients regarding case, document responses, and status.



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