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Legal Assistant

Location:
Baldwin Park, California, 91706, United States
Posted:
March 25, 2011

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Samantha Valle

**** *. ****** ***. #**, Baldwin Park, Ca. 91706. (626) ***-**** mjlg10@r.postjobfree.com

Objective Seeking employment as Legal Assistant with a Law Firm that will let me demonstrate the level of skill I posses, and to grow personally and professionally.

Skills

Fluently bilingual in Spanish.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, MS Office Suite, Legal Solutions, Outlook, Power Point.

Strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, detail oriented, fast learner.

Knowledge of Family Law, Immigration, and Personal Injury.

Education Bassett Adult School

09/2010 to 02/2011

Legal Office Procedures Certificate

Legal Assistant Internship (Law office of Carlos Martinez-Couoh) – South Gate

California Polytechnic of Pomona, Pomona, CA.

09/98 to 09/2003

Bachelor Degree of Arts

Experience Site Facilitator

09/2009 - 07/2010. Pomona Unified School District, Pomona, Ca.

Data entry, filing, created reports, enrolled students in program.

Contact with parents, teachers, and principals to discussed student’s progress.

Supervised after school program, write lesson plans.

Site Coordinator

01/2007 – 02/2009. THINK together, Ontario, Ca.

Data entry, filing student’s profile, created reports.

Contact with parents, teachers and principals to discussed student’s progress.

Supervised after school program, write lesson plans, and recreational activities

Language Assessment Assistant

10/06 to 03/07. Bassett Unified School District, La Puente, Ca.

Administered state test to students.

Data entry, filing student’s profile, created reports.

Contact with teachers to discussed student’s progress.

Instructional Aide

09/02 to 09/05. Rowland Unified School District, Rowland Hts, Ca.

Tutored a group of students, assisted the teacher.

Grade papers, data entry, created reports, filing.

Instructional Aide

09/98 to 06/99. Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, Ca.

Tutored a group of students, assisted teacher.

Created student’s report, filing, grade papers, data entry.

Supervisor

05/95 to 07/97. AMC Theater. City of Industry, Ca.

Run the box office, concession stand and projection room.

Provided customer service.

Supervised group of employees, created reports.

References References are available upon request.

COVER LETTER

March 24, 2011

RODRIGO LAW FIRM

Ontario, CA 91761

To whom it may concern:

In response to your advertisement in the website, I would like to apply for the Legal Assistant position listed by your firm.

Taking a course on Legal Office Procedures and taking an internship in the law office of Carlos Martinez-Couoh has giving me the opportunity to develop skills in the legal field. Working as an intern has given me knowledge in the areas of the Family Law; such as dissolutions, child custody, etc. Immigration; such as, adjustment of status, work permits, citizenships, visas etc. And, Personal Injury; such as, car accidents. Combined with my background of clerical support, filing and data entry, as well as my organizational skills, this experience and training should contribute to my effectiveness as a future Legal Assistant/Paralegal.

I would like to discuss employment opportunities at your firm and how my skills and qualifications can meet your needs.

Thank your for your interest and consideration. I look forward to a personal interview.

Sincerely yours,

Samantha Valle



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