SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Mary Michelle Perdue
To work in an environment that will allow me to learn and advance. To be able to contribute to the ongoing ventures of a productive business with my knowledge in administrative and legal support.
July 2010 – Present
Legal Assistant in the Oil and Gas Department. Responsible for preparing Oil and Gas Title Opinions for major Clients such as BP America Corporation, XH, LLC, XTO Energy, Inc., EXCO Operating Company, LP, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, and many other entities. Responsibilities include lease and assignment analysis, calculations of royalty and leasehold interests, research of deeds and various instruments and typing of title opinions. Preparation and maintaining client invoices. Correspondence and interaction with Land Negotiators. Miscellaneous administrative duties for the attorneys. Organized and prepared for Client Development meetings.
September 2009 – July 2010
Contract work for Willie West Services, Inc. ~ Brownsboro, Texas ~ A/C & Heating Contractor
Contract work for John Buchanan, Athens, Texas ~ Independent Oil & Gas Contractor
July 1998 ~ August 2009
Executive Assistant /Office Manager
Gaylord T. Hughey, Jr. ~ Attorney at Law ~ Tyler, Texas
Maintained all day-to-day activities of the office. Responsible for all written correspondence: oil & gas contract revisions, transcription from dictation, formal letters, memorandums, e-mails, fee agreements, etc., monthly client billings, travel arrangements, preparing and filing of Federal & State lobbying reports, maintained calendar, purchasing office supplies, and maintaining rental properties. Implemented East Texas fundraisers for City, State and Federal elected officials including preparation of event, collecting contributions and input in database, fielding calls, set-up and greet at events and mail-outs. Major fundraisers include both election years for President Bush, presidential run for office for Senator McCain, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, Governor Rick Perry, Senator Rick Eltife of Tyler, Mayor Joey Seeber of Tyler, and many more Republican officials.
1993 to1998 ~ Administrative Assistant
Top Sales Company ~ Southlake Texas
Provided clerical support for three manufactures’ representatives. Duties included written correspondence, answering busy phone, handling inside phone sales, client billings, maintaining inventory and samples and organized booths for sales shows.
1989 to1993 ~ Secretary
The Home Front ~ Carrollton, Texas
Assistant to the Accounting Director in the corporate office for this retail linens and house wares company. Responsible for all clerical duties, preparing checks, return check collections and data input.
1983 to1989 ~ Secretary
Bell & Howell Company ~ Las Colinas, Texas
Assistant to five outside sales representatives in the microfilm division. Responsible for all clerical duties, answering busy phone and handling inside phone sales.
SKILLS: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook, Timeslips and TABS (Client Billing Software), Wordperfect, multi-tasker, 10-key by touch, transcription from dictation, Notary, and various other applications.
EDUCATION: High School Graduate ~ Ursuline Academy ~ Dallas, Texas ~ 1977-1981