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Management Years Experience

St Louis, Missouri, 63126, United States
March 13, 2011

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R. Ellen Little *** Denton Ct. Crestwood MO. *****

Email: Phone: (314) ***-****

Professional Profile:

Masters of Art Degree in the area of Paralegal Studies from Webster University. I have enjoyed working in both the public and private sectors in the area of litigation and family law. I am a team player with excellent skills and a “how can I help?” work style that complements a highly productive and collaborative team. I possess strong organizational skills and enjoy working in a group as well as being a leader of a group. I possess a high-leave of personal initiative and demonstrated ability to thrive in an empowered and dynamic setting. I am searching for an a position that will allow me to use my skills and continue to grow professional.

Education and Technical Skills:

M.A. Legal Studies, Webster University – December 2000

B.S. Paralegal/Legal Studies, Southern Illinois University Carbondale – May 1998

A.A. Early Education of Young Children – May 1992

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, and Outlook

Experience in legal research and writing

Experience in client interviews

Selected Career Highlights:

12 years experience 1 years as a litigation paralegal working on case that involved carpal tunnel syndrome and lumbar injury cases at Thompson Coburn LLC, 10 as a Paralegal/ Family Court support Worker for the City of St. Louis- Juvenile Court Division. 1 year working in the Legal Department on Termination of Parental Right case and 9 year as Family Court Support worker for the Circuit Judge of the City of St. Louis assigned to the Juvenile Division. Served on the Family Court Improvement Committee for the City and State of Missouri.

Work History:

Paralegal – Carmody MacDonald 12/10 to 02/11

Domestic Paralegal– Supporting three attorneys

Assist in all areas of the case management

Prepare legal documents as need for each case

Schedule meetings

Answer Interrogatories and Production of Document request

Assist in trial preparation as necessary for each case

Corresponded with clients and opposing counsel

St. Louis City Family Court- Juvenile Division Court Support Staff 7/2001- 12/2010

Prepare Court Orders

Maintain docket

Maintain Case Management database

Prepare monthly and quarterly reports

Schedule meeting and maintained minute of meetings

Member of the Family Court Improvement Committee.

St. Louis City Family Court- Juvenile Division Legal Department 06/2000- 7/2001

Paralegal for legal department attorneys.

Assisted in obtain documents

Preparing Petitions

Prepare consent forms

Assist with trial preparation

Schedule case for trial

Thompson Coburn LLC 11/1998 – 06/2000

Litigation Paralegal

Assist in all areas of case management

Prepare and answer Interrogatories, Request for Production of documents

Schedule depositions

Maintain case file

Corresponded with clients and opposing counsel

Dr’s Robert Marsh and Jan Bowman-Marsh 03/1994 – 11/1998

Private Nanny

Personal Assistant

Assisted in medical office accounts receivable.

Volunteer work:

Faith Church St.

May 2007 to June 2010 Director of Cleaning Central Campus supervised 12 other volunteers.

Worked in varies other departments within the church as needed.

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