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Legal Secretary / Workers' Compensation / Applicant or Defense

Sacramento, California, 95833, United States
atleast $3,000.00 per month
April 03, 2008

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Sylvia Aguirre

**** *** **** ****, #***

Sacramento, CA 95833

(916) ***-**** (cell)

Objective: Seeking a Legal Secretary position in Workers’ Compensation


Law Offices of W. Michael LaRoche 2/08 to present, Applicant work

Legal Secretary, 2/08 to present

Cuneo, Black, Ward & Missler 9/07 to 2/08: Defense workers’ compensation

Legal Secretary 9/07 to 2/08 (laid off)

Mastagni, Holstedt, Amick, et al. Sacramento, CA Applicant workers’ compensation

Legal Secretary 8/02 to 8/07 (laid off)

Set up and maintain new cases, work for five workers' compensation attorneys. Transcribe and file court documents, i.e., DOR's, Motions, Objections, Petitions, Orders, Petition for Writ of Review, etc., with the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board and the Court of Appeals. Transcribe letters to clients, insurance companies, defendants, telephone calls as needed. Transcribe and file vocational rehabilitation documents and other legal documents regarding workers' compensation. Subpoena medical records, Subpoena witnesses to Trials, Set up Medical Examinations for clients, i.e., AME's, QME's, schedule interpreters.

Adelson, Testan & Brundo Sacramento, CA

Legal Secretary 03/01 to 05/02

All facets of legal secretary work regarding workers' compensation.

Law Office of Jack Haycock Sacramento, CA

Legal Secretary 9/00 to 02/01

Secretary work regarding family law cases, sexual harassment cases, personal injury and housing defects.

Various job agencies Sacramento, CA

Legal Secretary 1/00 to 9/00

Worked at various law firms as a temporary secretary, mainly typing of documents on civil cases and workers' compensation cases.

Law Offices of F. Ross Adkins San Francisco, CA Defense Law Firm for CIGNA

Legal Secretary 8/1988 to 10/1999 (laid off due to take over of ACE/USA/ESIS)

All facets of legal secretary work in workers' compensation from opening to closing of cases, transcribing, filing documents with Court, schedule medical appointments/deposition, court reporters, translators, telephones. Maintained calendar for two attorneys. Open and Distribute mail. In charge of all office supplies called for maintenance on machines as needed. Worked as personal injury secretary on civil cases for 2 years in this office. (worked in this office 11 years).

Education: Grant Union High School Sacramento, CA

Sacramento City College Sacramento, CA

References: Available upon request; Spanish Speaking/read/write, not fluent but more than just “a little”

Experienced in Word, Wordperfect, Legal Solutions, Lexus, Abacus, Tabs, Digital transcription

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