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Paralegal / Legal Assistant / Legal Secretary

Location:
Irving, Texas, 75063, United States
Posted:
March 28, 2011

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Fred Jackson

**** *. *********

Irving, TX *****

214-***-****

y95tcn@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

To secure a position with a leading law firm, company or organization, where I can utilize my skills, knowledge and education as a Paralegal with extensive Law Enforcement and Investigation experience.

SKILLS: ProDoc , Westlaw, Manual research, Client interviews, Proof reading, Microsoft Word 03-07, PowerPoint 03-07, Report writing, Excel, Law Library, Outlook, Filing of criminal cases with the District Attorney’s office Investigations, trail preparation, Law Enforcement– inclusive.

Fields of Experience:

• Medical Law

• Business Law

• Corporate Law

• Criminal Law

• Civil Law

• Personal Injury

• Collections

• Litigation practice

• Education Code

• Real Estate Law

• Family Law

Education:

Paralegal Certification provided by ACI of Arlington, TX.2010

Basic Special Weapons & Tactics “SWAT” school 2008

Special Investigator provided by the Texas Regional Police Academy 2004

Cedar Valley College Law Enforcement Academy 2002

Dallas County Sheriff Academy 2001

LAW OFFICE EXPERIENCE:

2008-2010 Law Office of Vecchio & Vecchio (Paralegal- student)

Perform paralegal work on various cases for law firm. Draft legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, subpoena and obtaining witness and affidavits. Perform clerical duties when needed. Maintain document files and file pleadings with the court clerk. Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents. Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases. File law suits, research cases using Law Library, West Law or Pro Doc and calendar court dates for attorneys.

2010 - Intern Law of Office of William F. Blankenship III (Paralegal - Investigator) Investigate cases, perform criminal background checks for cases and perform paralegal work on various cases for the law firm. Prepared legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, and affidavits. Maintain document files and file pleadings with the court clerk. Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents. Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.

FRED JACKSON

OTHER EMPLOYMENT:

2008-2010 POINT 2 POINT GLOBAL (SUPERVISER/PARALEGAL)

Perform legal work for the department including proof reading contracts for the company and other corporations involved, worked in collections in obtaining payment for the department including writing briefs for cases, file law suits if needed and perform all other legal work when needed by the department.

2008-2008 Dallas County Constable, Deputy Constable (Police Officer)

Traffic Division

Investigate traffic violations; accidents involving personal injury, prepare accident reports for the County and State

Patrol the designated sector of Dallas, serve warrants and respond to emergences

Enforce traffic law, make arrest and respond to officer assistant calls from other agencies

SRT member (SWAT)

2005–2008 Dallas City Marshal’s Office, Deputy Marshal (Police Officer)

Investigate when needed on assigned cases

Work court rooms and proceedings

Handle courtroom dockets

Make arrest for contempt of court warrants

Sign documents and review complaints filed by the City Attorney’s Office

Provide protection for City Judges when needed

Perform all other police duties

2004-2005 Milford Police Department (Police Officer Part time)

Investigate traffic violations, accidents involving personal injuries; prepare full investigated motor vehicle accidents reports to the County and State. Patrol the designated sector of Hwy 35, 77, serve warrants and respond to emergencies Enforce traffic law, make arrest and respond to officer assistant calls from other agencies and perform all other Police duties

2001-2005 Dallas Independent School Districts

2003-2005 Duncanville Independent School Districts

(Campus Officer)

Responsible for enforcing education, state, and federal laws for the school district

Worked with local Police agencies in issues related to the school district

Investigate crimes involving students on and off campus that relate to violation of the education code (law) state and federal made arrest when needed. Responsible for keeping up with mandated course involving the education code, schools laws and local laws. Worked with school administrators under the administrator laws with discipline of the students by filing the documents with the local JP Courts. Attendant hearings with administrators involving court case on students and parents.



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