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Oil & Gas Paralegal/Litigation Technology/Administrative Assistant

Location:
Seabrook, TX, 77586
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
August 29, 2012

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Charmin W. Duhé

**** *********** *****

Unit #**

Seabrook, Texas 77586

504-***-****

yqve3s@r.postjobfree.com

October 2011-Present

Donato, Minx, Brown & Pool, P.C.

Paralegal/Litigation Technology Manager for Insurance Subrogation Firm, responsible for all document

productions and databases including creating, review, organizing, loading documents, production and

maintenance of all document databases, expert and witness material preparation and trial preparation

regarding exhibits. Assist and prepare pleadings and discovery and medical records summaries.

November 2010-May 2011

Duane T. Corley, Attorney at Law

Paralegal for family law practice, duties include preparing pleadings, orders and other documents related

to divorce and custody and child support proceedings. Responsible for scheduling mediation, calendaring

of hearings and trial deadlines.

August 2008-January 2010

Liskow & Lewis

Oil and Gas Litigation Paralegal responsible for major oil corporation legacy cases involving

environmental property claims, 29-B compliance, plugging & abandonment and pit closures. Also worked

on cases involving NORM, OSHA and LDEQ compliance. Responsible for document productions,

research, expert materials and hearing and trial preparation. Build and maintain large document

databases. Assist and prepare pleadings, appellate briefs and discovery.

February 2007-July 2008

Abbott, Simses & Kuchler, APLC

Defense Litigation Paralegal responsible for general file maintenance, assist and prepare pleadings and

correspondence, discovery and deposition preparation, calendaring, Deposition summaries, summarizing

medical records, Preparation and filing of state, federal and appellate court pleadings and legal research.

Handling cases involving insurance defense, environmental, contracts, asbestos, benzene, and medical

malpractice. Trial and hearing preparation (demonstrative evidence, expert & witness materials, exhibits,

etc.)

September 2003-September 2006

Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, LLC

Defense Litigation Paralegal responsible for general file maintenance, assist and prepare pleadings and

correspondence, discovery and deposition preparation, calendaring, trial and hearing preparation and

attendance of same (demonstrative evidence, expert & witness materials, exhibits, etc.), participated in

several mass document productions utilizing Summation databases for same and supervision of temporary

paralegals during document coding projects. Deposition summaries, summarizing medical records, legal

research, and attendance at expert inspections. Handling cases involving insurance defense, nuisance,

environmental, contracts, mold, and asbestos.

May 1998-March 2002

Jefferson Parish, 24th Judicial District Court-Judge Ross P. LaDart

Ross P. LaDart, Attorney at Law

Setting Pre-Trial conferences and sending out orders, jury charges and reasons for judgment in lieu of law

clerk’s absence, checking in attorneys for trials and motions, Responsible for the Judge’s calendar in so

far as setting appointments and social events, Purchase Orders and Reimbursements, general office

maintenance. I also handled campaign fundraisers and campaign finances for the Judge.

(May 1999-March 2002)

Answering phones, taking appointments, preparing and filing pleadings, setting up depositions, tickler

systems, general file maintenance, dictation, discovery, preparing corporate books and preparing wills.

Responsible for billing and payment deposits as well as balancing Escrow and Attorney at Law accounts,

accounts payable and accounts receivable. Practice consisted of Domestic and Family Law, Insurance,

Medical Malpractice, and other various areas of law.(May 1998-May 1999)

November 1997-May 1998

Ballay & Braud,PLC

Answering phones, taking appointments, preparing and filing pleadings, setting up depositions, tickler

systems, general file maintenance, dictation, discovery, preparing corporate books and preparing wills.

EDUCATION

1978-1989

Buras High School

Buras, Louisiana 70041

1989-1990

MC Comb High School

MC Comb, Mississippi 39648

1990-1993

Southwest Mississippi Community College

Summit, Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

1996-1997

Professional Career Development Institute--Paralegal

Program– received paralegal certificate in October, 1997.

SKILLS

Typing, Data Processing, and proficient computers skills with both windows and Mac, also proficient in

WordPerfect, Word, Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Desksite, Elite, Worldox, Quicken, ProDoc, Pacer,

Lexis-Nexis e-filing, Federal Court e-filing, Time Matters, AIM, IManage, Trial Graphics and

Demonstrative Evidence, Timemap, Summation, Timeslips, Juris and Maximizer programs. Internet,

Westlaw and Lexis legal research programs.

REFERENCES

Amber Buras

Business Advisor, Power Accounting

Shell Energy North America

909 Fannin Street

Houston, TX 77010

Phone: 713-***-****

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Billy Graham

Fishing Tool Manager, Weatherford International Ltd.

210 S. Carancahua, Ste. 500

Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

361-***-****

Louis Reyna IV

Facility Administrator, Emergi-Care

2409 Falcon Pass #100

Houston, TX 77062

281-***-****

Scott Morgan, Esq.

Senior Counsel, Entergy Corporation

639 Loyola Ave

New Orleans, LA 70113

504-***-****

Sharonda Williams, Esq.

Chief of Litigation-City of New Orleans

1300 Perdido Street

Suite 5E03

New Orleans, LA 70112

504-***-****

Judge Ross P. LaDart

24th Judicial District Court, Division “O”

Gretna, LA

504-***-****

Charles L. Miller, Jr., Esq.

Mobile, AL

251-***-****

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