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Summary


Highly organized Paralegal with extensive office client interface and legal document development experience. Experienced in in Wills and Estate, Incorporation, Litigation and Real Estate with over twenty years proven ability to thrive in a fast paced environment through advanced multi-tasking skills and critical thinking in a highly organized, efficient and precise manner.

Experience


Rojas & Butcher, P.L Fort Myers, Florida (February 2010 to May 2011)
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Supported a team of three attorneys with generating and filing of pleadings, motions and various court
documents. Prepared witness, discovery, pleading, trial and exhibit binders for oral argument and depositions.
Managed and organized all aspects of corporate and LLC based legal transactions coordinating document
flow and logistical preparation for complex legal transactional closings. Drafted, organized and reviewed
transactional documents including real estate, corporate minutes, consents, UCC filings, name change,
DBA∆s, entity formation and dissolution documents.

Century 21 Sunbelt Realty Cape Coral, Florida (August 2009 to December 2009)
Residential Coordinator
Retained and ensured proper handling and care of 150 residential properties for existing and new client
accounts regarding involving property management on foreclosed homes. Developed spreadsheets to track
bi-monthly billings, client proposals, contracts, subcontracts and subcontractor licenses. Took daily
inbound calls and faxes, backorders and credit memos for assigned accounts and clients. Maintained records
related to sales.

Gregory Nussbickel, LLM Fort Myers, Florida (July 2009 to August 2009)
Paralegal Contractor
Prepared Revocable Trusts binders for client signing, correspondence to Annuity, Life and Financial accounts
notifying of name changes to accounts. Prepare Living Wills, Health Care Proxies, and Power of Attorney.
Attendance and assistance at signings.

Riker Danzig New York, New York (June 2008 to September 2008)
Legal Assistant
Assisted in all areas of administrative work including data entry, receptionist duties, file organization,
research and development. Accurately utilized Redline format to draft and review pleadings, motions and
various court documents. Supported a team of attorneys form the New York and New Jersey offices with
generating and filing of pleadings, motions and various court documents.

Resources USA New York, New York (November 2007 to May 2008)
Paralegal
Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all company lease properties. Worked directly with In-house
Legal Department, and management to achieve ten year projections for analysis to submit for appropriate
distribution. Supported Director with daily operational functions. Researched and updated all required
materials needed for firm. Reviewed and provided comments on the adequacy of documents and took necessary
steps to cure any deficiencies.

Hartman & Craven, LLP New York, New York (May 2007 to September 2007)
Paralegal
Managed and organized all aspects of real estate transactions coordinating document flow and logistical
preparation for complex legal transactional closings to cooperative and condominium property.

Henry Schein, Inc Melville, New York (March 2007 to April 2007)
Legal Assistant
Strictly followed all federal and state guidelines for release of information. Monitored shared email
in-boxes and ensured inquiries were addressed. Provided administrative support for the In-House Legal
Department. Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling
patient information. Interacted with providers and other medical professionals regarding billing and
documentation policies, procedures and regulations. Responded to correspondence from law enforcement,
law firms and insurance companies. Communicated with law enforcement regarding patient medical records.
Meticulously identified and rectified inconsistencies, deficiencies and discrepancies in medical documentation.

T-Mobile, Great River Long Island, New York (January 2007 to February 2007)
Legal Assistant
Maintained records related to leased properties utilized for telecommunication. Prepared reports and
leases. Communicated regularly with territory, regional and strategic managers for daily support and
strategic planning for accounts.

Solomon and Weinberg New York, New York (July 2006 to October 2006)
Paralegal
Assisted in all areas of administrative work including data entry, receptionist duties, file organization,
research and development. Complied with federal, state and company policies, procedures and regulations.
Reviewed files, records and other documents to obtain information and respond to requests. Accurately
utilized Redline format to draft and review legal and financial agreements. Supported a team often attorneys
with generating and filing of various legal and financial documents. Managed and organized all aspects
of corporate and LLC based legal transactions coordinating document flow and logistical preparation for
complex legal transactional closings. Drafted, organized and reviewed transactional documents including
corporate minutes, consents, UCC filings, name change, DBA∆s, entity formation and dissolution documents.

Bridgewater Funding Islip, New York (July 2005 to July 2006)
Loan Consultant
Complied with federal, state and company policies, procedures and regulations. Communicated with customers,
employees and other individuals to answer questions and explain information. Reviewed files, records
and other documents to obtain information and respond to requests. Established new customer accounts
including lines of credit and loans. Adhered to New York State security and audit procedures. Maintained
confidentiality of bank records and client information. Advised clients on mortgage, educational and
personal loans. Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions.

Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C. New York, New York (May 1989 to October 2004)
Paralegal
Assisted in all areas of administrative work including data entry, receptionist duties, file organization,
research and development. Scheduled and confirmed appointments for three attorneys and generated and
filed pleadings, motions and various court documents involving foreclosure litigation.

Education


2012 San Francisco State University San Francisco, Ca
B.A. Criminal Justice with a Concentration in International Relations

Highlights


  • Court policies/programs
  • Legal correspondence preparation
  • Transcribing/finalizing pleadings
  • Legal/non-legal research
  • Legal administrative support
  • Business negotiation
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Diverse Knowledge of Law
  • Internet research
  • Commercial law
  • Wills and Trusts