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Honor student paralegal graduate with 3 years of experience in legal briefs, correspondences and preparation of affidavits. Dedicated with superior attention to detail in areas of personal injury and criminal defense. Extensive hands on training under an experienced attorney and senior paralegals focusing on court decisions and identifying laws. Austin Outstanding Leader Award ‘15. Paralegal of the Year Award ‘17.

Mount Agnes University,
Associates degree, Paralegal Studies
Graduated - May 2015
Employment History
Northern, Inc.
Paralegal  January 2015- Present 2018
  • Assisted senior paralegals with research and compiled legal documents in preparation for trials
  • Supported preparation of documents for civil and criminal trials though conducting interviews with lawyers, witnesses and clients
  • Created and maintained a litigation database using MS Access and Excel
  • Organized client mailings, correspondence and handled a high volume of calls
  • Acted as court liaison between court administration, judges and the public
  • Monitored legal volumes to ensure the law library stays current
  • Preparation of case exhibits and evidence in advance of trials
  • Managed multiple calendars for trials, judicial and the master calendar
  • Helped to draft petitions and interviewed clients for personal injury cases
  • Performed online research assisting attorney in related casework
  • Researched criminal and medical background of clients for attorney
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team in monthly and quarterly meetings
  • Indexed and summarized documentation and evidence, organized insurance policies and terms
Hobbies & Interests
  • Assist in coordinating fund-raising for American Heart Association
  • Member of Barnes & Noble monthly book club
  • Usher at local sporting and music events
  • Volunteer at local Food Bank twice yearly during food drives
  • Play the piano and trumpet
  • Lead Soprano vocalist in church choir
Professional Skills
MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, HoudiniESQ and MyCase software:Advanced
Effective multi-tasker with outstanding organizational and customer service skills:Expert
Excellent team building skills, meeting preparation and organization:Expert
Reference available upon request