Experienced Personal Injury Legal Assistant who is persistent in following up on every detail of a case. Adept at accident scene research, investigating existing information and keeping case files organised. Specialises in automobile injury cases and slip and fall cases.
Experienced in evidence collection
Persistent investigative skills
Strong ability to maintain and organise case files
Excellent communication skills
Strong eye for detail
Works well as part of a team
Familiar with regional personal law statutes
January 2010 to July 2014 Eric Carr Law Firm-Manchester, UK Personal Injury Legal Assistant
Responsible for starting and maintaining each new case file.
Often on hand to take notes whilst attorneys discussed case details with clients.
Assisted in collecting office correspondence and making sure it was distributed to the right personnel.
July 2008 to January 2010 Gordon and Pete-Manchester, UK Personal Injury Legal Assistant
Managed the reception desk and was responsible for gathering and distributing all incoming correspondence as well as incoming phone messages.
Created and updated a checklist for each case file and was responsible for monitoring that file until it was archived.
Often ran errands to the local courthouses, hospitals and doctor’s offices that were associated with various cases.
June 2002 to July 2008 Franks and Thomas-Manchester, UK Personal Injury Legal Assistant
Kept and updated the professional schedules of both of the firm’s partners.
Ran errands to local courthouses, police stations and hospitals that had patients associated with cases.
Organised and maintained case files.
2002 Small College, London, England, UK, Associate’s Degree, Legal Studies