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91 Western Road
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 2NW
Cell: 07956 654 32
Communicative Paralegal adept at collaborating with a diverse range of legal personnel including associates, partners, and legal secretaries. Apply excellent writing skills in drafting briefs, legal memorandums, motions, and correspondence. Manage case loads with authority and advanced technical skill. Sort and categorise vast amounts of legal documents and data with ease. Conduct all legal business professionally and with little guidance from attorneys and supervisors.
Expertise in legal proceedings
Marital settlement agreements
Power of barrister
Real estate and tax experience
Superb legal research skills
December 2009 to September 2013
Zucker and Smith Law Firm Brighton, East Sussex
Coordinate efforts for successful outcomes in cases involving high dollar divorce settlements.
Arrange all correspondence on behalf of the barrister.
Prepare clients for appointments and interviews.
Act as court liaison between judges, court administration, attorneys, government agencies, and the public.
Manage the trial calendar, judicial calendar, and master calendar.
Organise case exhibits and evidence to prepare for trial.
Train all incoming staff on office procedures and case specific duties.
June 2005 to November 2009
Baker and Baker Law Firm Brighton, East Sussex
Researched documents and publications for details that would establish evidence.
Accurately entered client data into a company-based software program.
Organised client calendars, prepared mailings, and handled high call volumes.
Drafted judicial correspondence and handled all court mailings.
Monitored legal volumes to make certain that the law library was up-to-date.
Worked with attorneys and case reviewers to resolve legal complaints.
2005 University of Oxford Oxford, England
Bachelor of Science Paralegal Studies
Glover Academic Achievement Award
Top 10% of class
NALA Member 2006-Present
Certified Paralegal in Family Law by the County of London
Certified Paralegal, NALA