National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. Certified Paralegal since 09/19/04
Arizona Supreme Court, Legal Document Preparer 07/01/03 to 3/2016
University of Phoenix, Bachelor of Science Degree in Business/Computer
Information Systems, Phoenix, AZ 05/96-03/01
American Institute, Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Studies 02/89-12/91
Excellent organizational skills, able to work well under pressure, good presentation skills, flexible hours, type 90+wpm, Notary Public, and legal research/investigation experience.
Various computer software including: WordPerfect 9.0, Microsoft Office/Word 2000, Windows 98/XP, CaseMap, TrialDirector, DepoDirector, Westlaw, Amicus, Premises, TimeMatters, PCLaw, Summation, Colliers, BestCase, Excel, ACT!, DocsOpen, Worldox, RightFax, Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, and various other document management programs, browsers, and databases.
Civil (plaintiff/defense litigation), Personal Injury, Bankruptcy (debtor/creditor), Domestic Relations, Probate (Guardianship/Conservatorship and Wills), Contract, and Garnishments.
Extensive trial/arbitration experience including demands, pretrial statements, deposition summaries, briefs, memoranda, medical summaries/chronology & detailed organization of voluminous files.
Preparation of all trial/arbitration documents, including various motions, notices, pretrial/hearing statements, settlement conference memoranda, briefs, and trial notebooks. Negotiations with various adjusters and attorneys re: settlement of cases and client contact.
YEARLY CONTINUING EDUCATION/SEMINARS