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Skillful Legal Assistant resume

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Brandy Allen
A position with a company that will allow me to fully utilize my communication, organizational, and problem solving skills. Seeking a challenging position in Law, where expertise in administrative support, legal proceedings and client services will prove instrumental to company success. Authorized to work in the US for any employer
  • Best Case, PACER, blossom, LPS, Citrix, Abacus Law, E-Z Filing
  • Telephone & Front Desk Reception
  • Customer Service
  • Filing Database & Records Management
  • Executive & Administrative Support
  • Reports & Spreadsheets
  • Complaint Handling
  • Data Entry (40-60 WPM)
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Access
  • Outlook
02/2015 to 01/2017
Senior Bankruptcy Paralegal The Cochran Firm Atlanta, GA
  • Preparing chapter 7 & 13 petitions, Reception, Switchboard Operator, Customer Service, Bookkeeping, Obtaining credit reports, Interviewing clients, process court filing fees, Bankruptcy consulting, scheduling appointments.
  • Providing ongoing communication with the client Communicating with other parties, including creditors, debtors, trustees and court clerks Drafting and filing documents required for the bankruptcy process.
  • Ensured and assisted client with completion of all necessary credit counseling prior to beginning the appropriate bankruptcy petitions.Prepared clients for their hearing dates with the specified U.S.
  • Bankruptcy Trustee.
  • Created a "bankruptcy checklist" for the attorney that ensured everything was completed and collected for each and every case.
  • Communicated effectively with clients, the Court and attorneys, informed clients of their Chapter 13 monthly payment to the trustee.
09/2013 to 10/2014
  • Motion For Relief, Proof of Claims, Plan Review, Plan Objections.
  • Standard upkeep for all chapter 13 plans and objections to confirmations.
  • Review and update cases for correct court and related information.
  • Client Intake and File Management.
  • E-file document on court sites.
  • Correspond with courts, PACER and FileNet.
  • Work with internal and external attorneys in multiple states.
  • Handle cases in multiple stages in multiple states while keeping up with strict timelines.
07/2012 to 01/2013
  • Keeping the debtor apprised of court dates.
  • Handled all intakes for new clients.
  • Preparing the debtor for depositions.
  • Preparing witnesses for hearings and conducting research.
  • Drafting attorney's fee applications.
  • Drafting reorganization plans.
  • Preparing the initial mass mailing to all creditors.
  • Prepare appropriate lists by obtaining debt and asset information from the debtor.
  • Discussing financial management and credit counseling class obligations.
  • Providing required forms and disclosures to the debtor.
October 2014
June 2011
Paralegal Certification
Abacus, Administrative Support, scheduling appointments, attorney, Bookkeeping, Citrix, consulting, counseling, credit, Client, clients, Customer Service, Data Entry, Database, Drafting, FileNet, File Management, Filing, financial management, forms, Law, mailing, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Paralegal, Reception, research, Spreadsheets, Switchboard Operator, Telephone, 60 WPM

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Julia Lentini
Bachelor of Science: Management and Entrepreneurship, May 2017
Hofstra University Zarb School of Business - Hempstead
    3.30 GPA
  • Recipient of Academic Scholarship
Professional Summary
Maketing an Management professional with 3+ years of experience in social media management and website/logo creation. Excellent communication skills for outreach to customers to ensure a strong brand presence.
  • Proficient In Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint
  • Social media engagement
  • Digital Marketing
  • Leadership Communication Skills
  • Creative
  • Social media expert
Work History
Legal Assistant , 06/2012 to 06/2013
Ronald J. Brescia & Associates P.C. Garden City, New York
  • Worked with attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants to achieve requested results.
  • Provided outstanding customer service.
  • Accurately read, understood, and carried out written instructions.


Assistant Office Manager, 09/2016
North Avenue Company Garden City Park, New York
  • Effectively worked with team members to assure product delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Established an effective and efficient sales system.
Head Counselor, 06/2014 to Current
Great Neck Estates Day Camp Great Neck Estates, New York
  • Develop, organize and implement various small and large group actives for campers.
  • Supervise and assist junior counselors.
  • Assist camp director in maintaining accurate records such as log books, daily attendance, and reports. 

Media Director, 05/2016 to Current
Incorporated Village Of Lake Success Lake Success, NY
  • Conveyed noteworthy information about village activities and news updates to the residents.
  • Created an Instagram and Facebook page for the village to increase residents engagement. 
Social Media Manager, 11/2017 to Current
Breakaway Yoga.Cycle.Fitness Huntington, NY
  • Directed and coordinated marketing activities and policies to promote products and services.
  • Analyzed business developments and monitored market trends.
  • Analyzed third-party data and investigated new growth opportunities.

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Professional Summary

Experienced Credit Analyst who excels at analyzing financial statements to determine credit worthiness and risk involved. Results-oriented team player with effective organizational and communication skills.

Work History
March 2018-March 2020 Asset Analyst | Financial Pacific Leasing | Federal Way, WA
  • Research Fair Market Values on equipment for private party sales and repossession
  • Consider factors such as condition, market, and location to determine values
  • Review and utilize online resources and past sales of similar equipment
  • Analyze eq value and cost of recovery to assess if repossession will be cost effective
  • Review repossession packets and ensure required documents are received
  • Follow up with agents/staff consistently on updates for recoveries
  • Ensure account notes/database are maintained and up to date
  • Maintain effective communication with repo agents/credit and collection departments
August 2017-December 2017 Administrative Assistant | Trans-Trade | Fife, WA
  • Process and enter orders in system for picking/shipment
  • Check accuracy of documents/files and resolve errors
  • Verify account charges and calculate billing for proper invoicing
  • Complete inventory count of items in the racks and on the floor
  • Input account information into records management system
  • Provide admin support within the office
  • Establish effective communication with drivers, vendors, and staff
May 2017-August 2017 Financial Services Specialist | Department of Social & Health Services | Tacoma, WA
  • Review eligibility applications for state benefits
  • Obtain and evaluate financial statements to determine approval
  • Conduct interviews with applicants to go over documents 
  • Verify and calculate applicants monthly benefits
  • Process and update changes in client circumstances
  • Manage a variety of customer service tasks to resolve customer issues 
  • Maintain excellent communication with clients, vendors, and staff
August 2012-April 2016 Outbound Enrollment Verification Associate | Community Health Plan | Seattle, WA
  • Process and review enrollment applications 
  • Ensure client documents are received and complete
  • Conduct interviews with applicants to gather and verify information
  • Assist clients with calculating plan coverage/monthly due
  • Provide admin support within the department
  • Implement effective communication with clients, vendors, and staff
March 2012-August 2012 Collections Legal Assistant | Barker Martin Law Offices | Seattle, WA
  • Review account/contract details to calculate fines and past due owed
  • Negotiate payment arrangements on delinquent accounts
  • Enforce collections through court judgments/wage garnishments
  • Utilize online research tools/credit bureaus for current debtor info
  • Draft and forward demand letters for payment 
  • Ensure accounts/reports are maintained and current
  • Maintain excellent communication with debtors, clients, and staff
October 2010-June 2011 Unit Manager | Merchants Credit Association | Bellevue, WA
  • Administer collections on a large volume of delinquent accounts
  • Review and interpret court orders/judgements to determine collections strategy
  • Negotiate payment arrangements with debtors
  • Forward demand letters requesting payment
  • Pursue severe accounts through court for wage garnishment 
  • Review skip tracing reports/credit bureaus to locate debtor 
  • Establish excellent communication with debtors, vendors, and staff
November 2008-August 2010 Operations Manager | American Lenders Services Company | Kent , WA
  • Manage daily branch operations
  • Process recovery assignments and verify all documents are received to complete repo
  • Analyze skip tracing reports and recent credit bureaus to locate debtors
  • Prepare and forward monthly billing to clients
  • Properly track and input account information into computer database
  • Implement excellent communication with clients, vendors, and staff
August 2004-November 2008 Assistant Branch Manager | United Auto Credit Corporation | Lynnwood, WA
  • Maintain and oversee daily branch operations
  • Review and evaluate credit applications for vehicle financing
  • Analyze financial docs/credit bureaus to evaluate risk and credit worthiness
  • Calculate applicant debt to income ratios / monthly payments
  • Conduct interviews to gather and verify information
  • Audit files to ensure processes are within company guidelines
  • Administer effective communication with debtors, clients, vendors, and staff
2004 Bachelor of Arts: Law, Society, and Justice University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2002 Associate of Arts: General Studies Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA
2001 Associate of Arts: Pre-Law American Samoa Community College, Pago Pago, American Samoa