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Skillful Litigation Paralegal resume

Marie Sussenbach
Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-directed
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinker
  • 87 WPM typing speed
  • Excellent planner and coordinator
  • Dedicated Team Player
Work History
Paralegal 05/2020 to Current
Lilenfeld, PC Atlanta, Georgia
  • Organized and compiled relevant data and materials
  • Reviewed, analyzed and summarized documents related to litigation
  • Drafted memos, correspondence, and legal documents
  • Cite-checked and fact checked legal documents including court filings
  • Assisted with court filings and e-filings
  • Communicated effectively with attorneys and clients regarding factual and organizational issues
  • Organized and indexed relevant case materials
Coverage and Commercial Litigation Paralegal 04/2017 to 04/2019
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP Atlanta, Georgia
  • Completed electronic court filings at the state and federal levels.
  • Organized evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas to support cases and prepare for state and federal level trials.
  • Prepared witness, discovery, pleading, trial and exhibit binders for oral argument and depositions.
  • Established relevant black letter law by researching statutes and codes to case jurisdiction. 
  • Developed and monitored the judge's calendar using PACER, Odyssey and PeachCourt.
  • Called upon witnesses to testify under oath at court hearings.
  • Directed and coordinated law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request.
Workers' Compensation Paralegal 01/2015 to 04/2017
Montlick & Associates Atlanta, GA
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database.
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase.
  • Worked as a team with attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants.
Education
Juris Doctor 2020 Atlanta's John Marshall Law School - Atlanta, GA
  • Editor-in-Chief of Law Journal
  • Excellence in Pro Bono Award Recipient
Continuing Education : Paralegal Certification 2015 Kennesaw State University - Kennesaw, Georgia
  • 3.8 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Human Services 2014 Kennesaw State University - Kennesaw, GA
  • 3.6 GPA
  • Minor in Child Advocacy
Certifications
Certified in Administering Protective and Stalking Orders.
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Job-winning Litigation Paralegal resume

Richard. E PHILIPS
Summary
Highly motivated educator and self-starter with a passionate commitment to learners and their development. Accountable and thorough with a history of sound decision-making and inclusiveness.
Skills
  • Westlaw
  • Lexis
  • MS Word
  • Google doc 
  • Supervision
  • Coding
  • Litigation
  • International Sales
  • Lexis/Nexis
  • MS Excel
  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor
  • Classroom management
  • Research
  • Human Resources
  • Course Development, databases
  •  Labor Relations
Education and Training
2003
Law University of London
2009
LLM: Law Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law ( Yeshiva University) New York, NY, USA
Master of Science: Sociology City College (CUNY) New York, NY, USA
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) New York, NY
Experience
01/2008 to Current
Administrator/Pastor Celestial Church of Christ Brooklyn, NY
  • Leading church in understanding, embracing, and accomplishing mission to develop disciplines locally and globally, and engaging followers in worship, community, and ministry.
  • Devise and implement church vision and execute strategies to achieve short-range and long-range spiritual and organizational goals and objectives.
  • Spearheading outreach and pastoral efforts such as biblical counseling, wedding, and funeral services.
  • Planning worship services and events, and equip staff and lay leaders to coordinate services and events; oversee staff and ensure they have resources to fulfill duties and responsibilities.
  • Support, supervise, and manage congregation staff; work with HR to screen and hire non-ordained staff and call ordained staff.
  • Work with Outreach Committee to implement ministries reaching out to unchurched, inactive, and new residents of the community; direct assimilation of new members into congregation.
02/2010 to 02/2012
Litigation Paralegal COFFIE LAW GROUP PLLC New York, NY
  • Participated in all aspects of multi-district class action cases;.
  • Assisted in drafting discovery requests including, but not limited to, litigation subpoenas, Prepared documents and coordinate with Practice Tech to load same onto various databases.
  • Participated in all aspects of case management from discovery through trial;.
  • Managed document reviews and productions including document coding, database coordination.
  • Assisted with discovery, document collection and processing including coordinating with Practice Support and outside vendors;.
  • Drafted and managed privilege and key document logs;.
  • Organized and maintained case correspondence and pleadings.
  • Performed Lexis/Nexis Research;.
  • Prepared for and attended Federal and State trials, hearings and arbitrations; Property development.
02/2005 to 02/2010
Human Resources Administrator BEULAH PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION New York, NY
  • Collaborated closely with President and staff on company policies and programs.
  • Responsible for all employment programs and practices.
  • Ensured all employment programs complied with all corporate policies, and state and federal laws.
  • Managed all aspects of human resources for domestic and international sales offices, including recruitment, selection, labor relations (grievances, arbitrations, negotiations), diversity, employee communications, performance management, job postings, emergency preparedness, drug and alcohol testing, and safety awareness.
  • Oversaw internal and external training activities to support safety, quality, employee development, and operations.
  • Provided support and resources to staff in order to achieve business objectives.
  • Effectively negotiated business contracts and maintained a balanced budget.
02/2000 to 02/2002
Senior Fraud Investigator New York City Office of Revenue and Investigation New York, NY
  • Provided general supervision for 50 field fraud investigators.
  • Evaluated and ensured compliance with agency's policies and procedures.
  • Prepared reports on and provided counseling to all field units.
  • Served as liaison between office and other government agencies.
  • Oversaw HR functions including hiring and training of new employees and time and leave approval.
  • Assisted in maintaining budget and processing acquisition requests.
02/1998 to 02/2009
Adjunct Professor COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE Brooklyn Campus New York, NY
  • Participated in curriculum and course development, course budget preparation, and departmental planning.
  • Provided instructions to undergraduate students in intermediate and advanced courses in Social Sciences, with an average class size of 28 students.
  • Attended College meetings and participated in student advisement.
  • Challenged and motivated students through in-depth lectures and discussions.
  • Instructed students of various backgrounds and learning styles by employing a variety of instructional resources.
  • Initiated thought-provoking classroom discussions to help students develop their critical thinking abilities.
02/1995 to 02/2002
Supervising Investigator New York City Office Of Revenue and Investigation New York, NY
  • Conducted investigations of individuals and organized groups allegedly attempting or committing fraudulent acts against social service programs administered by HRA/DSS.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on individuals being investigated by DSS. 
  • Maintained organized records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations by HRA.
References
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Nicole Aghaaliandastjerdi
Summary

Motivated administrative professional skilled at building strong relationships with fellow workers, supervisors and community members. Dedicated to coalition building and advancing the progressive agenda.

Highlights
  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent writing and critical thinking skills
  • Social media expert
  • Program management
  • Community organizing
  • Excellent relationship building
  • Analytical thinker
  • Citizen engagement
  • Creative problem solver
  • Public speaking
  • Exceptional organizational skills
Accomplishments
  • New Leaders Council Fellow- 2014.
  • Founder of Building Hope, Inc.
  • Organizer of National Moment of Silence- Louisville.
  • Organizer of Bridge Louisville.
  • Selected as presenter on original research at National MPSA Conference.
  • Presenter at Engaging our World Conference.
  • Panelist on State of Affairs for WFPL.
  • Assisted attorneys in trial resulting in favorable verdict for client.
  • Co-founder of L.I.N.K.- Leaders Initiating New (K) Connections.
Experience
Litigation Paralegal
August 2013 to Current
Oldfather Law Firm Louisville, KY
  • Organize and summarize medical records.
  • Log and preserve documents produced in discovery.
  • Draft objections and responses to discovery.
  • Prepare case specific discovery requests to opposing parties.
  • Work closely with clients to answer discovery and assist in preparing clients to be produced for depositions and trial.
  • Assist attorneys with witness preparation during trial.
  • Prepare and maintain exhibits, timelines, chronologies, and summaries of data for use at trial and/or settlement.
  • Conduct witness interviews to aide in investigation of the case.
  • Prepare documents and exhibits for depositions, mediation, court hearings, and witness interviews.
  • Conduct research and investigative work as needed on a per case basis.
  • Handle media inquiries regarding high profile cases.
Litigation Paralegal
March 2010 to August 2013
Middleton Reutlinger Louisville, KY
  • Coordinate production of large-volume discovery documents.
  • Draft objections and responses to discovery.
  • Prepare case specific discovery requests to opposing parties.
  • Work closely with clients to answer discovery.
  • Assist attorneys with witness preparation during trial.
  • Prepare and maintain exhibits, timelines, chronologies, and summaries of data for use at trial and/or settlement.
  • Schedule and conduct witness interviews to aide in investigation of the case.
  • Maintain close contact with the court for filing deadlines, court procedures regarding discovery, and trial.
  • Prepare documents and exhibits for depositions, mediation, court hearings, and witness interviews.
  • Conduct research and investigative work as needed on a per case basis.
Office Administrator/Legal Assistant
September 2008 to March 2010
Krauser & Brown Louisville, KY

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR DUTIES


  • Handle all billing (payables and receivables) for firm using LSS, CounselLink, and Quickbooks.
  • Supervise employees and handle all administrative duties responsive to same.
  • Maintain and process firm payroll.
  • Assign duties and tasks to runner each day.
  • Maintain organization and efficiency of office and employees.

LEGAL ASSISTANT DUTIES


  • File electronic pleadings and attachments/exhibits in CM/ECF Federal Court filing systems for both Kentucky and Indiana.
  • Contact and meet with clients to discuss cases, written discovery, etc.
  • Request medical, employment, Social Security, and all other relevant records needed for case investigation and development.
  • Prepare subpoenas, deposition notices, and various legal documents for Kentucky and Indiana.
  • Assisted attorneys on 3 trials- two in Kentucky and one in Indiana.
  • Review cases and prepare materials for partner and associate attorneys for depositions, motions, mediations, trial, etc.
  • Coordinate, schedule and calendar appointments, depositions, meetings, mediations, hearings, etc.
  • Monitor all deadlines (i.e. answers to written discovery, Answers due, Crossclaims, etc.) and ensure documents are filed timely.
Assistant to the Program Director for the Multicultural Academic Enrichment Program
January 2005 to June 2008
University of Louisville Louisville, KY
  • Creation and maintenance of databases.
  • Advise and mentor scholarship students.
  • Oversee students participating in work study program developed for K-TAP recipients, monitor grant activity, secure funding each year, and monitor and research legislation (Deficit Reduction Act) affecting grant recipients and regulations regarding work requirements and affects of same.
  • Conduct research regarding retention of minority students.
  • Co-founder of L.I.N.K. (Leaders Initiating New K(C)onnections) mentoring program aimed at helping students who lost scholarships due to lack of academic performance regain same through skills acquired in the program and support from mentors.
Legislative Intern
January 2007 to April 2007
Legislative Research Commission Frankfort, KY
  • Conduct and analyze research.
  • Assist legislator in various duties such as constituent work, prepare correspondence to constituents, contact individuals for testimony at committee hearings, read and review legislative record, and conduct bill analysis.
  • Accompany legislator to hearings and sessions.
Education
Bachelor of Arts : Political Science, 2008 University of Louisville Louisville, KY, USA
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