Kathy Merrill

Summary

Professional Profile

  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals at all levels.
  • The ability to provide quality work with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Work independently as well as in a team.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and adapt to new challenges.
  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive matters.

Work History

Work History
May 2002 - Present

Legal Assistant

Loren E. Bodem, Chartered

Provide extensive legal assistant support for one attorney in small office.  Prepare and compile all documents and information for closings on real estate transactions.  Assist attorney with preparation of probate, estate planning, corporation and guardianship documents.  Direct contact with clients, attorneys, lenders, courts, real estate agents and property managers.  Maintain and manage trust account and estate checking accounts.  Maintain attorney's calendar and make appointments with clients.  Conduct internet research on various legal matters.  Develop and execute strategies for managing work flow and solve various computer problems.  Demonstrated ability to manage small office.

Jul 2001 - Apr 2002

Administrative Assistant

Kelly Services Inc./Office Team

Provided administrative/secretarial support to a variety of companies in the St. Lucie and Martin County, Florida areas.  Involved in direct preparation of word processing documents, spreadsheets and graphics.  Generated reports and participated in meetings.  Prepared and processed expense reports.  Processed information requests.  Efficiently managed files and records and assisted managers in day-to-day activities of busy offices.

Jan 2001 - May 2001

Executive Assistant to COO

Panther Woods Country Club

Effectively handled diversified secretarial and administrative duties for Chief Operating Officer.  Epedited reports, correspondence and other pertinent information to country club members, Board of Directors and others involved in real estate development and construction.  Generated lists of prospective members and assembled marketing materials for mass mailings.

Education

Education
Jan 1989 - May 1991

Norwalk Community College

Skills

Skills

Lotus Word Pro

Micrsoft Office

Word, Excel and PowerPoint