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Work experience

Aug 2006Jun 2008

Legal Assistant

Men's Divorce Law Firm

  • Provided administrative support to attorney by updating files and handling incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Managed discovery process for 90-100 family law cases.
  • Performed substantive legal work: drafted letters and pleadings, prepared files for hearings and trials, and managed attorney's calendar.
  • Answered telephone calls and provided assistance to clients, judicial assistants and other attorneys.
  • Established rapport with potential new clients and guided them through the intake process.
Apr 2005Jun 2006

Management Trainee

Hertz Local Edition
  • Used needs based selling approach to overcome customer objections to purchasing Hertz optional products and vehicle upgrades.
  • Delivered superior customer service to guests at luxury hotel account locations including J.W. Marriott and Ritz Carlton.
  • Managed personnel and vehicle logistics to reduce branch costs and increase profits.
  • Developed ability to manage multiple demands of running store by myself including: in person and telephone sales, processing rentals and returns, cleaning vehicles, picking up customers, and assisting other branches.
  • Accurately recorded daily transactions and completed closing paperwork for submission to corporate office.

Education

Skills

C.L.E. Training
Litigation Toolbox: First Rate Mortgage Forclosures, Presented by Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund  
Legal Research
Westlaw LexisNexis Law Library
Computer Software - Timeslips
Legal Time Billing
Computer Software - ProDoc
Legal Document Assembly

Objective

I am looking for a position as a family law legal assistant.  I have two years of practical experience in the field as well as the academic knowlege that comes from being a rising third year law student. 

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Community Involvement

Eagle Scout - Boy Scouts of America

Greek Affiliation

Delta Tau Delta - Delta Zeta Chapter

Athletics

Captain - Seabreeze High School Varsity Men's Volleyball Team

Interest

  • Florida Gators College Football
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Reading