• Willow Park TX
  • rhondazara@yahoo.com

Rhonda Zara

Work History

Work History

Collin County District Attorney's Office

Dec 2000 - Oct 2012
Citizen Prosecutor Academy Organizer,  Appellate Felony Legal Assistant,  Trial Team Felony Legal Assistant,  Felony Legal Assistant Family Justice Division, County Court at Law 3 Court Secretary,  Intake Secretary
  • Citizen Prosecutor Academy – Organizing and weekly operations of the Citizen Prosecutor Academy arranging speakers, compiling class notebooks, weekly preparation to ensure a successful class each week.
  • Preparation and management of all legal documents and files for the 417th Juvenile Court docket, filing of court records working closely with the District Clerk’s Office, prosecuting attorneys and defense attorneys, and various Judges and their staff members.
  • High level of confidentiality and professionalism working with juvenile matters. Manage statistical reporting data through Excel and Access.
  • Representing the Juvenile Division of the DA’s office during the Odyssey software conversion process and configuration.
  • Duties through the District Attorney’s Office also include having acted as daily “interim” court administrator for the juvenile court referees until the 417th Judicial District Court officially came online.
  • Worked with Protective Order applicants through the application process.
  • Assisting with CPS document preparation as needed.
  • Assist investigator with photo preparation for trials.
  • Appellate Division-Preparing briefs for submission to the Court of Appeals.

Operations Manager-Accounts Receivable Manager

Mar 1995 - Jul 1998
AMCO Medical Service and Supply
  • Responsible for daily operations and management of durable medical equipment intake department
  • Supervised staff of intake personnel, delivery drivers, accounts receivable agents. These functions included order process, benefit verification, verifying medical necessity from referring physician and managed delivery department assuring customer satisfaction with products and services.
  • Negotiated pricing for equipment with reimbursement source and obtained authorization for reimbursement.
  • Responsible for hiring/firing, performing employee reviews, training, and scheduling regular continuing education in-service meetings.
  • Managed accounts receivable department with same responsibilities.
  • Worked closely with physicians, social service departments, and home health agencies to achieve total patient care in a home environment.

Education

Education

Associate Degree Nursing - RN

Dec 2015
Weatherford College

Associate Degree - General Studies

2013
Weatherford College

Associate Degree - Criminal Justice

2013
Collin County Community College

Certifications

Certifications

Hearing/Vision Screening Certification

CPR Certification

Professional Organization and Affiliations

National Student Nurses Association 2014-2015

NSNA Board Member - Project Coordinator 2015

Member Texas District and County Attorney's Association 2001-2012

Member Texas Association of Court Administrators 2004

Criminal District Attorney's Office Crime Commission 2004

National Foundation for Transplants - Fundraising Volunteer 2009-2012