Skills

  • Diverse legal and insurance knowledge
  • Data entry / 70 WPM
  • Prepare and format legal documents
  • Proofreading
  • Multi-tasking in fast paced environment
  • Calendaring / Scheduling
  • Manage administrative tasks and duties
  • Records Management
  • Event Planning and Customer Service

Computer Software and Technology

  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook and Access
  • Experienced in office equipment and administrative operations
  • TeamConnect
  • Lotus Notes
  • LeX
  • KwikTag
  • Business Objects

Skills

  • Diverse legal and insurance knowledge
  • Data entry / 70 WPM
  • Prepare and format legal documents
  • Proofreading
  • Multi-tasking in fast paced environment
  • Calendaring / Scheduling
  • Manage administrative tasks and duties
  • Records Management
  • Event Planning and Customer Service

Education

  • Received 36 credits towards a Paralegal Studies Associate’s
    • West Virginia State University 
  • Received 30 credits towards Business Administration Associate’s
    • South University

Work History

Work History

Nationwide Trial Division

2015 - 2016

Senior Legal Secretary 

Maintained all previous duties as a legal secretary and legal office secretary.  Provided support to maintain calendar and assignments to remote administrative secretaries.  Filled-in for direct supervisor and regional director of legal administrative support.

  • Joined corporate national Legal Secretary group to initiate common protocols and workflow processes.
  • Provided assistance with on-boarding associates
  • Assisted in audit file reviews
  • Helped to manage workflow for several offices
  • Provided testing assistance with technology upgrades

Nationwide Trial Division

2012 - 2015

Legal Secretary

Supported civil litigation attorneys for insurance suits.  Drafted legal documents, maintained several calendars for a large scale caseload, scheduled mediations, depositions, and court hearings and trials.  Contacted clients and claims adjusters for status and scheduling of cases.

  • Facilitated the main office transfer with the less paper initiative
  • Assisted supervisor with training new associates in office protocols
  • Supported attorneys in proofreading legal documents comprised of summonses, answers, discovery, motions, notices, and correspondence

Nationwide Trial Division

2005 - 2012

Legal Administrative Secretary

Supported legal office by maintaining files, processing incoming and outgoing suits, maintain an organized office, prioritized incoming visitors, telephone calls, and mail, processed invoices, and drafted legal cover letters.

  • Eliminated backlog and maintained physical and paperless files
  • Maintained and ordered office supplies
  • Scanned and distributed incoming mail
  • Processed and prepared new suits
  • Maintained and updated procedural forms
  • Data entry
  • Processed and shipped closing files

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