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Recent non-traditional college graduate with sharp critical thinking skills, an eye for detail, and 17 years of management experience looking transition into a legal environment where I can apply previous and newly acquired skills and knowledge.

Work experience

Paralegal (Volunteer)

City of Rockford Department of Law

Prepared discovery for civil cases; Completed legal research assignments; Assisted City Attorney in Traffic Court, prepared hearing notices, judgments, and court supervision orders for final approval by Judge; Requested personnel files from city departments.


Jan 2008Jul 2009

Associate of Applied Science

Rockford Career College

Relevant Coursework:Business Law; Civil Litigation; Contemporary American Government; Contract Law; Court Procedures & Law; Criminal Law; Family Law; Law Office Management; Legal Research & Report Writing; Legal Terminology; Real Estate Law; Research & Report Writing; Torts; Wills, Trusts & Probate.

Externship:City of Rockford Department of Law; Angela Hammer, Managing Attorney.120+ Hours. Legal research; Civil litigation discovery preparation; Document requests; Time & recordkeeping.