- Bolton, GB
- £9 /hr
- Available now
I am a US citizen currently enjoying life in the UK. I have 9 years professional experience in the legal field and, more recently, as a business support specialist at a leadingmore...I am a US citizen currently enjoying life in the UK. I have 9 years professional experience in the legal field and, more recently, as a business support specialist at a leading utilities corporation. I am proficient in all aspects of legal support work, e.g. research, transcription, drafting documents/letters and creating presentations. I am committed, conscientious and work to a high level of professionalism.
Area Covered: North West England
Job Title: Industrial & Commercial Business Support
Company: Enterprise Metering
Description: Responsibilities include planning and overseeing the team"s work programme each week (using Microsoft Word and Access) and communicating with field engineers regarding their daily schedules. Monitoring daily reports to ascertain that all the work has been completed, is outstanding or is pending in the system and reporting any issues to management team. Team support work consists of assisting colleagues by resolving queries and problem solving that arise from contact with customers and/or field engineers. Daily responses supplied to customer queries, job requests and line installation. Updates and resolutions provided as well as advice offered to customers when necessary.
Job Title: Paralegal
Company: Walker, Tipps & Malone
Description: Principal responsibility covered managing, coordinating and tracking projects and workflow from inception to conclusion of trial. Furthermore, I developed recommendations and procedures for solicitors regarding key electronic information management. Advisory work with solicitors included recommendations on all technical issues related to projects as well as liaising to discuss technology that would most benefit colleagues in their practice and successful casework. Extensive specialist research of technology trends necessitated work online, in trade publications and cooperation with field professionals to maximise the smooth running of technology within the firm and reduce costs. Vital casework presentation within the courtroom demanded accurate work on PowerPoint, Summation and Sanction software to demonstrate key evidence to legal teams, the jury and the presiding judge. Due to the role"s multi-faceted nature, the technical support element was as fundamental as the legal side, requiring leadership and training to other legal support staff.
Job Title: Paralegal
Company: Norris & Norris PLC
Description: Duties included drafting letters, legal pleadings and collating the factual evidence for case support via independent investigative research and liaising with legal teams, witnesses, experts. Essential case support included interviewing and maintaining extensive communication with clients, often on sensitive issues throughout the life of the case. Trust, discretion and confidentiality were therefore paramount to the role. Significant support responsibilities also demanded detail oriented review of lengthy witness depositions to garner essential case support facts. Further support work involved organising and indexing multiple case volumes of significant depth containing wide ranging information including medical and criminal records, personal and employment history and financial information.
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Field of Study: Criminal Justice/Psychology
University / College: University of Maryland
Degree: ABA accredited paralegal certificate
Field of Study: Legal
University / College: Southeastern Career College
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