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Offering 10 years of legal experience, with comprehensive background in bankruptcy, commercial and real estate litigation, bankruptcy (creditors), insurance defense, employment law, and administrative support. Exceptional ability to research and evaluate case findings. Ability to juggle several projects simultaneously while working under pressure in fast-paced environments. Excel at interacting with broad populations, including legal professionals, corporate executives, staff and clients.
Law Office Operations/Management E-Filing Travel Arrangements & Visas Trial Preparation
Pleadings & Correspondence Drafting & Dictation Scheduling/Calendaring Client Relations Legal Research
Litigation Secretary - Seyfarth Shaw LLP, San Francisco, CA XXXX-Present
Contribute organizational skills and strong attention to detail toward supporting all aspects of daily law office operations, specializing in bankruptcy (representing creditors) and commercial litigation, with some employment litigation.
Proficiently handle court filings and e-filing in all jurisdictions in California, including Southern California, with strong focus on timely and accurate submissions.
Legal Secretary - Preston Gates & Ellis, San Francisco, CA 2004-XXXX
Reporting directly to a Partner and two general civil litigation associates, demonstrated exceptional multitasking and prioritizing abilities in achieving goals and timelines.
Acquired knowledge and experience in creditors rights litigation, including bankruptcy litigation.
Relied upon to manage extensive court filings, including e-filing in United States District Court for the Northern District of California and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California.
Administered complex information management/filing system to maximize operational efficiencies while maintaining and updating all files for approximately 50 cases.
Entered attorney time on Carpe Diem, typed up correspondence and pleadings from dictation and oversaw travel arrangements, further illustrating strong ability to manage multiple functions.
Legal Secretary - Hancock Rothert & Bunshoft, San Francisco, CA 2001-2004
Actively supported two insurance defense associates and an employment litigation and counseling associate, ensuring optimal productivity, efficiency and quality of services.
Accurately planned and coordinated calendar events on Vision system.
Filed legal documents and employment claim responses to appropriate agencies, as well as federal and state courts including United States District Court e-filings.
Effectively assisted traveling attorneys with mail, email and voicemail to minimize disruption to workflow.
Legal Secretary - Arter & Hadden LLP, San Francisco, CA 1999-2001
Supported real estate transactional partner and associate, as well as general civil litigation associate.
Handled state and federal court filings, ensuring critical compliance with all court requirements.
Steered various trial preparation activities, including coordinating witness schedules and preparing trial binders.
Applied advanced communication and interpersonal relation skills toward responding to client inquiries and troubleshooting issues while attorneys are in trial.
Assembled documents for closing binders on real estate transactions and arranged for final product, including layout and table of contents.
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