yyyyyy x. yyyyyy xxx-xxx-xxxx
green farm rd.
- west bloomfield, mi 48322 firstname.lastname@example.org
yyyyyy x. yyyyyy
7152 green farm rd. - west bloomfield, mi 48322
accomplished attorney eager to contribute exceptional expertise in contract analysis as well as dynamic management and client servicing skills toward actively supporting a progressive organization in optimizing performance.
ø offer 20 years of progressive legal experience and 25 years of concurrent experience in bank security management.
ø comprehensive background in contract review/analysis and human resources.
ø areas of legal practice included: administrative & regulatory law, contracts & consumer law, family & probate law, appellate practice, criminal law, personal injury, business law, real estate, litigation, arbitration and mediation.
ø effectively define, develop and implement targeted action plans to maximize operational productivity, efficiency and profitability.
ø proactively train, develop and direct motivated teams and create a collaborative environment conducive to achieving high levels of employee retention and job satisfaction.
ø proven value and dedication as a team member, as demonstrated by longevity and progression throughout career.
ø dynamic communication, presentation, relationship building and problem-solving abilities.
ø excel at interacting with broad populations including senior management, staff, clients and external contractors.
ø highly proficient in microsoft word.
colleen m. heffron - west bloomfield, michigan 2005-present
chodak & heffron - southfield, michigan 1990-2005
hoffa, chodak & robiner - detroit, michigan 1985-1990
law clerk (1985-1986)
conduct comprehensive legal research and analysis in order to effectively draft, review, edit and manage contracts.
demonstrate exceptional project management and detail orientation skills in overseeing and preparing documents in compliance with applicable court rules and regulations, internal policies and procedures.
effectively lead staff within a team environment in managing day-to-day administrative activities and business operations including associates, paralegals, law clerks and administrative staff.
handle all facets and phases of complex legal files in various stages of completion, including research, analysis and trial.
proficiently develop and execute case strategies, representing individuals and corporations for civil and criminal matters in state and federal courts.
successfully reduce operating costs 30% via improved budgeting, cash flow management and purchasing procedures.
spearhead diverse administrative activities ranging from staffing, training and performance evaluation to workflow planning and policies/procedures development.
build and establish key relationships and liaise effectively between management, staff, legal professionals and clients.
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colleen m. heffron, esq. page 2 of 2
bank one, corporate security - detroit, michigan 1977-2002
manager/ supervisor (1985-2002)
security specialist (1982-1984)
security officer (1977-1982)
contributed dynamic leadership skills in managing 60 direct reports, with full accountability for designing, implementing and monitoring programs.
strategically planned and coordinated schedules to maximize use of human resources while controlling labor costs and meeting customer needs.
trained, motivated and evaluated staff, playing an instrumental role in the development of top performing team members.
proficiently coordinated efforts between security, other corporate departments and external vendors during construction and various projects, demonstrating strong project management and advanced communication skills in achieving operational goals and timelines.
education & bar membership
juris doctor - wayne state university, school of law
bachelor of science degree - wayne state university, school of criminal justice
member in good standing of the michigan state bar, since 1986
hiring agent name
i am currently exploring new opportunities, and am interested in joining your team. to acquaint you with my qualifications, i m submitting my resume for your review. in advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
from conducting comprehensive contract research and analysis to leading high performance teams and facilitating superior employee development and client servicing, i have continually excelled in maximizing performance as a dynamic team member. i excel in identifying and resolving inaccuracies, introducing solutions instrumental to achieving goals and strategically utilizing resources to generate optimal results. as illustrated by the accompanying resume, i have a comprehensive legal and security management background. to complement my experience, i offer a juris doctor and i am a member in good standing of the michigan state bar.
as a member of your team, i will consistently exhibit a strong commitment to quality and a dedication to playing a large role in achieving and surpassing goals. i am eager to meet with you to discuss how my qualifications support your current and prospective needs, and welcome the opportunity to interview at your earliest convenience.
colleen m. heffron, esq.
i would like to thank you for providing me the opportunity to interview with you and discuss the exciting (title of position applying for) position currently available with your company. having gained a deeper insight into the job requirements and your yyyyyy x. yyyyyys, i am confident you will find me a valuable asset in achieving your goals.
as discussed, i am an enthusiastic, disciplined team player eager to launch a successful career as a dedicated member of your staff. i believe you will find my dynamic (list a few skills/qualifications relevant to the position) skills vital to your operations and look forward to contributing to your success.
should you have any additional questions, or to discuss future employment opportunities, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. again, thank you for the enlightening interview. i look forward to your response.
colleen m. heffron, esq.
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