17 December 2018
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Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 121 638 0026
E: info@dayjob.com


PERSONAL SUMMARY

A hard-working and proactive individual who is able to use her initiative and ability to produce the right document at just the right time. Maxine has the quality legal experience needed to build contacts within the judicial system and the legal fraternity. She possess an analytical and logical mind and can perform all of her duties in a friendly but effective manner. With her present employer she has a reputation for having an innovative approach to providing high quality, commercial and legal advice to clients. Right now she would like to join a respected law firm that consistently exceeds its client’s expectations.


CAREER HISTORY

Paralegal - Start Date - Present
Employers name - Location
Responsible for carrying out back-office management and clerical duties in a busy legal department.

Duties;

  • Helping clients to prepare for hearings, mediations and trials.
  • Maintaining the schedule of an attorney.
  • Supporting case presenters in the preparation of cases for hearing.
  • Attending to pre-exchange, pre-completion and post completion meetings.
  • Drafting and filing legal documents.
  • Discussing subpoenas, deposition notices, pre-trial orders, and legal briefs with Senior Lawyers.
  • Reviewing legal case notes.
  • Conducting initial client interviews.
  • Arranging for the transportation of legal files.
  • Writing up legal correspondence and then sending it out.
  • Handling confidential information appropriately.
  • Providing legal advice to clients over the phone.
  • Drafting instructions to counsel.
  • Preparing pleadings and briefs.


JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location

JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location


KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Professional

  • Able to work on limited instructions and without close supervision.
  • Working to deadlines in accordance with agreed procedures.
  • Knowledge of litigation process and procedures.
  • Superb organisational skills.
  • Experience with online legal document management systems.
  • Filing documents with the court.


Personal

  • Willing to work hard in a team environment.
  • Ability to listen to the concerns of others.
  • Constantly measuring own performance against set expectations.
  • Have a pro-active work ethic.
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism.
  • Approachable and easy to engage with.
  • Able to work on own initiative and unsupervised.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Litigation cases
Meeting coordination
Legal research
Corporate work
Corporate law
Criminal law
Document management


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

University name   -  Degree details              Study Dates
College name      -  Qualifications                Study Dates
School name       -  Subjects / Grades          Study Dates


REFERENCES

Available on request.
 



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