Experienced and Certified Paralegal
2012-Current Foy & Associates Atlanta, GA Paralegal
Medically manage cases which includes referring clients to specialists and ordering surgical estimates and narratives as necessary.
Assist lead attorney with active case management and development to collect over $1.8 million in attorney's fees annually.
Set up and revise medicaid and medicare liens.
Trained newly hired paralegals on all aspect of the personal injury process.
Developed in-house method of procedures to help paralegals with better time management reducing client complaints by approximately 30%.
Served as liaison between clients, opposing counsel, vendors and witnesses.
2007-2012 Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Atlanta, GA Case Manger/Legal Assistant
Interview clients, witnesses, doctors and police officers.
Plan and conduct case investigations including, but not limited to, obtaining medical records, police reports, and insurance information.
Evaluate cases for potential litigation.
Maintain accurate records associated with processing cases.
Assist client through the entire personal injury process including obtaining rental car, referral for necessary treatment and assisting in getting liability accepted by insurance company.
2004-2007 The Florida Default Law Group Tampa, FL
Applied an extensive knowledge of substantive and procedural aspects of foreclosure litigation.
Maintained accurate, up to date, and confidential client files.
Utilized excellent writing skills and experience to draft a wide range of legal documents including pleadings, motions, briefs and memos to attorney.
Conducted client interviews to elicit necessary information for attorney, accurate prioritization, and to assist in the legal proceedings.
Key Skills: Microsoft Word Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint PDFill Editor Needles Compass Types 80+ WPM
Education: Capella University Minneapolis, MN Graduate Certificate, Contemporary Theory in Couple & Family Systems 3.6 GPA December 2013
Georgia State University Atlanta, GA Bachelor Science, Psychology, 3.2 GPA January 2012
Florida Metropolitan University Clearwater, FL Associate Science, Paralegal Studies, 3.8 GPA April 2006 Cum Laude Honors
Honors and Achievements:
National Dean’s List
Collegiate All - American Award
Graduated Cum Laude
Distinguished Student Award
*References available upon request.