Legal Experience • Experienced legal professional with three years of experience working for law firms. • Exposure to a variety of areas of law such as: family, civil, criminal, real estate, trusts and estates. • Experienced using Timeslips time and billing software, PC Law billing and accounting software, Turbo Law software and FinPlan divorce planner software.
General Experience • Experienced administrative professional with many years of experience working for private companies. • Able to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure to complete tasks and meet deadlines. • Extensive administrative support experience and customer service background. • Proficient in word processing, electronic communication and computer applications (Word, Excel and Outlook).
Responsible for various legal duties • Drafted various court forms using Turbo Law software • Compiled and entered client’s financial data using FinPlan divorce planner software • Drafted correspondence to clients, attorneys and others • Set up and maintained client files • Organized and indexed large volumes of discovery documents • Using PCLaw software opened new client matter, scheduled appointments and posted important court dates
Responsible for various administrative duties • Greeted clients, maintained office filing system, ordered office supplies, made bank deposits and performed general office administration. ••••• Law Office of Maureen A. O’Reilly•••••Dedham, MA••••••••••/••••• to •••••/••••• Legal Secretary
Responsible for various legal duties • Drafted various pleadings, financial statements and child support guidelines • Drafted correspondence to clients, attorneys and others • Entered billable hours and various expenses into Timeslips and sent out monthly invoices • Monitored receivables and followed up with delinquencies • Managed and reconciled IOLTA account • Scheduled and monitored attorney appointments and court dates in Lawyer’s Diary • Set up and maintained client files • Organized and indexed large volumes of discovery documents
Responsible for various administrative duties • Managed office business bank account by paying bills and reconciling monthly statements, prepared and made bank deposits, tax payment deposits, and prepared weekly payroll. • Screened incoming calls, transcribed various documents, maintained office filing system, ordered office supplies and kept office orderly.
EDUCATION: Associate in Science - Paralegal Studies, ••••• GPA Mass Bay Community College, Wellesley, MA Dean’s List and Phi Theta Kappa