* Looking for a professional career as a paralegal for one or more experienced attorney’s including but not limited to: Criminal law and procedure, Civil litigation, contract law, environmental law, domestic law, legal research and writing, along with law office management.
Maryville University St. Louis, Missouri Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies with a certificate in Paralegal May ••••• Cumulative GPA of •••••
McCarthy, Leonard, & Kaemerer, L.C. Chesterfield, Missouri Intern January ••••• - April ••••• Interned at McCarthy, Leonard, & Kaemerer for four months during my final year of college. During the internship I learned numerous details about being a paralegal such as: filing documents with the courts, communication with client, organization skills, understanding of timekeeping manners, while learning about a variety of different areas in legal field, and how paralegals function within a law firm.
Big Chief Roadhouse Wildwood, Missouri Bartender/ Manager April ••••• - Present I currently work as a bartender and manager for a local bar and grill. I have worked my way through college in the restaurant industry and for the past three years I have been bartending, and recently became a manager. Bartending is an enjoyable position however, I have recently graduated and I am ready to put my degree and education to good use. While bartending I have learned many skills such as: good communication, the ability to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment while remaining calm, skills to manage stressful and possibly unhappy customers (as well as co-workers), I have also found many ways to speak with a variety of people dealing with a wide variety of issues. I believe that bartending and managing has made me more personable and reliable.
Skills: * Ability to organize and establish filing systems * Excellent communication * High efficiency * Research and investigative skills * Knowledge and understanding of many computer systems and programs * Team Player * Multi-tasker * prior use in Westlaw and Nexis