OBJECTIVE To obtain a challenging and rewarding position that will allow me to utilize my extensive office experience and expand my knowledge of legal practices.
WORK EXPERIENCE OFFICE OF THE CHAPTER ••••• TRUSTEE, Pittsburgh, PA Case Administrator/Paralegal•••••June ••••• - Present Duties: Prepare case files for legal team for creditor meetings, confirmation and court hearings by reviewing debtors’ plans and filed creditor claims for feasibility; assist legal team in conciliation hearings; process court orders and legal correspondence pertaining to debtor’s cases; assist in distribution process of trustee checks.
DAILY JUICE PRODUCTS, DIVISION OF AMERICAN BEVERAGE CORP., Verona, PA Accounts Payable•••••March ••••• – June ••••• Duties: Process vendor invoices for raw materials, artwork, freight invoices, work closely with purchasing and receiving to insure quantities and prices are correct; assist in preparing checks to be mailed to vendors; prepare customer billing; aid in inventory process; act as backup for executive assistant.
COMPANION SERVICING COMPANY, LLC, Atlanta, GA (Name changed to PCFS) Bankruptcy Specialist/Team Leader•••••September ••••• - January ••••• Duties: Input bankruptcy filings; monitor activity in active bankruptcy cases; correspond with attorneys and trustees regarding delinquent accounts; communicate with attorney to protect the company‘s interest; train new specialists; post payments; develop and enhance bankruptcy policies and procedures. ••••• GREENTREE FINANCIAL SERVICES CORPORTATION, Kennesaw, GA Paralegal/Bankruptcy Clerk•••••March ••••• - September ••••• Duties: Receive and review all incoming legal correspondence; prepare bankruptcy file to be forwarded to assigned attorney; communicate with legal counsel; attend legal proceedings for bankruptcy and civil matters; post payments; prepare month end reports for management; backup for department assistant.
FAST TRACK FINANCIAL, Allison Park, PA Paralegal/Collector•••••January ••••• - February ••••• Duties: Responsible for collection of active and charged off accounts; attend court proceedings; perform loan investigation and approval; produce daily and month end closing reports; application of payments; extensive use of communication skills.
UPMC-WESTERN PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE AND CLINIC, Pittsburgh, PA Receptionist•••••October ••••• - December ••••• Duties: Maintain building security access system; reconcile employee payroll deducted parking; develop and maintain copier inventory using database; perform other clerical duties.
CITY OF PITTSBURGH DEPARTMENT OF LAW, Pittsburgh, PA Law Intern/Paralegal•••••December ••••• - December ••••• Duties: Maintain city case management file system using database; file documents with the court; assist in claims department.
EDUCATION WESTERN SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND BUSINESS CAREERS, Monroeville, PA Associate in Specialized Business Degree - Paralegal Specialist Program February ••••• - February •••••
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, Pittsburgh, PA School of Pharmacy /General Studies•••••August ••••• - April •••••