Paralegal Resume

Added on August 18, 2011 in Administrative Resumes, Legal Law and Security Resumes, P by admin

Debra Baker
2500 Sawmill RoadSanta Fe, NM87505
201.777.7777debrabaker@internet.com

PARALEGAL
Skilled office professional with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Highly organized and detail-oriented; efficiently manages time and projects with close attention to deadlines. Effective in stressful situations and able to successfully work with diverse populations. Persuasive and tenacious.

EXPERIENCE

• Drafting legal documents, affidavits, and preparing orders
• Conducting independent interviews and investigations without supervision
• Serving as liaison between attorneys, investigators, court clerks and judges
• Researching case law using the library and Internet
• Proofreading for accuracy and consistency
• Opening and maintaining case files
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and scheduling applications

FORMAL TRAILING AND COURSEWORK IN CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LAW
Civil Litigation Drafting of pleadings, preparation of motions, discovery and pretrial data certificates and trial notebooks
Ethics Client confidences, conflicts of interest, unauthorized practice of law
Contracts Offers, acceptance, consideration, illegal contracts, third-parry contracts, contractual capacity, remedies, Uniform Commercial Code, discharge of obligations, provision
Research Statutes, digest, case law, citators, encyclopedias, dictionaries, online databases
Torts Negligence, intentional torts, strict liability, personal injury litigation, settlements
Criminal Law Statutory and common law, criminal theory and interpretation of statutes
Public Law Business and economic regulation and ethical considerations

EDUCATION

Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM, May 2011

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

• Leadership Training
• Administrative Plan, Policies, Procedures, and Programs
• Interviewing and Interrogation (Reid Technique)
• Conflict Management

WORK HISTORY

Peace Officer /Investigator, Santa FeCounty, Santa Fe, NM 2008 – 2010
Communications/Correction Officer, De Baca County, Fort Summer, NM 2007- 2008
Trainee,Georgina Criminal Justice Academy, 2005- 2006
Intelligence Analyst, US Army, Albany, GA 2003 – 2005
DUI Technician, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Forsyth, GA 2001 – 2002
Intelligence Analyst, US Marine Corps, Barstow, CA 1998 – 2001

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