Find freelancers. Lose those costly delays.

With 1.7 million freelancers, we'll match you with the perfect talent.

or, Register with Elance »

Thelma W. | Elance
 
176985602337900
Last Sign-in: Mar 27, 2015

Thelma W.

PARALEGAL WITH B.S. IN PRE-LAW TO WRITE & RESEARCH
   United States
  |   Pompano Beach, FL

Overview

#1 Ranked Elance Paralegal. I am a hard-working litigation paralegal who is extremely bright. I also have a Bachelor of Science degree in pre-law. I have seventeen years of experience in major law firms drafting a myriad of legal documents, performing legal research and I have also written articles on a wide array of topics. I have completed one year of law school on academic scholarship and currently in the process of obtaining my Corporate MBA. Law school made me realize that I prefer to be behind the scenes doing the leg work rather...

Read More »
Mar 20, 2015|Contracts|Private|Completed
Mar 19, 2015|Family|Private|Completed
|
5.0
Mar 18, 2015|Litigation|Private|Completed
|
4.5
Feb 26, 2015|Litigation|Private|Completed
|
5.0

View All »

Skills (18)

Tested
Paralegal
Complex Commercial Litigation
Contracts
Immigration
Editing
English Grammar
English Spelling
Customer Service
Academic Writing
English
Bookkeeping
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Business Writing
Microsoft Outlook
Computer Skills
General Office Skills

Service Description

Company background

I have a Bachelor of Science degree (pre-law ). I have completed a paralegal certification course and completed one year of law school on academic scholarship. I have worked for major law firms and top-notch attorneys. I am proficient drafting a myriad of legal documents including complaints, answers, interrogatories, requests for production, requests for admissions, notices of deposition (including duces tecum), notices of hearing, subpoenas (including duces tecum), summons, and appellate briefs - just to name a few. I have also drafted responses to documents after reading the opposing party's initial document (or in some cases drafting a reply to their response). My attorneys put a lot of faith in my abilities. I am proficient with filing documents in State, Federal and Appellate Courts, including electronic filing. I am also very good at setting motion calendar and special set hearings with judicial assistants as well as setting hearings through online scheduling (where available), coordinating trials, setting depositions, scheduling court reporters, etc. I am excellent at drafting correspondence to opposing counsel, judges and clients. I truly possess in depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles, and I know how to effectively and efficiently perform legal research. I also stay on top of any new changes in the law and civil procedure. I have prepared and filed legal documents in various courts and jurisdictions across the nation -...

Read More »

Keywords

Paralegal
Administrative Support
Business Services
Contracts
Legal Research
Corporate Law
Family Law
Real Estate
Criminal
Immigration
Company Snapshot
All Categories
Elance Level
Level represents activity and experience on Elance. Freelancers start at Level 1 and achieve higher levels through their work. A higher "Level" indicates greater earnings, ratings and other achievements on Elance. Learn More »
  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Jobs
Total
Milestones
Hours
Reviews
4.9
Recommend
Clients
Total
Repeat
Earnings
Private
Private
Total
Per Client
Identity
Username
TeeWhite
Type
Company
Member Since
December 2009
Elance URL
Verifications
0
Thelma W. | Elance

Thelma W.