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Cassidy S. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Sep 4, 2012

Cassidy S.

Skilled Legal Professional and Contract Manager
   United States
  |   San Diego, CA


Minimum Hourly Rate $22

As an Attorney, I am adept at contract analysis. As a Paralegal I have successfully negotiated contracts and settlements. I have strong analytical and logical reasoning abilities allowing me to quickly identify contractual issues and review, interpret and recommend contractual terms and conditions. I am currently obtaining a certification in Contract Management from San Diego State University.

I am very articulate and have 15 years of practical legal experience with strengths in negotiation, research, analysis, and verbal and written...

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Skills (10)



Smartt Entertainment
Office Manager/Personal Assistant
2012 - 2012
• Analyzed contracts reducing future corporate liability. • Reduced corporate expenditures through research and negotiation. • Assisted President on-site with last minute advancement details...
Popaditch for Congress 2010
Campaign Volunteer
2010 - 2010
Volunteer Position • Trained volunteers on campaign platform for precinct walking. • Conducted phone bank calling to thousands of voters. • Registered and convinced thousands of voters to elect...
Crimmins for Congress 2010
Campaign Volunteer/Outreach Liaison
2010 - 2010
• Represented candidate at campaign events. • Gave guidance before and candid feedback after campaign appearances. • Assisted with yard signs.
Solomon, Grindle, Silverman & Wintringer, APC
Banking and Finance Litigation Paralegal
2008 - 2010
• Successfully negotiated dozens of settlements & implemented 100’s of collections through litigation & post judgment enforcement generating $1,000’s in recovered revenue from outstanding accounts...
The Watkins Firm
Litigation Paralegal
2007 - 2008
• Managed a caseload for six litigators. • Communicated with clients and superiors in preparation of drafting pleadings. • Drafted pleadings (demurrers, motions to compel; requests for judicial...
Abt & Siegel
Construction Defect Defense Legal Assistant
2003 - 2007
• Discussed findings of site inspections and testing with experts and prepared reports for attorneys. • Prepared summaries of job files and depositions. • Prepared pleadings, memoranda and...
Soden & Steinberger, LLP.
Paralegal/Office Manager
2002 - 2003
• Traveled to and filed corporate paperwork with Secretary of State, County Recorder’s Office, Federal and State courthouses. • Analyzed and evaluated inbound correspondence and pleadings to draft...
Physiotherapy Associates Sports Medicine Ctr.
Front Desk Assistant and Fitness Center Assistant
2002 - 2002
This was a part time position while I was studying for the bar exam. • Greeted and scheduled patients. • Prepared medical charts. • Answered incoming calls. • Assisted with selling memberships. •...
Kaye, Rose & Partners, LLP
Maritime Law Clerk
2000 - 2001
• Conducted in-depth legal and Internet research. • Drafted legal documentation. • Reviewed depositions and jury questions to assist attorneys in preparing for hearings and trial. • Trained...
Dell Computer Corporation
Temporary Software Procurement Paralegal
1999 - 1999
This was a one month temporary position. Examined hundreds of software contracts to create MS Excel spreadsheet assisting Software Procurement Department in evaluating future procurement needs.
Branton & Hall
Medical Malpractice & Premises Liability Law Clerk
1998 - 1999
• Drafted speeches for attorney running for judicial office. • Assisted supervising attorney with editing of newsletter article. • Conducted legal research. • Drafted discovery, memoranda and...
IPC Technologies, Inc. aka Austin Computer Corp.
Asst. Contract Manager, Executive Asst.;Travel Mgr
1995 - 1996
• Drafted, edited & analyzed contracts for Sales, Marketing and Engineering departments. • Negotiated rates and coordinated travel and accommodations for employees and management. • Coordinated...
Dell Computer Corporation
Customer Service,Human Resources & Call Center Rep
1994 - 1995
This was a temporary position through Olsten Staffing Services. • Assisted representatives with escalation calls. • Assisted management with voluminous orders to alleviate workload. • Assisted...
Plunkett, Gibson & Allen, Inc.
Insurance Defense Litigation Paralegal
1992 - 1993
• Managed a caseload of 120 files for five attorneys. • Prepared Friendly Suits. • Drafted discovery, pleadings and client correspondence. • Scheduled and monitored discovery and trial...
Rutherford & Laye, P.C.
Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal
1990 - 1991
• Reduced client costs by obtaining medical records directly from medical providers, and preparing, and filing notices of filing and affidavits. • Interviewed potential clients. • Prepared...
McCamish, Martin, Brown & Loeffler
Summer Legal Receptionist
1989 - 1989
• Answered switchboard with 10 lines and 50 extensions. • Assisted accounting department with batching disbursements for clients to prepare for input into system. • Assisted comptroller with...
Columbia Yacht Club
Receptionist and Bartender
1987 - 1988
Summer employment for the summers of 1987 and 1988. • Calculated register receipts of payroll & gratuity records for 20 employees. • Balanced register for daily ledger balance sheets. • Maintained...


San Diego State University
Contract Management Certification
2011 - Present
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
Certificates in Crisis Intervention
2010 - 2011
The Leadership Institute
Campaign Management & Legislative Project Mgmnt.
2010 - 2011
San Diego Culinary Institute
Culinary Arts Certificate
2006 - 2007
St. Mary's University School of Law
Juris Doctorate
1996 - 1999
Texas StateUniversity-The Graduate School
Post-Graduate Paralegal Certificate
1990 - 1992
Ripon College
Bachelor's Degree in Politics & Government;
1986 - 1989
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