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Dorothy C. | Elance
 
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Dorothy C.

Precision Paralegal Services
   United States
  |   Shawnee, KS

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

Experienced as Head Paralegal/Office Manager for a general practice law firm.
Completed over sixty credit hours at University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law.
Proven record of success in resolution of personal injury cases without litigation.
Handled over 150 personal injury cases from client intake to final disposition.
Secured over $250,000 in personal injury settlements in one quarterly earning period.
Promoted from Research Assistant to Head Paralegal/Office Manager in less than a year.
Proficient in Amicus Legal and Personal...

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Service Description

Execute highly specialized legal research in both print and online forums.
Meticulously draft any number of legal documents including, but not limited to: petitions, answers, demand letters, divorce decrees, custody/visitation/parenting agreements, criminal documents including appellate court briefs, subpoenas, deposition summaries, interrogatories, answers to interrogatories, notices of discovery, briefs, client correspondence, and policy and procedure standards.
Organize and maintain complicated evidence and witness lists.
Proficient in all areas of civil litigation including, but not limited to: Social Security, Worker's Compensation, Wills, Trusts & Estates, Probate, Family, Criminal, Bankruptcy, and Traffic.
Analysis and synthesis of complex legal theory with a strong emphasis on written and verbal communication.

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Employment

St. Joseph Medical Center
Respiratory Therapist
2010 - Present
Currently employed as an Intensive Care and Pulmonary Rehab Respiratory Therapist.
Wonder Law Offices
Head Paralegal/Office Manager
2003 - 2006

Education

University of Missouri Kansas city School of Law
Juris Doctorate Degree Pursued
2003 - 2006
Ottawa University
Bachelor of Arts in Management
2000 - 2002
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Registered Respiratory Therapy Diploma
2000 - 2000
Concorde Career College
Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician Diploma
1998 - 1999
Johnson County Community College
Pursued Associate of Arts Degree
1994 - 1996
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Paralegal
legal assistant
legal secretary
legal researcher
legal writer
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