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Jennifer Cruse | Elance
Last Sign-in: Dec 14, 2015

Jennifer Cruse

18 years of Legal Experience
   United States
  |   Quinlan, TX


Minimum Hourly Rate $27

My work with first-rate attorneys enables me to offer you an exceptional mix of training, knowledge, experience, and professionalism. I have worked for several law firms in the Dallas area. I have varied experience is several areas of law and feel my excellent work ethic and dedication would make me a valuable member of your team. My commitment to excellence has proven to be a valuable asset.

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Performed all legal research necessary to prepare adequate Response to Motion for...

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Legal Consulting
Legal Research
Legal Transcription
Paralegal Services
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Service Description

I am able to provide a various skill set to the individuals who I collaborate with in this setting. My vast amount of legal expertise in various areas has allowed me to grow my personal skill set beyond that of most paralegals at my experience level. From general clerical tasks to the more complex paralegal assignments, I can provide you with the tools that allow you to maximize your time by focusing on the tasks that require your attention.

I can provide my unsurpassed organizational skills to help your to prioritize and delegate your workflow efficiently. By delegating your mundane and dreaded work flow to me, you can focus on the production that drives your business increasing your net profits substantially.

Be it a simple correspondence letter, a phone call to follow up on a pressing issue or providing case law research to support your claims in relevant setting and pleadings. My vast amount of bankruptcy experience in conjunction with my litigation background allows me to provide a unique skill set. Whether it is preparing a petition and schedules, or reconciling Proof of Claims to ensure their accuracy, I know that my knowledge will be found as a valuable asset.

Furthermore, my bankruptcy litigation experience, primarily with FCRA, TILA and FDCPA areas would allow you to grow your practice increasing your net profits exponentially. My first hand knowledge of mortgage lenders and servicers, their business practices and the ability to decipher their almost...

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Buckley Madole, P.C./National Bankruptcy Services
High Risk Litigation/Chapter 11 Paralegal
2012 - 2015
Development of client processes and procedures for the Chapter 11 Team, both for the client and for our internal management of Chapter 11 bankruptcy loans. Preparing and developing policy and...
Allmand Law, P.L.L.C.
Lead Bankruptcy Paralegal
2011 - 2012
Training of new employees and oversight of same. Attendance at pre-hearing conferences at the Chapter 13 Trustee’s office. Working with the Trustees’ and Opposing Counsel to resolve of any and all...
J. Ward Holliday & Associates
Bankruptcy Paralegal
2009 - 2011
Management of 150 - 500 active Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy cases nationwide with the assistance of a local counsel network. Drafting of pleadings including, but not limited to Proof of Claims,...
Texas Instruments, Inc.
Legal Administrative Assistant
2006 - 2009
Preparing expense reports. Organizing travel arrangements. Conducting Legal and SEC research with regard to mergers and acquisitions, OSHA and EPA concerns as well as Labor and Employment Law....
J. Ward Holliday & Associates
Bankruptcy Paralegal
2004 - 2006
Management of 150 - 500 active Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy cases nationwide with the assistance of a local counsel network. Drafting of pleadings including, but not limited to Proof of Claims,...
Rodney R. Elkins & Co.
2003 - 2004
Maintaining approximately 100 active files in various types of law including arbitration, family, civil and bankruptcy. Drafting of pleadings, discovery and trial preparation. Corresponding with...
Petroff & Associates
2002 - 2003
Maintaining files in the Phen-Fen mass tort litigation. Coordinating filing of all documents to the AHP Settlement Trust with various referring attorneys. Contacting clients regarding several areas...
James G. Leonard, P.C. & Associates
Lead Bankruptcy Paralegal/Office Manager
2000 - 2002
Responsible for over 300 active Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy cases. Assisting with client billing, including but not limited to receipt of payments, preparing and reviewing invoices, entering of...
Provost & Umphrey, P.C.
Legal Assistant
1999 - 1999
Responsible for non-Texas asbestos litigation in which I assisted my supervisor with various projects. Prepared master computer forms by compiling gross amount of medical data on each of our 6,000...
Stephen A. Taggart
Receptionist / Legal Assistant
1997 - 1998
Actively managing approximately 50 family law files. Drafting of documents including but not limited to Original Petitions for Divorce, Final Decree, TRO, QUADRO, and Temporary Orders. Client...


University of North Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
2009 - 2015
Richland College
Associates of Science
2007 - 2009
Lamar Univeristy
Paralegal Certification Program
1996 - 1999
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