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Alana S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 31, 2009

Alana S.

Professional Paralegal
   United States
  |   Lawrenceville, GA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

Perform research and analysis of routine legal problems and issues
- Conduct client interviews and maintain general contact with the client
- Prepare Affidavits of witness statements
- Notarize documents
- Prepare closing documents for residential properties
- Review and prepare Settlement Statements (HUD-1), FHA documents, and purchase agreements
- Review Appraisals, prepare comparables for residential and commercial properties
- Transcribe depositions and meetings
- Prepare case notes, head notes, and index entries describing...

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Feb 17, 2009|Word Processing|$50|Working
Feb 17, 2009|Real Estate|$0|Working
Feb 8, 2009|Other - Legal|$25|Completed
Feb 7, 2009|Bankruptcy|$150|Completed
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Portfolio

Brochures created for Law firm
Civil complaint
Sample of document used to create a Condo Association.
Sample of pre-recorded Condo Declarations.
Sample of pre-recorded Condo By-Laws
Sample demand letter submitted to the liability company, also reserving the right to...
Sample letter when liability company has denied coverage.
Sample document requesting settlement for medical bills.
I use WestLaw to research cases to make sure that the adverse party claims 100% liability
Sample of affidavit that I prepared and notarized to be faxed to the insurance company...
This is a sample of a living Will that I prepared
Sample of POA that I prepared for our client that was finalizing his Estate Planning.
Sample of a Will that I prepared for client.
Sample of Bankruptcy Preparation
Description of the Bankruptcy Services I can provide.

Skills (9)

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Office Skills Test
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Call Center Skills
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Access Administration
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Excel
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Service Description

I am a notary public, professional paralegal offering paralegal services as well as administrative support. I have 10 years of administrative and paralegal experience. I have a degree from Kaplan University in Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies. I am a member of the National Association of Legal Professionals and will become a certified Paralegal in September, 2008.

My experience includes:
- Draft and review Wills and Probate documents for proper vesting information and determine homestead
- Review and draft legal documents, briefs, Power of Attorney and Trust Agreements
- Prepare representation letters and all correspondence with insurance companies and adverse parties
- Assist clients with property claims and correspond with towing companies and repair shops
- Prepare demand letters using proper ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS codes increasing settlements by 50-60%
- Prepare bankruptcy forms and submit electronically
- Prepare child support worksheet and pleadings for divorce settlements including parenting plan
- Research relevant statutes, rulings, and precedents to be used as a basis for answering requests for legal opinions of a routine nature or limited scope

Atlanta Paralegal Services off-site Virtual Administrative and office supportsupport.

At Atlanta Paralegal Services, we work as a competent extension of your company to quickly help you meet your bottom-line in a cost-effective manner.

The wonderful aspect of our business is that the only things...

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Employment

Spehar & Associates, LLC
Paralegal
2008 - Present
Personal Injury Paralegal. Assisting with contact with clients, vendors, hospitals and insurance companies. Prepared all documentations required. Assisted in final settlement stages and prepared...
First Narional Title
Title Processor/Jr. Underwriter
2005 - 2007
Prepare Ouit Claim Deeds, Warranty Deeds and other vesting deeds. Prepare closing documents for residential properties. Review and prepare Settlement Statements (HUD-1), FHA documents, and purchase...
Ken Lawson & Associates
Legal Assistanct / Researcher
2001 - 2006
Perform research and analysis of routine legal problems and issues. Maintained excellent customer relations and developd customer rapport. Conduct client interviews and maintain general contact...
Kelly Services
Executive Assistant
1998 - 2004
Maintained high level executives calanders. Scheduled meetings and travel arrangemens. Provided administrative support and customer service. Prepared presentations and attended meeting to record...

Education

Kaplan University
Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies
2004 - 2005
University of Cincinnati
Business Management
1999 - 2003

Keywords

administrative
legal
support
document preparation
research
paralegal
professional
attorney
legal assistance
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