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Michelle M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 22, 2013

Michelle M.

Experienced Freelance Paralegal
   United States
  |   Fairborn, OH

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Temporary placements with GE, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Duck Creek Technologies, and LexisNexis among others. I have also worked at Sallie Mae and Wright State University. I have experience in contract, patent, real estate, employment, bankruptcy and international compliance. Specialties include research and drafting, including responding to office actions, discovery response, and contract review. Excellent and detail oriented data entry skills to provide high quality transcription service and data entry. I also specialize in file management...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Accounts Receivable Management
Analytics
Customer Service
General Office Skills
Computer Skills
Time Management
U.S. Culture

Service Description

I am a paralegal who's experience in the temporary employment arena has given me unique qualifications allowing me to pursue nationwide, internet based freelance opportunities while still providing excellent work quality. In today's market place, flexibility and diversity are in high demand. While every law firm needs a dedicated paralegal or legal assistant who is able to work in concert with the attorney or attorneys in the firm, often firms and legal departments will find themselves in need of additional help from time to time. Rather than turning away clients, hiring additional employees who may not be needed in a few months, or allowing attorneys and staff to become overwhelmed and burnt out, many firms are embracing freelance employees or using temporary services.
My unique history starts with graduation from the ABA approved Paralegal program at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. Shortly before graduation I was contact by a temporary service in response to the resume I had posted on Monster.com regarding a position at GE - Aviation. I was very interested in working for a major corporation and happy to be chosen for the position.
At GE - Aviation I worked in international compliance researching international third-part representatives. This work included contract review, research, review of reports provided by various agencies, interviews with representatives from around the globe, presentations to corporate review boards, taking of minutes, and...

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Education

Sinclair Community College
AAS
1993 - 1995

Keywords

Paralegal
Legal Assistant
Litigation
Research
Drafting
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