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Cynthia D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 12, 2015

Cynthia D.

Business Support-Admin, Legal, Marketing, Web
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL
  |  5:36 pm Local Time

Overview

I provide comprehensive business support so you can concentrate on what you do best-your business. I have worked with executives and all staff levels from diverse industries including legal, medical, design and engineering.

I enjoy using my commercial and legal experience to help businesses succeed through comprehensive research, creative insight, legal and administrative support.

With over 20 years of experience as an industrial designer and paralegal, I offer unique insight and the ability to discover unknowns to help drive better...

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Aug 22, 2012|Patent, Copyright and Trademarks|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

This was a guest blog post submission for a London, UK business development and...
I was invited to submit a guest blog post to a London, UK based business development...
I was invited to write this guest blog post sharing some helpful tips on approaching...
https://theparalegalsociety.wordpress.com/2012/01/30/want-to-really-be-your-attorneys-right-hand-be-proactive-on-legal-briefing/
Spreadsheet listing results of research on event promotion and marketing resources for...
Excel line graph of cost comparison data that was simplified and organized into Excel...
Research and legal writing-reply brief that defeated defendant's motion to dismiss...
Operating Agreement for an Investment Club
Mock appellate brief written for fictitious client while in paralegal studies program
A U.S. design firm needed a way to communicate to potential clients that its...
Branding and store design for a first-time retailer and entrepreneur. The initial store...

Skills (10)

Tested
Business Writing
Business Writing
My Score
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Administrative Support
Administrative Assistant
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Passed
Marketing
Marketing Analytics Fundamentals
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Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing
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Blogging
Blogging Best Practices
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Corporate Brand Identity
Corporate Communications Test
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Passed
Time Management
Time Management
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Copy Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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Email
Email Handling
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Customer Service
Customer Service
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Service Description

"Professional, reliable and fast. That's why we wouldn't hesitate to use talentoncall again."

“I cannot speak highly enough about Cynthia, she is energetic and positive. She is capable and does excellent work, and overall is a delight to have in the office.”

“Cynthia-fantastic work on the media kits and research! It should help us a great deal in shaping the outreach on all of this.”

“You did an amazing job with that article.”

These are a few things that my clients, on and off Elance, and other professionals have said about me and my work.

Here are some of the services that I can perform. If you need something that is not on the following list, please contact me, chances are I can provide it.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND GENERAL OFFICE:
Reception and phone handling
Correspondence-traditional and email, letter composition
Editing and proofreading
Calendar management
Scheduling/appointment setting
Spreadsheets, proposals and reports
File organization and management
Typing/word processing
Customer service

LEGAL:
Calendar and document management
Docketing
Legal assistance
Legal research and writing
Collection and preparation of exhibits for legal documents
Document review, preparation and production
Court filing/e-filing
Contracts and agreements
Summaries such as deposition abstracts

MARKETING/CREATIVE/WEB:
Blog posting
Article writing
Content creation/writing
Social media
Photography
Web content

I look forward to working with you on your next project.


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Employment

Independent Contractor
Paralegal and Administrative Assistant
2012 - Present
Contract legal and administrative support positions via staffing agencies or freelance with clients directly. Clients include GE Energy, Motorola Mobility, and Robert Half Legal. Work with lawyers,...
Illinois Paralegal Association
Board of Directors, Treasurer
2008 - 2013
Board of Directors, Social Events Co-Coordinator, 2008-2013 Engaged in monthly board meetings to conduct association business and address general membership matters. Drafted minutes of statewide...
Holstein Law Offices, LLC
Paralegal and Receptionist
2006 - 2011
Assisted with all aspects of litigation and the daily operations of the firm - such as calendar and court docket management, legal research, discovery, document review and organization, deposition...
DuPage County Bar Assoc./Driver Improvement School
Receptionist, Customer Service Representative
2005 - 2006
Greeted visitors and answered busy multi-line phone system; referred individuals seeking legal advice to appropriate lawyers or directed to community services. Guided attorneys in navigating county...
Naperville Ear, Nose and Throat Associates
Medical Assistant-Front and Back Offices
2003 - 2005
Concurrent roles for hectic 3-physician office treating over 90 patients daily: surgery scheduler, billing/collections assistant and front desk receptionist/medical assistant. Managed...
Commercial Design, Marketing and Branding
In-House & Freelance Designer/Project Manager
1987 - 2003
Helped retailers, small businesses and start-ups create and launch new brands and open new stores. Created and presented sales proposals, corporate identity, technical schematics, advertising...

Education

William Rainey Harper College
Certificate-Paralegal Studies with honors
- 2006
University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design
- 1987

Keywords

administrative assistant
marketing
writing
editing
proofreading
word processing
blogging
social media
customer service
web content
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