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1532 Cherokee Trail ♦ Plano, Texas 75023 ♦ (469) 732-4433
OBJECTIVE Seeking a permanent part-time or full -time Secretarial, Receptionist, Administrative Assistant or Legal
Assistant position that will utilize my diversified knowledge, skills and experience.
SKILLS Type 85+ wpm; 10-key by touch; Word 2007 and Word 2010; WordPerfect; CT Summation; Excel;
Microsoft Outlook; FileSite; Groupwise; IManage; Juris Timesheets; Quickbooks, including payroll and
taxes; RightFax; ScanSnap; Adobe Acrobat; Roxio Creator DE.
EDUCATION Southeastern Paralegal Institute, Dallas, Texas - Paralegal Certificate, October 1991
(ABA Approved Paralegal Curriculum; 3.66 GPA)
Professional Exper ience
Plano Antique Mall
ASSISTING MANAGER (Part Time) 6/11/2013 – present
Assist store manager with day-to-day aspects of managing the store, including extensive telephone and face-to-face
contact with manager, other store employees, customers, and independent dealers including leasing booths and
troubleshooting leasing or other issues. Work both opening and closing shifts – opening includes preparing registers for
the day’s business; closing involves reconciling the registers and securing the store for the night. Assist with preparation
of vendor move out/move in schedules. Prepare weekly work schedule for 9 part-time employees.
Legal Update, Inc. (Houston) 04/03/2014 – 05/23/2014
LEGAL ASSISTANT (Contract Assignment - Dallas-based healthcare company’s legal dept)
Assisted contract attorney with review and cataloging of medical claim documents for production in discovery relative to
Macdonald Devin, P.C.
LEGAL SECRETARY/LEGAL ASSISTANT 11/21/2005 – 04/03/2013
Assisted Shareholder practicing insurance defense including medical malpractice and toxic tort (asbestos and benzene)
docket. Prepared master file documents; set up/maintained case files; maintained client-specific database, and calendar;
prepared preliminary drafts of pleadings, discovery and correspondence to national counsel, courts and other counsel;
managed electronic case/document repository; all aspects of preparing/e-filing documents with Federal and state courts
including electronic service when available; extensive telephone and e-mail contact with outside counsel and court
personnel; reviewed discovery/input data into Summation for use in case evaluation and management; drafted initial case
evaluations and status reports to national counsel; prepared pre-trial/trial documents and notebooks; input attorney time
in Juris Timesheets.
Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP 10/2003 – 11/2005
Assisted three attorneys practicing toxic tort litigation (asbestos/silica). Prepared preliminary drafts of pleadings,
discovery and correspondence to clients/courts; assembled deposition materials/trial notebooks; opened new case files
including conflicts check; maintained client-specific database (3,000+ cases; 10,000+ plaintiffs); all aspects of
preparing/e-filing documents with Federal and state courts including electronic service when available; extensive
telephone and e-mail contact with outside counsel and court personnel.
Federally Funded Advocacy Program 1/2003 – 8/2003
LEGAL SECRETARY (Temporary Contract Employment)
Assisted attorney specializing in Education Law, with emphasis on Special Education. Prepared preliminary drafts of
correspondence, pleadings and other documents, including status reports to Hearing Officers; finalized appellate briefs;
assembled student records and disclosure notebooks for due process hearings before Special Education Hearing Officers.
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Walsh, Anderson, Brown, Schulze & Aldridge, P.C. 04/23/01 to 05/18/02
Worked with two partners, one specializing in school law, with emphasis on special education issues, and the firm's
Managing Partner and specialist in appellate briefing. Extensive personal and telephone contact with clients, opposing
counsel, Special Education Hearing Officers, and court personnel. Prepared preliminary drafts of correspondence,
pleadings, and other documents, including status reports to Hearing Officers; finalized appellate briefs; assembled student
records and disclosure notebooks for due process hearings before Special Education Hearing Officers.
Milam County Pct.3 County Commissioner
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 06/05/00 to 04/20/01
Assisted Pct.3 County Commissioner and Highway Patrol State Troopers (4) assigned to Milam County. Prepared accident
reports, arrest warrant documentation for service and entry into DPS statewide warrant database, evidence forfeiture
documentation, weekly/monthly personnel reports, monthly/bi -monthly vehicle reports, and daily correspondence and
personal and telephone contact with local law enforcement agencies and judges (at local, county and state level), the
Milam County District Attorney’s Office, and other elected and appointed county officials in Milam County and
Milam County District Attorney’s Office
LEGAL ASSISTANT 01/03/00 to 06/02/00
Processed misdemeanor cases under supervision of Assistant County Attorney and District Attorney; assisted with
preparation of Court-ordered discovery; maintained/coordinated Docket for arraignments, plea s, pre-trial hearings, MTR
hearings and sentencings ; assisted with preparation of cases and accompanied Assistant County Attorney in court for
Docket Calls, Pre-Trial Hearings, Jury and Bench Trials; corresponded/communicated with defendants and/or defense
attorneys, other prosecutors regarding like defendants, out of county/state law enforcement to locate and have
defendant arrested, and Department of Public Safety laboratory and fingerprint personnel for evidence reports;
corresponded/communicated with Adult Probation regarding terms of pleas.
Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce, Thorndale, Texas 5/99 to 12/31/99
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (20 hrs/week)
General administrative responsibility to the Board of Directors. Prepared scripts for/recorded twice weekl y public
announcement radio program; corresponded/communicated with general public; assisted Board with preparation and
execution of public activities -- Miss Thorndale Revue, parades, annual cook-off, etc.
Barrons Restaurant 5/99 to 12/31/99
BOOKKEEPER including payroll and tax reporting (20 hrs/week)
General bookkeeping responsibilities, including verification of receipts and deposits; weekly payroll processing; monthly
payroll and sales tax preparation and reporting; reporting to CPA for tax purposes; c orresponded/communicated with
Sosnowy Investment Management Company, Inc., dba SIMCO, Cameron, Texas 10/94 to 5/99
Direct report to Chairman/CEO. Opened/distributed mail and processed new client paperwork; processed mutual fund
applications and submitted to Mutual Fund for set-up and management; assisted Director of Operations with preparation
and execution of exchanges upon buy/sell signal; recorded daily mutual fund Net Asset Values and variable annuity
closing unit prices and entered into database; prepared weekly and quarterly price performance reports; prepared
Weekly Branch Sales Report; verified bank deposits; heavy client contact via telephone; prepared mailing for quarterly
statements; maintained files.
PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE SUMMARY 1968 – 1994
During this time period, I worked in the following areas: Legal Assistant to Corporate Counsel at Lennox International,
Inc.; Executive Assistant to the partners of Kors Montgomery International (executive headhunters); Executive Secretary,
then Executive Assistant to the President of Gaffney, Cline & Associates, Inc.; Legal Secretary at Haynes and Boone for 10
years, first firm wide, then assigned to partners in Corporate and Bankruptcy, followed by assignment to two partners in
Litigation; Legal Secretary at Diamond & Goodner; IBM Mag Card operator at MB Legal Press.
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Irene Lam, Manager
Plano Antique Mall
1717 W. Spring Creek Parkway, Suite 197
Plano, Texas 75074
Tanya Henkels Fields, Solo Practitioner
(former Supervising Attorney at Macdonald Devin)
9217 Glen Meadow Court
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Patrick S. Kimble
The Kimble Law Firm
2146 Lakecrest Dr.
Greg S. Law
Greg S. Law, PLLC
15 West South Temple Suite 1700
Salt Lake City, UT 84101