Litigation Paralegal

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Doloras Vansell

doloras.vansell@gmail.com | (731) 299-4018 | 3100 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006, USA

Summary


I am a litigation paralegal with over three years of experience in the field. I have worked on a variety of cases, both big and small, and have gained valuable experience in many different aspects of the legal process. I am extremely detail-oriented and organized, which allows me to keep track of all the moving parts in a case and make sure that nothing falls through the cracks. I also have excellent research skills and writing ability, which comes in handy when drafting pleadings or preparing for trial. Overall, my goal is always to provide top-notch support to my attorney(s) so that they can achieve the best possible outcome for their clients

Experience


Litigation Paralegal at Dewey, Cheatum, & Howe, TXJun 2022 - Present

  • Successfully managed and organized document production for a team of 12 attorneys in a complex antitrust litigation case with over 50 million pages of documents.
  • Utilized advanced legal research skills to locate key cases and articles for use in preparing various motions, including summary judgment motions.
  • Assisted attorneys in trial preparation by organizing exhibits, creating witness binders and coordinating logistics.
  • Drafted numerous discovery requests and responses, as well as other pleadings such as motion to dismisses and oppositions to motions.
  • Conducted countless interviews with clients, witnesses, experts etc. to obtain information relevant to the case.

Paralegal at , TXSep 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Researched and compiled data for cases, which resulted in a 90% success rate for the firm.
  • Wrote legal briefs that won 4 out of 5 court cases.
  • Negotiated settlements in 3 major lawsuits, saving the company an estimated $1 million dollars.
  • Successfully managed caseloads of up to 50 open files at one time.
  • Drafted letters and other documents related to client representation.

Education


Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies at Austin Community College, TXSep 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are: critical thinking, time management, research, and writing.

Skills


  • Legal research
  • Writing and editing legal documents
  • Client communication
  • Courtroom experience
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management

Mary Mauch

mary.mauch@gmail.com | (562) 052-5485 | 1234 5th St,

Summary


I am a litigation paralegal with over three years of experience. I have worked on cases involving breach of contract, personal injury, and medical malpractice. I have also conducted research, prepared legal documents, and managed discovery requests. In addition, I have provided support to attorneys during trial proceedings.

Experience


Litigation Paralegal at Midwest Litigation Services, MNJun 2022 - Present

  • Drafted and filed over 100 court documents, including motions, pleadings, and discovery requests.
  • Organized and managed document production for 20+ depositions.
  • Reviewed and summarized 200 pages of medical records per day for 4 months on a personal injury case.
  • Coordinated with outside vendors to obtain costs associated with litigation matters.
  • Assisted in drafting client communications, demand letters, settlement agreements.

Paralegal at Litigation Support Solutions, MNJul 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Negotiated and settled a $100,000 personal injury case without having to go to trial.
  • Wrote winning briefs in 3 out of 4 appellate court cases.
  • Research led to the overturning of a criminal conviction.
  • Successfully managed docket for 50+ clients.
  • Saved the firm 10% annually on outside counsel fees.

Education


Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies at Hennepin Technical College, MNSep 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to research and write legal documents, as well as communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills


  • Legal research
  • Writing legal briefs
  • Drafting discovery requests and responses
  • Conducting client interviews
  • Organizing case files
  • Assisting with trial preparation