Amy Goldman

Freelance Admin Support Freelancer & Paralegal

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Location:Prairie Village, Kansas, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/amygoldman
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Kudos
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2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
I have been working as a Legal Assistant in the Kansas City Metro for the past 17 years in many different capacities. I enjoy working as an independent contractor for small firms or sole practitioners. I am available part-time and am set-up to work remotely from home as well. I am a single mother of 2 school aged children and need a position that can be flexible. Please check out my resume and contact me if you have a need for a part-time legal assistant (semi-permanent or project based).



OBJECTIVE To obtain a part-time position as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal

SKILLS Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs and applications
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Knowledge of Family law processes and procedures
Knowledge Immigration processes and procedures
Knowledge of Spanish
Self motivated; ability to take initiative

EXPERIENCE
Law Office of Scott Wasserman Lenexa, KS
Legal Assistant May 2011 – December 2013

Draft all necessary legal pleadings in a practice that dealt with children's issues, such as modifications of parenting plans and/or child support, adoptions, guardianships, permanent custodians, grandparent visitation, mediation, and private CINC cases
Coordinate court dates and appointments with all interested parties

Crestview Elementary PTA Merriam, KS
President Aug. 2011-May-2013

Manage all aspects of parent led non-profit organization at elementary school
Implement a school wide Recycling and Composting program


Law Office of Roberta Farrell Kansas City, MO
Immigration Legal Assit./Paralegal November 1995 – August 1998 &
January 2010 – April 2011

Prepare and file family- and employment-based immigration petitions and applications
Maintain client files
Maintain docket

Goodies by Goldman Overland Park, KS
Catering-Self Employed August 2004-December 2009

Started and ran all aspects of independent catering business

Independent Contractor Kansas City area
Immigration Legal Assist./Paralegal June 2002 – August 2004

Handled all paralegal duties with regard to employment and family-based immigration for immigration law practices and corporations in the Kansas City area

Sprint Overland Park, KS
Immigration Coordinator/Paralegal March 2000 – June 2002

Coordinated employment-based immigration issues for large telecommunications company, with an average case load of more than 1,000 open and active cases
Counseled employees and managers on processes and procedures of internal company policy as well as immigration regulations and laws
Assisted in creating and implementing corporate immigration policy

Black & Veatch Overland Park, KS
Immigration Coordinator/Paralegal August 1998 – March 2000

Coordinated all in-bound immigration-related issues for employees in a 9,000-employee global engineering firm with an average caseload of approximately 300 open and active cases
Coordinated all out-bound work permits for U.S. citizen expatriates traveling to project sites overseas

EDUCATION Missouri Western State College St. Joseph, MO
B.A. Spanish May 1996
A.S. Legal Studies May 1996

REFERENCES: Available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Admin Support
Paralegal