Provided support to attorneys in the state Office of Public Counsel, a public advocate for consumers in utility regulatory matters
Provided support to attorneys in the state Child Support Enforcement Unit, assisting with: (1) creation of proposed legislation; (2) preparation of garnishment execution requests and follow up, which collected $78,000 in back child support for the agency; and (3) preparation of contracts with local prosecutors to assist in the collection of child support. I also: (1) provided clerical support to gubernatorial-appointed Commission on Child Support Enforcement, which included arranging meetings of the Commission, taking minutes, and preparing Report to the Governor; (2) arranged for paternity testing and shipment of blood and/or test results; (3) negotiated with delinquent payers to achieve payment, which included $28,000 in back due support from an Arizona man; and (4) acted as liaison with other states in their collection efforts.
Provided support to attorneys in private law firms, including eight years with a firm whose primary focus is in the field of insurance defense and insurance regulatory matters, workers’ compensation and disability matters, with lesser emphasis on general business law, estate planning, family law, criminal/traffic matters and other general matters
Experienced in meting deadlines and working under pressure
Self-starter, working independently to assist lawyers by preparing legal documents and correspondence for their review and reminding them of deadlines and any necessary follow up
Excellent spelling and grammar skills; I do not have to rely on a computer’s spell checker to find misspelled words or grammatically incorrect sentences
Fast, accurate typist with excellent proofreading skills
Organizational and time management skills that ensure work is done in a timely fashion