Maranda Parker

Freelance Business Plan Writer & Editor

Location:Missoula, Montana, United States
2 Skills
M A R A N D A K. P A R K E R
203 Rita Ct. Missoula, Mt 59803 • 406.274.6449 •
University of Montana
Anticipated MBA, 2017 Missoula, MT
Emphasis on business administration including: principles and application of microeconomics and macroeconomics, business law and ethics, statistics, business ethics, communication, data analysis, principles of marketing, computer modeling, operations management and project planning. Minor in Sociology.
Sage College of California Missoula, MT
AA in Paralegal Studies, 2013
Emphasis in legal studies including; Legal Research, Contract and Property Law, Criminal Law, Legal and Medical Terminology, Civil Procedures, Family Law, Legal Research and Writing, Trial Preparation and Procedures, LexisNexis, and Westlaw. Extensive training on several computer programs including, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Internet Navigation.

• Computer knowledge in Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Outlook, Internet, Adobe, and PowerPoint, Timeslips, and Montana Child Support Guidelines Program
• Can operate all major office equipment
• Excellent communication skills, in person, on the phone, and in writing
• Ability to manage multiple projects at once in a fast paced environment
• Ability to logically solve problems with little supervision
• Positive attitude and willingness to do whatever it takes to complete a task
• Discretion in handling and communicating sensitive information
• Adept in legal research and legal analysis

• Prompt
• Organized
• Responsible
• Strong Work Ethic
• Honest
• Reliable
• Self-Motivated
• State of Montana Notary
• Montana Association of Legal Assistants


Kohl’s Missoula, MT
Home and Kids Department 9/2015-present
As Set Supervisor
Customer service, point of sale, merchandising, e-sign coordination and supervision, recovery, site-to-store, shipping and receiving, data entry, understanding and execution of daily goals.

Irwin Law Office, P.C. Missoula, MT
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 4/2013-1/2015
Office manage, research and draft legal documents and correspondence, file documents with the appropriate court, knowledge of Montana court rules, Supreme Court filing and case management, client interaction and correspondence, plan and implement meetings, calendar deadlines, case management, billing and invoices, mass mailing, Lexis and Montana law research, database administration, form and template creation, direct supervision of employee, status reports, notarize documents, annual reports, summarizing documents, analyze laws and organize information, trial and trial notebook preparation, summarizing medical records, continued education in the legal field, and office management and errands.

Susan Ridgeway, Attorney at Law, PLLC Missoula, MT
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 4/2013-1/2015
Research and draft legal documents, file documents with the appropriate court, knowledge of Montana court rules, answer the phone and direct calls, client interaction and correspondence, calendar deadlines, draft legal documents and correspondence, legal research, mass mailing, case file organization, bank deposits, notarized documents, trial preparation, analyze laws and organize information, trial and trial notebook preparation, and office management and errands.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Missoula, MT
Volunteer 2/2013-4/2013
Client intake and database administration, drafting client correspondence, Westlaw research, filing, document research, legal research, direct supervision and guidance from paralegal and attorneys.

American Cancer Society Missoula, MT
Volunteer 2/2013-4/2013
Answering phones and directing multiple phone lines, copying, mail merge, postal machine, money handling and distribution, database administration.

Missoula Food Bank Missoula, MT
Volunteer 2/2013-4/2013
Filing, mail merge, postal machine, database administration.

The Good Shepherd’s Preschool Missoula, MT
Lead Teacher 6/2011-2/2012
Independently and collaboratively planning and executing curriculum, conflict resolution, researching and writing lesson plans, caring for children, extensive client interaction, janitorial tasks, and daily logs, and maintenance of state mandated training, and education.

Tinker Tots Childcare LLC Missoula, MT
Owner/Director 8/2007-4/2011
Budget development, management of accounts payable and receivable, utilized various forms of technology, marketing plan development, public relations and advertising campaigns, grant writing, policy maintenance and communication of policies to clients, interviewed potential families and students, developed job descriptions, interviewed and trained employees, maintained staff development and education, organized and managed staff meetings, managed staff discipline process, conflict resolution, performed background checks, managed multiple licenses for the business, maintained personal education requirements, followed state and federal laws regarding safety requirements and inspection and certification procedures, evaluated and purchased supplies for the facility, payroll, bookkeeping, tax document preparation for business and staff, over 100 hours of training in early childhood development, and reached the goal of becoming a Nationally Accredited Child Care facility in 2010.


Jamie Bedwell Meredith Kerr
1604 Juniper Dr. 5855 Gharrett Ave.
Havre, MT 59501 Missoula, MT 59803
406-396-7589 406-240-3318
Attorney Teacher

Daisy Sells Kerry Gallagher
620 Fairview Ave. P.O. Box 9425
Missoula, MT 59801 Missoula, MT
406-240-3318 406-370-1564
Teacher Judicial Assistant
Missoula County Courthouse
Skills (2) Rating
Business Plan Writing