Julie A. Diorio
103 Austin Street, New Britain CT 06051
Cell: (860) 372-1530
Highly qualified and efficient Legal Secretary with over 20+ years of extensive office experience who displays the utmost level of professionalism and confidentiality.
KELLY SERVICES (CONTRACT ASSIGNMENTTRAVELERS) 2015
Legal Secretary II
?Areas of law: Employment Law, Labor Law and Investment Law.
?Served as Legal Secretary for two Executive Counsel in the Corporate legal department.
?Assisted in the preparation, formatting, proofing, and redlining of legal documents.
?Handled travel reservations, calendar maintenance, appointment setting and billing.
?Organized and indexed case files and developed time saving filing system of over 500+ files.
LUBY OLSON, P.C.
Legal Assistant (Full time up until 2013, then P/T Outside Contractor) 2008 - 2016
?Areas of law: Trusts and Estate Planning, Probate, RE, PI, Business Law and Employment Law.
?Responsible for drafting, proofing and formatting legal documents such as Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, real estate documents, medical chronologies, LLPs, bylaws and engagement/fee letters.
?Researched and cross checked information related to a case.
?Assisted with trial preparation including trial exhibits and trial notebooks and maintained expert binders.
SIEGEL O'CONNOR O'DONNELL & BECK, P.C.
Legal Administrative Assistant/Receptionist 2013 - 2015
?Areas of law: Employment and Labor Law and Estate Planning.
?Managed the front desk greeting visitors, outside vendors, and responding to telephone calls.
?Responsible for drafting, editing and proofing pleadings and discovery.
?Distribution of mail, court notices and short calendar.
?Maintained the law library and other case file archives.
PEPE & HAZARD
Legal Secretary (Floating) 2008 - 2009
?Areas of law: Employment Law, Labor Law, Real Estate, Construction, PI and General Law. ?Responsible for drafting, proofing and formatting legal documents such as subpoenas, affidavits, pleadings, depositions and interrogatories. Heavy redlining.
?Scheduled hearings, depositions and client appointments.
OFFICETEAM and SPHERION EMPLOYMENT AGENCY
Legal Secretary/Executive Assistant/Administrative Assistant 2002 - 2008
?Long term data entry assignment (non-legal at New Britain General Hospital).
-Daily data entry input for special project.
?Long term legal assistant assignment at Morrison Mahoney.
-Draft legal documents, assist with heavy case load and transcribe medical chronologies.
?Various short term assignments.
-Answer phones, word processing and assist staff members when needed.
?Considered by OfficeTeam to be one of their best legal assistants for legal assignments.
?Berlin High School - Diploma
?Dale Carnegie Course in 2001 - Certificate
Transcription, e-filing (both Federal and State), scanning, filing, copying, travel reservations, client file maintenance and organization, opening and closing of client files, pleadings, discovery, litigation procedures, time input and billing, setting up appointments and conferences, keeping track of court dates, depositions, etc., distribution of mail, short calendar, court notices, internet research, and heavy client contact.
?Excellent writing and grammar skills.
?Outstanding organizational skills.
?Prioritizes work well.
?Understands legal terminology.
Expert: MS Word, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Mail, Outlook Calendar, Adobe (all versions), Publisher, Visio, and Work Share.