Rachel Ogle

Freelance Paralegal & Researcher

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Location:Tampa, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/rachelogle
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
RACHEL A. OGLE
(813) 401-0596 Tampa, FL rachelogle25@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Seasoned paralegal with over 7 years of experience in criminal defense. Detail oriented professional specializing in criminal, white-collar criminal, health care fraud, securities fraud, civil litigation and personal injury. Dedicated paralegal with proven strengths in streamlining processes and taking the lead role for trial preparation in various high profile criminal trials. Exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills. Systems Knowledge: Microsoft Office Pro, Office 365, CaseMap, Epiq Systems, Relativity, Westlaw, Lexis Nexis and Invendica
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

U.S. DISTRICT COURT – MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA 2015-2016
Criminal Defense Paralegal - Independent Contractor
Responsible for the organization and review of all discovery documents, as well as coordinate and communicate case progress with attorneys and experts
• Enhance court trial preparation by organizing discovery and evidence
• Prepare trial notebooks and exhibits
• Schedule witnesses and ensure witnesses are ready and present when needed

Lauro Law Firm, Tampa, FL 2007-2014
Paralegal
Responsible for coordinating and interacting with key players (i.e. witnesses, document custodians, consultants and experts)
• Organized and converted the firms current paper filing system into an electronic filing system
• Monitored calendars; met deadlines; documented actions; input information into file database and case management software; confirmed case status with attorneys
• Drafted pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery requests and responses, memos and general correspondence
• Conducted extensive legal research

Farmer & Fitzgerald, P.A., Tampa, FL 2005-2007
Administrative Assistant/Runner
Responsible for the organization of case files and mail
• Answer incoming calls and communicate with clients
• Prepare legal documents and file with State and Federal Courts

EDUCATION
Paralegal Certificate, St. Petersburg College, 2015 - ABA Approved
B.S.-Criminology, University of Tampa, 2009

CERTIFICATIONS
Notary Public, State of Florida

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Tampa Bay Paralegal Association 2015-Present
Skills (2) Rating
Paralegal
Research