Deepika Thomas

Freelance Legal Translator & Proofreader

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Location:Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/deepikathomas
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$12
Rate/Hr
DEEPIKA THOMAS
PROFILE
Having 3 years experience in a legal field, one year of experience as a Legal assistant and two years as a lawyer.
Prepared and key in correspondence and legal documents, such as deeds, wills, affidavits and briefs, from handwritten copy, shorthand and machine dictation using computers.
Reviewed and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage.
Scheduled appointments, meetings and conferences.
Set up and maintain filing systems, utilizing knowledge of legal records and procedures and frequently controlling confidential materials and documents.
Open and distribute regular and electronic incoming mail and other material and co-ordinate the flow of information internally and with other departments or organizations.
Determine and establish office procedures and routines.
Attend court, meetings or conferences to take notes, minutes and dictation.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

LEGAL ASSISTANT MARCH 2013 – JULY 2014
M/S LAW AND EQUITY NEW DELHI, INDIA

Prepared wills, powers of attorney, including applications for probate.
Drafted and typed various correspondences, pleadings, contracts, forms and other documentation.
Organized files, copies documents, handled mailing of letters,
Kept the boss updated on the status of the files and manages the boss' schedule.
Greeted clients, answered phone calls and provided information to clients.
Assisted the lawyer in the organization of their workloads, including the anticipation of and preparation for projects and tasks.
Identification of procedures that could improve the effectiveness of daily operations, and managing many day-to-day matters for the lawyer.
Took calls from potential clients, recorded the summary of calls.
Met with potential clients, recorded their situations on paper.

LAWYER AUG 2015 to MAY 2017
District Court LUDHIANA, INDIA

Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
Presented key evidence and exhibits during trials.
Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
Wrote memoranda and reviewed legal briefs.
Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
Filed all case pleadings in a timely manner.
Creatively formulated trial techniques that specifically pertained to each case.
Explained available courses of action and possible repercussions of case to clients.
Interviewed witnesses and gathered public records research relevant to each case.

EDUCATION BACKGROUND
Bachelors of Law (B.A.LL.B) 2007 – 2012
Unison School of Law (H.N.B. Garhwal University) Dehradun, India

12TH Standard 2006 – 2007
Girls Sen. Sec. School Rajasthan, India

10TH Standard 2005 – 2006
Govt. Sec. School Rajasthan, India

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
Internship 1 month
High Court Jodhpur
Internship 1 month
High Court Jaipur
Internship 1 month
District Court Dehradun, India
Internship 2 weeks
ICICI Bank Jaipur, India

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Manitoba Entry Program Winnipeg, Canada
Prepare information packages in different languages for the students.

National Aids Control Association Dehradun, India
Disseminating information on HIV in rural areas.

SOS Children Village (NGO) Jaipur, India
Help to organize various events at village level/fund raising/ child sponsorship.

Akshypatra (NGO) Jaipur, India
Encouraging children, belonging to disadvantaged sections, to attend school more regularly and help them concentrate on classroom activities. Providing nutritional support to children of primary stage in drought affected areas during summer vacation.

OTHER TRAINING
Manitoba Entry Program July 4th 2017 – July 7th 2017
Winnipeg
Manitoba Career Program June 11th 2017 – June 29TH 2017
Winnipeg
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Skills (2) Rating
Legal Translation
Proofreading