Twyler Spires

Freelance Paralegal & Admin Support Freelancer

Location:Pasadena, Maryland, United States
2 Skills
T and T Legal, L.L.C. - TWYLER B. SPIRES
P.O. Box 1895, Pasadena, MD, 21123| 443-791-9811 |
To become more advanced in the skills I already have, learn new skills, and to be an asset to my attorney and the law firm.

Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe, Clio, LexisNexis Legal Research, G-Suite, Power PDF Standard, Roxio Creator Starter, TimeMatters, Billing Software,

2019 to Present: Paralegal, (Family), JM Blattner Attorney at Law
• Legal research
• Investigative Research
• Court filings Via E-filing (MDEC) and certified mail.
• Emails to clients to answer questionnaires (Typically for Answer to Interrogatories or Intakes).
• Drafting, Motions, Discovery, Orders, as well as any other legal documents.
• Public Records Searches
• Organizing materials for cases.
• Organizing exhibits
• Drafting correspondence
• Calendaring
• Performing any other task that the attorney request of me

2017 to Present: Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Automobile Liability and Workers Comp.), Law office of Franklin & Prokopik, P.C.
• E-Filing on MDEC (online) & via mail
• Drafting and formatting Pleadings (Discovery) and Correspondence
• Computerized Filing
• Answering and directing attorneys’ phone calls
• Calendaring
• Opening and closing files
• Converting documents from pdf to MS Word format
• Paper Filing
• Research
• Organizing exhibits
• Summarizing Medical Records
• All other duties as assigned
• Binders
• Trial Prep

2016 to 2017: Paralegal/Intake Specialist, Lead Paint Law Office of Evan Thalenberg
• Initial intake (full residential history, medical information, and some personal information about client and parent).
• Calling client to complete ATI questionnaires
• Organizing, drafting, and filing pleadings, correspondence, and medical records
• Calling, and emailing Hospitals, doctors, and schools for records requests
• Typing, scanning, and mailing out project letters to clients
• Scanning, faxing, and filing all other documents

2015 to 2016: Legal Assistant (Temp. Work at Multiple Firms), Robert Half Legal Staffing
• Submitted Deficiencies to trusts in TOL.
• Drafted and Proofread affidavits.
• Spreadsheet Creation
• Intakes
• Inbound calls and Outbound calls.
• Reading over and summarizing medical records.
• Submitted exposure and litigation information in TOL database.
• Mailing correspondence to clients.
• Performed any duties requested by attorneys or other supervisors and staff, including; faxing, mailing, and making copies.
• Filed online Social Security Application to ODAR.
• Proofreading and Drafting legal documents
• Computerized filing
• Conference calls to ODAR with client.
• Intakes
• Corrected and updated any information in DRS.
• Worked closely with the attorneys for all client’s Initial claims.

2015 to 2015: Legal Assistant (Temp. Work), Disability Law Clinic of Robert Piazza
• Submitted medical records to ODAR.
• Billing to clients.
• Prepared medical assessment reports for Doctors.
• client correspondence.
• Checking, updating, or following up on Status Reports (hearing list, closed cases/appeals/attorney calendar).
• Follow-ups with ODAR.
• Faxing
• Filing
• Outbound calls to ODAR or clients
• Inbound calls from clients about billing.
• Use of excel for billing and status reports.
• Outbound mail to clients (billing or letters).
• Use of excel and Microsoft word to complete status reports and letters
• Performed paralegal duties as needed; research on cases, calling clients, emailing, etc.

2014 to 2015: Counseling Coordinator/Admin (Part-Time Work), Alliance Inc.
• Group counseling sessions with clients.
• Excel spreadsheets to document all monies that go to clients.
• Excel Spreadsheets used to document all monies taken for clients living expenses.
• Creating client files. Residential home Supplies.
• Calling Doctors, Dentist, and any other Health care personal to order medication.
• Calling to set up interviews of potential employees for supervisors.
• Calling to set up Fire inspections for all residential clients.
• Using Microsoft office to complete work needed, excel, word, outlook for emails.
• Shopping for clients using company credit card.
• Updating client’s files.
• Giving out checks to clients.
• Taking client checks.
• Making receipts for clients.
• Coping documents.
• Using Microsoft word to make any documents needed for client or for our records.

2009 to 2013: Remote Paralegal/Legal Assistant/Settlement Support, Ascend One/Persels and Associates (Debt and Bankruptcy)
• Drafted and Proofread Legal Documents and Correspondence
• Court Filings
• Performed quality checks on specific client files; went over all financial information on file and requested errors to be corrected.
• Filling in information in litigation and legal documents/templates.
• Proofreading
• Emails
• Outbound Calls to clients
• Evaluated credit reports.
• Made outbound calls to clients for updated information; phone numbers, address changes, personal documents, creditor information, bankruptcy documents, etc.
• Handled payments by phone to settle outstanding debts.
• Received inbound calls from clients requesting documents; legal, bankruptcy, and creditor information.
• Input client information into system; used Microsoft Office to accomplish tasks.
• Document Classification

2006 to 2008: Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Temp. Work), Mary Kraft & Associates/Foreclosure Law Firm
• Handled legal tasks in a law firm specializing in property tax.
• Drafting Legal Documents/Pleadings
• Drafting Correspondence
• Public Record Searches.
• Used data entry and Microsoft Word to enter client property tax, water payments, names, addresses, and phone numbers to be put into clients file.
• Hand filed Titles, personal documents with client’s personal information, property taxes, water payments, and legal paperwork.
• Sent out faxes to home auction companies, clients, or attorneys.
• Answered calls from clients and ensured they were transferred to appropriate attorney.
• Used customer service skills when receiving and making phone calls; answered all questions from clients and staff.

2015 to 2018, Paralegal Studies/Business Stevenson University
2002 to 2005, General Studies, CCBC Dundalk
1999 to 2002, Diploma, Dundalk High School
Skills (2) Rating
Admin Support