Deborah Conrad

Freelance Paralegal & Technical Project Manager

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Location:Longview, Texas, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/deborahconrad
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OBJECTIVE: Paralegal contract services to augment attorney case files with data base management of file and digital exhibits as well as support through presentation, desktop publishing and 3D software.

EXPERIENCE
Freelance Paralegal & Data Management Specialist
Certified Paralegal – contract services
Certified Professional Legal Secretary – contract services
Data Management Specialist – contract services
Civil Litigation paralegal

Caseload included personal injury, product liability, environmental liability, as well as class actions and business arguments.
Served in one of the largest trust and estate cases as well as some of the largest defamation, anti-trust, and class action suits ever filed in Texas.

EDUCATION
B.A., Applied Arts & Science, Technology
Associate of Applied Science, Legal Assistant,
Associate Business Administration,

OTHER
Business Education Teacher – Accounting, Career Prep, Business Law, Administrative Procedures, Record Keeping, Keyboarding, Introduction to Business, Computer Multimedia and Animation Technology, and BCIS I

Superintendent’s Communication Council (2006-2007)
Texas PDC for Business and Marketing Education, Dallas, 2008, Presenter
Texas PDC for Business and Marketing Education, Houston, 2009, Presenter –
CTE TEKS and ATC Crosswalk Development Committee – Business & Marketing Education
PDC, Houston, TX, July, 2009
TBTEA Regional Cluster Conference - Presenter –– TVCC, Athens, 2008, 2009, 2010
2009 TEKS Implementation Scope and Sequence Team - Team member, April 24-25, 2010,
Austin, Texas
2009 Trainer – 2010 TEKS Implementation – TEA Business and Finance Clusters
Curriculum Update Project Writer/Manager - University of North Texas – Finance Cluster,
Accounting I (2010) & II (2011), Money Matters (2012)
2010 TEKS Update Trainer – Finance & Business Clusters (Region 7) – January and April, 2010;
Business Cluster (Region 8) –April, 2010; Finance & Business Clusters (Region 12) -
June, 2010
Sr. Clerk, U. S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
Territorial Sales Manager, Flintkote Supply Co., Carrollton, TX, and Weyerhaeuser Company,
Carrollton, TX and Shreveport, LA
Office Manager, Secretary, Bookkeeper, and Tax Preparation, Armstrong & Armstrong, CPA,
Lubbock, TX and James R. Griffin, CPA, Brady, TX

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS & HONORS
Certified Legal Assistant (CLA), (current certification – since 02/92)
Certified Professional Legal Secretary, (CPLS), (current certification –since 1989)
Director, Legal Assistants Division of the State Bar of Texas, 1991-1993
Director, Texas Affiliation of Paralegal Associations, 1990-1992
Tyler Legal Secretary of the Year 1988
Microsoft Office Specialist – Various Certifications, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
OSHA General Industry Outreach Trainer (10-hour and 30-hour)
Certified Classroom Teacher, TEA, August 2002 – Office Education
Certified Classroom Teacher, TEA, November, 2011 – English as Second Language (ESL)
Texas Business and Technology Educators Association (member)