Enthusiastic paralegal skilled in research and client communication, with more than five years in legal administrative assistance.
July 2012 to August 2013, Hughes, Watters, Askanase Houston, Texas
January 2012 to January 2013
conducted research on deceased borrowers and heirs using Westlaw and local county online services prepared contact letter to heirs drafted correspondence and pleadings for creditor’s administration and requests to the underwriter to insure around deceased borrower coordinated with attorneys, dependent administrators and local counsels with hearings updated to clients with status of loans handled by the firm performed title reviews and determine if title claims are needed for prior liens, missing conveyances, legal discrepancies referral administrator.
January 2009 to January 2012
Opening all referrals that come through our department: Foreclosures, Bankruptcies,evictions, Litigation and credit union loans Data entry Document retrieval Making files Maintaining Excel spreadsheet with current information Extensive research Responsible for pulling loans from going to sale if necessary.
September 2008 to July 2009, Patterson, Boyd & Lowery Houston, Texas
Answer phones greet clients general office duties data entry maintain calendar and journal entry system research and investigative reporting typed and proofread documents electronically and manually.
Superb legal research skills
Expertise in legal proceedings
Probate law familiarity
Fluent in Spanish
MS Office proficient
Texas Notary Public commission
Associates Degree: Paralegal Technology, 5/2007, Houston Community College Houston, TX