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Casey Smith

Professional Summary

Organized and efficient Paralegal with strong oral and written communication skills and a deep understanding of legal terminology. Experienced in assisting lawyers in drafting legal documents, preparing for court cases and researching similar cases that occurred in recent years. Additional experience in communicating with and assisting clients.

Core Qualifications

  • Legal Terminology
  • California Legal Statues
  • Drafting Legal Documents
  • Communicating with Clients
  • Researching Legal Topics
  • Willing to Travel

Work Experience

Paralegal, May 2013 – May 2015
Cooper & Cooper Personal Injury Attorneys – Los Angeles, CA

  • Researched the backgrounds of clients and others involved in the case and presented those findings to attorneys
  • Responsible for attending preliminary meetings with clients to discuss their cases and recording those meetings for lawyers in the firm
  • Filed copies of legal documents and lawsuits in the office files and with local courthouses
  • Attended courtroom proceedings to write down notes and record those proceedings
  • Developed a strong understanding regarding the statue of limitations and other regulations regarding personal injury cases in California

Paralegal, June 2012 – April 2013
Edwards, Smith & Smith Associates – New Cityland, CA

  • Traveled across the city and state to meet with potential clients and discuss their cases with licensed attorneys
  • Visited the courthouse and local libraries to research similar cases after taking on new clients
  • Assisted lawyers in drafting documents for clients and preparing documents for court
  • Helped find proof and evidence designed to support cases and assist clients
  • Responsible for going over questions and other information with clients before court cases

Education

2012 Associate of Science, Paralegal Studies
New Cityland Community College – New Cityland, CA

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