February 2014 to August 2016
Miami, FL – February 2014 to August 2016
Corporate legal assistant providing support to the General Counsel and Associate General Counsel for a Miami-based
corporation with the subsidiaries in the U.S. and abroad. Duties included maintaining corporate books and records;
assisting in preparing and routing for signature corporate documents such as board and shareholder resolutions, proxies,
appointment of officers, powers of attorney, etc.; managing calendars, schedule, and coordinating meetings between executives and senators in Washington, D.C.; making travel arrangements; assisting attorneys with companies
formations, mergers and acquisitions; conducting State filings, including franchise tax filings in various states; handling and tracking outside counsels’ invoices; drafting correspondences; reviewing and translating contracts; assisting in preparing for board meetings; assisting in preparing visa petitions; assisting in developing and implementing of policies and procedures with particular focus on efficiency and improvement of workflow; managing the filing system for both electronic and hard copies files.
November 2012 to January 2014
a broad range of litigation matters on both plaintiff and defense sides including corporate disputes,
contracts, foreclosure, fraud, evictions, various tort actions, and bankruptcy. Duties included drafting legal documents such as notices, motions, and correspondence with clients, opposing counsel, and the Court; filing pleadings in state and federal courts of Florida and New York; assisting attorneys in preparing discovery requests and responses; conducting
legal research; scheduling hearings, mediations, depositions, and meetings. Substantive knowledge of state and federal
court systems; Rules of Civil Procedure; practical knowledge of LexisNexis. Substantive experience in electronic filing in both State and Federal Courts of Florida and New York.
July 2010 to October 2012
in a firm handling different commercial litigation matters including corporate disputes, contracts, and foreclosure. Duties included assisting partners in various stages of litigation including motion filing, hearing scheduling,
discovery, and trial. Performed clerical and administrative duties at the office. Position required a working knowledge of legal terminology, state court system, excellent communication skills, proficiency in Windows and MAC operating
systems, copiers, fax machines, postal machines, software, and other equipment.
Associate of Science in Legal Assisting
2011 to 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Fluent in Ukrainian and Russian; beginner in Spanish. Computer proficient in multiple word processors and legal