Paralegal Graduate, Hons. in Markham, Ontario, Canada
Over 10 years of progressive experience in administrative, clerical, secretarial, and office coordination; practical experience with efficient time and calendar management, customer relationship management, training and leadership, multi-tasking, highly organized, correspondence and filing, meeting preparation, receiving visitors and arranging conference calls, strong judgment, flexibility, and adaptability; able to be put into any situation of negotiation and use strong verbal and written communication skills to achieve implementation of contracts which has resulted in consistent savings of 25% for previous employers.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, with advanced Excel Skills, PC Law, Quicklaw, legal research software, and legal accounting; quick to adapt to new programs and software
Accurate preparation of reports, memos, legal research, legal communication, contracts, torts, and documents including but not limited to, internal/external correspondence, compliance letters, purchase and sale agreements, travel authorizations, and expense reports
Knowledgeable in statutes; Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Employment Standards Act, Representation Act, Labour Relations Act, Municipal Act, Planning Act, Statutory Powers and Procedure Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, Courts of Justice Act, License Appeal Tribunal Act, Legislation Act, Ontario Immigration Act, Employers and Employees Act, Negligence Act Understanding of Rules of Civil Procedure, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Ontario Human Rights and Tribunal of Ontario, Provincial Offences, Ontario Anti-Bullying Legislation, Litigation Process, Advocacy, Small Claims Court, Practice Management, Immigration, Employment Legislation, ADR