Description

Esther Silverman

1484 S. Beverly Drive, Apartment 209

Los Angeles, CA 90035

(424) 230-2717   gmbfan@myway.com
Experience

JEFFER MANGELS BUTLER & MITCHELL LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Legal Secretary, May 2006 – February 2015
§  Provided assistance to partner and associates in fast paced environment in the Civil Litigation, Labor & Employment and Intellectual Property practice groups.

§  Electronic court filed/E-filed documents, including redacted documents and documents filed under seal, with the Federal and Appellate Courts, National Labor Relations Board and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; filed documents with State Courts relating to trademark, patent, labor & employment and general business litigation matters.

§  Served discovery and pleadings; Arranged for motion and discovery dates to be calendared.

§  Drafted initial filing documents, such as Summons, Civil Case Cover Sheet and Notice of Interested Parties to be filed with the United States District Courts.

§  Assisted in drafts of reporting letters to clients regarding trademark searches, Certificates of Registration, and filings of trademark and patent documents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and in foreign countries.

§  Prepared expense reports, input attorney time in CMS time entry, arranged travel.

§  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to prioritize assignments.

§  Retrieved trademark Certificates of Registration and other documents from the USPTO website.

§  Downloaded copies of patents.

HENNELLY & GROSSFELD LLP, Marina del Rey, CA
Legal Secretary, Jun 2003 – Aug 2005
§  Filed and served documents relating to Federal, State and Appellate cases involving product liability, unfair competition and business litigation cases.

§  Docketed litigation related deadlines.

 

Education

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck NJ
§  A.B.A. Approved Paralegal Program – Certificate Awarded With Honors

Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah NJ
B.A. in Accounting and Communication
Rockland Community College, Suffern NY
A.A. in Liberal Arts
§  Dean’s List – 3.73 G.P.A.

 

Additional Skills

§  Computer Skills: Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, Outlook, basic PowerPoint), WordPerfect, CMS Time Entry System, CompuLaw, Relativity, Summation, CPi, Legal Solutions, iManage, FileSite, HotDocs, Best Authority, DeltaView

Esther Silverman

1484 S. Beverly Drive, Apartment 209

Los Angeles, CA 90035

(424) 230-2717   gmbfan@myway.com
Experience

JEFFER MANGELS BUTLER & MITCHELL LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Legal Secretary, May 2006 – February 2015
§  Provided assistance to partner and associates in fast paced environment in the Civil Litigation, Labor & Employment and Intellectual Property practice groups.

§  Electronic court filed/E-filed documents, including redacted documents and documents filed under seal, with the Federal and Appellate Courts, National Labor Relations Board and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; filed documents with State Courts relating to trademark, patent, labor & employment and general business litigation matters.

§  Served discovery and pleadings; Arranged for motion and discovery dates to be calendared.

§  Drafted initial filing documents, such as Summons, Civil Case Cover Sheet and Notice of Interested Parties to be filed with the United States District Courts.

§  Assisted in drafts of reporting letters to clients regarding trademark searches, Certificates of Registration, and filings of trademark and patent documents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and in foreign countries.

§  Prepared expense reports, input attorney time in CMS time entry, arranged travel.

§  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to prioritize assignments.

§  Retrieved trademark Certificates of Registration and other documents from the USPTO website.

§  Downloaded copies of patents.

HENNELLY & GROSSFELD LLP, Marina del Rey, CA
Legal Secretary, Jun 2003 – Aug 2005
§  Filed and served documents relating to Federal, State and Appellate cases involving product liability, unfair competition and business litigation cases.

§  Docketed litigation related deadlines.

 

Education

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck NJ
§  A.B.A. Approved Paralegal Program – Certificate Awarded With Honors

Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah NJ
B.A. in Accounting and Communication
Rockland Community College, Suffern NY
A.A. in Liberal Arts
§  Dean’s List – 3.73 G.P.A.

 

Additional Skills

§  Computer Skills: Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, Outlook, basic PowerPoint), WordPerfect, CMS Time Entry System, CompuLaw, Relativity, Summation, CPi, Legal Solutions, iManage, FileSite, HotDocs, Best Authority, DeltaView