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Maha Saad

Maha Saad

Richmond, Other

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The LEX GroupVA

Senior Associate Paralegal

• Maintained a growing client base by providing guidance and consultations regarding Appellate Procedure
• Managed a Paralegal Department of five paralegals ensuring standard operating procedures were followed, created solutions to streamline department and ran biweekly department meetings
• Trained new hires and current employees on paralegal and sales aspects constantly evaluating progress and providing feedback
• Oversaw workflow and assignments within Paralegal Department
• Continued to perform paralegal work and quality control reviews

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The LEX GroupVA

Paralegal

• Learned rules for filing appeals in the Virginia Supreme Court, Virginia Court of Appeals as well as the Federal Rules for Appellate Procedure
• Prepared and assembled appendices for Opening Briefs to be filed in the Virginia Supreme Court, Virginia Court of Appeals, and various U.S. Appellate Courts
• Formatted Opening, Response, and Reply Briefs for aesthetics and composed tables of contents and Blue Book compliant tables of authorities prior to filing with Courts electronically, by hand, or by overnight third-party carrier

Career

The LEX GroupVA

Associate Paralegal

• Used expertise of Appellate rules to assist long-time clients (attorneys) with appellate filings from beginning to end answering Appellate rule questions, checking briefs and appendices for compliance with Court rules, and keeping track of deadlines and sending various reminders
• Reviewed work of other paralegals to ensure high quality prior to filing
• Continued to prepare appendices and format briefs for filing with Courts

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Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Temporary Trademark Clerk

• Used CPi Intellectual Property Management System to docket reminders, due dates, and comments for Trademark Team
• Cleared paralegals’ dockets to ensure all reminders and due dates are satisfied or up-to-date
• Created new records of trademarks into CPi Intellectual Property Management System
• Assisted Trademark Team with various projects as needed such as running client reports and researching trademark information

Career

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Practice Support Intern

• Organized and reviewed clients’ trademark files, used CPi Intellectual Property Management System to print out reports, and searched U.S. PTO TARR reports to update file information for the Trademark Team’s file audit
• Monitored incoming Intellectual Property mail and e-mails for the Trademark Team
• Reviewed dockets to ensure all information was correct

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University of Virginia

Bachelor of Arts, Foreign Affairs

The George Washington University

Graduate Certificate, Paralegal Studies