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Perla C-H

Perla C-H

Paralegal

Portland, OR

Highly organized and energetic entry-level legally trained office professional with resourceful knack for uncovering answers and an ability to not be intimidated by challenging projects. High degree of initiative combined with solid communication as well as assertive leadership skills. Diligent researcher who thoroughly inve...

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Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely. - Henry Ford
Paralegal job in civil or criminal defense.
Career medium 03

Portland Opera

Volunteer

Department of Development and Marketing Volunteer, 2010­current
Exercised confidentiality when working with high-level donors; ensured documents and correspondence
were protected from information breaches and were kept secure at all times.
Managed and updated files as needed to keep most current information on hand for development officers.

Career

Guyer Meisner Attorney

Legal Assistant

Promoted into expanded role supporting business manager providing additional improvements to internal workflows and increasing frequency of client “touch” points to deliver ramped-up customer service. Reduced internal audit times by 1 full day following self-initiated training in audit procedures; freed up firm personnel to focus on other priorities. Translated difficult-to-read notes written by firm attorneys into easily referenced client file anecdotes within company database. Earned reputation as “go-to” company representative for local community clients and other legal customers.

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 05

Sumner College

Student in Paralegal Program

Generated legal documents for simulated divorce proceedings as part of practical application of family law
principles.
Researched general law and legal resources in preparation for tort law proceeding classroom exercises.
Prepared articles of incorporation in simulated submission to Secretary of State.
Conducted civil litigation preparation for classroom personal injury and contract reneging cases.
Assisted theoretical attorneys in filing bankruptcy cases on behalf of clients; ensured clients did not
perjure selves during bankruptcy filings or while appearing in front of court.

Career

Starbucks Coffee

Barista

Cultivated positive attitude in high-pressure, high-volume sales environment; responded in calm manner
to urgent requests or impolite customers to retain professional polish.
Ensured customer requests were met in timely fashion and that all ordered items were correct, as
specified by customer.

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 01

Aerosoles Shoes

Second Assistant Manager

Oversaw fiscal operations including safeguarding customer financial information and making bank
drops of daily sales receipts.
Set up compelling and clear sales exhibits persuading customers to make new purchases while
attractively communicating sales and fashion trends.

Career

Men's Wearhouse

Wardrobe Consultant

Learned how to listen to customer needs to determine appropriate solutions meeting individual
requirements.
Followed up with customers to ensure satisfaction levels were met and to provide additional support to
purchasing decisions.
Collaborated with store support staff (including coordinating with tailors, customer service support staff,
and managers) to present seamless customer experience from start to finish.

Career medium 03
Career

Warner Pacific College

B.S., Human Development

Sumner College

Trade, Paralegal Studies