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CONTACT DETAILS 25 Somewhere St
Wheelers Hill 3150
(m) 1234 567 890
(w) (03) 1234 5678 (please be discreet)
(h) (03) 9012 3456
Jan 1995 to present Disco Legal, Melbourne
Secretary, Commercial Litigation
Disco legal is a thriving 5 partner firm which specializes in entertainment law, commercial litigation, hospitality and game-show advice. Its clients include a television station, other corporate clients, high net worth individuals and small businesses. I support the head of litigation, Dean Disco, as well as a senior associate and junior lawyer.
As well as Dictaphone typing, document preparation and managing the partner’s diary I assist with the maintenance of the firm’s precedent database. I work with all of the Microsoft Office products and use the firms accounting software package, MYOB. I am also the current head of the social committee for the firm and in the past have been the treasurer of this and a member of the OHS Committee.
Mar 1992 to Jan 1995 Slovenly Lawyers, Prahran
Secretary, Family Law
Slovenly Lawyers is a boutique suburban firm with a generalist practice and 2 partners. Its clients include small businesses, individuals and one large debt collection company. I started in the firm as a trainee legal secretary and assisted on reception before becoming a family law secretary for one of the partners, Joe Scruff and a junior lawyer.
As well as Dictaphone typing, document preparation and managing the partner’s diary I assisted with the setting up the firms’ database and precedent system when it upgraded to Microsoft Office products. I also used the firms accounting software package, MYOB. I regularly assisted clients with having affidavits sworn in front of other lawyers and assisted in the preparation of basic court documents and applications.
1991-1992 Caulfield TAFE
Diploma in Business Administration
· Typing Speed approx 75 wpm with 98% accuracy
· Word skills - advanced
· Powerpoint - intermediate
· Excel - beginner
· MYOB - intermediate
· Being awarded the prize for most valuable employee at Slovenly’s in 1994.
· Representing Victoria in the 2000 Korfball Championships.
· Dining Out
· Playing Korfball
REFEREES Jerry Stackman*
Partner, Slovenly Lawyers
(02) 1234 5678
Special Counsel, Disco Legal
(03) 9012 3456
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