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Maebeth Turner

Freelancer Type:
Paralegal
Additional Type:
Writer / Editor (blogs, articles, content)
Current Status:
Accepting New Projects
Member Since:
May 4, 2016
Last Login:
May 5, 2016

Personal

Undergraduate Degree:B.S., Business Admin,Texas A& M University - Commerce
Experience:I am a seasoned litigation paralegal who has worked as a contractor (mostly telecommuting) since 2006, after years of working for premier law firms in the San Diego and Washington, D.C. markets. I provide experienced paralegal services and support and have experience in numerous practice areas including labor & employment, insurance bad faith defense/subrogration, personal injury, general business, and government/public agency law. As a contract paralegal, I evaluate, research, and report on viability of potential new cases; conduct client interviews and gather relevant case documents; initiate and exhaust administrative processes prerequisite to institution of legal action; summarize legal news articles and cases for a company that provides web content to law firms; and provide legal transcription and paralegal services to law firms through a web-based transcription company. I have experience in legal drafting, including state and federal court complaints and motions/oppositions, drafting demand and client case status letters, initiating and managing discovery, including the meet and confer process and motions to compels, and conducting legal, court, internet and skip-trace research. As a law firm employee prior to becoming a contractor, I also gained experience preparing damage summaries in subrogation cases, auditing client billings, creating and managing document databases and depositories, and serving as pro bono coordinator.
Project Preferences:Labor and Employment Practice
Discovery Work (drafting and responding)
Motion Work (California and Federal law)
Language 1:English
Language 1 Skill:Fluent

Practice Details

Firm Name:Independent Contractor Paralegal
City:San Diego
State:CA
Zip:92101
Business Description:I am a civil litigation paralegal who works as a telecommute contractor. I am experienced in all aspect of the litigation process and have worked in numerous litigation environments, including but not limited to business, insurance, and labor & employment. My background includes initiating and conducting the discovery process from file review through motions to compels; document review and production, including privilege review and identification of "hot" documents; creation, maintenance, and use of document databases; deposition summary; client and witnesses interviews; and deposition, mediation/arbitration and trial preparation. I am skilled in legal and investigative research, drafting complaints, and drafting and opposing motions. I am also equipped to and do legal transcription on a telecommute basis. I am technology-savvy, possessing the ability to learn new litigation-support software applications with no or minimal instruction.
Location of Work:Freelancer Office Only
Software Available:
Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2010, Wordperfect Office X7, Adobe NCH Express Scribe Transcription Software, Acrobat Reader, Team Viewer 11, LastPass

Fees and Contact Information

Email:mspoint1106@att.net
Billing Info:Negotiable, by project
Pricing:
Flat Fees Available