Résumé

I am passionate about community, family, creating a calming experience in what can often be a stress-filled circumstance; I am a positive, practical, will-do individual, with a wide and varied experience beyond my career knowledge and eager to learn and contribute more.

KEY SKILLS

  • 19 years comprehensive business management experience
  • Strong sales and networking ability across inter-woven fields
  • Extensive understanding of legal documents, focusing on confidentiality and accuracy
  • Calm under pressure, approachable and flexible
  • Exceptional, broad-ranging people skills
  • Professional and well-organized
  • Resourceful and confident decision-maker
  • Customer and business focus to the utmost degree
  • Excellent local knowledge
  • Self-motivated and driven, adaptable to new challenges, keen to understand and absorb

CAREER EXPERIENCE
A Happy to Travel Notary Service, Mobile Notary Public 2000 – Present Owner/Independent Contractor

  • Certified NNA/NSA, FNTG Approved Notary Closing Agent since 2000
  • Proven closer, (HELOC to HECM) working with business professionals and the general public in the privacy of their homes through prestigious lenders, escrow, title, signing agencies and law firms nationwide
  • Legal Document Services – Fiduciary Agent from first call to dropping off completed files; print, travel to and witness signatures on any recordable document and return or record expeditiously and accurately
  • HOA Inspector of Election – Receive and Count-Only; adhere to Davis-Sterling Act and to the elections’ rules adopted by the board and home owner community
  • Business Inspection – Professional commercial and/or at-home business inspection including photographs and equipment verification
  • Estate Planning – 5 years experience as previous Court Service Clerk II, Probate Examining, Superior Court of California, North County Division
  • I-9 Employment – Verification of identity
  • Child Adoption – Meet at physicians office as needed
  • Structured Settlement, Modification, Compromise and Release, Power of Attorney, etc.
  • Legal Wedding Officiate

Premiere Properties, Carlsbad, CA 2007 – 2012
Real Estate Sales Associate, CA Association of Realtors

  • Under direct supervision of real estate broker, established new clientele through personal relationships, advertisements, and marketing through open houses, and network meetings, including pre-established leads that generated income for the firm
  • Participate in Multiple-Listing Services and discuss conditions of sale, or purchase, draw up real estate contracts and help to direct smooth negotiations between buyers and sellers
  • Confer with escrow and title companies, lenders, home inspectors to ensure agreements are met before close of escrow

Law office of Thomas Meriwether, Esq., Vista, CA 1999 – 2002
Administrative Law Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary/Office Manager

  • Under direct supervision of attorney, reviewed case files, drafted court documents and organized materials for trial or hearing in accordance of the rules of the Court
  • Managed all calls from clients, etc., and conducted telephone interviews
  • Liaison between lawyers, physicians and clients
  • Initiated and developed new client database system
  • Searched and retrieved public and private records in accordance with applicable laws

Superior Court of California, Probate Examining Office, Vista, CA 1994 – 1999
Court Services Clerk II, Probate Examining Department Law office of Ernest L. Hunt, Esq., Vista, CA 1991 – 1994
Probate and Estate Planning Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary EDUCATION
University of Phoenix, San Diego, CA 2000 – 2003
Matriculated Bachelor of Science in Business Management Degree University of San Diego, San Diego, CA 1993 – 1994
Certificate of Completion Lawyers’ Assistant Program/Bar-Approved Paralegal Program Palomar Community College, San Marcos, CA 1989 – 1994
Associate of Arts Degree in General Education, Paralegal Certificate
Program

Professional Credentials and Testimonials Available On-line and Upon Request