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Cathryn Massing

Olathe,KS
Cathryn Massing

Summary

Organized and dependable paralegal successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Overview

5
years of professional experience

Work History

Evans & Dixon, LLC

Paralegal
2022.05 - Current (2 years & 2 months)

Job overview

  • Supported four attorneys in civil litigation, real estate, corporate, and general legal matters.
  • Reduced attorney workload by drafting routine legal documents such as pleadings, motions, and affidavits.
  • Managed scheduling of court calendars and deadlines to maintain the smooth flow of firm operations.
  • Enhanced case efficiency by organizing and maintaining legal documents, files, and correspondence.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, documentation, and information for discovery requests.
  • Maintained corporate records and minute books for corporate clients, including drafting and preparing documentation relating to the formation, dissolution, sale, and merger of various entities.
  • Coordinated with the registered agent for various clients to ensure corporate entities maintained good standing in various jurisdictions.
  • Assisted with the closing of various transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, and real estate purchases and sales.
  • Drafted, reviewed, and edited various contracts, resolutions, and other documents
  • Prepared and revised various real estate documents, including commercial leases, liens, and various documents for closings.
  • Established and maintained a template database for various court filings, agreements, contracts, and correspondence.
  • Streamlined communication between clients and legal staff by managing client inquiries promptly and professionally.
  • Facilitated timely and accurate billing by recording billable hours, expenses, and other relevant information in the firm's billing system.
  • Assisted in the preparation of settlement proposals and agreements to help attorneys negotiate on behalf of clients.
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into the company database.
  • Assisted attorneys with trial preparation through thorough research and analysis of relevant laws and regulations.
  • Summarized depositions, legal documents, and other materials to provide attorneys with relevant material for cases.
  • Promoted a positive work environment by providing training and guidance to junior paralegals or interns as needed.

Pittenger Law Group, LLC

Docket Paralegal
2021.10 - 2022.05 (7 months)

Job overview

  • Reduced attorney workload by drafting routine legal documents such as pleadings, motions, and affidavits.
  • Enhanced case efficiency by organizing and maintaining legal documents, files, and correspondence.
  • Liaised with other paralegals and legal staff to complete common tasks on schedule.
  • Boosted office productivity by maintaining an accurate calendar of appointments, deadlines, and court appearances.
  • Ensured compliance with court rules and procedures by accurately preparing and submitting legal filings within established timeframes.
  • Managed a high-volume case-load for four attorneys.
  • Coordinated court coverage with local counsel across several states.
  • Prepared judgments, garnishments, and other court filings to facilitate final case dispositions.

Center For Employment Opportunity

Program Assistant
2018.12 - 2019.05 (5 months)

Job overview

  • Assisted with planning and coordinating day-to-day and special program activities.
  • Established rapport with clients through exceptional customer service practices, fostering ongoing relationships built on trust and respect.
  • Provided administrative support to department leadership, streamlining daily operations through efficient task prioritization and delegation skills.
  • Supported planning and coordination of employment placement and associated activities.
  • Created and updated records and files to maintain document compliance.
  • Implemented a centralized record-keeping system that improved overall data accuracy and accessibility for team members.
  • Assisted in grant writing efforts, securing additional funding for program expansion and improvements.
  • Enhanced program efficiency by streamlining processes and implementing time-saving strategies.
  • Strengthened communication between team members by establishing clear channels for information sharing.
  • Coordinated and communicated with external stakeholders to support program objectives.
  • Facilitated smooth transitions during periods of organizational change by effectively communicating expectations to all stakeholders involved.
  • Developed training materials for staff members, increasing overall competency levels within the organization.
  • Offered technical support and troubleshot issues to enhance office productivity.
  • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages for distribution to office staff.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Proofread and edited documents for accuracy and grammar.
  • Drafted common document templates to reduce time spent creating documents from scratch.

Education

University of Dayton , Dayton, OH

J.D.
05.2026

Oral Roberts University , Tulsa, OK

Bachelor of Science from Business Administration And Government
05.2019

University Overview

  • Magna Cum Laude

Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Case Management
  • Client Communication
  • Notary Public
  • Calendar Management
  • Legal Writing and Research
  • File and Records Management
  • Court Filing
  • Contract Review
  • Deposition Summaries
  • Effective Multitasking

Timeline

Paralegal

Evans & Dixon, LLC
2022.05 - Current (2 years & 2 months)

Docket Paralegal

Pittenger Law Group, LLC
2021.10 - 2022.05 (7 months)

Program Assistant

Center For Employment Opportunity
2018.12 - 2019.05 (5 months)

University of Dayton

J.D.

Oral Roberts University

Bachelor of Science from Business Administration And Government
Cathryn Massing