Administrative Assistant/Executive Assistant/Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant

Cynthia B. Tatum 595 Leonora Drive, Memphis, TN 38117 Phone: (901) 647-5618, e-mail: SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS  Assertive motivator with 20 years combined Executive and Administrative Assistant Experience and 4 years Management experience  Highly efficient, dependable, resourceful, creative and punctual with excellent analytical and organizational skills  Proven ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines  Proficient in use of personal computers in a Windows environment including Microsoft Office 2010 (Excel, Word, Publisher), Internet Research , Timeslips® , and some Apple/Mac knowledge. EDUCATION Memphis Area Vocational-Technical School Business Degree Ad Center, Los Angeles, CA Creative Concept/Copywriting classes University of Memphis Art classes Notary Public Active License PROFESSIONAL Independent Contractor December 2009 – Present Worked as legal assistant on a temporary or contract basis for these firms:  Taylor & Cavender – Jan. 2010 – June 2010  Dowden, Worley, et al – Jan. 2011 – June 2011 (Pat Worley)  Various other law firms (Larry Rice, Duncan Ragsdale, Larry Magdovitz, etc) within those dates Crislip Philip & Associates June 2005 – Nov 2009 Legal Assistant to John B. (Bucky) Philip (  Drafted pleadings predominantly for Circuit, Chancery and Probate Courts  Prepared Childcare Worksheets and Permanent Parenting Plans for Family Law Courts  Drafted Wills and Powers of Attorney, and did Probate accountings  Composed correspondence, maintained calendars, and input time into Timeslips® for all three partners Walker, McKenzie & Walker, P.C. Sept. 2004 – May 2005 Administrative Assistant to both partners (  Maintained docket board for litigation. Interacted with draftsmen and inventors via phone and in person.  Prepared confidential documents for 2 agents/principals  Processed accounts receivable/payable through Walker McKenzie Walker multi-ledger program  Updated Timeslips® database with Walker McKenzie Walker information Temporary Assignments through various temporary Agencies March 2003 – August 2004 Allied Business Brokers, Incorporated June, 2000 – February 2003 Former owner Jack Gibson’s email address: ( Office Manager • Maintained databases and compiled contracts • Prepared confidential documentation for Principals and Agents • Processed accounts payable invoicing Allen, Scruggs, Sossaman, Thompson, Simpson & Lillie, P.C. July, 1999 – May, 2000 Legal Assistant to Martin Thompson ( (now with Scruggs, Sossaman & Thompson) • Prepared confidential documentation on sexual harassment and racial discrimination cases for Companies (Defendant) • Acted as liaison between Attorney and Clientele • Prepared legal documentation and confidential client and personal correspondence • Organized and coordinated corporate relocation (start to finish), including contact with the moving company and setting up space. • Handled a variety of personal administrative duties for Martin Thompson and coordinated his personal calendar References available upon request.

  • ID#: 81615
  • Location: Memphis, TN , 38117

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