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SCOTT TWEEDELL 105 Shady Cove Old Hickory, Tennessee 37138 Email: st128f632@westpost.

net Cell Phone (931) 206-5259 QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY Well-rounded legal professional with 28 years' experience seeks paralegal or off ice management position in a law firm or corporate legal department. Superb com munication and networking skills. Literate in Microsoft Office Suite, as well a s document management and billing software. AREAS OF STRENGTH OFFICE MANAGEMENT - CASE/DOCKET MANAGEMENT - INVESTIGATION/FACT DEVELOPMENT - CU STOMER SERVICE PARALEGAL/LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT EXPERTISE * Broad knowledge base in federal criminal law, family law, labor-employee rela tions, workers' compensation, administrative law, torts, and consumer law. Exte nsive legal research and writing skills. * A proven track record of managing people, facilities, dollars, and operations toward a common goal. * A thorough background of managing individual cases and dockets. * Ability to identify personnel strengths and weaknesses and assemble winning t eams. Ability to mentor and train less-experienced personnel, resulting in a mor e productive and efficient staff. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE MICHAEL D. PONCE & ASSOCIATES, PLLC - Nashville, Tennessee September 2008 - March 2011 Paralegal Provided attorney support, case and client management for managing partner and t wo associates in one of Nashville's top plaintiff's firms. Successfully negotia ted over 100 settlements with insurance adjusters and defense counsel. Managed documents, conducted witness interviews, and coordinated trial dates, litigation and court reporter support. Evaluated cases and met with potential clients at the firm and away from the firm. Traveled to accident locations, conducted inve stigations, and gathered evidence crucial to proving plaintiffs' claims. Filed numerous pleadings with various state courts in and around Nashville. Filed app ropriate documents in workers compensation claims with Tennessee Department of L abor. Developed valuable and lasting relationships with insurance adjusters, co urt clerks, and staff and counsel of numerous defense firms. Drafted pleadings using Microsoft Office Suite. Tracked cases using Prolaw software. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN'S AFFAIRS - Nashville, Tennessee July 2007 - June 2008 Field Examiner Worked independently, visiting disabled veterans in private homes, nursing homes , group homes, and assisted living facilities throughout the State of Tennessee. Conducted field examinations to determine the most economical and practical me ans to protect assets of incompetent VA beneficiaries. Appointed federal fiduci aries to protect assets in the absence of court-appointed conservators. Intervi ewed beneficiaries, family members, and potential fiduciaries to determine best methods to protect VA benefits in each case. Followed federal law and agency re gulations to develop budgets for fiduciaries to follow, ensuring that veterans' and their families' needs were met. Worked closely with other federal, state, a nd local agencies, as well as with corporations and private charities, to ensure that veterans and their families received all benefits to which they were entit led. Spent approximately 75% of working hours on the road conducting field exam inations. Spent remaining 25% of working hours preparing reports (using Microso ft Office suite) and on administration. Maintained personal calendar and ensure d all deadlines were met.

GREENEBAUM, DOLL, & MCDONALD, PLLC - Nashville, Tennessee June 2006 - April 2007 Litigation Paralegal/Law Office Manager Provided attorney support, case and client management for three partners and two associates. Managed documents, conducted witness interviews, and coordinated t rial dates, litigation and court reporter support. Assisted in defense of state and federal suits involving employment discrimination, contract disputes, paten t disputes, and well as defense of state agency actions against clients. Assist ed with preparation of appellate briefs for filing with the Tennessee Supreme Co urt. Filed numerous pleadings with the U.S. District Court using the PACER auto mated document filing system. Assisted corporate office with Nashville office m ove from West End to new downtown location. Served as satellite law office mana ger from September 2006 to April 2007, dealing with vendors, staffing agencies, and coordinating office operations. Tracked billable hours using Elite billing software.

BASS, BERRY, & SIMS, PLC - Nashville, Tennessee , 2005 - June, 2006 Litigation Paralegal

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Provided attorney support, case and client management for prominent healthcare l itigation partner and three associates. Managed documents, conducted client and witness interviews, and coordinated trial dates, litigation and court reporter support. Assisted in seven large state and federal investigations and over one dozen real estate, contract, and general litigation issues. Assisted attorneys with large document productions in support of clients defending against federal and state agency actions. Managed documents using Summation software. Filed nu merous pleadings in the circuit, chancery, and general sessions courts of Davids on, Williamson, Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson, Cheatham, and Montgomery counties. Filed numerous pleadings with the U.S. District Court using the PACER automated document filing system. Tracked billable hours using Elite billing software. U.S. ARMY JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL'S (JAG) CORPS 1 982-2005 Paralegal, Supervisory Paralegal, Law Office Manager Provided attorney and client support, as well as case, docket and client managem ent in several distinct practice areas in the United States, Europe, Asia, and t he Middle East. As a supervisory legal services paralegal, reviewed and revised appointment procedures and staffing levels to provide more efficient service to clients. Authored and edited preventive law articles for publication in local n ewspaper. As deputy clerk of court for the Fort Campbell Annex, U.S. District C ourt, Western Kentucky District, reviewed pleadings, maintained courtroom facili ties and equipment, researched and prepared motions and responses, conducted wit ness interviews, and prepared courtroom demonstrative aids. Worked closely with the Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee Offices of the United States Attorney , Federal Public Defender, U.S. Probation, and U.S. Marshals. As supervisory in -house paralegal for senior American medical officer in South Korea, assisted ho spital commander and in-house counsel on a wide range of hospital law, employmen t law, and criminal law issues. Prepared legal documents and provided notary se rvices for patients and staff. Wrote weekly preventive law articles for publica tion in hospital bulletin. Tracked legal actions and reported status/trends to the hospital commander. OFFICE OF THE STAFF JUDGE ADVOCATE - Fort Campbell, Kentucky 20002005 Senior Paralegal, Claims, Legal Assistance, Tax Center, and U.S. District Court

* Selected by Pentagon officials as the first Army paralegal to travel to Guant anamo Bay, Cuba to plan the logistical framework for military tribunals. * Saved $30,000 in tax dollars by using a combination of contractors and volunt eer staff to renovate unused building into client-friendly tax preparation offic e. * Trained and supervised 20 volunteer tax preparers who in turn prepared over 4 ,000 returns which saved clients over $160,000 in tax preparation fees and resul ted in over $5,000,000 in refunds. * Managed a misdemeanor trial docket of over 3,800 cases annually. OFFICE OF THE STAFF JUDGE ADVOCATE - Bad Kreuznach, Germany 1997-20 00 Senior Prosecution Paralegal * Processed all criminal cases an average of 25% faster than Army average. * Developed a cohesive team that enjoyed working together and increased product ivity by fostering pride in project ownership. OFFICE OF THE COMMANDER, 18TH MEDICAL COMMAND - Yongsan, Korea 1996-1997 Senior Paralegal * Drafted or reviewed all hospital policy memos for legal sufficiency. * Developed and implemented an information system security program for the hosp ital headquarters. EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts in History (5 S.H. remaining), Thomas Edison State College, Tre nton, New Jersey 2011 Continuing Legal Education, 6 hours, National Federation of Paralegal Associatio ns Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois 2006 Continuing Legal Education, 6 hours, National Federation of Paralegal Associatio ns Annual Convention, Nashville, Tennessee 2004 U.S. Army Senior Paralegal Management Course, Charlottesville, Virginia 2003 U.S. Air Force Law Office Managers' Course, Montgomery, Alabama 1999 U.S. Navy Senior Legalman Course, Newport, Rhode Island 1996 U.S. Air Force Claims and Tort Litigation Course, Montgomery, Alabama 1994 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Member, Middle Tennessee Paralegal Association Member, Tennessee Association for Justice Member, Nashville Bar Association References available upon request