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Personal information    
Surname(s) / First name(s)  Marsha, Anne Sasha
Address(es)  32, Louvre Street, SO15 Y23, Southampton, England
Telephone(s)  +44 123 45 67 89 00 Mobile: +44 123 45 67 89 00
Fax(es)  +44 123 45 67 89 00
E-mail(s)  asmarsha@example.com
Nationality(-ies)  British
Date of birth  1.25.1980
Gender  Female
Desired employment / Occupational field  Lawyer (Immigration)
Work experience   
Dates  From April 2004-October 2006
Occupation or position held  Legal Assistant
Main activities and responsibilities  I provided assistance to 3 attorneys by making sure the office was ran smoothly and all of their needs were met. I helped the attorneys prepare for court, trial, or any other important work-related engagements. I performed research on a variety of cases. When needed, I helped with tax returns and other financial matters.
Name and address of employer  Danis and Tessier, Corporate Circle, Southampton SO15 Y23
Type of business or sector  Legal Firm
Dates  From March 2001-October 2002
Occupation or position held  Assistant Librarian
Main activities and responsibilities  I regulated circulations and made sure the library ran smoothly. I issued new library cards, as well as replaced lost ones. I designed and created various brochures, bulletin boards, and announcements. I organized and maintained journals, periodicals, videos, and other medium by using the computer database. I kept record of the renting and issuing of various equipment ranging from projectors, DVD players, and CD players.
Name and address of employer  Hampshire Public Library, Granby Street, Southampton SO15 Y23
Type of business or sector  Library
Education and training   
Dates  From September 1998 to June 2008
Title of qualification awarded  International Baccalaureate
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Law (Criminal Justice)
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University Name
Level in national or international classification  Level 4
Personal skills and competences  
Mother tongue(s)  French
Other language(s)  
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
Portuguese  A2Basic UserB1Independent UserA2Basic UserA1Basic UserA1Basic User 
English  A1Basic User B1Independent UserA1Basic User A2Basic UserA1Basic User  
Social skills and competences  Being a part of a legal team has strengthened my social skills greatly. I have met and worked with a host of different people. As a member of a lacrosse team, I learned how important teamwork is and have incorporated these skills into my daily tasks.
Organisational skills  As a legal assistant, being organized was a very vital part of my job description. I developed a system that helped me to organize client information, case information, and keep track of information essential to the attorneys.
Technical skills and competences   I have worked with a variety of office supplies ranging from printers, fax machine, copy machine, scanners, etc. As a legal assistant I maintained operation of these machines and performing minor tweaking and troubleshooting whenever needed.
Computer skills and competences  I have over 10 years experience with the Windows XP Operating System, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher. I am also familiar with the Internet Explorer, Mozilla, and Safari browsers. As a hobby I experiment with different word processing programs and software.
Artistic skills and competences  In my free time I enjoy interior decorating and have taken a few courses to help me better perfect this art. For the past seven years, during spring and summer, I performed minor landscaping to resident and commercial properties.

I also make it a priority to help with Habitat For Humanity each year, and I am currently in the process of becoming a girl's lacrosse coach.

Other skills and competences  I am a very quick learner of computer and word processing programs. I displayed leadership skills as a legal assistant by directing and managing interns and volunteer workers. Working and assisting with cases also improved my problem-solving skills.
Driving licence(s)  Class A
Additional information  Graduated Valedictorian of post- secondary studies.
Led Women's Lacrosse Team to National College Championship 2 years in a row.
Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

   Ms. K Coutard, Manager, Johnson and Jones, Sceptre Circle, Southampton SO15 Y23
   Phone: +44 123 45 67 89 00 Email: msk@example.com
   Dr. P Pourcell, Logistics Specialist, Marck's IT Services, Southampton SO15 Y23
   Phones: +44 123 45 67 89 00 Email: drp@example.com
Annexes  None.