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Shawn Dragonaire

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Tel: (954) 646-1314

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I am a Virtual Paralegal professional with substantive legal acumen in specific federal administrative law, employment law and regulatory law. Business acumen in policy analysis and development, business continuity and program management. Expertise in mediating settlement of complex complaints filed with federal administrative agencies (EEOC and MSPB, etc.) responsible under statutory authority for adjudicating and enforcing violation of federal laws in the workplace. Extensive experience in facilitating resolution of group conflicts. Please note that I am currently available for new opportunities in the legal services industry.
SPECIALTIES
1.) Legal Support Services 2.) Training and Development 3.) Administrative Litigation Support (EEOC , MSPB, OSC, etc.) 4.) Employment Litigation Support (Employee and Labor Relations, Staffing and Classifications, etc.) 5.) Regulatory Litigation Support (Compliance, etc.) 6.) Stakeholder Mediation 7.) Settlement Negotiation 8.) Group Facilitation 9.) Conflict Coaching 10.) Dispute Systems Design

Previous Experience:

Virtual Paralegal

Freelance for Licensed Attorney-Clients Only, United States
January 2012 Present
Contracting exclusively with solo practitioners, law firms and corporate legal departments to provide excellence in:
PARALEGAL SERVICES 1.) Legal research and writing, internet and factual research, case review and analysis, and cite checking. 2.) Drafting, proofreading and editing: Contracts, settlements and deposition summaries.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Manager U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Long Beach, CA (San Diego Site) 1999 2011
Managed an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program responsible for providing services to five (5) geographically disbursed Medical Centers throughout Southern California and Southern Nevada.
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS 1.) Advised, scheduled and conducted ADR meetings with senior leadership, department chiefs, human resources, agency attorneys (Regional Counsels), EEO/ADR Program Managers, union officials and employees on ADR laws, regulations, rules and policies. 2.) Analyzed deficiencies and barriers for successfully mediating Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaints, Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeals and labor grievance settlements. 3.) Assigned and monitored a cadre of 35+ Mediators and Facilitators to ADR cases. 4.) Authored and implemented an ADR Program Handbook containing ADR policy, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and administrative legal forms. 5.) Co-Desgined and co-conducted 40-hour Basic and 24-hour Advanced Mediation skills trainings. 6.) Drafted and reviewed legal Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding documents. 7.) Managed a 100+ ADR caseload every fiscal year on the National VA ADR Web-based Tracker System. 8.) Managed a $30,000+ budget to develop/maintain an ADR SharePoint site, brochures, flyers and posters, etc.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 1.) Mediated settlement of EEO complaints, MSPB appeals and labor grievances with an annual cost-savings to agency of approximately $1,200,000. 2.) Monitored, prepared and presented monthly, quarterly and annual ADR data reports to senior leadership identifying Key Performance Indicators (PKI) for targeting cost-savings to the agency. 3.) Utilized fact-finding, metacognition, analytical and problem-solving skills to successfully improve operational efficiency, workflow productivity and employee engagement training outcomes by 30% in the workplace.

Work Samples:

Work Sample 1

Work Sample 2

Work Sample 3

Work Sample 4

Work Sample 5

Skills:

Specialties:

1.) Legal Research
2.) Legal Writing
3.) Case review and analysis
4.) Contract Drafting and Review
5.) Proofreading and Editing
6.) Administrative Litigation Support
7.) Employment Litigation Support
8.) Regulatory Litigation Support
9.) Stakeholder mediation
10.) Settlement Negotiation
11.) Group Facilitation
12.) Conflict Resolution
13.) Conflict Coaching
14.) Training and Development
15.) Dispute Systems Design
Technical Proficiencies:
1.) Westlaw
2.) LexisNexis
3.) Social Media
4.) SharePoint
5.) Microsoft Office Suite
6.) Apple Operating System

Education:

Certificate, Paralegal Studies University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Master of Arts, Leadership Studies University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Public Administration San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

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Shawn Dragonaire

Shawn Dragonaire

Resume Contents:

Connect with me

Contact Information

About Me

Experience

Work Samples

Skills

Education

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Connect with me:

See my profile on LinkedIn! Shawn Dragonaire
See my profile on Facebook! Shawn Dragonaire

Contact Information:

shawndragonaire@hotmail.com
Tel: (954) 646-1314

About Me:

I am a Virtual Paralegal professional with substantive legal acumen in specific federal administrative law, employment law and regulatory law. Business acumen in policy analysis and development, business continuity and program management. Expertise in mediating settlement of complex complaints filed with federal administrative agencies (EEOC and MSPB, etc.) responsible under statutory authority for adjudicating and enforcing violation of federal laws in the workplace. Extensive experience in facilitating resolution of group conflicts. Please note that I am currently available for new opportunities in the legal services industry.
SPECIALTIES
1.) Legal Support Services 2.) Training and Development 3.) Administrative Litigation Support (EEOC , MSPB, OSC, etc.) 4.) Employment Litigation Support (Employee and Labor Relations, Staffing and Classifications, etc.) 5.) Regulatory Litigation Support (Compliance, etc.) 6.) Stakeholder Mediation 7.) Settlement Negotiation 8.) Group Facilitation 9.) Conflict Coaching 10.) Dispute Systems Design

Previous Experience:

Virtual Paralegal

Freelance for Licensed Attorney-Clients Only, United States
January 2012 Present
Contracting exclusively with solo practitioners, law firms and corporate legal departments to provide excellence in:
PARALEGAL SERVICES 1.) Legal research and writing, internet and factual research, case review and analysis, and cite checking. 2.) Drafting, proofreading and editing: Contracts, settlements and deposition summaries.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Manager U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Long Beach, CA (San Diego Site) 1999 2011
Managed an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program responsible for providing services to five (5) geographically disbursed Medical Centers throughout Southern California and Southern Nevada.
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS 1.) Advised, scheduled and conducted ADR meetings with senior leadership, department chiefs, human resources, agency attorneys (Regional Counsels), EEO/ADR Program Managers, union officials and employees on ADR laws, regulations, rules and policies. 2.) Analyzed deficiencies and barriers for successfully mediating Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaints, Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeals and labor grievance settlements. 3.) Assigned and monitored a cadre of 35+ Mediators and Facilitators to ADR cases. 4.) Authored and implemented an ADR Program Handbook containing ADR policy, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and administrative legal forms. 5.) Co-Desgined and co-conducted 40-hour Basic and 24-hour Advanced Mediation skills trainings. 6.) Drafted and reviewed legal Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding documents. 7.) Managed a 100+ ADR caseload every fiscal year on the National VA ADR Web-based Tracker System. 8.) Managed a $30,000+ budget to develop/maintain an ADR SharePoint site, brochures, flyers and posters, etc.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 1.) Mediated settlement of EEO complaints, MSPB appeals and labor grievances with an annual cost-savings to agency of approximately $1,200,000. 2.) Monitored, prepared and presented monthly, quarterly and annual ADR data reports to senior leadership identifying Key Performance Indicators (PKI) for targeting cost-savings to the agency. 3.) Utilized fact-finding, metacognition, analytical and problem-solving skills to successfully improve operational efficiency, workflow productivity and employee engagement training outcomes by 30% in the workplace.

Work Samples:

Work Sample 1

Work Sample 2

Work Sample 3

Work Sample 4

Work Sample 5

Skills:

Specialties:

1.) Legal Research
2.) Legal Writing
3.) Case review and analysis
4.) Contract Drafting and Review
5.) Proofreading and Editing
6.) Administrative Litigation Support
7.) Employment Litigation Support
8.) Regulatory Litigation Support
9.) Stakeholder mediation
10.) Settlement Negotiation
11.) Group Facilitation
12.) Conflict Resolution
13.) Conflict Coaching
14.) Training and Development
15.) Dispute Systems Design
Technical Proficiencies:
1.) Westlaw
2.) LexisNexis
3.) Social Media
4.) SharePoint
5.) Microsoft Office Suite
6.) Apple Operating System

Education:

Certificate, Paralegal Studies University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Master of Arts, Leadership Studies University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Public Administration San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

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Shawn Dragonaire

Shawn Dragonaire

Resume Contents:

Connect with me

Contact Information

About Me

Experience

Work Samples

Skills

Education

Download My Resume



Connect with me:

See my profile on LinkedIn! Shawn Dragonaire
See my profile on Facebook! Shawn Dragonaire

Contact Information:

shawndragonaire@hotmail.com
Tel: (954) 646-1314

About Me:

I am a Virtual Paralegal professional with substantive legal acumen in specific federal administrative law, employment law and regulatory law. Business acumen in policy analysis and development, business continuity and program management. Expertise in mediating settlement of complex complaints filed with federal administrative agencies (EEOC and MSPB, etc.) responsible under statutory authority for adjudicating and enforcing violation of federal laws in the workplace. Extensive experience in facilitating resolution of group conflicts. Please note that I am currently available for new opportunities in the legal services industry.
SPECIALTIES
1.) Legal Support Services 2.) Training and Development 3.) Administrative Litigation Support (EEOC , MSPB, OSC, etc.) 4.) Employment Litigation Support (Employee and Labor Relations, Staffing and Classifications, etc.) 5.) Regulatory Litigation Support (Compliance, etc.) 6.) Stakeholder Mediation 7.) Settlement Negotiation 8.) Group Facilitation 9.) Conflict Coaching 10.) Dispute Systems Design

Previous Experience:

Virtual Paralegal

Freelance for Licensed Attorney-Clients Only, United States
January 2012 Present
Contracting exclusively with solo practitioners, law firms and corporate legal departments to provide excellence in:
PARALEGAL SERVICES 1.) Legal research and writing, internet and factual research, case review and analysis, and cite checking. 2.) Drafting, proofreading and editing: Contracts, settlements and deposition summaries.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Manager U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Long Beach, CA (San Diego Site) 1999 2011
Managed an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program responsible for providing services to five (5) geographically disbursed Medical Centers throughout Southern California and Southern Nevada.
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS 1.) Advised, scheduled and conducted ADR meetings with senior leadership, department chiefs, human resources, agency attorneys (Regional Counsels), EEO/ADR Program Managers, union officials and employees on ADR laws, regulations, rules and policies. 2.) Analyzed deficiencies and barriers for successfully mediating Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaints, Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeals and labor grievance settlements. 3.) Assigned and monitored a cadre of 35+ Mediators and Facilitators to ADR cases. 4.) Authored and implemented an ADR Program Handbook containing ADR policy, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and administrative legal forms. 5.) Co-Desgined and co-conducted 40-hour Basic and 24-hour Advanced Mediation skills trainings. 6.) Drafted and reviewed legal Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding documents. 7.) Managed a 100+ ADR caseload every fiscal year on the National VA ADR Web-based Tracker System. 8.) Managed a $30,000+ budget to develop/maintain an ADR SharePoint site, brochures, flyers and posters, etc.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 1.) Mediated settlement of EEO complaints, MSPB appeals and labor grievances with an annual cost-savings to agency of approximately $1,200,000. 2.) Monitored, prepared and presented monthly, quarterly and annual ADR data reports to senior leadership identifying Key Performance Indicators (PKI) for targeting cost-savings to the agency. 3.) Utilized fact-finding, metacognition, analytical and problem-solving skills to successfully improve operational efficiency, workflow productivity and employee engagement training outcomes by 30% in the workplace.

Work Samples:

Work Sample 1

Work Sample 2

Work Sample 3

Work Sample 4

Work Sample 5

Skills:

Specialties:

1.) Legal Research
2.) Legal Writing
3.) Case review and analysis
4.) Contract Drafting and Review
5.) Proofreading and Editing
6.) Administrative Litigation Support
7.) Employment Litigation Support
8.) Regulatory Litigation Support
9.) Stakeholder mediation
10.) Settlement Negotiation
11.) Group Facilitation
12.) Conflict Resolution
13.) Conflict Coaching
14.) Training and Development
15.) Dispute Systems Design
Technical Proficiencies:
1.) Westlaw
2.) LexisNexis
3.) Social Media
4.) SharePoint
5.) Microsoft Office Suite
6.) Apple Operating System

Education:

Certificate, Paralegal Studies University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Master of Arts, Leadership Studies University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Public Administration San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

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Shawn Dragonaire

Shawn Dragonaire

Resume Contents:

Connect with me

Contact Information

About Me

Experience

Work Samples

Skills

Education

Download My Resume



Connect with me:

See my profile on LinkedIn! Shawn Dragonaire
See my profile on Facebook! Shawn Dragonaire

Contact Information:

shawndragonaire@hotmail.com
Tel: (954) 646-1314

About Me:

I am a Virtual Paralegal professional with substantive legal acumen in specific federal administrative law, employment law and regulatory law. Business acumen in policy analysis and development, business continuity and program management. Expertise in mediating settlement of complex complaints filed with federal administrative agencies (EEOC and MSPB, etc.) responsible under statutory authority for adjudicating and enforcing violation of federal laws in the workplace. Extensive experience in facilitating resolution of group conflicts. Please note that I am currently available for new opportunities in the legal services industry.
SPECIALTIES
1.) Legal Support Services 2.) Training and Development 3.) Administrative Litigation Support (EEOC , MSPB, OSC, etc.) 4.) Employment Litigation Support (Employee and Labor Relations, Staffing and Classifications, etc.) 5.) Regulatory Litigation Support (Compliance, etc.) 6.) Stakeholder Mediation 7.) Settlement Negotiation 8.) Group Facilitation 9.) Conflict Coaching 10.) Dispute Systems Design

Previous Experience:

Virtual Paralegal

Freelance for Licensed Attorney-Clients Only, United States
January 2012 Present
Contracting exclusively with solo practitioners, law firms and corporate legal departments to provide excellence in:
PARALEGAL SERVICES 1.) Legal research and writing, internet and factual research, case review and analysis, and cite checking. 2.) Drafting, proofreading and editing: Contracts, settlements and deposition summaries.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Manager U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Long Beach, CA (San Diego Site) 1999 2011
Managed an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program responsible for providing services to five (5) geographically disbursed Medical Centers throughout Southern California and Southern Nevada.
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS 1.) Advised, scheduled and conducted ADR meetings with senior leadership, department chiefs, human resources, agency attorneys (Regional Counsels), EEO/ADR Program Managers, union officials and employees on ADR laws, regulations, rules and policies. 2.) Analyzed deficiencies and barriers for successfully mediating Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaints, Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeals and labor grievance settlements. 3.) Assigned and monitored a cadre of 35+ Mediators and Facilitators to ADR cases. 4.) Authored and implemented an ADR Program Handbook containing ADR policy, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and administrative legal forms. 5.) Co-Desgined and co-conducted 40-hour Basic and 24-hour Advanced Mediation skills trainings. 6.) Drafted and reviewed legal Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding documents. 7.) Managed a 100+ ADR caseload every fiscal year on the National VA ADR Web-based Tracker System. 8.) Managed a $30,000+ budget to develop/maintain an ADR SharePoint site, brochures, flyers and posters, etc.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 1.) Mediated settlement of EEO complaints, MSPB appeals and labor grievances with an annual cost-savings to agency of approximately $1,200,000. 2.) Monitored, prepared and presented monthly, quarterly and annual ADR data reports to senior leadership identifying Key Performance Indicators (PKI) for targeting cost-savings to the agency. 3.) Utilized fact-finding, metacognition, analytical and problem-solving skills to successfully improve operational efficiency, workflow productivity and employee engagement training outcomes by 30% in the workplace.

Work Samples:

Work Sample 1

Work Sample 2

Work Sample 3

Work Sample 4

Work Sample 5

Skills:

Specialties:

1.) Legal Research
2.) Legal Writing
3.) Case review and analysis
4.) Contract Drafting and Review
5.) Proofreading and Editing
6.) Administrative Litigation Support
7.) Employment Litigation Support
8.) Regulatory Litigation Support
9.) Stakeholder mediation
10.) Settlement Negotiation
11.) Group Facilitation
12.) Conflict Resolution
13.) Conflict Coaching
14.) Training and Development
15.) Dispute Systems Design
Technical Proficiencies:
1.) Westlaw
2.) LexisNexis
3.) Social Media
4.) SharePoint
5.) Microsoft Office Suite
6.) Apple Operating System

Education:

Certificate, Paralegal Studies University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Master of Arts, Leadership Studies University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Public Administration San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

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1999 2011
Managed an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program responsible for providing services to five (5) geographically disbursed Medical Centers throughout Southern California and Southern Nevada.
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
1.) Advised, scheduled and conducted ADR meetings with senior leadership, department chiefs, human resources, agency attorneys (Regional Counsels), EEO/ADR Program Managers, union officials and employees on ADR laws, regulations, rules and policies. 2.) Analyzed deficiencies and barriers for successfully mediating Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaints, Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeals and labor grievance settlements. 3.) Assigned and monitored a cadre of 35+ Mediators and Facilitators to ADR cases. 4.) Authored and implemented an ADR Program Handbook containing ADR policy, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and administrative legal forms. 5.) Co-Desgined and co-conducted 40-hour Basic and 24-hour Advanced Mediation skills trainings. 6.) Drafted and reviewed legal Agreement to Mediate, Settlement Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding documents. 7.) Managed a 100+ ADR caseload every fiscal year on the National VA ADR Web-based Tracker System. 8.) Managed a $30,000+ budget to develop/maintain an ADR SharePoint site, brochures, flyers and posters, etc.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 1.) Mediated settlement of EEO complaints, MSPB appeals and labor grievances with an annual cost-savings to agency of approximately $1,200,000. 2.) Monitored, prepared and presented monthly, quarterly and annual ADR data reports to senior leadership identifying Key Performance Indicators (PKI) for targeting cost-savings to the agency. 3.) Utilized fact-finding, metacognition, analytical and problem-solving skills to successfully improve operational efficiency, workflow productivity and employee engagement training outcomes by 30% in the workplace.

Work Samples:

Work Sample 1

Work Sample 2

Work Sample 3

Work Sample 4

Work Sample 5

Skills:

Specialties:

1.) Legal Research
2.) Legal Writing
3.) Case review and analysis
4.) Contract Drafting and Review
5.) Proofreading and Editing
6.) Administrative Litigation Support
7.) Employment Litigation Support
8.) Regulatory Litigation Support
9.) Stakeholder mediation
10.) Settlement Negotiation
11.) Group Facilitation
12.) Conflict Resolution
13.) Conflict Coaching
14.) Training and Development
15.) Dispute Systems Design
Technical Proficiencies:
1.) Westlaw
2.) LexisNexis
3.) Social Media
4.) SharePoint
5.) Microsoft Office Suite
6.) Apple Operating System

Education:

Certificate, Paralegal Studies University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Master of Arts, Leadership Studies University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Public Administration San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

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  3. Over Seven Years of experience working virtually with Attorneys; I specialize in working with Litigation Attorneys in Southern California. I am flexible affordable and looking to take on new clients.

  4. Troy Fletchall on February 11, 2015 at 3:10 pm said:

    I am a beginning Paralegal. I am currently a student at Everest college in Springfield Mo. I would like very much to work as a paid intern.I have been looking every day for jobs on the internet but haven’t had any luck yet. I have no experience but I learn quick and I do have a B average so far.

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