Maricela Lopez

Maricela Lopez
Philosophy
For nearly a decade, I have dedicated my career to helping individuals receive a well-prepared...Read more
Education
  • University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
    ABA Approved Paralegal Certificate, September, 2017
  • Registered Legal Document Assistant, Orange County, CA
    Reg. No. LDA #514, June, 2020
  • Autonomous University of Baja California School of Law Tijuana, BC
    Licensed to Practice Law in Mexico May, 2015
  • University of Córdoba Córdoba, Spain
    Legal Studies, February-October 2014
Experience

United Consulting Network, LLC, May 2020 – Present
Managing Director

  • Assist individuals in the preparation of legal documents
  • Consult with attorneys and aid in the preparation of cases

 

Law Office of Cameron Talley, APC, December 2017-March 2020
Paralegal

  • Provided paraprofessional legal assistance to senior attorney in all stages of litigation matters related to high profile murder, sex offense and assault cases.
  • Hand-on experience working with complex matters from start to finish. Preliminary hearing preparation, trial preparation, and courtroom support (second-chair in counsel table)
  • Researched and analyzed statutes, legal articles and case law
  • Drafted pleadings and motions
  • Communicated with Deputy District Attorneys
  • Managed large scale of discovery
  • Reviewed case files and docket reports to evaluate each individual’s matter
  • Organized files and legal documents
  • Supported company operations by maintaining office systems and supervised staff

 

Brian Kenneth Johnson Law Practice, June 2017-September 2017
Paralegal

  • Drafted legal documents, conducted case investigations, issue spotting, and document review

First District Court of Federal Criminal Proceedings, September 2014 – April 2015
Instituto Federal de Defensoría Publica Aplicación de Conocimientos Jurídicos Penales ante los Juzgados de Distrito Federal 

  • Drafted pleadings and motions
  • Conducted legal research
  • Filed documents with the courts (Federal and Appeals)
  • Trial preparation

 

Office of the Attorney General, December 2011- June 2013
PGJ EDO de B.C, Tijuana – Averiguaciones Previas

  • Managed large scale of discovery
  • Drafted pleadings and motions
  • Drafted memos and correspondences