Laura Welker Consulting Qualifications and Skills
Degrees, License and Certifications
Previous Positions and Roles
Skills and Abilities
Legal Assistant/Office Manager Responsibilities
Proof, format, and prepare legal pleadings for hardcopy and digital court filing (including Montana district courts, Montana Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, and the Ninth Circuit) and mailing; notarize legal documents; organize and index digital and hardcopy legal documents and client files; calendar deadlines in online legal software; manage Quickbooks including invoicing, accounts receivable/payable, and client trust accounts; index legal documents; create and organize legal files; organize and systematize years of closed files; scan and copy large projects; process mail; email and call clients; create office website; train and supervise two other office assistants; order and stock office supplies; answer phones; scan/copy/fax documents; greet office visitors.
Secretary / Director of Marketing for the Big Sky Harp Society (Montana harp players), 2012-2015; create and manage their Facebook group, website www.bigskyharpsociety.org, and periodic newsletters; assist with planning the annual harp retreat; teach workshops at the retreat; take meeting minutes.
Worship leader/musician for several churches, youth group leader, ethnomusicologist in Ghana, West Africa, harp performer for fundraisers, non-profits, and the elderly, helper of foreign college and graduate students.
Association Assistant Responsibilities
In the six years I was MIB's association manager, MIB’s membership held steady despite unprecedented bank mergers, and its associate members more than tripled. The association thrived financially, its sponsorships doubled, its annual audits were clean, and member benefits were greatly expanded. I single-handedly organized six annual MIB Conventions and Tradeshows to extremely high reviews and consistent, profitable growth. I also organized two MFDA conventions, and assisted with three MWGA conventions. My association convention responsibilities included:
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