ANN R. LOFTON
1160 WALTER ROAD, BONNEAU, SC 29431
Job Objective: Ascertain a position with a company where there is an opportunity for advancement and growth
Education: 1993: Audiometric Technician Training (August, GA)
Baptist College of Charleston (Charleston, SC)
1980 Berkeley High School
1999 – Present: Claypoole Law Firm, Attorney at Law: Real Estate Paralegal/Title Insurance Agent – Responsibilities include all preparation of real estate closings, residential and commercial consisting of pre-closing information, preparation of documents, bank packages, disbursements, title documents, and reconciliations of all files. Assist Builders with land acquisitions as well as prepare, organize and maintain the development of subdivisions including covenants and restrictions preparation, dedication of roads, maintain their title files and closings. Prepare, issue and report title insurance policies and submit to underwriters along with payment.
1996 â€“ 1999: Davidson & Bennett, Attorneys at Law: Real Estate Paralegal. Same duties as specified above regarding real estate closings as well as assist the account with the balance, reporting and reconciliation of the trust account. Ordered supplies for the firm.
1994 â€“ 1996: Bleecker & Clarke, LLC, Attorneys at Law: Real Estate Paralegal. Responsibilities include all preparation of real estate closings, residential and commercial. This consists of ordering and reviewing title examinations, surveys, payoffs, preparation of loan documents, disbursing files, issuing title policies. Maintain real estate trust account and preparation of monthly reports to partners of filed upcoming and closed.
1992 â€“ 1994: Georgia Pacific Corporation, Particleboard Plant: Employee Benefits/Payroll Coordinator â€“ Assisted with all human resource duties which included data entry, accounting, health and life insurance, administering hearing tests, and all other benefits. Process, issue, and report company hourly payroll. Traveled to other plant locations and trained on the new time keeper payroll system. I also assisted management of safety for routine reporting and recordkeeping as well as interacted with managers with specific projects.
1986 â€“ 1992 : William L. Shipley, Mater in Equity for Berkeley County: Office Manager/Legal Secretary â€“ Responsibilities included answering telephone, greeting clients, scheduling appointments, scheduling Court dates with all Courts, preparing documents for the Courts of Common Pleas, Probate, Family, Civil and Magistrate. Handled all real estate transactions. Preparation of all monthly reports for the Court Administration, assisted in yearly County budget, accounting, payroll, and all personnel functions. Supervised other employees.
1982 â€“ 1986: Berkeley County Water and Sewer Authority: Billing Clerk, Head Billing, Executive Assistant: Data entry, preparation for monthly billings for water and sewer services, worked closely with builders issuing tap fees. Promoted to Head Billing Clerk giving supervisory responsibilities of all billing clerks. Later promoted to Executive Assistant to the Director with all secretarial responsibilities including budget preparation, attendance and reports of commission meetings.