From 1988 through 2015 Janet Buchanan has worked as Secretary to Senior Counsel, Litigation Fraud Unit for NCCI, Inc. She prepared legal memoranda’s, briefs, pleadings, affidavits and general correspondence. Mrs. Buchanan handled highly privileged and confidential documents, including response to the EEOC for internal personnel cases. During these years Mrs. Buchanan also worked as an Administrative Assistant for Adorno & Zeder, P.A., The Szymoniak Firm, P.A., Solkoff Legal, P.A. & Jerri M. Blaney, P.A. At these firms Mrs. Buchanan processed invoicing and acted as Liaison between Firm employees and off-site technical support. She coordinated attorney, staff and marketing meetings, registered attorneys for conferences, CLE courses, speaking engagements and prepared presentations and course materials for all external engagements.
Mrs. Buchanan joined Shalloway & Shalloway, P.A. in 2015 as Administrative Assistant and is responsible for new client intake and transactions. Mrs. Buchanan answers direct phone calls, Organizes and schedules appointments, plans meetings and takes detailed notes for the attorneys. Mrs. Buchanan receives & distributes mail, email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms. She assists in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports, develops and maintains the filing system, updates and maintains office policies and procedures. Mrs. Buchanan orders office supplies and researches new deals and suppliers. She maintains contact lists, books travel arrangements, submits and reconciles expense reports. Mrs. Buchanan provides general support to visitors and acts as the point of contact for internal and external clients. Mrs. Buchanan is fluid in Microsoft office’s entire suite, Adobe Acrobat, E-filing, Legal Research, Time Matters, Transcription and is a Notary Public for the State of Florida.