ALCIRA PENA MINAYA, PARALEGAL

EDUCATION:

JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, New York, N.Y.
B.S. Economics
B.A. International Criminal Justice

The National Society of Leadership and Success
Leadership Honor Society
Omincron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society for Economics

BACKGROUND:

Alcira is Mr. Lanin’s paralegal and legal assistant. She assists the firm with commercial litigation, foreclosure and loan modification, bankruptcy, business and real estate law, and collection/creditor’s rights matters. She is a graduate of John Jay College where she majored in Economics and International Criminal Justice.

Alcira worked while she attended college full time and learned how to handle multiple responsibilities. She was previously employed as Dispatcher and Customer Service Specialist for a busy car and limo service and worked as a Math and English Tutor for children in grades 3 to 5. Her prior work experience has helped her develop excellent customer service, management, and multitasking skills. 

Alcira is a team member who is highly organized. She has the professional skills needed to meet the demands of a busy, successful law office.  She has the professional skills that are an integral part of a busy, successful law office. She is trained in several programs, including MS Word, MS Outlook, Clio Manager (Cloud File Management), Clio Grow, Adobe Acrobat, Bankruptcy Pro, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint. She assists Attorney Lanin with the preparation of court documents, including summons and complaints, answers, subpoenas, affidavits, legal briefs (memoranda of law), and exhibits, and with online searches and e-filing on the New York State Case Electronic Filing System, the Federal Electronic Case Filing system, PACER, and ACRIS.

Alcira is also bilingual (English and Spanish). Her duties include managing the firm’s litigation calendar, drafting and filing legal documents and managing our office. She is our client liason, communicating with clients in person, by phone and by email. Our clients find her positive demeanor and helpful attitude reassuring. If you are unable to reach Mr. Lanin and would like immediate assistance, please contact Alcira at (212) 764-7250 ext. 203 or by email to alcira@laninlaw.com.