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Ray L.

North Hollywood, CA

$45/hour

Experienced Paralegal for Tutoring in Legal Research & Drafting

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
4.8 average from 28 ratings
amazing experience
— Taghreed, Los Angeles, CA on 10/22/17

$45/Hour


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Saint Mary's College
Pasadena City College
Other

Education

Saint Mary's College

Pasadena City College (Other)

About Ray

With 25 years experience working directly with lawyers in the legal profession, I can tutor on civil litigation, discovery, contracts and legal research, including use of the Westlaw legal research database. I can also tutor on background investigations in support of civil litigation from internet and other sources. I can also tutor on Notary law and procedure and genealogy research.

I have a paralegal certificate and many years experience in court procedure, legal research litigation and contracts. I have a very good understanding of our state and federal court systems and administrative agencies.

The Dean over the Pasadena City College Paralegal Training program refers to me one of the best students they have ever had in their program.

My tutoring style is to patiently help each student to understand the terminology associated with their subject. I use a gradual but thorough approach and build on what each student knows to increase their certainty on their material.

My goal is to help each student learn on the pace where they are most comfortable.
With 25 years experience working directly with lawyers in the legal profession, I can tutor on civil litigation, discovery, contracts and legal research, including use of the Westlaw legal research database. I can also tutor on background investigations in support of civil litigation from internet and other sources. I can also tutor on Notary law Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I charge my hourly rate at least one way for travel beyond 20 miles. I charge one hour if a student cancels less than 24 hours in advance, or does not show for a scheduled lesson.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of North Hollywood, CA 91601
In-person lessons

"amazing experience"

- Taghreed, Los Angeles, CA on 10/22/17
Ray replied on 10/23/2017

Taghreed,
Thank you very much for the great review you did for me. I appreciate it very much. Please let me know when I can help you again. I would be happy to give you more tutoring in legal subjects. You are a very conscientious student and I wish you success in your studies.
Sincerely,
Ray L.

"Knowledgable tutor"

- Yun, Northridge, CA on 10/17/17
Ray replied on 10/19/2017

Yun,
Thank you very much for the great review. I really enjoyed working with you. Please contact me if I can provide any additional tutoring. I am definitely available to work with you or any other students in the future.
Sincerely,
Ray L.

"Excellent tutor"

- Gregory, Pasadena, CA on 3/10/15
Ray replied on 3/10/2015

Gregory,

Thank you for the very nice review. Looking forward to helping you in the future. Please also tell your friends who may need help in Law.

"Great tutor who goes the extra mile."

- Rick, Los Angeles, CA on 7/10/13

"Five star tutor."

- Steve, Los Angeles, CA on 6/1/13
English:
Proofreading, Vocabulary
History:
American History, Geography,
Government & Politics
Special Needs:
Study Skills
Elementary Education:
Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Law

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Geography

I have a very broad appreciation of our world and the various countries, nations and geographical features that make up our world. From a very young age I have been fascinated by publications such as National Geographic or the World Book Encyclopedia. I love the subject of Geography.

Law

I have a certificate for completion of the American Bar Association-approved paralegal training program at Pasadena City College. I have over 15 years paralegal experience in civil litigation and investigations in support of civil litigation. I can tutor in legal research, civil litigation, discovery, civil procedure, legal and background investigations. I am also an experienced Genealogy researcher and can tutor in that field.

Study Skills

I worked for three years as an aide at a boarding school where I was responsible for a small group of students ages 7 to 13 to make sure they completed their academic and life skills assignments. I helped these students improve their study skills by using a gradual but focused approach. This inclued covering assignments on a gradual, step-by-step basis, not going ahead too fast onto a new aspect of their assignment until the student felt confident on the prior step. This brought up the student's confidence and they retained the information more easily. I also have a Bachelor of Arts in English and after graduating was accepted into the Early Childhood Education teaching credential program at California State University Sonoma. Due to a change in my career path I did not attend but have always had a love of teaching and education, later attending Pasadena City College and completing their Legal Assisting program. I have applied my own successful study methods while tutoring Students in the law. I now want to expand my tutoring to help students with the general study skills I have learned during my various careers.

Saint Mary's College
Pasadena City College
Other

Education

Saint Mary's College

Pasadena City College (Other)

amazing experience

It has been a wonderful experience working with Ray. He was helping me to write my assignment while he helped to deliver the proper answer. Because The problem that I have is how to put the idea in words. He is optimistic tutor. I recommend everyone that would love to seek knowledge to meet him.

— Taghreed, Los Angeles, CA on 10/22/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I charge my hourly rate at least one way for travel beyond 20 miles. I charge one hour if a student cancels less than 24 hours in advance, or does not show for a scheduled lesson.

Travel policy

Ray will travel within 15 miles of North Hollywood, CA 91601.