Office Assistance is a new business providing professional secretarial
and bookkeeping services. Just a few of the services offered are
typing, proofreading, editing, legal and general transcription,
bookkeeping, and Notary Public services. “If you are needing
anything else, just ask” says Dana Merritt, the owner of Merritt
Dana is a familiar face around here. Born and raised in
Coos Bay, Dana has over 35 years of experience as a legal assistant in
our area. In fact, she worked for attorney Jerry Lesan for 23 years
before his retirement last year. Dana always kept a home-based
secretarial/bookkeeping business in the back of her mind and now has
the opportunity to operate just such a business. Dana has years of
experience in the field of law but she can perform any type of
secretarial services. She enjoys typing and producing professional
documents. Her commitment is seeing jobs through to completion with the
highest standards of professionalism. Dana’s business is not an 8
to 5 business and she will work however it takes to meet her
Naturally, in the environment of law offices, you need
someone you can trust. As reflected in the decades of experience in the
legal field, confidentiality is another hallmark of Dana’s work.
Professionalism is another. Dana is known for meeting deadlines
and producing stellar work. She offers a quick turnaround on projects,
is flexible in scheduling, and is happy to pick-up and deliver as
needed. In addition, business can be conducted entirely online.
Dana is available to small businesses, individuals, for one-time
projects, or to those understaffed due to illness, vacation, or
overflow work. Arrangements may be short term or ongoing.
How do you know if Merritt Office Assistance is right
for your secretarial needs? As an independent contractor, Dana works
from her home and has all the equipment she needs to get it done which
saves you the trouble of having to maintain extra office space or
purchase computers and other equipment. You only pay for each job
as you need it with no overhead costs. You will not have the headache
of dealing with payroll taxes nor expensive employee benefits. Your
complete office support without the overhead!
Perhaps you are an individual who could use some help
building a resume or writing a business letter to a prospective
employer. Maybe you need some letters written or forms filled out. Or,
lets say you are a writer who would like your manuscript proofread,
edited, and professionally typed before you submit it to publishing
agencies, or a college student who would like the same service for a
term paper. These are all examples of a one time or occasional need for
a secretary who can handle this work for you.
Whether you need an assistant full-time or part-time,
you are billed only for actual hours worked and Dana would appreciate
an opportunity to demonstrate the efficiency and accuracy of her
If you would like to learn more about Merritt Office Assistance, give Dana a call at 541-404-4837 or visit her website at merrittofficeassistance.com.