Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume Samples

A Bilingual Legal Assistant plays a very crucial role in a legal setting. The job description includes working in an administrative or secretarial capacity for the attorney or law office and speaking in more than one language, in addition to English. Examples of duties carried out on daily basis are listed on the Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume as – assisting in writing, and verbal communication tasks, answering phones, and taking messages and returning phone calls, scheduling client meetings, conducting client intakes over the phone; interpreting for client meetings and interviews; translating documents and letters to be sent to clients; assisting with case maintenance tasks; opening and closing legal cases, filing of cases and other court documents, keeping track of court dates, and drafting legal documents.

Requirements include – proficiency in English, and various other languages, computer proficiency; willingness to learn, the ability to follow the assigned tasks; experience with the immigrant population, the ability to prioritise work; and strong communication skills. A law degree is considered mandatory for this role.

Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume example

Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

Summary : Bilingual Legal Assistant in the Dallas area with 13 years' experience in a law firm environment. I provide clerical support to various departments and Attorneys. Previously, I assisted attorneys in the areas of Bankruptcy, Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13. This position has provided me with experience and knowledge in legal terminology, and legal proceedings pertaining in the areas mentioned above. Detail oriented, outstanding organization skills and ability to think and work independently.

Skills : Spanish, Customer Service, International Experience, Organizational, Interpersonal Communication.

Description :

    1. Performed general office duties, such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management database systems.
    2. Filed and retrieved corporate documents, records, and reports.
    3. Opened, sorted, and distributed incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
    4. Prepared agendas and make arrangements, such as coordinating catering for luncheons, for committee, board, and other meetings.
    5. Provided clerical support to attorneys.
    6. Prepared invoices, reports, memos, letters and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database.
    7. Prepared for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits and prepare of exhibit books.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma In English


Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging Bilingual Legal Assistant position with a well managed and respected organization, who will accept a professional individual with very strong work ethic and experience in many types of administrative positions, and provides excellent customer service and assistance.

Skills : MS Office Software, MAC Software, Lotus Notes.

Description :

    1. Met with clients either in conjunction with attorney or in your solo capacity, gathering documents and other information and performing translation services.
    2. Communicated with clients regarding their case.
    3. Received intake calls of potential clients and writing summaries of calls for attorneys.
    4. Conducted group meetings with clients.
    5. Scheduled meetings with clients.
    6. Interpreted Spanish documents into English.
    7. Completed forms in various courts/jurisdictions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MSW In Clinical Social Work


Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

Headline : Bilingual Legal Assistant with several years of experience in a variety of positions, both domestic and international. Personal interest in broadening experience and knowledge with survivors of sexual trauma, integration of mental health with primary health care, gender equality, and psychology. International travel experience as Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador, education volunteer in Zambia, clinical intern in Nepal, mission trip leader in St.

Skills : Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Scheduling, Document Management, Proofreading, Coordination, Customer Relations, Outlook, Legal Terminology, Human Resources, Recruitment, Presentation .

Description :

    1. Successfully led over a dozen employee share plans each year, reaching employees in approximately 85 countries.
    2. Team managed all legal, regulatory and tax matters for all forms of stock plans, including plans with discounts, with stocks options and with third party financing and guarantee.
    3. Supervised translations of Savings Plan Regulations, Information Notices and all relevant legal documents.
    4. Coordinated of employee communication documents (documents distributed to eligible employees to better understand the structure, tax treatment and benefits of the plan).
    5. Assisted attorneys with review of certain documents and ensure that only final versions of documents are printed.
    6. Prepared of closing binders for Shearman & Sterling and client's records.
    7. Instructed billing procedures to local counsel.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Paralegal Studies

Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

Headline : Looking forward to obtaining a part-time work from home position that will utilize my ability to interact with people and/or my bilingual skills. I am a self-motivated, detail-oriented, and customer-friendly individual seeking an entry level position with growth potential.

Skills : Fully Bilingual English And Spanish. Mature, Discrete,.

Description :

    1. Did initial Intake on Potential clients.
    2. Answered phones and direct to correct team member.
    3. Received, logged, and distributed mail.
    4. Did daily runs to post office.
    5. In charged of office supplies and file room.
    6. Operated postage meter, and made photocopies.
    7. Confirmed Calendar and open and close files.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate In Liberal Arts

Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

Summary : Experienced Spanish Interpreter and Mental Health Counsellor skilled at connecting and understanding the needs of different cultures. Received a bilingual education from elementary school through college and worked in 3 different countries, in which knowledge of both languages were required, including: 2 years of legal translating experience at a law firm in Argentina; 2 years as an interpreter & marketing assistant for international universities in Argentina; and 5 years of medical interpreting and mental health counseling in Pennsylvania.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook Proficient, Bilingual Fluent In Spanish And English.

Description :

    1. Prepared affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system.
    2. Prepared for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits.
    3. Prepared legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements.
    4. Met with clients and other professionals to discuss details of case.
    5. Filed pleadings with court clerk.
    6. Called upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
    7. Investigated facts and law of cases and search pertinent sources, such as public records, to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking Career in Criminal Justice as a Bilingual Legal Assistant Food Service Worker Professional with 3+ years of experience in food preparation and service. Faithfully adhere to the highest standards of hygiene, quality and customer service. Successful at training and money management. Organized, independent worker with strong time management skills. Able to learn new tasks quickly and effectively.

Skills : Planning, Organisational Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Counselling Management.

Description :

    1. Directed and coordinated law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
    2. Answered phone calls and spoke to clients about their case.
    3. Request and obtain medical records and bills from all providers.
    4. Followed up on DDS letters and medical records request.
    5. Sent and received faxes.
    6. Gathered invoices from participating local counsel and create pro forma note for client.
    7. Followed-up and researched outstanding invoices.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

                        Objective : An ambitious and driven individual with leadership skills combined with diverse business experiences and an extensive background in foreign languages. Possess an eye for detail, a strong work ethic, along with the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients.

                        Skills : Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite Fluent in Spanish Detail oriented Excellent verbal and written communication Strong analytical .

                        Description :

                          1. Filed various motions and memorandums in Municipal, State, Superior and federal courts.
                          2. Maintained contact with various Judges Chambers and Solicitors to ensure all scheduling conflicts would be resolved.
                          3. Reviewed and submitted all attorney leave of absences and conflict letters to Judges and local Solicitors.
                          4. Managed all on call phone calls during and after traditional work hours.
                          5. Collected and deposited money from clients with prior balances into various bank accounts.
                          6. Scheduled and created Criminal and Civil calendars.
                          7. Requested copies of dispositions, arranged depositions, kept an open line of communication with opposing counsel, trial consultants, defendants and the local, state and superior courts.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        0-2 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Entry Level
                        Education
                        Education
                        BS In Criminal Justice

                        Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

                        Headline : Articulate, bilingual, ethical, Bilingual Legal Assistant professional, and confident Legal Assistant with 5+ years of customer service and 1 year of Legal Assistant experience. Cooperative team player who enjoys working with people and utilising direct client contact. Detail-oriented and accurate. Strong work ethic and good organisational skills. Eager to learn and contribute toward meeting a company's goals.

                        Skills : Fluent Spanish, Experience Translating And Interpreting.

                        Description :

                          1. Interpreted and translated for Spanish-speaking clients, including at the Rockefeller and Silver Spring courthouses.
                          2. Conducted legal research and draft memorandum for the attorney.
                          3. Drafted, edited, and proofreader motions (including orders, answers, and other pleadings) as well as memos, subpoenas, website pages, letters, and other correspondence.
                          4. Assisted the attorney in preparing cases, especially for trial.
                          5. Maintained accurate, organised, and detailed records.
                          6. Managed client accounts, receive funds, and issue invoices.
                          7. Answered the phone, schedule appointments, run social media sites, handle the attorney's calendar, and perform other administrative tasks as needed.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        Master Of Arts

                        Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

                        Headline : As a Bilingual Legal Assistant, responsible for Managing attorney's calendar, meetings, phone calls, and other correspondence, Answering phones, take messages, schedule meetings, organise schedules for other staff, Maintaining office supplies including shredding documents, and also Updating website daily with court news or press releases, Updating social media posts with relevant information.

                        Skills : Bilingual Microsoft Office Programs Customer Service Experience Computer Knowledge Working Independently/Team After School Tutoring.

                        Description :

                          1. Responsible for the preparation and handling of correspondence and documents (Mail, faxes, and emails) as a package ready for signature.
                          2. Translated of all types of documents, (Spanish/ English, English/Spanish).
                          3. Managed International travel arrangements and expense reports including reimbursements forms, timesheets, DTE.
                          4. Organized all aspects of the office.
                          5. Prepared reports through automated & manual methods.
                          6. Managed schedules utilizing Outlook and all communication for partners with confidentiality and discretion.
                          7. Provided legal services to ACE Leadership Academy High School students and coordinated legal representation for clients with supervising attorney.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        Associate Arts

                        Bilingual Legal Assistant Resume

                        Headline : Legal Assistant is responsible for assisting the company’s attorneys with their legal business and drafting legal documents.

                        Skills : Research, Academic Writing, Editing, Time Management, Customer Service, Leadership, Editing, Proofreading, Translation, Interpreting, Project Management.

                        Description :

                          1. Used German and English language and legal skills in the NYC office of German law firm with international stature in both litigation and corporate practices.
                          2. Assisted in opening firm's Berlin office.
                          3. Translated German legal documents and correspondence.
                          4. Taken dictation in German and English; draft and prepare bilingual correspondence and agreements.
                          5. Performed bilingual legal research.
                          6. Organised and tracked due diligence materials for acquisition and real estate transactions.
                          7. Scheduled appointments, international conferences and meetings.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        B.A. In Germanic Languages