Certified Paralegal Resume Samples

A Certified Paralegal is a support Lawyer who takes charge of maintaining, drafting documents, calling on legal witnesses, organizing files, and maintaining a legal library. The major roles and responsibilities listed on the Certified Paralegal Resume indicates the following – preparing affidavits and legal correspondence; organizing and maintaining documents in paper or electronic filing systems; meeting with clients and attorneys; filling pleadings with court clerk; preparing for trial by organizing exhibits; investigating facts, and laws of cases; directing and coordinating law office activity, gathering and analyzing statutes and legal articles; and calling witness to testify at hearings.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – proficiency with MS Office; strong oral and written communication skills; office administration experience, exceptional organizational skills to work in a fast-paced environment; and the ability to manage time-sensitive documents. An Associate’s degree along with a certificate approved from an accredited institution is required.

Certified Paralegal Resume example

Certified Paralegal Resume

Summary : Looking for a certified paralegal with two college degrees and over 10 years of experience. Implements and supervises assigned department operations and strategies. Maintains department calendar, civil litigation database, criminal prosecution database and department project log.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Writing, Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, Supervisory.

Description :

    1. Reviewed/prepared contracts for the purchase of a property.
    2. Prepared settlement statements in accordance with lender closing packages using Lantech (Windows).
    3. Prepared Note, Security Deeds and all related documents necessary for the accurate transfer of title of real estate for private investors.
    4. Worked in the clearance of title for new buyers/lenders.
    5. Able to be cleared for any reason, specific indemnity letters were obtained from title company willing to insure over defects.
    6. Worked with sellers and their lenders with short-sale requests.
    7. Approved, followed instructions and verified that all mandatory guidelines were followed exactly.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts


Sr. Certified Paralegal Resume

Summary : Sales and Training professional with proven ability to consistently satisfy customer's (internal and external) expectations, and exceed company sales goals. Exceptional written, verbal, and professional communication skills.

Skills : Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Management.

Description :

    1. Prepare and managing immigration and personal injury law cases.
    2. Preparation and timekeeping of discovery, preparation of pleadings, motions, and orders.
    3. Research the availability of, and then obtaining, documents from foreign countries, including visas and passports.
    4. Maintain close oral and written client contact throughout cases.
    5. Estate Planning: Prepare Living Wills, Durable Power of Attorney.
    6. Prepare and process and manage all case files for Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Cases.
    7. Prepare and process and manage all case files for simple divorce matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Jr. Certified Paralegal Resume

Objective : Over 18 years as a legal assistant and paralegal with extensive experience in leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Articulate on research; observance; listening skills and leveraging skills to delegate work with attention to detail, and the ability to work and communicate with diverse audiences.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Administrative, Legal, Filing, Fax.

Description :

    1. Prepare documents to assist lawyers.
    2. Execute daily operations of office administrative duties.
    3. Conduct research and interview clients.
    4. Handle other details in preparation for trial as requested by the attorney.
    5. Proficient in the use of various software packages including Microsoft Office, Adobe, Windows, and Tabs III billing.
    6. More than fifteen years of hands-on experience working as a paralegal and legal assistant.
    7. Extensive experience in personal injury and workers compensation law.
    8. Demonstrate competence and poise in professional and social settings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Certified Paralegal III Resume

Summary : Identify and provide requested recored and follow legal requirements when providing and releasing records. Conducting legal research and maintaining a case management/tracking system.

Skills : Type 60wpm, Advance Speed On 10 Key, Can Use All Office Equipment. Bilingual: Can Speak, Read And Write., Notary Public, Loan Closing Agent.

Description :

    1. Provided Administrative support for attorney in person injury practice.
    2. Assisted with preparation of files and documents for trial, as well as workout patron trial preparations.
    3. Reviewed medical documents and prepare demand packages to send to insurance agencies.
    4. Kept professional communicate with clients, medical providers and opposing counsel to obtain documentation.
    5. Assisted clients, insurance agencies and medical providers with inquires and/or complaints.
    6. Provided suitable negotiations and settlements with insurance agencies.
    7. Drafted legal documents and gather information necessary to respond negotiations and settlements.
    8. Scheduled in-person and/or conference call statements with clients and insurance agencies.
    9. Maintained a master case list to meet deadlines of case statues.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Paralegal

Certified Paralegal II Resume

Summary : Seeking a position where education, experience and skills can be used to benefit the company. Interaction with others and helping people. Documents files and updates clients when necessary regarding status of case.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Wordperfect, Time Management, Customer Relations, Management, Organizational, Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Draft pleadings and motions, prepare discovery and e-file pleadings in State Court.
    2. Review documents for responsiveness related to discovery requests.
    3. Research the location of Defendants in order to facilitate the service of Petitions.
    4. Prepare documents for production.
    5. Organize and maintain firm trial calendar and upcoming discovery deadlines.
    6. Work collaboratively with attorneys to maintain cases and workflow.
    7. Provide assistance to attorneys in depositions.
    8. Coordinate meetings with witnesses, experts and clients.
    9. Compile witness and exhibit lists for trial.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Legal

Certified Paralegal I Resume

Summary : Reviewing case files for sufficiency of documentation and obtaining necessary additional materials; researching and writing pleadings. Knowledge of paralegal methods, practices, and procedures.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Writing, Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, Supervisory.

Description :

    1. Reviewed/prepared contracts for the purchase of a property.
    2. Prepared settlement statements in accordance with lender closing packages using Lantech (Windows).
    3. Prepared Note, Security Deeds and all related documents necessary for the accurate transfer of title of real estate for private investors.
    4. Worked in the clearance of title for new buyers/lenders.
    5. Able to be cleared for any reason, specific indemnity letters were obtained from the title company willing to insure over defects.
    6. Worked with sellers and their lenders with short-sale requests.
    7. Followed instructions and verified that all mandatory guidelines were followed exactly.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts

Certified Paralegal Analyst Resume

Summary : Seeking a full-time position with your company where can utilize expertise and skills to benefit the business, employees, and customers. Looking for a new career, where can continue serving in a professional office.

Skills : Office Management, Accounts Receivable And Payable,.

Description :

    1. Assist multiple attorneys in preparing letters, complaints, motions, memorandums, affidavits, garnishments, subpoenas, and various other court documents.
    2. File all court documents with the courts and associate with the court clerks.
    3. Manage multiple attorneys' calendars.
    4. Answer multiple phone lines and handle all client concerns.
    5. Manage domestic and collection law matters for the office.
    6. Research Utah code and case law to help attorneys prepare for Court.
    7. Assist attorneys in preparation for trial.
    8. Correspond with clients and adverse parties via telephone, email, and facsimile.
    9. Schedule, track, and meet crucial and non-crucial deadlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Paralegal Certification

Registered/Certified Paralegal Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging and rewarding position within an organization where merit and productivity is recognized. Searches, examines, and collects authorities on points of law in connection with the preparation of cases for trial.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe, Legal Research, Management, Accounting, LexisNexis, Hot Docs.

Description :

    1. Worked on child support collection cases including preparing liens and levies to various financial institutions.
    2. Preparing documents, orders, writs of execution, subpoenas.
    3. Maintaining constant contact with various courts in Texas.
    4. Scheduling hearings, trials and depositions.
    5. Maintaining constant contact with clients and opposing counsel.
    6. Extensive trial prep to include gathering exhibits, hearing folders and hearing notebooks and drafting proposed Orders.
    7. Maintaining calendar and keeping attorneys aware of deadlines, and upcoming hearings, trials and depositions.
    8. Managed multiple tasks proficiently.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Legal

Certified Paralegal Clerk Resume

Summary : Certified Paralegal with over five years of legal and administrative experience. Demonstrated finance experience in reviewing expenditures, ordering supplies, and preparing training and supply requisitions.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Word, Outlook, And Excel, Experienced With Legal Programs Including Adobe Acrobat.

Description :

    1. Maintain over 250 files, including product liability, mass-tort, and employment law cases.
    2. Manually and electronically file in both superior and federal courts.
    3. Order medical records and create client summaries.
    4. Draft all case correspondence to clients, co-counsel and opposing counsel.
    5. Conduct initial case interviews with clients.
    6. Handle all client questions and concerns throughout the case process.
    7. Draft all discovery, pleadings, and motions for attorney review and completion.
    8. Research current rules for procedure and docket compliance.
    9. Assist with depositions and create summaries.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts

Certified Paralegal Resume

Headline : Detailed work with an ability to work autonomously and with a team, manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines with confidence and ease, excellent interpersonal communication and empathic listening skills, strong ability to be adaptable and flexible, motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities.

Skills : Workday, Lawson, Accounts Payable, Hris, Payroll, Benefits Administration, Human Resources, Hiring.

Description :

    1. Conduct intake interviews and compile summary for attorney determination of case acceptance.
    2. Maintain case calendar and discovery deadlines.
    3. Summarize depositions and prepare medical chronologies.
    4. Research client files and prepare notebooks for mediation, court hearings, and depositions.
    5. Draft discovery including Request for Disclosure, Interrogatories, and Request for Production.
    6. Prepare initial responses to all incoming discovery.
    7. Draft pleadings and answers for filing with the court.
    8. Manage files through liability, subrogation, and litigation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Paralegal