The Contract Paralegal job description varies from company to company, but the basic tasks mentioned on the Contract Paralegal Resume include some or all of the following – working on contract basis for law firms and corporate legal department, performing or coordinating numerous corporate laws and litigation activities; assisting CLO’s, monitoring on-going litigation process, assisting in responding to third-party subpoenas, providing administrative support, drafting correspondence and policies, reviewing and assisting with payments, handling special projects and performing all other activities that lead to management of company’s legal affairs.
A Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field or a Paralegal certificate is needed to take up this employment. The candidate should have experience with transactional and litigation process. Having banking and mortgage expertise will be an added advantage. Exceptional analytical and verbal/written communication skills, outstanding researching and writing skills, ability to juggle between various contracts and the ability to maintain a cordial relationship with in-house clients are some of the expected qualifications.
Summary : Over 9 years of accounting in combination with primary responsibilities. Exceptionally organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize assignments to meet deadlines. A self-starter dedicated to producing consistent results within the work environment.
Skills : Photography, Video production and Graphic design skills.
Prepared attorney for upcoming deadlines and trial dates providing documents, research, and case-related materials.
Helped develop cases by maintaining contact with clients, courts, witnesses along.
Conducted client meetings to cover intake information and payments, settlement agreements, witness preparation, and various other communications.
Prepared and filed case related documents, drafted and edited pleadings, prepared responses to opposing counsel.
Kept cases organized by establishing and maintaining client files, monitoring calendars, meeting deadlines, documenting actions and relaying case status to the attorney.
Maintained case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorneys, clients, and providers.
Assisted attorney with Eminent Domain cases and researched the viability of companies and successors in interest as potential defendants.
Conducted background checks, researched court records and governmental agencies, including; the SEC, Secretary of State, and Department of Corporations.
Sr. Contract Paralegal Resume
Summary : Fifteen years in the legal profession; sharp, innovative quick learner with the ability to adapt to challenges; comprehensive computer skills; organized and efficient in time management and goal setting; supervisory and training experience; ability to delegate and work unsupervised.
Skills : Technical Skills and Core Competencies: MS Office,.
Creation and implementation of processes for the new departments.
Attend online investigation training sessions with Supervisors and others in the department to obtain the best solutions to violators.
Investigate Independent Business Owners to ensure online compliance with company policies and procedures.
Correspond via telephone and email with Supervisors and Independent Business Owners.
with back-up and links to verify compliance.
Follow cases through to completion including organizing information discovered and confirming violations have been removed, then closing cases in case management software.
Assisted with case management duties including coding and creating multiple indices; electronically organized and grouped document per attorney request for ongoing firm attorney review team.
Worked closely with associates to coordinate and prepare numerous deposition exhibits based on a deponent outline, various other tasks in preparation for trial.
Certificate In Paralegal
Jr. Contract Paralegal Resume
Headline : To obtain a challenging and rewarding position as a Paralegal or Administrative support professional within a legal and/or real estate environment and to establish a positive and cohesive relationship with an employer who marshal's exemplary ethics and integrity within their firm.
Utilize working knowledge of the formation and estate-planning function of limited liability companies, limited partnerships and limited family partnerships.
Administer and maintain client trusts; keep accurate and concise records of how funds were obtained and distributed; correspond with debtors and creditors to obtain pertinent information.
Prepare contracts for the sale of real and personal property; prepare disallowance of claims against the estate and monitor claims including court files; collect information and/or assets for preparation of inventory.
Draft wills, codicils, trust agreements, amendments, court documents for guardianships and healthcare directives; prepare and record powers of attorney; draft petitions and orders for partial distribution.
Handle all aspects of opening probate proceedings from the appointment of a personal representative to the final distribution of the estate, including strong involvement in client contact and client case management.
Publish appropriate notices to interested persons, including notices of fiduciary relationship; answer questions from personal representative, surviving spouse and other interested parties.
Organize and index estate planning documents and financial records; devise, implement and maintain an internal client and professional contact system and office calendar.
Doctor In Law
Lead Contract Paralegal Resume
Summary : To be a team player with ongoing opportunity in a pleasant working environment where can make a contribution and have a positive influence in the lives and work of others.
Skills : MS Word/Perfect, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
Preparation of all domestic franchise renewal contracts.
Obtain all necessary approvals from appropriate individuals, ensuring that each franchisee is eligible for contract renewal and that all state and regulatory deadlines are met.
Preparation of all domestic franchise transfers, new store contracts, and corporate-to- franchise conversion contracts, domestic relocation addenda, assignment and assumption agreements, change of location addenda, rescission agreements, and misc.
Prepare and maintain all domestic contract execution lists.
Research domestic franchise questions and issues for the Contract Manager and General Counsel as requested.
Worked closely with Associates on individual assignments; Reorganized documents and exhibits produced at deposition, chronic, bates stamping, served documents, copy checking, indexing, supervised document collection from client.
Reviewed documents in $8 million class action for invasion of privacy Engaged in intensive e-discovery Drafted summary memoranda Experienced in Catalyst, Kroll, Logikcull, and Relativity.
Contract Paralegal Clerk Resume
Objective : Skilled and highly organized and detail-oriented director. Efficiently manages time and projects with close attention to deadlines and details. Offer a proven track record of commended performance. Seeking career opportunity in the Paralegal industry to apply education, knowledge, experience and skills to meet and exceed organizations goals and objectives.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Computer Skills, Contract Negotiation,.
Prepared and processed corporate governance, procedures, annual state and federal filings (i.e. statements of information, UCC filings, Form D's, blue sky filings, etc.), and corporate resolutions for over 900 subsidiaries.
Prepared various document materials related to withdrawals, mergers and dissolution of corporations, partnerships, subsidiary companies, etc.
Reviewed, drafted, and negotiated various corporate contracts (IP agreements, confidentiality/nondisclosure agreements, master agreements, product and service agreements, software license agreements, vendor agreements, etc.), pleadings, and corporate forms.
Provided litigation support, research, document preparation for product liability, worker's comp., employment matters, etc.
Prepared legal correspondence and legal memorandum.
Performed legal research, risk management processes, and analysis.
Prepared and maintained contract and file databases, etc.
Asst. Contract Paralegal Resume
Objective : Experienced ABA certified paralegal possessing a current Texas property and casualty adjuster license, with excellent office management and client relations skills seeking a position where a working knowledge of legal terminology and legal proceedings will be fully utilized and expanded.
Skills : Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Centricity, Lawbase, Needles, Sharepoint, OneNote.
Prepare responses to legal requests and organize document collections including interviewing witnesses/custodians, preserving potentially relevant information, and establishing strategies for data gathering, review, and production.
Manage and maintain various spreadsheets and an Ascent database for discovery in a multidistrict product liability litigation with over 50,000 lawsuits.
Review plaintiff fact sheets for claimant profiles including personal data, contentions, counsel and personal representative identification, and research missing information.
Input complain fact and settlement data into spreadsheets and databases.
Liaise with outside counsel, Pepper Hamilton, regarding responses to complaints, subpoenas, and document requests.
Review settlements list for oversights, discrepancies, and errors, and correct.
Assisted with document production for high profile file-swapping litigation.
Master Of Arts
Contract Paralegal III Resume
Objective : Dedicated and highly organized leader with exceptional knowledge and skills in the areas of research and legal discovery methodologies. Extensive experience Justice Administration which includes fraud investigations, data analysis and statistics.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Computer Skills, Contract Negotiation.
Provided training and guidelines to internal and external team members and vendors.
Maintained and provides accurate asset data entry, licensing, reporting prior to the product release date.
Created project documentation, derivative trees, and schedules.
Provided accurate and complete credit information and enter information into project files as needed.
Managed databases to ensure all necessary information is entered and accurate and processed invoices.
Managed vendors who provide asset management/tracking services for assigned projects.
Utilized knowledge of CMS guidelines to assist National Government Services educating providers in the processing of enrollment applications.
Contract Paralegal II Resume
Headline : Goal-oriented individual with strong leadership abilities. Organized, highly motivated, and detail-directed problem solver. Proven ability to work in unison with staff and superiors.
Skills : Bilingual, Microsoft Office, Legal Research, Legal Master, Legal Terminology, Customer Service, Office Management, Medical Billing, Medical Terminology, Notary Public.
Reviewing site and factual Contract Paralegal verification, deposition preparation and overall case management.
Paralegal support to attorneys managing a diverse docket.
Maintain databases and train other staff regarding new software implementation.
Prepare all document productions using Digitial Wardroom.
Multi-tasking and prioritizing work assignments to consistently provide high quality work product within stated deadlines.
Substantive review and production of documents in response to litigation discovery and subpoenas Case-specific factual research discovery planning and management.
Preservation Collection Utilizes experience and ability to effectively organize and manage case assignments and discovery using discovery technology, processes, procedure and guidelines support tools and software incorporating a strong set of core IT skills.
Contract Paralegal I Resume
Headline : Dedicated and meticulous in Excel with a strong client satisfaction history and superb attention to detail. Work well independently with little to supervision or as part of a team. Skilled multi tasker able to handle a high volume of simultaneous tasks with complete accuracy and efficiency.
Assemble trial, pleading and witness notebooks in preparation for trial.
Coordinate with attorneys and prepare trial exhibit lists, deposition designations in preparation for trial.
Conduct extensive computerized legal research using Westlaw and Lexis; cite check briefs using blue book format.
Organize exhibits, files for trial; coordinate trial set-up and assist attorneys in courtroom handling and marking exhibits referred by counsel.
Assist in witness testimony preparation; coordinator between trial attorneys and local counsel.
Assemble and organize document relevant to deponent in depositions; organize exhibits.
Maintain all discovery and pleadings in internal electronic case database.
Organize briefs, exhibits, and appendices filed with District Court of Delaware.
Asst. Contract Paralegal Resume
Headline : Client relations, business development, marketing, and account management for a leading medical diagnostic imaging company.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Mac Pac. Proficient in MS Word, Advanced.
Used to communicate legal hold notices to over 30,000 individuals.
Assisted in planning and developing enhancements of the legal holds database Developed procedures for Retention Hold Database upgrades.
Developed multiple tracking systems for capturing document chain of custody and departmental reports.
Assisted in-house counsel with the identification of employees in an effort to preserve and collect all matter-specific information as required for discovery.
Tracked information and create reports using litigation management applications.
Trained temporary staff to assist in compiling legal hold information.
Used Lotus Notes and Summation to review emails and other documents as required for discovery.
Contract Paralegal/Analyst Resume
Summary : Accomplished and highly motivated Paralegal with experience in a variety of legal subject areas and skilled at analyzing and assembling complex information and data, researching and preparing memoranda regarding the law, the facts, and the application of the law to those facts seeking a position where effective communication, negotiation skills, and leadership capabilities would be fully utilized and expanded.