Junior Paralegal Resume Samples

A Junior Paralegal is an entry-level staff who provides support services for a law firm or an attorney. While the job duties vary depending on the employer, the following are certain core and common duties mentioned on the Junior Paralegal Resume – performing research, preparing memorandums, writing summaries for cases; carrying out office administration, including billing and writing letters, writing first document drafts such as contracts, and proofreading documents; conducting legal research, filing documents at court, negotiating contracts and legal documents, completing official documentation and writing reports on cases and taking witness statements.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – the ability to manage multiple tasks or caseloads, good attention to detail, legal research skills, time management skills, office administrative skills, business acumen, general IT skills, knowledge of legal databases, and the ability to work well under pressure. There are no fixed entry requirements, although possessing paralegal training or qualification will be preferred.

Junior Paralegal Resume example

Junior Paralegal Resume

Objective : Junior Paralegal with five years of administrative experience and three years of legal experience specializing in plaintiff personal injury, medical malpractice, premises liability and asbestos matters. I consider myself to be very organized, hardworking, motivated.

Skills : Organization, Ability To Multi-task, Great Communication , Specialized In Administrative Assistance And Client Communication.

Description :

    1. Answered phone calls, responded to emails and faxes.
    2. Openned and closed case files.
    3. Filed away correspondence and organized file cabinets periodically.
    4. Organized and maintained firm calendar, abacus, list of statues and client files.
    5. Met with clients, defense counsel and witnesses.
    6. Drafted correspondence to all parties involved.
    7. Conducted interviews with clients and witnesses to gather background information.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Paralegal


Junior Paralegal Resume

Objective : A highly organized, efficient and motivated team player who is eager to progress in the legal field. Able to deliver an excellent service to clients and exceed their expectations by having a keen eye for detail and a proactive attitude towards every case. Possessing strong business judgment and the ability to bring tasks to completion in a timely manner.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Multitaking.

Description :

    1. Prepared and processed legal correspondence and other documents.
    2. Assisted in preparation for various meetings.
    3. Attended meetings, take notes, and perform other tasks as requested.
    4. Drafted office memos.
    5. Gathered and analyzed research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents.
    6. Mailed, faxed, or arranged for delivery of legal correspondence.
    7. Organized and maintained contracts, correspondence, and other documents in paper and electronic filing system.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associates In Paralegal Studies


Junior Paralegal Resume

Headline : Detail-oriented, highly motivated, passionate, self-starter who seeks a Junior Paralegal position to combine my previous work experience and gain new experience while obtaining long-term professional growth.

Skills : HTML, CSS, Beginner Level JavaScript, PhotoShop.

Description :

    1. Worked directly with attorneys and partners with intake of new cases.
    2. Scheduled and calendared deadlines.
    3. Prepared and drafted discovery requests and responses.
    4. Scheduled and coordinated depositions, expert inspections, investigator work, and client and expert meetings.
    5. Analyzed federal, state and local rules.
    6. Managed and organized client records and case files.
    7. Prepared, drafted and filed pleadings including answers to petitions, motions, and scheduling orders.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Junior Paralegal Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Junior Paralegal professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Amicus, PC Law, Efiling, Pacer.

Description :

    1. Coordinated Hearing Dates with Judicial, opposing and co-counsel assistant.
    2. Assisted three senior paralegals with our firm's cases.
    3. Worked closely with attorneys in preparation and filing of court documents such as Notices, Summons and Affidavits.
    4. Managed the firm's mail department by ensuring that sensitive pieces were successfully received, delivered, and assigned to all appropriate parties.
    5. Oversaw the firm's office inventory and kept our essential materials stocked at all times.
    6. Developed proactive relationship with the firm's clients and prepared retainer agreements for new and existing clients.
    7. Coordinated Conferences and Meetings on the firm's calendar.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In Paralegal

Junior Paralegal Resume

Objective : To obtain a part-time Junior Paralegal position with an emphasis on Sales Support/Office Management utilizing extensive experience and skills. Productive in contributing effectively towards the objectives of a team, and is able to share knowledge, ideas, and information.

Skills : CNA, Emergency Medical Technician, Mediation, LexisNexis.

Description :

    1. Researched bankruptcy loan files to confirm federal guideline compliance.
    2. Researched state statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents.
    3. Prepared briefs, motions and pleadings.
    4. Reviewed Deed of Trust, Title Commitment and prior bankruptcies documents.
    5. Acted as liaison between multiple attorneys involved in complex legal issues.
    6. Assisted counsel in preparing interrogatories, and documentation for discovery request.
    7. Investigated facts and laws to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Junior Paralegal Resume

Objective : To secure a responsible permanent career utilizing acquired skills, experience, knowledge, and training to maximum potential, with the opportunity for advancement and growth with the company.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Bilingual Spanish, Team Leadership, Communication Skills, Computer Literate.

Description :

    1. Investigated and processed personal injury claims, reports and supporting documentation.
    2. Analyzed financial impacts of injury circumstances.
    3. Gathered, reviewed and submitted all medical records for clients to opposing counsel Submitted all needed documentation to PIP/Medpay insurance carriers for complete reimbursement.
    4. Handled heavy case load of 100+ cases.
    5. Submitted request for all documentation needed to different entities.
    6. Followed up on documentation that has not been received.
    7. Designed electronic file systems and maintained electronic and paper files, made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Business Administration

Junior Paralegal Resume

Headline : As a Junior Paralegal, responsible for Providing case management and organization from inception; discovery, trial, and post-trial support. Reviewing and analyzing documents for production.

Skills : Good Communication, Money Handling, Cooking, Cleaning, Cleaning.

Description :

    1. Provided legal and administrative support to Legal Assistants and Attorneys in the Corporate Department.
    2. Assisted with closing matters Prepare for a closing Keep track of all relevant documents and signature pages for the Attorneys and/or Legal Assistants Draft simple documents such as stock certificates, powers, resignations and standard certificates and resolutions.
    3. Prepared and completed UCC search requests and compile information into UCC logs.
    4. Proofread, duplicated and scanned documents to PDF and save to the Document Management System (DMS).
    5. Conducted research on Westlaw, CSC, the Internet and other databases.
    6. Supported responsibilities such as, but not limited to, administrative functions, data communications and office services.
    7. Prepared and electronically filed motions, orders and moving papers for US District Courts of Pennsylvania and the Municipal Court of Philadelphia Bankruptcy courts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Junior Paralegal Resume

Summary : Motivated professional Junior Paralegal with 10+ years of experience. Established interpersonal communication skills, able to act as a liaison between numerous parties, including clients, medical providers, judges' offices, opposing counsel, co-counsel, and referral attorneys. Skilled in creating and editing documents, including reports, letters, presentations, and forms.

Skills : Legal Research (7 years), Legal (9 years), Lexis.

Description :

    1. Reviewed drafted legal documents including pleadings, and subpoenas.
    2. Assisted with trial preparation.
    3. Managed trial exhibits, prepared trial notebooks, maintained expert binders.
    4. Communicated with experts and fact witnesses.
    5. Scheduled appointments and responded to client inquiries.
    6. Coordinated outside attorney services such as court filing and exhibits management.
    7. Effectively provided feedback for strategic planning and to build a procedural manual for the team that incorporates risk management practices with sales efficiency Perform wide variety of tasks that will keep platform sustainable i.e. reviewing documents for compliance purposes, generate client investment proposals, database management, draft Trustee declination letters, follow up with potential prospects, coordinate meetings and work flows Research and determine potential client's level of risk, if any, to the bank by utilizing various databases.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Junior Paralegal Resume

Summary : To obtain a position as an executive assistant using my education, skills, and 20+ years of experience providing administrative support, customer service, scheduling, as well as training and supervision Ability Summary Detail Orientation Customer Service Paralegal Expertise Communication Skills Payroll Regulation Compliance Accounts Payable Supervision Accounts Receivable Training & Development.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Electronic Filing, Pacer, Westlaw, Word Processing, Calendaring, Quickbooks, Prelaw.

Description :

    1. Involved in patent and business litigation matters.
    2. Assisted with all phases of litigation including preparation for trial.
    3. Recorded attorney time for client billing.
    4. Recruited out with notice for better opportunity and less overtime hours.
    5. Reviewed massive amount of documents to separate out and coordinate translation from Japanese to English.
    6. Organized and indexed entire war room.
    7. Helped settle numerous cases including, civil and personal injury cases also I helped expand the Campbell Law-firm P.C.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Paralegal Certificate

Junior Paralegal Resume

Objective : Detailed-oriented with exemplary analytical skills and a high level of integrity and dependability. History of strong work ethic and demonstrated aptitude to take on the responsibility to resolve issues easily. Proven efficient written and oral communication skills and aptitude to assist multicultural clients with sensitivity. Driven and dependable in achieving set goals.

Skills : Fluent In French, Haitian Kreyol, And Advanced In Spanish; Proficient With Microsoft Office, Client Profile Case Management, ECSO, SCS, OneClaim, And Able To Learn Any New Applications Quickly And Easily.

Description :

    1. Worked directly with assigned associate attorney.
    2. Responsible for the full preparation and filing of a range of non- immigrant and immigrant petitions.
    3. Prepared forms and executed supporting letters on behalf of Petitioners.
    4. Worked closely with clients to gather and organize supporting documentation.
    5. Entered receipts and approval notices information on Tracker for case management and tracking purposes.
    6. French written translations and Spanish verbal translations during I-9 Compliance performed at clients' sites.
    7. Promoted from legal secretary to junior paralegal after one month of employment at mid-size national firm.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Criminology