Law Office Manager Resume Samples

As a Law Office Manager, the person is charged with the duty of ensuring that the law office runs smoothly. The job description entails coordinating and monitoring all activities within the law office. Typical work activities listed on the Law Office Manager Resume are – checking if all completed documents are accurate and quality-rich; holding staff meetings, ensuring the lawyer is supplied all paperwork to take to the court; assigning tasks, greeting clients, and managing e-mail correspondence; preparing subpoenas and other legal documents; handling legal research, preparing memos and other correspondence; creating client files; training new staff; and scheduling attorney and client meetings.

To become a Law Office Manager, one needs to earn a degree or associate’s degree in paralegal studies. Other options include a degree in law office administration or a master’s in law office management. As the role these days are technology-dependent, the applicant is expected to be well-versed in using relevant software, and be able to work on computerized legal software. A good understanding of legal concepts is preferred.

Law Office Manager Resume example

Law Office Manager Resume

Summary : Law Office Manager is Planing and conducting regular staff meetings and office events including client and business development events and charitable-related activities, Overseeing facility maintenance; serve as liaison with local property management and working with building personnel and appropriate internal contacts.

Skills : Word Perfect, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Paint Shop Pro 5, Microsoft Internet.

Description :

    1. Evaluated and managed legal services trainings, activities and personnel.
    2. Oversaw functions such as preparing legal records and reports, establishes priorities; and maintains follow-up to determine completion status.
    3. Prepared, processed, and reviewed legal office correspondence.
    4. Recommended/prepared performance reports, awards, and decorations.
    5. Directed operations of legal support administration, publications, legal reference files and libraries.
    6. Interviewed clients, and determined eligibility for legal assistance.
    7. Prepared standard or specially drawn documents such as powers of attorney, wills, bills of sale.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            10+ Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Senior
                            Education
                            Education
                            GED


                            Law Office Manager Resume

                            Objective : Seeking a challenging Law Office Manager position where I can utilize my linguistic abilities and exercise my sales and public relations skills for the betterment of the company, Managing all office operational functions including delivery of support services by practice assistants (secretarial), conference center staff and office services (mail, document reproduction and hospitality).

                            Skills : Typing, Dictation, Training Skills.

                            Description :

                              1. Met with clients and other legal professionals to discuss case details.
                              2. Completed case research via LexisNexis and Westlaw databases.
                              3. Conducted client interviews and all client intake services.
                              4. Processed all assigned cases according to company and client service level agreements.
                              5. Managed communication with courts regarding status of petitions and granted orders.
                              6. Composed and typed routine letters of correspondence.
                              7. Trained new employees on office equipment and job duties.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            Medical Assistant/ Phlebotomy


                            Law Office Manager Resume

                            Objective : Legal, administrative or staff Law Office Manager position where experience, education, and professional skills will contribute to efficient organizational goal attainment, Coordinating the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (FedEx, UPS, etc.).

                            Skills : Proficient In Windows, MS Office Suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint And Word Perfect.

                            Description :

                              1. Led fourteen personnel to produce high quality legal documents for the largest and busiest legal office in the Pacific Fleet, supporting nearly 82 commands and 9000 military personnel.
                              2. Successfully reorganized two units over to a new platform without any downtime or interruptions.
                              3. Economically and efficiently managed office functions: organized work, controlled annual travel and operational budget, established priorities, maintained good interpersonal relations and communications with all echelons of the organization, and utilized bilingual capabilities of staff to facilitate communications with the diverse customer base.
                              4. Prepared affidavits or other legal documents, maintained case files, and processed pleadings with court clerk.
                              5. Investigated factual data to determine necessary actions in order to prepare cases for trial.
                              6. Monitored and administered on-the-job training to junior personnel and ensured training programs positively affected organizational goals.
                              7. Directed incoming calls to appropriate staff members.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            Human Resources Management

                            Law Office Manager Resume

                            Summary : Law Office Manager with 7 years of experience in Dropping off or accept indigent defence applications (in a jail or correctional facility setting), Collecting and distributing discovery from District Attorney(s) office and police department(s), Providing referrals to community resources or other services.

                            Skills : Accounting, Payroll, Legal Or General Research, Human Resource Management, Secretarial Assistance.

                            Description :

                              1. Planed and monitored annual budget, monthly financial reporting, banking and accounts payable, billing and accounts receivable; extensive use of Microsoft Excel.
                              2. Facilitated lease negotiations, remodeling plans, equipment planning and maintenance, communication improvements, upgrades to computer hardware and software.
                              3. Designed and composed materials for publication, website enhancements.
                              4. Drafted and completed correspondence, business documents, contracts, handbooks and training materials; general service to professionals and clients; extensive use of Microsoft Word and Corel WordPerfect.
                              5. Managed office premises, systems, and procedures for the entire ACLU National SF office, which includes staff from the Immigrants’ Rights Project and other components of the ACLU. Liaise with ACLU National staff in NY on SF office’s spacing, furniture and vendor needs. Liaise with SF building’s maintenance staff and vendors for ongoing support and as needs arise. Maintain inventory of office supplies
                              6. Identified, tracked, managed, solved and/or elevate issues relating to ACLU National SF office operations and facilities.
                              7. Served as Assistant to the Project Director of IRP.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      7-10 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Management
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      B.S. In English

                                                      Law Office Manager Resume

                                                      Summary : Law Office Manager is Processing court notices and client discovery, Scheduling meetings and appointments and coordinate conference calls, Conducting legal research for review by an attorney, May providing fiscal, management, information systems, human resources and other administrative tasks for a legal organisation or an attorney.

                                                      Skills : Supervisory , Training, Extemporary Customer Service, Sales, Accounting Tasks, Organized, Takes Initiative, MS Word & Excel.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Managed all administrative duties of a civil litigation law practice.
                                                        2. Responsible for A/P and A/R, payroll, monitoring client accounts & office inventory.
                                                        3. Ensured confidentiality.
                                                        4. Created and reviewed legal documents.
                                                        5. Documented management.
                                                        6. Oversaw administrative duties and new employee orientation.
                                                        7. Assisted with travel and calendar and scheduling of meetings; assisted with correspondence.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      10+ Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Senior
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      GED

                                                      Law Office Manager Resume

                                                      Summary : A self-motivated and goal oriented Law Office Manager professional with over 15 years of experience demonstrating strong problem solving skills, advanced computer skills and ability to follow through with projects from inception to completion. Experienced working in fast-paced environments demanding outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills.

                                                      Skills : Microsoft Word Proficient, Problem Solver, Ability To Operate 10 Key Machine, Microsoft Power Point, Knowledge Of Time Slips Software, Pro Doc Attorney Software. Lexis Nexis, Outlook, Power Point.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Managed overall operations of office.
                                                        2. Coordinated accounting functions.
                                                        3. Processed case loads in areas of Famly Law, Probate & Corporation filings.
                                                        4. Drafted legal correspondence and Pleadings.
                                                        5. Interviewed New Clients.
                                                        6. Arranged Mediations and depositions.
                                                        7. Oversaw the daily operations, financials, escrow accounting, human resources, and marketing.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      10+ Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Senior
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      BA In Business Administration

                                                      Law Office Manager Resume

                                                      Summary : To contribute developed skills to a challenging position with opportunities for growth and advancement. Highly motivated with strong work ethic and eager to contribute to the growth of a progressive company with quality services.

                                                      Skills : Accounting, Office Management, Customer Service, Humun Resources, Marketing, Microsoft Office, And Business Operations.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Provided professional legal support/advice to command and staff agencies on issues, including Military Justice, Contracts, Labor, Environmental/Operations Law; drafted legal reviews, executed legal documents - Provided daily operations support to the legal office, ensuring mission requirements and critical deadlines were met.
                                                        2. Provided military members/retirees and their families legal advice/assistance on personal, civil matters, wills, powers of attorney, notaries, lease issues, domestic relations issues, and consumer issues.
                                                        3. Provided daily operations support to the legal office, ensuring mission requirements and critical deadlines were met.
                                                        4. Communicated effectively with external vendors including, but not limited to, cleaning services, copier supply and repair, delivery services, etc.
                                                        5. Sorted and distributed incoming and outgoing correspondence and mail from FedEx, UPS, etc.
                                                        6. Drafted memorandum and performed other administrative tasks as needed daily.
                                                        7. Responsible for managing all the firm's financials including accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing, collections, payroll, journal entries, bank reconciliation for eight escrow accounts and 3 operating accounts, set and oversee budgets, prepare 1099's and submit year-end financials to CPA for tax returns.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      10+ Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Senior
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      B.A. In Business/Accounting

                                                      Law Office Manager Resume

                                                      Objective : A highly organized and efficient Law Office Manager professional with 24 years of honorable service leading multiple projects and streamlining operations. Known as a Human Resources Subject Matter Expert and Master of Enterprise-level Mentorship, strengthen team collaboration by these core competencies and strengths: Eligible for Work Opportunity Tax Credit Ability to Hire and Train New Candidates Solid Public Speaking Expertise Mastery of Organizational Management Experienced Leader and Mentor of Jr.

                                                      Skills : Microsoft Word And Excel, Microsoft Word And Excel, Revenue Management.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Managed employee benefits and ensure firm is in compliance, provide consultation to employees regarding benefits and payroll.
                                                        2. Assisted the IRP Director in creating and documenting processes relating to the onboarding and training of staff. 
                                                        3. Worked with IT and HR departments to help onboard new staff hires
                                                        4. Assisted with the hiring, onboarding and offboarding of legal interns
                                                        5. Assisted the IRP Director with budget forecasting and preparation of the annual budget.
                                                        6. Tracked expenses and revenue to ensure compliance with budget.
                                                        7. Managed accounts payable and liaise with Finance Department when needed.
                                                        Years of Experience
                                                        Experience
                                                        2-5 Years
                                                        Experience Level
                                                        Level
                                                        Junior
                                                        Education
                                                        Education
                                                        Associates Of Applied Science

                                                        Law Office Manager Resume

                                                        Objective : Law Office Manager with 2 years of experience in Preparing correspondence and legal papers such as summons, complaints, motions, responses and subpoenas under the general direction and guidance of an attorney.

                                                        Transcribe and proofread legal documents, Performing clerical duties such as providing information to callers, taking dictation, composing and typing routine correspondence, and reading and routing incoming mail.

                                                        Skills : Reading, Customer Service, maintenance Management.

                                                        Description :

                                                          1. Generated expense reports as needed.
                                                          2. Assisted with fundraising, maintenance and management of donor database; prepare donor solicitations and correspondence; serve as a liaison with the ACLU’s development department in New York. Work with IRP Director to research, draft, produce, and distribute project’s End Of Year report.
                                                          3. Provided IT support to Project staff in conjunction with the ACLU’s IT department in New York and local IT consultant; basic troubleshooting.
                                                          4. Provided litigation systems support—including maintenance and updating of paper and electronic filing systems, timekeeping systems, document retention, and archiving, and case database systems.
                                                          5. Engaged in special projects and other duties as assigned.
                                                          6. Demonstrated a commitment to diversity within the office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability and socio-economic circumstance.
                                                          7. Devoted a substantial portion of time assigning and directly supervising work of at least two (2) permanent/ full time employees. 
                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                        2-5 Years
                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                        Executive
                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                        MS

                                                                                                        Law Office Manager Resume

                                                                                                        Objective : Law Office Manager is Employing in this role perform program management functions and with expertise in a field or occupation and may function as a consultant, requiring high levels of complexity, problem solving, and/or accountability, Placing supply orders and process reimbursements requests.

                                                                                                        Skills : Ordering, Monitoring, Training.

                                                                                                        Description :

                                                                                                          1. Acted upon leave requests, conducts annual performance evaluations and recommends disciplinary actions.
                                                                                                          2. Provided program guidance and direction to offices and separate reporting activities on all matters pertaining to LOPD administrative services, attorney's or legal department.
                                                                                                          3. Ensured that employees are appropriated recruited, selected, and appraised.
                                                                                                          4. Addressed performance issues.
                                                                                                          5. Conducted training of personnel; may interview and recommend selection of applicants.
                                                                                                          6. Provided career coaching through mentoring and arranges for outside training opportunities when possible.
                                                                                                          7. Identified and analyzed problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                        2-5 Years
                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                        Executive
                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                        MS