Lead Paralegal Resume Samples

A Lead Paralegal undertakes the responsibility for performing legal assignments that need a higher degree of autonomy. Typical roles and responsibilities associated with the post are listed on the Lead Paralegal Resume as follows – helping attorneys in acquiring the needed information for hearings, closings, and trials; analyzing information, performing legal research and investigating facts; drafting pleadings and motions; preparing legal documents and reports. If working for the tax law sector, the paralegal will investigate and research complex legal matters and take responsibility for organizing office procedures pertaining to support staff.

Even though the responsibilities vary based on the area of work, the position requires an enhanced level of skills, knowledge and experience, and such include – highly skillful in legal research and writing; familiarity and experience in preparing all types of legal documents; well-versed in legal terminologies, laws, judicial decisions and court jurisdictions; and strong communication skills. A Law degree is commonplace among job applicants.

 

Lead Paralegal Resume example

Lead Paralegal Resume

Objective : To secure a paralegal or administrative position in a law firm that allows to utilize leadership and management skills, as well as providing opportunities for learning and advancement.

Skills : Change Management, Presentation, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for obtaining and securing original loan documents.
    2. Maintained and updated lender processing websites.
    3. Prepared judgment files.
    4. Assigned attorneys to hearings.
    5. Responsible for short calendar markings.
    6. Communicated with mortgage lenders daily regarding documents required to initiate a foreclosure action.
    7. Provided status updates to and requested status updates from mortgage lenders.
    8. Drafted legal documents for e-filing.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelors


Sr. Lead Paralegal Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Lead Paralegal with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Management.

Description :

    1. Provided support and assistance to a team of four attorneys in Litigation and Commercial Real Estate Foreclosures and Transactional Matters.
    2. Supported attorneys in all aspects of litigation, including extensive hearing and trial preparation, and settlement discussions.
    3. Initiated lawsuits, prepared pleading and summons, and arranged service attempts on defendants.
    4. Drafted, reviewed, and edited pleadings, in preparation for filing with Federal District, Superior, State and Magistrate Courts.
    5. Utilized CM/ECF and Lexis Nexis File & Serve to file, download and review pleadings and dockets.
    6. Participated in the preparation of discovery materials and medical record requests and subpoenas.
    7. Prepared and maintained trial, hearing, and closing binders and indices.
    8. Prepared and reviewed all real estate documents such as Settlement Statements, UCC Financing Statements, Quit Claim Deeds, and Affidavits, etc.
    9. Researched liens, real estate documents and UCC Filings using GSCCCA.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors


Jr. Lead Paralegal Resume

Objective : Enthusiastic paralegal skilled in Civil Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Personal Injury, and Human Resource with more than eighteen years of experience in legal administrative assistance.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Accurately enters client data into a company-based software program.
    2. Set up files Organize client calendars, prepare mailings and handle high call volumes.
    3. Prepares for mediation and arbitration by organizing mediation/arbitration packets and presentations.
    4. Requests and organizes necessary case documents including medical records, medical bills, billing records affidavits, and product manuals.
    5. Corresponds and negotiates with insurance adjusters Respond to all requests for discovery including Requests for Disclosures, Interrogatories, Requests for Production, and Requests for Admission.
    6. Responsible for Case and document management.
    7. Responsible for Electronic filing of state pleadings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Paralegal I Resume

Objective : Paralegal specialist to examine case files to determine issues of sufficiency of the evidence and documentation search for legal precedents, analyzing their applicability, conducts research and analysis, prepare advisory opinions for review and approval by attorneys.

Skills : Program Management, Paralegal, Administration, Administration, Executive Support.

Description :

    1. Served as the primary point of contact Paralegal Specialist in the Office of General Counsel, Habeas.
    2. Responsible for integrating training programs to ensure paralegals met established objectives.
    3. Maintained oversight of schedules, performance and skills development for 20 paralegals.
    4. Assisted legal counsel in representing the government in 240 habeas corpus petitions filed in DC District Court by individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay.
    5. Reviewed and analyzed complex cases involving legal issues; determined appropriate records and data required for support; developed recommendations and prepared written legal analysis in clear, concise and effective manner.
    6. Reviewed case files to determine facts, evidence and circumstances of case.
    7. Conducted extensive legal research, assembled exhibits to insure all relevant issues were fully addressed.
    8. Researched complex legal questions and provided attorney with findings using Lexis/Nexis, Court Link and/or other web-based legal and legislative data systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Lead Paralegal II Resume

Headline : Highly motivated professional who thrives in a fast paced environment and has a keen attention to detail; Innovative, imaginative, dedicated team player.

Skills : Project Management, Healthcare Compliance.

Description :

    1. Conducted paralegal duties including managing regulatory dockets using high levels of detail and an eye on uniformity with regards to corporate strategy and policy.
    2. Exercised independent judgment and utilized a high level of confidentiality.
    3. Analyzed and responded to internal complaints from employees and client groups, by examining forensic evidence, conducting interviews and making recommendations related to corporate policy and legal violations.
    4. Provided key information to employee, management and HR regarding EEO policies and procedures interpretation.
    5. Continually reviewed the actions of employees, to ensure compliance with EEO policies, procedures and regulations.
    6. Successfully negotiated resolution strategy, methods and action to be taken with management, human resources and labor.
    7. Developed and maintained professional relationships while performing fact-finding and research efforts.
    8. Responsible for interconnection contract administration including review and preparing amendments to contracts.
    9. Monitored and managed contracts from submittal through approval.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Lead Paralegal II Resume

Headline : Using experience, skills and expertise in a professional office. Monitors, reviews, and advises on, the pre-trial and trial cases, issues, and processing of military justice.

Skills : Management, Distribution, Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Provided legal support to all levels of the company by negotiating legal issues of agreements.
    2. Drafted and revised library sales contracts.
    3. Maintained foreign trademarks and domain names.
    4. Researched, implemented and managed contract management procedure for all contracts.
    5. Reviewed contracts and oversaw contract management process.
    6. Supervised and coordinated document production for Initial Public Offering, acquisitions, private financial transactions, and bankruptcy proceedings.
    7. Organized and prepared closing books.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certified

Lead Paralegal III Resume

Summary : Looking to further Lead Paralegal career by finding employment that combines professional skills and experience.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management.

Description :

    1. Performed legal research; analyzed and presented research to attorneys and team members.
    2. Managed all aspects of state and federal cases and maintained pertinent databases.
    3. Analyzed statutory and regulatory matters along with case law, compiled and organized research.
    4. Evaluated incoming client request to determine best course of action, appropriate next steps and possible solutions.
    5. Liaised with other business units and outside company.
    6. Acted as central information resource for department.
    7. Educated and mentored staff in key processes.
    8. Gained trust and other's confidence by providing accurate and thoughtful analysis of research.
    9. Reduced turnaround time and increased accuracy for subpoenas and government agency requests.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A.

Asst. Lead Paralegal Resume

Objective : To secure a position in the legal field in which there is opportunity for growth and challenge.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Briefed and argued more than 1000 felony appeals; prevailing more than 92% of the time.
    2. Assisted in drafting and editing hundreds of briefs filed, participated in moot court presentations and attended oral argument and post-argument critiques in those cases.
    3. Reviewed appellate court decisions for consistency, possible rehearing, or legislative correction where required.
    4. Drafted legislation, which was enacted without amendment, to enhance protection for children from sexually abusive practices.
    5. Taught substantive and procedural search and seizure law and evidence to police officers at the Idaho State Police P.O.S.T.
    6. Trained and supervised criminal division paralegal staff.
    7. Developed and implemented office-wide docket control program to measure and verify performance metrics.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
J.D.

Associate Lead Paralegal Resume

Headline : Operations, sales, and administrations management professional with a broad spectrum of experience and a highly ambitious nature. Equipped with an eagerness to learn and adaptability has allowed for thriving on challenges and quickly becoming a valued asset.

Skills : Computer , Asset Management, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Performed legal research and provided written summaries of research papers, documents, complex agreements and case law.
    2. Assisted in case investigations and trial preparation.
    3. Provided support through phone work and interaction with all professional levels.
    4. Conducted client interviews and maintained professional client contact.
    5. Drafted pleadings, Motions for Summary of Judgment; Discovery Requests and Responses, Memorandums of Law in Support of Summary Judgments, various Motions, Pre-trial compliance - Trial Briefs, Witness Lists, Motions in Limine, Jury Instructions.
    6. Prepared Exhibits and Exhibits List for use at trials.
    7. Maintained attorney calendar; Provided support in avoidance of scheduling conflicts.
    8. Proofread and edited all outgoing documentation.
    9. Attended 4-5 trial per year with attorney.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's

Lead Paralegal/Supervisor Resume

Summary : To secure a paralegal or administrative position in a law firm that allows to utilize leadership and management skills, as well as providing opportunities for learning and advancement.

Skills : Change Management, Presentation, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for obtaining and securing original loan documents.
    2. Maintained and updated lender processing websites.
    3. Prepared judgment files.
    4. Assigned attorneys to hearings.
    5. Responsible for short calendar markings.
    6. Communicated with mortgage lenders daily regarding documents required to initiate foreclosure action.
    7. Provided status updates to and requested status updates from mortgage lenders.
    8. Drafted legal documents for e-filing.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors

Lead Paralegal Resume

Objective : Responsible for assisting the day to day operations of the case management department including the timely submission of reunification packets, service plans and other assessments required for the compiling of a comprehensive case.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management.

Description :

  • Assigns cases immediately upon youth’s arrival or the next business day.
  • Ensures that youth are properly enrolled in to the program’s internal intake system (ETO, NSLP).
  • Performs weekly audits of 10% of the program’s active case files (physical and on SWK’s web-based system ETO) and maintain appropriate documentation to ensure compliance with SWK, State, and Federal guidelines.
  • Develops corrective action plans or disciplinary memos to address performance issues of case management staff in collaboration with Program Director.
  • Reviews all assessments, Family Reunification Packets and any other documentation or assessments for accuracy of information while ensuring proper spelling and grammar is utilized prior to case manager submission to any stakeholder.
  • Serves as the main point of contact for approving initial placements, youth being transferred and for requests for information in coordination with Program Director.
  • Ensures that case managers properly close all physical and ETO case files upon youth leaving the shelter.
  • Prepares and submits weekly case log reports to program staff, local funding source representative and other stakeholders as approved by Program Director.
  • Maintains a daily updated list of the status for all cases to ensure that adequate progress is being made.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's