Legal Clerk Resume Samples

The Legal Clerks provide administrative support to the legal department by executing various tasks such as – completing paperwork, communicating with clients, filing documents, setting appointment and meetings and managing reception duties. The job tasks mentioned on Legal Clerk Resume also lists the following – preparing legal correspondence, organizing legal documents, invoices and letters; compiling legal documentation into files, maintaining and updating files, answering phone calls, overseeing supplies, assisting paralegals and attorneys, receiving packages, and monitoring all incoming and outgoing emails.

The Legal Clerk skills, abilities, and Qualifications include – proficient computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to perform clerical duties, maintain files and maintain confidential information; ability to juggle between a large number of tasks and strong typing skills. A high school diploma along with an Associate’s degree in pre-law or Administration is commonly seen on most of the resumes.

 

Legal Clerk Resume

Summary : To maintain a part-time job while attending school to become a paralegal so I can further my work experience in the law field. Also, I would like to perfect my customer service skills and ability to work in a team environment.

Skills : Oracle Applications, Computer Information Systems, Microsoft Office Applications, Human Resources Generalist, Legal Clerk, Day Laborer/Housekeeping, Executive/Administrative Assistant.

Description :

    1. Positions in this journey level class are assigned to County law offices in support of attorneys or in other offices where independent knowledge of legal processes, procedures, requirements, and terminology is required.
    2. Perform responsible and moderately complex review and processing of legal documents, reports, and correspondence; make independent decisions and use judgment in applying legal statutes and Court rules; and disseminate authoritative information to law enforcement officers, attorneys, and the public.
    3. Receives, edits, processes and examines a variety of documents for conformance to legal requirements, form, and sufficiency of information related to court proceedings.
    4. Reviews and processes cases and complaints, ensures proper legal documentation and initiates needed action or correction.
    5. Answers questions, notifies, instructs and advises attorneys, law enforcement agencies, witnesses, the courts, co-workers, the public and others relative to legal processing, procedures, documents, and court calendars.
    6. Prepares, types, issues and processes legal documents, such as summons, writs, warrants, subpoenas, complaints, motions, affidavits, amendments to complaints, citations, abstracts, certified copies of filed documents, pleadings, notification letters and others.
    7. Performs entry, retrieval, research using an automated criminal justice information systems and interprets findings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Psychology


Paralegal Clerk Resume

Objective : To obtain a full-time position within your company. I will have the opportunity to demonstrate my knowledge, skills, and abilities and be immersed in a stimulating environment. My goal is to add value and continue building the success of the company. Being a highly accomplished professional with strong expertise in administrative services, I know my skill-set will be an asset to any department. I possess cross-level communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills with proven ability to operate in fast-paced environments.

Skills : Pays Attention To Detail And Excels In Team Or Individual Work Settings. Proficient In Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, And PowerPoint.

Description :

    1. Prepares case files for court hearings by gathering appropriate information to include in the file.
    2. Files required legal documents with the Clerk's Office and runs criminal histories in compliance with GCIC policy.
    3. Collects, records, organizes and files legal documents and correspondence as appropriate or as directed by supervising attorney.
    4. Prepares discovery for defense attorneys, distributes court calendars, generates subpoenas/court notices and processes as required.
    5. Serves as liaison between Prosecuting Attorneys, Investigators, Victims' Advocates, other agencies and the public.
    6. Answers the phones at switchboard and desk to respond to attorneys, defendants, City Officials, and the public regarding cases.
    7. Maintains up-to-date case files through the internal computerized criminal case management system from arraignment to sentencing.
    8. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification In Accounting


Litigation Legal Clerk Resume

Summary : Consistently provides administrative leadership and management by proactively advancing efficient, solutions oriented, approaches to achieving positive resolutions with integrity and ingenuity. Additionally, I desire to exceed expectations through contributing to the development of reliable compliance, contractual, negotiation, purchasing, and tendering activities to ensure the objectives of your institution are supported and strengthened.

Skills : Outlook, Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Review and process all incoming place of employment Subpoena's for firms Income Execution Department.
    2. Once confirmed proper party is employed with business, an Income Execution is created.
    3. Once processed, an Income Execution is sent to appropriate Marshal or Sheriff, and wage garnishment will begin on a portion of debtors salary.
    4. Manage and track daily report of all poundage due to Marshal or Sheriff on payments received to firm.
    5. Create letters for each payment and attach checks received from Accounting Department and mail.
    6. Speak to Sheriff or Marshal via phone or e-mail in regards to status of files, balances, settlements, Order to Show Cause, holding Income Execution in abeyance, and status of employment.
    7. Previously worked in Bankruptcy Department Managed all aspects of debtors bankruptcy filings for major collection firm, including: Review and process all Bankruptcy Petitions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Contract Paralegal Clerk Resume

Objective : To obtain an administrative position that leverages my experience while I am attending business school.

Skills : Military, Sales, Microsoft Office, Administrative Assistant.

Description :

    1. Trained nine personnel on the duties and skills required of a legal clerk.
    2. Assisted attorneys by preparing motions, orders, or other legal documents accurately and in proper format.
    3. Assisted with discovery, hearing and trial preparation by performing duties such as compiling trial notebooks, preparing exhibits for admission.
    4. Utilized Lexis-Nexis for research, arranged witness interviews and client meetings.
    5. Conducted routine telephone and in-person inquiries to gather basic information, and transcribed recorded interviews.
    6. Drafted legal forms, letters, and other routine correspondence according to rules and regulations governing style and format.
    7. Prepared, maintained, and closed legal case files in accordance with established procedures.
    8. Managed a large volume of legal documents, including scanning, maintaining integrity of the source documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma In Family

Legal Clerk I Resume

Summary : Looking for opportunities to obtain experience and knowledge through developing a more professional work ethic and receiving firsthand experience in a professional setting.

Skills : Scheduling, Customer Service, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Answer high volume of calls and transfer to the appropriate person.
    2. Assist Team Manager of absence/ and or when team manager is overwhelmed.
    3. Assist clients referring to attorneys nationwide on a wide variety of legal matters.
    4. Contact attorneys' nationwide in the designated area providing information on possible future clients issue if can handle through Referral Attorney Database.
    5. High degree of organization as well as time management.
    6. Follow up with clients and/ or attorneys to solve any type of issue and transfer to the appropriate person if needed.
    7. Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
    8. Update malpractice insurance for all referral attorneys on paper, on AS400, and on Referral Attorney Database.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Legal Clerk II Resume

Objective : Self Motivated, Efficient in Microsoft word, Skills-oriented person, good professional attitude and highly motivated individual, Excellent interpersonal and communicative skills.

Skills : Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Excellent written and oral communcation skills. Ability to create and maintain a positive and effective work and client focused environment. Advanced problem resolution skills. Effective research and legal research abilities.

Description :

    1. Receives and files documents and vital records; maintains all files as keeper of files and records for the Circuit Clerk.
    2. Answers the telephone, responds to questions regarding court documents from persons in the legal system, other governmental agencies and the general public.
    3. Works at a counter answering questions and performs tasks related to the receipt, review and processing of official documents.
    4. Uses computer terminal to search and retrieve records.
    5. Issues certified copies of court documents.
    6. Opens mail, prioritizes requests and then files requests with appropriate staff/entities.
    7. Calculates charges for filing fees and accepts and receipts fees into accounting system.
    8. Ensures that necessary documents are included in all case files before submitting them to court.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Legal Clerk III Resume

Objective : Solution-focused, versatile management professional offering a comprehensive background supporting military in remote and local operations performing roles of increasing responsibility during an 11 year career in the United States Army. Effective communicator who quickly masters new roles and technologies to achieve positive results. Talent for working efficiently under pressure and stress in busy atmosphere. Well versed in personnel and equipment management, training and policy enforcement.

Skills : Training & Development, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Leadership, Windows, Time Management, Communications.

Description :

    1. Established and organized files; monitored calendars to meet deadlines.
    2. Researched Army regulations and policies to support cases; advised superiors based on findings.
    3. Processed over 12 cases involving separation from the Army and enforcement of the Uniformed Code of Military Justice through to completion.
    4. Drafted memorandums and letters supporting cases.
    5. Monitored appointments and obligations of clients and escorts enforcing minimal time loss, resulting in expeditious case completion.
    6. Communicated daily status reports and weekly digital media status reports on progress of pending cases.
    7. Developed the first case tracking system used in the organization.
    8. Utilized Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook to perform daily tasks, communicate and report.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Contract Legal Clerk Resume

Objective : To obtain a full-time position within your company. I will have the opportunity to demonstrate my knowledge, skills, and abilities and be immersed in a stimulating environment. My goal is to add value and continue building the success of the company. Being a highly accomplished professional with strong expertise in administrative services, I know my skill-set will be an asset to any department. I possess cross-level communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills with proven ability to operate in fast-paced environments.

Skills : Paralegal.

Description :

    1. Assisting office attorneys in negotiations with opposing counsel regarding plea agreements, settlements and discovery requests.
    2. Responsible for general office management including client intake, client agreements and communications.
    3. Maintaining and ensuring an accurate and updated court docket containing office case load and deadlines.
    4. Preparing written communications for clients, court administrators and coworkers.
    5. Engaging in legal meetings, conferences, hearings and trials in a professional, ethical manner at all times.
    6. Maintaining confidentiality with all office information.
    7. Use, learn, and teach other coworkers in the use of web-based applications and resources.
    8. Conducting legal research, preparing motions and completing client research.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Law

Legal Clerk I Resume

Objective : An adaptable and dedicated employee that prioritizes and execute task efficiently and effectively. Innate problem solving is one of my skills as well as Computer literacy. Overall, I am a pleasant professional that welcomes new possibilities. I have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. I am highly trustworthy, ethical and discreet. I am also detail-oriented and resourceful as well as able to multi-task effectively.

Skills : Basic computer skills including several years experience with Microsoft Office products such asWord, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. Knowledge ofWorksite and Mets Mainframe software. Effective personal and customer service skills.

Description :

    1. Served as the principal executive assistant performing various clerical and administrative duties in support of the organization, performing office automation duties such as word processing in support of the clerical and administrative work.
    2. Reviewed and processed incoming and outgoing correspondence, materials, publications, regulations, and directives.
    3. Maintained the office's suspense tracking system for all incoming reviews/projects.
    4. Performed legal research as needed/required and creates original legal documents.
    5. Performed duties as a computer systems administrator.
    6. Reviewed legal documents for accuracy and proper format.
    7. Established, updated, and maintained office records/files of various types.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Legal Clerk Associate Resume

Objective : Seeking a position where I can utilize my 10+ years of experience in Office Management. My experience includes,but is not limited to: Payroll, Accounts Payable & Receivable, HR, and Collections. Willing and eager to learn any new task that the position may require.

Skills : Microsoft Office Programs, Typing, Multi-Line Phone System, Insurance Verification, Quickbooks, Paychex, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Human Resources, Collections, Sales, Acrobat, Switchboard, Billing.

Description :

    1. Receives and files documents and vital records; maintains all files as necessary for the court.
    2. Answers the telephone, responds to questions regarding court documents from persons in the legal system, and other governmental agencies.
    3. Uses computer terminal to search and retrieve records.
    4. Issues certified copies of court documents.
    5. Opens mail, prioritizes requests and then files requests with appropriate staff/entities.
    6. Calculates charges for filing fees and accepts and receipts fees into accounting system.
    7. Ensures that necessary documents are included in all case files before submitting them to court.
    8. Receives and processes cases; assigns docket numbers, and submits them to Court.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Legal Clerk/Finance Clerk Resume

Objective : Creative individual with a diverse background. Strong organizational, analytical, and management skills. Detail oriented with proven written and verbal communication abilities. Self-motivated, resourceful, and assumes responsibility readily. Rescheduled unnecessarily early shift start times for certain performers during my first year with Busch Garden's Howl-O-Scream. This saved 5 payroll hours daily at my venue and the practice was later adopted across the entire event.

Skills : Martial Artist.

Description :

    1. Answers the telephone, responds to questions regarding court documents from persons in the legal system, other governmental agencies and the general public.
    2. Works at a counter answering questions and performs tasks related to the receipt, review and processing of official documents.
    3. Conducts record searches for background checks at the request of the public.
    4. Uses computer terminal to search and retrieve records.
    5. Issues certified copies of court documents.
    6. Opens mail, prioritizes requests and then files requests with appropriate staff/entities.
    7. Calculates charges for filing fees and accepts and receipts fees into accounting system.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate In Business

Legal Clerk Resume

Objective : Profile Legal support professional offering versatile legal office management skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Strong planner and problem solver who readily adapts to change, works independently and exceeds expectations. Able to juggle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines without compromising quality.

Skills : Calendar Management, Organizational Skills, Drafting Pleadings, Customer Service Skills, Billing, Data Entry, Filing, Administrative Skills, Client Intakes.

Description :

    1. Worked the front desk of legal assistance office.
    2. Received visitors, determined and verified eligible of clients.
    3. Interviewed prospective clients to ascertain legal issues and provided information to attorneys.
    4. Provided administrative and clerical support for attorneys.
    5. Maintained and scheduled appointments on docket.
    6. Assisted client inquires and suggested recommendation on course of actions.
    7. Advised clients on recurring inquire like veterans benefits, family issues, social service agencies, taxation, federal, state, and local laws.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology