Legal Researcher Resume Samples

A Legal Researcher is a professional who undertakes the crucial duty of conducting deep research into the legal aspects and supports the Law firm or a Lawyer. While the actual duties vary from firm to firm, the following are certain core duties seen on the Legal Researcher Resume – sorting and handling collections department files; determining information to support subrogation and recover action plans; investigating and checking complex property and auto files; sorting future work and schedule follow-up, generating intellectual property lists; compiling search reports, developing legal briefs, appeals, wills, contracts and pleadings; and undertaking all other tasks as needed.

The most sought-after skills for the post include – excellent research and analytical skills, reporting writing and editing skills; solid understanding of the constitution and relevant legislation, computer literacy; project management skills; and the ability to computer research programs. A Law degree is mandatory for this role.

Legal Researcher Resume example

Legal Researcher Resume

Objective : Seeking a Legal Researcher position where I can utilize problem-solving skills to benefit the company, while also acquiring new skills that will allow growth within the company.

Skills : Case Management, Legal Research, Good Communication.

Description :

    1. Fulfilled duties of Library Director in his absence.
    2. Supervised staff of two, providing direction and training.
    3. Developed and executed multi-year purchase plans for various practice areas, including a review of periodical subscriptions.
    4. Researched computer security protocols and advised IT Director.
    5. Ensured compliance of the firm with ethical standards of researching clients for the Accounting Department.
    6. Responded successfully to Requests for Proposal (RFP) from corporate clients and wrote attorney award nominations. 
    7. Exhibited an appropriate level of teamwork filling in and assisted other researchers when needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Information Science


Legal Researcher Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging and rewarding Legal Researcher position in a results-oriented and performance-driven environment to utilize skills in technical operations, customer services, and logistics.

Skills : Insurance Defense, Legal Assistant, Legal Research, Legal Secretary.

Description :

    1. Conducted civil and criminal due diligence background checks on businesses and individuals, effectively communicating with clients regarding due diligence matters.
    2. Completed client requests for the appropriate department.
    3. Provided professional, informed answers to client inquiries and took new client requests.
    4. Utilized appropriate customer service skills and behaviors to effectively communicate with customers.
    5. Exhibited good time management skills to include completing responsibilities within regular work hours and appropriate prioritization of jobs to meet client deadlines.
    6. Learned WCX pricing structure and completed timely billing of client requests.
    7. Able to accurately estimate pricing on proposed requests.
    8. Maintained notes on research requests in a manner that allows peers to work on them when the need arose.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A. In Sociology


Legal Researcher Resume

Headline : As a Legal Researcher, responsible for performing department-specific duties and responsibilities in a training capacity. Identifies and uses internal and external support/resources to accomplish work goals.

Skills : Conduct Legal Research, Legal Knowledge, Organize Legal File, Review Legal Document.

Description :

    1. Drafted contracts for real estate sales, real estate mortgage, product agreements, and lease contracts and organized and submitted the documents needed for the recording of the contract with the proper government agencies.
    2. Drafted, organized, and filed articles of incorporation, by-laws, and other documents necessary for incorporation with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
    3. Prepared objective memorandum on the client's case, litigation strategies and contract provisions, applicable rules of procedure, and law provisions.
    4. Gathered facts through witness interviews and research of public records relevant to a case.
    5. Gathered and the records searched and research applicable jurisprudence to the client's case.
    6. Drafted correspondence to clients explaining the status of the case, explaining the steps to be taken and recommendations.
    7. Drafted demand letters for the purpose of initiating collection cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Legal Researcher Resume

Summary : As a Legal Researcher, research and learn about the law. Excellent legal writing skills. Researcher offering outstanding presentation, communication, and cross-cultural team management skills.

Skills : Telephone Techniques, Customer Service, Business English, Business Operations, Client Management, Leadership Development, Management Experience.

Description :

    1. Summarized legal documents, performing records research, legal research, by using Lexis Nexis, the West law.
    2. Provided pertinent background on cases to a private business.
    3. Prepared the reports by writing out the arguments and researching the policies and revised state statutes for the cases.
    4. Managed cases that filed for the company and were paid to travel.
    5. Communicated to the customers, employees to answer questions, explain information, and address complaints.
    6. Answered telephone calls, direct calls, take messages, complete, and mail bills.
    7. Used the photocopier and scanner to maintain mailing and record keeping.
    8. Hired and fired employees, manage calendars, and arranged appointments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate In Legal

Legal Researcher Resume

Summary : Seeking a Legal Researcher position in an office environment where there is a need for a variety of office tasks, including computer knowledge, organizational abilities, business intelligence, and database program use.

Skills : Legal Receptionist, Legal Clerk, Management.

Description :

    1. Researched, investigated, and resolved complex data work issues.
    2. Participated in receipt and resolution of questions and problems regarding product content from internal and external customers.
    3. Utilized electronic and print research tools to locate source material.
    4. Worked individually or with other team members to process all internal client requests within the designated time frames established by the department.
    5. Adjusted quickly to procedural changes without impacting the accuracy of the work involved and produced.
    6. Dedicated to reaching goals that result in high-quality work and consistent and capable of achieving superior levels of quality excellence.
    7. Maintained notes on research requests in a manner that allows peers to work on them when the need arose.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certified Paralegal

Legal Researcher/Coordinator Resume

Headline : Over 3 years of experience as a Legal Researcher, work closely with attorneys in analyzing issues and applicable laws, conduct legal research and write memos, and draft pleadings and discovery.

Skills : Quick Learner, Friendly, Personable. Self-starter.

Description :

    1. Generated trial binders based on historical evidence, contracts, correspondence, and other records in relation to claims.
    2. Performed case management, daily calendaring, and billing on TimeSlips.
    3. Expanded the firm's internal Excel and Access database systems by gathering the appropriate data, hard copy records, and electronic case documents.
    4. Worked with in-house counsel from different boroughs to ensure that all evidence is gathered in a favorable amount of time, and was responsible for clarifying any discrepancies in evidence requests.
    5. Conducted extensive bottom-up research for reports in regards to Mass Tort lawsuits with claims filed by multiple plaintiffs.
    6. Liaised with various litigation support teams and office staff in order to update internal electronic databases.
    7. Proofread and edited attorney work product (grammar, usage, and content).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Legal Researcher/Intern Resume

Summary : Over 2+ years of experience in client-facing professional services environments, with a passion for problem-solving and teamwork. Leadership experience with a Law degree from a top-tier University, dedicated to efficiency and success.

Skills : Legislative Research, Legal Research, Document Management.

Description :

    1. Observed negotiations and client consultations while taking detailed notes.
    2. Performed various administrative and office management tasks.
    3. Supported a variety of client requests.
    4. Performed clerical work such as answering phones, scheduling, filing, report writing, etc.
    5. Reviewed various documents, wrote memorandums, motions, briefs, affidavits, etc.
    6. Conducted internet research, reviewed case law, statutes, and rules of civil procedure for multiple states, and submitted written reports regarding the research results.
    7. Prepared legal documents for filing with courts of various states.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate

Legal Researcher/Associate Resume

Summary : To obtain a Legal Researcher position with an established company that will enable us to use of strong organizational and communication skills. Perform every requested task with responsibility, honorability, and to exceed the Company's expectations.

Skills : Legal Publications, Planning, Researching.

Description :

    1. Performed clerical and administrative duties.
    2. Assisted in legal research of case laws.
    3. Maintained record-keeping standards.
    4. Maintained good client relations.
    5. Reorganized documentation procedure by managing all documents in a prescribed database, shortening retrieval time.
    6. Improved office administrative operations by managing manual file systems appropriately.
    7. Coordinated efforts with prison authorities on behalf of inmates.
    8. Compiled and submitted packets containing required information for inmates applying for parole.
    9. Ensured regulatory compliance in drafting legal documents and collecting reference letters.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor In Communication

Legal Researcher (Part Time) Resume

Summary : Legal Researcher position for an employer or firm seeking an intelligent, detail-oriented, dependable, and responsible individual who learns new skills quickly. Comply with all policies and laws relating to the confidentiality of the information of the Department of Social Services.

Skills : Conduct Legal Research, Depositions, Draft Legal Correspondence.

Description :

    1. Conducted legal research on split estates in the surrounding States.
    2. Co-wrote a white paper detailing the collective research of the team on the subject.
    3. Performed research for legal practice manuals.
    4. Conducted research analysis on various issues related to medical malpractice defense and the cases of the clients.
    5. Observed consultations, depositions, mediations, and trials with the clients related to medical malpractice defense.
    6. Engaged in editing and analysis projects involving civil rights law.
    7. Composed briefs and other work products for use in court.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Paralegal

Legal Researcher Resume

Summary : Legal Researcher with over 19 years experience, primarily in education and association law. Experience in aviation and insurance law. Well-honed research skills published a number of articles on legal issues.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Writing, Good Communication.

Description :

    1. Drafted pleadings, briefs, and memos, and performing legal research on a wide variety of cases and issues, including medical malpractice, personal.
    2. Assisted the firm's attorneys in cases and projects.
    3. Compiled a comprehensive summary of recent class action cases, general class action law, and scholarly materials dealing with the subject.
    4. Researched undeveloped legal issues.
    5. Tasked to research statutory and case law, facts and figures, trends and projections, and similar information needed.
    6. Performed research work and other functions directed by the Dean.
    7. Researched legal precedents in preparation of legal briefs and memos, drew legal forms such as depositions, interrogatories, articles.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Laws