Legal Secretary to Partner Resume Samples

A Legal Secretary to Partner is a specialized lawyer who undertakes a variety of clerical and administrative tasks. The prime duty of these professionals is to provide support for all assigned legal cases. A well-drafted Legal Secretary to Partner Resume mentions the following duties – providing administrative support to lawyers, greeting visitors and performing initial screening of clients, attending trials and typing minutes; writing case briefs and synopses of depositions, contracts, and testimony; conducting thorough statistical and documentary research, sourcing and verifying important case intelligence; and facilitating the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas.

Apart from proven work experience, the following skills are expected from potential applicants – knowledge of the constitution, legal terminology, regulations, and court systems; knowledge of MS Office and the ability to work with legal technology, and a deep understanding of litigation management software systems. A degree and a legal secretary certification are required.

 

Legal Secretary to Partner Resume example

Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

Objective : Detail-oriented, efficient and organized. Trustworthy, discreet and ethical. Resourceful in the completion of projects, effective at multi-tasking. Reviewing, prioritizing, and routing incoming mail. Preparing outgoing mail and overnight packages using the postage-metering machine, scale, and Federal Express Power ship. Coordinates messenger pickups and deliveries.

Skills : Copiers, Fax Machines, Word Perfect, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office XP, Scanner, E-mails.

Description :

    1. Performed routine administrative assistant duties including answering multi-line telephone to screen callers and refer them to appropriate staff; filing of documents; indexing files.
    2. Scheduled of Depositions; service of subpoenas and related documents.
    3. Responsible for preparing and serving Form Interrogatories, Requests for Production of Documents, and Requests for Admissions, which includes calendaring response deadlines in Abacus and preparing Motions to Compel, when responses are not received.
    4. Obtained Motion dates, calendar them in Abacus and on a physical calendar, and assure that Motion documents are served and filed within the appropriate time frame for the Motion to be heard.
    5. Responsible for calendaring CMC and OSC appearances in Abacus and coordinating appearance counsel to appear at those hearings.
    6. Scheduled CourtCall for appearance of staff counsel at hearings.
    7. Responsible for reviewing files to prepare pleadings such as answers, initial discovery, stipulations, and orders.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certification In Administrative


Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

Summary : Seeking a position as a Receptionist, Secretary or Administrative Assistant that fully utilizes my skills. work so that all deadlines can be met. Arranges travel schedule and reservations for team members. Reserving conference room(s) for meetings; arranges for special equipment, and coordinates catering services.

Skills : Customer Service, Legal Terminology, Legal, Administrative,.

Description :

    1. Transcribed legal briefs, motions and objections for workers' compensation matters.
    2. Prepared all settlement documents such as stipulations, general releases, and letters of resignation on all settled cases.
    3. Prepared and forwarded all initial opinion letters, deposition summaries, settlement evaluations and update status letters to all proper parties.
    4. Prepared initial discovery requests: interrogatories, requests for admission and requests for production of documents and prepared responses to same as provided.
    5. Proofread and edited documents, letters, discovery requests and responses, motions, briefs and objections.
    6. Entered time for three attorneys into time entry system, i.e. Orion and Elite.
    7. Opened and maintained a large volume of case files in Workers' Compensation section.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification In Administrative


Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

Objective : Fast learning, hard working employee seeking long term employment. receives, copies, files and submits client checks to Accounting Department; prepares client audit reports; acts as liaison with Accounting Department on past due receivables. schedules appointments, including meetings, conferences, court dates, and depositions for team members. Coordinates work flow and prioritizes.

Skills : Computer Literate, Access, Accounting, Legal Research, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Firm specialized in Complex Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, and Appellate Actions.
    2. Created and edited legal documents including motions, notices, briefs, production requests, subpoenas, stipulations, exhibit lists, orders, closing binders, transaction documents, and attorney correspondence.
    3. E-filed documents with court clerk in county, state, and federal courts.
    4. Reviewed, and indexed document production; arranged and assembled documents for use at depositions and hearings.
    5. Conducted PACER and local court docket research as well as informational searches on individuals and companies.
    6. Internally organized and filed matters and assisted in hearing preparation.
    7. Managed attorney schedule, coordinated calendar, and arranged meetings and travel.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Political Science

Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

Headline : Excellent communicator with great legal and medical support experience.; makes appropriate transfers, write-offs, and corrections; applies retainers, on account fees, and on account disbursements for third-party billings; handles special billing requests from clients, i.e., travel detail, special billing formats; copies, mails and forwards copies of finalized bills to Accounting Department; maintains billing files;

Skills : Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, Administrative Medical Assistant with Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Compiled and transmitted billing hours for accurate invoicing.
    2. Answered phones, greeted clients, set appointments, and promptly respond to questions and requests.
    3. Scheduled of depositions, notification of parties, maintaining deposition calendars.
    4. Summarized depositions.
    5. Interviewed witnesses and researching of information in order to prepare interrogatories, answers, requests for production. and various Associates Insurance Defense (Unable to locate firm) Duties included opening, maintaining and closing client files.
    6. Prepared attorney times, sheets, maintained attorneys' calendars, communicated with clients and adjusters via telephone.
    7. Transcribed and filed various correspondence to clients and insurance adjusters as well as various pleadings for DC Superior Court, DC Office of Workers' Compensation Commission and various Virginia Courts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Health Informatics

Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

Objective : Confident and articulate Legal Assistant offering strong foundation and extensive experience in insurance defense, civil litigation, trial preparation, construction defect, employment law, family law and personal injury. Opens new client and/or matter numbers; performs conflict checks; demands prebill selection of monthly bills for attorney review

Skills : MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro, SharePoint, Adobe Lifecycle Designer, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Provided advanced administrative support, including calendar management, conference calls, action items, meeting planning, drafting correspondence, domestic and international travel, expense reporting, invoice processing, currency conversion and file maintenance.
    2. Demonstrated experience in planning, coordinating and managing multiple events.
    3. Received client checks, reconciled with outstanding invoices; prepared deposit memos and submitted for deposit.
    4. Created litigation documents and collaborated with office staff to prepare documents for filing in a timely manner.
    5. Leveraged document processing services, insuring documents were prepared in a timely manner.
    6. Processed incoming merchandise and separate for department managers.
    7. Packaged merchandise to be returned to vendors or shipped to various company stores, making certain the processed paperwork is correct..
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

Objective : Seasoned paralegal with excellent office management and client-attorney relation skills seeking position to provide efficient and exceptional support to Partner and Family Law Department. Distributing correspondence using scanning, PDF, email or hard copy delivery. May compiling and typing statistical reports. Possesses proficient technical user knowledge of advanced functions of Microsoft Word 2010 word processing software and 60 wpm typing speed. Adaptable to learning new software.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Typing 55 Wpm, Filing, Word Perfect, Dictation, Bilingual Spanish, Notary Public - NJ, Human Resources, Organizational , Detail-Oriented, Problem Solving, Multi-Tasking, Prioritizing, Customer Service, Strong Communication , Office Management.

Description :

    1. Stocked the sales floor when supplies run low and rearrange the sales floor per management instructions.
    2. Effectively composed various legal documentation including but not limited to pleadings, discovery, subpoenas and draft correspondence.
    3. Reviewed incoming mail to determine urgency and work with attorneys accordingly.
    4. Provided necessary telephone assistance including, but not limited to, answering callers' routine questions.
    5. Maintained attorney calendar as well as maintain diary and tickler dates appropriately. 
    6. Reviewed calendar daily and proactively handle upcoming events and determine dates upon which various pleadings must be served and filed.
    7. Input and maintained information into case management system and ensure data integrity.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Junior
                          Education
                          Education
                          Diploma In Liberal Arts

                          Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

                          Summary : A challenging Executive Administrative Assistant position that will effectively utilize acquired expertise and experience. Checking completed document for spelling errors, using software. Proofreading and editing documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format. Corrects errors. Inputs data for revision or editing. Files documenting and emails in the Firms electronic document software.

                          Skills : Bilingual: English/Spanish - Dictaphone transcribing - Proficient in Word, WordPerfect, Outlook, Time Matters, Office, Practice Master and MA3000.

                          Description :

                            1. Maintained, organized and indexed all case files for staff attorneys.
                            2. Filed correspondence, pleadings and other documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
                            3. Scheduled/coordinated depositions, medical examinations and other court designated hearings. 
                            4. Retained court reporters and interpreters, if necessary.
                            5. Acted as a liaison with experts and witnesses in scheduling/coordinating appearances and/or depositions along with documentation retrieval.
                            6. Acted as a liaison between client and Staff Counsel office by furnishing and requesting information as needed and assist in completion of administrative reports.
                            7. Assisted with Trial preparation.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    7-10 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Management
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    Diploma In Liberal Arts

                                    Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

                                    Headline : Legal Secretary to Partner with 3 years of experience in Establishing spacing, margins, type size, style and color, and other parameters, using computer and word processing software. Typing, revising, and combining material such as correspondence, reports, records, forms, minutes of meetings, scientific or technical material, numerical data, and tabular information from rough draft, corrected copy, recorded voice dictation, or previous version.

                                    Skills : Planning, Managing, Coordinating.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Summarized discovery responses and draft standard discovery motions.
                                      2. Conducted preliminary legal research as necessary.
                                      3. Identified urgency and prioritize tasks accordingly.
                                      4. Managed time and multitask effectively and display problem solving skills by developing methods or approaches to getting the work done.
                                      5. Maintained composure and professionalism under pressure as well as adapt to new situations and changing priorities.
                                      6. Worked independently as well as in a team environment.
                                      7. Operated business machines such as photocopy and scanning equipment.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              5-7 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              Diploma In Liberal Arts

                                              Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

                                              Headline : Legal Secretary to Partner with 2 years of experience in Compiling materials to be typed following written or oral instructions from supervisor or person requesting document to determine format desired, number of copies needed, priority, and other requirements. Reads instructions and accompanying material or follows verbal instructions from supervisor or person requesting document to determine format and content required.

                                              Skills : Reading, Instructing, Supervising.

                                              Description :

                                                1. Strategically evaluate litigation goals with States United attorneys and outside partners and recommend a range of investigative strategies to accomplish those goals.
                                                2. Led investigative efforts with an eye toward violations of state and federal laws and regulations, including those governing elections or regulating nonprofit and business entities, and potential disruption of elections.
                                                3. Independently identified new subjects to investigate.
                                                4. Identified, collected, reviewed, and synthesized publicly accessible information from a variety of sources, including news media, social media, and government agencies; information obtainable via public records requests; and business/nonprofit registration and tax filings.
                                                5. Interviewed witnesses, subjects, and other individuals possessing relevant information.
                                                6. Drafted reports, analyses, affidavits, and visual aids for litigation, to brief state and local government officials, and for internal use.
                                                7. Collected, interpreted, synthesized, and presented complex and/or disparate data (e.g. financial data, tax filings, responses to public records requests, news media, and social media posts).
                                                          Years of Experience
                                                          Experience
                                                          5-7 Years
                                                          Experience Level
                                                          Level
                                                          Executive
                                                          Education
                                                          Education
                                                          Diploma In Liberal Arts

                                                          Legal Secretary to Partner Resume

                                                          Headline : To obtain a Legal Secretary to Partner is Providing relevant and timely information to clients and team members (including times when they are out of the office) in a professional, courteous, and effective manner. Retrieving voice mail messages, arranges conference calls. Preparing accurate, error-free, and properly formatted legal papers and correspondence from dictation, tapes, or handwritten drafts. Compiling, type, revise, combine, edit, print, and store documents.

                                                          Skills : Store Document, Printing, Drafting.

                                                          Description :

                                                            1. Ascertained relationships between complex entities and analyze the legal and regulatory implications of public filings.
                                                            2. Displayed a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense, and good listening ability.
                                                            3. Experienced investigating complex legal violations with a government agency, nonprofit, or private investigatory firm OR experience as an investigative journalist investigating complex topics and relationships.
                                                            4. Experienced with laws governing elections or laws governing nonprofit entities.
                                                            5. Experienced preparing affidavits or other materials used in litigation.
                                                            6. Experienced with public records requests and using research databases (such as Clear, Accurint, or TLOxp) and other publicly accessible data sources.
                                                            7. Answered telephone calls and takes accurate and complete messages, gives information to callers, refers to others, or holds for team members.
                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                        Experience
                                                                        5-7 Years
                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                        Level
                                                                        Executive
                                                                        Education
                                                                        Education
                                                                        Diploma In Liberal Arts