Legal Secretary Resume Samples

Legal Secretaries are involved in undertaking various clerical and administrative tasks. These Secretaries work under the supervision of Attorneys and provide assistance to various legal cases. The roles and responsibilities that are listed on the Legal Secretary Resume include – providing administrative support to more than one attorney, greeting customers and performing initial screening process, attending trials, writing case briefs, conducting documentary research, sourcing and verifying documents, updating case records, answering phone calls, updating inventories, and filing and retrieving information from system database.

Candidates seeking to work as Legal Secretaries should be able to groom their skills and qualifications in areas like – proven work experience as Legal Secretaries, knowledge of legal terminologies, regulations and court systems; working knowledge of litigation management software, proficiency in English and the ability to multi-task. A high school diploma along with a Legal Secretary Certification is seen on most of the resumes.

Legal Secretary Resume

Headline : Skilled legal Secretary with a reputation for maintaining and processing client records, files and legal documents, in a highly organized, efficient and precise manner. Legal correspondence preparation-prepare pleadings, reports, memos and correspondence to other attorneys and judges regarding pending litigation's.

Skills : File Management, Calendar Management, Notary Public, Secretarial, Cash Handling, PBX, Customer Services, Billing, Receptionist, Research, Legal Terminology, Paralegal

Description :

  • Assist customers by providing information and resolving their complaints.
  • Establish or identify prices of goods, services or admission, and tabulate bills using calculators, cash registers, or optical price scanners.
  • Answer customers questions, and provide information on procedures or policies.
  • Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials.
  • Make photocopies of correspondence, documents, and other printed matter.
  • Assist attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records.
  • Complete various forms, such as accident reports, trial and courtroom requests, and applications for clients.
  • Prepare and distribute invoices to bill clients or pay account expenses.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Masters in Law


Sr. Legal Secretary Resume

Summary : Experienced as a Legal Secretary, now with the Court of Protection Department and previously as a Legal Clerk in property, Looking for a position in preferably with a Law firm. Residential Property Conveyancing experience and Legal Assistant experience, involving Court of Protection Applications, and have worked for law firms in different areas.

Skills : Legal, Secretarial, Transcription, Data Entry, Microsoft Office Suite

Description :

  • Ensured accuracy of contact information for insurance carriers, and validated percentage cost share allocations for each account, as asbestos department relied on information for submission of reports to clients, and accounting relied on it for invoice preparation.
  • Reviewed all invoices prior to submission of asbestos bills to clients to ensure their accuracy, and then presented them to mr.
  • Drafted rebuttal appeals to insurance companies reductions to legal fees, with mr.
  • Obtained favorable results with at least 60% success rate in reimbursement to the firm.
  • Appeals were necessitated when disputes arose regarding established billing rates and cost share percentages, as well as cuts to fees and expenses.
  • Ensured timely submission of his time records and travel expense reports to accounting.
  • Siegfried preferred e-mail contact with clients and spent a good portion of his time preparing for and attending depositions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Secretarial Studies


Legal Secretary Supervisor Resume

Summary : Highly organized administrative professional with 16 years experience in the areas of Franchise law, Trademark, Real Estate, Leasing, and Litigation. Works well both independently and as part of a team in a deadline driven environment. Strengths include coordinating, organizing and managing data.

Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry, Excel, Filing, Fax, Human Resources, Legal Research, Marketing, Organizational Development, Power point, Receptionist, Recruiting, Sales, Typing, Word

Description :

  • Managed schedules for both lawyers and kept time charts for billing records.
  • Coordinated scheduling of court proceedings with numerous clients and multiple law firms.
  • Calendared meetings, court/trial dates, and other legal events for partner and associate.
  • Responsible for management of cases ranging from family to general civil litigation.
  • Highly experienced in providing routine secretarial services to attorneys.
  • Prepared bills and reconcile discrepancies with global operations center.
  • Answered telephones and provide information within scope of authority to clients.
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Studies

Executive Legal Secretary Resume

Objective : To find a position as a support worker in an office or clerical environment. Experience in assisting lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts, and preparing legal documents. Research and collect medical evidence for Social Security claims, Workers' Compensation claims and personal injury claims.

Skills : Fast Learner, Motivated & Energetic, Multi-Tasking & Prioritizing, Computer, Customer Service

Description :

  • Answered phones and set appointments, billed clients, posted payments and closed month and year-end books.
  • Helped to do bankruptcies, credit repair, answered questions for clients concerning credit repair versus bankruptcies.
  • Learned the legal side of all collections, from suing someone for their debt to getting a judgment, filed with the courts to garnishments.
  • Learned how to better organize my time to get everything finished.
  • Keep track of money daily also clients money and posted that money and closed the books every month, making sure everything added up, which it always did.
  • Assisted with the preparation and filing of agreements, petitions and motions to establish or modify child custody, support, and time-sharing.
  • Gathered information in preparation for lawsuits and performed legal research using fastcase and other search tools.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Management


Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary Resume

Summary : Looking for a work environment where my extensive legal experience and computer skills can have a positive impact on clients and overall company operations. To obtain a position in which may utilize legal experience and criminal justice education to enhance my career.

Skills : Social Media Knowledge, Multi-tasking, Communication, Opening And Closing Procedures, Literary Knowledge, Data Entry, Research, Adaptability, Customer Service

Description :

  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.
  • Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements.
  • Represents attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to an attorney.
  • Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence to clients and court officials.
  • Receive and place telephone calls c make photocopies of correspondence, documents, and other printed material.
  • Generate revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.
  • Performs essential business and clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, making bank deposits and paying office bills; maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor of Arts

Legal Secretary II Resume

Headline : Enthusiastic legal professional versed in corporate area of practice, with more than 5 years of legal assistance in corporate law including some oil and gas and black lung aspects within the office. Committed to acting as a professional and competent first point of contact to clients. Provides attorneys with superior office support to relieve stress from heavy caseloads. Positive attitude and function well in large corporate office environment. Manages priorities for multiple high profile attorneys with ease.

Skills : Legal Research, Secretarial Administration, Inventory Management, Document Preparation

Description :

  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions, and court documents.
  • Assisted with filing pleadings, drafting complaints, and trial preparation.
  • Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, doctors, and attorneys.
  • Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys request.
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Scheduled appointments, depositions and conferences coordinating the schedules of multiple parties.
  • Ensure all documents are filed/served in accordance with court legal requirements and deadlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Real Estate

Legal Secretary III Resume

Summary : A quick learning highly motivated and detailed oriented individual who is seeking a legal position in which will enable me to utilize my current skills as well as expand my knowledge. Seeking a job field in my field of Administrative Assistant.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Typing, Proofreading, Calendar Management, Transcription, Billing, Translation

Description :

  • Corresponded with clients regarding questions and ongoing prosecution cases.
  • Gathering information from client, preparing client statements and other general office duties such as faxing, emailing and answering phones.
  • Preparing summons, complaints & petitions, financial affidavits and other legal documents.
  • Assisted in maintaining department attorney personnel files with the utmost confidentiality.
  • Created and tracked all expenses and client account codes using aderant total office.
  • Maintained busy attorney calendar and interviewed clients for case intake.
  • Facilitated the preparation of and filed all legal documents with the courts and opposing counsel such as briefs, contracts, agreements, motions, discovery, pleadings, and court papers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Arts

Senior Legal Secretary Resume

Summary : Detail-oriented Legal Secretary with vast knowledge of the legal industry and office management. Organized and efficient with the ability to learn new processes quickly. Remains calm and focused under challenging circumstances and on completing deadlines.

Skills : MS Office Suite, Word, Excel, Outlook, Wordperfect, Multi Line Phone System, Organized, Heavy Attention To Detail

Description :

  • Performed paralegal and legal secretarial duties including creating and revising letters to all clients and any correspondence dealing with their lawsuits, filing, faxing, answering phone calls and sorting out their mail.
  • Prepare legal documents for federal and supreme court cases such as verified answers, removals, motion papers, discovery and demands, bill of particulars, etc.
  • Draft correspondence, pleadings, motions, subpoenas, no charge motions, and summons.
  • Handled various aspects of the felony and misdemeanor criminal court processes.
  • Heavy involvement in preparing, formatting and editing high volumes of financing transaction documents under strict deadlines.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Assist with drafting agreements, opening/closing statements, and financial statements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Computer Programming

Paralegal/Legal Secretary Resume

Summary : Results-driven, optimistic professional with 10 years' as a Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant. Outstanding communication and analytical skills along with a strong passion for excellence and contagious enthusiasm. Able to use logic and reasoning to evaluate cases according to legal codes, court procedures, executive orders and government regulations. Driven to maintain ethical standards while providing top-notch assistance to attorneys.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Office Management, Office Management, Acrobat, Windows

Description :

  • Execute real estate transactions and title searches, and apply for title policies.
  • Manage client files and schedule appointments so that tasks are completed by or ahead of deadlines.
  • Draft and finalize letters and legal documents such as agreements, contracts, estate planning documents, deeds.
  • Set-up corporations and limited liability companies through the state corporation commission and apply for tax id numbers.
  • Prepare legal documents for federal and supreme court cases such as verified answers, removals, motion papers, discovery and demands, bill of particulars, etc.
  • Provided legal secretarial support for litigation partner and four toxic tort attorneys.
  • Contacting clients, law firms and courts to schedule, confirm or cancel depositions, arbitrations, trials, and meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

Legal Secretary Resume

Summary : A well qualified legal secretary with over ten years diverse experience in a large and small law firms. Proven track record in demanding environments, completing assignments independently, meeting deadlines efficiently, and producing high quality work. Strong administrative and legal practice skills and knowledge.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Wordpefect, Electronic Health Records, Court ECF Filing

Description :

  • Make sure that court documents are presented professionally and without errors by proofreading every document.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality because of the nature of personal information.
  • Provided secretarial assistance to the managing member, partner and several associates of the firm.
  • Maintained outlook calendars, contact lists, cch, federal securities law reporter and securities act handbook.
  • Reviewed and marked relevant documents to prepare a table of contents and table of authorities.
  • Communicated with high-level clients including finra, the sec, various attorneys and their representatives.
  • Created letters and memoranda and maintained and updated correspondence binders for all cases.
  • Researched and identified appropriate laws, judicial decisions, legal articles and other material.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration