Legal Support Assistant Resume Samples

A Legal Support Assistant handles various tasks, including conducting legal research, drafting and reviewing documents, communicating with clients, preparing hearings, trials, and meetings; organizing and maintaining files. A well-drafted Legal Support Assistant Resume mentions the following core duties – keeping cases organized, monitoring calendars, meeting deadlines, documenting actions, developing cases by maintaining contact with people; keeping clients informed by maintaining contact, supporting case preparation by preparing case summaries, enhancing trial proceedings; and taking courtroom notes.

To ensure success in this field, the following skills are considered crucial – experience in investigating case facts, skill in drafting legal arguments for lawsuits, preparing motions, and pleadings for filling; skilled in tracking and organizing files from case documents; and record-keeping skills. A degree preferably in law is often highlighted on resumes.

Legal Support Assistant Resume example

Legal Support Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly organized individual seeking a challenging position in a professional work environment, , I will apply my skills and capabilities to this position.

Skills : Draft and Review Contracts, Settlement Negotiations, Prepare Pleadings and Motions, Interview Witnesses, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Accessed JPAS to check clearance status and conduct security briefings/debriefing, ensure activation/deactivation of active security clearance.
    2. Read, screened and logged incoming mail including Congressional inquiries, publications, requests for legal advice and requests from DLA components for legal review and comment.
    3. Maintained Document Tracking Log, Outlook Task Manager and DLA Task Management Tool (TMT).
    4. Screened all calls and visitors, answer questions involving established policy or routine matters, or route inquiries to the proper individual.
    5. Prepared direct response on routine matters.
    6. Assisted Ethics Counsel with DLA Energy ethics and financial disclosure program.
    7. Assisted in the management and maintenance all electronic and hardcopy records for DLA Energy's Ethics program, including annual ethics training and Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Paralegal


Legal Support Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking a Legal Support Assistant position in which I can utilize my extensive data entry, communication, and clerical skills to benefit the organization.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Paralegal, Case Map, Trial Director.

Description :

    1. Performed various administrative and clerical tasks for lawyers and legal assistants.
    2. Compiled, analyzed, and organized information.
    3. Gathered exhibits.
    4. Prepared trial notebooks.
    5. Printed and scanning jobs.
    6. Assisted attorneys during trials.
    7. Organized and tracked files from case documents and make them available and easily accessible to attorneys.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In Jasmine Brown


Legal Support Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain employment relevant to work experience and education. A strong background in delivery, logistics and property management would benefit a prospective employer.

Skills : Microsoft Outlook, Customer Service, Adobe Photoshop, Accounting, Event Planning, Telephone.

Description :

    1. Utilized the computer system to access and input case data and updates all pertinent information.
    2. Interviewed custodial and/or non-custodial parents and others in child support matters to obtain statements, documents and other facts to establish paternity, locate absent parents, and determine financial status.
    3. Collected and verified information by letter, telephone, fax, computer or interview.
    4. Initiated legal enforcement action through the preparation and processing of a variety of documents such as orders of examination, property lines, wage assignments, contempt motions, criminal contempt or failure to provide complaints.
    5. Prepared correspondence, reports and legal documents.
    6. Initiated, received, and responded to inquiries concerning causes where custodial or non-custodial parent resides in another state.
    7. Provided responsive, high quality service to County employees, representatives of outside agencies and members of the public by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA

Legal Support Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain a Legal Support Assistant position where I can apply the knowledge and skills I have learned throughout my previous jobs and school to start a new career.

Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry, Legal Terminology, Microsoft Office, Excel, Multi-Line Phone System, Operations, Filing, Recruiting, Receptionist, Networking.

Description :

    1. Reviewed legal documents and records for accuracy, completeness and conformance with prescribed legal requirements.
    2. Effectively communicated in oral and written forms.
    3. Maintained proper filing system.
    4. Prepared a variety of reports and records.
    5. Worked as a team with attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants.
    6. Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.
    7. Prepared for trials by organizing exhibits and other key evidence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Legal Support Assistant Resume

Headline : As a Legal Support Assistant, responsible for Providing technical advice and assistance to the field on a variety of electronic case processing data entries and processing functionality to ensure operational workflows are maintained.

Skills : STATA, SPSS, Public Speaking, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Organized and maintained client files.
    2. Conducted legal research.
    3. Provided support and assistance to attorney(s).
    4. Handled intake of prospective clients.
    5. Drafted correspondence.
    6. Daily tripped to courthouse to file documents, calendar deadlines, and obtain court records, as requested.
    7. Made hand deliveries and service of subpoenas when required.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Legal Support Assistant Resume

Summary : Twenty years of experience in administrative support services, assisting in managing data, client portfolios, composing & editing correspondence in advisory, consulting, and architectural firms, and ready to take upon new challenges and responsibilities.

Skills : Administrative Support, Professional Services, Organizational Skills, Spanish - Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Recorded all time-off requests.
    2. Maintained the vacation calendars for both departments.
    3. Created the daily Receptionist Schedule and the weekly Word Processing schedule.
    4. Processed word processing charge backs and soliciting evaluations from those using word processing services.
    5. Created reports as requested.
    6. Provided general administrative support to both departments.
    7. Prepared disbursement requests; created personnel files and maintained the department filing.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Management

Legal Support Assistant Resume

Objective : Legal Support Assistant professional offering versatile 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 : Outlook, Legal Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted Attorneys with preparing for closings, hearings, trials, and corporate meetings.
    2. Printed bi-weekly reports, identified new applications filed recorded names of inventors and docket numbers.
    3. Searched for potential related applications, retrieved and/or created related case files.
    4. Retrieved and/or prepared client information cards Highlights Research, draft, edit, and revise legal opinion publications Act as the point of contact for all incoming co-counsel requests.
    5. Trained new employees on office equipment and job duties.
    6. Responsible for office operations; Data entry, phone calls, etc.
    7. Utilized the firm's standard templates to create letters, fax transmittals, memoranda and pleadings Create new client accounts utilizing the firm's accounting, document management and practice management software.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Legal Support Assistant Resume

Headline : To develop skills and acquire knowledge within a company or organization that provides excellent training and opportunities for advancement.

Skills : Microsoft Word And Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, ADP, PeopleSoft And HRIS.

Description :

    1. Assisted attorneys and legal administrators with docketing, data entry and mailroom tasks.
    2. Monitored and maintained complex records management with a high level of confidentiality.
    3. Served legal documents, make runs to the court and recorder's office.
    4. Created binders, voluminous copying, scan requests and draft correspondence.
    5. Created new client profiles and close matters in the firm's database; submit conflicts checks.
    6. Maintained client files in accordance with the filing preferences of the Legal Assistant or Attorney.
    7. Assisted in annual performance evaluation materials, and assisted as needed with annual projects within the department.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Legal Support Assistant Resume

Objective : Legal Support Assistant with 3+ years of experience in Preparing subpoenas, prepares and collects witness fee vouchers, initiates and composes legal documents routinely needed for specific legal actions, accepts service of legal documents, reviews them for correct form and timeliness, and annotates case files and status records to reflect receipt and the due date for response or other required actions. Arranging and prepares material in final form in a variety of legal and administrative formats.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Legal Skills.

Description :

    1. Interacted with all levels of personnel.
    2. Highly organized, detail and extremely dedicated.
    3. Prioritized and handled many different tasks at the same time.
    4. Maintained strict confidential Human Resource material and documents.
    5. Knowledged of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, People soft, Kronos.
    6. Filed all court documents on behalf of the attorneys.
    7. Assisted Attorneys of the Courts in the preparation and scheduling of appearances and hearings.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    High School Diploma

    Legal Support Assistant Resume

    Summary : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Legal Support Assistant professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

    Skills : Reporting Skills, Coordinating Skills.

    Description :

      1. Reviewed a wide variety of legal documents pertaining to civil and criminal matters to determine accuracy, completeness and conformance with legal requirements for recording, reporting, and filing.
      2. Delegated responsibilities.
      3. Maintained e-filing records.
      4. Assisted in preparation of annual reports.
      5. Supported in gathering information from non-proprietary mutual funds for use in SEC filings.
      6. Prepared of expense reports and coordination of travel arrangements.
      7. Supported for legal department matter management system.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          10+ Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Senior
          Education
          Education
          GED