Litigation Assistant Resume Samples

Litigation assistants work in the litigation attorney’s office and are responsible for executing the general administrative tasks therein. Litigation assistants disburse a broad spectrum of roles and responsibilities such as- filing legal documents, maintaining time records and billing, handling client communication, providing administrative support to lawyers, attending trials, preparing case briefs, summarizing depositions and interrogatories; conducting investigations, transcribing dictation, formatting briefs, legal documents, and pleadings.

As Litigation assistants deal with minute-oriented data of lawsuits, candidates aspiring to make future in this career should possess specific skills such as – proficiency in data management software, familiarity with court procedures, fast typing skills, meet deadlines and possess sound verbal and written skills. Since litigation assistants deal with paralegal studies, hiring employers to prefer a Litigation Assistant Resume that showcases a degree or associates degree program in Legal assistant or legal secretary or paralegal studies.

 

Litigation Assistant Resume example

Litigation Assistant Resume

Headline : Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a team as well as independently Strong organizational and time management skills. Exceptional problem solving and customer service skills.

Skills : Computer Skills Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Windows Movie Maker, Internet Explorer, and POS SalonExpert, Powerschool.

Description :

    1. Assisted the case team comprised of Partners, Associates, and Analysts in all aspects of litigation management including factual investigation, document preparation, trial preparation, and support.
    2. Drafted legal documents including correspondence, pleadings, interrogatories, subpoenas, and affidavits.
    3. Researched legal issues and cite-checked legal documents.
    4. Build and manage databases and file tracking litigations across several jurisdictions.
    5. Train other paralegals on case management software.
    6. Served as liaison between clients, opposing counsel, court clerks and officers, vendors, translators, and process servers on a daily basis.
    7. Assisted in all areas of firm practice; class action, personal injury, criminal defense, and medical malpractice, legal research and writing, and case management.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A In Political Science


General Litigation Assistant Resume

Headline : Top performer with record of consistently meeting sales goals, company and customer expectations. Highly adept at creating an environment of inspiring, coaching and motivating staff in the development of individual and team goals, role playing and sales techniques that create an atmosphere of success for the company.

Skills : Armenian Language, Russian Language, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Illustrator, Quickbooks, Mac OS X.

Description :

    1. Anticipated and provided accurate and meaningful reports.
    2. Prepared simple motions and received and transmitted responses.
    3. Mediated with clients and handled telephones.
    4. Provided appropriate communication to keep interested parties informed on the status.
    5. Assisted with client intakes and case status.
    6. Provided legal services under the supervision of Senior Deputy District Attorney Lee Carter; gained experience in both criminal prosecution and civil litigation.
    7. Drafted legal documents, conducted research, wrote memorandums, interviewed witnesses, develop strategies and arguments to initiate legal action, filed briefs with the court clerk, and formulated interrogatories.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate In Arts


Sr. Litigation Assistant Resume

Summary : Experienced, dedicated, and focused administrative professional who excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks, simultaneously, and following through to achieve project goals. Seeking a position that builds on my effective organization and communication skills and my experience working as an Assistant in a fast-paced professional environment.

Skills : Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the administrative and professional support of the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of the Law Department at UHHS for over 10 years.
    2. Responsible for processing and summarizing all incoming lawsuits (medical-malpractice, employment, and general liability) for the UHHS System.
    3. Reported annually to the Ohio Department of Insurance ("ODI") all reportable claims, suits, etc., with settlement payments in accordance with the ODI stipulations.
    4. Processed settlements and uploaded the Settlement Agreements in the Oracle System.
    5. Prepared and handled yearly audits with our reinsurers.
    6. Responsible for making travel arrangements and preparing expense reports.
    7. Timekeeper for the Law Department for approximately 30 employees.
    8. Arranged and scheduled meetings/conference calls with physicians, staff, plaintiff and defense counsel; among others.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Management

Jr. Litigation Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking a full time position in a career that allows to have hands on experience caring for animals.

Skills : Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, Electronic.

Description :

    1. Mediations Drafting Notices Organize client physical files as well as computer files.
    2. Label and organize all legal documents Pleadings Discovery Schedule attorney/client meetings Order medical records and bills to update client files Organize client medical bill summary Experience in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and TrialWorks.
    3. Litigation Garnishment Sent letters to the court, garnishee, and garnishee defendants.
    4. Certified to take calls Made calls to courts and garnishee defendants.
    5. Created motions to appoint attorney ad items, discovery, petitions and citation by publications.
    6. Handled and responded to all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
    7. Interacted with tax payers and assisted with solutions on satisfying outstanding debts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Legal

Litigation Assistant/Associate Resume

Objective : Driven, organized, hard-working individual with great attention to detail. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Thrives in an environment that promotes growth in vocational excellence and knowledge. Recognized as a cooperative and contributing member of a team, plus years of experience in efficacious leadership roles.

Skills : Critical analysis, Decision making, Communication, Research & study, Software & systems.

Description :

    1. Provide paralegal and secretarial support to associates in litigation involving trust and estates litigation, commercial litigation and complex litigation matters.
    2. Responsible for drafting and filing pleadings using the E-Portal.
    3. Responsible for E-Mail service of filed pleadings.
    4. Responsible for preparing hearing binders, deposition binders and exhibits for hearings and depositions.
    5. Responsible for discovery review and preparation of documents for production by electronically bates numbering documents and redaction of confidential information.
    6. Responsible for coordinating and scheduling hearings with the Judicial Assistants and/or JACS as appropriate.
    7. Responsible for coordinating and scheduling court reporters for hearings and depositions.
    8. Responsible for maintaining electronic pleading bibles.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

Litigation Assistant/Specialist Resume

Summary : Successfully accomplish goals and directives in high volume, fast paced legal environment. Technology savvy and innovates new ideas. Work well with a team and independently.

Skills : Desktop Support, Microsoft Word, Excel, And Powerpoint, Negotiating Contracts, Soliciting Proposals.

Description :

    1. Supplied legal assistance in 10 legal matters regarding civil and criminal cases.
    2. Inputted and organized thousands of legal documents into firm's database by continuously updating pleadings, correspondences, and exhibits to servers.
    3. Communicated with the IT team in charge of the databases.
    4. Received official pleadings and reports from the court and from opposing counsel to organize and file.
    5. Conducted litigation research online on previous cases and asset searches on persons most knowledgeable.
    6. Scanned and filed hundreds of depositions, letters, and court files.
    7. Compiled 500 page key documents binder after sorting through 2000 duplicates and placing each document in chronological order.
    8. Skills Used Litigation Research Basic Legal Terminology Relativity Microsoft SharePoint Advanced Adobe PDF.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA

Litigation Assistant/Supervisor Resume

Headline : Litigation Assistant position within an organization that can fully utilize skills to achieve their business needs and objectives.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Legal Research, Westlaw/ Deadline Assistant, German.

Description :

    1. Assisted the firm's two North Carolina litigation paralegals.
    2. Drafted all medical records and billing requests once a file came to litigation, including accident-related and prior records.
    3. Responsible for organizing all records once received.
    4. Sorting into chronological order, checking for duplicates and cross-referencing bills with records to verify whether accident-related or non-related.
    5. Reviewed police reports, accident-related records, and photos, lost wage documents and priors medical records to check for completion.
    6. Requested any missing bills or records that were necessary for discovery.
    7. Responsible for contacting medical providers and collection agencies to obtain account balances for discovery purposes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Post

Litigation Assistant/Coordinator Resume

Summary : To use diverse skills and abilities in an administrative office or customer service capacity.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Litigation Assistant, Collections, Sales.

Description :

    1. Efficiently managed high volume case preparation and full clerical and administrative support for lead attorney.
    2. Forged relationships with callers and clients to isolate information most pertinent to the construction of a successful case.
    3. Assembled individualized introductory and settlement packets to ensure accurate information be presented to each client.
    4. Oversaw this procedure for more than 400 cases.
    5. Maintained intranet file database systems and case management software, specifically via TrialWorks(TM).
    6. Developed systems to track case forms, evidence, and correspondence for more than 1,000 clients involved in multiple litigations.
    7. Compiled complex reports for attorney review.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AA In Liberal Arts

Litigation Assistant/Consultant Resume

Summary : Detail-oriented paralegal with more than five years experience as a legal professional. Adept at working independently on multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Litigation Support, Collections, Sales.

Description :

    1. Efficiently managed a high caseload of pharmaceutical liability, product liability, and medical malpractice cases with competing deadlines.
    2. Managed each case from intake until trial and/or settlement for lead attorney.
    3. Drafted and compiled information for complaints, discovery responses, pleadings and motions.
    4. Communicated with clients, experts, witnesses, courts, and defense counsel in preparation for mediation, depositions and trials.
    5. Assembled individualized introductory and settlement packets and trial notebooks.
    6. Maintained litigation support software and the daily calendar.
    7. Developed systems to track case forms, evidence, and correspondence for more than 1,000 clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AA In Liberal Arts

Litigation Assistant/Advisor Resume

Summary : Highly organized administrative professional with extensive experience in Workers Compensation Litigation is seeking a position where using effective communication and developed techniques in multitasking will facilitate daily tasks and the resolution of outstanding accounts.

Skills : E-Filing, Collections, Litigation, Microsoft Office, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Manage and update a workflow log and assign tasks for daily completion.
    2. Communicate professionally with clients, defense attorneys and lien claimants via email, phone and fax in order to obtain documentation for exhibits, discovery and bill review.
    3. Responsible for training new employees in learning how to use company systems and client software and EAMS.
    4. Answer high volume of calls while simultaneously typing and looking up claim information.
    5. Receive, review and log incoming correspondence and classified mail prior to distribution.
    6. Prepare correspondence letters and mail out to clients, attorneys and WCAB.
    7. Scan, Sort and file incoming attorney files.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

Litigation Assistant/Executive Resume

Summary : Self-motivated, task oriented individual with 3 years over-the-road truck driving experience, ten years in the legal industry and over 25 years in General Office Administration, Human Resources, and Inventory Management.

Skills : LexisNexis, Certified Researcher, Marketing & Promotion, MS Word, MS Power point.

Description :

    1. Supported complex litigation cases with experience as lead assistant.
    2. Maintained inventory of large document repositories with extensive document production experience.
    3. Planned, prepared, and supervised document review operations.
    4. Proficient in the use of various software applications in support of litigation.
    5. Created and maintained litigation files, records, and trial notebooks.
    6. Prepared letters, memoranda, and E-mails in support of litigation cases.
    7. Prepared and managed exhibits, including fabrication of demonstrative exhibits.
    8. Setup and maintain accurate inventory of closed, retired, and destroyed files.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate Of Completion

Litigation Assistant Resume

Objective : To locate full-time employment with a well establish company with a desire to advance career and skills.

Skills : E-Filing, Collections, Litigation, Microsoft Office, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Prepare Setting Notices, Judgments and Sales documents.
    2. Generate Dismissals, Non-Suits, and Release of Judgment.
    3. Generate Disclaimers, prepare Citation by publication and/orPosting.
    4. Track the litigation cost and send court cost letters when necessary.
    5. Maintain litigation documents in DocuWare.
    6. Scored written responses to a standardized test that is administered to elementary through high school-age children.
    7. Scored are for various states in the subjects of reading, writing, math, science, and social studies.
    8. Trained on the scoring criteria and rubric for each test.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
General Studies