Litigation Legal Secretary Resume Samples

A Litigation Legal Secretary assists the lawyer with typing, filing, motions, pleading, answering phone calls, and setting up appointments. Other duties carried out on daily basis is listed on the Litigation Legal Secretary Resume as – communicating with clients, and law firms; providing administrative support, greeting visitors and performing initial screening of clients, attending trails and typing minutes, writing case briefs and synopses of depositions, contracts, and testimony; conducting thorough statistical and documentary research, souring and verifying important case intelligence, answering phone calls and taking notes and messages; and updating inventories of contact details.

To sustain the efficacy of all office procedures and case management, these professionals need the following skills – knowledge of MS Office, constitution, legal terminology, regulations, and court systems, working knowledge of litigation management software, and the ability to work with legal technology. A degree or a legal secretary certification is needed.

Litigation Legal Secretary Resume example

Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

Objective : Litigation Legal Secretary in legal research and documentation. Provides clear and concise information based on creative and complex research findings and adept at working in professional business environments driven to maintain ethical standards while providing top- notch assistance to attorneys, clients and upper management.

Skills : Word, Typing, Answering Phones, Client Relations, Client Relations.

Description :

    1. Prepared and formatted briefs, pleadings and other legal documents relating to Corporate, Civil and Criminal litigation and various Supreme Court cases relating to the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).
    2. Kept track of attorney time records and billing Filed legal documents in court Transcribed dictations of legal documents and abstract deposition of proceedings.
    3. Maintained professional interaction with clients in absence of attorneys and assisted clients with preparation of depositions and appearance in court proceedings.
    4. Maintained attorney calendars and docket calendar systems Project coordinator in all legal data management software and upkeep.
    5. Utilized excellent written and verbal skills Familiar with certain court filing procedures Met deadlines for filing of briefs and pleadings in various courts, i.e., Federal, State, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
    6. Worked with an attorney who was the President of Chicago Council of Lawyers in the role of administrative work in the selection of Judges for the Federal and State Courts Other duties as assigned.
    7. Filed all pleadings with the court clerk.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Information Systems Security


Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

Objective : Litigation Legal Secretary with 3+ years of experience in Handling/completing numerous federal and state court filings in California and other jurisdictions, Formating, input, editing, retrieving, copying, scanning, and transmitting legal documents

Skills : Microsoft Office, Dictaphone, Typing 70.

Description :

    1. Scheduled meetings, mediations, depositions, and hearings.
    2. Maintained calendar for attorneys.
    3. Responded to incoming calls from clients, attorneys, assistants and clerks.
    4. Drafted routine correspondence in response to clients, mediators, court coordinators, and opposing attorney's inquiries.
    5. Requested medical records by affidavit and DWQ's Scan discovery into computer system and respond to discovery request.
    6. Prepared copies of discovery attachments and exhibits.
    7. Communicated orally with clients, opposing counsel, assistants, clerks in order to resolve problems, provide information, assistance, or instruction.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

Headline : Several years of experience as a Litigation Legal Secretary with documented success at various organizational levels. Major strength in creating workable schedules including but not limited, to extensive scheduling of executive calendars to meet deadlines efficiently; scheduling complex meetings using multiple executive calendars to set meeting dates and locations.

Skills : Powerpoint, Excel, Scheduling, Ms Word, Computer , Customer Service, Fax, Social Media, Adobe Acrobat, Bookkeeping, Data Entry, Email, Human Resources, Interpersonal , Lotus Notes, Problem Solving.

Description :

    1. Assisted attorneys with drafting and editing letters, memoranda, pleadings and contract documentation in a timely manner.
    2. Maintained and organized attorneys calendars ensuring all upcoming meetings, conference calls and events were scheduled properly and proper notification of calendared events were provided to attorneys.
    3. Transcribed, revised and edited legal documents ensuring proper legal formats were used.
    4. Managed and coordinated the distribution of legal documents; scheduled and organized internal and external meetings for attorneys.
    5. Assisted attorneys in the preparation of court filing.
    6. Followed up with various court systems to ensure all court filings were documented in a timely manner; maintained 100 percent effectiveness on meeting required deadlines.
    7. Established and maintained client and administrative files in compliance with firm guidelines and policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Political Science

Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

Headline : Responsible for Preparing pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service, Scheduling depositions with attorneys, clients, witnesses, and court reporters.

Skills : PowerPoint, Tabs Billing System, IManage, Elite Billing System, Time Entry Billing System, CMS, ProLaw Billing Software, Westlaw, Nuance, And NetDocs File Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for receiving and initially reviewing incoming mail to determine its disposition, updating case-related contact information, scan and e-mail to responsible attorneys, and onto electronic data management system.
    2. Assisted with the client and various office filings.
    3. Prepared and submitted e-filings as well as transcribe using electronic transcription, miscellaneous copying of claim files, document production, and case-related research.
    4. Answered phones and communicate with opposing counsel and clients via phone and email on a daily basis.
    5. Maintained calendars, provide attorney billing support.
    6. Upkept of client and various office files, as well as opening and closing of files.
    7. Prepared timely and accurate follow-up correspondence.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Criminal Jutice

Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

Objective : Experienced Litigation Legal Secretary with proven client relation skills and an ability to multi-task multiple client records, files and legal documents in a highly organized, efficient and precise manner. With a demonstrated commitment to excellence, ethical processing and client confidentiality.

Skills : Managing Skills, Preparation SKills.

Description :

    1. Worked on contract positions.
    2. Supported senior level partners in docketing and filing court documents.
    3. Communicated with all level of personnel and clients.
    4. Filed documents electronically with the courts.
    5. Entered weekly time.
    6. Prepared and managed new and opened case files.
    7. Assisted in preparation for trial.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business

Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

Headline : Responsible for Preparing pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service, Scheduling depositions with attorneys, clients, witnesses, and court reporters.

Skills : PowerPoint, Tabs Billing System, IManage, Elite Billing System, Time Entry Billing System, CMS, ProLaw Billing Software, Westlaw, Nuance, And NetDocs File Management.

Description :

    1. LLP Prepared and revised correspondence, pleadings, documents, and other clerical assignments as delegated for one General Counsel, one associate, and one legal assistant.
    2. Provided backup to other attorneys as needed.
    3. Updated files in case management software.
    4. Monitored and filed incoming email and fax correspondence.
    5. May worked irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work.
    6. Experienced in maintaining confidentiality with sensitive case information.
    7. Ability to organized and prioritized work duties.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              BS In Criminal Jutice

              Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

              Summary : An accomplished Litigation Legal Secretary with a Bachelor's Degree, and over 15 years of experience reporting to top executives and attorneys. Organized, detail-oriented, and a conscientious self-starter, able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks while staying calm under pressure.

              Skills : Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Dic, Internet Research.

              Description :

                1. Assisted two Equity Partners, and three Associates.
                2. Formatted, edited, and finalized correspondence and monthly reports.
                3. Corresponded with clients, outside council and courts.
                4. Formatted, finalized and filed and e-filed briefs, answers, pleadings, discoveries, and other legal documents.
                5. Assisted in creating legal templates in Microsoft Word.
                6. Processed and kept track of expense reports, reimbursements, attorney timekeeping and invoices.
                7. Managed, scheduled, and maintained calendars, conference rooms, luncheons and meetings.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              Bachelors Of Science

              Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

              Summary : Have over twenty (20) years of experience in the Litigation Legal Secretary performing paralegal / administrative support within a law firm/office setting. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and appointment calendars. Possess strong use of proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation regarding corresponding with others.

              Skills : Microsoft Office Suites, Notary Public, Paralegal, Receptionist.

              Description :

                1. Composed, typed and executed legal motions for criminal, traffic, civil and family law documents.
                2. Answered telephones.
                3. Filed pleadings in District and Circuit Courts.
                4. Prepared and mailed Monthly Invoices to Clients.
                5. Researched/reported on Cases regarding Defendants in Maryland Judiciary Case Search website.
                6. Created and maintained a Closed File list.
                7. Created and maintained all form files.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              High School Diploma

              Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

              Headline : Acquire a Litigation Legal Secretary position with a company, which will allow me the opportunity to apply my past experience and skills in a way that will enhance my performance and promote me as well as encourage growth and development.

              Skills : Word Processing In Word 2010, Adobe Acrobat, Trial Works, Outlook, Docs Open And IManage, Civil Litigation Calendaring In Westlaw Calendaring.

              Description :

                1. Coordinated and performed a variety of professional paralegal duties; provides litigation and research support to civil prosecuting attorneys.
                2. Typed correspondence, reported, legal proceedings, and other material with high standards of accuracy, completeness, and correctness of the content.
                3. Independently drafted legal documents for attorney review and signature.
                4. Maintained and coordinated attorney calendars.
                5. Conducted legal research and verified compliance with Court Rules, Revised Codes of Washington (RCWs), Washington Administrative Codes (WACs), and applicable case law. 
                6. Independently drafted research memo.
                7. Prepared and maintained case files.
                8. Updated ongoing cases, appeals, and hearings.
                9. Interviewed potential witnesses in preparation for trial.
                10. Acted as Liaison to Public Records for the Department
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          5-7 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          Certificate In Litigation Paralegal

                          Litigation Legal Secretary Resume

                          Headline : Acquire a Litigation Legal Secretary position with a company, which will allow me the opportunity to apply my past experience and skills in a way that will enhance my performance and promote me as well as encourage growth and development.

                          Skills : Word Processing In Word 2010, Adobe Acrobat, Trial Works, Outlook, Docs Open And IManage, Civil Litigation Calendaring In Westlaw Calendaring.

                          Description :

                            1. Supported two partners with defense practice for high profile clients in business, legal malpractice, entertainment, employment, commercial, and complex construction defect litigation cases in state, federal and appellate courts in intense environment.
                            2. Typed, proofread, drafted or prepared correspondence, skeletons for motions with TOC-TOA, discovery pleadings and forms, with requests for judicial notice, compilation of motion exhibits on own along with notices to consumer and subpoenas.
                            3. Maintained document production logs, subpoena tracking chart, and performed deposition prep.
                            4. Prepared hearing and discovery binders.
                            5. Relied on for firm's calendaring and in particular for state and federal trial calendars.
                            6. Used Westlaw Calendaring, Westlaw for hearing notebooks, Adobe Acrobat and Excel.
                            7. Assisted and used alongside of paralegals in office when needed.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          5-7 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          Certificate In Litigation Paralegal