Litigation Paralegal Resume Samples

Working alongside trial attorneys, a Litigation Paralegal will perform all tasks relating to litigation activities. To be a valuable part of the legal team, these professionals execute the tasks mentioned on the Litigation Paralegal Resume – performing routine office duties including scanning and photocopying documents, helping in court filing, maintaining litigation files, reviewing and preparing materials for storage, assisting in depositions and witness preparation; researching legal documents to detect authenticity, preparing and handling all exhibits, acting as assistants during trials, and closing the case documents after the trial.

To succeed in this profession, certain skills are crucial and such include – document handling skills, the ability to retrieve data and information quickly, stellar communication skills, excellent writing skills to draft correspondence, motions, briefs and pleadings; and a thorough knowledge of the Law and Court systems. A combination of formal education in the form of a law degree and work experience is commonly needed for this profession.

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Litigation Paralegal Resume example

Litigation Paralegal Resume

Summary : Litigation Paralegal is responsible for the preparation and presentation of legal documents in the legal department. This includes drafting court pleadings, motions, motions, and other legal documents.

Skills : PCLaw Legal Software, Excel, Windows Vista, Window 8.

Description :

    1. Provided support to two senior associate attorneys, including assisting attorneys in trial preparation.
    2. Managed a large call volume for approximately 300 cases and interacting with clients, insurance adjusters, medical facilities, opposing attorneys.
    3. Drafted and filed Summons and Complaints, Bills of Particulars, Requests for Judicial Intervention, responding to Demands for Discovery, drafting Subpoenas, Motions, Oppositions, and Replies.
    4. Proofread and finalized legal pleadings.
    5. Data entry and inputting privileged client information for new cases.
    6. Drafted and sent correspondences and replies to clients, insurance companies, and defense firms.
    7. Managed complex cases from inception to trial with minimal attorney supervision.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Philosophy


Litigation Paralegal Resume

Headline : Seeking to acquire a challenging Litigation Paralegal position in order to provide meaningful personal contribution to the organization's success.

Skills : Westlaw, Ecourts, NYSCEF, Caseaware, Lenstar.

Description :

    1. Prepared Judgments of Foreclosure and Sale Knowledge of E-filing and filing of documents through the court system.
    2. Reported directly to attorneys with broad ranged responsibilities that encompass the timely and complex preparation of cases from discovery to the trial phase.
    3. Coordinated and multifaceted office functions encompassing court calendar management, detainment of court reporters, and scheduling of conference rooms for deposition proceedings.
    4. Liaisoned between attorneys, clients, law firms, government agencies, and outside vendors.
    5. Ensured open lines of communication and satisfaction of deadlines through execution of dated correspondence.
    6. Performed law library research to obtain and gather case-relevant data and materials.
    7. Organized the legal documents as well as preparing legal pleading documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Senior Litigation Paralegal Resume

Objective : To obtain a career with a company where I can grow professionally and be rewarded for my detailed organizational skills, commitment to perform efficient work and my contributions to the establishment. I have a reputation for being an effective leader and maintaining a highly organized, efficient and fully functional office, while keeping all clientele satisfied with the quality of work being produced in the office.

Skills : Extensive Litigation Experience, Hot Docs; MS Word & Wordperfect; Legal Solutions; Excel; Powerpoint; Internet research; Westlaw; State and Federal Court experience; E-Filing.

Description :

    1. Analyzed public records, medical data, and financial statements.
    2. Prepared and filed various court documents.
    3. Analyzed and reviewed case testimony, evidence and prepare reports and other work products based on the findings.
    4. Organized documents and coordinated document productions.
    5. Conducted the Bates-stamping, redaction, duplication, and indexing of documents.
    6. Set up and maintained files that are organized chronologically, numerically, and/or by subject matter.
    7. Worked with Practice Support on electronic productions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Junior Litigation Paralegal Resume

Summary : Highly talented and goal-oriented Litigation Paralegal with more than 5 years of experience at State and Federal levels (trial and appellate stages), including expertise in legal and investigative researches, cite checking, and brief preparation.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Abacus, Nitro, Westlaw, Excel, PowerPoint, Mac, Adobe Acrobat.

Description :

    1. Lead paralegal in complex litigation matters (securities, intellectual property and business litigation), including many cases that proceeded to arbitration and trial.
    2. Determined issues to be presented and review deposition testimony and documents.
    3. Assisted with preparation of motions, depositions, examination and cross-examination of witnesses at trial.
    4. Case management involving numerous documents.
    5. Assisted attorneys with complex asbestos litigation, including preparation of medical summaries.
    6. Documented review and production, including determination of privilege.
    7. Interfaced with clients, including preparation of correspondence to clients and opposing counsel.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A. In English

Litigation Paralegal I Resume

Objective : Twenty-five years experience in the legal field primarily in the area of Civil Litigation and insurance Defense Results oriented with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills Capabilities & Strengths Achiever Maximizer Organization Meeting Deadlines Multi-tasking.

Skills : Microsoft, Windows Operation Systems. DMS Filing Systems. Dokmee.

Description :

    1. Assisted with large-scale trial preparation including production and review; witness list, exhibits, and trial binders.
    2. Managed electronic and hard copy documents through litigation DMS.
    3. Monitored Discovery Calendar for legal team handling Asbestos Cases.
    4. Handled Complex Litigation for the Asbestos team.
    5. Assisted with all facets of pretrial motions.
    6. Organized relevant documentation and coordinated productions.
    7. Drafted judicial correspondence and handled all court mailings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Post

Litigation Paralegal II Resume

Objective : Motivated, personable professional with multiple college degrees. Talent for quickly mastering technology. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Demonstrated history of producing accurate, timely reports meeting stringent deadlines. Flexible and versatile - able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure.

Skills : Legal, Administrative, Military, Customer Service, Computer Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Organized and executed an extensive hearings/trials calendar with up to 10 cases daily.
    2. Prepared for trial by organizing case exhibits and evidence.
    3. Accurately entered client data into a company-based software program.
    4. Organized client calendars, prepared mailings and handled high call volumes.
    5. Examined Deeds of Trust to determine the grantor, grantee, trustee and loan amount.
    6. Coordinated conference calls for mediations and hearings.
    7. Researched documents and publications for details that would establish evidence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

Litigation Paralegal III Resume

Summary : Preparing settlement packages for insurance companies to expedite the resolution of cases,Preparing content-specific case files for attorneys reflecting supporting forms, documentation, and materials to use during client presentations, and index and cross-reference network database information.

Skills : Paralegal, Managing Skills, Creative Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted the Bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents.
    2. Set up and maintained files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter.
    3. Undered attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding.
    4. Oversaw the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.
    5. Worked with attorneys and the Managing Attorney's Office in the preparation and filing of all court documents.
    6. Created, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies.
    7. Organized the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Organizational Leadership

Litigation Paralegal/Advisor Resume

Objective : Looking to work with a law firm where I can assist the attorneys with case management, legal research, file organization, and all aspects of bringing the case to its conclusion.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Summations, Adobe, Legal Research, Fluent In Spanish.

Description :

    1. Collected, organized, and maintained pleadings, motions, and checklists.
    2. Maintained litigation docket, calendar, noting deadline dates for responsive pleadings/motions, and court appearances.
    3. Drafted interrogatories, requests for admissions and requests for production of documents.
    4. Assisted lead attorney with case load and was assigned to index pleadings and discovery.
    5. Designed and maintained the firm's web page.
    6. Used Trace documents and other physical evidence.
    7. Responded to and resolved client complaints and suggestions in a professional manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

Sr. Litigation Paralegal Resume

Summary : Seasoned paralegal with over thirteen years of combined experience in the areas of domestic, civil, criminal, bankruptcy, personal injury, collections, foreclosure, appellate, federal, and social security law.

Skills : Dictation, MS Office, Adobe, ECF/CM, Pacer, Case Management.

Description :

    1. Facilitated initial client interviews and case investigations.
    2. Drafted complaints and answers, routine notices, affidavits, motions, and petitions.
    3. Prepared trial notebooks, exhibits, and pre-trial data.
    4. Organized and summarize exhibits, depositions/testimony.
    5. Supported attorneys in all phases of discovery.
    6. Prepare discovery responses to include requests for production, interrogatories, requests for admissions, and depositions.
    7. Prepared trial subpoenas and assist in the scheduling of witnesses.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

Litigation Paralegal/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Versatile career-orientated professional Manages routine and complex projects in a fast-paced corporate environment Excellent written and oral communication Efficient time management Effective problem solver Multi-tasks and prioritizes events Establishes and maintains client relationships.

Skills : Paralegal, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Collected, organized, and maintained pleadings, motions, and checklists.
    2. Maintained litigation docket, calendar, noting deadline dates for responsive pleadings/motions, and court appearances.
    3. Drafted interrogatories, requests for admissions, and requests for the production of documents.
    4. Assisted lead attorney with caseload and was assigned to index pleadings and discovery.
    5. Designed and maintained the firm's web page.
    6. Responded to and resolved client complaints and suggestions in a professional manner.
    7. Attended and notated legal meetings, such as client interviews, hearings, and depositions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Applied Science

Litigation Paralegal/Office Manager Resume

Objective : Experienced litigation paralegal with specialized expertise in complex litigation matters, including intellectual property litigation, especially Section 337 investigations, before the U.S. International Trade Commission, district courts, and appellate courts. Extensive trial and management experience in all facets of preparing cases for trial and working with trial teams. Also extensive experience as a trial logistics coordinator.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Paralegal.

Description :

    1. Assisted counsel in Civil Law Practice with a focus on insurance defense, premises liability, products liability, and legal malpractice.
    2. Assisted counsel in all facets of litigation, gathered, researched, and organized relevant case information.
    3. Drafted legal documents including correspondence, pleadings, discovery responses, affidavits and subpoenas.
    4. Electronically filed pleadings, summarized medical/health care records and depositions.
    5. Coordinated independent medical examinations and depositions.
    6. Served as liaison between clients, opposing counsel, vendors, and witnesses.
    7. Prepared cases for trial and assisted counsel at trial.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Litigation Paralegal Resume

Summary : A highly motivated paralegal, administrative assistant, caregiver, customer service specialist, and waitress with over 20 years combined experience providing customer satisfaction in legal, administrative, caregiving, and restaurant service industries. Excellent written and verbal communication, analytical, multi-tasking, and organizational skills. Expertise in satisfying customers, building productive relationships, and resolving complex issues.

Skills : MS Office, Investigation Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared affidavits, subpoenas, and other legal documents.
    2. Organized and maintained documents in paper and electronic filing systems.
    3. Interviewed, hired, and supervised over 60 temporary employees on a case-by-case basis.
    4. Prepared for trial by performing tasks, such as organizing exhibits and trial notebooks, and assisted during trial often working 14 to 20 hour days.
    5. Investigated facts and law of cases searching pertinent sources, such as public records, Westlaw, LexisNexis, law books, and the internet to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
    6. Directed/coordinated law office activity, including the delivery of subpoenas and filing of pleadings.
    7. Prepared and distributed invoices to bill clients and pay account expenses.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts