Litigation Secretary Resume Samples

A Litigation Secretary takes charge of general administrative tasks at the litigation attorney’s office. The job duties include filing legal documents, handling client communication, and maintaining billing records. The Litigation Secretary Resume indicates the following core duties – helping in gathering and organizing data behind legal proceedings, formatting briefs, pleadings, and other legal documents; keeping track of attorney time records; filing legal documents; transcribing dictations, corresponding with clients; and maintaining calendars.

As the job involves dealing with lawsuits, the job applicants are expected to be detail-oriented, demonstrate proficiency in data management software, possess excellent written and verbal skills; be familiar with court procedures, and show proficiency and fluency in fast typing. Qualifications may vary, but to the minimum, an associate’s degree in paralegal studies or possessing certification in legal assisting can enhance employment prospects.

Litigation Secretary Resume example

Litigation Secretary Resume

Objective : A Legal Secretary with eight years of experience with the diversity from the areas of personal injury and insurance defense litigation.

Skills : Legal Assistant, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepped clients for depositions and recorded statements.
    2. Completed all PIP documents for all clients. In charge of updating all attorney calendars daily.
    3. Performed office tasks such as scanning, faxing, filing, and proofreading emails.
    4. Set up insurance PIP claims with all insurance companies.
    5. Prepared settlement demands from beginning to end for settlement offers.
    6. Supported one Partner and one Senior Associate at this mid-size medical malpractice insurance defense law firm.
    7. Prepared State Court filings; preparing Judicial Council forms.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice


Litigation Secretary III Resume

Summary : Able to obtain hands-on experience in using the Quick book accounting system working with numbers. Maintained attorney calendars including calendaring of litigation deadlines.

Skills : Legal Solutions, Wave Pedal Transcription.

Description :

    1. Served documents by mail, personal and overnight service.
    2. Scanned and saved documents to iManage, Draft general correspondence.
    3. Prepared motions, briefs, and discovery shells.
    4. Assisted with preparation filing of motions, pleadings, and other legal/court documentation.
    5. Prepared correspondence and proofread documents.
    6. Formatted documents using styles, generated TOC/TOA.
    7. Created discovery shells; prepared trial binders, maintained files.
    8. Provided secretarial services to staff attorney Organized filing system Summarized deposition transcripts for a pre-trial review.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate


Litigation Secretary I Resume

Objective : Professional rapport and having open lines of communication with all work are important to create trust and production within an organization.

Skills : Relationship Management, Excellent Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Supported six attorneys from administrative functions to State and Federal and Appellate court filings.
    2. Prepared pleadings and Judicial Council forms for various counties within Northern and Southern California.
    3. Researched applicable citations for specific cases. Trained administrative staff new hires.
    4. Performed secretarial duties for name Partner including the processing of documents related to DHCR matters and implemented tickler system.
    5. Supervised and maintained all office personnel consisting of secretaries, receptionists, and office services staff.
    6. Responsible for office bookkeeping duties including payroll, accounts payable, and receivables.
    7. Developed and implemented office procedures and improved efficiency in all aspects of the business.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA

Litigation Secretary/Representative Resume

Summary : Detail oriented, reliable and able to work well under pressure and deadlines. Proficient in various software programs, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Legal Solutions, NetDocs.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Supported shareholders and three associates, including time entry, monthly billing, arranging travel, scheduling conferences.
    2. Prepared PowerPoint presentations and expenditure reports for travel and other expenses.
    3. Finalized legal pleadings and correspondence for accuracy and format.
    4. Prepared pleadings, briefs, and exhibits for filing or e-filing in all courts.
    5. Prepared position statements and exhibits to be filed with administrative agencies.
    6. Prepared initial drafts of simple pleadings for attorney's review.
    7. Maintained filing system in paper and through our document management system.
    8. Assisted attorneys with depositions and trial preparation, including preparing exhibits.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Legal Studies

Litigation Secretary/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Legal secretaries work in law offices and perform secretarial tasks that are specific to the law field.

Skills : Excellent Team Player, Organizer And File Manager.

Description :

    1. Responsible for two senior associates who work in different fields of law.
    2. Created, prepared, and edited various types of pleadings.
    3. Managed all documents, court filings, and input Outlook trial calendar deadlines.
    4. Communicated with various courts and clerks to set various types of hearing dates.
    5. Worked closely with the attorney service to ensure all court documents are filed on time.
    6. Prepared binders for meetings, mediations, or trial.
    7. Handled all court appointments, rescheduling, and cancellations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Arts

Litigation Secretary/Analyst Resume

Summary : Dedicated and accurate with extensive experience in legal and financial services, with reputation for high attention to detail, effective problem-solving and competency.

Skills : Multi-telephone Systems, Copiers.

Description :

    1. Assisted counsel primarily in the area of insurance defense.
    2. Strong organizational and communication skills.
    3. Interfaced with all levels of court administrators, outside counsel, and clients.
    4. Able to prioritize workload in a professional manner.
    5. Required motivation and attention to detail.
    6. Responsible for administrative duties for Supervising Partner/Hiring Partner of the firm which included opening new cases.
    7. Responsible for typing and keeping confidential information with respect to upper-level partners' meetings and attorney performance evaluations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Arts

Litigation Secretary/Executive Resume

Summary : Secure a professional position in Events where there is potential for upward mobility and career growth and where training and experience will be of value and fully utilized.

Skills : Office Management, Administrative Support, Legal.

Description :

    1. Performed secretarial duties for three attorneys such as transmittal emails, letters, and other communications.
    2. Scheduled appointments for clients, office meetings, and travel arrangements.
    3. Opened new cases, draft engagement letters, compile contact information, file organization, and docket deadlines.
    4. Assisted in finalizing pleadings and exhibits for electronic court filings, arrange for depositions and court reporters.
    5. Maintained and organized client cases for pleadings, witnesses, and document production.
    6. Gathered marketing materials for the securities industry and research via the Internet and other databases.
    7. Reviewed and finalized billable time for invoicing and follow up with clients/vendors for remittance.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Banking

Lead Litigation secretary Resume

Headline : To continue the growth of professional skills in a challenging work environment. Responsible for processing and submitting all warrant requests to the Marshal and responsibility for supervision.

Skills : Electronic Filing, Pacer, Word Processing, Calendaring.

Description :

    1. Set up and managed all matters from inception to closing.
    2. Created miscellaneous correspondence such as compliance letters, denial letters, claim letters, subpoenas, and open records responses.
    3. Assisted with drafting of motions and responses to discovery.
    4. Assisted with preparation of appellate briefs by formatting, checking citation, table of authorities, and table of contents.
    5. Responsible for entering all deadlines using Outlook and City Law.
    6. Relocated to California to become the primary caregiver to mother with Alzheimer's disease.
    7. Reviewed, organized, and indexed extensive backlog of documents and incorporated into appropriate case filing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Paralegal Certificate

Associate Litigation Secretary Resume

Summary : Comprehensive file management from intake to appeal. Excellent statistical and analytical skills. Particularly effective in coordinating, organizing and prioritizing.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Management.

Description :

    1. Assigned to two partners and one litigation attorney in asbestos and insurance defense litigation.
    2. Prepared law and motion documents for filing such as a motion for summary judgment, opposition, & reply.
    3. Filed federal legal documents in relation to MDL or cases via ECF/pacer.
    4. Prepared table of contents (TOC), table of authorities (TOA) in a pleading.
    5. Filed motions and compiled accompanying exhibits to file.
    6. Prepared proof of service on discovery requests and responses.
    7. Served subpoena with notices to expert witnesses and non-party witnesses.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

Asst. Litigation Secretary Resume

Objective : Extensive experience in insurance defense and state- and federal-based civil litigation process, from pre-litigation to post-trial procedures.

Skills : Management, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Drafted pleadings, discovery documents, and internal memoranda.
    2. Transcribed from shorthand notes and Dictaphone tapes.
    3. Prepared attorney timesheets and expense files. Logistically handled extensive travel arrangements.
    4. Efficiently maintained attorneys' calendars and coordinated meetings.
    5. Prepared and processed legal documents, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.
    6. Organized and maintained documents, and case files.
    7. Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Litigation Secretary Resume

Headline : Semi-retired and would like to continue working in the legal field. Professional and organized with an in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles, office computer skills.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Organized.

Description :

    1. Prepared and formatted correspondence, pleadings, discovery and memos, trial, and hearing binders.
    2. Prepared and uploaded documents for filing in ECF.
    3. Uploaded documents into a file management system.
    4. Ordered patent histories from USPTO website.
    5. Performed administrative functions including itemizing expense reports, time entry input into Elite.
    6. Scheduled meetings and travel arrangements.
    7. Performed secretarial duties for partners and associates as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Management