Paralegal Secretary Resume Samples

Working in a law setting, a Paralegal Secretary communicates with the clients and public and completing relevant paperwork. Even though these professionals cannot give legal advice, they perform the following core tasks and responsibilities mentioned on the Paralegal Secretary Resume – conducting client interviews and maintaining general contact with the clients, locating and interviewing witnesses, conducting investigations, statistical and documentary research, conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, correspondence and pleadings, authoring and signing correspondence, and attending executing of wills, real estate closings, and depositions.

Even though the job is not technical in nature, the following skills are expected from those seeking this role – knowledge of the constitution, legal terminology, regulations, and court systems, knowledge of MS Office, and the ability to work with legal technology, working knowledge of litigation management software systems, and the ability to multitask. A legal secretary certification or diploma is needed.

Paralegal Secretary Resume example

Paralegal Secretary Resume

Objective : Seeking a position as an intern or paralegal with a company utilizing exceptional office management skills and brilliant educational background in law to assist in orchestrating a smooth flow of legal operations. Ethics, abilities, of significant benefit in achieving company goals and objectives.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Access, WordPerfect, QuickBooks PowerPoint Billing And Coding 60 WPM.

Description :

    1. Maintained, sorted open logs any incoming calls and mail to staff, and attaches correspondence to the case.
    2. Responsible for calendars for an assigned attorney to ensure no scheduling conflicts and to inform the Attorney of the court-imposed deadline.
    3. Kept check on pending cases to court.
    4. Avoid default in filing pleadings, and maintain court dockets and diaries.
    5. Accountable for carrying out legal research drafting legal documents, case preparation, investigation.
    6. Prepared, formated, filed, and arranged for service of legal documents and exhibits in local administrative hearings and state and federal superior, district, and appellate court cases.
    7. Screened incoming office phone calls, email, faxes, and mail and, pursuant to department policy, direct documents and communications to the appropriate attorney or another staff member.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Junior
                          Education
                          Education
                          BS


                          Paralegal Secretary Resume

                          Objective : Worked with a team of internal and external attorneys, policy experts, and researchers to support their work analyzing election and voting laws, providing legal guidance to the organization and state officials, and bringing litigation to protect elections, voting, and democracy.

                          Skills : Legal research tools, such as Lexis/Nexis or Westlaw, Excellent research, writing, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.

                          Description :

                            1. Interpreted regulations and policies.
                            2. Analyzed and evaluated case files against litigation worthiness standards.
                            3. Noted and corrected case file deficiencies (e.g., missing documents, inconsistent material, leads not investigated) before sending the case on to the concerned trial attorney.
                            4. Reviewed and analyzed available precedents relevant to cases under consideration for use in presenting case summaries to trial attorneys.
                            5. Gathered, sorted, classified, and interpreted data to discover patterns of possible discriminatory activity.
                            6. Interviewed relevant Agency personnel and potential witnesses to gather information.
                            7. Participated in discovery and may testify in court concerning relevant data.
                            8. Assisted in the day-to-day management of legal operations.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Junior
                          Education
                          Education
                          Bachelors


                          Paralegal Secretary Resume

                          Summary : Seeks to obtain a position where one can use skills, knowledge, and hardworking ethic to benefit the employer and be of service to others.

                          Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Juris.

                          Description :

                            1. Reported to four paralegals in the litigation field.
                            2. Typed, transcribed confidential letters, memos, deposition abstracts, timesheets, landscaped various reports, and organized pleadings and correspondence files.
                            3. Worked for various attorneys in the field of litigation, trust and estate, tax, corporate, real estate, and patent trademark.
                            4. Answered phones, dictation, transcribing letters, memos, typed forms, special reports, and timesheets.
                            5. Maintained various files, organized pleadings index and compilations opened new client files, made hotel and travel arrangements, ordered supplies.
                            6. Kept attorneys updated on current events such as firm meetings, luncheons, practice group meetings, and interviews, xeroxing, and faxing out various documents.
                            7. Assisted with case planning, development, and management.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          10+ Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Senior
                          Education
                          Education
                          Administration

                          Paralegal Secretary Resume

                          Summary : Administrative support 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 : Case Management, Legal Research, Senior planning, Research Skills.

                          Description :

                            1. Researched cases using Lexis Data Base.
                            2. Worked closely with the attorney with drafting memos of law and briefs.
                            3. Met with clients to go over their issues and why they were filing Bankruptcy.
                            4. Filed chapter 7&13 Bankruptcy Forms with the approval of the attorney.
                            5. Worked closely with the courts to set up calendar dates for cases.
                            6. Handled the attorney's travel arrangements, client's fees, and minutes.
                            7. Handled heavy filing and phones.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          10+ Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Senior
                          Education
                          Education
                          B.S

                          Paralegal Secretary Resume

                          Objective : Ambitious, focused administrative medical assistant looking for a challenging position that will allow me to utilize my skills and provide opportunities for growth within the company.

                          Skills : Microsoft Office, Exel, PowerPoint, Photoshop.

                          Description :

                            1. Organize and prioritize workload.
                            2. Electronically file documents.
                            3. Proof documents and submit them to the boss.
                            4. Coordinated and scheduled telephone conferences.
                            5. Composed and revised documents, including letters and tax documents.
                            6. Photocopied all correspondence, documents, and other printed material.
                            7. Prepared accountings in accordance with state law in conservatorship cases.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          0-2 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Entry Level
                          Education
                          Education
                          Paralegal experience

                          Paralegal Secretary Resume

                          Objective : Have experience in administrative, secretarial, retail, customer service, marketing, social work, and receptionist duties. Computer proficient and can type up to 65 WPM.

                          Skills : Bilingual In Spanish, Planning Skills.

                          Description :

                            1. Translated classified information for lawyers to Spanish-speaking clients and potential clients in-person and by phone.
                            2. Monitored correspondence via telephone, email, and mail to clients and medical providers on pre-litigation files.
                            3. Scanned, copied, and fax important documents for client files.
                            4. Maintained and monitored a large volume of pre-litigation files in a timely manner.
                            5. Maintained daily calendar and diaries for firms and lawyers.
                            6. Multi-tasked accurate and immediate client services in a fast-paced environment.
                            7. Trained and educated new employees regarding office duties, file monitoring, and software usage.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Junior
                          Education
                          Education
                          BA In Communication

                          Paralegal Secretary Resume

                          Headline : Researched and compiles case-related materials for use in the preparation of legal opinions, for use in the preparation of legal recommendations by Disciplinary Officers.

                          Skills : Computer , Teaching, Communication.

                          Description :

                            1. Created and filled documents with court systems, and met with clients with an aide of attorney.
                            2. Answered incoming and outgoing calls, arranged for the delivery of legal paperwork, responsible for collecting the bills and medical records.
                            3. Typed legal documents.
                            4. Answered phones, and Scheduling Appointments and court dates, and Client Billing Filing case files.
                            5. Performed legal and factual research.
                            6. Filed and Prepared Legal Documents.
                            7. Provided support to four high-volume paralegals, including producing correspondence and legal documents and tracking docket deadlines.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            Bachelors

                            Paralegal Secretary Resume

                            Objective : Looking to obtain a position in an established company that would both challenge and utilize organizational and professional experience.

                            Skills : Customer Service, Windows Xp, Windows, Marketing.

                            Description :

                              1. Maintained domestic and foreign patent and trademark case files.
                              2. Filed documents with the USPTO, including the electronic filing of patent applications.
                              3. Drafted and typed grammatically correct office memos.
                              4. Processed and distributed invoices to bill clients.
                              5. Ran the day-to-day operations of the office.
                              6. Answered phones, accommodated attorneys for any and all specific needs throughout the night.
                              7. Assisted as backup supervisor, assigned 2nd shift secretaries and proofreader to evening assignments.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            Legal Diploma

                            Paralegal Secretary Resume

                            Objective : Highly motivated, results-oriented, self-starter prepared to make an immediate impact. Able to manage time effectively, meet project deadlines, and work independently.

                            Skills : Conflict Resolution, Fast/Adaptive Learning, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Statistical Analysis, Budgeting.

                            Description :

                              1. Prepared affidavits or other documents, maintained document files, and filed pleadings with court clerks.
                              2. Gathered and analyzed research data such as statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes, and documents.
                              3. Interview witnesses and administrative duties.
                              4. Perform real-estate law case files, commercial law, & Bankruptcy law.
                              5. Prepares and reviews amendments, leases sublease, or purchases & closing documents to help an attorney with assignments.
                              6. Responsible for helping their clients to become naturalized citizens or legal residents.
                              7. Immigration paralegals do many of the tasks that other types of paralegals do including preparing forms.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            A.A. in Legal Secretarial

                            Paralegal Secretary Resume

                            Objective : Looking to utilize skills and strengths, accept challenges, be part of a team that will assist in enhancing the quality of people's lives, and assist in leading an organization to reach its fullest potential.

                            Skills : Paralegal work, Legal affairs, General office support.

                            Description :

                              1. Researched laws related to client matters and collected documents.
                              2. Maintained, sorted, opened, logged any incoming calls and mail to staff, and attaches correspondence to case files and related materials needed for action.
                              3. Responsible for calendars for an assigned attorney to ensure no scheduling conflicts and to inform Attorney (s) of court-imposed deadlines.
                              4. Scheduled court appearances, assemble documents and exhibits.
                              5. Kept checking on pending cases to avoid default in filing pleadings and maintain court dockets and diaries.
                              6. Visa acquisition (worker and student) to family residence requirements including jus soli' (birthright citizenship laws unique to a few countries such as America) laws.
                              7. Performed secretarial duties using legal terminology, procedures, and documents.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            A.A. in Legal