Senior Legal Assistant Resume Samples

A Senior Legal Assistant is hired to handle complex legal assignments that require extensive paralegal skills, knowledge, and experience. A well-drafted Senior Legal Assistant Resume describes the following core duties and tasks – securing evidence and documentation relating to legal issues; researching state and federal laws, conducting and analyzing results of legal research and applying to current cases, supervising and reviewing the work of assistants; composing memoranda, drafts and pleadings by dealing with legal subject matter that needs considerable judgment and discretion; interviewing a witness to get relevant information, and preparing synopses and summaries, and preparing reports of internal caseloads and timing.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – comprehensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and terminologies of the country’s law; skillful in writing complex legal documents and reports; skillful in understanding confidential communication and knowledge of all legalities and procedures involved of every case. An associate’s degree and years of experience working as a legal assistant are mandatory for this role.

Senior Legal Assistant Resume example

Senior Legal Assistant Resume

Headline : Senior Legal Assistant/Paralegal with extensive experience in state and federal litigation, including all labor and employment law and general litigation. Experienced in supporting senior and managing attorneys. Seeking to be part of legal team practice or corporate legal department.

Skills : Recruiting/Retention, Presentations, Coordination of.

Description :

    1. Associated law firms, including: Fears & Nachawati, Baron & Budd, Susman & Godfrey, Law offices of Brian Loncar, Audet & Partners LLP, Panish Shea & Boyle LLP, Milberg LLP, Lockridge Grindal Nauen LLP, Hagens Berman, Parisi & Havens LLP, Strange & Carpenter, Law offices of Scott Kamber, Gregory Johnson PC, Alan Himmelfarb, and Ostott & Jameson.
    2. Coordinated office functions daily including client case management, monitor billing and accounts payable and receivable.
    3. Supervised administrative and word processing staff.
    4. Maintained/ordered office supplies; maintain correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, calendars, emails and client inventory.
    5. Conducted thorough research of federal and state statutes, using internet and law libraries.
    6. Applied court opinions, statutes and court rules in writing/preparing legal documents for course of action on complex internet/privacy cases.
    7. Served as project manager for casework and litigation support.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Senior Legal Assistant III Resume

Objective : To secure a position that will allow to contribute to company growth and profitability and where will be able to integrate in-house real estate paralegal experience, analytical abilities, interpersonal communication skills.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Elite Webview, Odyssey File And Serve, Typing 95+ WPM.

Description :

    1. Provided legal and office support to General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel in Corporate Affairs Legal department.
    2. Spearheaded creation of new filing system and online document sharing.
    3. Assisted in the handling of major transactions, doing research and gathering of documents, corporate governance/SEC issues, and commercial litigation.
    4. Assisted with board resolution and committee related matters, as well as various treasury matters.
    5. Made domestic and international travel arrangements and formulated itineraries.
    6. Prepared and submitted travel and expense reports using PeopleSoft.
    7. Handled corporate jet and car service requests.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Organizational Leadership


Senior Legal Assistant II Resume

Summary : Over 20 practicing law in Seattle and with the United States Army. Ideal job is working for government at any level. Dedication, responsible and always looking to share knowledge and gain experience.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Office, Outlook, Lotus Notes, Virtual File Management, IPortal, CLCS, ACBS, SHAW And Provenir Management Software.

Description :

    1. Initiated, negotiated, and finalized eviction proceedings under Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines and Washington State Landlord Tenant Act and specifically the Unlawful Detainer Stature.
    2. Assisted the public in accessing records maintained by SHA.
    3. Received and responded to subpoenas for SHA.
    4. Received complaints, conducts investigation, and responds on behalf of the General Counsel.
    5. Coordinated requests for grievance hearings under the law, HUD regulations and SHA guidelines.
    6. Received, analyzed and investigated civil rights complaints on SHA's behalf.
    7. Interviewed witnesses; gathered and catalogs evidence; inspects document pertaining to civil rights complaints.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
JD

Senior Legal Assistant I Resume

Headline : Legal Assistant-Paralegal experience in Corporate Law Practice, Family Law-Domestic Relations, Litigation with a strong concentration in Discovery; Extensive paralegal experience in Leases, Contracts and Trademark Practice; Real Estate and Property Experience; Human Resources: Search Committees, Presentation Assistance, Involvement in Grievance Procedures, Hiring and Training Federal Work Study Students.

Skills : Legal Assistant, Administrative, Paralegal, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Office, Filesite, Sharepoint, Aderant, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Monitored application process to registration, prepare responses to any office actions; obtain trademark specimens for registered trademarks.
    2. Maintained and renewed all University trademarks by filing renewal affidavits and declarations with specimens; maintain trademark chart for currency and status of trademarks and trademarks to lapse.
    3. Reviewed weekly publication, The Official Gazette, for trademark infringements.
    4. Reviewed specimens for brand building and report ideas/suggestions to senior administration in marketing/creative services.
    5. Membered of Licensing Advisory Committee.
    6. Requested all applicable records from appropriate University departments; review, redact and produce records as subpoenaed; prepare correspondence; review Motions to Quash.
    7. Responded to all records requests and subpoenas for employee and student records.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Assistant Senior Legal Assistant Resume

Headline : An Executive Assistant position in a fast-paced goal driven business or professional environment with opportunities for professional growth and development.

Skills : Windows 7; Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 And 2010; MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; SAP Netweaver; SharePoint; Adobe Acrobat; Goldmine; Advent Portfolio Exchange; Concur; WinZip; Internet.

Description :

    1. Researched and verified highly confidential information regarding corporate, financial, corporate executives and personnel for the preparation and submission of annual professional liability insurance renewal applications for seven lines of coverage, i.e., E&O, D&O, Fiduciary, etc.
    2. Entrusted with highly sensitive and confidential information related to the job responsibilities of the Chief Compliance Officer.
    3. Revised and distributed minutes of various Corporate Board and Committee meetings for PMI and its subsidiaries.
    4. Provided follow-up to ensure the implementation of actions/decisions made at Board, Committee, and Legal Department meetings.
    5. Responsible for Canadian regulatory compliance and licensing for PMI Canada.
    6. Prepared Regulatory & Compliance Reports for the Board meetings of PMI Canada.
    7. Calendared and provided follow-up on corporate, legal and/or litigation deadlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Associate Senior Legal Assistant Resume

Summary : Senior Legal Assistant, Training Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, Detailed Oriented, Excellent Oral & Written Communication Skills, Outstanding Customer Service, Proficient in Microsoft Office, Quick Books,.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Paralegal, 10-Key, Account Management, Receptionist, Records Management, Accounting, Excel, Payroll, Leadership Development, Legal Terminology, Medical Terminology, Medical Records, Customer Service , Customer Relationship Management.

Description :

    1. Analyzed research, developed, reviewed and evaluated a full range of cases that involve complex and technical issue.
    2. Analyzed all cases by the request for hearing held under title II, XVI, XVIII (part A) of the Social Security Act, as amended.
    3. Comprehensively weighed the evidence to make certain that Aged Cases, Teri Cases (terminally ill) and dire need cases are given priority to secure that all evidence of records are electronically formatted in exhibit formation, and all steps of the process are handled in an expeditious manner.
    4. Provided technical assistance and advice to the Administrative Law Judges (ALJ's) during review and analysis of the electronic cases pre and post hearing to ensure that the case is ready for hearing.
    5. Independently investigated 60 to 70, electronic cases to assure that all analysis and relevant information has been submitted into the electronic case file.
    6. Reviewed the strengths and weaknesses of each case, as well as the evidence to assure that all discrepancies and conflicting evidence are corrected and that all the laws and regulations that govern and support the conclusions, which will be in the electronic case file when submitted for the final decision.
    7. Scheduled for three Administrative Law Judges 40-75 cases per judge.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates Degree

Associate/Senior Legal Assistant I Resume

Summary : Experienced administrative professional with excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communication skills. Dedicated hard worker with a reputation as a dependable and accountable employee. Intelligent professional with a strong desire to help both clients and colleagues.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Best Case, Fluent In Spanish, Fluent In Spanish.

Description :

    1. Assisted legal teams with management of litigation databases and electronic discovery issues.
    2. Managed document collection, document review, document production, document imaging, document coding, electronic discovery conversion, and case room organization for litigations.
    3. Hired and managed related vendors of litigation services.
    4. Managed collection of paper and electronic materials at client offices.
    5. Made preparations for hearings and trial.
    6. Organized materials and assisted attorneys in court.
    7. Hired and managed vendors of trial services.
    8. Designed and maintained MS Access, iConect and Introspect databases to manage litigation documents and relevant information.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In History

Senior Legal Assistant/Administrative Resume

Summary : Accomplished and dedicated executive assistant with over 10 years experience supporting high-level executive management and their executive team. Trustworthy and maintains confidentiality. Works well under pressure and remains calm in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Proficient In MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Matter Management Software, Concur, Access, Visio, Business Objects, SharePoint. Demonstrates Excellent Communication , Including Verbal And Writing. Possesses Outstanding Comprehension.

Description :

    1. Provided organizational and legal secretarial assistance to the General Counsel and Secretary and various attorneys within the department by coordinating and prioritizing the daily activities of the General Counsel, including day to day calendar management, meeting preparation, travel arrangements and expense processing.
    2. Provided assistance to the Secretary with keeping the Company's corporate books and records, draft and maintain records for the officer and director appointments.
    3. Prepared board resolutions, consents and secretary certificates.
    4. Drafted board agenda, presentations and prepare board meeting materials.
    5. Assisted with the tracking of trademark applications and approved marks.
    6. Prepared correspondent client contract documents.
    7. Generated and composed reports, memos and letters.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate Of Completion In Banking

Senior Legal Assistant/Executive Resume

Summary : Docketing and Deadlines Business Writing Legal Research File Organization Templates and Reports Court Records Corporate Records Notary Contracts.

Skills : Work effectively with clients. Able to identify needs,.

Description :

    1. Corresponded with domestic and foreign counsel with respect to patent prosecution and other matters.
    2. Prepared and submited patent prosecution documents, transmittals, IDS and new applications via EFS Web.
    3. Provided relevant documents to the team (e.g., US and foreign patents/applications and prior art).
    4. Performed legal and non-legal research.
    5. Prepared daily, monthly, quarterly summary reports.
    6. Maintained and filed physical documents.
    7. Supported Executives with all administrative and office management tasks.
    8. Performed monthly bookkeeping and accounting tasks.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Communications

Senior Legal Assistant Resume

Summary : Accomplished and dedicated executive assistant with over 10 years experience supporting high-level executive management and their executive team. Trustworthy and maintains confidentiality. Works well under pressure and remains calm in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Proficient In MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Matter Management Software, Concur, Access, Visio, Business Objects, SharePoint. Demonstrates Excellent Communication , Including Verbal And Writing. Possesses Outstanding Comprehension.

Description :

    1. Coordinated logistics with facilities for all department moves.
    2. Interfaced with senior level management, outside counsel and vendors in a professional manner that is consistently best in class.
    3. Drafted and proofread correspondence, email, and memoranda for signature, as needed.
    4. Organized, managed, and maintained corporate, legal and litigation files, as well as legal database.
    5. Trained new legal assistant on FERPA and subpoena review/response procedure Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests - Review incoming FOIA requests for adequacy.
    6. Determined and identify University Departments holding records; calculate deadlines, costs and responses.
    7. Communicated to departments to gather and review documentation (redact as may be necessary) to provide responses.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate Of Completion In Banking