A Senior Legal Secretary works as a secretary and as an administrative assistant for attorneys or at the law office. Certain core tasks seen on the Senior Legal Secretary Resume include the following – performing traditional secretarial tasks such as typing, dictation, answering the phones, keeping track of calendars and schedules; handling matters such as document production and preparing trial binders; providing administrative support to lawyers; greeting visitors and performing initial screening; attending trails and typing minutes; writing case briefs and synopses of depositions, and testimony; sourcing and verifying case intelligence; preserving updated case record systems; and facilitating the meeting of deadlines through timely reminders.
Apart from proven work experience, the following skills are also required – knowledge of legal terminologies, regulations, court system and constitution; knowledge of MS Office and the ability to work with legal technology such as court-filing computer systems, Dictaphone and transcription; working knowledge of litigation management software systems, and the ability to multitask. A degree and a Legal Secretary Certification is a must for this role.
Summary : To obtain a position that will fully utilize experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.Duties included word processing, filing, composed letters in Spanish and English, preparation and filing of legal documents and daily client contact, meeting scheduling & calendaring meetings, travel arrangements and event planning specifically for Midwest Regional Counsel and other secretarial/office manager related responsibilities.
Skills : Typing Speed: 70 Words Per Minute, Proficient In And.
Supervised eight busy attorneys with their practices.
Provided day-to-day supervision to subordinate administrative staff; ensure a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment which supports achieving objectives and service expectations; provide leadership and participate in programs and activities that promote a positive office environment.
Established work procedures and standards to improve efficiency and effectiveness of assigned operations.
Served as liaison with other Divisions, to accomplish smooth administrative operations.
Knowledged of agency mission.
programed, strategic planed, goals and objectives, timeliness and timing of key program events, and milestones.
Analyzed and organized the flow of work to ensure its expeditious processing.
Bachelor's In Business
Senior Legal Secretary III Resume
Summary : Serves as the lead administrative assistant within the Area Law Office; ensures full office coverage, coordinates across, multiple locations, and arranges office budgeting and supply orders. Provides guidance and training to other administrate.
Reporters and interpreters if necessary. Maintain attorney calendar including.
Examinations, court designated hearings and travel arrangements. Retain court.
compose various legal documentation including pleadings,.
Discovery, subpoenas and correspondence. Summarize discovery responses and draft standard discovery motions. Schedule depositions, medical.
Provides telephone and e-mail support for administrative procedures and normal processing times associated in a legal.
Implements and adheres to procedures for archiving subject matter files and records for the assigned unit; retrieves.
Screens routine mail, faxes and a variety of incoming legal documents related to cases, projects and litigation; answers.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Senior Legal Secretary I Resume
Summary : Dedicated Professional seeking to obtain a challenging and responsible position as an Administrative Assistant in a facility where I can apply experience, knowledge, excellent interpersonal skills and education. I display a dedication and determination in all endeavors with diligent attention to detail for optimal end results.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Transcription, Stellant, Oracle, RiskMaster, Acrobat, Database Management, Sharepoint, Word, Political Reporting, Abacus, Acrobat, Excel, Human Resources, Recruiting, Word, Business Intelligence, Lucernex.
Initially hired as floater secretary for six attorneys before being promoted to senior secretary with working directly for two partners including managing partner.
Transcribed all dictation and successfully coordinate up to 26 files per day.
Activities included drafting correspondence, transcribing letters/pleadings, calendaring appearances and interfacing with both clients and opposing counsel on variety of issues.
Supervised work flow of file clerks, entered all new file information into Access database and assemble reports every month for distribution to corporate office.
Scheduled depositions, medical appointments and worked with opposing counsel and co-defendants on all aspects of subrogation files.
Consistently exceeded expectations by delivering assigned projects within 24 hours despite an accepted 5-day turnaround time.
Successfully coordinated myriad activities without compromising performance.
Real Estate License
Assistant Senior Legal Secretary Resume
Headline : Outcome oriented and resourceful with strong administrative and communication skills, proven ability to effectively analyze and logically perform duties in a professional and responsible manner, and exceptional attention to details in diverse, fast-paced environments.
Skills : Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio.
Moved to Paul Hastings with IP Litigation Group from Skadden Arps.
Supported two partners and four associates in all aspects of IP patent litigation.
Drafted and edited correspondence, memoranda, pleadings and other legal documents.
Filed documents electronically with federal courts, both public and under seal.
Accessed patents, litigation information from state and federal courts, file wrappers, patent histories and other patent related documents.
Transcribed taped interviews, telephone conferences, and dictated documents and correspondence.
Prepared client information and performed research on prospective clients for marketing pitches.
Real Estate License
Associate Senior Legal Secretary Resume
Headline : Compassionate and empathetic mental health professional Person centered and cognitive behavioral orientations Mental health professional dedicated to providing exceptional care and devising creative treatment plans for adults dealing with substance abuse issues.
Skills : MS Word, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint.
Processed appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
Received and placed telephone calls to clients Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
Transcribed legal documents and phone conversations.
Scheduled all appointments, appearances and briefings.
Filed documents with the courts on behalf of the attorney.
Organized files for court proceedings.
Obtained signatures from attorneys for legal documents.
Master Of Science
Assistant Senior Legal Secretary Resume
Summary : As a military spouse and mother, having to relocate multiple times, determination and adaptability are characteristics that best describe me.
Handled criminal cases, domestic cases, court appointed cases and Guardian ad litem cases for two attorneys Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system.
Prepared for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits.
Prepared legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals and wills.
Filed pleadings with court clerk.
Directed and coordinated law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
Prepared and processed legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.
Scheduled and make appointments.
Associate Senior Legal Secretary I Resume
Summary : Handled all legal documentation and calendaring and heavy typing of contracts and proposals, Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records.
Prepared and distributed invoices to bill clients or pay account expenses.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Notary Public.
Assisted shareholder in labor and employment litigation and two litigation associates.
Included heavy transcription; entering billing time entries; creating and revising pleadings; preparing expense reports; liaison between billing partner and other attorneys regarding proper billing procedures.
Assisted Managing Partner specializing in labor and employment law - litigation department.
Included creating and revising pleadings, e-filing, managing petty cash account; organizing office events; corresponding with the Washington, DC office regarding human resources issues; reviewing attorneys' expense reports for accuracy and heavy transcription.
Assisted shareholder and co-counsel specializing in business and finance.
Included submitting filings to the SEC; reviewing monthly client billing reports for accuracy; coordinating time and expense report transfers.
Responded to client concerns; scheduling meetings and coordinating travel.
BA In English
Senior Legal Secretary/Receptionist Resume
Objective : Motivated dependable Paralegal and Executive Assistant possessing a diverse skill set complimented with the ability to initiate appropriate action, follow direction and multitask. Adept working independently or in a team environment.
Skills : Microsoft, Salesforce, ACT.
Provided administrative support to PCS division of the Law Department, Marketing & Sales Group: including two Director level attorneys, an associate attorney and a senior legal analyst.
Supervised temporary assistants and trained new legal secretaries.
Experienced in Intellectual Property with patents, logos, and trademarks.
Experienced in Regulatory Law supporting two Directory level and one associate attorney.
Responsible for making travel arrangements for attorneys Manages and updates schedules, and coordinates meetings Schedules depositions and retains
Responsible for making travel arrangements for attorneys Scheduled independent medical examinations, depositions and retained court reporters Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for all clients.
Created, indexed and maintained client binders. Included review of monthly client billing reports; entering billing time entries; reviewing and revising documents and maintaining attorney calendars.
Associate Of Arts
Senior Legal Secretary Resume
Objective : To obtain a position utilizing experience, education, and ambition with the opportunity to learn and advance in a team oriented environment.
Skills : Excel, Customer Service, Sales, Word, Advertising, Bilingual, Computer , Data Entry, Employee Relations, Powerpoint, Quickbooks, Records Management, Scheduling, Spanish.
Consulted with clients on behalf of attorneys, provided attorney of case updates, resolved general issues clients and referred cases to outside counsel and non-profit agencies.
Assisted in reviewing new case intakes; follow up calls, correspondence and organized intake meetings.
Scheduled community meetings and prepared legal educational packets for client groups, schools and numerous Politicians and Community Leaders.
Supervised receptionist and paralegal.
Problem-solved a wide variety of issues including but not limited to coverage, workflow, adherence to Firm policies and procedures and performance related issues.
Worked with other support departments to assess and resolve office issues (training, employee records, accounting-invoices, mailroom, etc.).
Provided legal secretarial support to Midwest Regional Counsel and two staff attorneys.