Senior Paralegal Resume Samples

A Senior Paralegal will assist the attorneys with tasks such as – conducting legal research, preparing documents and other assignments and performing a high degree of legal assignments. A well-drafted Senior Paralegal Resume mentions the following duties – helping attorneys in acquiring information that is needed for the hearing, closing, and trials; analyzing information and investigating facts, preparing legal documents, and reports; researching complex legal matters, and interviewing the witness and supervising staffs. Part of job description also includes taking charge of office procedures pertaining to support staff.

As the job description for the post is tough to pigeonhole, the following skills are necessary – highly skillful in legal writing, documenting, and researching; preparing legal documents with utmost accuracy, well-versed with legal terminologies, laws, court jurisdictions, and judicial decisions; and outstanding time-management skills. A Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies and on-the-job training is needed to get qualified for this post.

Senior Paralegal Resume example

Senior Paralegal Resume

Objective : To find a challenging position as a paralegal where my strengths, experience and education will be beneficial to the firm or corporation.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Amicus Attorney.

Description :

    1. Served as a legal support resource for the banking and financial services needs of farmers, ranchers and other agri-businesses involving capital markets, real estate holdings, equipment financing, operating loans, facility leases and participation in rural investment bond projects.
    2. Served as the company's Board of Directors Election Coordinator.
    3. This effort involved independent planning and management of the election process for the client-owned cooperative organization.
    4. Included the planning and management of multiple client meetings, management of the voting/ballot process, redistricting planning and coordination for the company's regulatory requirements and Annual Meetings.
    5. Drafted and negotiated numerous legal agreements involving bond investment projects, operating loans, deeds, satisfactions and amendments to loan documentation in order to comply with company objectives as well as state and federal regulatory statutes, guidelines and legal requirements.
    6. Provided direct legal support to the company's Legislative Director on a variety of state and federal legislative and regulatory issues impacting agriculture, banking and agri-business needs of clients.
    7. Prepared all documentation required to form, merge and liquidate legal entities.
    8. Prepared and filed periodic reports and other documents related to financial statements, officer and director changes, and other corporate-related requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Senior Paralegal Specialist Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging position which will utilize my abilities to: learn quickly and directly apply the knowledge to current and future projects, maintain numerous projects at various stages and manage overlapping deadlines.

Skills : Computer Skills: Data entry and analysis, 55 WPM Typist.

Description :

    1. Hired to provide litigation and trial preparation expertise for national law firm specializing in personal injury cases with 5-6 offices nationwide and more than 300 employees.
    2. Served as Senior Paralegal in transportation practice group, leading 2 Paralegals and managing foreign clients for accidents outside of the US, including several case solicitations.
    3. Conducted comprehensive legal research and investigation and handled relations with co-counsel and opposing counsel.
    4. Drafted pleadings, discovery documents for domestic and international litigation, motions, memoranda, and contracts and prepared settlement documents through conclusion of cases.
    5. Obtained service of process in France, Brazil, Martinique, Colombia, and Panama by utilizing knowledge and protocols of Warsaw, Montreal, Inter-American, and Hague Conventions for inter-country business advancement and litigation.
    6. Achieved discovery responses through transmission of letters rogatory to French and Brazilian aircraft manufacturers following 2 years of effort working with foreign courts and US Central Authority.
    7. Developed reputation as go-to resource regarding complex discovery matters and civil appeals cases based on thorough understanding of appellate procedures.
    8. Initiated pursuit of attorney(tm)s lien to resolve acrimonious dispute and collected $27K in outstanding revenue.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Stenography


Junior/Senior Paralegal Resume

Objective : Currently serving as a senior paralegal at a family law firm, I have a passion for family law practice. experiences include traditional family law issues such as divorce matters, advocating against family violence on behalf of battered women, men, and children, and working alongside state departments for abused, neglected, and dependent children.

Skills : Proficient in Windows, MS Office Suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Word perfect.

Description :

    1. Advanced drafting experience for a wide range of legal documents including corporate formation and UCC filings, in addition to transactional documents such as closing checklists and real estate contracts, civil litigation and bankruptcy court pleadings.
    2. Conduct legal research and analyze legal issues under the direction of counsel.
    3. Create and maintain large databases of discovery, implement searches on internal and external document databases and systems.
    4. Assist in gathering information and documents from clients when necessary to respond to document requests and subpoenas; assist in drafting objections to subpoenas; compile and prepare materials and outlines for depositions and trial.
    5. Flexibility, composure and the demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle urgent tasks and requests simultaneously with a high level of competence and accuracy; ability to remain composed and professional under stressful circumstances; commitment to professional ethics and client confidentiality.
    6. Prepare summaries, chronologies, charts and tables to assist in complex litigation management.
    7. Prepare and perform trial presentations and assist counsel with trial preparation.
    8. Strong organizational, reasoning and research skills; excellent written and verbal communication abilities; sound judgment and attention to detail.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS In Paralegal Studies

Senior Paralegal Analyst Resume

Objective : Paralegal with over 15 years of work experience Work independently with minimal supervision to meet time sensitive deadlines Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills and an active team member.

Skills : MS.Word 2007, Summation Litigator Blaze 3.0, CaseVault Database 5.1, Case Tracker 2.5, Concordance 5.1, Lexis/Nexis, And Westlaw Next, Stratify Discovery Database, Ringtail/Attenex Document Review Database-8.0, Relativity, GEMS 8.0, Hcue, Costpoint And Clearwell.

Description :

    1. Provided support to the in-house legal department as a case manager for all legal disputes; areas of law include employment, immigration, commercial transactions, government contracts, and small and large litigation claims.
    2. Provided Project Management for one hundred or more E-discovery cases, tracked and monitored miscellaneous litigation and investigations with outside counsel with an objective of resolving these cases expeditiously and in a cost-efficient manner, responsible for the preparation, processing, review, and tracking of electronic documents for investigations and litigation discovery.
    3. Provided litigation project oversight, experienced in the chain of custody procedures and processes and issued five hundred or more litigation holds.
    4. Interviewed one hundred or more witnesses and key players to develop a factual basis for all legal matters.
    5. Negotiated ten or more service contracts with software and legal placement agencies.
    6. Assisted several business units with the development of work processes and procedures.
    7. Reviewed various contracts for the business units to ensure contracts were in compliance with the company's internal requirements.
    8. Maintained the legal records file room, assisted with E-filing for various legal matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Legal Studies

Senior Paralegal Assistant Resume

Summary : Able to lead teams and efficiently and effectively manage projects. High proficiency in contract creation and negotiations. Proven history of building and maintaining strong clientele relationships. Skilled researcher, critical thinker & problem solver.

Skills : Excellent Legal Research and Writing Skills, Westlaw, Lexis, Pacer & Internet Search, ECF Filing, MD Notary, etc.

Description :

    1. Prepared and initiates cases for legal action.
    2. Drafted various informative correspondence and legal documents including routine motions, responses, discovery requests and responsive productions, subpoenas, riders, witness disclosures, pre-trial memorandum, petitions and complaints.
    3. Conducted case law research Generated client billing statements, audited client accounts and managed all aspects of client account receivables.
    4. Reviewed Court Orders to determine compliance and initiated enforcement actions for compliance and other relief when necessary.
    5. Calendared client appointments, Court dates, deposition dates, and discovery deadlines.
    6. Calculated a valuation of the marital estate through Excel reports by imputing the martial and non -marital portions of the party's assets and liabilities.
    7. Drafted Financial Disclosure Statements accompanied with supportive documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

Senior Paralegal Associate Resume

Headline : Provided comprehensive training to all paralegals on negotiating and settling delinquent mortgage accounts and communicating with lenders, servicers and credit companies for pre and post foreclosed properties. Directly supervised a team of 10 paralegals responsible for managing foreclosed accounts for various lenders, servicers, credit companies and various attorneys in different states while monitoring for top productivity.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Notary Public.

Description :

    1. Provided comprehensive training to all paralegals on negotiating and settling delinquent mortgage accounts and communicating with lenders, servicers and credit companies for pre and post foreclosed properties.
    2. Quickly and accurately settled borrower's delinquent and foreclosed accounts for modifications, short sale, deed in lieu and cash for keys.
    3. Directly supervised a team of xx paralegals responsible for managing foreclosed accounts for various lenders, servicers, credit companies and various attorneys in different states while monitoring for top productivity.
    4. Efficiently converted all emailed and faxed documents to Adobe PDF for submission to client files to enhance organizational efforts.
    5. Provided exceptional customer service by answering questions from the public and explaining court procedures to involved parties.
    6. Delivered full support for attorneys by conducting extensive legal research, gathering relevant information for cases, creating key presentations and assisting in preparing for trials, hearings and closings.
    7. Responsible for properly drafting legal documents and handling confidential documents for shareholders.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Anthropology

Senior Paralegal Manager Resume

Headline : Extensive experience in Family law and can work without direct supervision. I have handled caseloads of over 60 files. I have 5 years experience with Personal Injury law, Medical Malpractice and Social Security Disability law as well. I have assisted with Criminal law cases on occasion.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe.

Description :

    1. Directly responsible for all aspects of paralegal operations, including operational law, military justice, legal assistance, administrative law and preventative law.
    2. Detailed to the National Guard Bureau's Office of Complex Investigations as an investigative agent operating throughout all 54 states and territories.
    3. Present legal briefs and host training sessions on relevant organizational topics for groups of up to 65 personnel, including both enlisted members and officers.
    4. Provide administrative and technical support to all administrative investigations conducted in the Vermont National Guard.
    5. Research information from multiple sources to provide necessary intelligence to various investigative agencies teams and organizations.
    6. Team leader for ongoing mission to fully integrate women into the Senegalese military.
    7. Conducted extensive research into laws of all 54 states and territories that have a National Guard during an overhaul of the Vermont military justice process and, subsequently, helped draft new regulations and forms during the alteration and creation of multiple state laws.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Senior Paralegal Lead Resume

Objective : Experienced, self-motivated, organized paralegal, familiar with all 88 counties of Ohio State Courts. Able to initiate, track and resolve pending litigation quickly and proficiently to maximize workflow.

Skills : State E-Filing, Microsoft, Word, Sage timeslips, Amicus, Quickbooks, several calendaring apps, Florida Notary.

Description :

    1. Consulted and advised case teams on best practices for the preparation of documents, matters relating to electronic discovery and how to best use the litigation support technologies to support their projects.
    2. Consulted with legal teams and clients on issues relating to selection of third party hosting vendors and evaluation of proprietary review platforms, proper document production formats and management of vendor bidding and selection process.
    3. Ensured that all assigned outsourced projects are on schedule and coordinating between vendors, Litigation Support staff, case teams, and approaching new needs or problems creatively and working with team members to provide effective support.
    4. Prepared weekly and monthly status reports for Settlement Board.
    5. Coordinated/managed vendors for printing, mailing, and processing court documents and document production.
    6. Wrote project specific RFPs to ensure proper vendor selection, pricing and work.
    7. Tracked and reported team hours and expenses, making suggestions to board to reduce cost.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Senior Paralegal III Resume

Summary : To obtain a position where I may utilize my writing, communication and organization skills. Interested in working in a fast-paced environment where I can contribute, yet be challenged, so as to expand my knowledge of said field.

Skills : MS.Word 2007, Summation Litigator Blaze 3.0, CaseVault Database 5.1, Case Tracker 2.5, Concordance 5.1, Lexis/Nexis, and Westlaw Next, Stratify Discovery Database, Ringtail/Attenex Document Review Database-8.0, Relativity, GEMS 8.0, Hcue, Costpoint and Clearwell.

Description :

    1. Prepared corporate planning documents for clients including, but not limited to, entity formation, corporate resolutions and corporate research.
    2. Prepared estate plans for clients including simple and complex trusts, wills, powers of attorneys and participated in probate and guardianship proceedings.
    3. Conducted client intake interviews and handled all communication with said clients.
    4. Explained complex estate and corporate plans to clients during signing appointments.
    5. Marketing Manager Worked directly with Senior Partner in the implementation and creation of internal and external marketing programs.
    6. Increased sales in first year by 10% as a result of implemented marketing strategy.
    7. Examples of work include creation of incentive program for employees, participation in networking and referral sources and providing additional legal information to current clients about changes in Estate Planning laws.
    8. Conducted presentations and took questions on Estate Planning at seminars given throughout the CSRA.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Senior Paralegal II Resume

Summary : Experienced Certified Paralegal focused and results oriented in supporting complex, deadline driven operations; strong ability to identify goals and priorities and resolve issues in initial stages.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Access, Visio, BowneFile16, Administrative Logins: UBS Option Database, CSC Entity Management, Registrar & Transfer Company for Share Movement,.

Description :

    1. Organize, maintain records, corporate governance and database for domestic and international subsidiaries.
    2. Support corporate restructurings, including assisting with the formation, merger or dissolution of entities.
    3. Support SEC reporting function, including assisting with 8-K's, 10-Q's 10-K's and the annual proxy statement.
    4. Assist with coordination of the board, committee and annual stockholders meetings.
    5. Support M&A transactions, including assisting with due diligence, virtual data rooms, closings and closing documents, and post-closing integration efforts.
    6. Interface with many internal groups (e.g., corporate development, corporate finance, internal audit, tax, international teams) and outside counsel to provide corporate information and general corporate assistance.
    7. Address numerous miscellaneous corporate matters and inquiries including subpoena and complaint processing.
    8. Responsible for drafting documents, including all board minutes and consents and maintaining records.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AAS In Paralegal Studies

Senior Paralegal Resume

Objective : Senior Litigation Paralegal with advanced experience in employment, asbestos, property tax and intellectual property matters. Seeking Senior Paralegal or comparable role where comprehensive state and federal litigation knowledge and in-depth legal research can be utilized.

Skills : Wordperfect, Word Processing, Databases, Data Entry, Internet Research, Microsoft Office, Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Legal Research, Excel, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Daily providing advice to HR managers on a broad range of employment-related issues in multiple jurisdictions, including hiring, disciplining, and discharging employees and other issues in the workplace.
    2. Performing legal research and writing, including first drafts of position statements.
    3. Drafting, reviewing, and revising a wide variety of employment-related documents including correspondence, policies, procedures, and disciplinary notices.
    4. Overseeing and managing all immigration related issues, including working directly with outside counsel and internal clients to facilitate regulatory filings.
    5. Administering and implementing the internal legal hold process.
    6. Assisting in the management of employment-related litigation matters, including supervising and reporting outside counsel's activities, reviewing draft pleadings, and coordinating document production.
    7. Managing and maintaining files on legal matters and projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Legal Assistant Program