Trial Paralegal Resume Samples

A Trial Paralegal is a paralegal who works in the lawsuit and trials arena and courtroom activity. These professionals can be involved with either civil or criminal trials, and with trials in either state or federal court. Part of the job description is listed on the Trial Paralegal Resume as – assisting attorneys in preparing for jury and bench trials, handling tasks such as preparing exhibit binders and organizing pretrial documents, working for law firms and other government agencies that prosecute or defend cases of people accused of crimes. Other duties include conducting legal research, drafting pleadings, motions, and appellate documents, maintaining pleadings and discovery indexes, handling trail preparation for the attorney and post-trial procedures.

Most eligible resumes mention the following skills and abilities – knowledge of motions, discovery, evidence, litigation documentation, court rules, and procedures; practices; excellent organizational and time management skills, outstanding writing and communication skills, and attention to detail. A paralegal associate’s degree or other relevant certification is necessary.

Trial Paralegal Resume example

Trial Paralegal Resume

Summary : To obtain a Trial Paralegal position that will allow me to integrate my writing skills, organisational abilities and vast knowledge of the legal system to contribute to company and personal growth.

Skills : Inventory Management, Microsoft Office Proficient, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Applied knowledge and expertise in implementing legal administrative processes.
    2. Examined all insurance carrier files and Review file received from insurance carrier to determine proceedings and issues in dispute.
    3. Served as liaison between clients, opposing counsel, and witnesses.
    4. Performed medical records procurement and analysis, prepared medical chronologies and summaries.
    5. Carefully assessed and deduced information related to medical, employment, taxes and vocational reports.
    6. Expertly researched disputed issues.
    7. Reviewed asbestos exposure claims to determine liability and viability to process claims.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts In Criminology


Trial Paralegal Resume

Summary : Highly motivated and experienced Trial Paralegal successful at prioritising a diverse range of tasks and balancing the demands of multiple mass tort attorneys. Strengths include time management, trail preparation, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Skills : Concordance; Relativity; Westlaw; Lexis; Legal Solutions; Casemap. Search data bases and various government indices. Word; Excel, Outlook. Electronic and ECF document filings.

Description :

    1. Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database.
    2. Contacted key witnesses to testify at court hearings.
    3. Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
    4. Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
    5. Drafted, key legal documents for attorney review.
    6. Arranged travel for plaintiffs, attorneys and expert witnesses.
    7. Created and filed with the courts, plaintiff's exhibit lists and pretrial motions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts In Paralegal


Trial Paralegal Resume

Summary : Trial Paralegal with over ten years of law firm experience, primarily foreclosure litigation. Paralegal degree and Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. Motivated, quick learner with exceptional organizational skills and strong work ethic. Proficient in file management, discovery and trial preparation.

Skills : Type, Proficient In Smart Advocate, Concordance 8,.

Description :

    1. Drafted Letters of Availability, Request for Fees and Curriculum Vitae of Treating and Expert Physicians.
    2. Drafted Medical Exchange, Notice of Expert Witness Exchange 3101 (d) and Notice of Intention to Offer.
    3. Drafted Subpoena Duces-Tecum, Subpoena Ad-Testificandum, Notice of Trial, Notice of Witness List, Notice of Subpoenas Served, Table of Content, Table of Authority, Request to Charge and Verdict Sheet.
    4. Prepared Memorandum of Law and Motion in Limine.
    5. Marked Pleadings and Prepare-trial Notebook.
    6. Located Witnesses and Liability Experts for Trial on Medical Malpractice Cases.
    7. Obtained Liens and Lien Amounts through, Workers' Compensation, Disability Carrier, ERISA Plan, Medicaid & MSPRC Medicare.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Paralegal Studies

Trial Paralegal Resume

Headline : Seeks a Trial Paralegal position of responsibility with a highly respected organization with growth potential that will utilize my diversified legal knowledge and experience,& handling ALL aspects of case management, including pre-trial preparation and in-courtroom trial support, with substantial State and Federal Court experience, including the U.S. District Court (Middle District), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court (Middle District) and Florida's Second District Court of Appeal.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe, PowerPoint, Relativity, IPro.

Description :

    1. Supported and led multiple case teams in the area of product liability defense for domestic and international clients in toxic tort and medical device/pharmaceutical matters arising out of the alleged negligence, defective design, improper provision, maintenance and/or installation of various products and services.
    2. Led teams as liaison to clients, case experts, and litigation support.
    3. Mentored and trained associates, paralegals and case assistants.
    4. Key Contributions: Prepared numerous cases from beginning to end, including six trials, with several containing multiple clients.
    5. Managed key relationships with medical, scientific and FDA experts on regulatory matters, general compliance, disclosure agreements and requirements, testing and exposure areas and products.
    6. Played a key support role in multiple national class-action litigation matters.
    7. Prepared numerous pleadings, discovery, subpoenas and agreements to represent clients in every capacity.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Trial Paralegal Resume

Headline : Experienced in trial and litigation work in a plaintiffs' firm and I thrive in a challenging, detail-oriented environment with ever increasing responsibility. I work well alone or as a member of a team. Interested in a trial paralegal position with leadership responsibilities. Experienced I am groomed for supervisory positions with other legal staff.

Skills : Trial litigation work; Legal Research; Highly proficient.

Description :

    1. Supported attorneys with trial preparation, and strategy.
    2. Attended and actively participated in state court trials involving personal injury matters.
    3. Drafted pre-suit demand letters, dispositive motions, pleadings, discovery requests and responses, and conducted legal and factual research.
    4. Managed and maintained voluminous and complex discovery files.
    5. Conducted intake and follow-up interviews with clients.
    6. Conducted legal and factual research by appropriately identifying and analysing relevant legal and factual issues and arguments.
    7. Produced written and oral communications that are well-organised, clear and persuasive.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In J.D. In Law

Trial Paralegal Resume

Headline : Paralegal dedicated to team work and professionalism for the greater functioning of the office. Strong disire to learn from others and grow within a company. Able to demonstrate abitily to work independently on assigned tasks.

Skills : Planning, Case Management, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Drafted discovery and respond to discovery.
    2. Organised evidence for trial.
    3. Researched and drafted pleadings.
    4. Prepared files for trial including the drafting of motions, notices, and subpoenas.
    5. Prepared defense discovery packets and serving all necessary documents to defense in a timely manner.
    6. Maintained a direct line of communication between the DA's office and witnesses or victims of crime.
    7. Strategized and worked with case teams nationally on trial preparation and day-to-day operations.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Law Enforcement

                  Trial Paralegal Resume

                  Summary : Highly qualified Trial Paralegal with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

                  Skills : Planning, Decision Making, MS Office.

                  Description :

                    1. Prepared draft decisions, opinions, and legal memoranda which include summaries of the factual and evidentiary information that will later be included in the final decision to be used for mailing, remands or hearings.
                    2. Proofread and edited judicial decisions of Administrative Patent Judges to ensure proper case law, code citation, continuity of text, and effectiveness of conveying viewpoints.
                    3. Obtained and incorporated data, such as: reference citations, cited legal decisions, publications, and patents.
                    4. Circulated corrected decisions to panel judges for approval.
                    5. Verified that all citations are correct and that the text is pertinent to the argument presented and supports the conclusions reached by the Board.
                    6. Ensured that legal citations, precedents, and quotations are adequate and accurate in terms of presentation and relevancy to case issues.
                    7. Provided administrative and organisational support for plaintiff personal injury law firm.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  BA In Juris Doctor

                  Trial Paralegal Resume

                  Summary : Trial Paralegal is Experienced performing a variety of clerical or administrative support tasks with strict, and often competing, deadlines in a fast-paced business or professional setting, Experienced identifying and safeguarding confidential information and materials, Experienced working for another court system, or other legal environment.

                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Trial Director.

                  Description :

                    1. Coordinated docketing, scheduling, and attorney master calendaring.
                    2. Maintained channels of written and verbal communication to facilitate trial work; drafted legal documents and summary depositions.
                    3. Handle large toxic tort plaintiff cases, some class action litigation.
                    4. Prepared all cases for trial including formulation of all trial notebooks, trial subpoenas, subpoena duces tecum, witness and expert pre-trial and pre-deposition meetings and interviews, coordinating expert schedules, and attendance at trial.
                    5. Prepared discovery to defendants, answers and responses to discovery for clients, and compose pleadings including various motions, trial documents, settlement documents, etc.
                    6. Met with clients to prepare discovery answers/responses and coordinate through litigation process to settlement.
                    7. Provided assistance to attorneys in court throughout lengthy trials.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  7-10 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Management
                  Education
                  Education
                  AA In Paralegal Studies

                  Trial Paralegal Resume

                  Headline : Trial Paralegal driven to provide exceptional administrative and legal support with strong attention to detail. Strengths include legal research, time management and trial preparation.

                  Skills : Specialty in Litigation and Criminal Law, Proficient in MS Office and legal input programs such as CASE Tracking, CLS Court transcription Strong work ethic Legal jargon knowledge Exceptional writer Excellent investigative and reporting skill.

                  Description :

                    1. Assembled trial exhibits.
                    2. Drafted motions, prepare discovery, draft client and court correspondence.
                    3. Utilised electronic database in all areas.
                    4. Analysed of cases, development of discovery strategies and case management.
                    5. Prepared and responded to discovery pleadings.
                    6. Prepared deposition transcripts for use at trial.
                    7. Skills reviewed documents for accuracy, content, grammar, and punctuation.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              5-7 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Executive
                              Education
                              Education
                              BA In Paralegal Certificate

                              Trial Paralegal Resume

                              Summary : Have 15 years paralegal experience with a focus on business and complex litigation. Medical malpractice, insurance defence, personal injury and asbestos litigation are of interest. I frequently spoke as a guest speaker at Loyola Paralegal Institute and in I was featured in Paralegal Today regarding what it was like working in a small law firm versus a large firm.

                              Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Office Suite Well Versed In ProDoc, PACER, LexisNexis Typing Speed: 55+WPM Notary Public Billing And Time Management Utilizing TABS Proficient With Adobe Acrobat.

                              Description :

                                1. Provided outstanding support with litigation file preparation for a specialized law firm focusing on residential foreclosures by delivering essential paralegal duties.
                                2. Assisted attorneys by preparing pleadings such as motions, judgments, notice of sales, certificate, orders, etc., and with calendaring and docketing support.
                                3. Conducted some legal research, e-filing in State and Federal systems.
                                4. Communicated professionally with clients, co-workers, judges, judicial assistants, attorneys, and other personnel.
                                5. Worked with, utilized and updated software and databases such as ProLaw, LPS, Vendoscape, Pacer as well as county official records.
                                6. Experienced responding with tact and diplomacy to customers who are facing difficult life circumstances or stressful situations.
                                7. Experienced using computers to access and input information and to complete a variety of tasks.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              7-10 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Management
                              Education
                              Education
                              AS In Paralegal Studies