legal administrator resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Personable professional with a global mindset, looking for a leadership role. My strengths include continuous process improvements along with the ability to inspire others. Results-focused [Industry] professional with strength in [Skill], [Task] and [Task]. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

  • MS Office
  • Accounting
  • Administrative
  • Administrative support
  • Adobe
  • Budget
  • Business operations
  • CPR
  • Customer service
  • Database management
  • First Aid
  • Insurance
  • Team building
  • Teambuilding
  • Leadership
  • Legal
  • Law
  • MA
  • Meetings
  • MS Office
  • Office management
  • Oracle
  • Organizational
  • Problem resolution
  • Process improvement
  • Relationship
  • Building
  • Supervision
  • Switchboard
  • Tables
  • Travel arrangements
  • Westlaw
  • Legal documentation and reporting
  • Travel and event coordination
  • Westlaw and LexisNexis
  • MS Office proficient
  • [Type] law familiarity
Legal Administrator, 12/2019 to Current
Burr & Forman LlpOrlando, FL,
  • Administered day-to-day operations, including accounting and budget management, business development, performance metrics and customer service.
  • Executed on-time, under-budget project management to adhere to project road map.
  • Prepared, negotiated and executed marketing and service level agreements with clients while achieving and maintaining [Number]% client retention rate.
  • Directed business-wide changes to modernize procedures and organization.
  • Cultivated and maintained industry relationships and customer partnerships to capitalize on opportunities and maximize business success.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies by accurately resolving billing issues while processing applications and cancellations.
  • Streamlined operational efficiencies by researching problems and delivering speedy issues resolution.
  • Cultivated professional relations to establish long-term profitable partnerships.
  • Prepared annual budgets for [Type] business.
  • Worked closely with other stakeholders to immediately address issues and implement effective solutions.
  • Reviewed daily financial reports and reconciled accounts to keep information current and accurate.
  • Forecasted outlook by mitigating operational risk and compiling performance, financial, headcount and AUM data.
Legal Assistant, 01/2018 to 06/2019
Binghamton UniversityBinghamton, NY,
  • Manage all aspects of the legal department under the supervision of General Counsel, Senior Vice President and Secretary.
  • Manage and create electronic board books for quarterly Board and Committee meetings.
  • Ensure 100% compliance in company-wide development and ethics training.
  • Liaison between Trex and PWC and EY during Audits for compliance.
  • Handle external communication for product and warranty complaints and trademark infringements.
  • File insurance claims for company property and autos.
  • Liaison between Marsh and Trex for insurance applications renewals for FinPro and Exposures.
  • Devise Non-Disclosure Agreements for Intellectual property and trade secret protection for vendors, suppliers, and consultants.
  • Notarize and witness the signing of legal documents.
  • Liaison to board members assist with travel arrangements, and expense reports and training and development enrollment.
  • File Form 4 with the SEC on time, Time Based, and Restricted Based RSU’s and Stock Appreciation Rights, SARs.
  • Manage budget ensuring that the expenses of the accounts managed do not exceed the unit's allocated budget.
  • Completed case research via LexisNexis and Westlaw databases.
  • Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, doctors and attorneys.
  • Conducted required research, documentation and reports for executive team, board members and stakeholders.
  • Tackled and addressed top-level, high-priority issues while maintaining professional administrative discretion.
  • Set up meeting and event logistics for senior management, including executives and board of directors.
  • Originated invoices, reports and proposals using QuickBooks.
  • Opened, read and wrote answers to routine letters and correspondence for executives.
  • Attended conferences in person and via e-conference format to represent organization and executives.
  • Processed executive subscriptions, license renewals, continuing education requirements and membership renewals.
  • Worked closely with auditors during review process, providing clerical support and completing assigned tasks.
  • Crafted proposals and memos using desktop publishing and word processing software.
  • Obtained signatures for important financial and legal documents.
Sales and Operations Coordinator, 01/2015 to 08/2016
Highgate HotelsMiami, FL,
  • Developed business by building relationships with startups who outsourced administrative tasks and corporate events.
  • Successfully secured a contract with Plannernet to manage events.
  • Traveled 25% DMV, MA, NY, PA, and WV to manage events small and large including Adobe, Oracle, 2015 Copa América soccer championship, and Merck Annual Family Picnic.
  • Hired Independent Contractors to manage events.
  • Built lasting client relationships by organizing and planning sales events.
  • Coordinated and managed event-planning logistics, budget administration and team oversight.
  • Coordinated with marketing team to develop and launch promotions and special events.
  • Designed and maintained spreadsheets documenting vendor, facility and guest information.
  • Organized venues, budgets, guest lists, catering and event timelines.
  • Recommended money-saving strategies for events to bring costs within budget.
  • Attended and participated in industry events.
  • Designed contracts, collected fees and booked venues for events.
  • Assessed events planning services and related costs.
Executive Assistant, 09/2013 to 11/2014
Beigene, Ltd. ApacFulton, MO,
  • Provide exceptional administrative support to Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Planned corporate engagements for Go Red, Make a Wish, National Urban League, American Cancer Society, Movember, Marcum 3.5K race, Hubbard House, Pie in the Sky, Toys for Tots, Island Harvest Food Bank and YMCA of Long Island.
  • Successfully planned Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, company-wide teambuilding, picnics, and multicultural events and activities.
  • Purchased tables and attended black tie events on behalf of Adecco to further Corporate Giving initiatives.
  • Managed and stayed within event budget.
  • Worked closely with accounting to fund checks for CSR initiatives.
Education and Training
MBA: Business Management, Expected in 05/2021 to Strayer University - Loudoun, VA,
Bachelor's Degree: Business Administration, Management, Expected in 12/2018 to Strayer University - Loudoun, VA,
Activities and Honors
CPR/AED First Aid Instructor American Red Cross 2019 - Present Notary Public Commonwealth of Virginia 2019 - Present Board Member Town at Tasker POA 2021 - Present
  • [Area of certification] Training - [Year]
  • [Area of certification], [Company Name] - [Year]
  • Association for Project Management (APM)

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School Attended

  • Strayer University
  • Strayer University

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  • Legal Administrator
  • Legal Assistant
  • Sales and Operations Coordinator
  • Executive Assistant


  • MBA
  • Bachelor's Degree

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