legal administrator resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Recent Legal Studies graduate and ambitious diplomat offering leadership, conflict resolution, expansive program management experience, and diverse legal knowledge. Excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously and proactively ascertaining future needs. Persistent and resourceful problem solver with excellent research and communication skills. Eager to apply academic competencies and further skill set.

Legal Administrator, 03/2020 to Current
Burr & Forman LlpAtlanta, GA,
  • Developed and strengthened client relationships by providing efficient and knowledgeable support.
  • Set appointments and managed meeting schedule.
  • Created and revised systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, recordkeeping systems, office layout and budgetary requirements.
  • Strengthened traceability by developing organization systems for contracts, records, reports and agendas.
  • Managed phone calls, intake interviews, and documents with clients and potential clients.
  • Set up and maintained physical and electronic filing systems to maintain organizational efficiency.
  • Prepared thorough, accurate and well-edited documents for cases, client communication and internal needs.
  • Managed communication with courts regarding status of petitions and granted orders.
  • Gathered and organized documentation for legal briefs, responses to opposing counsel, motions and trial evidence.
Operations Coordinator, 06/2016 to 08/2019
Jack Morton WorldwideChicago, IL,
  • Assessed, optimized and elevated operations to target current and expected demands.
  • Assessed upcoming projects to forecast projected resource requirements.
  • Planned daily operational strategies, including delivery routing, team workflows and promotional initiatives.
  • Tested all software prior to going live to alleviate bugs and troubleshoot issues.
  • Established and maintained key relationships with business stakeholders to promote future opportunities.
  • Supervised and coordinated activities of human resources staff, delegating tasks relating to employment, compensation and employee relations.
  • Launched wellness plans to reduce stress, boost morale and increase productivity.
  • Supported onboarding of new employees by supplying key job information, including organizational policies, job duties and employment benefits.
  • Established measures to promote diversity and drive equal access to opportunity and advancement.
Legal Researcher & Grant Manager, 11/2017 to 07/2018
Cvs HealthVincennes, IN,
  • Established and verified essential case information by interviewing clients and witnesses.
  • Drafted comprehensive and succinct legal memoranda to summarize key findings.
  • Produced and updated organizational records and reports, including organizing budgets and documentation.
  • Partnered with similar organizations to meet greater needs, preventing duplication and optimizing resource utilization.
  • Analyzed data from surveys, referrals and follow-up services on financial, legal, crisis intervention, community referrals and outreach services.
  • Resolved problems and delivered solutions by collaborating with government funding entities, such as the Oregon Department of Justice.
  • Presented information to community leaders, such as the Oakland District Attorney's Office, to promote agency mission and programs.
  • Analyzed law sources, including statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, constitutions and legal codes.
  • Met with clients, such as the Portland F.B.I, to research cases, collect data, and interpret information for report generation.
  • Remained highly organized and detail-oriented while working on several cases simultaneously.
Program Coordinator, 09/2016 to 05/2018
Chemawa Indian School Partnership ProgramCity, STATE,
  • Proposed and developed new programming ideas and special features to drive audience engagement.
  • Fostered relationships with community members to define programming needs and strengthen organizational standing in local areas.
  • Promoted cultural and college readiness programs by establishing professional relationships with community members and educators.
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Created and executed successful strategies to facilitate collaboration between stakeholders.
  • Provided homework assistance to youth residents, helped prepare for tests and signed off on projects and assignments.
  • Advocated for at-risk youth individuals and promoted helpful resources and programs to foster progress.
  • Advised children and helped to foster improved levels of self-worth and confidence.
  • Applied exceptional skills in communication and conflict-resolution to improve decision-making process.
M.L.S: Law & Dispute Resolution, Expected in 09/2020 to Pepperdine University Caruso School Of Law - Malibu, CA,
Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology & Classical Studies, Expected in 05/2018 to Willamette University - Salem, OR,
  • Social Justice Leadership and Excellence Award, 2018
  • Community Development Award, 2017
  • President of the Asian Coalition for Equality, 2016-2018
  • Child Sex Abuse Images Online Prevention Advocate
  • Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, & Human Trafficking Response and Prevention Advocate

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School Attended

  • Pepperdine University Caruso School Of Law
  • Willamette University

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Administrator
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Legal Researcher & Grant Manager
  • Program Coordinator


  • M.L.S
  • Bachelor of Arts

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