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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary
Seeking a full-time position with a prestigious business showing how my skills and knowledge make a difference.
Highlights
  • MS Office proficient
  • Order and request filing
  • Westlaw and LexisNexis
  • Case management
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Windows XP
  • Timeslips
  • BAJI
  • Wordperfect
  • Word
  • Transcription
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Word processing
  • Billing specialist
  • Highly organized
  • Appointment setting
Experience
2010 to 2016 Legal Assistant State Of Ohio | Harrison County, OH, Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials. Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files. Photocopied all correspondence, documents and other printed materials. Drafted and typed grammatically correct office memos. Processed and distributed invoices to bill clients. Maintained the master calendar for client appointments and court appearances. Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents. Received and disbursed all incoming mail. Organized and prioritized the case loads of 3 Electronically filed documents with the USPTO. Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review. Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences. Recorded and monitored court appearance dates. Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints. Docketed orders and depositions for three attorneys. attorneys.
09/2007 to 10/2009 Legal Secretary Adelson, Testan, Brundo, Novell & Jimenez | Sacramento, CA, Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials. Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files. Photocopied all correspondence, documents and other printed materials. Drafted and typed grammatically correct office memos. Processed and distributed invoices to bill clients. Maintained the master calendar for client appointments and court appearances. Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents. Created and tracked all expenses and client account codes using Legal Solutions. Assisted in the preparation of engagement letters. Assisted in maintaining department attorney personnel files with the utmost confidentiality. Organized and prioritized the case loads of one attorney. Electronically filed documents with the USPTO. Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review. Opened new client files and new matters in CMS. Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences. Recorded and monitored court appearance dates. Stayed within travel and expense budgets while scheduling attorneys' travel arrangements. Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints. Docketed orders and depositions for one attorney.
09/2006 to 09/2007 Legal Secretary Adelson, Testan, Brundo, Novell & Jimenez | San Bernardino, CA, Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials. Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files. Photocopied all correspondence, documents and other printed materials. Drafted and typed grammatically correct office memos. Processed and distributed invoices to bill clients. Maintained the master calendar for client appointments and court appearances. Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents. Created and tracked all expenses and client account codes using Legal Solutions. Assisted in the preparation of engagement letters. Stayed within travel and expense budgets while scheduling attorneys' travel arrangements. Acted as liaison between clients, vendors and attorneys. Received and disbursed all incoming mail. Assisted in maintaining department attorney personnel files with the utmost confidentiality. Organized and prioritized the case loads of one attorney. Electronically filed documents with the USPTO. Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review. Opened new client files and new matters in CMS. Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences. Recorded and monitored court appearance dates. Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints. Docketed orders and depositions for one attorney.
Education
Expected in 1976 to to High School Diploma | Legal Edison High School, Huntington Beach, CA GPA:
Expected in 1978 to to | Legal Procedures Coastline Community College, Huntington Beach, CA GPA:
Earned Certificate of Completion of Academic Achievement Award
Skills
I have worked in the legal field for over 38 years.  I have experience in P.I. Defense, General Civil Litigation, Premises Liability, Products Liability and Construction Defect. I am a very organized, I multitask type person and take great pride in my work and am a team player.

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School Attended

  • Edison High School
  • Coastline Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Secretary

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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