Legal Assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Work History
Legal Assistant, 10/2006 to Current
Cedars SinaiMarina Del Rey, CA,
    Performed advanced, diversified and confidential secretarial and administrative duties applying specialized knowledge of legal procedures.  Collected, compiled, prepared and maintained reports, records, files and data.  Scheduled and maintained calendars of appointments, meetings, legal hearings for two attorneys. 
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
  • Received and placed telephone calls to clients.
  • Transcribed legal documents and statements.
Billing Clerk/Legal Secretary, 10/2005 to 06/2006
Department Of Administrative Services, State Of OhioAshtabula, OH,
Billing Clerk in charge of all accounts receivables, including depositing of funds, transferring of funds and posting of same.  Ran Timeslips program, inputting time for all attorneys in firm (6), making necessary corrections and producing finalized billings for 1700 clients.  Also transcribed legal dictation, including correspondence, memos and Employment Agreements.
Secretary/Office Manager, 01/2002 to 09/2005
City Of Berkley - Parks & Recreation DepartmentCity, STATE,
Frontline employee of department, fielding and assisting all incoming phone calls and walk-in customers.  Prepared all correspondence and documents, as well as assisting support staff.  Performed a variety of secretarial, clerical and administrative support duties, including implemention of new procedures.  Preparation/composition of monthly newsletter.  Maintained computer database for various civic groups and newsletter subscribers.  Requisitioned supplies, printing, maintenance, equipment and other services.  Received and processed registration fees, donations and rental fees, keeping accurate records.  Prepared deposits for Clerk Treasurer.  Exercised considerable independent judgment, based upon departmental policies and procedures.  Attended monthly Advisory Board meetings, taking Minutes.
Legal Secretary/Word Processing Operator, 01/1985 to 07/1987
Rubenstein, Isaacs, Lax & Bordman, P.C.City, STATE,
Started employment as floater/temp, filling in for various legal secretaries.  Opportunity presented to hire in full-time where I transitioned to Word Processing Computer Lab Technician.   Performed transcription of legal documentation from dictation, utililizing computer skills/knowledge, relative to litigation and tax/corporate law for medium-sized firm of 20 lawyers
Legal Secretary, 09/1980 to 10/1983
Romain, Donofrio & Kuck, P.C.City, STATE,

    Assisted two associate attorneys in defense insurance law firm dealing primarily in automobile negligence, personal injury, medical malpractice, general civil law litigaiton, tort claims and Workers' Compensation.  Preparation and filing of legal documentation.  Scheduled and maintained calendars.  Received and placed telephone calls to clients.  Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.  Filed documents with the courts on behalf of the attorney.  Maintained calendar and tickler system for attorneys.

Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration, Expected in 2013
San Francisco State University - San Francisco, CA

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