legal assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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My name is Jessica, I am a hard worker who is ambitious and has big goals. I am a mother of three boys. I enjoy music and arts. I spend my free time traveling or with family. I am ultimately looking for a job that turns into a career.

  • Criminal law familiarity
  • Documatrix
  • Order and request filing
  • Knowledge of copyright law
  • Office management
  • MS Office proficient
  • Customer relationship management
  • Recordkeeping Skills
  • Mail Management
  • Excel Spreadsheets
  • Strong Problem Solver
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Microsoft Office
  • Critical Thinking
  • Team Building
  • MS Office
  • Training & Development
  • Work Ethic
  • People Skills
  • Team Management
  • Computer Skills
  • Organizational Skills
Legal Assistant, 08/2021 to Current
Click UpSan Diego, CA,
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Managed office scheduling and kept accurate notes on deadlines, motions and other dates.
  • Handled telephone calls, meeting plans and conference organization requirements.
  • Maintained knowledge on case status by reviewing relevant records and reporting back to clients.
  • Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, doctors and attorneys.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and documented information.
  • Drafted legal complaints, summons and interrogatories.
  • Redacted confidential information from legal documents on case-by-case basis.
  • Oversaw legal team appointments, hearing and depositions schedules.
  • Enhanced trial proceedings by organizing evidence and scheduling witnesses to optimize case preparation for successful outcomes.
  • Knowledgeable dealing with pleadings, affidavits, motions and exhibit preparation.
  • Organized and prepared case exhibits and evidence for trial.
  • Organized and executed court calendar with daily cases and supervisor meetings.
  • Handled clerical needs of busy firm
  • Booked travel arrangements for law firm.
Assistant Store Manager, 05/2017 to 06/2020
PetcoWest Jordan, UT,
  • Assisted in continuous development of effective store associates to achieve desired sales and results.
  • Completed frequent walk-throughs and directed team members to correct issues impacting store appearance or professionalism.
  • Oversaw aspects of maintenance, inventory and daily activity management.
  • Delegated assignments based on team strengths to optimize floor coverage and service levels.
  • Provided mentorship for employees to generate sales, promote effective upselling and cross-sell to improve retail productivity.
  • Led teams in planning, implementation and execution of merchandising and operating initiatives to streamline business effectiveness.
  • Interviewed and vetted job applicants to make effective hiring decisions and fill vacancies with strong team members.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures, and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Handled scheduling for store shifts to achieve adequate staffing.
  • Supervised cashiers in processing credit, debit, and cash payments to streamline sales.
  • Oversaw storewide merchandising benchmarks to maintain operational excellence.
  • Answered customer questions and addressed problems and complaints in person and via phone.
  • Assisted customers, answered questions and resolved problems for stellar customer service.
  • Trained staff on daily duties and supervised and provided feedback, resulting in improved performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Boosted sales through attractive merchandise presentation, competitive pricing and adequate inventory.
Daycare Teacher, 08/2019 to 10/2019
Primrose SchoolIndianapolis, IN,
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Read aloud and played alphabet games to encourage early literacy.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Developed and enforced positive strategies to encourage good behavior.
  • Introduced learning activities and imaginative play to teach children to explore.
  • Observed behavioral issues to alert parents or guardians.
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Kept records of over 13 students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 04/2017 to Orangefield High School - Orangefield, TX
: Legal Studies, Expected in to Lamar Institute of Technology - Beaumont, TX

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School Attended

  • Orangefield High School
  • Lamar Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Daycare Teacher


  • GED
  • Some College (No Degree)

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