legal assistant resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Bilingual, experienced legal assistant for a small but busy law firm that specializes in personal injury, workers' compensation, criminal, and real estate. Skilled in organization, drafting and filing legal documents, client communication, both in Spanish and English and computer proficient, including trial management software, Westlaw, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Etc.

  • Deposition preparation
  • Legal Terminology
  • Microsoft Office, Office 365
  • Legal Correspondence
  • Case Management
  • Document Preparation
  • Data Archiving
  • Schedule Coordination
  • Employee Training
  • Court Document Filing
  • Criminal and Civil Law
  • Exceptional telephone etiquette
Work History
Legal Assistant, 10/2016 - Current
Nationwide MA, State,
  • Work alongside a team of six attorneys to provide litigation assistance
  • Draft pleadings and other legal documents, including Summons and Complaints, Bill of Particulars, Discovery & Inspection, etc.
  • Trial Preparation
  • Maintain office calendar, including managing Court appearances and deadlines, scheduling depositions and daily client appointments, etc.
  • Filed court documentation through electronic and in-person means for both Supreme Court & County Court
  • Reviewed, edited, and proofread legislation drafts for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting.
  • Developed positive working relationships with courts, clients, law enforcement members, and attorneys.
  • Answered and directed calls using a multi-line switchboard.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase to facilitate expeditious litigation.

  • Client communication and interviews in English & Spanish.
Patient/Nurse Assistant, 04/2013 - 04/2017
Aegis Living Bellevue, WA,
  • Liaison
  • Personal care of adults with special needs
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of adult patients
  • Organize and maintain weekly patient care logs.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Applied mobility assistance knowledge to safely ambulate patients in different spaces involving varying elevations and obstacles.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
Medical Biller , 06/2015 - 12/2016
Tutti Frutti City, STATE,
  • Reviewed patient records, identified medical codes, and created invoices for billing purposes.
  • Prepared billing statements for patients and verified correct diagnostic coding.
  • Communicated with insurance providers to resolve denied claims and resubmitted.
  • Reviewed patient diagnosis codes to verify accuracy and completeness.
  • Posted payments and collections on regular basis.
  • Liaised between patients, insurance companies, and billing office.
  • Managed billing calendar and scheduled claims for payments.
  • Collected payments and applied them to patient accounts.
  • Specialized in billing for No-Fault & Workers' Compensation, along with Medicaid recipients.
General Manager, 10/2012 - 04/2013
  • Responsible for weekly staff scheduling
  • Promoted and presented company products to potential customers
  • Maintained store inventory as requested by management
  • Participated in advertising & marketing projects for Tutti Frutti
  • Reduced costs, managed delivery schedules, and performed risk analysis to improve overall profitability
  • Developed effective business plans to align strategic decisions with long-term objectives
  • Implemented operational strategies and effectively built customer and employee loyalty
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions, and forecast needs
Office Assistant /Receptionist, 08/2009 - 10/2012
Company Name City, State,
  • Maintained office operations by receiving and distributing communications and picking up and delivering items while providing excellent customer service
  • Organized and provided documents, reports, and information to department and external clients in a useful and well-organized manner
  • Planned meetings and conference calls and arranged and manage weekly meetings
  • Handled and screened telephone calls for internal staff.
  • Oversaw automated tracking and documentation of data, client correspondence, and office operations
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Suffolk County Community College - Brentwood, NY,
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2011
Brentwood High School - Brentwood, NY,
Status -
: Nurses Assistant , Expected in 06/2010
Eastern Suffolk B.O.C.E - Brookhaven, NY,
Status -
English :
Native or Bilingual:
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Spanish :
Native or Bilingual:
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School Attended

  • Suffolk County Community College
  • Brentwood High School
  • Eastern Suffolk B.O.C.E

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Patient/Nurse Assistant
  • Medical Biller
  • General Manager
  • Office Assistant /Receptionist


  • High School Diploma

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