legal assistant resume example with 16+ 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

As an experienced receptionist and executive assistant, I have the communication skills and the personality to perform the job well and my desire to see projects through is matchless. My detail-oriented approach coupled with my ability to learn new skills make me a viable contributor to any office. A position with your company is interesting to me because it is an opportunity to continue growth within this profession. I am not only interested, but excited too because I feel confident that my work experience and educational attainment have prepared me to do the work. My primary job functions and work history, summarized in the enclosed resume, indicate not only a desire for long-term employment, but also require skills that would facilitate my production within your organization. Furthermore, my professional references, available upon request, can attest to my desire to see projects through and my detail-oriented approach. I strongly believe that these skills coupled with my ability to learn new skills make me the strongest candidate for your company. Thank you for your time and consideration. I can be reached at the telephone number or the address on the attached resume. I look forward to scheduling an interview at you convenience.

  • Personal Injury law
  • Advanced word processing
  • Exceptional Telephone Etiquette
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Document preparation
  • Administrative support
  • Case management
  • Legal compliance
  • Legal/Court Processes
  • Client service and support
  • 88 WPM typing speed
  • Task Prioritization
  • Scheduling/Planning
Work History
Legal Assistant, 05/2019 - Current
Nationwide MO, State,
  • Managed accounts and client records of clients, observing confidentiality and extreme discretion.
  • Worked alongside attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants on complex cases and legal processes.
  • Interviewed and prepared intake sheets for clients.
  • Managed day-to-day legal activities.
  • Kept up-to-date on case progress by frequently reviewing records and reporting findings to clients.
  • Adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Answered client calls to respond to inquiries, using open-ended questioning skills to attain applicable information.
Warehouse Officer/Secretary/Classification Clerk, 01/2007 - 05/2019
Gundersen Health System Calvary Evangelical Free Church, MN,
  • Carried out regular quality checks per prescribed time frames and criteria.
  • Used classification expertise to answer questions on scanned documentation.
  • Maintained daily productivity log of scanning, classifying and indexing activities.
  • Applied knowledge of regulations, directives and policies to complete accurate classification work.
  • Created reports, correspondence and spreadsheets with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Inputted data such as file numbers, new or updated information or document information codes into computer systems to support document and information retrieval.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
Patient Access Specialist, 01/2004 - 01/2005
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital City, STATE,
  • Perform timely and accurate registrations and self-audit of registrations according to policy.
  • Maintain a standard number of registrations and verifications per day.
  • Perform accurate accounting of daily cash receipts.
  • Identified insurance payment sources and listed payers in proper sequence to establish chain of payment.
  • Secured patient information and confidential medical records in compliance with HIPAA privacy rule standards to protect patient's privacy.
  • Collected and entered patient demographic and insurance data into computer database to establish patient's medical record.
  • Obtained signatures from financial responsibility and treatment procedures from patients or guardians.
  • Collected and validated patient demographics and insurance information.
  • Assisted patients in filling out check-in and payment paperwork.
Suite Sales Assistant / Receptionist, 01/2002 - 01/2003
Houston TEXANS City, STATE,
  • Facilitate Suite Sales Team members in all aspects of the sale.
  • Gather leads for Account Managers and maintain Lead Distribution Logs.
  • Compile and organize information for Ambassadors to the Houston TEXANS and weekly suite sales meetings.
  • Excellent phone and interpersonal skills.
  • Assist customers with merchandise purchases and track cash flow records.
  • Execute all receptionist responsibilities including telephone duties, calendar maintenance and customer service.
: , Expected in 2007
Westwood College - Denver North - Denver, CO
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Graduated Advance with Honors Diploma: , Expected in 1999
Liberty High School - Liberty, TX
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School Attended

  • Westwood College - Denver North
  • Liberty High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Warehouse Officer/Secretary/Classification Clerk
  • Patient Access Specialist
  • Suite Sales Assistant / Receptionist


  • Graduated Advance with Honors Diploma

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