legal clerk resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Proactive Student with superior skills in legal correspondences, mitigation and communication. Eager to bring value through hard work and commitment. Offering demonstrated success in schooling, employment, and service through dedication, time management, and a strong drive to succeed.

  • Fluent in legal terminology
  • Bilingual in English and Arabic
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-Motivated
  • Analytical skills
  • Collaboration
  • Interpersonal skills
Bachelor of Science: Political Science, Expected in 12/2019
University Of Houston - Houston, TX
Status -
  • Member of The Pre-Law Society at University of Houston
  • Member of The Students for Justice in Palestine
  • Member of The Muslim Student Association
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 12/2019
University Of Houston - Houston, TX
Status -
  • Member of The Human Development Student Association
  • Undergraduate Student Affiliate Member of APA (American Psychology Association)
  • Dissertation providing my findings and analysis of studies concerning the effects of social media on children and teens, particularly in social anxiety and empathy.
Work History
Legal Clerk, 01/2021 - Current
San Luis Obispo County, Ca San Luis Obispo, CA,
  • Worked alongside attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants on complex cases and legal processes.
  • Assisted litigation attorneys with research, depositions, trial preparation, discovery and document drafts for court submittal.
  • Maintained litigation docket and calendars for four attorneys, noting deadlines for responsive pleadings, motions and other important deadlines.
  • Reviewed, edited and proofread legislation drafts for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation and formatting, and filed these with the courts.
  • Assessed real and personal property inventory for estate planning,
  • Gained experience in both probate law, and family law, working under four attorneys in the different fields of litigation accordingly.
Executive Legal Assistant, 08/2019 - 12/2020
Nbc Universal San Diego, CA,
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
  • Prepared for trials, conducting legal research and precedents and drafting pleadings.
  • Handled office scheduling and made notes for deadlines, motions and other important dates.
  • Completed document revisions, court document filings, travel arrangements and client billing.
  • Performed administrative tasks, including revising and finalizing letters, briefs and memos.
  • Produced legal documents such as briefs, pleadings and appeals.
  • Raised appeals and motions, and worked with colleagues abroad to produce submissions in international governing bodies such as Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, and England.
  • Organized exhibits for trial, preparing materials and supporting documentation for easy display and admittance.
Legal Intern, 02/2018 - 08/2019
Paypal Pennsylvania, AL,
  • Organized legal filing system to maximize efficiency.
  • Prepared written correspondence for attorneys.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Reviewed legal information and proofed documentation for errors.
  • Maintained calendar and tickler system for managing partner, associate attorney and senior paralegal.
  • Arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
Founder, 11/2016 - 01/2018
First Class Valet Houston City, STATE,
  • Conducted target market research to scope out industry competition and identify advantageous trends.
  • Investigated and addressed business development challenges to proactively mitigate problems.
  • Stayed current with market trends to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Filed and ordered guest paperwork and transaction details to support bookkeeping and business operations.
  • Determined customer needs by asking relevant questions and listening actively to responses.
  • Monitored issues carefully and reached out to customers to provide immediate resolution and maintain satisfaction.
  • Planned weekly activities schedule for assigned group and facilitated smooth transitions for on-time arrival.

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School Attended

  • University Of Houston
  • University Of Houston

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Clerk
  • Executive Legal Assistant
  • Legal Intern
  • Founder


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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