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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

Focused and dedicated Legal Assistant with exceptional work ethic and proven strengths in legal case management support. Strong multitasker skilled at managing high-volume, complex caseloads while consistently meeting deadlines. Persistent and resourceful problem solver with excellent research and communication skills. Self-motivated Legal Assistant facilitates law office efficiency and effective case management. Offers broad spectrum of legal services under supervision of attorney. Manages highly confidential information with professionalism and integrity.

Skills
  • Legal documentation and reporting
  • Daily docket reports
  • Bankruptcy law
  • Multi-line switchboard
  • Documatrix
  • Order and request filing
  • Law familiarity
  • Travel and event coordination
  • Knowledge of copyright law
  • MS Office proficient
  • Legal research and writing
  • Case management
  • Troubleshooting complex problems
  • Cross-functional communication
  • Document control support
Experience
12/2019 to 09/2020
Legal Clerk Henry Schein Placentia, CA,
  • Researched documents and publications for case-altering details and evidence establishment.
  • Fostered positive public attitudes towards firm by engaging in community outreach.
  • Interviewed clients to obtain vital case information to support associates.
  • Responded quickly to client calls and inquiries, asking open-ended questions to deliver applicable information.
  • Performed intake and conducted client interviews, providing documents in both English and Spanish.
  • Gathered and organized documentation for legal briefs, responses to opposing counsel, motions and trial evidence.
  • Strengthened traceability by developing organization systems for court documents, including DUI and armed robbery records, reports, general counsel agreements and agendas.
  • Oversaw filing of transactions using Software.
  • Drafted new legislation using MS Word.
  • Oversaw legal team appointments, hearing and depositions schedules.
  • Organized legal memoranda and client correspondence.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and took notes to document information.
03/2017 to 12/2019
Legal Secretary Assistant Kemper Corp. Dothan, AL,
  • Acted as liaison between clients, vendors and attorneys.
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Docketed orders and depositions for attorneys.
  • Stayed within travel and expense budgets while scheduling attorneys' travel arrangements.
  • Assisted in maintaining department attorney personnel files with utmost confidentiality.
  • Processed and distributed invoices to bill clients.
  • Created and tracked all expenses and client account codes using SW.Program.
  • Checked office supplies stock and placed orders to maintain levels.
  • Revised and maintained master calendar for client appointments.
  • Organized and prioritized case loads of attorneys.
  • Opened new client files and new matters in CMS.
  • Received and disbursed all incoming mail.
  • Recorded and monitored court appearance dates.
  • Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents.
  • Directed and maintained office budgets
  • Composed and revised legal documents such as letters and depositions.
  • Electronically filed documents with USPTO.
  • Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review.
  • Drafted and typed grammatically correct office memos.
  • Photocopied all correspondence, documents and other printed materials.
  • Assisted in preparation of engagement letters.
  • Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences.
  • Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints.
  • Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files.
  • Drafted letters and prepared legal correspondence for attorneys and legal assistants.
01/2016 to 02/2017
Legal Secretary Rick Morin City, STATE,
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Organized and prioritized case loads of attorneys.
  • Docketed orders and depositions for attorneys.
  • Revised and maintained master calendar for client appointments.
  • Processed and distributed invoices to bill clients.
  • Assisted in maintaining department attorney personnel files with utmost confidentiality.
  • Created and tracked all expenses and client account codes using SW.program
  • Stayed within travel and expense budgets while scheduling attorneys' travel arrangements.
  • Electronically filed documents with USPTO.
  • Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences.
  • Photocopied all correspondence, documents and other printed materials.
  • Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review.
  • Opened new client files and new matters in CMS.
  • Assisted in preparation of engagement letters.
  • Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents.
  • Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints.
  • Received and disbursed all incoming mail.
  • Recorded and monitored court appearance dates.
  • Drafted and typed grammatically correct office memos.
  • Drafted letters and prepared legal correspondence for attorneys and legal assistants.
  • Composed and revised legal documents such as letters and depositions.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2013
High School Diploma:
Penn Foster High School - Pennsylvania Furnace, PA,
GPA:
Expected in 03/2019
Associate of Science:
University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Penn Foster High School
  • University of Phoenix
Job Titles Held:
  • Legal Clerk
  • Legal Secretary Assistant
  • Legal Secretary
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science