legal intern resume example with 1+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Goal-oriented Paralegal experienced in providing administrative support to legal departments with focus on document management. Demonstrated ability in interpreting legal documents and policies. Results-driven professional skilled in researching legal case information and preparing necessary correspondence with strong understanding of legal terminology and processes. Adept in maintaining confidential records and client information. Pleasantly assists attorneys in preparing for trials and other legal proceedings. Goal-oriented Paralegal experienced in providing administrative support to legal departments with focus on document management. Demonstrated ability in interpreting legal documents and policies. Resourceful Paralegal helps attorneys handle paperwork, interview clients and conduct research work specific to each case. Solid knowledge of legal matters and terminology paired with excellent computer competency and research skills. Thorough and detailed individual consistently achieves exceptional and measurable results.

Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX Expected in 12/2024 Bachelor of Science : HR Management - GPA :
Mclennan Community College Waco, TX, Expected in 12/2021 Associate of Applied Science : Paralegal Studies - GPA :
Gallatin High School Gallatin, TN, Expected in 05/2013 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Preparing Summaries
  • Legal Documentation
  • Court Depositions
  • Writing and Editing
  • Motion Preparation
  • Case Management
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Compliance
  • Document Preparation
  • Document Control Support
  • Legal Document Preparation
  • Legal Processes
  • Administrative Support
  • Criminal Law
  • Westlaw and LexisNexis
  • Power of Attorney
  • Assisting Legal Professionals
  • Research Facts
  • MS Office Proficiency
  • Legal and Court Processes
  • Evidence Gathering
  • Prepare Exhibits
  • File Pleadings
  • Advanced Word Processing
  • Conducting Intakes
  • Negotiation
  • Document Preparation
Work History
State Of Massachusetts - Legal Intern
600 Washington Street, MA, Waco, TX 08/2021 - 12/2021
  • Developed polished motions and briefs to support litigation processes and court proceedings.
  • Researched and analyzed legal issues and cases to provide accurate advice to clients.
  • Attended depositions and court proceedings and prepared summaries on cases.
  • Drafted, received and tracked due diligence checklists.
  • Assisted in developing processes to expedite legal procedures.
  • Contacted clients to schedule appointments and discuss progress of cases.
  • Wrote and filed pleadings with County court on schedule to maximize case success.
  • Organized legal filing system to maximize efficiency.
  • Reviewed, edited and proofread litigation for proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Prepared various exhibits for attorneys for public meetings, zoning commission meetings, and legal resolutions.
  • Created weekly, monthly and quarterly expense reports.
  • Revised and finalized letters, briefs, and memos.
  • Contacted witnesses to testify under oath at court hearings.
  • Reviewed and analyzed pleadings and contracts.
  • Conducted background investigations on defendant.
  • Attended court hearings and depositions to take notes and document proceedings.
  • Wrote correspondence, status reports and pre-mediation and pre-trial reports for clients.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email, and mail.
Uniontown Hospital - Secretary
Uniontown, PA, 02/2022 - 05/2022
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies.
  • Handled daily scheduling tasks and provided administrative support for entire department.
  • Assisted with preparation of trial materials and documents.
  • Scheduled and made appointments for one attorney.
  • Organized files for court proceedings.
  • Communicated professionally with clients, colleagues and legal partnership verbally and in writing.
  • Generated documents and presentations using large repertoire of software programs.
  • Produced and filed various legal documents and electronically preserved updated case record system.
  • Screened telephone calls and forwarded to appropriate departments.
  • Filed documents with courts on behalf of attorney.
  • Researched and identified legal precedents and statutes.
  • Prioritized and handled multiple assignments and maintained firm commitment to deadlines.
  • Developed and maintained positive relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Scheduled all appointments, appearances and briefings.
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
  • Created, indexed, and maintained client binders.
Huhtamaki Us - Packer
Hopkinsville, KY, 08/2022 - Current
  • Complied with safety, health, and environmental regulations as prescribed by law.
  • Sealed containers and packages with glue, tape or other materials.
  • Maintained tidy and clean work areas to promote optimal productivity and safety standards.
  • Took on extra hours and shifts during busy periods to meet tight shipping deadlines.
  • Monitored packaging supply inventory and proactively requisitioned materials to avoid shortages.
  • Kept work areas neat, clean and free from debris.
  • Reviewed order slips, picked products and staged merchandize to be shipped.
  • Created and enforced detailed organization processes to increase quality and service standards.
  • Checked product levels and recommended new purchases.
  • Followed orders precisely for correct items, sizes and quantities.

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School Attended

  • Tarleton State University
  • Mclennan Community College
  • Gallatin High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Intern
  • Secretary
  • Packer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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