legal processing assistant iii resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Seeking an opportunity to grow within the District Attorney’s Office where I can build more strength and knowledge to grow within the Criminal Justice field. Hard worker and detailed oriented with a positive attitude able to handle fast pace and high stress. Dependable Legal Assistant accomplished in assisting high profile attorneys on many successful cases. Dedicated to maintaining professional standards and ethical work habits to produce the highest quality case content. Professional success strategies in professionalism, performance quality, and high standards Knowledgeable in completing tasks and assignments without direct supervision or assistance. Ability to exercise good judgment and common sense while completing assigned tasks Knowledge in Law and Ethics, Constitutional law, and the fundamentals of law Experience in report writing Great written and oral communication Learned Sociology and ethical principles to be successful in law enforcement Knowledge in juvenile justice, delinquent behavior, criminal investigations and analysis Studied criminology, criminal behavior, criminal investigations, incarceration, parole and rehabilitation Technology fundamentals, software, hardware in the criminal justice field Criminal law knowledge

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Adobe, Acrobat Pro and Laserfiche.
  • Knowledge in legal/criminal justice information systems such as CLETS an VCIJIS, ICOP, etc.
Legal Processing Assistant III, 01/2018 - Current
Img Atlanta, GA,
  • File misdemeanor cases; Dated, Letter, Warrant, PES (Diversion Program), In-Custody
  • Assist the unit supervisor with projects
  • Oversee daily functions of the unit in the supervisor's absence
  • Train others within the unit
  • Back-up for all other desk assignments
  • Maintain packets; Make sure all returning CRE’s, arrest warrants and additional information are in full and correct. Attached to packet and routed to their corresponding location
  • Distribute packets to Deputy District Attorneys, law enforcement agencies, clerical staff, etc.
  • Pull packets for Deputy District Attorneys when requested
  • Rejection packets; Sending rejection letters to Defendants as well as Victims if any
  • Communicate with law enforcement agencies regarding request for reports, arrest warrants, missing information, request for packets, etc.
  • Enter and update defendant and witness information into VCIJIS system
  • Answer incoming phone calls regarding general questions, court procedures, case filings
  • Utilize bi-lingual skills daily
  • Oversaw daily functions of the unit in the supervisor's absence
  • Back-up for all other desk assignments in the unit run
  • Daily calendars, update witness status according to court proceedings
  • In charge of the Mental Health and Juvenile desk
  • Help others in the unit with their calendars as needed
  • Train others within the unit on the different assignments
  • Request, print and issue witness subpoenas and Subpoena Duces Tecums to be served electronically, by mail or personal service
  • Checking the queue for future and canceled court dates and changing subpoena status according to case stage
  • Work with Deputy District Attorneys, Investigators and Victim Advocates to ensure witness information and subpoena service is current and valid
  • Assist Deputy District Attorneys, Investigators and Victim Advocates regarding witness/subpoena information, status and court appearances
  • Assist Deputy District Attorneys with locating witnesses when needed for a hearing or trial they are mandatory to appear
  • Update assigned Deputy District Attorneys and Investigators as to witness status/problems
  • Provide Deputy District Attorneys with subpoena information when civilians and law enforcement are not present in court when needed
  • Testify in court when needed regarding information for a subpoena/s
  • Assist Investigative Assistants with arrangements for transportation to and from court for witnesses/victims
  • Provide Investigative Assistants and Investigators with subpoenas to be personally served
  • Enter and update witness information into VCIJIS system
  • Make calls to witnesses regarding their subpoena status which includes checking service on non-responsive witnesses
  • Answer incoming phone calls from witnesses, verify witness information for service of subpoenas, answer general questions regarding court procedures and witness obligations related to subpoena, explain subpoena and court procedures based on case information in VCIJIS system as well as the court docket
  • Ensure that witnesses, both civilian and law enforcement, are served with subpoenas and appear in court when needed to testify
  • Input notes into VCIJIS for civilian witnesses and law enforcement
  • Utilize bi-lingual skills daily as we have many Spanish speaking witnesses
  • Daily communication with law enforcement agency subpoena clerks to update status of officer subpoenas
Legal Assistant, 11/2014 - 01/2018
Bi-Mart Corporation Brooks, OR,
  • Interact with clients and attorneys
  • Draft and type office memos, schedule and make appointments, receive and place calls
  • Create case files; manage paperwork and mailings
  • Maintains confidential personnel files
  • Accesses confidential information and research case activity
  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as subpoenas, motions, and pretrial agreements, declarations
  • Write correspondence communicating with clients, attorneys, and law enforcement agencies
  • Make photocopies of documents, correspondence, and other printed matter
  • Mail and fax legal correspondence to clients, attorneys, and court officials
  • Translate in Spanish: Documents, translate for clients and attorneys
  • Calendar cases with Superior Courts
  • DMV: Schedule hearings, correspondences, license issues, Subpoena Duces Tecums
Cashier, 07/2012 - 10/2012
  • Deal with money handling
  • Manage various machinery
  • Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures, including counting the contents of the register
  • Welcomed customers into the store and helped them locate items
  • Used time efficiently when not serving customers, including folding clothes and cleaning out fitting rooms
Education and Training
ASSOCIATE: APPLIED SCIENCE Criminal Justice, Expected in 01/2013
Charter College - Oxnard, California
Status -
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA: , Expected in 01/2011
Sierra High School - Fillmore, California
Status -
English :
Native/ Bilingual:
Negotiated :
Spanish :
Native/ Bilingual:
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  • Charter College
  • Sierra High School

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