legal secretary resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Expected in 06/2010
High School Diploma:
Caruthers High School - Caruthers, CA
Expected in 06/2014
Bachelor of Arts: Criminology, Law, And Society
University of California, Irvine - Irvine, CA
Expected in 06/2022
San Joaquin College of Law - Clovis, CA
Professional Summary

Focused Legal Secretary with solid administrative support background. Pays attention to details as well as considering larger picture when managing court filing procedures and deadlines. Focused Legal Secretary successful at leveraging polished communication skills and technical aptitude. Exhibiting advanced knowledge of legal terminology and proper law office protocols. Enthusiastic Intern eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of the law field. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the legal field..

  • Expert in Workers Compensation Law
  • Document filing
  • Executive Calendars
  • Administrative support
  • Case Management
  • Bilingual
  • Team building
  • Process improvement
  • Customer service
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Efficient multi-tasker
  • Document management
  • Document preparation
  • Legal Research
  • Problem resolution
  • MS Office
  • Communications
Work History
01/2019 to 06/2019
Legal Secretary Chubb Kansas City, MO,
  • Maintained calendar and tickler system for managing partner, associate attorney and senior paralegal.
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
  • Supported team of two attorneys in practice of Workers Compensation law.
  • Filed documents with courts on behalf of attorney.
  • Arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
  • Obtained signatures from attorneys for legal documents.
  • Organized files for court proceedings.
  • Received and placed telephone calls to clients and prospective clients.
  • Developed and maintained filing and retrieval systems.
  • Created, indexed and maintained client binders.
  • Scheduled all appointments, appearances and briefings.
  • Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for staff and management, maintaining postage meter and coordinating with delivery and courier services.
  • Screened telephone calls and forwarded to appropriate departments.
  • Transcribed legal documents and phone conversations.
  • Answered and directed calls using multi-line switchboard.
  • Entered new cases into company database.
09/2016 to 07/2017
Teller Plainscapital Prescott Valley, AZ,
  • Provided high-level customer service through friendly approach, strong professionalism and timely assistance with customer transactions.
  • Processed quarterly vault and ATM audits with zero error rate.
  • Rapidly and efficiently prepared customer and ATM cash and change orders.
  • Coordinated daily cash reconciliation in high-volume location.
  • Upheld strict financial controls by keeping funds secure and accurately transferring monies.
  • Executed customer transactions, including deposits, withdrawals, money orders and checks.
  • Identified sales opportunities and referred customers to branch partners in financial services.
  • Monitored customer behaviors and upheld strict protocols to prevent theft of assets.
  • Completed special procedures for customers such as ordering new checks, stopping payments or investigating identity theft.
  • Advised clients on mortgage, education and personal loans.
  • Organized, stocked and maintained teller window area.
  • Volunteered for extra shifts during holidays and other busy periods to alleviate staffing shortages.
  • Maintained teller drawer to perform bank transactions.
  • Handled various accounting transactions.
  • Processed exchange and foreign currency.
  • Sold cashier's checks, traveler's checks and money orders.
  • Performed customer transactions for money orders, cashiers checks, deposits and withdrawals.
  • Executed wire transfers, stop payments and account transfers.
  • Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions.
09/2016 to 06/2017
Legal Intern Hair Club For Men And Women Jacksonville, FL,
  • Conducted research for upcoming cases for firm's two attorneys.
  • Provided assistance on compliance projects.
  • Prepared written correspondence for attorneys.
  • Organized legal filing system to maximize efficiency.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Attended depositions and court proceedings and prepared summaries on cases.
  • Coordinated trial exhibits by organizing materials, writing documentation and preparing digital materials and displays.
  • Reviewed legal information and proofed documentation for errors.
  • Took part in meetings both internal and at clients' locations.
  • Answered questions from management and presented information effectively.
11/2010 to 06/2014
Research Assistant Cook Children's Healthcare Fort Worth, TX,
  • Validated incoming data to check information accuracy and integrity while independently locating and correcting concerns.
  • Wrote and edited data collection forms and questionnaires.
  • Collaborated with leadership team to identify relevant questions and determine best methods of collection.
  • Generated data models, performed criminal record analysis and helped produce reports outlining results.
  • Worked with principal investigators to coordinate qualitative research into Criminal Law.
  • Entered data into Software, modeled results and generated reports.
  • Supervised undergraduate students working on research projects.

Outstanding Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior
Criminology Research Assistant Award
University of California Irvine graduate with Honors

Additional Information

Trilingual: Verbal/Written English and Verbal Punjabi and Hindi

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Caruthers High School
  • University of California, Irvine
  • San Joaquin College of Law

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Secretary
  • Teller
  • Legal Intern
  • Research Assistant


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • J.D.

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