legal secretary resume example with 6 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Ambitious student pursuing an associates of science in business managment degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in adminstrative role. Skilled in customer service and fast paced office in settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and motivation to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings. Hardworking and reliable with strong ability in learning new areas and striving to uplift the company. Offering people skills, dependability and integrerty. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Foreign filing claims and abstracts
  • Billing specialist
  • MS Office proficient
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Appointment setting
  • Organizational skills
  • Flexible
  • Strong presentation skills
06/2020 to 04/2021
Legal Secretary County Of Merced Merced, CA,
  • Drafted letters and prepared legal correspondence for attorneys and legal assistants.
  • Photocopied all correspondence, documents and other printed materials.
  • Received and disbursed all incoming mail.
  • Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents.
  • Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review.
  • Composed and revised legal documents such as letters and depositions.
  • Opened new client files and new matters in CMS.
  • Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints.
  • Assisted in maintaining department attorney personnel files with utmost confidentiality.
  • Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files.
  • Checked office supplies stock and placed orders to maintain levels.
  • Assisted in preparation of engagement letters.
  • Revised and maintained master calendar for client appointments.
  • Acted as liaison between clients, vendors and attorneys.
  • Processed and distributed invoices to bill clients.
  • Organized and prioritized case loads of [Number] attorneys.
  • Electronically filed documents with USPTO.
  • Docketed orders and depositions for [Number] attorneys.
  • Created and tracked all expenses and client account codes using [Software Program].
  • Optimized traceability, developing organization systems for court documents and exhibits.
06/2005 to 11/2008
Osha Trainer/certifier Rite Aid Distribution Center City, STATE,
  • Led, instructed and motivated individuals during training activities, including cardiovascular exercise, strength training and stretching.
  • Communicated with clients to determine goals and performed client assessments.
  • Offered clients educational information, including materials on preventive care, nutrition, body mechanics, fitness, stress management and ergonomics.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
  • Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Divided and sorted product shipments received using account information and shipping labels.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Transported, loaded, unloaded and stacked materials.
  • Loaded or unloaded shipments on trucks.
  • Transferred finished goods and products to holding and loading areas.
  • Picked and palletized orders to build delivery loads.
  • Moved pallets of merchandise using electric forklifts and electric pallets.
  • Loaded and unloaded product from flat beds and box trailers.
  • Stored material by moving to appropriate area in warehouse.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Organized warehouse and arranged items following procedures and safety rules.
  • Picked orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Inspected forklift daily before operating, corrected low fluid levels and followed operating procedures, guidelines and safety rules.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Staged goods in loading dock area.
  • Utilized correct and safe operating procedures when using equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks to load, unload and move materials.
  • Located, pulled and prepared orders.
  • Operated powered industrial trucks such as forklifts, cherry pickers and [Type] to move product around warehouse.
  • Evaluated forklift daily for malfunctions and performed routine maintenance.
  • Transported merchandise loads or pallets using forklift.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Used equipment such as high reach trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts to safely move merchandise.
  • Moved levers and controls that operate lifting devices such as forklifts, lift beams and swivel-hooks, hoists and elevating platform, to load, unload, transport and stack material
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Operated stretch wrap machines, film roll up-enders and extended boom arm forklift equipment effectively and safely.
  • Assembled customer orders from stock and staged completed orders on pallets or shelves.
  • Packaged and prepared products and materials for shipment.
  • Followed daily servicing plan to perform routine checks on forklift equipment.
  • Operated forklifts, shelf pickers, motorized pallet jacks and tractors with zero mishaps causing property damage or personal injury.
  • Boxed, labeled and added shrink wrapping to items.
  • Complied with OSHA and MSDS standards and company safety procedures, reducing accidents [Number]%.
  • Trained new employees on company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Completed daily logs for recordkeeping.
  • Steered forklifts, hand trucks, scissor lifts and other equipment to move materials around work sites.
  • Acted as spotter to alert forklift driver if products were slipping or falling.
  • Documented movements using computer tracking systems.
  • Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.
  • Attached sling and hook devices to lift cargo and guide material loads.
09/2003 to 11/2008
Wharehouse Associate Rite Aid Distribution Center City, STATE,
  • Restocked end caps, displays and racks with new merchandise.
  • Transported received inventory to storage location and organized according to warehouse plan.
  • Unloaded, checked, counted and sorted incoming product to verify receipt of items.
  • Updated computer system using hand scanners.
  • Prepared merchandise sets for sales floor and used pallet jacks or hand trucks to transport items.
  • Implemented processes to improve quality and increase productivity.
  • Examined stock and shipment details to verify conformance to vendor requirements.
  • Used forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks and overhead cranes to move items throughout facility.
  • Demonstrated great teamwork skills with staff members involved in production and transport.
  • Maintained clear aisles during restocking to avoid hazards and promote guest convenience.
  • Bent, lifted, opened, and moved [Type] products weighing up to [Number] pounds.
  • Communicated effectively with members of public in often crowded and noisy environments.
  • Determined proper product storage methods, identification and stock location.
  • Designed organization system for [Type] items in warehouse, streamlining package storing procedures to decrease downtime.
  • Operated forklift and [Type] equipment carefully to minimize accidents and damage.
  • Assembled boxes and stacked into columns for easy use by fellow packing and shipping team members.
  • Recruited and staffed employees to fill all positions and skill levels in warehouse to man three shifts.
  • Verified merchandise against shipping paperwork and resolved discrepancies.
  • Stacked, organized and palletized packages for efficient storage and movement.
  • Efficiently dealt with changes, delays and unexpected events to ensure customers received products on time.
  • Assisted [Job title]s with [Task] during peak periods to meet quotas.
  • Continuously moved and unpacked over [Number] pounds of [Type] packages, maintaining efficiency and accuracy for long shifts.
  • Packed over [Number] pounds of [Type] products daily while keeping detailed records of productivity and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks in accordance with established safety requirements.
  • Coached warehouse team on FIFO monitoring.
  • Operated [Description] tracking system to view open orders and review directions to storage locations.
  • Placed products on conveyors for final wrapping and shipment.
  • Packed products into designated boxes, taking care to protect items from damage or shifting during transport.
  • Labeled pallets with proper information for storage in correct locations within warehouse.
  • Printed accurate labels and applied to boxes, crates and containers prior to shipment.
  • Used [Type], [Type] and [Type] equipment to transport boxes, pallets and crates through warehouse.
  • Used equipment such as hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts safely and efficiently.
  • Read tickets accurately to pick out important information and correctly complete orders.
  • Maintained knowledge of federal, state and local regulations to enforce adherence to requirements in daily operations and advise management on policy changes necessary for compliance.
  • Selected items from bins, scanned tags with tracker and loaded onto cart.
  • Reordered stock to replenish inventory without interruption to production
  • Operated forklift to elevate or place merchandise in appropriate areas.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2023 to to
Associate of Science: Business Administration And Management
Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, CO
Expected in 06/1998 to to
High School Diploma:
Abraham Lincoln Independent Study - Rosamond, CA,
  • Served as sole assistant to a paralegal in all phases of construction defect litigation.
Additional Information

I clearly show a large gap in time between employment . This is due to my personal choice to be present in my home with my youngest child . I felt that I would rather have her learning my own morals and values as opposed to a caregiver . I like to claim to be an eager , driven , trustworthy , dedicated individual with a positive work ethic . I follow guidelines set by my employer and am capable of being accountable for my actions and can and do accept any corrections as needed . I also approach my work mindful that i and my actions potentially reflect my place of employment . Thank you for your time and consideration .

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School Attended

  • Colorado Technical University
  • Abraham Lincoln Independent Study

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Secretary
  • Osha Trainer/certifier
  • Wharehouse Associate


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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