litigation paralegal resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Systematic and well-organized in organizing case files, preparing documents and coordinating legal files. Proven expertise in managing exhibits and various case pleadings. Capable and fully qualified legal assistant/paralegal bringing 5+ years of experience in similar roles.

  • Litigation law case management
  • Cash handling
  • Compliance, banking laws and regulations
  • Night and safe deposit procedures
  • Relationship building and management
  • 10-Key data entry
  • Customer relations
  • Client needs assessment
  • Task delegation
  • Proficient in MS Office, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Litigation support
  • Document and deposition preparation
  • Document filing
  • Team leadership
  • Database entry
  • Russian language translation
  • Multi-line phone systems
  • Exceptional writer
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Spreadsheets
  • Efficient multi-tasker
  • Administrative support
  • Organizational Efficiency
  • Scheduling/Planning
  • Billing Statements
  • Conflict resolution
Work History
Litigation Paralegal, 07/2019 - 12/2019
Womble Bond Dickinson Charlotte, NC,
  • Organized evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas to support cases and prepare for trial.
  • Investigated causes and resolutions to medical and dental cases, reviewing damages, losses and settlement formalities.
  • Developed polished legal documents, including motions and briefs, to support litigation processes and court proceedings.
  • Strictly adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Worked closely with litigation attorneys to research, complete trial preparations and create document drafts for court use.
  • Compiled documentation, ensuring accuracy and detail for legal briefs, responses to opposing counsel, motions to court and trial exhibits.
  • Acted as first point of contact for all clients.
  • Managed case files and reported case progress to appropriate attorneys and clients.
Personal Banking Specialist, 07/2018 - 03/2019
Cummins Syracuse, NY,
  • Assisted 50 to 100 + customers each day and remained poised and professional even in high-stress situations and when dealing with irate individuals.
  • Completed highly accurate, high-volume money counts via both manual and machine-driven approaches.
  • Observed all procedures regarding financial and customer information to prevent possible breaches and data misuse.
  • Upheld strict financial controls by keeping funds secure and accurately transferring monies.
  • Maintained balancing record with 99% rate of accuracy and paper trail.
  • Executed customer transactions, including deposits, withdrawals, money orders and checks.
  • Coordinated daily cash reconciliation in high-volume location.
  • Provided high level of customer service through friendly approach, strong professionalism and timely assistance with customer transactions.
  • Answered telephone inquiries on banking products including checking, savings, loans and lines of credit.
Legal Administrative Assistant, 09/2003 - 05/2007
Lovett Bookman Harmon Marks LLP City, STATE,
  • Assisted two attorneys with estate planning preparations by drafting various documents, spreadsheets, and creating graphs through use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint software.
  • Worked on multiple estate planning documents to create a final product for signing and distribution.
  • Maintained updated filing routine and clean work space.
  • Managed billable hour tracking, payroll, client invoicing and attorney schedules.
  • Assisted accountant with tax preparations, including binding tax returns and creating graphs for tax planning, and meeting tax deadlines.
  • Assisted other secretaries and paralegals with overflow work.
  • Operated a multi-lane telephone system and took down messages.
  • Strictly adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Made myself available for overtime to complete projects or time-sensitive assignments.
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
Associate of Science: Legal Office Administration, Expected in 2003
ICM School of Business & Medical Careers - Pittsburgh, PA
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  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2001
Community College of Allegheny County - Pittsburgh, PA
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Completed and received a Certificate of Completion (ACE Program) during my senior year in High School.

  • Coursework in Accounting I, and Intro to Computers
Additional Information

Between the years of 2010 through 2018, my husband and I owned and managed a triplex rental property where I used my customer skills to advertise and maintain property. My duties were to upkeep the units in prime condition, maintain lease agreements, keep an accurate recordkeeping/receipt book, advertise property and show units to potential tenants, collect deposits and rent payments, do property inspections and assess for damages after lease ended.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • ICM School of Business & Medical Careers
  • Community College of Allegheny County

Job Titles Held:

  • Litigation Paralegal
  • Personal Banking Specialist
  • Legal Administrative Assistant


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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