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paralegal resume example with 5 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Experienced Paralegal successful at prioritizing diverse range of tasks and balancing demands of multiple high profile criminal defense attorneys. Successful at thriving in high stress, high-pressure environments and situations involving constant change. Continuously improving and extending personal skills and knowledge to attain increased responsibility and opportunities for professional growth.

Skills
  • Policy and procedure adherence
  • Instructional leadership
  • Educational staff supervision
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
  • Project organization
  • Office administration
  • Professional demeanor
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Memorization and Recall
  • Time management
  • Telephone skills
  • Office management
  • Database Entry
  • Sorting and Labeling
  • Transporting Files
  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational skills
  • Microsoft Excel expertise
  • Document scanning
  • Academic administration
Education
Mitchell Community College Statesville, NC Expected in Associate of Arts : Business - GPA :
Mitchell Community College Statesville, NC Expected in 01/2021 Associate of Arts : Paralegal Studies - GPA :
Work History
Ceridian Corporation - Paralegal
Saint Petersburg, PA, 02/2021 - Current
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database.
  • Collected, drafted and maintained resources to provide comprehensive materials accessible to all firm lawyers.
  • Drafted, signed and certified key legal documents.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request.
  • Answer client calls to respond to inquiries, using open-ended questioning skills to attain applicable information.
  • Assigned file numbers and recorded case numbers to prepare master client list.
  • Confirmed appointments, communicated with clients and updated client records.
  • Managed multiple tasks and met time-sensitive deadlines.
Merritt Academy - K-5 Elementary Director
Mclean, VA, 08/2016 - Current
  • Trained Youth Development Professionals on effective teaching techniques, classroom management strategies and behavior modification.
  • Motivated students towards learning and studying to build self-confidence and reduce anxiety of failure in writing.
  • Monitored and evaluated educational programs to maintain high-quality performance objectives and standards.
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills and correct weaknesses.
  • Worked with students in classrooms, small study areas or home environments to provide educational support.
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments and meetings.
  • Assisted in administrative duties for office team, including making phone calls, copies and schedules.
  • Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Corresponded with parents and principals through email, telephone or postal mail.
  • Promptly answered multi-line phone system and greeted callers enthusiastically.
  • Welcomed each new arrival pleasantly and confirmed reservations and identification.
  • Directed incoming calls to internal personnel and departments, routing to best-qualified personnel.
  • Created support documentation that empowered and enabled user community to extend skills, leverage system features and find resolutions to questions without intervention from support team.
NB Mills Elementary School - Assistant Teacher
City, STATE, 10/2018 - 06/2019
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
  • Assisted lead teachers with lesson plan creation and materials development .
  • Collaborated with teachers for lesson preparation by preparing materials and setting up equipment.
  • Documented student progress and communicated with parents to keep informed.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence.
  • Supported teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Collaborated with teachers to increase comprehensive and long-term success.
  • Implemented and encouraged debate-style classroom environment to increase student engagement and promote critical thinking.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to reinforce student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
Languages
creole :
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated :

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mitchell Community College
  • Mitchell Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Paralegal
  • K-5 Elementary Director
  • Assistant Teacher

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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