paralegal resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Quality writing and communication skills in a legal environment. Successful at prioritizing a diverse range of tasks and balancing the demands. Strong knowledge on researching Westlaw and LexisNexis. Ability to adapt to a new environment and uphold a responsible workload quickly. Possessing excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Exceptional knowledge of legal terminology. Highly motivated to continually improve and extend personal skills and knowledge. Desire to increased responsibility and opportunities for professional growth.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Paralegal, 05/2017 to Present
Earth Fare, IncWilliamsburg, VA,
  • Defense Litigation law firm.
Paralegal, 04/2016 to 05/2017
Earth Fare, IncKansas City, MO,
  • Specialized with various types of insurance defense litigation and arbitration.
  • Worked under the direct supervision of attorneys.
  • Contacted key witnesses to testify at court hearings.
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Drafted, signed and certified key legal documents for judicial review.
  • Maintained ongoing communication with opposing parties from discovery to trial phase.
  • Communicated with outside vendors on behalf of attorneys and legal departments.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request.
Assistant, 01/2016 to
CarlyleWashington, DC,
  • Worked under the direct supervision of the Digital Resource Officer, Barry Rothman.
  • Performed Data entry on Residential and Commercial burglaries and fire alarms.
  • Updated Billing information and maintained current records.
  • Engaged in accounting assignments, specializing in invoicing, collections and the creation of spreadsheets.
  • Formatted the layout of the Police and Fire department handbook using Microsoft Office.
Bartender/Server, 01/2014 to 01/2016
Firstservice ResidentialBal Harbour, FL,
  • Utilized Excellent Communication and listening skills.
  • Carried out responsibilities for large sums of money and upholding standards pursuant to federal law.
  • Created a positive atmosphere and employed a strong work ethic.
  • Catered to a wide array of clientele in an effective manner.
  • Provided outstanding customer service and developed a steady client base.
Education and Training
Associate: Applied Science, Expected in March 2016 to Berkeley College - White Plains, NY
Applied Science Consistently on Dean's List
Graduate: Legal Studies, Expected in to - ,
Legal Studies Writing for the Legal Profession; Business Law; Legal Ethics & Professional Values; Legal Research & Writing; Contract Law & Civil Litigation.
accounting, arbitration, Billing, Business Law, Excellent Communication, clientele, client, clients, customer service, Data entry, documentation, email, insurance, invoicing, layout, Law, Legal, legal documents, Legal Research, listening, Litigation, mail, money, Microsoft Office, Police, spreadsheets, supervision, phone
Activities and Honors

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School Attended

  • Berkeley College

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  • Paralegal
  • Paralegal
  • Assistant
  • Bartender/Server


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  • Graduate

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