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

Technologically-savvy Paralegal offering proficiency in spreadsheet development and legal research. Well-versed in legal terminology and legal document preparation. Bringing 3 plus years of legal expertise and commitment to supporting legal teams. Legal Secretary equipped with positive attitude and proven success functioning well in large corporate office environments. Manages priorities for multiple high profile attorneys with ease. Positive relationships with court officials, colleagues and law enforcement members. Focused with solid administrative support background. Pays attention to details as well as considering larger picture when managing court filing procedures and deadlines. Ambitious Intern driven to provide exceptional administrative support and customer service. Strengths include legal research, time management and trial preparation. Clear knowledge of court processes and legal proceedings. Highly skilled in evidence gathering and legal document analysis. Successful managing complex scheduling, office administration and special project support.

Skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Court transcription
  • Criminal laws
  • Civil law
  • Corporate law
  • Document filing
  • Litigation support
  • Document preparation
  • Negotiation
  • Administrative support
  • Legal Research
  • Credit disputes
  • Financial and estate planning
  • Criminal law
  • Tax Law
  • Account Administration
  • Fluent in legal terminology
  • Organizational Efficiency
  • Legal/Court Processes
  • Client service and support
  • Correspondence
  • Good telephone etiquette
Work History
to Paralegal Assistant Guide One Insurance | Sacramento, CA,
  • Generated leads to meet and exceed revenue goals by identifying new clients.
  • Analyzed elements of civil litigation, including evidence gathering and presentation and client counseling, in addition to evaluating jury selection methods processes.
  • Produced legal documents such as briefs, pleadings and appeals.
  • Prepared various exhibits for attorneys for public meetings, zoning commission meetings and legal resolutions.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Promoted firm's value and brand, and researched legal market to target new accounts.
  • Adhered to privacy laws to avert possible information breaches and protect client data.
  • Researched statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
  • Assisted attorneys with reviewing and organizing witness reports.
  • Implemented emergency procedures to save time and spearhead specific legal projects.
  • Established law library database accuracy by maintaining legal records to regulate disparities and perform updates.
  • Performed administrative tasks, including revising and finalizing letters, briefs and memos.
to Law Firm Receptionist Fawkes Idm | Houston, TX,
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
  • Executed time sheet reconciliation and created monthly announcements.
  • Filed documents with courts on behalf of attorney.
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies as needed.
  • Conducted daily accounting on all finances, deposits and safe.
  • Produced accurate office files, updated spreadsheets and crafted presentations to support executives and boost team efficiency.
  • Arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Maintained calendar and tickler system for managing partner, associate attorney and senior paralegal.
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
to Jury Consultant Intern Campson & Campson | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated diverse organizational systems to identify workflow, communication and resource utilization issues.
  • Contributed to success of client's organization by improving performance, motivation, job satisfaction, hiring practices, training programs and management systems.
  • Managed monetary transactions with perfect accuracy, which elevated customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Provided outstanding service to clients to maintain and extend relationship for future business opportunities.
  • Provided updates to all stakeholders on key milestones for projects.
  • Leveraged on-site observation and personal interviews to identify team and individual strengths.
  • Broadened improvement initiatives, troubleshooting problems for corrective action.
  • Took detailed notes and kept records of program and performance progress, education initiatives and leadership.
  • Conferred with existing and potential customers to assess requirements and propose optimal solutions.
  • Compiled research data and gave professional presentations highlighting finds and recommended optimizations.
  • Reviewed internal systems and organized training plans to address areas in need of improvement.
Education
Expected in 06/2021 Bachelors of Sciences | John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of New York, New York, NY GPA:
Expected in 06/2018 Associate of Science | Kingsborough Community College of The City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY GPA:
Expected in 06/2016 High School Diploma | Urban Assembly For Law & Justice , Brooklyn, NY, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of New York
  • Kingsborough Community College of The City University of New York
  • Urban Assembly For Law & Justice

Job Titles Held:

  • Paralegal Assistant
  • Law Firm Receptionist
  • Jury Consultant Intern

Degrees

  • Bachelors of Sciences
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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