paralegal resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Microsoft Office; Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw; Summation; Viewpoint; Adobe (Photoshop, InDesign)
07/2014 to Current Paralegal City Of Vallejo | Vallejo, CA,
  • Serve clients alongside attorneys at a diverse litigation practice on matters in state and federal courts involving contracts, fraud, foreign and domestic business transactions, commercial real estate, securities litigation, intellectual property, trusts and estates, medical malpractice Aid in court filings by preparing documents for filing, creating cover sheets, filing electronically, and delivering hard copies of filings to the chambers of the presiding judge Collaborate with attorneys on all aspects of litigating cases, including serving subpoenas; drafting affidavits, voir dire questions, and emails to clients and other attorneys; proofreading and formatting legal documents (e.g.
  • briefs, motions, letters); and creating and maintaining exhibit lists Assist attorneys with depositions by researching witnesses, compiling and organizing exhibits by bates number; preparing copies of exhibits in binders and folders for distribution to all parties; uploading deposition transcripts; and arranging for the delivery of transcripts to the appropriate parties Conduct legal research in collaboration with attorneys by searching cases on Westlaw, retrieving filings and decisions from judicial dockets; gathering primary sources (cases, statutes, and regulations) and secondary resources (legal books, online databases, court webpages) Office of the New York State Attorney General, Eric T.
  • Schneiderman.
06/2014 to 08/2014 Intern Integer | , ,
  • Collaborated with colleagues in the Intergovernmental Affairs Bureau to organize and execute several-hundred person community forums on topics including: environmental protection, labor and civil rights, healthcare, and consumer fraud Provided on-site support at the Westchester community forum by setting up the venue, checking in and directing attendees, and resolving logistical issues Served as a point of contact at the Attorney General's office for families of 'Triple C Award' recipients; reached out to constituents about relevant initiatives and services; and invited constituents to events by phone, email, and postage Compiled contact information for elected officials and noted residents of different regions in New York State Office of the New York State Governor, Andrew M.
  • Cuomo New York, NY Intern to SAGE Commission & Interagency Coordinator for Nonprofits 06/12-08/12 Oversaw three other interns assisting the SAGE Commission complete its final report to the Governor Responsibilities included conducting research, fact-checking, proofreading, and inputting edits into the master copy Authored a legislative briefing on the 'aid to the needy' provision (Article XVII) of the New York State Constitution Drafted letters and emails, conducted research, and provided logistical and administrative assistance to the Interagency Coordinator for Nonprofits.
06/2014 to 08/2014 Intern Integer | Beaverton, OR,
  • Authored an extensive report on veteran unemployment in New York State for a senior policy advisor.
  • Drafted letters and emails, conducted research, and edited memoranda.
  • Provided editing, research, and administrative assistance to the Executive Vice President of the Regional Economic Development Councils, which are ten public-private economic development partnerships formed by the Governor to develop plans for strategic growth in their regions of New York State.
Expected in 5 2014 Bachelor of Arts | Philosophy Columbia University, Columbia College, New York, NY GPA: cum laude GPA: 3.81 / 4.00 cum laude, Dean's List
cum laude Philosophy GPA: 3.81 / 4.00 cum laude, Dean's List Fall 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; Spring 2011, 2012, 2013) Studied abroad in Paris at Columbia a full course-load in French at Columbia's global center in Paris Took two philosophy courses at a French University, where I was responsible for the same coursework as the French students, including in-class exams, take-home exams, and length essays, and received top marks in both
Expected in 6 2014 | Horace Mann School, Bronx, NY GPA:
Awarded honors in European History and Japanese Executive Editor of Horace Mann Review; Executive Board member of Model UN SAT Score: 2370 (800 Reading, 790 Math, 780 Writing)
Current affairs, Constitutional Law, Politics, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Debate, Squash
English (native), French (fluent)
administrative, Adobe (Photoshop, Attorney, C, contracts, clients, databases, delivery, directing, drafting, editing, Editor, email, English, essays, filing, French, InDesign, Japanese, legal, legal research, letters, Lexis-Nexis, litigation, Math, Microsoft Office, Office, organizing, philosophy, proofreading, Reading, real estate, researching, research, SAGE, SAT, securities, strategic, phone, Westlaw
Additional Information
  • Interests: Current affairs, Constitutional Law, Politics, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Debate, Squash
Professional Affiliations
Delta Sigma Phi (Member of Executive Board); Columbia University Pre-Law Society (Member); Interfraternity Council (Representative)

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  • Columbia University, Columbia College
  • Horace Mann School

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