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 - Cell: - - - -
Professional Summary

Driven Paralegal successful at thriving in high stress, high-pressure environments and situations involving constant change and vast ambiguity in data and instruction. Paralegal motivated to continually improve and extend personal skills and knowledge to attain increased responsibility and opportunities for professional growth. Legal professional with strong skills in writing, organizing and project managing cases related to intellectual property law. Expertly conducts research, collects witness statements and organizes files. Experienced working with diverse populations to optimize representation.

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Database Research
  • Online Research
  • Litigation support
  • Court transcription
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Document filing
  • Legal Research
  • Ability To Build Relationships
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Verbal And Written Communication
  • Corporate Law
  • Export Administration Regulations (Ear)
  • Commerce
  • Ability To Mentor
  • Creative Solutions
  • Systems Training
  • Mitigate Risk
  • Mental Health
  • Create Model
  • Attention To Detail
  • Knowledge Of Business
  • Excellent Analytical
  • Contract Administration
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Contract Negotiations
Work History
02/2019 to 02/2023
PARALEGAL Hunton & Williams Washington, DC,
  • Completed recordkeeping, filing, and data entry duties.
  • Performed technical and quality systems audits of laboratory.
  • Performed routine preventive maintenance on equipment parts and materials.
  • Diagnosed and reported malfunctions of technical equipment.
  • Reported problems and concerns to management.
  • Inspected raw materials and finished products to verify quality and disposed items that did not meet safety requirements.
  • Recorded and organized test data for report generation and analysis.
  • Determined root cause of deviations and non-conforming results and implemented appropriate corrective and preventive actions throughout product development process.
  • Adhered to safety and clean area procedures to comply with agency and regulatory mandates.
  • Conducted investigations into questionable test results.
  • Liaised between quality control and other departments and contractors, providing project updates and consultation.
  • Reviewed production processes and identified potential quality issues.
  • Created testing protocols to be used across product lines.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation, and information for discovery request.
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions, and pleadings.
  • Researched statutes, decisions, legal articles, and codes.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email, and mail.
  • Assisted attorneys with reviewing and organizing witness reports.
  • Revised and finalized letters, briefs, and memos.
  • Contacted clients to schedule appointments and discuss progress of cases.
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database.
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information.
  • Reviewed Deed of Trust, Title Commitment and prior bankruptcies documents.
  • Prepared various exhibits for attorneys for public meetings, zoning commission meetings, and legal resolutions.
  • Produced legal documents such as briefs, pleadings and appeals.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Adaptable and proficient in learning new concepts quickly and efficiently.
  • Developed strong organizational and communication skills through coursework and volunteer activities.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Ran errands and provided general office support in a professional environment.
  • Delivered services to customer locations within specific timeframes.
  • Developed strong communication and organizational skills through working on group projects.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations.
01/2018 to 05/2019
Machine Operator Brady Corporation Ontario, CA,
  • Operated machining equipment safely with team of operators.
  • Complied with company and OSHA safety rules and regulations.
  • Set up and ran machinery to produce exceptional products for industrial needs.
  • Monitored machines during operation to detect sounds of malfunction or excessive vibration and adjusted machines to eliminate problems.
  • Calibrated, tested, and adjusted machine settings or controls in preparation for production operations.
  • Assessed equipment after each production run and performed preventive maintenance to keep machines running smoothly.
  • Kept detailed production records and identified hold-ups.
  • Maintained equipment performance by lubricating and cleaning components.
  • Updated daily production logs and informed management of production incidents or non-conformance issues.
02/2016 to 06/2018
LEGAL RESEARCHER Steadymd Los Angeles, CA,
  • Established relevant black letter law by researching statutes and codes to case jurisdiction.
  • Located authoritative and relevant legal precedent to assess probable outcomes and potential arguments.
  • Contacted clients to schedule appointments and discuss progress of cases.
  • Researched statutes, decisions, legal articles, and codes.
  • Discovered and confirmed case information by retrieving
Expected in 04/202201/2022 to 04/2022 to
Massasoit Community College - Canton, MA,
Expected in 12/2012 to to
High School Diploma:
Ober High Schol - Oyugis Kenya,

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School Attended

  • Massasoit Community College
  • Ober High Schol

Job Titles Held:

  • Machine Operator


  • High School Diploma

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