receptionist resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Highly motivated Air Force Veteran, seeking a challenging work environment in which to demonstrate my meticulous organizational abilities and unwavering professionalism. I have over 10 years of office management experience and legal administration experience. Reliable Legal Secretary successful at maintaining complex docket systems, tracking deadlines and coordinating depositions.Organized Legal Secretary adept at managing multiple high priority tasks. Expert in preparing legal documents such as briefs, motions and subpoenas.Legal Secretary with over 8 years in legal administration. Skillfully blends a diverse background in law with real-life experience to make rational and sound judgments and maintain high productivity. Legal Secretary effective at taking on large and small tasks with little guidance or outside help. Successfully applies excellent time management skills and expert knowledge of legal procedures.

Core Qualifications
  • Client-focused
  • Results-oriented
  • Quick learner
  • File/records maintenance
  • Self-directed
  • Results-oriented
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Time management
  • Professional and mature
  • Dedicated team player
  • Understands grammar
  • Mail management
  • QuickBooks
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Word processing
  • Highly organized
  • Appointment setting
Receptionist, 12/2009 to 12/2014
Oakleaf Village Of RaleighIndianapolis, IN,
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
  • Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
  • Receive payment and record receipts for services.
  • Transmit information or documents to customers, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine File and maintain records.
  • Perform duties, such as taking care of plants or straightening magazines to maintain lobby or reception area.
Legal Assistant, 04/1997 to 12/2004
ImgLos Angeles, CA,
  • Review legal publications and perform database searches to identify laws and court.
  • decisions relevant to pending cases.
  • Prepare and distribute invoices to bill clients or pay account expenses.
  • Make photocopies of correspondence, documents, and other printed matter.
  • Schedule and make appointments.
  • Organize and maintain law libraries, documents, and case files.
  • Receive and place telephone calls.
  • Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials.
  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.
Secretary, 04/1996 to 03/1997
Mdu Resources Group, Inc.Spokane Valley, WA,
  • Schedule funerals, burials, or cremations.
  • Respond to customer complaints, legal inquiries, payment negotiations, or other post-service matters.
  • Answer telephones, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems, either manually or using a computer.
  • Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders, and address complaints.
  • Complete and mail bills, contracts, policies, invoices, or checks.
  • Open, sort, and route incoming mail, answer correspondence, and prepare outgoing mail.
  • Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities, business transactions, and other activities.
  • Managed the receptionist area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.
  • Maintained the front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Received and distributed faxes and mail in a timely manner.
  • Received and screened a high volume of internal and external communications, including email and mail.
Transportation Management Office Specialist, 03/1990 to 03/1991
Transportation Management Office United States Air Force ­ Williams AFB, STATE,
  • Check completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format.
  • Perform other clerical duties such as answering telephone, sorting and distributing mail, running errands or sending faxes.
  • Gather, register, and arrange the material to be typed, following instructions.
  • File and store completed documents on computer hard drive or disk, and/or maintain a computer filing system to store, retrieve, update and delete documents.
  • Reformat documents, moving paragraphs and/or columns.
  • Transmit work electronically to other locations.
  • Use data entry devices, such as optical scanners, to input data into computers for revision or editing.
  • Received and screened a high volume of internal and external communications, including email and mail.
  • Properly routed agreements, contracts and invoices through the signature process.
Certificate: Traffic Management Office, Expected in 1990 to Sheppard Air Force Base Technical Training - Wichita Falls, TX

Office Administration coursework

Select One: paralegal, Expected in to Pikes Peak Community College - Colorado Springs, CO

Business English and Legal Terminology seminars

Coursework in English, Communications and Writing

Professional Affiliations

clerical, contracts, clients, data entry, database, delivery, editing, faxes, facsimile machine, facsimile, facsimile

machine, fax, filing, hard drive, inventory, law, legal, Mail, Office, negotiations, office machines, photocopiers, policies, publications, reception, scanners, scheduling, switchboard, telephone, voice mail

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School Attended

  • Sheppard Air Force Base Technical Training
  • Pikes Peak Community College

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