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senior litigation paralegal resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Agile and well organized with over 20 years of professional experience in the private and public sectors. Skilled at dealing with sensitive situations and keen to providing support with organizational diplomacy, and excellent communication skills. Gifted at working with all types of customers. Looking for a new role where hard work and dedication will be highly valued.

Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Relationship Building
  • Trial Preparation Assistance
  • Calendar Management
  • Legal Correspondence
  • Information Confidentiality
  • Document Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Filing System Organization
  • Deposition Briefings
  • Legal Terminology
  • Document Preparation
  • Motions Drafting
  • Case Support Skills
  • Effective Multitasking
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Case Management
  • Client Support
  • Court Document Filing
  • Task Prioritization
  • Inventory Management
  • Billing Statements
  • Data Archiving
  • Meeting Preparation
  • Customer Service
  • Appointment Setting
  • Good Judgment and Decision Making
  • LexisNexis
  • Employee Training
  • Data Confidentiality
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Work Prioritization
  • Deadline Monitoring
  • Schedule Coordination
  • Civil Law
  • Attention to Detail
  • Administrative Support
  • Team Building
  • Project Organization
Education and Training
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA Expected in 09/2020 Paralegal Certification : - GPA :
Northside High School Roanoke, VA Expected in 06/1994 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Ropes & Gray - Senior Litigation Paralegal
New York, NY, 06/2022 - Current
  • Analyzed incoming data from sources and provided detailed reports to case teams.
  • Interviewed clients on interrogatories and recorded answers in writing, reviewing answers with attorneys and preparing answers in final form for submission.
  • Contacted witnesses and scheduled interviews and evaluations.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents.
  • Analyzed work product and created document productions using database platforms and performing quality control reviews and revising or improving documents where appropriate.
  • Performed variety of automated support tasks necessary to prepare, organize, index, develop and manage exhibits, evidence and data relevant to cases.
  • Filed pleadings and appeals with court clerks to expedite trial proceedings.
  • Performed extensive research to prepare for court cases and gathered pertinent case information.
  • Organized exhibits and arguments to present evidence on behalf of clients.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Obtained, reviewed and summarized medical records at direction of trial attorneys, consulting outside experts and arranging for medical examinations when relevant to cases.
  • Drafted correspondence, documented data and submitted materials to appropriate parties.
  • Met with clients and attorneys to discuss case details and evidence.
  • Used state and federal electronic filing systems.
The Realreal, Inc. - Settlement/Litigation Paralegal
Reno, NV, 08/2018 - 06/2022
  • Collected case materials such as evidence, exhibits, motions and subpoenas.
  • Analyzed work product and created document productions using database platforms and performing quality control reviews and revising or improving documents where appropriate.
  • Met with clients and attorneys to discuss case details and evidence.
  • Created and updated case management and client account databases.
  • Drafted motions, briefs and other legal documents.
  • Drafted correspondence, documented data and submitted materials to appropriate parties.
  • Filed pleadings and appeals with court clerks to expedite trial proceedings.
  • Booked travel arrangements for firm attorneys and support staff.
  • Responded to client calls and inquiries to deliver applicable information.
  • Organized and prepared case exhibits and evidence for trial.
  • Knowledgeable dealing with pleadings, affidavits, motions and exhibit preparation.
  • Interviewed clients on interrogatories and recorded answers in writing, reviewing answers with attorneys and preparing answers in final form for submission.
  • Performed variety of automated support tasks necessary to prepare, organize, index, develop and manage exhibits, evidence and data relevant to cases.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Drafted witness declarations and pretrial statements.
Home Chef - Shipping and Receiving Associate
Chicago, IL, 08/2017 - 07/2018
  • Weighed mail to determine correct postage.
  • Inspected and recorded incoming and outgoing orders for count, damage and dates.
  • Traced missing material and shipments through vendor and customer communications.
  • Checked customer orders, labeling and documentation prior to shipment to avoid delays.
  • Organized deliveries by sorting and stocking receivables
  • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
  • Logged inbound and outbound discrepancies for wrong products, incorrect quantities and damages.
  • Operated lift and hand trucks to transfer materials to and from target areas.
  • Checked items to be shipped against work orders to confirm correct quantities, destination and routing.
H & H Rentals - Office Manager
City, STATE, 01/2000 - 03/2010
  • Held regular one-on-one meetings with employees to review performance and priorities and provide feedback.
  • Produced thorough, accurate and timely reports of project activities.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and effectively diffused tense situations.
  • Mediated conflicts between employees and facilitated effective resolutions to disputes.
  • Handled scheduling and managed timely and effective allocation of resources and calendars.
  • Managed office budget to handle inventory, postage and vendor services.
  • Used judgment and initiative in handling confidential matters and requests.
  • Reviewed employee performance and provided ongoing feedback and coaching to drive performance improvement.
  • Planned and led team meetings to review business results and communicate new and ongoing priorities.
  • Automated office operations for managing client correspondence, payment schedules and data communications.
  • Oversaw receiving and organizing correspondence, answering and forwarding calls and creating business letters and records.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Created and managed budgets for travel, training and teambuilding activities.
  • Recruited and trained new employees to meet job requirements.
  • Maintained impeccable office organization to support efficiency, professionalism and performance objectives.
  • Resolved customer inquiries and complaints requiring management-level escalation.
  • Managed, scheduled and coordinated office functions and activities for employees.
  • Interviewed prospective employees and provided input to HR on hiring decisions.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
Activities and Honors
  • United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Executive Officer, Roanoke, Viringia (2012-Present)

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Northside High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Litigation Paralegal
  • Settlement/Litigation Paralegal
  • Shipping and Receiving Associate
  • Office Manager

Degrees

  • Paralegal Certification
  • High School Diploma

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