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Paralegal

Paralegal

Entry level

Support 2 attorneys by managing case documents and conducting legal research as needed. Leverage various online resources to locate hard-to-find legal sources and client documents to support cases. Provide excellent client service when making phone calls, greeting clients, and scheduling appointments.

  • Generate monthly case updates for clients and attend client meetings.
  • Transcribe up to 50 legal documents, reports, and memoranda each month.
  • Created templates for complaints and discovery documents used office-wide.
  • Maintain filing system for over 10,000 confidential legal documents.
  • Research case citations, statutes, and factual data to support caseload of 10-20 clients.

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Paralegal

Entry level

Worked in a local courthouse being tasked with managing and researching criminal cases.

  • Collected, organized, and prepared documents and files for court cases.
  • Prepared contracts, correspondence, briefs, procedural orders, and appeals for clients.
  • Assisted in gathering evidence for trials.
  • Attended legal proceedings.
  • Summarized testimonies, interrogations, and depositions.
  • Drafted bills for clients.
  • Greeted clients with a friendly and professional disposition.
  • Worked in collaboration with attorneys to monitor and distribute memoranda and draft dispositions.
  • Performed independent legal and factual research relating to various court cases.
  • Extracted information found through research for archiving in the case management system software.

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Legal assistant

Legal assistant

Entry level

Provide administrative support to local law firm with 4 attorneys. Answer phone calls, greet clients, and maintain front desk operations. Organize client and attorney records, including calendars, meeting minutes, and other office files.

  • Field dozens of phone calls each week, answering questions with accurate information and directing calls to appropriate resource.
  • Help schedule client meetings, hearing dates, and depositions based on client and court availability.
  • Assist billing specialist with client invoices and collections by calling clients with past-due bills and entering time for attorneys.
  • Proofread office materials used on website, over email, and in person.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements both locally and regionally, including hotels, transportation, and meals.

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Legal assistant

Entry level

Worked in a small law firm handling the general front desk duties.

  • Performed clerical and secretarial duties as needed.
  • Greeted and welcomed clients and visitors in a warm and cordial manner.
  • Answered phone calls and transferred calls to the proper offices.
  • Ensured the office ran smoothly by making weekly spreadsheets on tasks that needed to be finished.
  • Maintained confidentiality when handling information pertaining to small claims lawsuits.
  • Sent out email notifications to office staff regarding meetings, building maintenance issues, and special events.
  • Kept track of attorneys’ calendars and scheduled appointments for meetings with clients and other personnel.
  • Proofread contractual agreements and affidavits.
  • Used photocopy machine to make duplicates of case and legal documents.

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Attorney

Attorney

Entry level

Work daily on commercial real estate and land use planning issues, including the acquisition, disposition, development, management, and leasing of residential, agricultural, commercial, and industrial properties. Liaison between clients, government officials, complainants, and third-party organizations.

  • Draft, prepare, review, and negotiate various commercial real estate documents.
  • Leverage knowledge of environmental, water, and natural resources law to secure favorable outcomes for clients.
  • Conduct legal research on property and development case law.
  • Advise caseload of 10-15 retail and multi-family property owners on an ongoing basis.
  • Help structure joint ventures and public-private partnerships for real estate development.

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Notary public

Notary public

Entry level

Worked as a notary for a real estate agency, being present for the signings of purchase agreements, listing agreements, customer service agreements, and buyer representation agreements.

  • Documented, dated, and certified the contents of legal and official documents.
  • Greeted, directed, and assisted customers that entered the office.
  • Filed and kept complex paperwork and extensive documents in a locked storage cabinet.
  • Requested that signers provided government-issued identification prior to the signings of agreement forms.
  • Created notarial certificates attesting that the documents are legally binding.
  • Used a notary seal stamp to complete the signings of documents.
  • Maintained knowledge of department policies and procedures.

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Notary public

Entry level

Worked as a notary for an insurance company, being a witness to the signings of car titles, homeowners’ insurance binders, health insurance claim forms, and business owner policy forms.

  • Ensured that notaries’ signatures and seals were distinct and unchanged from their original forms.
  • Entered and retrieved information from computer, answered multi-line phone system, and followed up with phone calls to customers when necessary.
  • Filed important documents and sensitive materials in a safe and secure storage facility.
  • Traveled to various locations to be present for the signings of insurance forms.
  • Verified that all parties executed all documents following proper protocol.
  • Ensured compliance with laws, regulations, and company policies.

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Paralegal

Diligent paralegal with 10+ years of experience supporting attorneys in criminal and civil procedures. Skilled at gathering and organizing legal documents for cases and briefing attorneys for court proceedings. Excellent research skills and in-depth knowledge of Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg Law, and other relevant databases. Quickly learns new technology related to research and document management. Experience in various areas of law, including employment, corporate, and tax law.

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Legal assistant

Dedicated legal assistant who learns quickly and brings a positive attitude to the job. Highly skilled at communicating with clients on the phone and in person, with a priority on delivering exceptional customer service in every interaction. Comfortable learning and using new technology that simplifies and improves business operations. Previously worked in other professional services settings and eager to build a long-term career with a law firm.

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Attorney

Dedicated corporate attorney with 7 years of experience working with public and private corporations. Client advisor providing counsel on a broad range of commercial and regulatory matters, including corporate governance, contracts, securities, M&A, and. Fluent at structuring, drafting, and negotiating agreements related to commercial transactions, as well as liaising with in-house counsel, business leaders, law firm partners, and third-party attorneys. Active bar license in the state of New York.

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Notary public

Conscientious and confidential notary public professional with highly regarded skills in organization, record keeping, impartiality, and maintaining good judgment. Possesses a vast and in-depth understanding of contractual rights and proprietaries. Knowledgeable and well-read regarding the content of documentation, forms, and paperwork.

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Objective examples

Paralegal

Organized and astute paralegal professional just starting a career in law is looking for a position with a well-respected firm for managing multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

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Legal assistant

Detail-oriented, organized, and goal-oriented professional with expertise in handling Business Immigration petitions. Builds positive relationships with clients while performing legal research, e-filling, tracking, drafting, and submitting legal documents promptly. I have a typing speed of 70 wpm seeking a full-time position as a Legal Assistant at a law firm.

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Attorney

Passionate and dedicated law graduate looking for an entry-level position in a prestigious law firm where knowledge of legal documentation is an appreciated and sought-after skill.

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Notary public

Informed and honest notary public with 6 years of experience is looking for a position that allows customers to feel secure in being protected and cared for.

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