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Legal assistant

Legal assistant

Experienced

Support one associate and one partner by preparing, editing, and finalizing legal documents. Manage attorney calendars, scheduling all client meetings, court appearances, and travel. Monitor all incoming phone calls and emails and draft correspondence. Rapidly respond to urgent requests and adapt to ever-changing needs in fast-paced office.

  • Perform conflict checks with prospective clients, identifying and escalating at least 10 instances that prohibited firm from providing impartial representation.
  • Gathered court documents, including exhibits and enclosures, for over 200 cases during 5-year period.
  • Introduced and managed new case management system that significantly reduced time spent searching for and locating relevant documents.
  • Prepared and drafted thousands of pleadings, including counterclaims, third-party complaints, discovery, trial preparation, motions, and interrogatories.
  • Provided interim coverage for several additional associates and partners during staff transitions and leaves of absence, balancing up to 4 attorneys at one time.

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Legal secretary

Experienced

Organize attorney records, including email and voicemail accounts, using effective maintenance systems that allow for easy use. Draft, edit, and review legal documents, including transactional agreements and employment contracts, with a high level of attention to detail. Prepare documents for client meetings.

  • Communicate daily with 10-15 clients over phone, email, and in person.
  • Manage cloud-based document management system, including troubleshooting issues in collaboration with the vendor support team.
  • Request, obtain, and index records, including client background checks, police files, and documents from other legal databases.
  • Liaise between law firm and court, communicating with clerks, judges, and outside attorneys to relay critical information and schedule hearings.
  • Opened over 100 new client accounts, effectively managing all client records and retrieving requested information on a daily basis.

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Paralegal

Paralegal

Experienced

Worked for a personal injury law firm, advising clients on their rights and responsibilities in dealing with lawsuits and liens.

  • Filed legal documents through mail, in-person, or through electronic filing applications.
  • Researched, drafted legal documents and motions, assembled and managed essential files, and assisted in trial preparations.
  • Arranged meetings with clients to discuss legal terms and documentation.
  • Drafted legal arguments used for court trials.
  • Located and interviewed trial witnesses.
  • Filed appeals with opposing law team.
  • Identified relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes, and other pertinent material.
  • Coordinated deadlines and filed requirements for multiple clients at a time.

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Paralegal

Experienced

Draft correspondence, initial pleadings and discovery, releases, and authorizations for team of 6 attorneys. Conduct legal research and identify relevant sources of information for current legal matters. Facilitate communication between attorneys, clients, experts, witnesses, courts, and administrative agencies.

  • Worked on over 100 cases by preparing trial and discovery notebooks, initial drafts of settlement documents, medical summaries, and more.
  • Index hundreds of discovery and investigation files each month in secure cloud data management solution.
  • Trained new administrative assistant on document management and office policies.
  • Requested and subpoenaed 200+ records for court cases, including medical and HR records.
  • Prepared exhibits and deposition testimonies for over 50 trials.

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Attorney

Attorney

Experienced

Advocate for clients by leading pleadings, hearings, depositions, and mediations in family law cases covering adoption, divorce, paternity, child custody, and emancipation. Demonstrate compassion to clients while aggressively pursuing resolutions that are in clients’ best interests. Utilize deep understanding of case law and civil procedure.

  • Represented 100+ clients in divorce proceedings, including negotiations of property settlements, spousal support, and child custody.
  • Build rapport with judges, mediators, court clerks, and other staff to make weekly court proceedings and appearances seamless and cordial.
  • Advise clients on child custody arrangements and mandatory child support.
  • Lead discovery and conduct investigations to craft compelling cases in support of clients’ interests.
  • Served as second or third chair on 11 cases that went to trial, preparing extensive arguments to support client.

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Attorney

Experienced

Conduct extensive legal research to prepare diverse cases for trials, hearings, and appeals. Advise clients on best course of legal action and represent them in court on a regular basis. Work collaboratively with team of experienced partners, associates, and paralegals to secure optimal outcomes for clients.

  • Worked on over 200 cases and served as first chair on 9 trials.
  • Settled at least 70% of cases, negotiating favorable outcomes for clients while avoiding unnecessary costs and preventing penalties assessed during trial by jury.
  • Recovered over $15M in damages for clients by successfully negotiating settlements and winning court cases.
  • Prepare pleadings, arguments, and legal briefs for cases covering liability, employment law, constitutional law, and more.
  • Prioritize workload while balancing multiple active client cases.

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Notary public

Notary public

Experienced

Performed notary tasks for the department of motor vehicles such as being available to witness the signings of drivers’ licenses, certificates of title applications, and notices of sales.

  • Traveled between title offices and customer offices to notarize documents and handle paperwork.
  • Followed the government’s guidelines for all vehicular transactions.
  • Served as a witness to the signings of driver’s licenses.
  • Processed the payments for car titles and registrations.
  • Filed documentations for car registrations.
  • Performed daily cash out processes and daily shipment processes.
  • Scanned and saved all motor vehicle records onto computer.
  • Ensured that document and ID signers executed jurats, meaning they acknowledged the legitimacy of the forms they were signing.

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Notary public

Experienced

Facilitated virtual and in-person depositions and arbitrations for local and federal courts. Confirmed all documents and affidavits had been executed and notarized properly. Communicated clearly with individuals from diverse backgrounds, explaining procedures and confirming individual understanding.

  • Notarized up to 700 documents per month.
  • Supervised 5-10 court hearings per week, including depositions and arbitrations.
  • Actively learned about current laws and regulations to maintain certification.
  • Deescalated stressful situations by building rapport and calmly communicating requirements to distressed individuals.
  • Recorded detailed transcripts of all testimonies and independently manage records.

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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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Paralegal

Competent and detail-oriented paralegal professional with exceptional research, oral, writing, and organizing abilities. Can pinpoint factual and grammatical errors in legal documents and re-write pertinent legal information in a manner that is easy to understand for both clients and attorneys.

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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

Legal assistant

Courteous and diligent legal professional is in search of a career opportunity to assist legal staff with duties that include research, drafting, writing, and proofreading legal documents.

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Paralegal

Hard-working and knowledgeable entry-level paralegal professional is seeking an opportunity with a legal entity to assist with drafting, writing, and reviewing affidavits and other documents.

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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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