Legal Assistant Resume Sample Two

999 Main Street • Any Town, NY 999999 • (999) 999-9999

JOSEPH TAYLOR

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position with a dynamic professional organization that will allow me to utilize my administrative, legal and communication skills.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

ABC Inc.
Any Town, NY
Legal Assistant
(June 2009 – January 2010)

  • Assist in preparation of trials.
  • Conduct legal research.
  • Digest and index information obtained prior to trial.
  • Gather information in preparation for lawsuits.
  • Maintain complex dockets and files, both manually and electronically.
  • Perform office procedures in the everyday running of a legal office.
  • Prepare and interpret legal documents.
  • Prepare pleadings, subpoenas, and other legal documents.
  • Research factual and legal issues.
  • Prepare documents and organize materials for trials.
  • Schedule appointments, court appearances, and depositions.
  • Type memos and correspondence.

XYZ Corp.
Any Town, NY
Legal Assistant
(January 2009 – June 2009)

  • Medical malpractice litigation experience.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, and typing capability of 70 wpm
  • Legal Assistant to General Counsel and 3 Associate General Counsel, responsible for typing dictation, drafting correspondence, processing and routing mail, scheduling, answering phones, and filing.
  • Notary Public, licensed in Kentucky and West Virginia.
  • Experienced legal researcher familiar with Lois law and other Internet-based research tools, specializing in international law and human rights.
  • Legal Librarian responsible for maintaining departmental library, including purchasing, cataloging, and updating law books, legal journals, periodicals, and other references.
  • Proficient Spanish bilingual skills with experience interpreting and translating legal documents.

BCD Inc.
Any Town, NY
Legal Assistant
(October 2004 – October 2008)

  • Prepares legal pleadings including petitions, motions, witness lists, summons and citations.
  • Works with caseworkers to obtain information for filing pleadings or preparation of other legal documents.
  • Maintains court docket for division, pulls files for daily court docket, reviews and organizes files accordingly.
  • Prepares court orders, in court, at the time of the proceeding for distribution to all parties.
  • Works with court staff to coordinate dockets, hearing dates, and execution of documents.
  • Serves as back up to other clerical and support staff.
  • Executes administrative project incident to office management and operations at the direction of the Chief Deputy County Attorney.

EDUCATION

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Any Town, NY
(1993-1997)
Major: Mass Communications and Broadcasting

  • Completed internship with WABC-TV News Channel 6 (May-August of 1995)

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Microsoft Windows ‘95-2000 and Microsoft Windows XP (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook), Groupwise, Windows Explorer DM Extension, WordPerfect, CompareRite, DeltaView, Westlaw, Lexis and Nexis, Amicus, Timeslips, TABS, TABS III, PC Law, Quick books and Quick books Pro, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Acrobat Writer and Printshop

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