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Legal Administrative Assistants perform clerical tasks in law firms and complete various duties in order to support attorneys throughout their activity: conducting research, managing schedules and correspondence, preparing trials, answering phone calls, solving or referring inquiries, and greeting clients. Any Legal Administrative Assistant resume should emphasize legal proceedings knowledge, as well as communication and organizational skills, business etiquette, and average IT skills. Resume examples for Legal Administrative Assistants mention a high school diploma or a college degree.

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Legal Administrative Assistant

Managed business calendars, contact lists, and appointments for two senior counsel attorneys.

  • Arranged complex and detailed travel arrangements and itineraries while being cost effective.
  • Assisted with the planning and organization of special events including the summer party, holiday party and United Way Campaign.
  • Provided financial support, including preparation of expense reports and reconciliation of credit card statements.
  • Increased efficiency by creating new legal copy review filing system, allowing attorneys to access files 20% more quickly.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
2

Legal Administrative Assistant

Assisted in preparation of legal documents for attorney specializing in corporate, estate planning, real estate law and tax law.

  • Scheduled meetings, appointments, updated contact lists and other similar activities for attorney.
  • Composed and edited external correspondence.
  • Reviewed surveys and compared to legal descriptions to verify accuracy.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with clients as needed.
  • Ability to handle situations, exercise sound judgment and work independently to achieve objectives in a fast paced environment.
Candidate Info
46
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
3

Legal Administrative Assistant

Prepared affidavits and other legal documentation for lawyers and other officials.

  • Used computer software to file, update, prepare and, maintain legal documents for court cases.
  • Drafted contracts for business mergers, license agreements and selling of property.
  • Assisted and supported lawyers, administrative assistants and other staff counsel in all aspects of litigation management, including document preparation, trial preparation and support.
  • Provided litigation support in a variety of cases, including products liability and court litigation.
  • Typed up depositions, reviewed court files and filed court documents.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
4

Legal Administrative Assistant

Worked on a world trade center case involving the appeasement of company clients and affected plaintiffs

  • Researched government policies in regards to the Zadroga Act to determine its applicability to each plaintiff
  • Created a spreadsheet with relevant information collected from individual plaintiff files to analyze each litigant claim
  • Used legal billing software to record attorney activities in order to present formal billing statements to clients
  • Read and summarized out-of-court witness testimonies for the attorney to use during trials
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Politics
BA
Economics
5

Legal Administrative Assistant

Supported Senior Counsel with mergers and acquisitions and Associate Counsel with physician and hospital contracts.

  • Composed letters and typed contracts, agreements and amendments.
  • Organized meetings and maintained attorneys' calendars.
  • Arranged travel and submitted expense accounts.
  • Scheduled continuing legal education for attorneys.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High
6

Legal Administrative Assistant, Deputy Clerk

Legal assistant to three felony division attorneys

  • Scheduled and organized meetings, appointments for attorneys
  • Filed necessary paperwork for court dates
  • Translated for Spanish-speaking clients, acted as liaison between attorneys, victims, and witnesses
  • Tracked court cases and organized confidential case files
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Education
Political Science, Pre-law
7

Receptionist / Legal Administrative Assistant

Interacted with clients on a daily basis in person, over the phone or email.

  • Assisted Real Estate Department in preparing Legal and Mortgage documents.
  • Created and maintained spreadsheets using advanced Excel functions to develop reports and lists.
  • Dispersed incoming mail to correct recipient's through the office.
  • Planned meetings and prepared weekly reports.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Information Systems Management
BA
Business Administration
8

Legal Administrative Assistant

Managed and provided support to a Senior Tax Partner and two Associates

  • Maintained Partner's calendar via Outlook
  • Handled heavy volume of calls and client contact
  • Acted as liaison between clients and Attorneys
  • Coordinated meetings, conferences, and travel
  • Prepared legal documents and client correspondence
  • Assisted with secretarial overflow and support
  • Served as Tax Department Representative on the Secretarial Committee
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Business
BS
Behavioral Sciences
9

Legal Administrative Assistant

Primary administrative support to Law Firm President and 3 Senior Litigation attorneys.

  • Provided assistance to litigation team in preparation for trial and ongoing case management.
  • Assisted in finalizing various motions, briefs, and discovery by redlining, proofreading and bates labeling.
  • Maintained and managed the docket system for 4 attorneys using Docket Enterprise.
  • Entered daily time entries for 4 attorneys using Elite.
  • Typed dictation from attorneys as needed.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for 4 attorneys.
  • Managed billing files and invoiced over 30 client cases on a monthly basis.
  • Performed data entry and other administrative tasks as assigned by attorneys or other team members.
  • Lead liaison between firm President and other firm executives, attorneys and staff.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Interior Design
10

Legal Administrative Assistant

  • Organized and scheduled attorney's personal and business daily activities including all in-house and external appointments.
  • Arranged all necessary preparations for meetings including informational legal documents, and other items needed to complete client meeting goals.
  • Maintained and archived incoming and outgoing hard-copy correspondence with scanning system in paperless office environment.
  • Reviewed all legal hardcopy documents checking grammar, spelling and appropriate legal formatting.
  • Coordinated out-of-office activity and made necessary travel and client-meeting arrangements.
  • Maintained court calendaring using Abacus program to ensure legal filing deadlines were adhered to.
  • Optimized billing processes, resolved delinquent accounts, and utilized QuickBooks expertise in tracking AR/AP, profits and overhead.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Legal

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