Paralegal Assistant resume samples

Paralegal Assistants helps lawyers in their practice by completing a variety of tasks, such as filling documents, performing research, interacting with clients and offering them advice and preparing trials. A successful Paralegal Assistant Resume should put an emphasis on extensive legal knowledge as well as on soft skills and attention to details. Usually, Paralegal Assistant resume examples mention a degree in legal or paralegal studies. Other legal certifications may also be required by employers, depending on their needs.


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Patent Paralegal Assistant

Advanced to a Paralegal Assistant position after four months as a receptionist and to Senior Paralegal Assistant after one year

  • Performed legal research and assisted in the prosecution of United States and international patent rules
  • Independently developed a knowledge base regarding patent law
  • Composed, drafted and revised correspondence and legal documents for clients and attorneys with strict attention to deadlines
  • Created and maintained calendars for attorneys with important deadlines
CANDIDATE INFO
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
2

Paralegal Assistant

Successfully streamlined discovery process by utilizing Excel and database software to index and organize incoming case documents, as well as on site materials

  • Assembled concise document packages for use in trials and depositions
  • Analyzed and reviewed case materials and created deposition summaries
  • Increased efficiency in the IP department by continually organizing the on-site file library
  • Performed case research related to several ongoing IP matters
CANDIDATE INFO
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Comparative Literature
3

Compliance Assistant/paralegal Assistant

Supported team of 7 paralegals and 3 attorneys in busy law firm with basic clerical administrative duties including filing, typing, editing, faxing and phone calls.

  • Conducted detailed analyses of broad administrative processes accordingly, for efficiency of work operations, and maintained strict confidentiality while processing complex administrative assignments.
  • Assisted management with routine duties of administrative work processes, presenting findings, and recommendations via briefings, orally or in writing.
  • Reviewed, and interpreted data as part of the effectiveness and efficiency of work operations.
  • Researched and analyzed information using experience with software tools to clarify document results and findings.
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
4

Paralegal Assistant

Assisted the attorney and paralegal in obtaining documentation pertaining to the open cases we had on file

  • Scheduled and greeted clients, answered telephones and took messages when necessary, ordered supplies, and scheduled all the attorney's travel arrangements for out of town business
  • Filed casework at the courthouse for the Clay and Nassau County cases
  • Created and executed numerous projects using Word Perfect 10 and MS Excel
CANDIDATE INFO
8
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Cosmetology
5

Paralegal Assistant/legal Assistant

Prepared and finalized U.S. and foreign trademark patent and trademark legal documents for official filing, as well as, assisted in assembling exhibits to briefs for filing.

  • Drafted and finalized correspondence to clients and associates, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and foreign opposition.
  • Assisted in authentication and legalization of legal documents for trademark matters.
  • Responsible for monthly status checks on U.S. trademark files, foreign trademark files and foreign trademark oppositions.
  • Updated and monitored the docket, status reports, and specialized client trademark databases.
  • Performed various administrative duties, including transcription.
  • Organized a heavy work load and took on additional projects provided by supervisor and paralegal.
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Paralegal Studies
BA
Business Administration
6

Paralegal Assistant

Ensured proper indexing and filing of original legal documents.

  • Maintained internal case databases, conducted document searches and factual research.
  • Assisted in responding to discovery requests and preparing documents for production.
  • Prepared subpoenas and related documents to obtain materials from third parties.
  • Coordinated with third party vendors for legal services and projects.
  • Assisted at trial with assembling exhibits and preparation of expert witnesses.
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Paralegal Studies
BS
Business Administration
7

Paralegal Assistant

Maintained corporate records, maintained stock ledger and drafted annual reports

  • Drafted and filed articles for corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships
  • Assisted in the processing of California Lender License applications
  • Assisted in the processing of Employee Identification Number applications
  • Assisted in filing applications with the Department of Corporations
  • Organized closing binders, copied to disk and delivered to clients
  • Corresponded with clients on behalf of supervising attorneys
CANDIDATE INFO
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science
8

Paralegal Assistant/court Runner

Reported directly to five attorneys with broad ranged of responsibilities which consisted of complex preparations of cases from discovery to trail phase

  • Researched reports and Legal matters for Managing Partners
  • Supervised the printing of legal documentation
  • Provided court runs to submitted documentation for trail cases
CANDIDATE INFO
21
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Paralegal Assistant to Attorney

In dealings of legal documentation relating to trials, hearings, and other similar legal proceedings.

  • Conducted background research work for practicing lawyers in cases
  • Accompanied and shadowed supervising lawyers to courtrooms and provide counsel during trials
  • Prepared and systematically organized reports that needed to be presented in court
CANDIDATE INFO
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Political Science: International Concentration
International Studies
Foreign Language: Middle Eastern Studies
10

Paralegal Assistant / Legal Secretary

  • Filed pleadings with court and hearings boards, drafted documents, client filing
  • Reception using multi-line phone for 25 attorneys, greeted and hosted clients
  • Created Outlook appointments, managed conference rooms
  • Reviewed contractual and title documents for high-profile client in Seattle land purchase
  • Assembled closing binders, organized attorney correspondence, bookmarked e-discovery
  • Navigated firm DMS and e-files, managed large printing projects
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Paralegal
BA
English

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