Senior Paralegal resume samples

Senior Paralegals offer their extensive experience in the field to both attorneys and clients. Their main responsibilities are offering legal counsel, drafting documents, gathering information regarding laws, and assisting at trials and other meetings. The main skills listed on a successful Senior Paralegal resume are excellent communication abilities, attention to details, extensive legal knowledge, analytical thinking and the ability to make decisions independently. Besides experience, those seeking to occupy a Senior Paralegal position need to showcase in their resumes a paralegal degree and various certifications, depending on the field they are specialized in.


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Senior Paralegal

Prepared registration statements, prospectuses, SAIs and related supplements for SEC filings under
The Securities Act of 1933, 1934 and 1940.

  • Developed and implemented new procedures to comply with The Sarbanes Oxley Act 0f 2002.
  • Interfaced with independent auditors and coordinated EDGAR filings.
  • Led, directed and participated in the paralegal training program.
  • Prepared and organized all Board Meeting documents for quarterly meetings for various mutual funds.
CANDIDATE INFO
19
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Paralegal
BA
Arts And Bachelor Of Social Work
Law
2

Senior Paralegal

Assisted and coordinated with attorneys in filing of response to writ of certiorari petition before Supreme Court

  • Assisted and coordinated with attorneys in filing of appeal briefs for federal and state courts
  • Organized documents for record on appeal and worked with vendor through completion
  • Performed legal and factual cite checking, blue-booking and shepardizing of briefs for Employment, Civil, Real Estate, General Litigation and Arbitration
  • Reviewed and edited Position Statements in response to Charge letters filed with EEOC
  • Organized and coordinated with attorneys on trials and depositions preparation
  • Created witness folders for trials and depositions
CANDIDATE INFO
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
3

Senior Paralegal/supervisor/trainer

Certified Army Instructor Trainer. Trained over 1,400 proficient Paralegals, Finance Specialists and Personnel Actions Specialists.

  • Key member of the academic advisory council recommended appropriate actions based on student's academic performance.
  • Developed retraining programs for individuals not meeting graduation requirements.
  • Organized class graduation ceremonies.
  • Prepared and processed end of course certifications, graduation documents, and academic recycle notifications.
  • Used a variety of computer programs such as Microsoft Office word processing, excel spread sheets, database and graphics programs to prepare reports.
  • Maintained trainee's personnel and training records.
CANDIDATE INFO
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Criminal Justice
BS
Management
MA
Human Resources
4

Senior Paralegal

Served as senior paralegal to managing partners in busy litigation practice.

  • Drafted and proofed legal documents including complaints, summonses and discovery pleadings.
  • Coordinated tracking and organization of documents produced by hundreds of defendants.
  • Assisted client with discovery compliance by compiling, organizing, preparing electronic data and documents for document productions and facilitated consultations with vendors for same.
  • Performed Internet research, using specialized patent resources such as USPTO, EPO, WIPO and PAIR
  • Familiar with ECF, Concordance, Summation, and Adobe Photo Editor, PowerPoint, Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, eCopy, CaseData, CaseLogistix, Microsoft Office, iManage, LiveNote and SharePoint.
CANDIDATE INFO
26
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Paralegal
BA
Philosophy
MA
Philosophy
5

Senior Paralegal

Drafted contracts through Seibal

  • Supported and informed management and legal team of status
  • Reviewed clinical contracts for accuracy
  • Coordinated and recommended the handling of project work
  • Developed and implemented solutions to routine and non-routine problems
  • Planned and prioritized diversified workloads for self and other individuals
CANDIDATE INFO
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
6

Senior Paralegal

Drafted various types of professional medical services, lease and employment contracts

  • Worked with appraisers in various healthcare fields to ensure fair market value of proposed arrangements
  • Reviewed agreements and related documents for accuracy and identifying issues for review
  • Assisted hospital administration in negotiating contract terms, obligations and provisions
  • Ensured hospital compliance with healthcare laws and regulations and company policies
  • Prepared UCC-1 filings for physicians and physician groups, as needed
  • Supervised outside counsel support staff during document productions
  • Conducted legal research with regard to with risk and compliance issues
  • Trained and supervised assigned paralegal and support staff
CANDIDATE INFO
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Health Law
Emphasis
7

Senior Paralegal

  • Evaluated 600+ insurance cases at intake.
  • Drafted petitions, discovery, discovery responses, and pleadings for approximately 300 insurance cases filed.
  • Handled docket of insurance cases from intake to settlement payoff.
  • Prepared brochures and marketed for Gulf Coast Oil Spill cases, bringing in and filing 500-600 commercial cases with compensable damages.
  • Managed team of junior paralegals, law clerks, and temporary assistants.
CANDIDATE INFO
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
8

Senior Paralegal / Office Manager

Practiced in areas of real estate, construction, workers comp, construction, business litigation and family law

  • Conducted client intake consultations
  • Managed contact with clients via phone and in person
  • Drafted motions, petitions, answers, decrees and discovery
  • Worked closely with court on hearings regarding reviewed appropriate real estate documents and contracts
  • Performed title and lien searches on specified property
  • Proficient in chronological order of chart summaries
  • Maintained accurate client files, correspondence, and court date calendars
  • Arranged and contributed to depositions/mediations for business litigations
CANDIDATE INFO
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Paralegal Studies
BS
Political Science
9

Senior Paralegal

  • Provided paralegal support in the areas of real estate, civil litigation, personal injury, workers' compensation, corporate transactions
  • Trained staff in office procedures and paralegal activities
  • Drafted legal documents in areas of real estate, civil litigation, workers compensation, personal injury and other legal fields
  • Communicated with clients, witnesses and opposing counsel
  • Maintained legal calendar for matters
CANDIDATE INFO
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
C
Certificate
10

Senior Paralegal

  • Provided paralegal support in the areas of real estate, civil litigation, personal injury, workers' compensation, corporate transactions
  • Trained staff in office procedures and paralegal activities
  • Drafted legal documents in areas of commercial and residential real estate, civil litigation, workers' compensation, personal injury and other legal fields
  • Communicated with clients, witnesses and opposing counsel
  • Maintained legal calendar for matters
CANDIDATE INFO
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
C
Certificate

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