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Family Law Attorneys represent clients on issues relating to divorce, such as division of marital property, custody, child support, and alimony. Skills listed on sample resumes for Family Law Attorneys include drafting divorce petitions, defending depositions, attending custody and paternity suit hearings, and interpreting the Family Medical Leave Act provisions applicable to clients in the adoption process. Family Law Attorneys display Juris Doctor degrees on their resumes after the successful completion of law school and the passing of the bar exam.

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Legal Secretary for Family Law Attorney / Office Manager for President, Property Management

  • Prepared, proofread and routed pleadings, discovery, correspondence and trial materials.
  • Performed internet and law library research to obtain case-relevant data and materials.
  • Maintained client databases.
  • Processed billing, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports.
  • Provided office management tasks, such as: answer telephones, receive visitors, coordinate court calendar management, manage appointment calendar, distribute confidential correspondence, order office supplies, and maintain confidential client and personnel files.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
12

Family Law Attorney

Legal Assistant

  • Answered phones and welcomed clients who were in distress
  • Filed documents and kept files organized
  • Legal research
  • Prepared complicated documents for the court
  • Process service
  • Filed documents with the court in a timely manor
  • Prepared billing using Timeslips and Quick Books
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Media And Design
Art And Design
13

Legal Assistant/paralegal to Domestic/family Law Attorney

  • Draft/prepare/revise legal documents such as but not limited to Separation and Property Settlement Agreements, Complaints, Civil Summons, Orders, Motions, Judgments, Subpoenas, Notices, Various affidavits
  • Assist in preparation of litigation (preparing files, gathering information and documents for trial)
  • Answer office phone, schedule appointments, personally interact with numerous individuals and current clients
  • Assist the Attorney with various tasks, projects, and legal documents
  • Mail filed documents to the client and other parties as required by the Certificate of Service
  • Effectively manage multiple responsibilities
  • Work independently on client files and meet deadlines
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Criminal Justice
Business Administration
14

Paralegal - Criminal Defense and Family Law Attorney

Drafting legal documents, affidavits, and preparing orders.

  • Serving as liaison between attorneys, investigators, court clerks, and judges.
  • Proofreading for accuracy and consistency.
  • Opening and maintaining case files.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
MBA
Master of Business Administration
15

Family Law Attorney

As Senior Assistant, responsibilities included:

  • Front Desk Management, Answering Phones, Screening Incoming Calls, Sorting Mail, Office Filing
  • Setting Appointments and Managing Calendar
  • Creating and Completing Legal Documents and Paperwork
  • Courier Duties, Including Timely Filing Documents at Courthouse
  • Providing Customer Service, Running Office Errands, Ordering Supplies
  • Experience Doing Legal Research
  • Proofreading Documents Completed by Coworkers
  • Knowledge of Information Technology, Including:
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MS
Family And Child Sciences
16

Legal Assistant for A Family Law Attorney

  • Interacted with clients one on one
  • Interacted with opposing counsel and office personnel to facilitate cases
  • Drafted pleadings and orders
  • Interacted with court personnel
  • Interacted with Judges and Court Coordinators
  • Attended court hearings with attorney and assisted during hearings and trial
  • Attended mediations with attorney and assisted during mediations
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts

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