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Legal Officers oversee and manage the legal matters of an organization. They collaborate with other law professionals to make sure the business follows the right legal approach. The strongest sample resume for Legal Officers focus on the ability to complete administrative, clerical and research duties at the same time and on the excellent legal expertise they can provide. Legal Officer example resumes often show advanced legal studies at accredited schools and being part of the state bar.

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Legal Officer/commercial Loans-legal Department

Served as paralegal in the legal department, rising to an officer position within two years.

  • Performed paralegal duties for three attorneys in the law department with litigation case management, case file maintenance, responding to inquiries and requests from outside counsel, gathering documents in response to discovery requests.
  • Drafted real estate transaction documents for review by attorneys which includes deeds, notes, mortgages, escrow instructions, loan agreements, security agreements, non-disturbance agreements, modifications, amendments, contractor agreements, leases, and release deeds.
  • Assisted in the formation of business entities, including checking and reserving entity names, preparing corporate documents and registering entities in various States to transact business.
  • Managed and reviewed all corporate and legal documents to ensure compliance with company standards and policies.
  • Managed document assembly, coordinated due diligence, monitored critical dates, and reviewed closing binders.
  • Worked closely with title examiners to clear exceptions and obtain title insurance coverage.
  • Audited and tracked external counsel legal invoices and provided analysis to corporate legal executives.
  • Served as liaison to internal and external counsel for a multitude of special projects.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Political Science
2

Legal Officer

Worked closely with the General Counsel in operating the bank's legal department.

  • Managed document reviews to ensure adequate security of loans.
  • Interviewed customers and reviewed their legal documentation to determine eligibility for loans.
  • Identified unsecured loans at risk to be pursued by the loan recovery unit.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
LLM
Law
JD
Law
JD
Law
3

Chief Legal Officer

  • Developed Center salary incentive plan and implemented it for all staff.
  • Represented the Center in presentations to local foundations and increased grant revenue by 30% from 2004 to 2007.
  • Represented the Center in EEOC or personnel actions.
  • Negotiated all contracts.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Economics
MA
Master of Arts
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Senior Enlisted Leader / Legal Officer

Supervised and Mentored 137 U.S. Navy Sailors in the daily work schedule of a Surgical Company

  • Safety Manager assisted Safety Officer with Web-Enabled Safety System reports (WESS)
  • Provided direct supervision of the Defense Travel System (DTS)
  • Maintained the Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System (NFAAS) for 580 personnel
  • Provided military legal advice to the Commanding Officer as well as the Marines and Sailors
  • Successfully rewrote Standard Operating Procedure Manual on Battalion Watch standing
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
5

Chief Legal Officer

Provided legal compliance consultation services for medical practices regarding HIPAA, HITECH, and the
Affordable Care Act including Medicaid and Medicare compliance.

  • Drafted and negotiated initial service contract for nationwide urgent care centers.
  • Drafted and implemented non-disclosure agreements, medical provider subcontracts and tax benefit
  • Lead direct negotiations with high-level executives.
  • Rendered services to over 100 health care providers nationwide.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Chief Legal Officer/litigation Manager

Managed the entire litigation department which consisted of six litigation attorneys and 12 paralegals and support staff.

  • Handled litigation department billing and billing goals.
  • Managed the hearings calendar for both contested and uncontested foreclosure divisions.
  • Handled a caseload of over 375 contested foreclosure files.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
7

Chief Financial Officer/chief Legal Officer

Provided strategic business advice to Executive Management and divisional Directors.

  • Participated in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives, operating model and operational execution.
  • Developed, enhanced and implemented financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems.
  • Oversaw preparation of month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial statements.
  • Reviewed all month-end closing activities, including general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations and corporate/overhead cost allocations.
  • Oversaw weekly cash management, payables and AR functions.
  • Managed long-term planning, cost management and capital budgets.
  • Coordinated audits and proper filing of tax returns.
  • Ensured legal and regulatory compliance regarding financial and human resources functions.
  • Coordinated all legal business issues e.g. trademarks, review of contracts, employee agreements, negotiations etc.
  • Supervised all human resources functions for the entire company.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Summa
LLM
Law And Business
JD
Laws
8

Legal Officer

  • Advised bank concerning business transactions, or legal rights and obligations.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for bank.
  • Prepared and analyzed complex legal documents and litigations.
  • Managed all garnishment orders and maintained legal database.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Project Management
C
Internal Auditing
BA
Business Law
9

Chief Legal Officer

Lead 3-person team

  • Successfully handled all legal matters related to Corporate and International Law.
  • Coordinated legal strategy with outside counsel.
  • Liaison for government relations and licensing.
  • Formulated legal strategies with Clients.
  • Advised on corporate, tax and labor laws.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Law
Teaching Assistant To Dr
International Law
10

Services and Operations Manager (adjutant/legal Officer)

Served as the primary advisor to the Commanding Officer on all administrative and legal issues, including the handling and safeguarding of classified materials.

  • Coordinated with the Judge Advocate General (JAG), the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), Military Police and local police department to develop and process all legal issues within the Battalion.
  • Coordinated administrative matters of internal staff sections and external agencies at the executive level.
  • Responsible for manpower management and the formulation, supervision and execution of command administrative policies.
  • Conducted planning and staffing for multiple unit deployments to support combat operations and training exercises.
  • Directly responsible for the training, implementation and evaluation of the Marines under my command.
  • Implemented a plan to increase the efficiency of all unit training through program analysis and optimization.
  • Spearheaded the creation of new policies for the Commanding Officer to increase organizational and personnel development within the unit.
  • Responsible for cross functional communications and development of key Marine competencies.
  • Organized departmental training programs to ensure personal and unit standards are surpassed.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
History

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