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Legal Receptionists perform a variety of clerical tasks, and they may also assist attorneys in completing paperwork. They are responsible for creating a professional and hospitable environment for clients and they greet visitors in the waiting area. Based on our experience, the best Legal Receptionist resume samples emphasize excellent communication skills, a customer-oriented attitude and being familiar with legal terminology. Legal Receptionists resumes do not necessarily mention formal education, a high school diploma being sufficient for those seeking to work at the front desk of a law firm.

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1

Legal Receptionist

Operated 12-line telephone to answer, screen and forward calls, providing information and taking messages for six attorneys and a paralegal.

  • Scheduled appointments, interviews, and consultations in Abacas Law.
  • Prepared and filed legal documents, such as, pleadings, motions, and pretrial agreements with court clerk at Tucson City Court, Pima County Consolidated Justice Court, and Arizona Superior Court.
  • Reviewed disclosures (Police Reports and DUI Reports) and entered client discrepancies.
  • Collected, sorted, distributed, and prepared mail and EZ Messenger pickups.
  • Filed, organized, and maintained court documents and case files.
  • Received payments and recorded receipts for services.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Paralegal Studies
2

Legal Receptionist

Responsible for day-to-day telephone, taxi, and general administrative operations.

  • Managed high volume of continuous internal incoming, external international calls and telephone conference calls.
  • Secured car reservations for attorneys, non-legal staff, and clients in a timely manner.
  • Faxed and scanned legal documents in Telephone/Communications Department.
  • Greeted and directed clients to boardroom meetings as requested.
  • Maintained reception area and assisted with general requests.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English
BA
English
BA
English
3

Legal Receptionist

Operated as the first point of contact; greeted visitors and answered all incoming calls in a professional manner.

  • Performed a variety of administrative task such as filing and maintaining records, copying documents and scheduling appointments.
  • Proofread legal correspondence and assisted office paralegal with other task.
  • Maintained cleanliness of the waiting area and served coffee or tea to clients.
  • Facilitated incoming and outgoing mail, deliveries, faxes and other communications.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Communications
4

Legal Receptionist

Operated as the first point of contact; greeted visitors and answered all incoming calls in a professional manner.

  • Performed a variety of administrative task such as filing and maintaining records, copying documents and scheduling appointments.
  • Proofread legal correspondence and assisted office paralegal with other task.
  • Maintained cleanliness of the waiting area and served coffee or tea to clients.
  • Facilitated incoming and outgoing mail, deliveries, faxes and other communications.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Communications
MA
Master of Arts
5

Legal Receptionist

Firm specializing in Matrimonial Law, Elder Law and Mortgage Refinancing

  • Managed and trained staff of four receptionists.
  • Handled all computer-oriented switchboard calls, which included handling famous-name matrimonial clients.
  • Facilitated bookings of conference rooms.
  • Provided preliminary information pertaining to elder law cases.
  • Assisted bookkeeper with accounts payable.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
6

Legal Receptionist

Managed all incoming calls for 30 employee staff

  • Scheduled meetings for all employees and provided hospitality service arrangements as needed by staff
  • Composed and distributed inter-departmental memorandums (e-mail, documentary and voice), ensuring timely delivery while maintaining confidentiality
  • Established and maintained electronic records management systems for all incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • Organized, sorted, and assigned mail distribution for all employees
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Communication
7

Legal Receptionist

Assisted in the management of administrative tasks for an eight-attorney general practice firm - including phone call intake and direction with the use of a multi-line cable phone system

  • Performed file management for incoming and outgoing clients, as well as in-house administrative files
  • Executed firm mailings and correspondence regarding current client matters and new client marketing efforts
  • Ensured legal documents were processed and handled in a timely and efficient manner in order to comply with appropriate regulations and deadlines
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Management
8

Legal Assistant / Legal Receptionist

Assisted maritime attorneys and senior paralegal in preparation for lawsuits, civil litigations and on-going cases.

  • Maintained various legal documents and filed them appropriately.
  • Conducted research and collected supportive documents and other evidences to defend such cases in court.
  • Performed various daily responsibilities to ensure smooth operations of the law firm.
  • Prepared various firm documents such as monthly newsletters, case updates and notable changes.
  • Drafted legal notices, memos and other correspondence letters.
  • Verified the legitimacy of documents submitted by company clients.
  • Updated central database for legal matters
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Paralegal Studies
9

Legal Receptionist

Responsible for greeting clients, handling all incoming calls, making appointments, filing papers, and collecting lawyer fees.

  • Prepared memos and letters using Microsoft software.
  • Relayed messages and communicated frequently with lawyers in the office.
  • Assisted in answering client's questions and help with various problems.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Business Management
10

Legal Receptionist

Remarkable office service experience in a legal environment.

  • Daily use of computers and various software applications for a variety of administrative functions.
  • Served as face of the firm and provided optimal customer service for new, current and potential clients.
  • Employed faxes, phone messages, emails and memos in facilitating information.
  • Organized and maintained records, copied documents, scheduled appointments and answered questions for prospective clients visiting the office.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Art

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