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Legal Research Assistants are also known as paralegals and provide support to attorneys. Usual work activities listed in a Legal Research Assistant resume sample are greeting customers, doing paperwork, preparing cases, drafting legal documents, handling correspondence, and performing other duties as assigned. Those interested in a Legal Research Assistant position should showcase in their resumes basic legal knowledge, customer service skills, accuracy, computer competencies and telephone etiquette. An Associate's Degree or a professional certificate is often required for this role.

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Legal Research Assistant

Conducted legal research to be used by the Committee on Revision of Connecticut Uniform Securities Act Regulations.

  • Determined how existing CUSA regulations should be revised in light of current state & federal goals & regulations.
  • Identified which existing orders & policy statements of the Banking Commissioner should be incorporated or revised.
  • Considered whether additional regulations should be recommended for adoption to the Banking Commissioner.
  • Specifically researched, compared, & presented on Rule 504 & 505 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Legal Research Assistant

Worked directly under Dean of Law, Lawyer, and Legal Professor Huriye Kubilay

  • Compiled data and researched on numerous legal topics both domestic and international
  • Researched, co-authored and translated a qualitative legal research article focusing on the comparison and contrast of higher legal education between Turkey and the U.S., currently pending publication in November 2013
  • Gave a one hour long oral presentation on the legal precedents Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques and Software has ushered in for fraudulent activity within corporations to corporate executives
  • Attended classes dealing with the Turkish legal system for the entirety of my stay
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Public Ethics And Policy
3

Legal Research Assistant

Manage all law firm administrative tasks, including: file processing, implementing direct mail marketing campaigns, and scheduling client appointments

  • Interact with law firm clients during in-office meetings and via phone communication
  • Updated law firm website to achieve search engine optimization and manage return on investment for online pay-per-click marketing campaigns
  • Conducted online research that has currently generated approximately ninety new clients for the law firm and over 1000 leads
  • Developed several new law firm spreadsheets using MS Excel to track details regarding potential and existing clients
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Business Department
Computer Information Systems
Business Administration
4

Senior Account Legal Research Assistant

Investigated and analyzed documents, historical data, billing & account statements to locate delinquent clients.

  • Initiated collection activity, locate & collect past due balances, and assign monies to proper accounts. Prepared reports for department executives.
  • Tactfully obtained sensitive information, maintained confidential information as required
  • Identified and/or investigates unusual readings and/or other usage reports, assist in energy theft investigations, and provide information for various county services.
  • Prepared & interpreted legal documents/reports, handled & identified complex problems, analyzed issues & recommended resolutions.
  • Excellent research of factual and legal issues, provided support to various legal projects, handled multiple tasks.
  • Responded to customer inquiries with professionalism regarding the company's credit policy & procedures, interprets and explains California Public Utility Commission rules and tariffs.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Paralegal Program
BS
Criminal Justice Administration
5

Legal Research Assistant

Researched current trends for presidential judicial appointments and Supreme Court (S.C.) litmus tests

  • Drafted memorandum on researched material and made predictions as to the direction of the S.C.
  • Researched and drafted a memorandum on President Carter's judicial appointment/merit commissions
  • Prepared a variety of descriptive background reports, and written materials on S.C. justices
  • Located, organized, summarized, and interpreted legal information requested by professor
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Legal Research Assistant

Gathered legal research on a various legal issues and cases in the fields of municipal law, contract law, local government law, and land development regulations.

  • Prepared and submitted reports, data, and materials as requested.
  • Prepared correspondence related to alleged and confirmed violations or non-adherence.
  • Drafted memorandum and compliance briefs for review.
  • Answered phones as well as kept attorney's calendar updated and scheduled.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Law & Criminal Procedures
MA
Law
7

Sales & Legal Research Assistant - Licensing

Prepared sales proposals and agreements for client distribution quickly and efficiently

  • Researched state, county and city licenses and related statutes to determine relevance to clients' needs
  • Monitored statutory changes and court rulings specific to the creditor and debt collection industry
  • Worked closely with the sales director to ensure that client follow-ups were completed in a timely fashion
  • Built and maintained all pricing and service agreement templates
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
8

Legal Research Assistant - Intern

Assisted with coding documents for certain case files, keyboarding and researching for cases.

  • Assisted with writing Briefs, and when time permitted, attended sit-ins at depositions and court visits.
  • Professionally interact with lawyers and judges, as well as, paralegals.
  • Provided quality service and supported in a variety of areas including, but not limited to: filing, faxing and other clerical duties.
  • Performed legal research regarding client issues or inquiries and responded to the appropriate client after the issue has been resolved.
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Sociology / Criminal Justice
9

Legal Research Assistant

One of the most prestigious universities in the Midwest, Marquette University is specifically recognized for their law program.
Legal Research Assistant Summer 2007 & Summer 2008

  • Created a legal writing problem set for first year law students
  • Researched areas of law for the problem set
  • Created a set of facts to accompany an area of law to be researched by students
  • Drafted pleadings and memos to accompany the problem set
  • Efficiently managed my own hours to meet deadlines
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Humanities
JD
Juris Doctor
Government Vice President
10

Legal Research Assistant

  • Requested and reviewed property information to remit to settlement agent for closing
  • Organized and maintained current all business, county and municipal contacts, as well as procedural records and other information
  • Processed incoming orders, performed data entry and subsequent file management
  • Managed all company interaction with clients, law firms, county and municipal entities
  • Duties required great attention to detail, and accurate record-keeping skills
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Occupational Therapy Assistant

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