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Legal Assistant Resume

Objective
To obtain a challenging and responsible position that will utilize my skills and abilities to maximum potential, with the opportunity for professional growth and advancement based on performance.

Employment

Confidential April, 2001 – November, 2010
Legal Assistant responsible for:

  • Typing/drafting correspondence, memoranda, and other legal documents
  • Proof reads all documents produced for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammatical errors
  • Prepare documents for mailing and/or distribution
  • Open and close files firm-wide in receptionist’s absence
  • Schedule conference calls, conference rooms and travel arrangements
  • Time Entry
  • Special projects for attorneys consisting of use of Excel spreadsheets and some Powerpoint
  • Training of new secretaries, law clerks and associates on document management system
  • Train/assist attorneys,secretaries and paralegals in all areas of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Assist other secretaries/paralegals/receptionist as needed

Previous Employment

  • Confidential– Freelance – Legal Secretary/FC Bookkeeper March, 2001 – October, 2001
  • Confidential – Office Manager March, 2000 – March, 2001
  • Confidential– Office Manager November, 1999 – February, 2000
  • Confidential– Legal Assistant March, 1998 – September 1999

Education
Level 3 Training in Microsoft Office 2003 (Word, Excel, Access)
Level 2 and 3 Training in Microsoft Office 2010 (Word & Excel)
Diploma

Skills
Excellent Organizational Skills / Computer Proficiency / Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, 2010 (Word, Excel, Outlook) / DocsOpen / Ecopy / Typing – 80 wpm / 10-Key Calculator / Filing

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