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Legal Assistant Resume

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Legal Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Engaging and intelligent communicator both verbally and in writing.
  • Analytical with the ability to assimilate and simplify complex information.
  • Keeps cases organized by establishing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
  • Investigate the facts of cases and ensures that all relevant information is considered.
  • Identifies appropriate laws, judicial decisions, legal articles, and other materials for assigned cases.
  • Assists law partners with scheduling court proceedings as required.
  • Compiles information into case files and prepares spreadsheets for easy reference.
  • Serves as notary public to witness and authenticate signatures, administer oaths, verify signatures and take affidavits.
  • Files paperwork with courts, insurance companies, hospitals, and clients involved in the case.
  • Coordinates office communications including receiving, recording and relaying telephone and electronic messages.
  • Attends meetings and takes notes of important information.
  • Performs front office support including filing, copying, faxing, emailing, etc.
  • Schedules and confirm appointments with clients and other personnel.
  • Prepares paperwork for meetings and interviews.
  • Greets clients in the office and direct them to appropriate location.
  • Works with accounting department regarding billing and payments for clients.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Confidential

Management Trainee

Responsibilities:

  • Developed plans and strategies to ensure successful completion of project work.
  • Evaluated the project requirements and translated them to the team members and management.
  • Identified and allocated resources to achieve project objectives.
  • Assisted in making budget plans and risk management strategies.
  • Checked and reviewed the quality assurance process to deliver superior products to the client.
  • Ensured timely completion of projects and managed the performance of day - to-day tasks.
  • Maintained and prepared accurate daily and periodic documentation in the form of reports.
  • Assisted in maximizing output and minimizing potential risks or threats.
  • Worked in a team environment and collaborates with various departments.

Confidential

Probation and Parole Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Use of the Healing Environment, Evidence Based Practices, and Motivational Interviewing.
  • Contributed to the department ’ s public safety mission by supervising and counseling clients in the community setting.
  • Worked directly with clients in support of the department's reentry mission.
  • Interviewed, gathered, verified and evaluated information to prepare pre-sentence investigations including sentencing recommendations/suggestions.
  • Informed clients of conditions of supervision and developed supervision plans to include directly monitoring clients' behavior.
  • Maintained case files and documented case activities.
  • Investigated, reported, and followed up on alleged client violations to determine appropriate and available sanctions.
  • Prepared sentencing guidelines and attended Circuit Court.

Criminal Justice Student

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Highly motivated honor student seeking a rewarding career.
  • Engaging and gifted communicator both verbally and in writing.
  • Analytical with the ability to assimilate and simplify complex information and projects.
  • Provided overall direction and guidance to Confidential project team from initiation through to closure.
  • Served as the face and name of the project.
  • Conducted project status meetings.
  • Created, updated and modified spreadsheets used to track progress.
  • Assisted in preparation of reports. Set Confidential project budget.
  • Served as the main point of contact for stakeholders.
  • Managed project timelines.
  • Conducted project meetings with all stakeholders.
  • Contributed to the development of process improvements and best practices.
  • Proactively lead, coached, and motivated project team members.
  • Set objectives for project team.
  • Managed risks and mitigated impact on project.
  • Communicated to college professors the status of the project.

Confidential

Sales Representative

Responsibilities:

  • Provided excellent customer service.
  • Greeted customers and determined their needs and wants.
  • Discussed type, quality and number of merchandise required for purchase.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on individual requirements.
  • Advised customers on use and care of merchandise.
  • Addressed customers’ queries and concerns.
  • Prepared sales transactions and accepted payment through cash and credit card.
  • Assisted in display of merchandise.
  • Maintained sales records for inventory control.

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