Paralegal Resume Example

Paralegal Resume

Paralegals are also sometimes called as legal assistants.  They are tasked to help and give assistance to lawyers for them to be able to efficiently complete a variety of legal activities.  They must have background and knowledge of the legal system and laws and must be able to prepare the necessary documents and tools for the lawyers in time for their scheduled hearings and defense.  Paralegals are skilled in processing documents and filing data as well as keeping records and updating them.

Paralegal Resume Example

Alice Ford

9090 Everglades Ave.

Florida, 78989

Phone: (212) 210-2100

aford@ycmail.com

Objective

Very responsible professional seeking for a challenging position as Paralegal in a law office

Summary of Qualification

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • With the ability to process and manage information
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledgeable in drafting letters and scheduling appointments
  • Keen in details and with the ability to organize and update records

Career Experience/Job History

2008 – 2011: Paralegal, District Attorney’s Office

  • Summarized legal documents and prepared them for the attorney
  • Performed research significant to the attorney’s case
  • Coordinated the activities of the attorney from making schedules, preparing clients and confirming events
  • Checked the accuracy of legal forms and documents
  • Prepared letters and sent them to respective receivers

2004 – 2008: Legal Intern, Web Law Office

  • Compiled records and summarized reports
  • Prepared schedules and made appointments for the office activities
  • Ensured cleanliness and maintenance of the office

Education

2000-2004: Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Westmont College

Professional reference will be furnished upon request

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