Below is sample paralegal resume 3 with candidate's name removed.
My past jobs have been in management, publishing software packages for several fortune 500 companies, now I'm recently graduated and looking to obtain a full-time position and transition myself as a paralegal, where I can utilize my skills, education and life’s experience, excelling in client relationships, and computer experience.
10/2003 - 1/2009
Flock of Paws, LLC., Campbell, CA
Artist / Graphic Designer
(Company went out of business)
12/2002 - 7/2003
Omnidox Legal Services., Palo Alto, CA
Manager of Scanning/OCR Department
Managed a small crew of three employees training them to scan and OCR litigation jobs. I used software including L.A.W. and IPRO and various others. I was also responsible to oversee the copying department and to maintain all copying machines and vendor relations. With this position, I also had a great deal of customer relations to ensure the job’s precision.
(Company went out of business)
10/2000 - 10/2002
Consolidated Publications Inc., Sunnyvale, CA
Manager of Prepress, DocuTech & CD-R Departments
Managed 42 employees in the Prepress/Graphic Design, Docutech and CD-R departments. Responsible for managing workflow in a deadline oriented atmosphere, while focusing on productivity and quality to ensure the integrity of the customer's product.
Other responsibilities included graphic design, preflight, payroll, writing and updating ISO procedures, quality control on all proofs sent out for customer approval and quality controlled all plates leaving the prepress department, ordering and auditing of all raw materials for inventory, and posted materials and reviewed labor reports daily. Conducted all interviewing, hiring, reviews, and termination/layoffs of employees as needed.
Met with clients on behalf of our Customer Service/Sales staff to determine what best fits the customers needs. Worked closely with the prepress staff to help troubleshoot problematic files. Developed an On-Demand system to better fit the company's and customers needs. (Company went out of business)
Kinko’s, Menlo Park, CA
Supervisor/Offset Print Services Coordinator
Managed and maintained national vendor relationships in every aspect of offset printing. Coordinated customer accounts through a five-member design team. Developed branch level pricing standards for all offset printing orders with an emphasis on profit in a highly competitive market. Trained staff in offset printing procedures including separations and quoting offset orders.
Kinko’s, Palo Alto, CA
Business Printing Coordinator
Designed business I.D. systems, brochures, flyers, menus, ads, scanning, word processing, and (pre-flight) setting up print jobs. Ran diagnostics and maintenance on all computers to maintain a functional network on a daily basis.
Kinko’s, Redwood City, CA
Supervisor / Print Services Coordinator
Responsible for all outgoing print jobs to offset printing and in-house digital color printing. Supervised all production.
4/1995 - 8/1997
Quest Design Studios, San Bruno, CA
Designed graphics and animations for web pages (Internet and Intranet), and designed business I.D. systems, publications and custom logos for various clients.
Computer Skills: Cross platform, photo manipulation, illustration, 3D rendering and animation, scanning, word processing, Presentations etc....
Photoshop, PageMaker, Illustrator, QuarkXpress, Preps, MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat.
DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA, 2008-2010
Graduated with AA and Paralegal Certificate
Wimbush & Associates, 2000 to 2002
Platt College, San Francisco, CA 1994-1996
Graduated with Diplomas in Traditional Graphic Design
and Computer Graphics/Multimedia
College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA 1987
General Education with Art major