Sample paralegal resume 5 provided in the format submitted for employment. Candidate's name removed for privacy.
I believe the knowledge I gained from my education combined with my work experience from the internship program has adequately prepared me for a legal assistant position.
To obtain a position as a Legal Assistant in a vibrant legal environment.
De Anza College, Cupertino, California
Paralegal Studies Program
Graduated in June, 2010 Cum Laude.
Courses Completed- Legal Analysis, Introduction to Legal Research and Writing, Civil Litigation, Advanced Civil Litigation, Constitutional Law, Partnerships and Corporations, Introduction to California Law, Securities Regulations, Family Law, MS-WORD 2000, MS-EXCEL 2007
Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, California
Associate of Arts, Recording Arts
Fall 1989 to fall 1992 G.P.A.: 3.50 / 4.00
San Jose State University, San Jose, California
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Spring 1982 to Spring 1987 G.P.A : 3.11 / 4.00
INTERN- DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE 5/09 to 7/09
Office of the District Attorney
County of Santa Clara
Responsibilities: Reported directly to Supervising Paralegal within the Office of the District Attorney as part of an objective of an educational-professional partnership. Provided support as an assistant to a paralegal in concurrence with a period of educational training at De Anza College.
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:
QUALITY CONTROL ENUMERATOR- U.S. CENSUS BUREAU 04/10 to 6/10
San Jose, California
Responsibilities: Performed fieldwork as an enumerator for the U.S. Census bureau. Conducted quality control operations at selected addresses within a predetermined geographic area. Participated in re-interviews on a sample of the work completed by the production Enumerators to ensure procedures were correctly followed and accurate data were collected.
CONTRACT SECURITY OFFICER 8/04 to 9/07
Securitas Security Services
Responsibilities: Mobile patrol security officer at stationed at Hewlett Packard Corporation, Palo Alto, California. Currently posted at Old Mayfield Mall site. Primary functions include enforcement of company Client policies, rules and regulations by acting as general security Presence and visible deterrent to both possible crime and client rule Infractions.
AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICIAN 08/00 to 06/04
Incyte Genomics Corporation
Palo Alto, California
Responsibilities: With emphasis on customer service, assisted Information Technology division at mid-sized Biotechnology firm through support as an audiovisual technician. Assisted and fostered instruction for employees on proper usage of audiovisual equipment. Proactively performed monthly preventative maintenance of all audiovisual equipment on campus. Performed integrated installations of audiovisual equipment in three separate meeting rooms on minor budget.
OTHER SKILLS, ASOCIATIONS:
Associate Member: Audio Engineering Society, San Jose State University Alumni Association.
Student Member: PASCCO.