Below is sample paralegal resume 6 with an administrative background.
Objective: To obtain a legal administrative position utilizing my skills, experience and legal education.
Summary: 10 years administrative experience
Able to conduct independent legal research and apply critical thinking skills
Capable of multi tasking and prioritizing in a fast-paced environment
Excellent leadership and mentoring skills, motivated and self-directed
Able to work independently, fast learner and highly trainable
Education: Associates of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies
Heald College, Milpitas, CA
Graduation Date: April 6, 2011
Type 70 WPM
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Problem Solving/Communication skills
Working knowledge of Westlaw Analytical/Critical thinking skills
Working knowledge of Quickbooks
Relevant Course Work:
Legal Research Legal Writing
Ethics for Paralegals Legal Office Management
Civil Litigation I Civil Litigation II Trial Practice
Contract Law Law of Corporations
Family Law Criminal Law
CITY OF MILPITAS, CITY ATTORNEYS OFFICE, Milpitas, CA 2011-Present
Working under the direct supervision of the Senior Paralegal drafted, prepared and proof read pleadings.
Preparation of Table of Authorities and creation of
Resolution and Collaborative Agreement templates.
Performed legal research using Westlaw.
Performed records management for significant litigation.
WALD, RUHNKE & DOST ARCHITECTS, Monterey, CA 2006-2008
Direct support of Principal of the firm including executive calendar management, travel coordination, preparation and tracking of project proposals for new business and existing clients, and liaison with Executive clientele.
Coordination of proprietary assignments for the Executive Committee including meeting minutes of bi-monthly Executive Committee meetings, assistance in analysis and implementation of Corporate Retreat and Company Goal assignments to Executive Committee.
Directly supported Director of Commercial and Interior Studios providing Construction Administration support for multiple commercial construction projects including processing of Contracts, Changes Orders, Requests for Information, Materials Submittals and processing of Insurance and Contract document requests.
Project liaison with City and County Government Agencies, Owners, Contractors and Consultants. Attended weekly jobsite meetings with Owner and Contractors during construction phase of projects.
C21 SHOWCASE REALTORS, Scotts Valley, CA 2005-2006
Executive/Personal Assistant to Owner/Broker
Assisted Owner/Broker in Real Estate transactions pertaining to C21
Showcase business matters and personal property investments.
Business liaison with Title, Mortgage and Real Estate professionals as it pertains to same.
Processing of Commission Demands and Closing documents
Posting of MLS property information copy and photographs to appropriate websites.
ISLAND PACIFIC RETAIL PRO Folsom, CA 2004-2005
Sales Support Administrator
Manage and support of Sales and Reseller channel for POS and Inventory Control software developer to the Retail Industry.
Directly supported the Director of North American Sales handling preparation of confidential correspondence and professional phone communications throughout the world.
Liaison with clients and executive management.
Coordinated time-sensitive and high-priority assignments.
Managed Lead Distribution Channel for 72 business Partner/Reseller locations throughout the world.
FIRST AMERICAN TITLE COMPANY, Roseville, CA 2001-2003
Reporting directly to the Senior Escrow Officer prepared monthly management reports, assisted with escrow administration and built solid business relationships with mortgage brokers, real estate agents and management personnel.
Effectively managed liaison affairs on behalf of the lending institutions and insurance companies.
Effectively organized and processed every phase of escrow closings for residential properties.
Researched residential properties to prepare preliminary title reports for lending institutions.
FISHER DEVELOPMENT INC., San Francisco, CA 1998-2000
Senior Operations Manager
Directly supported the President, handling preparation of confidential correspondence and professional phone communications.
Liaised between clients and executive management.
Coordinated time sensitive and high priority assignments for nationwide administrative support staff to enhance workflow.
Supervised and mentored junior administrative assistants.
Organized meetings, special events planning and executive travel arrangements.
Effectively coordinated high-level staffing functions and managed executive liaison affairs.
Scheduled projects and worked closely with support staff to develop marketing materials and corporate Web site content.