Legal Secretary Resume

by Anonymous
(Muncie, IN, USA)

OBJECTIVE:

College degreed and experienced Legal Assistant, with highly specialized expertise working with Senior Law Firm Partners, seeking a growth and challenging legal position within a Corporate or Governmental legal team department. Willing to relocate.

Specialized Skills:
Bilingual, Spanish/English(expert-verbal/written).
Legal software, Westlaw, TimeMatters.
Experienced with pleadings for court filings and case docket management.

EXPERIENCE:
Legal Secretary, Law Offices of Attorney Firm Confidential, 2007–Present.
*Scheduled meetings and conference calls for senior partners and associates.
*Drafted correspondence to clients, opposing attorneys, court officials, experts, and the general public.
*Facilitated English/Spanish legal transcriptions.

Legal Assistant, Law Offices of Eric Holder 2006–2007.
*Provided administrative support for attorney.
*Assisted in translations in immigration proceedings and criminal matters.
*Prepared summonses, motions, and subpoenas correspondence.
*Interpreted for Spanish-speaking client base and carried out general administration.
*Assisted with responsive pleadings, and receipt of retainers.
*Medical transcribing.

Sampler Technician and Administrative Clerk, Mitt Romney Laboratories, 2004–2006.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Science, University of Phoenix, Chicago, IL (2009), Paralegal Studies.

American InterContinental University, Hoffman Estates, IL, Associates Degree, Business Administration concentration, 2006.

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Executive Legal Assistant Resume

by Keri

SUMMARY of QUALIFICATIONS
*Excellent organizational skills
*Strong typing skills
*Ability to work in fast-paced environment
*Excellent communications skills; ability to act as liaison between attorneys and clients
*Capable of working quickly and accurately under pressure to successfully meet short deadlines.

EXPERIENCE
Legal Assistant, Curtin, Murphy & O’Reilly, P.C., Boston, MA, 1999-2006

*Managed all administrative tasks for three senior partners.
*Composed and revised legal documents for attorneys, including letters, depositions, and court filings.
*Scheduled all appointments and briefings for attorneys, as well as track and maintain busy attorney schedules.
*Ensured legal documents are processed and handled in a timely and efficient manner in order to comply with appropriate regulations and deadlines.
*Answered direct attorney phone lines and act as liaison between clients and attorneys.
*Opened and closed files for Docket Department.

EDUCATION
Aquinas College, Milton, MA
AS in Legal Secretarial Program, 1999

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N.C. Nathani, Attorney At Law (Curriculum Vitae)

N.C. Nathani, Doctor of Jurisprudence

EMPLOYMENT: 2000-Present:
Attorney-at-Law, Miami, Florida, USA
(Private & General Practice); Specialties:
*Commercial Law
*Family Law
*Immigration Law

Wolf and Associates, Attorney-at-Law (1998-1999)
*Worked with Sole practitioner preparing documents for bankruptcy filings

Florida League of Cities, Tallahassee, Florida (1994-1997). Law Clerk:
*Conducted research and drafted briefs pertaining to local government affairs.
*Concentrated on issues such as Zoning, Variances, Ordinances, Land Use and Strategic Planning.
*Reviewed and analyzed Florida, State and Federal Cases on City Government issues.

City of Lincoln Nebraska Planning Department, Lincoln, NE; Planning Intern
*Attended Planning Commission Meetings.
*Wrote reports for Planning Department on issues discussed at meetings.
*Reviewed Development Plans to determine compliance with city rules and regulations.

Natos Book Centre and Sports Supplies Castries St Lucia.Assistant to Managing Director (1989-1992)
*Worked as liaison with Ministry of Education to determine textbooks for schools throughout the island.
*Ordered textbooks and worked with Publishers throughout the Commonwealth Caribbean and Great Britain.

Education:
Hugh Wooding Law School, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago: Legal Education Program Certificate (2002)

Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL: Jurist Doctor
*Mock Trial Achievement Award
*Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award (1996)

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
College of Architecture, Masters Degree in Community Economic Development and Regional Planning. (1994)
*Interest and concentration on development within small economic regions
*Vice President Student Planning Association of Nebraska
*Student Representative and Senior Officer on the Student Advisory Board of the College of Architecture

Laval University Quebec City Quebec, Canada (1989); French Language Program

York University, Toronto, Canada (1988); Bachelor of Arts Degree (with honors), Political Science and History
*Specialized in international relations with a concentration on the Caribbean region

Professional Training:
Arbitration and Mediation Training, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

PUBLICATIONS
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
-Needs Assessment of the West A Community, Lincoln: A Vision for Quality Commercial Development.

-Brownsville, Nebraska: A Plan for Future Development

Volunteer Work:
Lawyers for Children America, Miami, FL; Attorney-Ad-Liteum, Legal Representation for Children in Dependency Hearings.
*Coordinated Mediation Hearings.
*Reviewed Child Safety and Welfare Issues

AWARDS:
Negusso Negawo Memorial Award Presented by American Planning Association and the Department of Community and Regional Planning, (Nebraska Chapter), University of Nebraska

-In recognition of special sensitivity and insight toward problems affecting minority or economically disadvantaged persons or persons in developing countries.

AFFILIATIONS:
State of Florida Bar Association, British Commonwealth Caribbean Community Bar Association.

References submitted in confidence upon request.





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Litigation Attorney Resume

by MICHAEL B. HALLA
(Dallas, TX, USA)

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

Litigation attorney with legal expertise in complex contractural, corporate, and municipal case law. Exceptional talent for trial advocacy.

Well-known for possessing the ability to combine expert analytical, investigative, organizational, negotiation, and courtroom litigation skills to prepare powerful claims and defenses for a significant number of municipal corporations.

Achieved favorable jury and bench trial verdicts in numerous cases involving contracts, land use, constitutional law and discrimination claims.

NICHOLS, JACKSON, DILLARD, HAGER, & SMITH (Dallas, Texas), JULY 2005 – CURRENT, Senior Associate. FIRST CHAIR TRIAL EXPERIENCE:

Representing municipalities in complex multi-party lawsuits involving eminent domain, employment and labor law, breach of contract, deprivation of civil rights claims, commercial litigation, land use, bankruptcy, civil service, constitutional law, negligence and personal injury.

*Manages complex litigation from beginning to end, developing case strategy based on municipalities’ needs in a productive and cost-effective manner: drafting and filing pleadings, preparing and arguing motions, taking expert depositions, contracting experts, preparing clients and witnesses for trial, negotiating settlements and preparing settlement documents after meeting with clients and developing trial strategy based on the needs of those clients.

*Drafts appellate briefs and present oral argument to court of appeals.
*Represents municipalities in contested administrative proceedings as well as alternative dispute resolutions such as mediation and arbitration.
*Assists municipal departments in non-litigation matters, including personnel/employee relations, transactional interpretation and drafting, and compliance.
*Leads and manage team of legal staff in furtherance of positive results for clients while managing multiple ongoing cases in a productive and cost-effective manner.

LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL B. HALLA, APRIL 2002 –JULY 2005, Dallas, Texas (USA), Solo Practitioner.

Represented clients in immigration, creditor/debtor litigation personal injury and family law matters before the Board of Immigration Appeals, Executive Office of Immigration Review, and district and county courts in Texas.

CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE OF AUSTIN, MAY 1999 – MARCH 2002, Austin, Texas, Assistant City Attorney.
*Advised various city department personnel on the interpretation of various city ordinances. *Assisted these same departments in the drafting of these ordinances.
*Interpreted various transactional documents for several department heads.
*Drafted settlement agreements and mediated settlements for the same departments.
*Handled litigation matters in criminal matters.

EDUCATION:
CUMBERLAND SCHOOL OF LAW, BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA (USA), Doctor of Jurisprudence (MAY 1998).

HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY, ABILENE, TEXAS B.S., BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE (MAY 1993).

LICENSURE:
*State of Texas, 1999.
*State of Alabama, 2000.
*Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
*United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
*United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
*United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.
*United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.

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