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Skillful Legal Secretary resume

Lisa Muscella Grass
Professional Summary
Outgoing and friendly professional currently seeking a full time position in a professional environment where I can use my strong computer and clerical skills to manage reception operations in a timely, professional, and courteous manner.
Career Focus
Prior legal secretary specializing in administrative support to busy law offices. Committed to delivering high quality results with little supervision. Receptionist/Administrative assistant who answers a high volume of incoming calls while handling in-person inquiries from clients and colleagues. Flexible and hardworking with the drive to succeed and a happy disposition.
Highlights
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • American Association of Notaries
  • Results-oriented
  • Self-directed
  • Legal administrative support
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Word processing
Experience
08/2012 to 05/2016
6th Grade Teacher Assistant American Heritage School Plantation, Florida
Managed classrooms of 20 to 22 students during the absence of assigned teachers.
Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.
Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.
Monitored educational progress by keeping detailed individual charts and files.
Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
Communicated effectively with educators from various grade levels.
Provided and supervised after school activities
01/2001 to 08/2012
Independant Sales Consultant, Group Leader and Recruiter PartyLite Gifts, Inc. Florida
Identified prospective customers using lead generating methods and performing an average of 30 cold calls per day.
Participated in various incentive programs and contests designed to support achievement of production goals.
Recognized as top sales generator, increasing sales level by 30% in 2009 alone.
Retained and ensured proper handling and care of 500+ existing client accounts.
Responsible for implementing all business-building and relationship-building expectations with uniquely assigned accounts and customers.
Consistently met and exceeded department expectations for productivity and accuracy levels.
01/1987 to 06/1998
Legal Secretary Law Offices of Cohen & Cohen, P.A. Hollywood, Florida
Received and disbursed all incoming mail.
Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
Drafted and typed grammatically correct office memos.
Maintained the master calendar for client appointments and court appearances.
Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents.
Docketed orders and depositions for attorney.
Acted as liaison between clients, vendors and attorneys.
Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences.
Opened new client files and new matters in CMS.
Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints
Conducted client interviews and all client intake services.
Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, doctors and attorneys.
Composed and typed routine letters of correspondence
Recorded and monitored court appearance dates.
Processed summonses, subpoenas and complaints.
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Job-winning Legal Secretary resume

VERA M. BORGWARDT
Professional Summary

Qualified Customer Service/Office Assistant, who continually maintains a positive attitude while interacting with demanding clients.  Highly organized and detail oriented, with more than 10 years experience supplying organized administrative support, with an excellent work ethic and takes on multiple projects at once.

Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with a variety of people.  Multi-tasking abilities, motivated to complete difficult tasks, team player, bi-lingual fluent in English and Spanish, confident to find solutions to customer issues, thrive in an environment with high performance standards.  Ability to learn new processes quickly.

 

 

Skills
  • 100 WPM typing speed
  • Professional phone etiquette
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced clerical knowledge
  • Critical thinker
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Pleasant demeanor
  • Works well under pressure
  • Accurate and detailed
  • Flexible
  • Customer service-oriented
Work History
Office Assistant, 03/2008 to 07/2016
Inter-American Multi-Services, LLC Hackensack, NJ 07601
  • Politely assisted customers in person and via telephone.
  • Provided an elevated customer experience to generate a loyal clientèle.
  • Investigated and resolved customer inquiries and complaints in a timely and empathetic manner.
  • Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.

Legal Secretary, 10/2000 to 02/2008
Emollo & Collini, Esqs. Paterson, NJ 07501
  • Worked as a team with attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants.
  • Organized envelopes, and mail correspondence for all clients.
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information, such as employment, medical and other records.
  • Conducted detailed client intakes and entered information into company database.
  • Communicated pertinent information to clients via phone, email and mail.
  • Translated on a daily basis for Spanish speaking clientele.

Education
Office Administration Certificate: Business, Sawyer Campus School of Business - Clifton, New Jersey
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Completed Advanced Customer Service training
  • Office Administration coursework
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Experienced Legal Secretary resume

Gurjinder Dosanjh
Education
J.D.: 2020
California Western School Of Law - San Diego, CA
  • Dean's Diversity Scholarship 
  • South Asian Law Student Association, Vice President  
  • Student Body Association Constitution Committee, Member
  • CWSL Buddy Program, Mentor
  • AIM for Law Youth Conference, Volunteer
Bachelor of Arts: Economics, Pre Law Thematic Minor , 2016
University of Arizona - Tucson
  • Dean's List-Fall 2016
  • Activities: Model United Nations, Financial Management Association, Intramural Basketball, Volunteering.
Work History
Student Volunteer, 01/2019 to Current
Community Law Project San Diego, CA
  • Conducted client interviews to establish and verify key information.
  • Assisted clients by providing legal and non-legal solutions using creative problem solving. 
  • Organized client files. 
  • Provided supervising attorney with status updates. 
Legal Intern, 09/2018 to Current
Law Office Of Michael H. Weiner San Diego, CA
  • Drafted memoranda and legal documents under the supervision of staff attorneys.
  • Prepared prevailing motions and oppositions compliant with local court rules. 
  • Prepared complaints with information provided by clients. 
  • Conducted research for upcoming cases for the firm. 
Legal Intern, 05/2018 to 08/2018
Aguirre & Severson LLP San Diego, CA
  • Prepared written correspondence for the attorneys.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Conducted research for upcoming cases for the firm's four attorneys.
  • Assisted attorneys with case organization and administrative tasks.
India Palace, 01/2012 to 01/2017
Event Specialist Phoenix, AZ
  • Managed food delivery for 200+ guests for special events.
  • Supervised kitchen staff of 15 people and ensured proper event set-up, food preparation, kitchen clean-up, and proper shut down.
  • Helped with preparation, set-up, and service for catering events.
  • Trained new employees.
  • Consistently offered professional, friendly and engaging service.
  • Communicated with other kitchen team members to ensure food was prepared on time and correctly.
Knott Solutions, 05/2016 to 08/2016
Onsite/Virtual Intern Tustin, CA
  • Posted positions through approved recruitment channels.
  • Assisted in the creation of recruiting plans for all open positions.
  • Created and implemented external and internal communications strategies for key company initiatives such as client satisfaction, and client recruitment.
  • Negotiated contract terms, such as hourly pay and travel expenditures. 
Skills
  • Certified in Westlaw and Lexis 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Fluent in Punjabi
  • Conversational in Spanish 
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