Sample Legal Secretary Resume Template

September 8, 2011

A legal secretary CV should reflect in depth knowledge regarding legal terms, practices and procedures along with good secretarial skills. Ability to grasp, keenness of vision, ability to reach to the crux of the issue and fast turnover of work are all mark of a good legal secretary and should reflect in your CV.

Sample Legal Secretary Resume Template

Simon Jordan,

234 Bakersville Rd,

Lancashire

PR7 2AA

Mobile Number: 44 2343 5767

Telephone Number: 012345 86958

Career Objective

With over four years of experience as a legal secretary, I wish to expand my knowledge base to include other areas of law and practice. I have excellent drafting and analytical skills and am an asset when it comes to delivering things in short notices. Being extremely meticulous I ensure that there is absolute perfection in the work done.

Educational Background

Bachelor of Law, 2003

Certificate Course in Legal Secretary, 2004

Work Experience

2007-Present: Legal Secretary, Murray, Leslie and Hewitt

Responsibilities

  • Excellent knowledge of legal terminology
  • Drafted and typed all kinds of legal documents, including briefs, depositions, letters etc
  • Conducted extensive legal research, case law research
  • Assisted attorneys in court during hearings
  • Trained and supervised trainee legal secretaries

2004-2006: Legal Secretary, Kingston and Kingston

Responsibilities

  • Assisted with legal research
  • Prepared legal documents
  • Drafting, typing, proofing and preparing of suits and claims to be filed
  • Filing of all documents in an organized manner
  • Developed new routine for office documentation
  • Scheduled appointments and briefings for attorneys

Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of legal terminology
  • Excellent typing speed
  • Excellent drafting and research skills
  • Multilingual in Spanish, French and English
  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills

Achievements

  • Drafted and proofed briefs independently

Developed new routines for office documentation

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