Sample Legal Resume

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Sarah Anderson
1233, New Island Street., Houston, TX- 459009
Home- (234) 258147369, Cell- 2525400936
sarah@rediffmail.com

Objective:

Highly qualified and skilled professional with strong knowledge of legal terminology willing to work on challenging legal position in a reputed organization where my skills and knowledge will be utilized

Summary of Qualification:

Highly proficient and result-oriented professional with more than 13 years of experience in this field, strong knowledge of legal terminology, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong presentation and organization skills, excellent interpersonal skills, other Core Competencies are:

  • Strong Knowledge of Legal Documents
  • Excellent Knowledge of English and Spanish Languages
  • Excellent Administration and Management Skills
  • Excellent Leadership Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills

Professional Experience:

City Law Office, Houston
From 2006 to present

Legal Assistant

Working on the position of legal assistant and handling all the duties, responsibilities assigned to this position, these are as follows:

  • Mainly responsible for assisting the lawyers and attorneys in their work and other related activities
  • Handling other duties like preparing documents, court dockets, proposals and contracts and so on
  • Responsible for investing clients and solving queries of the clients
  • Maintained a good rapport with the clients

ABC Law Office, Houston
From 2001 to 2006

Legal Advisor

Handled all the duties and responsibilities assigned to legal advisor position, these duties are given below:

  • Mainly responsible for providing advice and suggestions to the clients on various cases and problems
  • Responsible for assisting lawyers and attorney in their work like preparing legal documents and other documentations
  • Provided suggestions to the legal corporations
  • Handled other duties as assigned by the office

XYZ Law Office, Houston
From 1996 to 2001

Legal Clerk

Worked on the position of legal clerk and handled all the duties, responsibilities assigned to this position, these are as follows:

  • Handled all the daily administration and clerical duties of the legal department successfully
  • Handled duties and activities like preparing legal documents, contracts, proposals, court dockets, reports and statements and so on
  • Responsible for handling clerical duties like answering phone calls and mails, greeting and welcoming clients and so on
  • Maintained good communication with the clients

Other Knowledge:

  • Proficient in Computer Operations
  • Excellent Knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Internet Proficiency
  • Operating Systems: XP, Vista

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Law from Houston Law College in 1996

Certification and Training:

  • Certified Law Enforcement Officer in 2000
  • Diploma Course in Corporate Law in 2002

Honors/Awards:

  • Member of City Bar Association in 1999
  • Best Student of the Year in 1996

Reference:

Available upon request

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