Sample Bankruptcy Paralegal Resume

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Brian Williams
1958 Scott Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Job Objective To obtain a Bankruptcy Paralegal position in a company that will allow me to grow along with the company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of legal research, case management and document preparation for bankruptcy cases
  • In-depth knowledge of bankruptcy processing, title searches, and e-filing practices
  • Operational knowledge of Quick Books,Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Westlaw, and LexisNexis
  • Familiarity with preparing court pleadings, affidavits, motions, correspondence and subpoena
  • ?bility

  • to interact with clients, courts and attorneys through e-mail, letters and phone
  • Ability to work with and preserveconfidentiality of sensitive data

Professional Experience:

Bankruptcy Paralegal
Robert Half Legal, Poughkeepsie, NY
August 2012 – Present


  • Responded to discovery requests and performed legal research.
  • Drafted and filed bankruptcy motions, orders, and pleadings in court.
  • Interpreted and evaluated all legal documents, judgments, and commercial bankruptcy petitions.
  • Advised and assisted attorney on various trials, settlements, and depositions.
  • Developed and maintained positive relationships with attorneys, court officials and clients.
  • Interpreted and followed Federal debt collection laws and other related regulations.

Bankruptcy Paralegal
Bayview Loan Servicing, Poughkeepsie, NY
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Assisted with legal research and developed appropriate legal briefs.
  • Received and reviewed all proof of claims and related information provided by clients.
  • Composed and filed bankruptcy documents, declarations and pleadings.
  • Scheduled bankruptcy case hearings in court and maintained court calendars.
  • Prepared and maintained paper-based and electronicfiles related to attorney and client.
  • Contacted and worked with attorneys, clients, lenders and court officials, as required.


Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies
El Camino College, Torrance, CA

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