Sample Civil Litigation Paralegal Resume

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Paul Bentley
3260 Franklin Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX 78412

Job Objective To obtain a Civil Litigation Paralegal position in a company that provides an open environment with many opportunities for continuous growth.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of handling civil litigations and providing legal documentation assistance
  • Sound knowledge of civil litigation, family law, probate, real estate law and related terminology
  • Operational knowledge of using Microsoft Office, ProDocs, and Case Law databases
  • Familiarity with legal calendaring and document management practices
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  • to communicate clients, colleagues and legal professionals, tactfully
  • Ability to perform legal research using Westlaw and Nexis/Lexis

Professional Experience:

Civil Litigation Paralegal
Stoel Rives LLP, Corpus Christi, TX
August 2012 – Present


  • Provided legal assistance to attorneys and helped them in various civil litigation matters.
  • Investigated legal issues, and prepared for trials and mediations.
  • Scheduled and attended client meetings, court hearings and depositions.
  • Drafted and filed pleadings, discovery responses and interrogatories for use in court.
  • Interpretedand analyzed various contracts, deeds, and titles to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Interacted and liaised with various court officials, attorneys and law personnel.

Civil Litigation Paralegal
The Madeksho Law Firm, Corpus Christi, TX
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Managed all assignedcivil litigation cases and performed legal research, as needed.
  • Collected case related information and interviewed clients and witnesses.
  • Prepared and filed legal documents like pleadings, summons, motions and complaints.
  • Assisted and advised attorneys on preparation of trials, arbitrations and depositions.
  • Scheduled all meetings with clients and maintained calendar of cases for attorney.
  • Interacted and worked with attorneys, opposing counsel and court officials in a positive manner.


Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies
Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, MT

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