Sample Criminal Law Paralegal Resume

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Mark Duran
4586 Green Avenue
Fremont, CA 94536

Job Objective To obtain a Criminal Law Paralegal position in an organization where I can use my skills to benefit and enrich my knowledge.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in research, documentation and legal analysis of criminal law related matters
  • Immense knowledge of court procedures, bail proceedings, family law, and bankruptcy cases
  • Operational knowledge of using MS Office Suite, Lexis and Westlaw software
  • Familiarity with caseload management, cite-checking and preparation of legal documents
  • Ability to schedule and maintain hearings and interviews as needed
  • Ability to analyze and report on data trends and large volumes of complex data

Professional Experience:

Criminal Law Paralegal
CACI International Inc, Fremont, CA
August 2012 – Present


  • Investigated case law matters and prepared for trials and depositions.
  • Drafted legal documents and prepared investigative questions for trial and depositions.
  • Checked, organized and maintained legal documents and correspondence.
  • Contacted law enforcements agencies and obtained necessary information.
  • Scheduled and conducted witness interviews,client meetings, and staff meetings.
  • Prepared and submitted all documents related to litigations in a timely manner.

Criminal Law Paralegal
Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Researched criminal law and evidence and assisted attorneys in preparation for trials and hearings.
  • Used Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis online resources and performed legal research effectively.
  • Scheduled and attended court proceedings, client meetings, press conference, and case-related interviews.
  • Drafted and submittedvarious motions for continuances and counsel substitution to courts.
  • Prepared and delivered correspondence to clients about trial date, and dispositions.
  • Built and maintained strong professional relationships with attorneys, opposing counsel and insurance agencies.


Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies
Southern New Hampshire University, Colchester, VT

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