Sample Employment Paralegal Resume

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Joan Mccloud
3266 Cessna Drive
Salamonia, IN 47381

Job Objective A talented Employment Paralegal with great skills and experience looking for a job in a well known organization.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience of investigation, handling and documentation of employment issues and litigations
  • Thorough knowledge of law and issues related to employment, immigration and human resources
  • Exceptional knowledge of document management, trial preparation, and report writing
  • Familiarity with using MS Office, online legal research tools and internet
  • Ability to communicate with attorneys, clients, vendors and outside counsel tactfully
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of discreet and proprietary information

Professional Experience:

Employment Paralegal
Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Salamonia, IN
August 2012 – Present


  • Investigated facts and conducted legal research regarding labor & employment cases.
  • Evaluated and responded to discovery requests and reviewed case documents.
  • Prepared and delivered HIPAA authorizations and subpoenas accordingly.
  • Prepared for court trial and drafted all trial exhibit lists and pretrial memoranda.
  • Contacted and communicated with attorneys, clients, and counsel team in a diplomatic manner.
  • Reviewed all employee relations matters and compliance risks and made appropriate recommendations.

Employment Paralegal
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Salamonia, IN
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Handled and monitored labor and employment related claims and disputes.
  • Drafted, reviewed, and checked all legal documents related to employment litigations.
  • Createdand provided trial exhibits, deposition summaries, and their analyses.
  • Updated and maintained database related to employment law, litigation and related contracts.
  • Received and responded to subpoenas, employee verifications and other legal related requests.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with regulatory agencies and attorney team.


Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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