Sample Family Law Paralegal Resume

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Diana Landrum
4439 Sundown Lane
Austin, TX 78664

Job Objective A well organized Family Law Paralegal seeking a job in your company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of management and settling of family law litigations and related document preparation
  • In-depth knowledge offamily law, legal procedures, and litigation legal precedents
  • Remarkable knowledge of computer operations and Microsoft Office programs
  • Familiarity with legal research, document production and government-approved Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Ability to interact with clients, courts and opposing counsel professionally
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of discreet issues and information

Professional Experience:

Family Law Paralegal
Whalen Bryan Inc., Austin, TX
August 2012 – Present


  • Searched documents, compiled evidence and prepared trial exhibits.
  • Contacted clients and evaluated their bankruptcy claims and other family law cases.
  • Counseled and assisted attorneys in preparation for trials, hearings, depositions, and negotiations.
  • Composed and submitted pleadings, discovery responses and other legal documents.
  • Maintained attorney’s personal files and managed attorney’s case calendar.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with staff, court officials and opposing counsel.

Family Law Paralegal
Slate Professional, Austin, TX
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Advised and assisted attorneys with family law litigations and trial preparation.
  • Performed legal research and conducted interviews with clients and witnesses.
  • Composed and filed complex legal documents such aspleadings and motions.
  • Reviewed allproperty assets and debts and prepared property-division documents.
  • Drafted and filed application forms for marriage dissolution and child custody disputes.
  • Contacted clients and provided them updates regarding case status.


Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Justice Studies
Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

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