Sample Federal Paralegal Resume

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Joseph Boyer
4422 Dovetail Estates
Clinton, OK 73601

Job Objective To become a part of your team and serve as Federal Paralegal.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of providing legal assistance and documentation support in federal government matters
  • Sound knowledge offederal government laws, legal codes, and court procedures
  • Commendable knowledge of computer, spreadsheets, Westlaw, and Lexis/Nexus
  • Familiarity with legal research procedures and interpretation of precedent court cases
  • Ability to use law library and automated research tools for research purpose
  • Ability to work with and protect confidentiality of sensitive information

Professional Experience:

Federal Paralegal
PAREXEL International, Clinton, OK
August 2012 – Present


  • Investigated and researched legal issues, cases, and judicial orders.
  • Monitored federal litigations and maintained case calendar, as required.
  • Prepared, maintained and provided case files and case-related legal documents.
  • Attended and reported on case-related depositions and legal proceedings.
  • Composed and reviewed accurate and timelycase status reports.
  • Interpreted and adhered to all federal laws and regulations, as applicable.

Federal Paralegal
DLA Piper, Clinton, OK
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Informed about legal documentation procedures and delivered legal assistance to attorneys.
  • Evaluatedand responded to requests for information under the provisions of various acts.
  • Researched and reviewed appropriateinformation references, records and files for legal searches.
  • Managed all assigned federal cases and prepared for court trials and hearings.
  • Composed and delivered subpoenas, pleadings, legal briefs and trial exhibits.
  • Produced, maintained and monitored case status reports and summaries for federal litigations.


Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies
William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IA

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