Sample Personal Injury Paralegal Resume

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Donna Whiddon
2860 Deercove Drive
Dallas, TX 75208

Job Objective Seeking a challenging position as Personal Injury Paralegal in an organization that will effectively utilize my experience and offers opportunity for career growth.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of management, document preparation and settlement of personal injury claims and dispute cases
  • In-depth knowledge of government laws, court procedures and relevant CPR procedures
  • Remarkable knowledge of medical review, interrogatories, fast track and multi track claims, document filing and trial preparation
  • Familiarity with using Microsoft Office, Timeslips and Abacus software
  • Ability to communicate with attorneys, clients, insurers and colleagues, diplomatically
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and issues related to company and clients

Professional Experience:

Personal Injury Paralegal
Petersan Legal Temps, Dallas, TX
August 2012 – Present


  • Arranged, scheduled and coordinated potential client meetings and conference calls.
  • Composed and presented subpoenas, motions, briefs and disbursement summaries.
  • Interacted and negotiated with insurance companies for claim settlement and dispute resolution.
  • Answered client queries and informed them about their case status.
  • Drafted and delivered demand packages to insurance carriers and defense counsel.
  • Accompanied witnesses to courtroom and assisted attorneys in eliciting proper testimony from them.

Personal Injury Paralegal
Cruz & Associates, Dallas, TX
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Handled and resolved a variety of litigations related to personal injury, liability claims.
  • Conducted and summarized interviews of clients, witnesses, doctors, and law enforcement officers.
  • Collected and reviewed case-related police reports, medical records and other supporting evidence.
  • Drafted and filed motions and documentsfor mediations and trials.
  • Composed and delivered demand packages and to appropriate insurance agenciesand attorneys.
  • Contacted clients and informed them about case status and preparation.


Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies
Saint Gregory’s University, Shawnee, OK

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