Sample Commercial Legal Secretary Resume

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Thomas Millen
4732 White River Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(222)-279-4771
[email]

Job Objective Pursuing the opportunity to enhance my career and use my skills to their fullest by securing a Commercial Legal Secretary position with reputable company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of performing secretarial and administrative tasks in Commercial Litigation department
  • Sound knowledge of legal terminology, litigation practices,and court procedures
  • Commendable knowledge of legal documents, e-filing procedures, and Lexis-Nexis filing
  • Familiarity with discovery response, court trials, and case mediations
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and internet applications, efficiently
  • Ability to interact with colleagues and clients, in a professional manner

Professional Experience:

Commercial Legal Secretary
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Salt Lake City, UT
August 2012 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Supported and assisted in-house attorneys in delivering high quality legal services to clients
  • Screened and responded to incoming phone calls and voice messages from clients.
  • Drafted and provided legal documents, official letters, and meeting minutes.
  • Updated and maintained all client lists and databases of the department.
  • Interacted and worked with all assigned team members, in a cooperative manner.
  • Monitored all office systems and processes and ensured their effectiveness.

Commercial Legal Secretary
Legal Search Solutions, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT
May 2009 – July 2012

Responsibilities:

  • Sorted and dispatched all incoming office mails to intended recipients.
  • Scheduled and coordinated all attorneys’ case calendar and client meetings.
  • Created, proofread, and submitted all pleadings, complaints, motions and other litigation documents.
  • Updated and maintained the law library and computerized databases of the office.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships with all attorneys, employees, and clients.
  • Interpreted and followed departmental guidelines and workplace instructions, diligently.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial Law
Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, DC

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