Legal Associate Resume

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Career Objective:

To be the eyes-and-hands of attorneys in a law firm by holding the legal associate position and perform research work on court cases, and create presentation for cases in all types of court.

Summary of Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of court rules, legal terminology and court procedures
  • Familiar with litigation, foreclosure statutes, bankruptcy and procedures
  • Possess strong time management and analytical skills
  • Sound communication and inter-personal skills
  • Skilled in major computer applications like Word processing, databases, spreadsheets and the Internet
  • Extremely well-organized with high level of attention to detail

Work Experience:

Legal Associate
Clarie Legal Firm, Des Moines, IA
July 2013 – Present

  • Assisting attorneys in preparing and organizing data, legal documents, legal research and litigation management
  • Conducting and investigating legal issues under the instructions of attorneys
  • Providing assistance in litigation and project management
  • Handling client inquiries as directed by attorneys
  • Assisting attorneys in responding to inquiries from internal and external associates
  • Maintaining computer databases to organize and store legal information

Junior Legal Associate
CMB Legal Firm, Des Moines, IA
February 2012 – June 2013

  • Assisted with the daily operation of the legal department by preparing briefs, correspondence and other legal documents
  • Handled the tasks of setting up and monitoring all electronic and files for corporate clients
  • Performed responsibilities of filing and updating all research materials as well as remove outdated and unnecessary legal documents
  • Organized and prepared legal forms and contracts for corporate clients
  • Attended meetings and court appearances as well as prepare summaries of the same
  • Reviewed all bills regarding publications, fees, outside counsel and other related costs

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law
    City Law College, Des Moines, IA
    2011

Reference:

On request.