Job-winning sample paralegal resume to adapt for your own use. A persuasive and well written resume is key to getting your resume read and taking you to the next stage in the paralegal employment process.
This well-structured resume will help you to competently organize your job-relevant information and clearly present your suitability for the paralegal job whatever your area of specialization.
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YOUR FULL NAME
Your mailing address
Your phone numbers
Your email address
To secure the position of paralegal in a general law office.
Six years diverse experience as a paralegal providing support to five attorneys. Strong research, investigative, analytical and writing skills.
In-depth knowledge of e-discovery procedures. Excellent planning and organizational skills together with proven resourcefulness and initiative enable the successful management of numerous tasks simultaneously. A valued team member who is able to work independently and meet strict deadlines.
A self motivate paralegal professional with proven research, information analysis and writing skills. Responsible for drafting legal documents, reviewing and editing documents, conducting interviews, monitoring schedules and deadlines and preparing reports. A resourceful team member experienced in handling a wide range of paralegal activities.
A well qualified paralegal with over six years diverse experience in a large law firm. Proven track record in legal research, drafting legal documents and case preparation. Extensive knowledge of legal terminology, general law and legal proceedings. Outstanding organizational skills enable competent management of multiple complex assignments. Discreet and resourceful team worker who thrives in a fast-paced working environment.
Jones & Associates, New York, NY
January 2011 - Date
Dawson & Conrad LLP, New York, NY
August 2006 - November 2010
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies, 2005
New York Paralegal School, New York, NY
ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate, 2006
Available on request
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