Legal Administrative Assistant

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Melaya Berto

melaya.berto@gmail.com | (888) 827-0314 |

Summary


I am a legal administrative assistant with over three years of experience in the field. I have gained valuable knowledge and skills in managing office operations, handling client relations, preparing legal documents, and performing various other administrative duties. My strong organizational abilities and excellent communication skills have helped me succeed in this role. I am capable of working independently as well as part of a team, and thrive in fast-paced environments.

Experience


Legal Administrative Assistant at Company 1:, IAMay 2022 - Present

  • Answered and directed an average of 60 calls per day.
  • Opened and distributed an average of 150 pieces of mail per day.
  • Processed an average of 40 invoices per week.
  • Entered attorney time into billing software daily.
  • Maintained client files, both physical and electronic.
  • Scheduled appointments for 6 attorneys.

Legal Administrative Assistant II at , IASep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and created contracts for clients with outside vendors.
  • Managed docket of over 200 active cases, ensuring all deadlines were met.
  • Conducted client intakes and managedclient files from start to finish.
  • Assisted attorneys in preparing for hearings and trials by organizing exhibits.
  • And creating timelines.
  • Wrote discovery requests and responses on behalf of the firm’s clients.
  • Interacted with opposing counsel to schedule depositions, mediations, etc.

Education


Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma at Drake University, IAAug 2014 - May 2019

I have learned how to manage law offices, how to communicate with clients, how to open and close files, how to do legal research, and how to prepare legal documents.

Skills


  • Typing
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Filing
  • Scanning/Faxing Documents
  • Answering Phones
  • Scheduling Appointments

Talonda Sandfort

talonda.sandfort@gmail.com | (722) 845-2619 | Birmingham, AL

Summary


I am a legal administrative assistant with over three years of experience in the field. I have gained valuable experience working in law firms and have developed strong administrative skills. I possess excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as superb organizational abilities. I am able to work independently and take initiative when needed. I am also proficient in using various computer programs, including Microsoft Office suite and Adobe Acrobat.

Experience


Legal Administrative Assistant at Company 1:, ALMar 2022 - Present

  • Answered telephones and directed calls to appropriate staff members.
  • Greeted clients, attorneys, and other visitors in a professional manner.
  • Provided excellent customer service by providing information and assistance to clients, attorneys, co-workers, etc.
  • Maintained attorney calendars by scheduling appointments, court dates/deadlines, etc.
  • Assisted with the drafting of legal documents such as briefs, pleadings.

Legal Administrative Assistant II at Company 2:, ALAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and settled 12 complex insurance claims totaling $2.3 million in damages.
  • Completed over 500 legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, and appeals with a 98% accuracy rate.
  • Managed caseloads of up to 50 active cases at any given time.
  • Trained 3 new Legal Administrative Assistants on company software and processes.
  • Organized and maintained files for all current and closed cases.

Education


Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma at Faulkner University, ALSep 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are: how to manage files and documents, how to use computers and software programs commonly used in the legal field, how to communicate effectively with clients and other legal professionals, and how to conduct legal research.

Skills


  • Typing
  • Filing
  • Answering phones
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Writing letters and memos
  • Maintaining calendars