Senior Paralegal Resume Examples

senior paralegal

  • Drafted motions and prepare necessary court documents including complaints, summons, replies, notice of entry, and stipulations.
  • Worked daily with NYSECF, PACER, MODRIA and fully familiar with e-filing under protocols of the courts.
  • Researched cases and court rulings using NYSBA Fastcase and WestLaw.
  • Prepared documents in relevance to matrimonial cases.
  • Prepared monthly invoices for professional services rendered.
  • Communicated with the courts for adjournments, RJI, Preliminary and other conference inquiries.
  • Communicated daily with clients to update them on case statuses as well as prepare retainer agreements for incoming clients.

senior paralegal

  • Assist with initial client interview to obtain relevant case information. 
  • Assist attorney with determining case issues and possible relief 
  • Obtain all necessary client documentation to complete immigration application
  •  Draft motions and legal memoranda for attorney review 
  • Draft correspondence to clients, courts, attorneys etc. 
  • Developed and maintain database of all immigration cases and their status at the firm
  • Developed and maintained a office policy, organization system, and procedures for each type of immigration case

senior paralegal

  • Prepared affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system.
  • Prepared for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits.
  • Directed and coordinated law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Gathered and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents.
  • Prepared monthly invoices for professional services rendered. 
  • Communicated with the courts for adjournments, RJIs, Preliminary and other conferences.
  • Researched case law and court rulings using NYSBA Fastcase and WestLaw. 

senior paralegal

  • Assisted all levels of attorneys from recent graduated attorney up to a senior partner in case management and organization.
  • Managed the teams’ calendar including scheduling client interviews, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, hearings, etc. 
  • Draft pleadings (answers, petitions, various motions, pretrial documents),  discovery requests and responses, and office correspondence.
  • Review discovery responses to determine which medical records and other records were necessary for case development.  
  • Review the received records to determine if additional information or documents are necessary and to verify the accuracy of the party’s allegations.
  • Prepare attorneys for depositions, mediations and trial.
  • Regular communication with clients, opposing counsel and witnesses.

senior paralegal

  • Put together legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements.
  • Create proposal packages for prospective clients. 
  • Arrange sexual harassment webinars for clients and their employees.
  • Arrange conference calls for attorneys and clients.
  • Manage current and prospective client database for firm’s newsletter.
  • Prepare and mail out client invoices.
  • Create proposal packages for prospective clients. 

senior paralegal

  • Prepare motion documents for court.
  • Create proposal packages for prospective clients.
  • Draft Audit letters on behalf of clients.
  • Create and manage files with supporting documents for initial proceedings
  • Draft correspondence to adversaries and clients and notices on behalf of clients.
  • Prepare closing statements.
  • Drafting and finalizing both retainer and settlement agreements.

sr. paralegal

  • Senior Corporate Paralegal
  • Management and supervisory – Legal Department
  • General corporate and regulatory 
  • Contract / lease review, negotiation and administration
  • Due diligence review and preparation
  • Litigation, including drafting and preparing litigation documents and analyzing documents on pleadings and motions to ascertain facts and issues

senior paralegal

  • Filed cases and prepare settlement offers for No-Fault Arbitrations with the American Arbitration Association.
  • Managed and set up depositions (EBTs) when necessary.
  • Attended court for filing and file requisition purposes.
  • Utilized e-courts for searches on specific matters and court decisions.

senior paralegal

  • Utilized dictation devices to assist in drafting documents.
  • Familiarized with court protocols in Suffolk, Nassau, Kings, Queens and New York counties.
  • Familiarized with several contacts for per diem services and other attorney services.
  • Greet all incoming clients and received all payments for cases 

senior paralegal

  • Answered all phone calls and scheduled consultations for attorney 
  • Scheduled all preparation appointment for clients who have received interview appointment 
  • Met with all clients before 2 weeks time of document drop-off to review forms and double check for errors 
  • Followed on up a regular basis on all cases dormant and active to avoid any cases being neglected 
  • Reviewed cases closely for an potential issues and met with attorney once a month to review any questions, concerns and get signature on all cases ready to be filed with immigration 
  • Worked on the following types of immigration cases:  Adjustment of status (Son/Daughter petitioning parents or Spouses) –
  • I-130 petitions for F2A, F2B, F3, & F4 preference