Paralegal Resume Samples

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To create a proper paralegal resume format use our page full of resume samples to present your skills in the best possible way. A paralegal resume prepared using one of our resume examples will ensure your job application will not get lost among hundreds of others.

You will need to express yourself in your resume that you are well experienced, qualified, and trained person by a lawyer, law office, corporation, or any law firm. Make a concise paralegal resume to demonstrate your hiring manager you are capable of performing beyond your employer’s expectations.

To get an interview you need to present your resume for the job application that is based on facts. It should be fully customized and without superlatives. Use our page to get all tips and tricks to prepare the correct format of your paralegal resume. Our resume samples will guide you to write your resume in a way that convinces the employer you’re the best person for the job.

Paralegal resume format:

Experience and qualifications should be listed in “reverse chronological order”, means most recent at the top of your resume and should include time frames. Do not surprise your employer by being too imaginative, especially when applying for a paralegal position. Your resume needs to be easy to read, concise and should not appear crammed full.

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certified paralegal Resume Example
Certified Paralegal Resume Samples
Work Experience
  • Paralegal, Family Law Solutions (Jan 2003 - May 2009)
  • Paralegal, Law Offices of Eric G. Young (2000 - 2003)
  • Paralegal, Law Office of Steve Spiegelman (Feb 1999 - Jun 2003)
  • Collections Manager, Hansel Ford (Jan 1997 - May 2000)
  • Contract Paralegal (Jun 2009 - Jun 2010)
  • Paralegal Certificate, Sonoma State University (1999 - 2000)
  • Associates Degree (Jan 1987 - Jun 1988)

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litigation paralegal Resume Example
Litigation Paralegal Resume Samples
Work Experience
  • Paralegal, Independent/Contract Paralegal (Oct 2009 - Apr 2012)
  • Litigation Paralegal, Hobbie, Corrigan, Bertucio, PC (2007 - 2009)
  • Litigation Paralegal, Goldring, Edwards & Dalton (2005 - 2007)
  • Litigation Paralegal, Foss, SanFilippo & Milne (2003 - 2005)
  • Operations Manager, Seacoast Fisheries, Inc. (Jan 1992 - Jan 2003)
  • A.A.S. Legal Studies (ABA Approved), Brookdale Community College (2001 - 2003)

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paralegal Resume Example
Paralegal Resume Samples
Work Experience
  • Paralegal (1999 - 2008)
  • Legal Assistant (Paralegal), State of Michigan Attorney Discipline Board (1988 - 1999)
  • Paralegal, CACI International, Inc. – Contracted to United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan, Criminal Division, Drug Task Force (Mar 2011 - Present)
  • Bachelor of Science, Madonna University - College of Social Sciences ()
  • Bachelor of Arts ()
  • Certification and Continuing Legal Education ()

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Paralegal / Launch Pad Nola Resume Samples
Work Experience
  • Paralegal :: Launch Pad NOLA, Jurisphere Muse, LLC (Sep 2009 - Present)
  • Paralegal, Craig A. Davis, APLC (May 2005 - Aug 2009)
  • Paralegal, Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan (Feb 2001 - May 2005)
  • Paralegal (Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice), J. Minos Simon, Ltd. (1998 - 2000)
  • EARLIER CAREER (1976 - 1998)
  • Paralegal Certificate, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (1993 - 1994)
  • Louisiana State University (1975 - 1976)

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contract paralegal Resume Example
Contract Paralegal Resume Samples
Work Experience
  • Litigation Paralegal, Contos & Bunch/Law Offices of John Contos/Law Offices of Bruce Bunh (1983 - 2015)
  • Owner, Eureka Paralegal Services (2009 - Present)
  • Litigation Support, Parrish, Moriarty & Smith (1983 - Present)
  • Litigation Support, Bralley & Bentley (1979 - 1983)
  • Contract Paralegal, John Buzas/Gabriel & Assoc. (Aug 1995 - Present)
  • School of Law, ABA Certificate Paralegal Studies, University of California, Los Angeles (1985)
  • Continuing Education (1985 - Present)
  • University of California, San Diego (1980)
senior paralegal Resume Example
Senior Paralegal Resume Samples
Work Experience
  • Senior Paralegal, PEEL BRIMELY, LLP (Sep 2001 - Nov 2010)
  • Limited duration Legal Secretary assignments, Various Temp Agencies (Feb 2000 - Aug 2001)
  • Limited duration Legal Secretary assignments, ADD STAFF, INC. & OLSTEN SERVICES (Aug 1999 - Jan 2000)
  • Paralegal, JEFFREY I. TOMPKINS LAW OFFICE (Jan 1998 - Aug 1999)
  • Paralegal, GORDON & REES LLP (Dec 2012 - Oct 2015)
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin (Sep 1971 - Dec 1976)
  • Certificate, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Institute (May 1980)
  • Certificate from ABA approved curriculum program, Denver Paralegal Institute (Oct 1997)

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Paralegal Assistant Resume Samples
Work Experience
  • Editorial Assistant, Tehama Group Communications (Jan 2009 - May 2009)
  • Receptionist, Hair Nouveau, Salon and Day Spa (May 2008 - Aug 2009)
  • Account Support, Tehama Group Communications (Jan 2009 - May 2009)
  • Paralegal Assistant, Washington and Heithecker, Attorneys at Law (Feb 2010 - Jul 2010)
  • Bachelor's in Journalism, California State University, Chico (Aug 2005 - Dec 2009)

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