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Murnane Brandt - Legal Secretary Resume Example

Julian Phillips
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Professional Summary

Seasoned Legal Secretary/Administrator with more than 28 years of experience in a fast-paced legal and business environment.   Excellent computer software proficiency skills in document systems management (ProLaw, Outlook/Groupwise/Carpe Diem) and multi-tasking skills. Track record of achieving quality and timely work product, often times under stressful deadlines.

  • Clerical
  • English Language
  • Law and Government
  • Typing, 80-90 wpm
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Writing
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Service Orientation
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Records Management Organization
Legal Secretary 09/2004 - 02/2015
Murnane Brandt - St. Paul, MN

Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, answers, discovery, pretrial submissions, etc.

Draft documents and correspondence

Assist attorneys/paralegals in collecting and maintaining medical, employment, insurance, school, and other records.

File and serve pleadings and correspondence using the E-File and Serve system, both in State and Federal Court

Maintain on-line calendars for several attorneys and schedule appointments with clients

Organize and maintain voluminous case files, both hard copy files and through ProLaw, the firm's document management system

Legal Administrator 06/1998 - 09/2004
Travelers Insurance Company - St. Paul, MN

Prepare correspondence and documents

Transcribe and revise various insurance policies, separation agreements and various legal pleadings

Reconcile and maintain expense accounts

Pay outside legal bills and track monthly expenses

Make travel arrangements for attorneys/executives

Train new employees on various software functions used by company

Assist with interviewing potential candidates for legal administration positions

Legal Secretary 06/1996 - 06/1998
Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly - St. Paul, MN
  • Prepare legal documents and correspondence
  • Organize and maintain voluminous files
  • Prepared legal invoices and travel expense reports
  • Reconciled statements
  • Maintain and record attorney's time in Carpe Diem billing system
  • Revise coverage opinions and insurance reservation of rights letters
  • Make travel arrangements
Legal Secretary/Assistant 07/1987 - 06/1996
Richard N. Newcome and R.J. Newcome, P.A. - St. Paul, MN

Transcribe and prepare legal documents and correspondence

Prepare legal statements and maintain firm's finances

Answer telephones and schedule appointments

Organize and maintain law firm's filing system

Certified Professional Secretary: Detailed study in Office Procedures - Accounting-Economical, English and Writing 2002 Century College - St. Paul, MN Received Professional Secretary certification
Associate of Applied Science: Business/Secretarial Science 1987 Minnesota State University - Mankato, MN
High School Diploma: 1984 Woodbury Senior High School - Woodbury, MN
Community Service

Volunteer, Eagle Brook Church, White Bear Lake, MN, 2009 to present

Volunteer, Feed My Starving Children Program, 2010

Volunteer with White Bear Lakes Educational and Sports Events, 2000 through 2013

Volunteer, Firm Picnic Committee, 2005 - 2011

Volunteer, Charity Events Committee, 2014 - 2015

References available upon request

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Previous Companies:

  • Murnane Brandt
  • Travelers Insurance Company
  • Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly

Previous Job Positions:

  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Administrator
  • Assistant


  • Century College
  • Minnesota State University
  • Woodbury Senior High School

Level of Education:

  • Certified Professional Secretary
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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