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Apsan Law Offices - Paralegal Resume Example

Caleb Baker
XXX XXXXXXX XXXXXX, Newark, NJ 07105
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Summary

Exceptional and experienced legal assistant and receptionist with two years working in a fast-paced law firm. Excellent customer service and organizational skills. Highly motivated and fast learner. Strong communication skills, goal oriented individual willing to learn more areas of law.

Skills
  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical
  • Foreign Language
  • Active Learning
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Management of Personnel Resources
Experience
PARALEGAL/ RECEPTIONIST Oct 2013Present APSAN LAW OFFiCES, LLC Newark, NJ
  • Developed overwhelming experience in communicating with clients of various backgrounds.
  • Trained to handle multiple tasks at once.
  • Trained to write cover letters, and emails directed to USCIS and the National Visa Center.
  • Experience in writing affidavits.
  • Experienced in using Paypros, and Quickbooks.
  •  Experienced in translating Portuguese and Spanish documents.
  • Experienced in calling USCIS customer service.
  •  My job duties currently include communicating with clients about their scheduled appointments.
  • I also provide assistance to the senior paralegals in the law firm.
  • My main focus area is the immigration part of the office work.
  • I contact clients to inform them about what immigration is requesting from them.
  • I also work with the attorney to remind him about upcoming court dates.
  • Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system.
  • Prepare for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits.
  • Meet with clients and other professionals to discuss details of case.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases and search pertinent sources, such as public records, to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • File pleadings with court clerk.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents.
  • Experienced in working with multiple operating systems.
  • Have main receptionist duties, which include office supplies, and keeping office organized for clients, paralegals, and attorneys.
  • Experienced in reading legal documents, and explaining said documents to clients in the language that they feel most comfortable in.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
  • Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
  • Receive payment and record receipts for services.
  • Transmit information or documents to customers, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine.
  • Hear and resolve complaints from customers or the public.
  • Schedule appointments and maintain and update appointment calendars.
  • Perform administrative support tasks, such as proofreading, transcribing handwritten information, or operating calculators or computers to work with pay records, invoices, balance sheets, or other documents.
  • File and maintain records.
  • Provide information about establishment, such as location of departments or offices, employees within the organization, or services provided.
  • Collect, sort, distribute, or prepare mail, messages, or courier deliveries.
Sales Associate Jun 2013Aug 2013 Boost Mobile Newark, NJ
  • My job was to assist customers in purchasing phones.
  • Call the company in order to unlock accounts.
  • My duties at work included inputting customer information into the computer, and paying the customers' bills.
Sales Associate May 2011Oct 2011 Forever 21 NJ
  • My job was to assist customers in finding items.
  • Maintain section organized, and constantly be organized and courteous.
Education
Bachelor of Arts : Political Science May 2015 Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ Dean's List Spring 2012
Minor in Portuguese
Language
  • Fluent in Portuguese
  • Proficient in Spanish
  • Can read and understand French
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Previous Companies:

  • APSAN LAW OFFiCES
  • LLC
  • Boost Mobile

Previous Job Positions:

  • PARALEGAL
  • RECEPTIONIST
  • Sales Associate

Schools:

  • Rutgers University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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