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City Of Detroit Law Department - Senior Legal Secretary Resume Example

Zoe Jenkins
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Reliable Administrative Assistant with Associates Degree and significant work experience in municipal business and office activities.
Senior Legal Secretary Jan 2011Present City of Detroit Law Department Detroit, MI
  • Supervise legal secretaries to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures.
  • Provide employees with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems.
  • Implement departmental policies, procedures, and service standards in conjunction with management.
  • Discuss job performance problems with employees to identify causes and issues; work on resolving problems.
  • Train or instruct employees in job duties or company policies or arrange for training to be provided. 
  • Perform payroll functions, maintaining timekeeping information and processing and submitting payroll. 
  • Evaluate attendance.
  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers
  • Proofread and E-file documents with appropriate courts.
Legal Secretary Aug 1999Jan 2011 City of Detroit Law Department Detroit, MI
  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements.
  • Notarize various legal documents upon request or daily by obtaining a notary commission for the Secretary of State Notary Commission.
  • Maintain files and case documents for attorneys utilizing departmental guidelines and procedures.
  • Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
  • Maintain attorney calendars and mail daily
Senior Typist Feb 1998Aug 1999 City of Detroit Police Department Detroit, MI
  • Create and maintain files for entire Disciplinary Section of Police Department.
  • Prepare files for the Head of Disciplinary Section in preparation for Police Trial Boards.
  • Check completed work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format.
  • Perform other clerical duties such as answering telephone, sorting and distributing mail, running errands or sending faxes.
Typist May 1997Feb 1998 City of Detroit Police Department Detroit, MI
  • Pull and arrange medical files for Case Managers
  • Input medical injury terms and codes for all personnel on medical leave.
  • Perform clerical duties such as answering telephone, sorting and distributing mail, running errands or sending faxes.
  • Escort clients to case manager.
  • Maintain front office.
Junior Typist Aug 1996May 1997 City of Detroit Police Department Detroit, MI
  • Type summaries of primary complaint records of police reports for entire police department.
  • Answer telephones, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Open, sort, and route incoming mail, answer correspondence, and prepare outgoing mail.
Financial Aid Office Assistant Jan 1993Dec 1995 Highland Park Community College Highland Park, MI
  • Maintain front office of College Financial Aid Division.
  • Greet customers to provide information about financial aid services and assist with financial aid questions.
  • Assist head of Financial Aid Office in preparing reports to Federal Government regarding financial aid grants.
  • Pull files for Financial Aid Counselors
Associate of Arts: General Studies May 1997 Wayne County Community College Detroit, MI
High School Diploma: College Preparatory Jun 1989 Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Previous Companies:

  • City of Detroit Law Department
  • City of Detroit Police Department
  • Highland Park Community College

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior Legal Secretary
  • Legal Secretary
  • Senior Typist
  • Typist
  • Junior Typist


  • Wayne County Community College
  • Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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