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Paralegal

3,388 Jobs Available
in US
$ 17.51 - 42.61/hour

Resumes of Paralegal

Writing an effective Paralegal resume is an essential part of your job search. Make sure you include a summary of your experience and goals, plus, list relevant work experience, certifications and computer programs you know. Also, highlight your skills, such as: being a good communicator, managing projects and more.

Be sure to use some of the same words found in the job description, and don't forget to proofread! Our Paralegal resume examples will guide you through this process. Build your resume at CareerBuilder in a few clicks or, upload an existing one, now.

Responsibilities

Typical Paralegal responsibilities to be added to your resume.

  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.

  • Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system.

  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.

  • Investigate facts and law of cases and search pertinent sources, such as public records, to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.

  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents.

  • Meet with clients and other professionals to discuss details of case.

  • Keep and monitor legal volumes to ensure that law library is up-to-date.

  • Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements.

  • Arbitrate disputes between parties and assist in the real estate closing process, such as by reviewing title searches.

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