Legal Assistant Resume

Dale Wong

604 Harmony Lane

Pleasantville, CA 94588

(925) 555-1234

OBJECTIVE

Executive support or administrative role at a law firm or corporate legal department that will benefit from initiative, organizational skills, hard work ethic, and multi-tasking abilities.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • More than 5 years experience as an administrative assistant to upper level executives and general counsel at a Fortune 500 company.
  • Employee service award winner for demonstrated leadership and commitment to the company, employees, and community.
  • Initiated and coordinated a reorganization of more than 24,000 legal files that increased document access and efficiency in the corporate legal department.
  • Versed in a variety of support positions in corporate marketing, accounting, inventory, and legal departments.
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking ability, shown recently in the simultaneous administrative support of two corporate departments.
  • Interpersonal skills, including negotiation, international correspondence, and public relations.

 

EXPERIENCE

Jaybird Corporation, Mt. Carol, NJ 2008 to 2010

Product Legal Assistant

  • Created reports for over 4,000 products a year detailing product specifications including copyright, trademark and licensor information.
  • Coordinated product development and merchandising order schedules for legal department.
  • Extensive data entry, organization, and maintenance of corporate product and patent files for general counsel.

 

Jaybird Corporation, Mt. Carol, NJ 2009 to 2010

Financial Assistant

  • Asked to handle accounts payable duties in conjunction with legal administrative support functions.
  • Processed all invoices and purchase orders for East Coast office.
  • Insured compliance and proper processing of company expense reports.
  • Experienced on Millennium and XMS accounts payable systems.

 

Jaybird Corporation, Mr. Carol, NJ 2005 to 2009

Legal Secretary

  • Handled all correspondence for general counsel, including agreement negotiations, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, international correspondence, and legal files.
  • Distribution and tracking of trademark and copyright search results.
  • Arranged travel itineraries and accommodations for legal staff and clients.

 

Jaybird Corporation, Mt. Carol, NJ 2002 to 2005

Marketing Administrative Assistant

  • Secretary for Fortune 500 company Vice-President.
  • Duties included written and oral correspondence.

 

XYZ Temporary Services, Philadelphia, PA 2002 to 2002

Secretary

 

FJK Corporation, Willow Glade, PA & Trenton,NJ 1998 to 2002

Inventory Clerk

HONORS, ACHIEVEMENTS & LEADERSHIP

Chairperson, Hasbro Employee Association, 2002

Co-Chairperson, Hasbro Employee Association, 2001

  • Elected by Hasbro employees to lead Eastern Region employee association
  • Coordinated numerous charity events that raised more than $15,000
  • Experienced public speaker, leader, and delegator to 19 member association

 

Service Award, Hasbro Employee Association, 2008

  • Selected out of over 10,000 employees as one of 12 award recipients
  • Recognized for commitment to the company, employees, and community service

Member, Hasbro Employee Association, 2008

Rutgers University

  • Treasurer, Residence Hall Council
  • Freshman Orientation Leader
  • Vice-President, Chorale Society

SOFTWARE PROFICIENCIES

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Windows
  • Millennium and XMS Accounts Payable Software

EDUCATION

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 2000

GPA: 3.0. Completed 3 Semesters

Deans List, 2000

Working towards Bachelors degree; left due to financial constraints

 

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