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Legal Support Worker Resume

Lawyers may work together with a legal support worker. The legal support worker's job consists in assisting lawyers and in the fulfillment of simpler legal and administrative tasks in a law firm. A clerk who deals with laws / an assistant to a lawyer, who is also called legal support worker, is usually a trainee lawyer who will work to gain experience in the legal field.

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Besides the clerical duties, the legal support worker, whose purpose is to learn more about legal field, can conclude the court hearings and other meetings, check files and protocols; prepare common legal documents (simple contracts, applications, etc..) and specific documentation for hearings in court, investigate the circumstances of individual cases, sort and analyze the information received, make reports for lawyers who handle such cases, represent ordinary lawyers in certain meetings and hearings, including to represent the clients before courts and other authorities during the hearings. This worker also provides legal advice, assists lawyers in planning budgets and other financial problems in the law firm, calculates and negotiates fees with clients. All these duties may be assigned to the legal support worker by the lawyer, according to his development.

The work of the legal support layer takes place in offices or similar spaces and in courts, which is a relatively comfortable working environment.

All persons with a bachelor's degree in law, who want to become lawyers, can apply for a job as a legal support worker. As seen, the duties are various. You will have to create a good resume meant to convince the employer that you are interested in this job and you have all necessary skills to deal with the mentioned responsibilities.

Legal Support Worker Resume Sample

Personal Details

Name: Norm Burgh
Birth date: 23.02.1984
Email: normburgh@example.com
Nationality: American
Driver's License: Yes

Introduction

A legal support worker is the person doing clerical work for a lawyer and also other research work and legal activities. Depending on his experience in the field he may attend meetings and may offer advices to clients. This is a job from which one will be advanced and will become a lawyer once he learns and develops all the necessary abilities.

Objective

To obtain a position as a legal support worker and to accomplish my duties with success; to do a good job and to prove my capacities in order to receive the opportunity of becoming a successful lawyer

Summary

Experienced and talented, with great talent to work with people and with extensive knowledge about the legal laws and rules, I am seeking for a job as a legal support worker

Skills/Competencies

  • Interpersonal and communicational skills
  • Ability to express myself correctly and to the point
  • Hard working and reliable
  • Ability to concentrate and to make quick judgments
  • Pleasant appearance
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to accomplish clerical skills
Work Experience

Legal support worker,
S&D Law Offices, San Diego, 2005-present

Duties and responsibilities

  • Performing clerical duties
  • Preparing legal documents for trial
  • Making reports for lawyers
Education

High School Diploma in Legal Services,
San Diego University, San Diego, 2005

Achievements

Attended the American Association of Legal Professionals

Areas of interest

Law

References

Martin Jose
Lawyer
S&D Law Offices, San Diego

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