Paralegal Resume Format

By | August 12, 2009

For a paralegal resume, it is highly advisable to include all of your achievements as well as your previous work experience that developed your expertise in the field.

Making yourself credible is the key factor in being selected as the top candidate for the paralegal position. Therefore, it is just necessary to indicate all your key strengths and outstanding skills in your paralegal resume.

Sample Paralegal Resume

Anthony Sanders

54 McKinley Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339

Home: (243) 898-5583, Cell: (022) 272-6803


Looking for a challenging position in paralegal help that would effectively utilize my knowledge in preparing legal documents, maintaining records and files and conducting legal inquest

Summary of Qualifications

  • Over 12 years of experience in handling legal matters
  • Knowledgeable in legal issues and has the ability to work independently for Litigation, Family Law and Corporate Bankruptcy cases
  • Experienced in preparing trial requirements and necessities for Plaintiff and Defendant representations
  • High sense of professionalism and can effectively multi-task for completing complex assignments with strict deadlines

Professional Experience
Yves & Marks, New York, NY                       2004 – Present


  • Provide assistance in preparing documents need for the trials
  • Conduct research for effective legal procedures
  • Analyze and examine information obtained prior to trial
  • Gather significant information in preparation for the lawsuit

Yves & Marks, New York, NY                       1999 – 2004

Legal Assistant

  • Answer questions and provide helpful information to minimize the requirements for executive work
  • Responsible for management operations in the office such as recruitment of new personnel, supervising of the support staff, managing all correspondence and maintaining highly complex legal files

Education and Professional Certification

Stanford University, NY
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (1999)

New York University, NY
Paralegal Certificate (1994)

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