Criminal Paralegal Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking a Criminal Paralegal position utilizing my skills and knowledge.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Highly experienced in investigation, documentation and handling of criminal cases and matters
  • Profound knowledge of civil litigations, legal codes, and court procedures
  • Operational knowledge of using computer, Microsoft Office, Westlaw, Lexis, and Windows OS
  • Familiarity with cite-checking, document assessment and proofreading practices
  • Ability to prepare legal pleadings, motions and interrogatories, properly
  • Ability to complete all assigned paralegal jobs within specified deadlines

Professional Experience:

Criminal Paralegal

GCA Services Group, Inc., Santa Ana, CA

August 2012 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduled and maintained client appointments and court date calendar.
  • Guided and assisted attorneys in development and management of criminal case.
  • Conducted investigation of various criminal litigations and performed legal record searches.
  • Drafted and filed a variety of legal documents like discovery response, exhibits and complaints.
  • Informed clients about pending court dates and communicated case status.
  • Planned and coordinated disbursement of settlement proceeds to beneficiaries.

Criminal Paralegal

Lockheed Martin, Santa Ana, CA

May 2009 – July 2012

Responsibilities:

  • Researched and handled all criminal litigations and issues of the organization.
  • Created and filed motions, pleadings, subpoena, and legal documents.
  • Communicated with clients and scheduled client-appointments, in a prompt manner.
  • Archived and maintained all case dockets and files, manually and electronically.
  • Protected all sensitive information and documents and maintained their confidentiality.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with clients, attorneys, and court officials.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH