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About Me

Legal Secretary

  • An Accomplished Legal Secretary with extensive experience of XX years in preparing and processing standard legal documents including subpoenas, contracts, summonses, appeals, warrants, and motions
  • Skilled in organizing and coordinating legal meetings including client interviews, hearings, and depositions; maintaining schedules and calendars including court diaries
  • Adept in preparing forms including accident reports, courtroom requests, and client applications; proofreading and editing legal documents; handling incoming mail and calls  
  • Communicating verbally and in writing to answer inquiries and provide information; organizing delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials; conducting research and collating information relevant to cases  
  • Knowledge and experience of relevant software applications; working knowledge of legal procedures and legal terminology; knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures 


Law and Finance, Bachelor of Arts, Completed, May 2005

National Law School of India University (NLSIU)

Bangalore, Karnataka

Work Experience

April 2009 - Current

Legal Secretary

Tata UniStore Limited

Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • Greet and interact with clients in person, over the telephone, and via email
  • Assist attorneys with information gathering and research for cases, including client details such as employment, financial, and medical records as well as legal documentation
  • Conduct research in legal publications and databases to find laws and court decisions about current cases
  • Draw up legal documents including appeals, complaints, discovery requests, motions, pretrial agreements, subpoenas, and summonses
  • Prepare forms for clients including accident reports, applications, and court or trial requests
  • Communicate with court officials and opposing counsel on behalf of clients and attorneys
  • Help lawyers prepare for arbitration, depositions, hearings, mediations, and trials
  • Take notes at meetings, client interviews, depositions, and hearings
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail
  • Maintain organized files, including copies of all documents and correspondence
  • Manage invoices and expenditures  

August 2003 - September 2008

Legal Secretary


Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • Provided administrative support to one or more lawyers
  • Effectively communicated with witnesses, clients, colleagues, and partners
  • Greeted visitors and perform an initial screening of clients; attended trials and type minutes
  • Wrote case briefs and synopses of depositions, contracts, and testimony
  • Conducted thorough statistical/ documentary research
  • Sourced and verified important case intelligence 
  • Produced and filed various legal documents such as appeals, motions, or petitions
  • Preserved an updated case record system
  • Answered phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
  • Maintained and updated inventories of contact details
  • Facilitated the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and providing timely reminders  

Training Certifications

  • Certified Legal Professional , 2018


  • Communication
  • ‌Work ethic
  • ‌Independence
  • ‌Adaptability
  • ‌Teamwork
  • Time management‌
  • Legal Research
  • Filing
  • Project Management.
  • Family Law

Computer Proficiency

  • Window star3
  • Google Suite star3
  • MS Office – Word, Excel and PowerPoint star3
  • Internet Applications star3
  • Microsoft Outlook star3


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Haryanvi
  • Marathi
  • Arabic

Personal Interest

  • Yoga
  • Reading about current affairs
  • Watching Movies
  • Blogging


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