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ARVIND RAWAT

Contact: 999999999 | E-Mail: [email protected]


An Accomplished Legal Secretary

Extensive experience of XX years in preparing and processing standard legal documents including subpoenas, contracts, summonses, appeals, warrants and motions


PROFILE SUMMARY

  • 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 collate 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

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since MM YY | XYZ Ltd, Delhi | Legal Secretary
Key Result Areas:
  • 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 pertaining to 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
  • Manage attorneys’ calendars; schedule meetings and appointments
  • Maintain organized files, including copies of all documents and correspondence
  • Manage invoices and expenditures
Key Highlights:
  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????
  • Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????
MM YY – MM YY | ABCD Ltd, Delhi | Legal Secretary
Key Result Areas:
  • Provided administrative support to one or more lawyers
  • Effectively communicated with witnesses, clients, colleagues and partners
  • Greeted visitors and perform 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 provide timely reminders
Key Highlights:
  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????
  • Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????

EDUCATION

YYYY BA LL.B. from ABC College, Delhi

TECHNICAL PURVIEW

  • MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Internet Applications

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 01st October 1981 | Languages Known: English & Hindi

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