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Charles Bloomberg
Philadelphia, USA
(621) 799-5548
Detail-oriented Legal Secretary with over 10 years of diverse experience in managing legal documentation, supporting attorneys, and ensuring efficient operations in fast-paced legal environments.
Legal Secretary | Company A
January 2018 — Present, Philadelphia, USA
• Prepared and proofread over 150 legal documents monthly, ensuring accuracy and compliance with legal standards using Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.
• Scheduled and coordinated more than 100 client meetings and court appearances per quarter, optimizing attorneys’ calendars with Microsoft Outlook.
• Managed electronic and physical filing system including indexing, tracking, and retrieval of documentation for over 10,000 case files.
• Assisted in trial preparation by organizing exhibits, witness binders, and trial briefs, directly contributing to successful case outcomes.
• Administered the billing process using Elite 3E, posting invoices and tracking payments, reducing billing discrepancies by 15%.
Legal Secretary | Company B
June 2012 — December 2017, Chicago, USA
• Supported a team of 5 attorneys by managing daily communications, scheduling, and client interactions to ensure smooth operational workflows.
• Oversaw the filing and service of legal documents with court officials, maintaining a zero-error record for over 500 filings annually.
• Conducted legal research using LexisNexis and Westlaw, compiling relevant case laws and statutes for ongoing cases.
• Tracked case progress and deadlines through ProLaw to ensure all filings and responses were timely and correctly handled.
Legal Administrative Assistant | Company C
March 2008 — May 2012, Austin, USA
• Developed and maintained a comprehensive document management system improving document retrieval time by 20%.
• Transcribed over 75 hours of legal dictations monthly, producing accurate and timely legal documents and correspondence.
• Conducted client intakes and performed initial case assessments, enhancing client satisfaction by 25%.
Junior Legal Assistant | Company D
September 2005 — February 2008, San Diego, USA
• Processed incoming and outgoing legal correspondence, managing an average of 200 documents weekly.
• Supported attorneys in case management and client interactions, significantly reducing administrative workload.
• Implemented a file archiving system that reduced physical storage needs by 30%.
Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies | Northwestern University
June 2005
Expert-Level Skills
Legal Documentation, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Elite 3E, LexisNexis, Westlaw, ProLaw, Scheduling, Court Filings, Trial Preparation, Transcription, Client Relations, Legal Research, Attention to Detail, Organizational Skills, Time Management, Interpersonal Skills
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