A legal assistant resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All legal assistant resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.
190 Grandview Avenue
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777
A position as a Legal Assistant
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Organized, detail-oriented, computer literate, technical abilities, excellent communication skills
Law Assistant, 2000 to present:
Foreman Law Office, Big City, USA.
Primary duties included filing forms, conducting research, preparing documents, and representing clients at administrative hearings.
Law Assistant, 1998-2000:
Law Offices of Vincent R. Peterson, Major Town, USA.
Responsible for preparing informative or explanatory material on laws as they apply to clients' cases.
C.L.A., (Certified Legal Assistant)
Any City Community College, 1997, Any City, USA
ACCOLADES AND INVOLVEMENTS
American Association of Legal Professionals
NOTE: When writing a legal assistant resume of your own use this condensed version as a sample for creating a complete one. Remember that potential employers look for specifics related to the job they want to fill. Include those details in your legal assistant resume.