Legal Assistant Resume
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Location: Orlando, FL, USA
School: University of Central Florida, Valencia College
Field of Study: Radio/Television Production, Paralegal Studies

Legal Assistant Resume

Kathleen McKinnie

172 Hanging Moss Drive, Oviedo, FL 32765 • ------------ • ------------

EXPERIENCE

2019-Present
Orange County Clerk of Court, Orlando, FL
Felony Trial Clerk
· Assist Judges, court deputies, and attorneys in court
· Record accurate court minutes and compose court orders for the Judge’s review and signature
· Research and calculate time-served and court costs for defendants
· Mark and organize evidence for hearings and trials
· Redact confidential information from documents before they are made public
· Schedule court dates and coordinate changes with judicial assistant
· Distribute court orders to defense attorneys, the State, the jail, and probation in a timely manner
· Issue and recall capiases per Judge’s orders
· Call cases in open court, administer the oath to witnesses and jurors, and read verdicts
· Handle all secretarial tasks such as filing, typing, and answering calls
· Maintain strict confidentiality of all cases

2017-2019
Valencia College, East Campus, Orlando, FL
Staff Assistant II, Advising Office
· Provided clerical support to the Coordinator for Student Conduct/Academic Success and for the Assistant Director of Advising
· Provided initial contact for all students entering the Advising Suite, current and prospective
· Guided students through the enrollment process at Valencia
· Provided initial advising, when appropriate, check students in for Academic Advisors and
counselors
· Maintained office schedule
· Supervised federal work-study students
· Served on the planning committee for the Meta Majors Fair on East Campus

2017-2017
Staff Assistant I, Arts and Entertainment Department
· Collected and entered federally required attendance information
· Handled confidential academic and human resources information
· Answered phone calls and directed office visitors
· Filed work orders, room requests, and professor substitution forms

2005-2010
Legal Assistant, Orange County Office of the Public Defender, Orlando, FL
· Provided clerical support for up to ten criminal defense attorneys at a time, each with a heavy caseload
· Maintained attorney’s calendars, scheduled court hearings and client office conferences
· Coordinated depositions with opposing counsel and witnesses
· Filed motions and pleadings on time with the Clerk of the Court
· Trained new legal assistants


2003-2005
Office Manager/Sales Assistant, Genesis Radio Group, Orlando, FL
· Submitted payroll, handled petty cash, submitted invoices to clients
· Drafted and edited sales proposals for sales staff
· Coordinated meetings between staff and clients
· Greeted guests and clients, answered and directed phone calls


EDUCATION

Bachelors of Arts, Radio and Television Production, University of Central Florida

Associate of Science, Paralegal Studies, Valencia Community College

Legal Assistant, Paralegal