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