Legal Receptionist Resume Example

Nilda Melissa Diaz, CPRW
By Nilda Melissa Diaz, CPRW, Career Advice Expert Last Updated: November 15, 2022
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Searching for a job can be a daunting task, but having a professionally worded and nicely designed resume can help you land the position you want. Use your resume to showcase your unique skills. Your resume is your number one marketing tool. Sell yourself with it.  

As a legal receptionist you will need to illustrate your attention to detail, organizational skills, and your excellent written and verbal communication skills.  You can do this by having a flawless resume and by highlighting these skills in the experience section of your resume. Be sure to double check for any typos, since paying attention to detail will be one of your main duties.

Check out our legal receptionist resumes to guide you as you create your own excellent resume.

legal receptionist resume sample

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Anne Stevens

123 Fake Street
City, State, Zip Code
Cell: 000-000-0000

Flexible Legal Receptionist experienced in organizing documentation and providing support in a fast-paced legal environment. Skilled in receiving and preparing communication, maintaining and monitoring supply and inventory, and client support. Specialize in booking and scheduling.


  • Legal document organization
  • Handling and organizing mail
  • Supply and inventory
  • Telephone and communication
  • Conferences and scheduling
  • Hard working
  • Trustworthy
  • Goal oriented

Work Experience
October 2008 to February 2015
Company Name–City, State
Legal Receptionist

  • Received and transmitted communication, distributed legal documentation to attorneys, copied legal documents and relayed communication to families
  • Processed legal case data and monitored security and status of internal database
  • Coordinated with vendors to ensure proper supply and office maintenance
  • Transcribed partner meetings

April 2002 to September 2008
Company Name–City, State
Legal Receptionist

  • Ensured the satisfaction of clients and the meeting of client needs
  • Maintained and updated calendar, completed scheduling, and organized travel
  • Facilitated communication between attorneys and relayed case updates

February 1998 to March 2002
Company Name–City, State
Legal Receptionist

  • Conducted inventory and stock inspections and purchased new supplies
  • Maintained scheduling, organized conferences and conference calls, and provided legal counsel with updates
  • Greeted and assisted waiting clients in reception, collaborated with client families, and ensured proper lines of communication between families and legal counsel
  • Handled telephone and mailing duties and conducted other forms of communication

1997 University of Central Michigan
AAS in Clerical Studies