Sample Administrative Assistant Resume 2


Highly skilled Administrative Assistant with extensive experience in highly-visible law firms. Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize between day-to-day and long-term projects. Excellent ability to interact with high-profile clients and handle confidential information in an efficient and discreet manner. Demonstrated skill with working efficiently under pressure and stress in a busy atmosphere. Excel at communicating effectively across a wide range of internal and external clients. Pursuing a Paralegal Certificate.

Professional Experience

Mackall, Crounse & Moore, Minneapolis, Minnesota (October 2007 – May 2010)
Legal Administrative Assistant

  • Assisted in transitioning partner with high volume of business to the firm
  • Supported very busy real estate litigation practice by drafting, filing and serving relevant documents with the courts and with internal members, as appropriate
  • Prepare letters/correspondence with clients, courts, court reporters, process servers, adverse attorneys and other team members
  • Drafted standard cover letters and managed emails, calendars, files, expenses, travel, check requests, invoices, and time entry


St. Jude Medical, St. Paul, Minnesota (March 2006 – September 2007)
Executive Assistant to Vice President

  • Provided administrative and secretarial support to the General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel
  • Managed broad variety of administrative activities including answering phones, creating presentations and spreadsheets, managing calendars
  • Coordinated meetings, conference calls, domestic and international travel, interviews, documents, informational packets, board books, presentations, and communications
  • Processed check requests/invoices; prepared travel/expense reports
  • Planned annual offsite international legal retreat with regard to logistics, budget, participants, invited speakers and guests
  • Provided back-up support to President/CEO


Lindquist & Vennum, Minneapolis, Minnesota (February 2005 – March 2006)
Legal Administrative Assistant

  • Provided administrative and secretarial support to partners
  • Liaised with clients
  • Managed client files
  • Edited and transmitted documents to third-parties
  • Drafted routine correspondence and interoffice communications on behalf of the partners
  • Coordinated travel and related expense reports
  • Managed marketing and seminar communications


Dorsey & Whitney, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2003 – 2005; 1996 – 2002)
Executive Legal Administrative Assistant to Senior and Managing Partner

  • Provided administrative support in areas of international corporate law, export control, emerging companies (medical and technology), and strategic planning
  • Tailored and developed marketing materials for business development
  • Maintained files, documents, presentations and calendars
  • Arranged domestic and international travel itineraries
  • Prepared expense reports and time sheets
  • Liaised with new and existing clients
  • Coordinated CLE and other local and international events
  • Prepared presentations and white papers
  • Relocated to Seattle for one year to support Sr. Partner in new setting
  • Participated in firm-sponsored community service projects such as Christmas in July and volunteer tutoring at inner city elementary schools
  • Filed documents with courts via ECF transmission
  • Managed complex client files for department heads
  • Managed calendars, heavy travel schedules (domestic and international), expense reports, and time entry
  • Organized holiday donation drives


Leonard, Street & Deinard, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2002 – 2003)
Legal Administrative Assistant to Partners

  • Typed corporate documents and correspondence from dictation
  • Maintained client and internal files
  • Typed time entry data from timesheets
  • Assisted with overflow in marketing department


Northwestern College, St. Paul, Minnesota

  • B.S. Business Management, cum laude


North Hennepin Community College, Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Advertising Certificate – A.S. Marketing, with honors


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities continuing education, Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Leadership Certificate
  • Human Resource Management Certificate
  • Customer Service and Communication Specialization