A legal secretary is an individual who has to assist a lawyer in daily administrative work like conducting research on legal matters. They provide secretarial service in order to ensure that the legal work is managed properly. They also have to sometimes act as connection between attorneys, courts, victims and witnesses.

It is necessary that the resume of an individual applying for the position of a legal secretary highlights his educational qualification, skills and abilities, previous work experience etc. In order to get an idea about the other details required to be mentioned in the resume he has to follow the structure given in a legal secretary resume template.

Sample Legal secretary resume template

Personal information:

Name of the applicant: ___________

Address: Street address _______________ City ______________ State _____________ Post code ___________

Contact number: ___________

Mobile phone number: ________________

Email ID: ___________

Date of birth: ____________ [in dd/mm/yy format]

Resume summary

I am an individual with ___________________ [mention the number of years or months of work experience] in the job of a legal secretary who has the ability to work in a challenging work environment and is good at multitasking.


To work as a secretary of a reputed lawyer or an attorney where I can exercise my excellent secretarial service in managing _________________________ [duties in which the applicant wants to excel].

Key qualifications:

  • In depth knowledge of ________________
  • Proficient in _________________
  • ___________________
  • __________________
  • _____________________
  • ___________________

[mention in details the relevant qualifications for this job position]

Work experience:

  • Worked in the position of a legal secretary in _______________ [name of the legal firm] from _______________ [joining date] till _______________ [date of leaving the firm] where my job functions were __________________________





[mention in details the job duties and responsibilities in that designation]