Law Firm Receptionist Resume Sample

Updated on January 9, 2020

Law Firm Receptionist Resume writing is all about how you project yourself in a positive manner.

This positivity needs to be emitted from your resume. And it is your job to make your resume speak praises for you.


Here is a sample resume for a law firm receptionist that is written with no special rules but emits confidence:


Law Firm Receptionist Resume Sample




Charlize Thompson
200 W 5th Street, Tempe, AZ 12901
(000) 985-5287
ch.thom @

A well-organized, thorough and enthusiastic individual with over 6 years of experience providing tier 1 service in a legal setting. Key strengths include knowledge of handling word processing duties, communication and exceptional telephone etiquette.

• Demonstrated expertise in screening incoming calls and deriving information to be presented to attorneys
• Documented success in handling attorney’s calendars through effective scheduling and appointment setting duties
• Familiarity with security issues, with special focus on ensuring that no unauthorized personnel enter the premises
• Proficient in providing legal administrative and research support to several units of attorneys at the same time

– Front desk management – Scheduling
– Research – Correspondence handling
– Reporting – Filing/records management
– PABX handling – Communication
– External liaison – Front desk
– Data entry – Bookkeeping

• Implemented a records management system that decreased data pulling time by 50%
• Initiated and led correspondence for 13 attorneys at the same time and without any issues
• Entered 952 records accurately into the database system within 3 hours
• Introduced a simple bookkeeping system which resulted in efficient payment retrieval from defaulting clients


ROBERT HALF, Tempe, AZ | 6/2013 – Present
• Greet clients and visitors as they arrive at the office and inquire into their nature of the visit
• Take preliminary information from clients regarding their cases and document it for attorney’s review
• Answer telephone calls, respond to inquiries and transfer calls to the right department
• Take dictation and prepare correspondence according to attorneys’ instructions
• Receive, scan and distribute mail to specific recipients and ensure that any emails for information are replied promptly
• Prepare disposition reports by gathering important information regarding clients and witnesses
• Create and maintain office files and records and ensure that appropriate data is entered into the databases
• Perform research work on attorneys’ orders, regarding precedents and old cases

SOLOMON AND SOLOMON, Tempe, AZ | 1/2011 – 6/2013
Front Desk Aide
• Welcomed visitors and clients and provide assistance in interviewing them
• Took and recorded information from clients and witnesses about each case
• Sorted out and delivered mail to intended recipients
• Ascertained that the front desk was kept clean and maintained constantly
• Assisted in preparing correspondence to be sent to clients and witnesses


• MS Word • MS Excel • Internet • Email

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