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Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Chicago, IL
October 13, 2018

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Samuel V. Lark

Mobile 708-***-****

SUMMARY: Young professional seeking a position of employment within Customer Service and Office Support Administration.

EDUCATION: Grand Valley State University Grand Rapids, MI

Bachelors of Science, GPA: 3.0/4.0 December 2006

Major: Legal Studies

Minors: Criminal Justice, Business & Political Science


Typing Skills: 55 WPM; APEX, SYTELINE, SYMIX 7, & Passport P410, ALLC, TVAL, TVDL; Westlaw & LexisNexis, Siebel, Internet Research

Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, & Outlook/SharePoint

Analytical Assessment and Organizational Skills, along with Written Skills.

Ability to Perform and Thoroughly complete multiple tasks efficiently.


Douglas Press, Inc. Bellwood, IL

Administrative Assistant (40hrs/WK) May 15, 2017 – Present

Establishing relationships with new customers and creating accounts.

Processed internal work orders/requests and communicated with account managers and department leaders confirming new agreements of purchasing.

Interacted with freight companies, vendors and warehouse managers concerning shipments and purchasing orders; maintaining inventory product availability.

Arranged meetings, coordinated and planned events and scheduled appointments.

Prepared correspondence, memoranda, and tracking expenses and inventory.

Providing strategic analysis and recommendations to decision makers in Operations, Sales and Finance relating to market and channel trends.

Data Entering Purchase Order Confirmations from vendors and Prepaid Orders.

Collaborated with Distributors to procure performance of Supply Chain analysis.

United Parcel Services (UPS) Hodgkin, IL

18-Month Contract Position w/Connect Search, LLC

Administrative Assistant II (40hrs/WK) Dec. 18, 2015 – May 12, 2017

Answered inbound/outbound calls and transferred calls to their specific department; composing charts to insert data in MS Excel via spreadsheets.

Systematized reports and union forms alphabetically in folders and shelved them into categorized cabinets; creating slides for visual analysis in MS PowerPoint.

Gathered up receipts from packaged drivers to place in order numerically and file in their selected cabinets; maintaining the upkeep of workstation area.

Dispatching tractor/trailer mechanics (via radio communication) to be in place to fix or troubleshoot repairs of disabled vehicles driving throughout the Oasis and Indiana locations; helped on the assembly line to handle packages onto trailers.

Conducted and wrote notes down as memoranda weekly and composed an analysis report (chart/graph) and presentation for the management team.

Operated as a Driver Helper Assistant coordinating schedules for packaged delivery drivers and establishing the destination point or site for the helpers to meet the drivers and designating the time and location of meeting for them.

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Maywood, IL

From May 16, 2005 – December 15, 2015 (40-hrs/WK)

Front Counter Administrative Clerk Oct. 2014 Dec. 2015

Supporting aid for the executive management and director (Chief) in the office.

Created memoranda and reports setting the weekly agenda of objections to be met on a daily basis to the employees and operating the closing duties daily.

Conducted meetings with other division managers set for the Director/Chief.

Maintaining the record-keeping of the Courts (i.e. Files, Police Tickets, etc.)

Calling ticket numbers and assisting customers and clients at the front counter.

Looking up traffic and criminal information for customers on the computer.

Locating/retrieving traffic tickets and Driver’s License and preparing motions.

Preparing/typing up traffic forms: notice of compliance, failure-to-pay receipts.

Preparing/typing criminal documents: certified dispositions and expungements.

Xeroxing court reports and documents for court officials and the general public.

Data Entering court codes and activities for defendants to go into court.

Handled assignments from attorneys, judges, police officers, and court officials.

Financial Management/Cashier II Apr. 2012 Oct. 2014

Cash handling and working with cash, checks, money orders, credit cards and bond receipts; working with accounts payables, invoices and 10-key calculation.

Reading the orders of the judges and calculating the assessed mandatory court fines, costs, and fees and entering them into the computer of the cash register.

Processing payments on the cash register and running cash money through the counting batch machine and closing out the register at the end of the day.

Reviewing transaction slips and transferring amounts to ledgers/journal entries.

Retrieving both a balance sheet form and a deposit slip to write the numerical figures and money denomination on and accounting for the listing of checks and money orders to be presented on the forms for the Auditing/Finance Department.

Switchboard/Office Receptionist Nov. 2007 Apr. 2012

Serve as a Switchboard operator answering all inquiries from the general public.

Answer incoming calls daily and transferring calls to their specific departments.

Looking up traffic and criminal information on the computer screen for callers.

Filing, Sorting, and putting away inactive traffic tickets and criminal files.

Locating and retrieving case information from the computer for the Office.

Placing orders for traffic tickets and criminal files from the warehouse for court.

Making office errands assigned by supervisors & delivering files to courtrooms.

Systematized criminal files and traffic tickets alphabetically and numerically.

Prepare documents upon request & arrival; assisting managers with the public.

Legal Assistant/Secretary (Internship) May 2005 – Aug. 2006

Handled incoming calls and scheduled appointments and meetings.

Displaying research and preparing presentations, graphs, & analysis.

Conducted interviews of clients and guests via phone and in person.

Stocked Office supplies, tracked inventory and delivering the mail.

Case Docketing and providing support via Westlaw and LexisNexis.

REFERENCES: References available upon request.

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