Defense Attorney Resume Samples

A Defense Attorney is hired to represent and fight on behalf of the client in the Court. The job description entails explaining to the clients the various possible legal options as per the situation and performing the following duties as mentioned on the Defense Attorney Resume – conducting research and analyzing the case, interpreting laws for clients and helping them understand the legal options, solving cases as quickly and favorably as possible; representing clients at arraignments, hearings, and court trials; preparing and drafting legal documents, negotiating plea deals, and settlements, and conducting oneself ethically and professionally.

The nature of the job requires the following skills and abilities – excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong research and public speaking skills, excellent decision-making skills, the ability to work autonomously and as a team of attorneys to develop case strategies and strong attention to details. Like all other lawyers, the Defense Attorneys also need a law degree and a license. A certification from the NBLSC is as well needed.

Defense Attorney Resume example

Defense Attorney Resume

Summary : An accomplished, solutions-focused attorney with comprehensive experience in litigation management, insurance defense, specialization in construction and asbestos defense, as well as appellate advocacy. Exceptional communicator, who effectively defines, develops, and implements strategic action plans to maximize successful outcomes in settlement or dismissal.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Attorney.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all asbestos matters and principle attorney defending construction matters.
    2. Tried matter to directed verdict, representing homeowners association trial in multi-million dollar condominium fire case.
    3. Represented electrical contractor in five-year defense in multi-million dollar matter, implementing aggressive discovery and investigation critical to refuting claims, culminating in dismissal of final developers' cross-claims on eve of five-month trial.
    4. Represented framer in condominium construction defect matter, forging coalition of defendants under unified reliance upon framer's expert, resulting in favorable resolution mediated before Judge Keefe.
    5. Rejected $1M demands as to client roofer, whereupon all defendants settled except client, triggering success- ful litigation joining all sub-subcontractors, reducing demand to fraction.
    6. Represented mason in multi-million dollar condominium matter, retaining structural engineer from nationally renowned architectural firm with no expert experience, resulting in modest settlement, coupled with creative solu- tion of agreed-upon work for release from Association.
    7. Conducting Plaintiff, fact witness, expert witness depositions, resulting in hundreds of granted summary judgment motions or dismissals in matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor In International Law Journal


Defense Attorney Resume

Objective : Hard-working and dedicated individual looking to improve and utilize personal intellect and professional experience to contribute to the organization's noble goals and simultaneously provide excellent service and opportunities for company development and personal growth.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Javascript.

Description :

    1. Many cases involved the most serious felony offenses including murder.
    2. Possess a secret security clearance.
    3. Protected the inmates' rights throughout the hearing process both during and before incarceration, and ensured that the best possible narrative.
    4. Conducted 10 criminal trials at the Superior court level with a 100% success rate.
    5. Managed the entire legal process, from investigation and discovery though trial prep and court proceedings and negotiating settlements as required.
    6. Researched all applicable laws and findings, you will develop appropriate legal strategies for all stages of litigation and share them with claims representatives and insured clients.
    7. Established and maintained good relationships with claims reps and clients, and occasionally conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
JD In German


Defense Attorney Resume

Objective : An accomplished attorney specializing in handling a wide variety of matters involving family law, employment defense, and criminal law. Experienced in providing leadership and initiatives in human resources, including compliance and reporting, performance management, recruitment and termination, compensation and benefits, employee handbooks, and litigation.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Criminal Law Case Management & Trial Preparation, Risk Management

Description :

    1. Defended individual clients in Courts-martial, adverse administrative separation hearings, and non-judicial punishment proceedings.
    2. Responsible for strategy, pleadings, and motions, as well as conducting depositions, engaging in the advanced investigation for the defense of clients.
    3. Second Chair in defense of talc manufacturer with national counsel, coordinating complex discovery throughout the entire case.
    4. Tried matter to verdict as 2nd chair, defending FELA personal injury demands, resulting in $500 jury award despite demands.
    5. Prepared wire and cable defense as local counsel for wire manufacturer, serving as 2nd chair with national counsel at three-month trial.
    6. Developed and rendered clear, unambiguous legal opinions and strategies, and draft legal documents, pleadings, motions and opinions.
    7. Provided guidance and direction to junior attorneys, paralegals or law clerks, while also having opportunities to interact and collaborate with Home Office Legal.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
JD In German

Defense Attorney Resume

Objective : Responsible for Preparing criminal Bills of Information with the Prosecution Management System, Interfacing with AOPC to electronically file Bills of Information,Serving the defense attorney of record with redacted discovery, Bills of Information and offer made by the assigned Assistant District Attorney.

Skills : Organized, Excellent Communication, Quick Learner, Outstanding Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Managed a portfolio and defended product liability, general casualty, automobile, first-party, bad faith, coverage, UM/UIM, workers' compensation, and premises liability cases.
    2. Successfully conducted three jury trials to verdict as the first chair without appeal and several summary judgment dismissals of defendant clients.
    3. Prepared, filed, and argued trial and appellate briefs and motions in state and federal courts.
    4. Provided opinion advisory letters to carrier clients underwriting commercial general liability policies, property and casualty policies, including homeowner and automobile liability policies, commercial fire and casualty policies regarding coverage, avoiding bad faith, proper claim handling for first-party, third-party, uninsured and underinsured claims, arson, fraud, and special investigations.
    5. Advised institutional and office-based health care providers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators regarding compliance with HIPAA's privacy and security regulations.
    6. Defended service members during investigations, in responding to administrative complaints, and before courts-martial, administrative boards, and boards of inquiry as lead military counsel.
    7. Reviewed investigations, interviewed witnesses, collected evidence, developed defenses, prepared expert witnesses, and advised clients on pretrial agreements and trial strategies.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Defense Attorney Resume

Objective : Winning advocate and trusted adviser who achieves outstanding results for a wide array of clients. Highly regarded, expert legal adviser to large commands on subjects including ethics, regulatory compliance, disposition of criminal charges, investigations, and international law. Achieved exceptional results in complex litigation cases, which required mastery of computer and medical forensic experts, classified material, international law, and three federal appeals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Ability To Multi-Task, Leadership, Legal Research, Legal Terminology, Legal, Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, Lead Generation, Marketing, Account Management, Russian, Writing, Analysis, Team Player, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Provided legal advice for clients and indigent people Defended different criminal cases.
    2. Handled criminal and civil cases at the Primary, appellate, and Supreme Court levels.
    3. Defended women and children who were victims.
    4. Managed first-time offenders, juvenile cases within the program as a lead defense attorney.
    5. Represented defendants during trial, prepared defendants.
    6. Counsel in support of capital prosecution of unlawful enemy combatants.
    7. Researched and wrote briefs and motions for pre-trial litigation.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    Juris Doctor in Law

    Defense Attorney Resume

    Objective : Looking to obtain a position that will enable using working skills, educational background, abilities, and experiences to further expand knowledge and work ethics in a positive environment and become an asset to the company.

    Skills : Customer Service, Inventory Management.

    Description :

      1. Won acquittal for Navy SEAL accused of detainee abuse in high profile case.
      2. Experienced representing insurance companies.
      3. Knowledged of insurance law.
      4. Achieved JNET certification.
      5. Processed criminal and driving histories.
      6. Utilized Commander Software to interface with township Record Management Systems.
      7. Navigated and processed evidence from drop box/share point cloud databases utilized by 50 township police departments.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Junior
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  GED

                                  Defense Attorney Resume

                                  Headline : An experienced and detail-oriented professional that is driven by helping and supporting others and thrives when part of an organization that embodies the same views.

                                  Skills : Fast Learner, Detail-Oriented, Organized, Communication, Multilingual, Team Player.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Represent clients in various civil and criminal matters in state and federal court.
                                    2. Total case preparation in matters ranging from civil traffic infractions, felony charges, to family law matters.
                                    3. Negotiate plea agreements, and try jury trials.
                                    4. Help maintain the firm's internet blog site and provide regular contributions to a firm newsletter distributed nationwide.
                                    5. Interviewed the accused teens to prepare their defense and to understand their side of the story.
                                    6. Mentored the accused teens so they could understand how to make better choices.
                                    7. Secured reduced sentence for Intelligence specialists accused of attempted espionage.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  5-7 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  JD

                                  Defense Attorney Resume

                                  Objective : Looking to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

                                  Skills : Superior Attention To Detail, Computer Proficient, Customer Service, Critical Thinker, Multi-Task Management.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Conducts parole consideration hearings, parole rescission hearings, and parole progress hearings for adult inmates.
                                    2. Served as an advocate representing the best interests of inmates throughout the parole process, assisting with parole hearings and revocation.
                                    3. Counseled inmates prior to hearings, providing advice and a strategic outline on how to best handle various issues that were likely to arise.
                                    4. Prepared written arguments for all criminal and civil trials.
                                    5. Negotiated contracts and conducted legal research for corporate/ commercial matters.
                                    6. Processed audio/video downloads including dash and body camera footage.
                                    7. Redacted all evidence with Adobe systems in accordance with legal and confidentiality guidelines and the office redaction policy.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Junior
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  JD

                                  Defense Attorney Resume

                                  Objective : Seasoned professional looking to grow and succeed in a dynamic environment. A proven track record of exceeding departmental goals while initiating operational enhancements to improve quality and reduce costs.

                                  Skills : Strong Research, Superior Attention To Detail, Computer Proficient.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Responsible for premise, automobile liability matters.
                                    2. Tried case to verdict in automobile matter, achieving favorable verdict in matter apportioning liability amongst defendants.
                                    3. Prepared for and defended 21 medical and hospital malpractice cases for trial, focusing on analyzing and summarizing medical records and deposition.
                                    4. Conducted fact and expert witness depositions.
                                    5. Prepared and filed motions for summary judgment and motions in limine, all of which contributed to three favorable verdicts, and five favorable.
                                    6. Prepared for and defended hospital and medical malpractice cases in state courts.
                                    7. Secured three arbitration defense verdicts and several summary judgment dismissals of health care providers.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Junior
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  JD

                                  Defense Attorney Resume

                                  Objective : Seeks to obtain a permanent career that provides challenging assignments as well as growth opportunities that will motivate to contribute to the productivity of the company and further develop skills.

                                  Skills : Superior Attention To Detail, Computer Proficient, Customer Service, Critical Thinker.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Represented criminal defendants in the County Criminal Court with the sponsorship.
                                    2. Represented clients in court, and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government Interpreted laws, rulings, and regulations for cases.
                                    3. Worked with team case assistant and investigator on legal casework for case preparation.
                                    4. Prepared legal briefs, and developed strategies, arguments.
                                    5. Advised sole and small office-based medical practitioners regarding the establishment of risk management programs.
                                    6. Utilized various databases to collect and input information necessary for the prosecution of criminal cases.
                                    7. Contacted any agency which holds paperwork or other materials of evidentiary nature as needed by the assigned Assistant District Attorney in the prosecution of criminal cases hereinafter collectively referred to as discovery.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Junior
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  JD