Judicial Extern Resume Samples

A Judicial Extern is a law student who conducts legal research and writing to support the judge’s work or at the court’s central staff, including law clerks and staff attorneys. The job duties associated with the role are mentioned on the Judicial Extern Resume as – summarizing and analyzing cases and researching legal questions, writing assignments including bench memoranda, rulings, orders, and opinions; developing research and writing skills, gaining exposure to various legal issues and advocacy styles.

To ensure success in this career, the students have to demonstrate strong legal knowledge and the following characteristics – the ability to promote ethical and legal practices; strong presentation skills, knowledge of all legal rules and regulations; familiarity with corporate and business legal issues, and legal writing skills. Most of the Judicial Externs are law graduates.

Judicial Extern Resume example

Judicial Extern Resume

Summary : Judicial Extern 15 years' paralegal experience and solid analytical and writing skills to transition from paralegal to managerial or analyst position Proven abilty to interview clients and investigate case facts and rules Excellent project management and leadership skills Ability to work efficiently in a team and under pressure.

Skills : Ruby On Rails, PostgresSQL, Javascript, ReactJS, Redux, Ruby, Git, Active Record.

Description :

    1. Researched and analyzed case law related to substantial contribution and fee expense reimbursement by creditors in relation to Section 503(b)(3)(d) and presented findings to Judge.
    2. Drafted initial fact statement for opinion on the Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization of Texas Rangers Baseball Partners.
    3. Drafted motions and pleadings in a variety of Ch.
    4. Drafted legal memorandum and conducted legal research pertaining to causes of action by a creditor for denial of discharge pursuant to 11 U.S.C.
    5. Observed multiple hearings including weekly Ch.
    6. Participated in settlement conferences for medical malpractice, construction defect, and slip and fall cases.
    7. Researched and analyzed complex legal issues in various areas of civil law including but not limited to: contracts, regulatory takings, personal injury, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, real property, trusts and estates, and employment law.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED


Judicial Extern Resume

Objective : An open minded, focused professional licensed to practice law in the State of New York and District of Columbia, with multi-faceted experience, capable of adapting to specific requirements, working in demanding environments, eager to undertake new challenges and produce results, without sacrificing attention to detail.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Corel WordPerfect.

Description :

    1. Drafted opinions for high volume caseload on Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases.
    2. Observed court proceedings in law-and-motion and adversary proceeding calendars.
    3. Reviewed files and prior orders on ECF/PACER.
    4. Selected Draft Opinion Topics: Order to Show Cause: Fed.
    5. Provided research for Dayton area pro bono service.
    6. Drafted memos regarding vexatious litigant statutes, American Disability Act requirements, attorney fees issues, class certification, personal injury claims, and several other legal issues.
    7. Assisted in analyzing and ruling on evidentiary objections.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Judicial Extern Resume

Objective : Savvy, well-rounded, and motivated bilingual student with a BA in Political Science working towards switching career paths and pursuing a career in user research.

Skills : Litigation, Legal Research, Auditing, Environmental Law.

Description :

    1. Researched and prepared draft opinion for Flagstar Bank (FSB) v.
    2. Analyzed whether defendant demonstrated excusable neglect and a meritorious defense under abuse of discretion standard of review.
    3. Researched and prepared memorandum analyzing whether defendant's conduct constituted medical or ordinary negligence under de novo standard of review.
    4. Participated in conferences to analyze potential rulings in each case.
    5. Observed oral arguments and judicial panel conferences.
    6. Drafted bench memoranda, decisions and orders for Petition for Judicial Review and Motion to Dismiss.
    7. Approved orders submitted for Judge's signature including Default Judgment, Petitions for Compromise of Minor's Claims, Stipulations, and Extensions of Time for Service.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Judicial Extern Resume

Objective : Highly accomplished, meticulously organized and detailed attorney with a proven track record of success conducting legal research, analysis, document drafting, trial preparation and in-court litigation. Possess proven ability to logically and effectively analyze statutes, ordinances, case law and factual data.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Writing, Leadership, Time Management, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Drafted rulings for three petitions for writ of Habeas Corpus.
    2. Observed motion hearings.
    3. Supported Honorable Randolph Treece by conducting legal research and drafting orders.
    4. Conducted extensive research on at-issue doctrine and waiver of attorney-client privilege in partnership dispute.
    5. Researched grounds warranting dismissal of pro-se cause of action for failure to comply with Court directives.
    6. Analyzed upcoming cases and researched the law to advise the Judge on adversary proceedings, discharge orders and reorganization plans through daily status meetings.
    7. Researched and drafted memoranda of law, tentative rulings, judgment orders and memoranda decisions for weekly calendar.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Judicial Extern Resume

Objective : Accomplished commercial litigation attorney with extensive knowledge of the legal industry and significant first chair trial experience and skill both prosecuting and defending claims. Adept in various aspects of the law with a focus on the insurance industry involving insured risk and loss, workers' compensation subrogation, breach of contract and coverage.

Skills : Immigration Law, Consular Processing, Consular Services,.

Description :

    1. Drafted a petition, a settlement agreement and a motion to dismiss, supported by a memorandum on the constitutionality of an occupancy permit ordinance.
    2. Conducted and participated in training sessions on testing and fair housing to groups in the area.
    3. Answered landlord/tenant hotline and counseled callers on landlord/tenant and fair housing issues, including discrimination complaints.
    4. Conducted extensive legal research and efficiently located useful precedents.
    5. Coordinated with local banks to complete a survey on Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).
    6. Observed trials, hearings and status conferences.
    7. Presented seminar at U.S.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Judicial Extern Resume

Objective : Judicial Extern with experience in litigation preparation and estate planning looking for an opportunity to expand legal knowledge and experience in all aspects relating to the law.

Skills : MS Office, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Assisted in drafting orders on motions to dismiss, strike, appeal, transfer, etc.
    2. Observed proceedings.
    3. Drafted summary judgment orders for employment discrimination, social security, and foreclosure cases.
    4. Compiled and analyzed data of jury awards in prison inmates' civil rights claims of deliberate indifference.
    5. Drafted bench memoranda summarizing cases and applicable law.
    6. Assisted with judges' preparation for settlement conferences, summary judgments, oral arguments, and pending orders.
    7. Drafted memoranda, some of which were adopted into Judge's rulings; Reviewed and processed Relief From Stays, Reaffirmations, FRBP 2004 Exams.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Juris Doctor In Law

Judicial Extern Resume

Objective : Judicial Extern in good standing with the California State Bar. In my seven years of practice, I have represented both lenders and borrowers in a vast number of mortgage and foreclosure litigation matters. Having represented both sides in litigation provides me with a unique perspective on the internal dynamics affecting each side.

Skills : Microsoft Office, LexisNexis, Westlaw.

Description :

    1. Drafted bench memorandum, judgments, and orders.
    2. Discussed cases and research with judges and law clerks.
    3. Observed bankruptcy trials and federal criminal trials.
    4. Drafted memoranda analyzing issues raised in the pending matters and recommending rulings.
    5. Assisted with preparing orders, opinions, and judgments.
    6. Authored multiple cases opinions that were approved by judge and published into record.
    7. Conducted bench briefs for Judge Gorman.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Judicial Extern Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Judicial Extern professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Social Media Marketing.

Description :

    1. Observed various proceedings at Tucson City Court, including evidentiary hearings, Bench Trials, and DUI jury Trials.
    2. Conducted research and wrote memoranda on issues such as what constitutes enough reasonable suspicion to affect a traffic stop.
    3. Phoenix AZ Law Clerk Abstracted depositions for parties and non-party witnesses involved in insurance bad faith claims.
    4. Arranged and conducted home showings for interested clients.
    5. Drafted and reviewed judicial opinions before publication.
    6. Conducted legal research.
    7. Conducted legal research on cases and motions before the court.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Judicial Extern Resume

Objective : Seeking a Judicial Extern profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Excellent verbal and written communication Skills; Experienced technical writer; Organized and focused, with proven ability to work in a team environment.

Description :

    1. Drafted orders and opinions on motions for use in federal court.
    2. Researched various topics in the law and wrote legal memoranda to instruct judge and clerks on pending cases.
    3. Observed trials, status conferences, and scheduling conferences.
    4. Drafted calendar orders, and assisted in preparing for conferences.
    5. Argued and drafted memoranda in a Mock Trial case in front of Chief Judge Dlott and Judge Barrett of the U.S.
    6. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
    7. Reviewed and drafted memoranda to the court analyzing appellate records and briefings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Judicial Extern Resume

Summary : Judicial Extern with over 10 years of proven ability to be a corporate steward interacting and collaborating with multiple levels of management and diverse cultural audiences. Consistently achieved exceptional and measurable results while leading teams of over 100 personnel in a dynamic, fast-paced environment in both civilian and military capacities.

Skills : Legal Research, Trial Director, Presentation Software.

Description :

    1. Provided a case analysis and memorandum in favor of the grant of petition for the landmark California case Cassel v.
    2. Wrote initial drafts and edited calendar memoranda for Justice Kennard's preliminary determinations and edited draft opinions.
    3. Assisted the Justice and supervising attorneys in preparation for oral argument.
    4. Presented in weekly conferences, providing brief and case analyses for grant or denial of petitions for review.
    5. Observed and commented on negotiations between and among counsel in Judge's Chambers.
    6. Communicated with the Judge and her assistants regarding the scope of research and focus of judicial decisions.
    7. Collaborated with the American Bankruptcy Institute, Investor Education Fund and Junior Achievement to develop a presentation aimed at teaching fiscal literacy to high school and college students on a nationwide level.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
G.E.D