Judicial Intern Resume Samples

As a Judicial Intern, the law student works for a judge and learns practical skills needed to make a career in the field. While the duties are determined by the nature of the internship, the following are certain common and core duties listed on the Judicial Intern Resume – working with the judge and the judge’s law clerks; researching and writing memoranda, attending trials, and hearings; summarizing cases, helping with administrative tasks; assisting the attorneys and other administrative staff; managing case files, assisting constituents and attending trials, hearings, and depositions, and writing articles if needed.

To ensure success in this career, the following skills and abilities are needed – good academic standing, legal writing skills, interest in public service, a good understanding of the judicial system and its workings, researching skills, and the ability to meet and interview with all types of people. As these are unpaid positions, most of the Judicial Interns are final-year law students.

Judicial Intern Resume example

Judicial Intern Resume

Objective : Judicial Intern with proven ability to analyze legal situations and recommend practical, creative solutions. Inherent problem-solver who works seamlessly as part of a team and takes initiative to accomplish goals. An outstanding communicator who gathers and disperses pertinent information to all relevant parties. Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and multi-task under tight deadlines.

Skills : Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Final Cut Pro X, HTML, CSS, Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Observed oral arguments and trials before United States Court of Federal Claims and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, including an en banc argument.
    2. Consulted with Judge Braden and her clerks on status of construction related bid protest on a U.S. military installation in Hawaii with regard to determination as to whether changes required by the United States qualified as a cardinal change in Maryland Enterprise, L.L.C.
    3. Researched and drafted initial opinion Rule 19 joinder dispute for a pro se tax protest case in Gorski v.
    4. Dissected 5600-plus page Administrative Record and parties' briefs to prepare draft opinion for Benefits Consulting Assoc., LLC v.
    5. Conducted legal research, analysis, and writing for criminal, civil, and administrative cases on appeal.
    6. Drafted opinions.
    7. Wrote bench memorandum and prepared the Judge for oral arguments.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Judicial Intern Resume

Objective : To obtain a long-term Judicial Intern position wherein I may learn, grow, challenge myself, and become an integral team member to a supportive, forward-thinking organization.

Skills : Legal Research, French, Legal Terminology.

Description :

    1. Criminal tribunal created by the United Nations in order to prosecute war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the Bosnian War.
    2. Worked with the judges on the case of Radovan Karadzic, former President of Republika Srpska within Bosnia.
    3. Interns are required to gain UN security clearance and to work full 40-hour week as well as some weekends.
    4. Reviewed and drafted judicial orders based on party pleadings and motions.
    5. Summarized expert and lay witness testimony.
    6. Drafted legal memos for use in the final judgment.
    7. Attended weekly staff meetings with the judges and legal officers to discuss the status of impending memos, orders, and requests.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Juris Doctor


Judicial Intern Resume

Objective : Experienced in criminal, traffic, and immigration law, but also open to expanding my legal knowledge and trying other areas of law.

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Researching Skills.

Description :

    1. Worked with the Hon.
    2. Marguerite Grays(Commercial Division), Hon.
    3. Observed cases, and afforded the opportunity to understand the decision-making processes of the presiding Judge.
    4. Researched precedent and drafted summaries based on published decisions.
    5. Assisted with updating and scheduling of the court calendar.
    6. Proofed and cite-checked opinions prior to publication.
    7. Researched and compiled key information from extensive case records into a format to be presented to the Judge and law clerks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Arts

Judicial Intern Resume

Objective : Responsible for Protecting constitutional and statutory rights and liberties, Assuring equal access, Providing fair, timely, and constructive resolution of cases

Skills : Legal Research, Criminal Litigation, Document Review.

Description :

    1. Assisted with preparation for various presentations, including the 34th Annual D.C.
    2. Conducted legal research and drafted jury instructions, legal memoranda, orders, and opinions dealing with both state and federal issues.
    3. Conducted legal research on commercial, matrimonial, real estate, and constitutional issues.
    4. Drafted legal memoranda regarding motions to appeal.
    5. Observed court proceedings.
    6. Observed all courts in the city of Buffalo including Federal, Supreme, Family, County and Criminal.
    7. Interacted with various personnel affiliated with court system.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate

Judicial Intern Resume

Objective : To secure an opportunity to utilize my legal skill sets strong practical experience, excellent communication and negotiation skills, and customer service abilities in a way that advances the public interests.

Skills : Legal Research, Analysis And Drafting, Mediation, Legal Editing.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the preparation of felony and misdemeanor prosecutions and observed courtroom activities.
    2. Reviewed case files and assisted with discovery.
    3. Reviewed transcripts.
    4. Conducted interviews with witnesses and criminal defendants.
    5. Observed and assisted judge and magistrate judge in courtroom proceedings and pretrial conferences.
    6. Researched and wrote draft opinions denying Petitions for Judicial Review of the Decisions of Office of Administrative Hearings.
    7. Wrote case briefs on adjudicated civil trials within the Circuit Court.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Judicial Intern Resume

Objective : Highly qualified, enthusiastic Judicial Intern personnel with 5 years experience. Well-trained in meeting customer's needs; and highly recognized by his peers, extremely organized and meticulous worker who is persistent in ensuring that a tasks are completed in a timely, orderly fashion.

Skills : Legal Research, Criminal Litigation, Document Review.

Description :

    1. Researched and drafted memoranda for pre-trial hearings including a dispute involving an audit between an HMO and Anne Arundel County.
    2. Observed courtroom proceedings.
    3. Screened foreclosure cases and ensured the filing was consistent with Maryland rules.
    4. Prepared and drafted a comprehensive memorandum for a complex motion for summary judgment regarding a disputed lease renewal involving a major restaurant franchise.
    5. Participated in taekwondo tournaments across the country and assist in teaching taekwondo to students.
    6. Attended hearings and trials.
    7. Retrieved files and reviewed information in preparation for related trials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Judicial Intern Resume

Objective : A judicial Intern is seeking an opportunity with a litigation firm. Anthony is a high-achieving, detail-oriented attorney who recently graduated from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and is now barred in Pennsylvania. While serving as the President of the Student Bar Association during his 3L Year, Anthony also participated in the Appellate Litigation Clinic at Kline School of Law and competed on behalf of the Moot Court Team.

Skills : CaseMap, TextMap, Concordance.

Description :

    1. Drafted and edited judicial decisions.
    2. Observed status conferences, which included discussion on consolidation requests, settlements, etc., between the judge and parties for their respective cases.
    3. Observed hearings at the Court of Federal Claims and Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit.
    4. Contributed to drafting Pierce v.
    5. Drafted a decision on a motion for summary judgment for a civil court judge.
    6. Researched issues surrounding New York evidence and civil procedure.
    7. Drafted memoranda of law
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Judicial Intern Resume

Objective : Highly accomplished and versatile Judicial Intern with over ten years of transactional experience in Commercial and Residential Real Estate and Business law. Extensive experience and record of success in contract drafting, negotiation, conducting legal research and analysis, resolution of post-closing issues, and due diligence.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Conflict Resolution.

Description :

    1. Assigned to Honorable Ariel E.
    2. Conducted legal research.
    3. Drafted legal memoranda.
    4. Reviewed appeals.
    5. Reviewed and edited the official court procedures manual.
    6. Weekly observed appellate proceedings.
    7. Conferred with Judge regarding matters before the court.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Juris Doctor

Judicial Intern Resume

Headline : Motivated, ambitious, and dedicated Judicial Intern professional with eight years of office and Legal Professional experience. Areas of expertise include communication, (written and oral), research and analysis, database management, and client services. Very analytical, strategic, and methodical approach and work ethic, and possesses creative thinking and problem-solving skills- resourceful and practical applications.

Skills : Litigation Legal Research Legal Writing Criminal Law.

Description :

    1. Proofed read many of the judge's briefs, including decisions and judgments.
    2. Performed extensive case research and analysis aiding the judge in her decisions and judgments.
    3. Performed various organizations of paperwork and case files.
    4. Prepared and compiled information in helping to create a public pamphlet of information regarding Middle School Education Court Worked closely with judicial officials, social workers, attorneys, school district liaisons and the department of education on education reform, and the implementation of the specialty court in Santa Clara County.
    5. Accompanied the judge to several court events and specialty court events.
    6. Prepared oral and written briefs for the judge's review.
    7. Helped the judge with her calendar regarding middle school education court and its events and meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Judicial Intern Resume

Objective : Seeking to utilize writing skills and ability to craft narratives as a journalist. Established track record of balancing multiple aggressive deadlines while still producing an impeccably written work product in a timely manner. Extensive collaboration with an established journalist/satirist has provided exposure to unique aspects of today's media landscape.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Westlaw, Research.

Description :

    1. Worked with court staff to organize and maintain the court's weekly docket.
    2. Researched issues pertinent to ongoing litigation before the court such as Enforceability of non-compete clauses against former employees.
    3. Drafted summary judgment motions and legal memorandum on issues including, but not limited to: estates, trusts, wills, and adoptions.
    4. Prepared and drafted a decision utilized by the court regarding attorney disqualification and trust interpretation which was published in the New York Law Journal.
    5. Researched and wrote on various complex legal and procedural issues.
    6. Prepared bench memorandum to aid the Judge in civil and criminal matters.
    7. Corresponded with counsel.
    8. Attended evidentiary hearings, pre-trial proceedings, and conferences in chambers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS