Lawyer Resume Samples

A Lawyer is a professional who represents the client in all civil and criminal litigations and legal proceedings. The crucial duties and tasks listed on the Lawyer Resume includes but is not limited to the following – advising and representing individuals, businesses and government agencies in court on legal issues and disputes; conducting research, analysing of legal problems, interpreting laws, rulings and regulations; preparing and filing legal documents like appeals, wills, deeds, lawsuits and contracts; presenting evidence in court, preparing legal briefs and opinions, supervising legal assistants, and drafting legislation or regulations.

Beyond qualification and training a resume should include all of the following – strong communication and negotiation skills, public speaking skills, the ability to review sources and case studies, strong analytical skills and attention to details; logically reasoning skills and numerical skills. All Lawyers must possess a Law degree and should also pass the state’s written bar examination.

 

Lawyer Resume example

Lawyer Resume

Summary : Currently seeking a challenging work placement opportunity within a dynamic firm which will offer early responsibilities, and the opportunity to develop new skills.

Skills : Westlaw, Legal Research, Legal Writing, Micosoft Office, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Front Page, LexisNexis.

Description :

    1. Reached and drafted pleading, research applicable state law, drafted pre trial argument memorandum and filed discovery motion with the district court.
    2. Worked on appeal landlord -tenant cases to the distinct court.
    3. Assisted in representing indigent clients in workers compensation matters Practices include all aspects of State Civil Litigation.
    4. Formulated of strategies on Appeal, use of the Appellate record, brief writing and oral advocacy.
    5. Authored a variety of motions and briefs, including summary judgment, opening briefs, and briefs, motion to dismiss and for judgment of the pleading, federal and state Appellate briefs, and mediation statements.
    6. Experienced in managing and organizing voluminous document review projects, preparing affirmative discovery motions, experienced in taking and defending depositions.
    7. Significanted pro bono work on behalf of indigent defendants in landlords- tenant cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Immigration Law


Assistant Lawyer Resume

Summary : Professional lawyer who enjoys working as a team player. Committed and reliable individual who enjoys challenges. Acquired in the different areas of law, with experience on international trademark registrations, Madrid protocol, registration of slogans and logos, and knowledge in the area of intellectual property.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Languages Bilingual Spanish English, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Worked in environmental law, representing public interest groups, waste disposal companies, or construction firms in their dealings with state and federal agencies.
    2. Helped develop federal and state programs, draft and interpret laws and legislation, and establish enforcement procedures.
    3. Performed administrative and management functions related to the practice of law.
    4. Advised clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.
    5. Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
    6. Represented clients in court or before government agencies.
    7. Responsible for preparing simple to moderately complex legal documents, briefs, contracts, agreements, pleadings, and court papers and correspondence.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma In Law


Associate Lawyer Resume

Summary : Provide support, advice and counsel to business units/management on a wider variety of legal matters including, but not limited to, commercial transactions, business development matters,

Skills : Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Languages Bilingual Spanish English, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Worked in environmental law, representing public interest groups, waste disposal companies, or construction firms in their dealings with state and federal agencies.
    2. Helped develop federal and state programs, draft and interpret laws and legislation, and establish enforcement procedures.
    3. Performed administrative and management functions related to the practice of law.
    4. Advised clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.
    5. Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
    6. Represented clients in court or before government agencies.
    7. Established practice initially by accepting court appointments and through advertising and creative marketing strategies.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma In Law

Sr. Lawyer Resume

Summary : To secure a position that allows to demonstrate full potential and add value to the company through delivering ongoing professional conduct and performance excellence. Personal goals to be successful, but will prove an invaluable asset to support the company's success.

Skills : Legal Support, Adaptability, Passionate about Technology, Social Networking, Communication, Problem Solver.

Description :

    1. Reviewed and appealed unsuccessful asylum applications in the Federal Courts.
    2. Offered general immigration law phone advice.
    3. Represented involuntary patients at psychiatric institutions in hearings before the Mental Health Review Tribunal.
    4. Staffed the Tenancy Tribunal offering urgent representation for public housing tenants in eviction proceedings.
    5. Conducted successful appeals for clients that had mental impairments that limited their capacity to participate in the refugee determination process.
    6. Curated a database of recent refugee law decisions for the benefit of entire team.
    7. Used The role required me to assess rejections of asylum claims for legal errors.
    8. Engaged in statutory interpretation relating to the Migration Act, and legal research.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
LLM In Law

Junior Lawyer Resume

Objective : Client-focused law firm dedicated to providing clients with effective and sophisticated legal and business solutions.

Skills : Lawyer, Law enforcement.

Description :

    1. Prepared correspondence and drafting a variety of legal documents.
    2. Wrote motions, stipulations, continuances.
    3. Performed work on civil cases and criminal cases.
    4. Practiced areas include personal injury, family law, contracts, wills and estates.
    5. Needed superior research, analytical, communication and writing skills to be successful.
    6. Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's In MFT

Lawyer/Attorney Resume

Objective : knowledge and dedication of our lawyers and staff. Combine intelligence and work ethic while placing a high value on personal integrity, relationships.

Skills : Communications.

Description :

    1. Able to work to deadlines and do several tasks at the same time.
    2. Able to work well as part of a team and also on your own a polite, helpful manner.
    3. Provided ongoing legal advice to clients; drafted and negotiated private contracts; Initiated and monitored civil law suits and appeals.
    4. Attended all hearings related to those cases Initiated claims to insurance companies and negotiated settlements.
    5. Presented findings and legal analysis to trial Court in Haiti.
    6. Created legal strategy for civil and criminal defense.
    7. Processed all assigned cases according to company and client service level agreements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Law

Lawyer III Resume

Objective : Experienced executive with demonstrated leadership skills including 19 years experience in banking, business development, management , real estate financing and over 6 years in renewable energy financing.

Skills : Legal work, Legal Clerk.

Description :

    1. Defended clients and kept their best interests in mind at all times.
    2. Abstained from charging customers unreasonable or excessive charges.
    3. Kept the information about clients confidential as part of the client-lawyer relationship.
    4. Spent a fair amount of time defending clients in court.
    5. Provided legal advice and guidance to all clients in everything that they needs.
    6. Met with clients, wrote contracts, negotiated settlements and supervised legal assistants and other legal professionals.
    7. Represented a single client as a company and reviewed their business agreements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Law

Lawyer II Resume

Headline : An exciting opportunity for an lawyer to gain experience in the fast paced practice area of workers compensation defense.

Skills : Driving, computing, talking and, more imprtant, listening.

Description :

    1. Legally representing the Hospital in court proceedings that the Hospital acted both as plaintiff and defendant.
    2. Worked with the legal adviser in implementing strategies to prevent the Hospital be incurs in some kind of judicial responsibility.
    3. Ran legal charges processes to recover the debt portfolio for the hospital.
    4. Resolved legal actions against the Hospital.
    5. Represented the hospital during mediation to reduce unnecessary risk and grates expenses.
    6. Key Results: Won a case that prevented the Hospital from pay more than $100.000.
    7. Recovered 50% of the debt portfolio oh the Hospital.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Administrative Law

Lawyer I Resume

Objective : Over 15 Years as a Criminal and Trial Lawyer in Bilingual, Speaking Mandarin Chinese, and English. Willing to work as a Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary.

Skills : Photography, Web Design, Russian, English.

Description :

    1. Met with clients and other legal professionals to discuss case details.
    2. Collected data to prepare and draft settlement packages for clients.
    3. Conducted client interviews and all client intake services.
    4. Interpreted and relayed legal information in a clear format for clients.
    5. Managed communication with courts regarding status of petitions and granted orders.
    6. Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys' request.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's In Law

Lawyer Resume

Summary : Experienced lawyer with excellent management and client-attorney relation skills, seeking a legal assistant position where a working knowledge of legal terminology, general law, and legal proceedings will be utilized and expanded.

Skills : Leadership, Coaching, Dispute Resolution, Internet Marketing, Legal Services, Litigation.

Description :

    1. Presented key evidence and exhibits during civil trials.
    2. Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
    3. Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
    4. Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
    5. Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
    6. Wrote memoranda and reviewed legal briefs.
    7. Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Law