Legal Advocate Resume Samples

A Legal Advocate is a professional lawyer who provides support service to victims or clients who need legal advice and support. Duties relevant to this position and found on the Legal Advocate Resume are – providing crisis intervention, assisting victims in locating community resources, emergency assistance, and legal services; referring services to victims; facilitating risk assessments, and safety planning; participating in various interviews conducts with clients, preparing an estimate for the total cost for the case, coordinating with clients and staff attorneys for various housing activities, and searching for information.

Summary of skills that can highlight a resume are – experience in maintaining knowledge of the available resources, knowledge of legal and criminal systems, knowledge of battling various women issues; the ability to maintain policies for all development issues, and familiarity with various social justice and anti-racist movement. Most of these positions require a bachelor’s degree in Social work or a law degree.

Legal Advocate Resume example

Legal Advocate Resume

Objective : Seasoned communications professional with over ten years experience in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Key spokesperson for organizations and companies promoting business education, medical and office products.

Skills : Youth development, Creative writing, community and economic development.

Description :

    1. Provided crisis counseling for victims and survivors.
    2. Answered 24-hour crisis line on a weekly rotating basis.
    3. Assessed need for emergency shelter, transportation and financial assistance.
    4. Advocated for clients with law enforcement, court and medical personnel.
    5. Worked with clients to develop safety plans.
    6. Made client referrals.
    7. Attended and followed court proceedings pertaining to domestic and/or sexual assault.
    8. Promoted awareness in a 7 county service area.
    9. Adhered to confidentiality standards per statute.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Spanish


Legal Advocate Resume

Summary : Legal Advocacy is a new legal field that combines the day-to-day practice of law with the strategic and technical leadership required to manage complex technology, business and people issues.

Skills : Filing, Fax, Inventory, Internet, MS Office, Power Point, Team Player, Typing, Unix, Vital Signs, Windows Xp.

Description :

    1. Assisted victims of domestic violence and sexual assault maneuver through the court system; regularly communicated with victims regarding case update, as well as assisted in applications for emergency protective orders.
    2. Escorted client(s) to hospital for sexual assault exams and to and from court, as needed.
    3. Supervised village advocates and held monthly meetings.
    4. Shopped for events for village advocates when needed.
    5. Reviewed time sheets of village advocates and signed than submitted to supervisor.
    6. Regularly communicated with supervisor.
    7. Attended monthly meetings and reported successes.
    8. Recorded and tracked services.
    9. Worked closely with SAFE lawyer to meet the individual needs of each client.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Classes In Medical Terminology


Legal Advocate Resume

Summary : Experienced and goal oriented with years of service in the Legal Advocate field and a record of consistently meeting and exceeding goals related to management, education, training, representation of clients and contractor relations. Well versed and able to build solid long lasting relationships with all levels of client and company representatives.

Skills : Management, Legal Terminology, Computer, Ten Key, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Related to assault/ family violence and protective orders.
    2. Worked closely with the District Attorney Office to facilitate orders of protection for victims and their children.
    3. Promoted to Legal Advocate after one year.
    4. Outstand sensitivity in client relations and privacy.
    5. Highly compassionate with excellent problem solving and creative thinking abilities.
    6. Included crisis intervention and family skills building.
    7. Taught the First Step Staircase Class for individuals seeking to drop protective orders as required by the District Attorney.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A. In Sociology

Legal Advocate Resume

Summary : Over 20 years of community work and youth development knowledge, prepare students with the critical writing and thinking skills to grow as self-determined, creative individuals.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal, Legal Terminology, Mediation, Computer.

Description :

    1. Promoted physical and emotional safety for men, women, and families using legal and community resources.
    2. Answered questions about divorce, restraining orders, and harassment paperwork.
    3. Attended court hearing for emotional support of clients.
    4. Helped set up the food pantry when it was open on specific days.
    5. Organized legal paperwork.
    6. Also answered phone calls for the crisis hotline.
    7. Able to calm down clients in difficult situations and give them tangible information in an organized and understandable way.
    8. Organized office to make it easier to access updated information.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S. In Disability Services

Legal Advocate Resume

Summary : As a Legal Advocate, responsible for leading an advocacy team, representing your clients in negotiations with business partners, and working with other legal professionals to help resolve complex legal issues.

Skills : Computers, Criminal Courts, Courtroom Policies And Procedures, Legal Research, Advocacy, Social Work.

Description :

    1. Attended court hearings with victims of domestic violence.
    2. Assisted them in getting protection orders and legal assistance.
    3. Given proper referrals for services needed.
    4. Attended trainings and community events and hold support groups.
    5. Helped victims over come their situations and move on to living a new life that they never thought existed.
    6. Able to be professional in the social work and law setting.
    7. Worked as a team with co workers as we had leadership and team meetings monthly.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates In Mental Health

Legal Advocate Resume

Summary : Certified Legal Advocate for three counties in the state of Georgia. Certified Homeland Security Domestic Violence Instructor Trainer. Member of Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Therapeutic Alternative in Crisis Training - University for Medical Science.

Skills : Oral Communication, Written Communication, Public Service, Team Building, Problem Solving, Management.

Description :

    1. Processed Temporary Protective Orders / Stalking Orders as requested.
    2. Supported, educated and assisted victims of domestic violence through the criminal proceedings.
    3. Made necessary referrals for additional legal representation or services.
    4. Advocated for victims needing legal support in legal separations, divorces, employment, law enforcement, child support, identification changes, and other violent acts of crime.
    5. Developed and maintained effective working relationship with the District Attorney Office, local law enforcement, local attorneys, and Georgia Legal Aid.
    6. Assisted victims with Victim Compensation application.
    7. Answered the crisis hot line and provide crisis intervention through telephone interviews.
    8. Obtained full and complete statements from victims as well of police reports and medical records.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Legal Advocate Resume

Objective : Legal Advocacy is a unique opportunity for you to work with some of the most innovative minds in the legal industry. Non-competition agreements as most lawyers, but with additional opportunities for cross-training and mentoring.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Crisis Intervention, Crisis Intervention, Data Analysis, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Word, Excel, Excellent Communication , Research.

Description :

    1. Provided legal advocacy services to victims of domestic violence in Vigo County.
    2. Planned and carried out activities for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
    3. Worked with local and regional media to heighten community awareness of domestic violence.
    4. Maintained and provided statistical information on domestic violence in Vigo County.
    5. Distributed posters and brochures to agencies and public facilities.
    6. Coordinated with Vigo County Prosecutor Domestic Violence Investigator to obtain victim information and performed appropriate follow-up.
    7. Supported their families and other loved ones, to alert the public to the realities of domestic violence in our society, and to express hope for a less violent future.
    8. Held on the steps of City Hall on the first Monday in October.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Legal Advocate Resume

Summary : A results-oriented, highly motivated individual with 10 years experience in varied legal professions; specifically victims of domestic violence and high risk offenders. Major strengths in the areas of organization, goal setting, multi-tasking, customer service in English and Spanish, and Microsoft Office products.

Skills : Microsoft, Bilingual Spanish, Customer Service, Data Analysis, Filing, Grant Writing, Kronos, Outlook, Research, Time Management, Windows, Windows.

Description :

    1. Provided legal assistance and referrals to survivors of domestic violence.
    2. Conducted new client intakes in English and Spanish.
    3. Facilitated domestic violence support group in Spanish.
    4. Facilitated legal advocate group at confidential shelter.
    5. Court accompaniment for moral support and translation for the Collin County District Attorney office.
    6. Coordinated with other agencies/providers to further assist clients in becoming self-sufficient.
    7. Began legal advocate internship program (supervised 2 interns).
    8. Compiled statistical information for grant purposes.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA In Administration

Legal Advocate Resume

Summary : Over three years of analyst experience; highly organized with a talent for multitasking while maintaining high quality of work; competent in complicated analysis of financials; proven experience with the application of various database systems and procedures; self-motivated team player; enthusiastic, dedicated professional; strong desire to succeed.

Skills : Judgment, Analytical Skills, Research Skills.

Description :

    1. Interviewed domestic violence victims to assess qualification for obtaining protection order.
    2. Helped victims create safety plans.
    3. Prepared legal documentation to assist victims and guide them through the court system.
    4. Accompanied victims to court and speak to the judge on their behalf.
    5. Worked jointly with local law enforcement officials to have court papers served.
    6. Worked with legal services to obtain an attorney for the second hearing.
    7. Helped supervise and schedule volunteers and community service workers.
    8. Assisted with day to day needs including but not limited to maintaining files, records and notes.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.P.A. In Public Administration

Legal Advocate Resume

Summary : Highly motivated individual with 10 years experience in varied legal professions; specifically victims of domestic violence and high risk offenders. Major strengths in the areas of organization, goal setting, multi-tasking, customer service in English and Spanish, and Microsoft Office products.

Skills : Microsoft, Bilingual Spanish, Customer Service, Data Analysis, Filing, Grant Writing, Kronos, Outlook, Research, Time Management, Windows, Windows.

Description :

    1. Advised on legal matters and advise on business relationships.
    2. Represented clients in negotiations with business partners.
    3. Worked with legal advisors to resolve complex legal issues.
    4. Conducted research, analysis and writing of briefs (and prepare presentations).
    5. Managed a team of associates from various departments within your firm (including management, marketing, sales) that perform research, analysis and writing of briefs (and prepare presentations).
    6. Assisted attorneys in resolving complex cases involving complex issues or disputes over time periods ranging from one.
    7. Improved quality of services provided within the community by training and educating police and court personnel, as well as volunteers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Justice And Security