Legal Intern Resume Samples

Legal Interns practice law at the Attorney’s office. As a part of the job description, the Legal Interns execute these tasks – performing research work, handling paperwork, taking part in client interviews, helping attorneys in preparing documents and learning the day-to-day activities that happen at the legal field. The other duties listed on the Legal Intern Resume include – managing case files, assisting in trials, researching and managing memoranda, writing articles, attending trials, gathering crucial information and assisting in depositions.

Eligible candidates who want to become successful in this line should be able to groom their skills in the following areas – a solid knowledge and proficiency with all legal matters, ability to follow and understand the given instructions, researching skills, computer competencies and willingness to learn and work. Legal Interns are actually final year Law Graduates who work as interns as part of their academic curriculum.

 

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Legal Intern Resume example

Legal Intern Resume

Objective : Legal Intern will be responsible for assisting the legal department with various aspects of legal drafting and other administrative tasks.

Skills : Software: MS Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook; Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all facets of case management for a caseload of approximately 75 misdemeanors.
    2. Duties included client contact, all in-court appearances, motions and memorandum, investigation and communications with the State.
    3. Responsible for all bail hearings, both misdemeanor and felony.
    4. Represented the agency in a variety of in-court appearances, including status hearings, trial calls and changes of plea.
    5. Argued and won a misdemeanor case as a matter of law, on an issue previously undecided in the State of Alaska.
    6. During that process, was unassisted in all phases of the trial.
    7. Assisted in numerous other trials, duties to include motions in limine, jury selection and opening statements.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Juris Doctor


Paralegal Intern Resume

Objective : Working to pay for my college tuition and to contribute to a career in finance. Looking for a long term job so can pay for my education. Tenacious and motivated individual who would love to contribute to your company's good order and success. In every situation I adapt quickly and am always trying to apply attention to detail.

Skills : Master Scheduling, Legal Work.

Description :

    1. Drafted conservation easements, purchase and sale agreements, and supporting baseline documentation for parcels throughout the state of Tennessee.
    2. Ensured due diligence and reviewed all land acquisitions and transactions, including title opinions, closings, surveys, liens, leases, and other encumbrances that may be associated with a particular parcel.
    3. Reviewed the organization's standards and practices, ensuring full compliance with the model standards issued by the Land Trust Alliance.
    4. Researched and reviewed various topics to be implemented into the Form of Conservation Easement, such as invasive species regulation and best management practices.
    5. Researched and wrote memoranda on current Farm Bill and tax legislation.
    6. Assisted with development as needed on fundraising events, landowner outreach, and donor relations.
    7. Managed and cultivated landowner relationships to pursue new opportunities for conservation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Law


IP Legal Intern Resume

Objective : Hard worker and fast learner with an eye for detail, looking for an opportunity to be trained at an esteemed organization while continuing my education to further improve my performance in the work place.

Skills : Fluent in Fante, Twi.

Description :

    1. Worked with mentor attorney in Intellectual Property department.
    2. Reviewed full trademark searches and drafted approval/rejection memoranda based on extensive analysis, including examining common law uses of marks and categorizing similar marks.
    3. Investigated infringement of trademarks and prepared cease and desist letters to unauthorized third-party users.
    4. Drafted legal briefs in response to office actions by U.S.
    5. Patent & Trademark Office concerning disclaimer requirements and confusingly similar trademarks.
    6. Reviewed letters from counsel regarding international registrations and summarized relevant points in legal memoranda.
    7. Drafted intra-company trademark royalty license agreement between Estee Lauder and its affiliates, considering taxation and international requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Partial Law

Paralegal Intern (Litigation) Resume

Objective : To obtain a legal assistant position within a legal department where a working knowledge of legal terminology, general law and legal proceedings will be fully utilized and expected. Detail-oriented with excellent research and investigative skills. An extremely organized, thorough, and diligent professional. Exercise independent judgment and decision-making skills when needed and places a high regard on confidentiality.

Skills : Property law, Intellectual Property law, Economics, Finance, Blogging, Legal Research, Legal writing, Microsoft office, etc.

Description :

    1. Attended arraignment and pre-trial hearings.
    2. Reviewed and examined discovery materials.
    3. Discussed case details and plea offers with clients.
    4. Conducted legal research on topics such as witnesses vouching for the credibility of other witnesses, validity of peremptory strikes, Good-Samaritan laws, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Williams' rule, violation of probation, search and seizure, and sentencing guidelines.
    5. Analyzed facts and case law and determined possible defenses for clients.
    6. Drafted motions for the court, resulting in client charges being dropped.
    7. Observed jury selection, jury trials, hearings on motions, and sentencing hearings.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Paralegal Internship Resume

Headline : A full time position as a Paralegal/Legal Assistant which utilizes my personal qualities, skills for working with an organization offering challenging and rewarding opportunities, future advancement and growth.

Skills : Legal Research, Client Counselling, Compliance Management, Reviewing Contracts, Corporate Law, Immigration Law, Privacy Law, Compiling Journals And Newsletters, Conducting Workshops And Training Interns.

Description :

    1. Prepared and filed H-1B and L-1B employment based visas.
    2. Managed and drafted over 150 H-1B CAP cases.
    3. Drafted, reviewed and packaged Non-Immigrant / Immigrant visa petitions.
    4. Organized and maintained public access files.
    5. Drafted and reviewed commercial agreements including Statement of Works, Work Orders, Change requests, NDAs and other legal documents.
    6. Assisted, guided business units and coordinated legal review across teams (finance, tax, delivery, engineering, etc.).
    7. Conducted legal research, relating to laws in U.S, Ukraine, U.K, Russia and India.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
U.S Law

In-House Legal Intern Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, efficient, and methodical professional with experience in federal and state courts. Worked one on one with police officers, attorneys, and judges. Awarded a Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law. Looking for employment in the Central, Pennsylvania area.

Skills : Member of Cross Country and Track team.

Description :

    1. Acted as interim supervisor for the HIV/AIDS Project.
    2. Maintained and supervised the work on 100+ ongoing cases for the HIV/AIDS division.
    3. Advised and directed between four and six student volunteers.
    4. Performed legal research on topics including Social Security benefits, Section 8 Housing, Landlord tenant issues, Medi-Cal/Medicare, Cal-Fresh, State and Federal Tax issues, Employment Discrimination, Bankruptcy, and others.
    5. Drafted and edited client correspondence, demand letters, debt relief letters, agency applications and forms, and legal memoranda.
    6. Performed research to develop appropriate strategy for client cases.
    7. Interviewed clients to assess their legal needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Legal Intern I Resume

Objective : Experience includes interning for the chief judge of a family court, participating in my law school's clinical programs, working as a teaching assistant for legal research and writing, working as a law clerk at an administrative agency for the Court, and most recently, interning at the Attorney General's Office.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Participated in Court appearances, assisting in procedures in the trial process.
    2. Maintained files for ongoing cases, while creating and updating the case database.
    3. Filed pleadings, and other documents as required.
    4. Used Westlaw and LexisNexis for extensive research, review and analysis of court cases.
    5. Responded to interrogatories, motion to answers, and other similar legal instruments.
    6. Performed discovery work to secure evidence for trial.
    7. Performed special assignments as requested.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
J.D. In Law

Legal Intern II Resume

Objective : Executive Assistant and Military Veteran 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 : Fluent In Spanish.

Description :

    1. Researched case law and relevant criminal statutes.
    2. Visited clients at the Bristol County House of Corrections.
    3. Researched and drafted two motions to dismiss in assault cases.
    4. Assisted attorney in a bench trial resulting in a non-guilty verdict.
    5. Conducted an investigation in a Massachusetts Superior Court case.
    6. Attended arraignment, pre-trial, and trial sessions in Fall River District Court.
    7. Interpreted for Spanish-speaking clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Junior Legal Intern Resume

Objective : Extensive background in HR generalist affairs, including experience in employee recruitment and retention, staff development, mediation, conflict resolution, benefits and compensation, HR records management, HR policies development and legal compliance. Human resources management professional skilled in negotiating and administering labor agreements and arbitrating grievances.

Skills : Litigation, Transactional Drafting, Civil Matters, Energy Expertise.

Description :

    1. Assisted in conducting client interviews and all client intake services.
    2. Interpreted and relayed legal information in a clear format for clients.
    3. Managed communication with courts regarding status of petitions and granted orders.
    4. Drafted various court documents, invoices and enclosures at attorneys' request.
    5. Corresponded daily with clients, insurance adjusters, doctors and attorneys.
    6. Composed and typed routine letters of correspondence.
    7. Drafted, received and tracked due diligence checklist.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Human Resource Management

Senior Legal Intern Resume

Summary : Dedicated, proactive, hardworking individual who performs very well under pressure and easily adapts to change. Able to use my own initiative. Willing to learn, and very good team player. Growth and development are my main priorities.

Skills : Administrative Support, Conducting Research, Data Entry, Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, Problem Solving, Workload Prioritizing, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Interviewed various clients over the telephone to determine their case with great attention to detail.
    2. Performed conflicts checks for office attorney's using the House of Ruth's legal database.
    3. Conducted frequent follow up survey's of previous clients.
    4. Provided administrative support to office attorneys.
    5. Documented events and outcomes pertaining to case work.
    6. Maintained files and records of previous and current clients.
    7. Made and accepted numerous phone calls on behalf of office attorneys.
    8. Input important dates, hearings, and meetings into calendars on behalf of the office attorneys.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Legal Intern Resume

Summary : Interest in sports with my desire to encourage and help other people accomplish their dreams. While being in school, I have found a sublime appreciation for the law and I want to combine my love for sports, my concern for others, and my dedication to accomplishing challenging work by becoming an attorney.

Skills : Computer Skills, Contract Negotiation, Organization, Internet Explorer, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Drafted loan agreements, leases and various legal instruments related to commercial.
    2. Management and knowledge of the Financial System, Banking Law, Securities, Corporate Finance and Securities.
    3. Development of Commercial and Civil Contracts.
    4. Coordination and follow-up with public records, notaries and municipalities.
    5. Development of several letters to various public entities.
    6. Tracking corporate transformation processes in relation to Mergers and Acquisitions.
    7. Maintain corporate legal and litigation files.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Licensed Attorney