Litigation Attorney Resume Samples

A Litigation Attorney is a qualified lawyer who represents clients in court cases. The job description includes taking various kinds of adversarial legal proceedings such as mediation, and administrative law proceedings and arbitrations. The most common duties listed on the Litigation Attorney Resume include – conducting initial case investigations, locating witnesses and taking witness statements, gathering documents, investigating facts, engaging in pre-litigation settlement discussions, drafting and filing a summons, drafting pleadings, conducting pre-trial depositions, and conducting post-trial interviews of the jury.

Due to the nature of the job, candidates applying for this role must depict skills like – strong verbal and written communication skills, detail-oriented and result-driven approach, ability to converse confidently with judges, law enforcement officers and witnesses; and excellent drafting skills to draft legal documents. It is quite a long way to reach this profession, as it involves earning a law degree, passing the bar exam, and achieving a Juries- Doctor Degree from a law school.

Litigation Attorney Resume example

Litigation Attorney Resume

Summary : Entrepreneurial spirit and unrelenting determination to achieve bottom-line results Accomplished attorney and business professional with the ability to create value by envisioning.

Skills : Technical Skills, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Prosecuted title curative actions including, but not limited to actions involving, rescissions, reformations, quiet title, specific performance.
    2. Defended foreclosure firm liability cases including but not limited to a breach of fiduciary duty, wrongful foreclosure.
    3. Drafted various pleadings including, Complaints, Demurrers, Pleas in Bar, Motions for Summary Judgment, and other responsive.
    4. Provided attorney oversight for assessing legal issues affecting title to properties referred for a foreclosure sale.
    5. Prosecuted replevin, detinue, and other actions and cured title defects involving mobile homes.
    6. Prepared legal briefs, develop strategy, arguments, and testimony in preparation of the case.
    7. Represented the client and/or the firm in court.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor


Litigation Attorney/Representative Resume

Summary : Solutions-focused, accomplished attorney with experience providing strategic legal advice and support in public and private sectors. Proven ability to conduct legal research, analysis,.

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Organized.

Description :

    1. Attained win rate in hundreds of bench trials throughout the State of Florida as the first chair.
    2. Orchestrated set-up and opening of the firm, including forming internal and external policies and procedures as well as establishing file intake procedures.
    3. Streamlined the legal process by drafting mergeable documents to include complaints, responses to affirmative defenses, and typical foreclosure motions.
    4. Litigated real estate files, reviewing and correcting title issues, drafting complaints and pleadings, and attending hearing and mediations.
    5. Continually transferred problem files, cases, and appeals due to the ability to think outside the box, legal competence, and high achievements.
    6. Maintained a large client base by providing superior customer service, legal prowess, and efficiency.
    7. Developed and managed the process of preparing and monitoring title claims.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA


Litigation Attorney/Executive Resume

Headline : Florida licensed litigation attorney with seven years combined legal experience that includes practice in foreclosures, commercial contracts, and management of a caseload.

Skills : Data Analysis, Data Entry, Data Mining, Databases.

Description :

    1. Managed document review projects, including patent litigation, consumer class actions, product liability litigation, and commercial disputes.
    2. Assisted in the preparation of witnesses for depositions and trial.
    3. Instructed and prepared litigation team for meet and confer conferences and e-discovery protocols.
    4. Counseled clients on issues of knowledge management, data privacy, and data collection processes.
    5. Advised major Fortune clients on litigation preparedness.
    6. Researched and drafted legal memoranda in support of motion practice on subject areas involving product liability, tort law, contract law.
    7. Collaborated with vendors and developer teams to select, improve, and enhance e-discovery solutions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Litigation Attorney II Resume

Headline : Seasoned trial attorney with extensive experience in personal injury, family law, civil litigation, and criminal defense cases.

Skills : Management Systems, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Promoted to supervising attorney of the firm's Miami office within one year of being hired.
    2. Hired employees, maintained and optimized staff workload efficiency, and managing payroll budget.
    3. Conducted annual performance management reviews for all staff members.
    4. Handled mediations, conciliation conferences, and code violation hearings for Miami-Dade and Monroe County.
    5. Represented lenders in foreclosures actions, including drafting responsive pleadings. 
    6. conducted risk assessment analysis of files, and articulating timely results and strategy recommendations to clients.
    7. Maintained current knowledge of creditor's rights case law, as well as relevant state and federal regulations and servicing guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Legal Research

Litigation Attorney/Analyst Resume

Headline : Accomplished young Attorney with a real passion for law. Committed to delivering exceptional service and consistently achieving excellent results within demanding deadlines.

Skills : Litigation, Trials, Client Relations, Management.

Description :

    1. Managed and developed a case strategy for a diverse group of clients.
    2. Successfully litigated cases in full and achieve favorable results for clients in state and federal court.
    3. Performed extensive research for the preparation of legal memoranda, motions, and pleadings on various federal legal issues.
    4. Prepared pleadings, pre-trial motions, witness binders, exhibits, and perform general duties for trials and depositions.
    5. Examined legal documents to determine their legal adequacy, and correct use of legal citations.
    6. Maintained databases in order to better organize, retrieve, and produce legal documents and case files.
    7. Performed case management duties such as delegating work and following up on its completion.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Litigation Attorney/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : A dedicated and proven attorney licensed to practice with full administrative management experience, including planning, budgeting and operations.

Skills : Studied Private law, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Litigated an array of medical practice cases on behalf of hospitals, physicians, and nursing homes.
    2. Independently executed each step of the litigation process from pleadings through trial.
    3. Defended two bariatric surgeons in a federal jury trial to verdict.
    4. Argued motions in limine in a radiology malpractice case that was dismissed prior to the start of the trial.
    5. Attended and took lead at several depositions per week of experts, treating physicians, and plaintiffs.
    6. Worked closely with clients in achieving optimal defense outcomes.
    7. Drafted expert disclosures, motions to compel, and motions to dismiss.
    8. Located physician experts around the country to defend cases and worked with the experts throughout the litigation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Litigation Attorney III Resume

Summary : Experienced attorney skilled in complex litigation, seeking litigation associate position with law firm committed to high-level advocacy for clients.

Skills : Technical Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Negotiated settlements, conducted client counseling, and prepared litigation documentation.
    2. Participated in depositions, arbitrations, mediations, settlement conferences, and trials.
    3. Reviewed insurance contracts and provided letter opinions on insurance coverage.
    4. Analyzed business contracts for start-up companies.
    5. Created wills, living trusts, and powers of attorney.
    6. Supervised support staff for Litigation and Estate Planning Departments.
    7. Prepared appropriate legal documents and negotiated civil litigation cases to successful settlements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Lead Litigation Attorney Resume

Headline : Experienced litigator with a wealth of trial and appellate experience. A litigation attorney is a lawyer who represents clients in court cases.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Drafted and prepared interrogatories and requests for production.
    2. Argued and defended Summary Judgment hearings in District and Superior court.
    3. Attended depositions of clients and made objections.
    4. Attended mediations as counsel for the plaintiff and defendant.
    5. Drafted and analyzed civil complaints and civil summons.
    6. Drafted opposition motion for Summary Judgment.
    7. Litigated personal injury and property damage lawsuits brought against FPL, and filed suit against parties causing property.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Asst. Litigation Attorney Resume

Objective : Seeking a position as a Contract Administrator, Project Controls Specialist or Office Manager for oil and gas pipeline construction.

Skills : Management, Organization Skills.

Description :

    1. Represented plaintiffs in personal injury matters such as breach of contract, medical malpractice, premises liability.
    2. Independently managed a docket of active litigation cases.
    3. Researched and investigated complex legal issues.
    4. Defended and took witness and expert depositions.
    5. Represented clients in mediations using PowerPoint presentations.
    6. Litigated civil cases; filed lawsuits, pleas, and motions.
    7. Argued before the Court in various proceedings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate

Associate Litigation Attorney Resume

Headline : Excels in high-pressure situations where multiple deliverables are pending, with acute problem solving and time management skills and the ability to be flexible to achieve common team.

Skills : Legal Research, Computer Skills, Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Reviewed and interpreted Federal and Florida State Statutes.
    2. Reviewed and interpreted Federal Regulations.
    3. Ensured clients complied with various Federal Regulations.
    4. Attended thousands of pre-judgment/motion hearings, evidentiary hearings, final summary judgment hearings, and post-judgment hearings.
    5. Prosecuted hundreds of non-jury trials, including handling several highly contested non-jury trials.
    6. Advised clients to protect their assets.
    7. Reviewed and interpreted case law, financial documents, and contracts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Litigation Attorney Resume

Summary : Accomplished attorney and insurance program director with significant experience in nonprofit and captive insurance company management.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Successfully conducted litigation in a variety of cases.
    2. Achieved favorable resolution of complex, often difficult to win cases.
    3. Practiced before administrative boards and arbitrators.
    4. Attained numerous credits in all phases of civil litigation in state and municipal courts.
    5. Successfully recovered the money from companies with unpaid bills and checks without funds.
    6. Reviewed and analyzed corporate documents. Customer service related to legal services.
    7. Drafted answers to complaints and discovery request responses.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma