Managing Attorney Resume Samples

The job role of a Managing Attorney is to oversee the law firm’s operation. The day-to-day job activities listed on the Managing Attorney Resume include some or all of these – overseeing the law firm’s operation, maintaining and promoting relations with clients and associates; budgeting expenses, advising fellow associates, recruiting and training team members; selecting jurors, argue motions, meet judges and question witnesses; representing clients in court, presenting and summarizing cases to judges and juries; gathering evidence to initiate legal actions, and advising clients in business transactions.

To be the backbone for any law firm, these qualities are required – strong written and verbal communication skill, exceptional mathematical skills, ability to manage a law firm, excellent knowledge of law enforcement rules and regulations; ability to delegate duties and strong attention to details. The Attorney’s should have a four-year degree and an accredited law degree as well.

 

Managing Attorney Resume example

Managing Attorney Resume

Summary : Determined leader of character who places a premium on innovation, collaboration, and team cohesion. Demonstrated ability to tackle complex subject matter and problems. Dedicated to the creation of a professional environment where the rights, differences, and dignity of team members are respected so that each can reach his or her potential.

Skills : Professional Mediator, Team Building, Leadership Skills.

Description :

    1. Charged with the development and implementation of quality control measures to reduce client costs.
    2. Produce accurate and consistent legal opinions for complex real property and mineral interest issues.
    3. Provided legal analysis and advice to the client's title staff regarding questions of law, title issues, ethical issues, and the management of risk.
    4. Developed a virtual firm library of title reference materials including legal research memoranda, legislative updates, and other resources.
    5. Maintained constant and effective communication with the client to assess its ever-changing needs and to deliver work products in a timely and accurate manner.
    6. Managed six attorneys and eight legal assistants at a high volume bankruptcy law firm.
    7. Responsible for recruiting, hiring, managing and terminating employees and overall operation of all five of the firm's offices.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Managing Attorney I Resume

Summary : An accomplished legal professional with experience as a Managing Attorney leading all facets of business operations, including sales, marketing, and client services. In addition, experience managing HR and IT. A results-oriented, decisive leader with an aptitude for crafting strategic plans, guiding teams, and streamlining business processes.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Case Management, Team Player.

Description :

    1. Represent clients and corporations in several litigation matters from the opening of a case through settlement or trial and appeals.
    2. Prepared for and lead over 20 trials, both jury, and bench trials, also develop a defense that leads to settlement or mitigation of losses.
    3. Draft briefs, complaints, pretrial motions, memoranda and discovery requests and responses.
    4. Establish corporations and entities as well as draft corporation by-laws, operating agreements, corporate resolutions, residential and commercial agreements.
    5. Attended and successfully argued all types of motions at court hearings.
    6. Negotiated an early termination of franchise agreements including the waiver of non-compete clause and waiver of penalty fees.
    7. Represent property managers and provide bookkeeping training sessions for each property and escrow accounts; manage and resolve all tenant issues.
    8. Provided private tutoring on writing legal essays for master-degree students.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
JD


Executive Managing Attorney Resume

Headline : An NC/SC dual-licensed Managing Attorney with over 6 years of civil law experience, representing both creditors and consumers. Having extensive experience in the following practice areas: civil litigation, regulatory compliance (state and federal), creditors' rights, bankruptcy, and consumer protection law.

Skills : Translation of legal documents, Client Relationship, Team Building, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Responsible for opening and managing the satellite office, a multi-office law firm that specializes in debt collection and litigation services for creditors.
    2. Managed an inventory of over 7,000 accounts annually, the daily operations of the satellite office and generated over 1 million dollars in profit per annum.
    3. Represented major banks and credit card companies in debt collection claims, bankruptcy filings, and consumer law matters.
    4. Responsible for identifying, assessing, developing and implementing legal strategies to achieve client objectives.
    5. Provided regulatory compliance and advisory support to clients to ensure they adhered to federal and state consumer protection regulations.
    6. Drafted pleadings, motions, orders, judgments discovery, and memorandums.
    7. Legal research and drafting of contested litigation briefs.
    8. Developed and implemented new techniques for handling contested litigation files aimed at improving productivity.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
JD

Sr. Managing Attorney Resume

Summary : Business-oriented Managing Attorney specializing in risk management, regulatory compliance, defensive litigation, and operational implementation planning both for financial institution clients and law firms. Proven record of loss reduction, attorney management, and cognizable firm-wide quality improvement.

Skills : Program Evaluation, Auditing, Qualitative Analysis, Quality Assurance, Compliance, Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Legal Research, Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for representing the Firm in defensive litigation, attorney hiring and monitoring in cases where outside counsel is used.
    2. Decreased firm-wide operating losses by 67% over three months by requiring the implementation of internal controls and individual accountability prior to check approval.
    3. Serves as a primary contact for on-site and questionnaire audits from clients and providing documents, answering audit and examination questions if required.
    4. Provides internal and external advisement and training on the legal and operational implications of federal regulations, client directives, and requirements.
    5. Responsible for researching, drafting, and publishing legal and regulatory updates to clients and industry leaders nationally.
    6. Established Risk Assessment, Corporate Governance, and Change Management procedures firm-wide.
    7. Overhauled legal and operational Policies and Procedures for Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, REO closings, and Title to standardize versioning.
    8. Create the central repository, and ensure conformity with fair lending laws, state law, and client directives.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
LLB

Managing Attorney-Consultant Resume

Summary : Accomplished Managing Attorney with significant experience in all areas of immigration and nationality law. Proficient in client interaction. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels. Resourceful, optimistic, energetic and loyal. Ability to lead and motivate a wide range of people across all levels.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Case Management, Leadership Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the overall management of the business and family immigration cases from intake to the final disposition.
    2. Advise institutional clients regarding their legal responsibilities in connection with their employment of foreign professionals.
    3. Emphasis on family-based petitions as well as temporary working visas (ex.H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, E-2, EB-5, L-1, TN, and P) and various immigrant categories.
    4. Deportation/Removal, and various appeals and motions.
    5. Recruited, hired, developed and retained outstanding legal staff and support staff.
    6. Resolved issues that raise broad client, claim and corporate implications.
    7. Delivered periodic performance evaluations.
    8. Conducted frequent reviews of staff law office files.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Principal Managing Attorney Resume

Summary : An experienced Managing Attorney is now seeking to acquire a challenging position, where one can utilize educational background, professional experiences, strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills to gain further experience and enhance the company's productivity and reputation.

Skills : Trial Attorney, State Courts, Federal Civil, and Bankruptcy.

Description :

    1. Represented tenants who had issues regarding their federal subsidies being wrongfully terminated by filing administrative appeals.
    2. Supervised a staff attorney, a paralegal and our unit secretary, overseeing all the work done in our unit.
    3. Assisted all income-eligible applicants who contacted our office, which sometimes resulted in caseloads of 800 or more per year.
    4. Built a very positive reputation in the legal community, particularly among the judges and magistrates who appeared before.
    5. Managed the day-to-day operation by reviewing file progress checklists, organizing workflow meetings, and assigning tasks to staff members.
    6. Handled all gift and estate probate matters conducted client intake, reviewed and requested relevant documents.
    7. Resolved issues that raise broad client, claim and corporate implications.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Law

Lead Managing Attorney Resume

Headline : Detail-oriented Managing Attorney admitted to state bar and licensed broker. A good team player with the ability to work independently. Extensive experience in corporate compliance and immigration law. Solid knowledge and interest in regulatory compliance, real estate, contract review, banking, and intellectual property law.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Bilingual-Russian & Spanish.

Description :

    1. Served as bank attorney for purchases and mortgage refinances, ensuring compliance with federal and state laws, including RESPA, TILA, HOEPA, the UCC, and NYS Tax Law.
    2. Represented purchasers and sellers throughout the purchase or sale of real property and cooperatives.
    3. Oversaw firm accounts, including approving all checks and wire transfers dispersed on behalf of the firm.
    4. Managed the day-to-day operation by reviewing file progress checklists, organizing workflow meetings, and assigning tasks to staff members.
    5. Assure all transactions were handled in a professional and timely manner.
    6. Handled all gift and estate probate matters, reviewed and requested relevant documents, and prepared the petition to file with the Surrogates Court.
    7. Conducted legal research and draft memoranda on the applicable estate and tax laws.
    8. Represented clients at hearings before the Supreme and Criminal Courts, contesting lawsuits and clearing prior building violations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Law

Managing Attorney-Temp Resume

Summary : An accomplished legal professional with 9 years of experience as a Managing Attorney leading all facets of business operations, including sales, marketing, and client services. In addition, experience managing HR and IT.

Skills : Licenses, Admitted To Practice, MS Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Represent business, health care, and professional licensees before executive agencies in disciplinary proceedings.
    2. Prepare, file, and argue complaints, petitions, motions, and writs within Superior Courts regarding executive and legislative branch abuses and private party disputes.
    3. Advocate on behalf of businesses and individuals in arbitration and mediation proceedings.
    4. Serve as neutral, arbitrator or mediator to resolve disputes.
    5. Draft business formation documents, business plans, public records act requests and contracts on behalf of professional organizations.
    6. Advice and counsel businesses on matters regarding employment law and human resources best practices.
    7. Represented clients at hearings before the Supreme and Criminal Courts, contesting lawsuits and clearing prior building violations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Law

Sr. Managing Attorney Resume

Summary : Diversified legal, management, and academic background with demonstrated proficiency as a professor of legal subjects. Experience as a legal cost consultant and in numerous law office management positions. Available for teaching online courses in business law, paralegal instruction, and other law subjects.

Skills : Deposition Skills training - NITA, Excellent Communication, Leadership, CRM.

Description :

    1. Acted as consultant to insurance companies, corporations, government agencies, and individual clients.
    2. Conducted line-by-line reviews of legal bills totaling over $20,000,000 as well as on-site audits of law firms.
    3. Drafted more than seventy-five consultant's reports containing findings and recommendations.
    4. Acted as the liaison between clients and attorneys to negotiate the potential reduction of invoices.
    5. Developed and assisted with the implementation of litigation and legal expense management guidelines for clients.
    6. Managed the largest branch legal office of state-owned worker's compensation insurance carrier.
    7. Directly supervised in-house staff counsel and exercised oversight responsibility for contracted law firms defending thousands of active cases.
    8. Served as the principal assistant to the Chief Counsel in creating and implementing policies and procedures manual for all litigation counsel.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Managing Attorney III Resume

Objective : An experienced Managing Attorney, visionary leader, and change agent accomplished in restructuring organizations, commercial contracting strategies to reduce costs, improve performance, and increase profitability.

Skills : Office Management, MS Office Suite, Legal Research Management.

Description :

    1. Managed paralegals that reviewed due process complaints related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act for sufficiency.
    2. Answered due process complaints; screened cases; and referred cases for hearing or settlement.
    3. Identified, analyzed and advised the school districts on sophisticated legal problems.
    4. Reviewed answers to complaints about accuracy and to ensure all applicable legal defenses were listed.
    5. Analyzed all cases referred for settlement to determine if there was a legal basis to settle and approved those cases that warranted settlement.
    6. Ongoing training of field paralegals on various legal issues via monthly group and individual meetings, as well as the development of various protocols.
    7. Coordinate field paralegal processes to ensure productivity, with a particular focus on efficiency.
    8. Trained all newly hired field paralegal candidates.
    9. Counsel and provide technical assistance to school district employees on legal issues related to students with disabilities to help mitigate financial and legal risks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Law

Assistant Managing Attorney Resume

Objective : A revenue-generating Managing Attorney with demonstrated success in attracting, retaining and expanding client relationships, leveraging solid legal background with outstanding networking and client management skills. Highly effective in educating clients on complex legal matters. A collaborative leader is adept at influencing key decision-makers and building consensus with diverse stakeholders.

Skills : Auditing, Qualitative Analysis, Quality Assurance, Compliance, Risk Management.

Description :

    1. Built a sizeable book of business by focusing heavily on marketing and business development.
    2. Cultivate personal relationships through strategic networking, hosted events, and social media to develop clients.
    3. Conduct purchase, refinance, REO, cash, an equity line of credit, and second mortgage closings for all firms.
    4. Manage the staff and operations of the firm's closing office.
    5. Monitor client files through the pre-closing process and assists as needed.
    6. Review title work, title commitment, lender documents, and firm prepared documents to ensure accuracy and efficiency during the actual closing.
    7. Perform closings with extensive knowledge of the lender and other legal documents with a sense of humor and approachability.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
JD

Managing Attorney-Part Time Resume

Headline : Determined leader of character who places a premium on innovation, collaboration, and team cohesion. Dedicated to the creation of a professional environment where the rights, differences, and dignity of team members are respected so that each can reach his or her potential.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Program Evaluation, Auditing, Qualitative Analysis, Quality Assurance.

Description :

    1. Managed, motivated and mentored attorneys and staff members as relating to the day-to-day functions within the firm.
    2. Served as a liaison between attorneys, staff, internal departments, senior management, and clients to develop strategies to resolve cases.
    3. Ensured attorney/staff compliance with client-specific requirements, firm requirements, and applicable state and federal laws.
    4. Provided legal guidance on and resolution for uncontested and contested related issues and decisions/changes within the firm.
    5. Ensured clients were updated (using multiple servicing/client systems and platforms) on the status of cases.
    6. Created, updated and maintained department policies and procedures.
    7. Developed, prepared, reviewed, analyzed and presented quality control and production-related reports to identify trends/risks/areas for improvement/automation.
    8. Provided workflow direction to attorneys/staff to improve efficiency.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Law

Managing Attorney-Civil Resume

Headline : Experienced civil litigation and business law Managing Attorney seeking opportunities in a legal related field. Proficient at instituting rigorous operational controls and legal standards.

Skills : Program Evaluation, Auditing, Qualitative Analysis, Quality Assurance, Compliance, Risk Management.

Description :

    1. Composed due diligence reports of businesses for investor solicitation and for investment collateral reports.
    2. Conducted investigative research using public records databases, including asset searches, to discover information for clients.
    3. Performed background investigations into future clients for potential conflicts for representation.
    4. Investigated adversaries for direct and circumstantial evidence to be used in litigation.
    5. Experience with FINRA Rules and FINRA arbitration.
    6. Worked with clients in defending professional licenses against the State in the insurance and finance industries.
    7. Advised clients on contract negotiation, drafting, and risk avoidance.
    8. Advised clients forming businesses on legal risks associated with the business industry and other business formation issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
LLB

Managing Attorney Resume

Summary : Managing Attorney with 10 years of experience focused in the area of immigration law. Licensed to practice law in the states. Self-motivated, dependable and able to handle significant responsibility immediately. The background comprises law firm management, including supervision of staff, extensive experience writing motions, bond hearings, legal memoranda, representation of clients before the Board of Immigration Appeals, and stipulate extremely complicated cases with counsels.

Skills : Bilingual (English and Spanish), Office Management, Excellent Leadership & Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Represented victims of domestic violence in civil protection order, custody and divorce actions.
    2. Coordinated community response to domestic violence by working with, law enforcement, domestic violence centers/shelters, emergency services, and universities.
    3. Assisted in establishing local CCR taskforces, and ensuring VAWA compliance for local office.
    4. General civil litigation practice involving matters including family law, consumer protection, landlord/tenant disputes.
    5. Representation of clients in administrative proceedings.
    6. Provided pieces of training to the community and domestic violence responders and advocates.
    7. Advised community partners and local municipalities on state and federal discrimination and fair housing laws.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Law