Solo Practitioner Resume Samples

A Solo Practitioner is a legal expert who handles everything of the business on own. The major duties listed on the Solo Practitioner Resume include the following – handling the practice of law, handling and discharging all the duties pertaining to that of an office manager, marketing director, customer service manager, and financial directors; seeking new clients, handling old clients, drafting pleadings; advising clients of their rights, preparing and presenting cases to Grand Jury; conducting legal research, drafting all necessary motions; interviewing and preparing witnesses; and explaining the legal processes to the client.

Even though the job description varies as per each and every case and client, the required skills are universally common and include the following – legal knowledge, computer competences, financial aptitude knowledge of civil and criminal law; familiarity with civil and criminal procedures; and exemplary public speaking skills. Successful resumes make a display of a law degree and experience in relevant fields.

 

Solo Practitioner Resume example

Solo Practitioner I Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, detail-oriented and Solo Practitioner I, with exceptional client management skills. Sales/commission driven mind set developed from running own practice. Strong knowledge of and commitment to ethics and risk management. Proactive problem-solving skills and proven ability to efficiently manage multiple projects in a precipitous environment.

Skills : Computer Based Technology, Mac Products, Microsoft Word And Excel, Practice Management Software.

Description :

    1. Litigate from inception to resolution claims for spousal support, child custody, child support, equitable distribution, divorce from bed and board, alienation of affection, termination of parental rights, breach of contract and any other claims related to or arising from said claims.
    2. Draft all pleadings and documents necessary to the completion of the litigation.
    3. Participate in all discovery conferences and financial mediations.
    4. Prepare separation and property settlement agreements, lease agreements, deeds, powers of attorney, titles and any other documents required to effectuate legal transactions.
    5. Perform as a conflicts contract attorney for the Department of Social Services Agency as follows: Represent the Agency on establishment and enforcement of child support in Civil District Court.
    6. Represent the Agency on petitions alleging juveniles to be abused, neglected and/or dependent and petitions for termination of parental rights in District Court.
    7. Represent the Agency on appeals to the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Attorney - Solo Practitioner Resume

Headline : To pursue a career in the field of Law and its various forms of application, which demands responsibility, sincerity, and application of legal acumen. It shall be an endeavor to contribute positively to the development of the organization and at the same time work to the best of the ability nurturing the potential so that new horizons open up, which would help to continue the learning process and update the knowledge.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Fluent in Spanish and French. Working knowledge of Portuguese and Italian.

Description :

    1. Handled and managed litigation files from inception through trial, prepared motions, memorandums of law, pleading, and other written documents.
    2. Drafted and negotiated various agreements on behalf of clients.
    3. Researched legal issues in a wide variety of areas, including litigation, personal injury, real estate, corporate, family issues.
    4. Conducted intake interviews with clients and provided legal counsel to them.
    5. Provided legal assistance to marginalized clients including women and children in the area of civil rights, including the right to divorce and child custody.
    6. Consulted with clients to further develop cases.
    7. Litigating felony, criminal and traffic cases in the circuit court.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Solo Practitioner II Resume

Summary : Solo Practitioner II, in quest of career enrichment in challenging legal consultant roles with a growth-oriented organization of high repute, where one can apply the knowledge and skills acquired through the law degree towards the company's legal compliance and growth.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Document Review, Practice Management Software.

Description :

    1. Draft prenuptial agreements according to clients' individual needs.
    2. Represent parties in dissolution of divorce actions, drafting and arguing all motions, preparing and reviewing discovery and conducting depositions.
    3. Represents clients in post-judgment actions mostly regarding support and visitation.
    4. Meet clients and discuss estate planning. Draft trusts, legal documents, and petitions to the probate court.
    5. Represent people with mental disabilities and serve as an attorney, conservator, and administrator of an estate or as a guardian ad litem, as the case may be, in various petitions and applications to the court.
    6. Represent clients in personal injury actions involving automobiles and also claims against professionals involving malpractice.
    7. Obtain briefs and other materials from the Supreme Court and lower courts, government officials, and practitioners for internal review and/or public posting.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Solo Practitioner - Full Time Resume

Summary : Established Solo Practitioner with 10+ years of experience in the Government and Private Sector practicing as a Prosecutor, Solo Practitioner and Firm Associate. Expertise in Governance and Policy serving as a Board Director and Business Law College Instructor. To pursue a career in the field of Law and its various forms of application, which demands responsibility, sincerity, and application of legal acumen.

Skills : Software and hardware--all kinds, Legal Research, Legal Writing, Legal document preparation, International law.

Description :

    1. Represented clients in the areas of Non- Profit Law, Real Estate and Contract Law.
    2. Developed organizational policies, rules and regulations for multiple new non - profit entities.
    3. Ensured compliance with Federal Law concerning donations, inurement, and IRS filings.
    4. Worked as a litigation discovery analyst for cases involving Fortune 500 companies including Department of Justice inquiries in the areas of FCPA, Anti-trust, IP and contract disputes.
    5. Successfully closed numerous commercial and residential properties and negotiated contracts between business owners, partners, and vendors.
    6. Provided Corporate Governance and Regulation counsel for organizational annual review and assessment for non- profit organizations.
    7. Conducted policy and procedure analysis for compliance with IRS 501c3 rules.
    8. Analyzed content and made determination of relevance and privilege.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Junior Solo Practitioner Resume

Objective : Highly motivated and experienced Junior Solo Practitioner with legal skills seeking career opportunity where one can utilize the four-plus years of marketing experience to contribute management/leadership and interpersonal skills to the benefit of the organization. Proven ability to represent the clients in complex& challenging environments.

Skills : Computer-Based Technology, Mac Products, Microsoft Word And Excel, Practice Management Software.

Description :

    1. Developed solo bankruptcy and tax controversy practice. Represented debtors and creditors in bankruptcy court.
    2. Determined eligibility to file bankruptcy. Provided legal advice as to how to negotiate with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or dispute the tax liability claimed by the agency.
    3. Represented taxpayers before the IRS Appeals Office. Conducted meetings with IRS agents and attorneys.
    4. Building a client base to include a diversified legal practice including criminal, civil and bankruptcy law. 
    5. Review and draft motions, pleadings, and correspondence. Participate in negotiations and make court appearances. 
    6. Assist Attorneys with hearing coverage on a contract basis. Analyze documents in order to determine relevance, responsiveness, and privilege related to discovery, on a contract basis.
    7. General practice with an emphasis on criminal, family and foreclosure law.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Laws

Lead Solo Practitioner Resume

Summary : Energetic, organized, and independent Lead Solo Practitioner with insurance and litigation background. Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills with experience at all levels of the litigation process from opening and commencement of new files, through the resolution of the matter. Highly experienced in pre-trial activities, including the filing of motions and pleadings, discovery, and pre-trial preparation.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Fluent in Spanish and French. Working knowledge of Portuguese and Italian.

Description :

    1. Draft wills that include simple provisions and complex provisions that created QTIPs, marital deductions for estate tax purposes, and testamentary supplemental need trust for disabled beneficiaries.
    2. Establish trusts such as revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, trust that include income only provisions, supplemental needs trusts, and Medicaid trusts.
    3. Counsel clients on issues involving estate tax and gift tax.
    4. Advise clients about fiduciary duties in the role of guardian, trustee, and agent.
    5. Formulate advance directives (health care proxy and living wills).
    6. Compose statutory power of attorney docs that are modified to allow for financial and estate planning for the client.
    7. Prepare motions, a notice of appearance, affidavit of heirship, family tree affidavit, bond waiver affidavits, administration, probate, and accounting petitions in Surrogate's Court.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Solo Practitioner/Paralegal Resume

Objective : Highly motivated, detail-oriented and Solo Practitioner/Paralegal. Exceptional client management skills. Sales/commission driven mind set developed from running own practice. Strong knowledge of and commitment to ethics and risk management. Proactive problem-solving skills and proven ability to efficiently manage multiple projects in a precipitous environment. Recognized by peers and superiors for exceptional people skills, outstanding leadership qualities.

Skills : Litigation, Research, Family Law, Criminal Defense

Description :

    1. Representation of clients in family law, criminal law, personal injury, wrongful termination, and consumer debt defense matters.
    2. Experienced in client mediation and settlement negotiations, successfully settled several cases.
    3. Experience with trial (long cause) hearing preparation, child support, spousal support, arrears, high conflict custody cases (abuse allegations), successful defense of contempt charges.
    4. Successfully defended a client against a false civil restraining order involving allegations of rape.
    5. Researched and analyzed various legal issues dealing with corporate law, general litigation, bankruptcy, and workers' compensation issues.
    6. Drafted legal memorandums, correspondence various pleadings and petitions.
    7. Attend depositions, court hearings, and mediations as required
    8. Provide appeals and trial support
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate

Solo Practitioner - Intern Resume

Objective : A result-oriented Solo Practitioner with experience in the Legal Department. Proficient to control & manage with strong analytical, team building, problem-solving. A strategic planner to execute documents favoring the establishment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Computer-Based Technology, Mac Products

Description :

    1. Handled and managed litigation files from inception through trial, prepared motions, memorandums of law, pleading, and other written documents.
    2. Drafted and negotiated various agreements on behalf of clients.
    3. Researched legal issues in a wide variety of areas, including litigation, personal injury, real estate, corporate, family issues.
    4. Conducted intake interviews with clients and provided legal counsel to them.
    5. Provided legal assistance to marginalized clients including women and children in the area of civil rights, including the right to divorce and child custody.
    6. Consulted with clients to further develop cases.
    7. Draft corporate agreements and file complaints with the State Bar Association on behalf of small business and individual clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Solo Practitioner - Part Time Resume

Summary : Provided legal representation at all necessary court dates and administrative hearings. To secure a position in a well-established organization with a stable environment that will lead to a lasting relationship in the field. Expertise in adhering towards compliance depending upon business requirements; managing matters pertaining to contracts, recoveries, writs, civil, criminal, arbitration, conciliation, legal metrology, consumer, trademark laws

Skills : Writing, Research, Organization, Management, Networking, Marketing, Client Interviewing, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Advised and provided legal services for a $30,000 stock purchase by ensuring the offering adhered to federal and state exemptions.
    2. Drafted the requisite offering, disclosure and purchase documents.
    3. Executed the necessary corporate formalities to consummate the stock purchases.
    4. Prepared and filed the requisite federal and state notice filings.
    5. Support local businesses with business entity formation, including basic corporation and LLC formation, voting and management advice, and by-law amendment.
    6. Advice on tax implications, business entity characteristics, and board and stockholder meetings.
    7. Draft corporate agreements and file complaints with the State Bar Association on behalf of small business and individual clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Solo Practitioner/Legal Practitioner Resume

Objective : Solo Practitioner/Legal Practitioner with courtroom experience in both the civil and criminal arenas. Having a broad scope of legal expertise, the ability to adapt and excel in dynamic and stressful situations and the ability to manage clients throughout the process ensures that cases are expeditiously and effectively resolved.

Skills : Negotiation, Case Management, Building/Maintaining Working Relationships, Critical Thinking, Legal Research, Administrative Skills.

Description :

    1. Filed legal documents such as complaints, answers, discovery requests and responses, stipulations, and various motions and orders.
    2. Conducted research on case law and debt collection issues and related matters.
    3. Appeared as counsel of record for pre-trial conferences and hearings.
    4. Appeared as counsel of record for a bench trial on a debt collection issue.
    5. Conducted client intake for personal injury cases.
    6. Drafted various documents related to personal injury cases such as letters of representation and letters of protection, requests for medical and billing records, pre-litigation demand letters, and requests for reduction of medical services.
    7. Negotiated settlement agreements for personal injury cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Solo Practitioner Resume

Headline : Solo Practitioner with 5 years of legal experience in the areas of criminal defense, bankruptcy, and real estate. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and courtroom exposure. Possesses the ability to think quickly and decisively and successfully apply legal precedent to new situations. Demonstrated leadership abilities and effective decision-making.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Recommind, CLEAR, CaseMap, Relativity, Concordance, IBM I2 Analyst's Notebook.

Description :

    1. Drafted pleadings, motions, briefs, and memoranda, discovery demands, and responses.
    2. Argued motions, attended court conferences, and made appearances in District Superior Court.
    3. Managed due diligence of prospective portfolio companies.
    4. Interacted and negotiated with external counsel and accounting professionals.
    5. Educated international business clients and provided legal consulting for entry into Africa and other emerging markets.
    6. Negotiated joint ventures, teaming agreements, and other strategic alliances for the initial formation of the charter airlines.
    7. Drafted and reviewed airline consolidator agreements and charter airline agreements for the initial formation of the charter airlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor