Summer Law Clerk Resume Samples

The Summer Law Clerk will assist the lawyers and judges on their major duties by interpreting laws, verdicts, and guidelines for specific cases. The roles and responsibilities are based on legal studying and scrutiny to prepare communication and briefing with available precise information on specific cases to provide aid before and during a court ensuing by preparing for the case and studying the allied legal documents. The mandatory educational qualifications are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Law. A Summer Law Clerk has to ensure the case papers ordered are readily available.

Maintenance of law libraries, writings, and documentation and performing the basic courtroom duties such as coordinating and scheduling appointments have also come under the purview of the clerk. Other skills that need to mention on a Summer Law Clerk Resume are critical thinking, excellent understanding of the law, the ability to work under pressure, and meet deadlines.

Summer Law Clerk Resume example

Summer Law Clerk Resume

Objective : Hard working Summer Law Clerk professional with a diverse set of skills in both the legal and financial fields including estate planning, financial analysis, relationship management, and prospecting. The ability to work in many areas of both fields allows me to bring value to an organization in a variety of roles.

Skills : Assisting Skills, Law Enforcement, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted public defender with investigating cases involving driving under the influence, domestic violence, murder, aggravated assault, drug crimes, and other criminal matters relating to indigent people.
    2. Conducted intake interviews at a local correctional facility and at court.
    3. Drafted legal memoranda, pleadings, motions, complaints, answers, and client correspondence.
    4. Filed documents with the appropriate courts.
    5. Prepared plea agreements.
    6. Attended court sessions at City Court, Justice Court, Chancery Court, and Youth Court.
    7. Met with attorneys to obtain or exchange factual information concerning cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Summer Law Clerk Resume

Headline : Motivated and highly productive Summer Law Clerk professional with a law research background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Documentation, Legal Research, Power Point, Photoshop, Research, Technical Writing, Word.

Description :

    1. Drafted legal memoranda and conducted research on issues and motions before the court.
    2. Conducted legal analysis and research for Judge and Senior Law Clerk.
    3. Researched using LEXIS, Westlaw, and law library.
    4. Observed courtroom proceedings, including complete trials, sentencings, and suppression hearings.
    5. Attended presentations by the FBI and Attorney General and toured Federal Prisons.
    6. Conducted infringement analysis in preparation of IP transactions in an array of technologies including wireless streaming of digital media, two-way.
    7. Researched and drafted legal memoranda on the applicability to the FDIC of various federal acts, executive orders, judicial decisions, and state.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Law Society


Summer Law Clerk Resume

Objective : Seeking a Summer Law Clerk position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Marketing/Advertising, Negotiating, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Researched legal issues in family law, personal injury, bankruptcy, real estate, and estate planning.
    2. Drafted motions and pleadings for multiple practice areas.
    3. Prepared a legal memorandum on a hearsay evidence issue for a client file.
    4. Contacted clients to update them on their case and obtained further documentation as needed for their case.
    5. Analyzed asset protection strategies to assist in client wealth preservation.
    6. Observed client depositions then further reviewed depositions to utilize in drafting motions.
    7. Assessed the various mediation strategies the attorney utilized for benefit of client during mediation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Summer Law Clerk Resume

Objective : Hardworking, organized, Summer Law Clerk professional with a proven background delivering sensible summer law technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : MS Office, Communication Skills, Documentation Skills.

Description :

    1. Conferred with trial counsel daily before, during, and after trial regarding the preparation of cross-examinations, motion for judgment of acquittal, preserving the record for appeal, jury instructions, and closing argument.
    2. Attended entire trial, worked 7 days per week for the two weeks prior to, and three weeks during, trial.
    3. Drafted memoranda regarding research findings, the status of pending cases, and other significant matters.
    4. Participated in status case conferences with attorneys.
    5. Drafted motions in criminal and civil cases, debriefed clients, attended court proceedings, prepared and organized files for oral argument in a federal criminal case.
    6. Assisted attorney in negotiating settlements of two civil cases.
    7. Conducted legal research in landlord/tenant, public housing, foreclosure, and domestic violence cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Summer Law Clerk Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Summer Law Clerk professional skills and knowledge to be an effective summer law and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Legal Research, MS Office, Assisting Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted legal research through LexisNexis and Westlaw on various family law and criminal law matters.
    2. Drafted bench memoranda summarizing case facts while identifying and analyzing pertinent legal issues.
    3. Drafted various court orders, often under high-stress and timed conditions.
    4. Planned and organized an all-day CLE child safety training program for local practitioners addressing the issue of domestic violence framed in local, state, interstate, and international contexts.
    5. Successfully collaborated with a committee of local attorneys to create a curriculum, recruit and communicate with speakers, and assist the preparation of useful training documents for approximately 120 local practitioners.
    6. Assisted with administrative tasks, such as copying and faxing documents and filing case files.
    7. Revised sections of the Virginia District Court Judges' Benchbook focusing on (1) forms of contempt and (2) non-delinquency juvenile proceedings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Summer Law Clerk Resume

Objective : I have leadership and team building experience through volunteerism and professional involvement. Ability to objectively evaluate problems and provide synthesized, efficient solutions; analyze State and Federal laws and apply them to relevant operations; work collaboratively with a team, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and a sharp eye for detail.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Writing, Customer Service, Office Management, Translation.

Description :

    1. Researched and drafted legal memorandums regarding whistleblower law and illegal doping in professional cycling.
    2. Reviewed documents produced in discovery and draft discovery motions.
    3. Located and organized key documents as exhibits for deposition, review prior testimony of deponents, and participate in telephonic depositions.
    4. Sorted and analyzed documents received during the discovery process.
    5. Interviewed potential witnesses in preparation for trial.
    6. Worked directly with clients drafting discovery requests and responses, and composing deposition questions.
    7. Prepared additional legal correspondence, such as composing addenda to existing sales agreements, vendor termination letters, and cease-and-desist letters.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Summer Law Clerk Resume

Objective : As a Summer Law Clerk, responsible for Defending of Wildlifes staff is comprised of a variety of wildlife experts, including a legal team with a successful record at the forefront of wildlife law and legal advocacy.

Skills : MS Office, Legal, Drafting Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted the managing attorney, providing outside general counsel services to corporations, and providing counsel to individuals seeking to incorporate their businesses.
    2. Specifically reviewed operating agreements and providing legal memoranda on questions of law concerning commercial real estate disputes and corporate governance issues.
    3. Drafted legal research related to residential and commercial real estate and corporate legal issues.
    4. Drafted legal memoranda on questions of law pertaining to residential/commercial real estate, corporate law, and corporate legal matters.
    5. Assisted in contract drafting.
    6. Responsible for writing articles for the firm newsletter.
    7. Responsible for general document review.
    8. Attended deposition hearings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Summer Law Clerk Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Summer Law Clerk with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Litigation, Legal Research and Analysis, Writing and Editing, Pleadings and Motions, Depositions, Trial Preparation, Legal Advisor, Conversational Mandarin.

Description :

    1. Analyzed client's claim letters in preparation for conference calls with the client.
    2. Conducted research for CLE presentation on defending False Claims Act matters.
    3. Performed document review to identify relevant emails concerning contractual disputes.
    4. Assisted with preparations for an arbitration hearing.
    5. Co-authored an article on revised Disadvantaged Business Enterprise regulations; article focuses on regulations that directly impact prime contractors bidding on the U.S.
    6. Worked in both the City Attorney's Office and in the Department of Housing and Code Enforcement.
    7. Spearheaded automation efforts within the FRBNY Legal Department.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Summer Law Clerk Resume

Objective : Litigator with five-and-a-half years of experience conducting complex litigation and internal investigations for clients ranging from privately-held companies to Fortune 500 companies on issues such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the False Claims Act, employment contracts, bankruptcy examination, and officers' and directors' liability.

Skills : Legal Research, Written Communication, Windows, Networking, Powerpoint, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Aided with legal research and writing for Assistant United States Attorneys.
    2. Drafted legal memoranda on topics such as healthcare fraud, immigration, and narcotics.
    3. Successfully argued a motion for detention in front of Magistrate Judge Hugh B.
    4. Provided legal counsel on both a primary and supervisory level in all areas of law relating to the supervision of banks and bank holding companies and the regulation of foreign banking activities in the United States.
    5. Acted as in-house counsel to the independent federal agency regarding contract work, employment benefits issues, tax issues, and corporate governance.
    6. Conducted research for an impending demolition project for Code Enforcement.
    7. Conducted research for several cases within the City Attorney's Office.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Summer Law Clerk Resume

Objective : Accomplished attorney with a strong background in real estate, land use, and zoning, including purchase, development (residential and commercial), leasing, construction litigation, and landlord tenant matters. Proven ability to negotiate complex transactions. Offer outstanding team building, diversity training, and problem solving skills.

Skills : Litigation, Legal Drafting, Public Speaking, Research And Writing.

Description :

    1. Provided legal assistance to the community group for physical planning and organizational stability.
    2. Researched and make recommendations for re-zoning of industrial-designated districts and brownfields.
    3. Developed land acquisition proposals for industrially-zoned properties.
    4. Reported zoning and health violations on behalf of the neighborhood association.
    5. Provided corporate counsel for guidance in the organization's bylaws and articles of incorporation.
    6. Facilitated workgroup to create a comprehensive physical plan for the neighborhood.
    7. Drafted briefs and motions for litigation before federal, state, and District courts (lower and appellate levels), federal agency courts, EEOC, and the Merit Systems Protection Board.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma