Summer Legal Intern Resume Samples

A Summer Legal Intern performs a variety of administrative and legal research duties and assists attorneys at the law firm. Essential roles and responsibilities are described on the Summer Legal Intern Resume as – researching cases, assisting attorneys and paralegals in preparing court documents, interviewing witnesses in civil and criminal cases, and completing other responsibilities as needed. Other accountabilities are listed on the Summer Legal Intern Resume as – doing research, handling paperwork, taking part in client interviews, learning about daily affairs in the legal field, and helping attorneys with projects.

The ideal candidate should demonstrate legal knowledge, a willingness to learn, research skills, computer competencies, organization skills, and the ability to follow instructions. Eligible resumes for this role make the display a legal degree, and most of the Summer Legal Interns are not graduated completely.

Summer Legal Intern Resume example

Summer Legal Intern Resume

Objective : Dually-licensed Summer Legal Intern with over four years of experience in reviewing, negotiating, and drafting legal documents seeking to leverage extensive legal and academic background into an associate attorney position.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Writing, Legal Drafting, Litigation Assistance, Settlement Negotiation, Client Counseling.

Description :

    1. Selected to participate in the 23rd Annual Atlanta Bar Association Summer Law Internship Program.
    2. Required to submit an application, two letters of recommendation, my transcript and sit for an interview before being selected.
    3. Placed for six weeks with Atlanta Legal Aid Society (Decatur) where I worked with the attorneys and staff on projects such as organizing documents, closing files, filing, running errands, researching information for cases, making phone calls, writing letters, taking notes during interviews, writing letters and emails, and scanning files.
    4. Attended court and hearings.
    5. Maintained ongoing communication with attorneys and clients from discovery phase to trial phase, facilitating and expediting the litigation process.
    6. Drafted memoranda concerning my research.
    7. Assisted attorney in drafting a verified bill of particulars in accordance with New York Civil Procedure, regulations, local rules, and common law.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    High School Diploma


                    Summer Legal Intern Resume

                    Objective : A Summer Legal Intern with a strong interest in public service/ public interest. I have worked and researched in the areas of international human rights, sex trafficking, family law, domestic violence, and disability law. I have also worked as a law clerk with the public defender's office. I hope to use my legal education to strengthen the community and help those in need of legal aid.

                    Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Law Logix.

                    Description :

                      1. Drafted Motions for court proceedings Assist in filing I-765 forms, I-485 forms, U-Nonimmigrant Visa packets, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival packets.
                      2. Conducted client intake interviews and prepare new client files.
                      3. Interviewed current clients at Border Patrol detention center.
                      4. Prepared, copied, and mailed completed files to United States Center of Immigration Services.
                      5. Conducted research on various forms of relief for clients, and create memos based on those findings.
                      6. Created a draft brief for a Withholding of Removal case.
                      7. Organized and update files of clients dating back.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    MBA


                    Summer Legal Intern Resume

                    Objective : Highly qualified Summer Legal Intern 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 : Legal Research, Written Communication, Windows, Networking, Powerpoint, Customer Service.

                    Description :

                      1. Prepared briefs for attorneys prepping for the appellate court.
                      2. Prepared court documents; i.e. subpoenas, court orders, pleadings, and motions.
                      3. Prepared settlements for mediation.
                      4. Prepared files for trial.
                      5. Collected information to prepare status summaries for cases.
                      6. Observed trials in Anderson County Family Court.
                      7. Conducted legal research regarding probable cause, strict construction of exceptions clauses in insurance policies, and home inspection results as warranties.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    Juris Doctor In Law

                    Summer Legal Intern Resume

                    Headline : Summer Legal Intern is responsible for Analyzing medical-legal issues for clients on information privacy laws for minors with HIV, health care access for limited-English-speaking residents, Presenting memorandum analyzing Los Angeles' authority to enact an ordinance that will require county departments to translate vital documents for its, Conducting client interviews and research for cancer patients on elder abuse, estate planning, insurance appeals, and employment.

                    Skills : Fluency In Spoken Cantonese; Conversational Mandarin; Basic Knowledge Of Spanish.

                    Description :

                      1. Performed legal research on immigration and family law issues for low-income and/or uninsured patients of federally qualified health clinics as part of the Medical-Legal Partnership Project.
                      2. Conducted extensive research in unique areas of immigration law, including immigration relief for SAWs (Special Agricultural Workers) and crewman visas.
                      3. Became familiarized with the legal principles, statutory and case law, court rules, and procedures of both family law and immigration law.
                      4. Worked independently under the supervision of attorneys, as well as in a team environment as part of the Medical-Legal Partnership Project.
                      5. Effectively prioritized workload assigned by staff attorneys and paralegal.
                      6. Interacted with clients from various backgrounds through the help of office staff and translation services.
                      7. Responsible for calling clients to give updates on case status and conduct intakes.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    GED

                    Summer Legal Intern Resume

                    Headline : As a Summer Legal Intern, responsible for Participating in new financial projects and initiatives, Conducting market or competitive research on matters of interest to Dotdash Meredith, Providing additional support to regular close, forecasting, and budgeting activities.

                    Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Recruiting, Sales, Legal Research, Marketing Research, Customer Service, Customer Service, Spss, Administrative.

                    Description :

                      1. Worked for a national labor union representing federal government employees.
                      2. Developed creative argumentative skills while drafting appeal briefs in adverse action cases.
                      3. Interpreted and applied contract language and Management Directives to employees' specific cases and situations.
                      4. Researched federal labor issues and wrote in-office memorandums regarding those topics.
                      5. Maintained constant contact with clients from case intake until close.
                      6. Drafted letters and emails for Attorneys.
                      7. Reviewed and drafted many different types of documents including coal sale contracts, barge charters, railcar leases, construction agreements, partial releases, property leases, easements, interoffice memos, and numerous other documents.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    High School Diploma

                    Summer Legal Intern Resume

                    Objective : Summer Legal Intern is Saving the Children, a global humanitarian and development organization is seeking a Summer Legal Fellow to work in the Office of the General Counsel (position will be remote), providing an excellent opportunity for law students to get exposure to legal issues related to international development and humanitarian assistance, to the nonprofit sector, and to the work of an in-house legal department, while contributing to Save the Children's programs in the United States and around the world.

                    Skills : Research, Written Communication.

                    Description :

                      1. Developed strategies and proposals for proposed changes of DCRB's rules/regulations on Procurement of Goods & Services.
                      2. Performed comparative legal analyses and used findings to propose solutions to reconcile the conflict of law between federal and local regulations.
                      3. Supported General Counsel prior to and during investment-related negotiations.
                      4. Researched, identified, and presented legal issues to supervising attorney concerning investment activities of D.C.
                      5. Responsible for researching legal and policy documents and presenting a summary of findings to the Board through General Counsel.
                      6. Drafted written response to policy and legal inquiries from the Board.
                      7. Coordinated with the heads of other departments to complete projects.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    0-2 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Entry Level
                    Education
                    Education
                    Diploma

                    Summer Legal Intern Resume

                    Objective : As a Summer Legal Intern, responsible for Researching Federal regulations for tax-exempt organizations, Researching on requirements for federal government grant recipients and contractors, Contracting review and drafting, and also Researching Intellectual property issues; electoral and lobbying laws; data protection laws; and labor/employment law.

                    Skills : Public Speaking, Writing, Legal Research, Legal Writing.

                    Description :

                      1. Conducted legal review of news briefs identifying issues such as rights and clearance, fair use, false light and defamation.
                      2. Reviewed and summarized extensive Social Media Use Guidelines and created a reference guide for BET employees to ensure S&P compliance and timeliness.
                      3. Reviewed major entertainment websites and BET viewer feedback for S&P specific content and studied viewership trends.
                      4. Reviewed incoming music videos for compliance with BET policies.
                      5. Collected data on suggested music video edits in violation of policy.
                      6. Created and managed the master blueprint of all scheduled performances, including lyrics, background music, and performance dates to ensure successful live performance and programming of BET's largest production to date, the BET Experience.
                      7. Operated tape delay machine for live programming.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    MS

                    Summer Legal Intern Resume

                    Headline : Summer Legal Intern is responsible for Providing support for Sesames domestic and international social impact programming including reviewing and monitoring grant agreements, Providing support in responding to internal and external clearance requests for materials including scripts and clips, and tracking company IP.

                    Skills : Microsoft Office, PCLaw, Stata, Communication, Scheduling, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Time Management, Fluent in English and German.

                    Description :

                      1. Provided legal support to immigration judges sitting in the Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals.
                      2. Drafted reasoned judicial opinions and memoranda with minimal oversight.
                      3. Conferred with judges regarding legal questions and made appropriate recommendations when necessary.
                      4. Conducted complex research on immigration, criminal, family, administrative, and international law issues.
                      5. Recruited, hired, trained, and supervised law student interns.
                      6. Reviewed documents for corporate class-action suits.
                      7. Conducted legal research and facts investigation for the attorney's case litigation.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    G.E.D

                    Summer Legal Intern Resume

                    Headline : As a Summer Legal Intern, responsible for Leading weekly staff meetings to discuss projects and initiatives, managing all aspects of the office’s finances including budgeting, grant writing, contracts, and accounting, and also  Managing the day-to-day operations of the office including building maintenance, security, reception desk, mail delivery/picking up, etc.

                    Skills : Managing Skills, Ordering Skills.

                    Description :

                      1. Provided administrative support related to the firms legal matters.
                      2. Handled incoming phone calls, emails, and faxes for the attorneys and staff.
                      3. Coordinated with other departments on a daily basis.
                      4. Maintained a clean, orderly office environment.
                      5. Answered phone calls from clients and other members of the public in an efficient manner.
                      6. Researched and drafted legal documents.
                      7. Participated in editing meetings with attorneys.
                                                        Years of Experience
                                                        Experience
                                                        5-7 Years
                                                        Experience Level
                                                        Level
                                                        Executive
                                                        Education
                                                        Education
                                                        GED

                                                        Summer Legal Intern Resume

                                                        Headline : Summer Legal Intern with 4 years of experience in Participating in new financial projects and initiatives, Conducting market or competitive research on matters of interest to Dotdash Meredith, Providing additional support to regular close, forecasting, and budgeting activities.

                                                        Skills : Legal Management, Budget Management.

                                                        Description :

                                                          1. Drafted correspondence to clients and other third parties.
                                                          2. Researched, drafted, and edited agreements.
                                                          3. Drafted procedures and policies.
                                                          4. Prepared written communications for attorneys to review, edit, and sign.
                                                          5. Organized and scheduled meetings for members of the community.
                                                          6. Coordinated with the Executive Director and other volunteers.
                                                          7. Collected financial statements from members of the community.
                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                    5-7 Years
                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                    Level
                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                    Education
                                                                                    Education
                                                                                    High School Diploma