Trial Attorney Resume Samples

A Trial Attorney represents clients in court and convinces the juries to make a favorable decision for their client. The best Trial Attorney Resume highlight duties like – communicating with clients to determine their legal needs, developing strategies to resolve cases, explaining the available legal options to clients, developing arguments, preparing legal documents such as dispositions, pleading and contracts; finding ethical solutions for legal matters, and representing claimants in civil and criminal legal proceedings.

Those interested in providing legal assistants should demonstrate the following skills – the ability to abide by local, state and federal law; strong public speaking skills, strong memory power, and staying updated with current legislations mainly with legal specialties. The education process to reach this position is lengthy and includes the following – possessing a law school degree, passing the bar examination, gathering practical skills by taking internships and training sessions.

 

Trial Attorney Resume example

Trial Attorney Resume

Summary : Experienced Trial Attorney who has practiced on both sides of the bar in both has tried cases from first and third-party insurance defense to construction liability and defect cases as well as significant medical and professional malpractice matters.

Skills : Customer Service, MS Office, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Review recommendations of reasonable cause decisions submitted by enforcement staff to determine whether investigations have developed sufficient evidence.
    2. Analyze investigations and make recommendations on whether to initiate or decline litigation pursuant to the statutory requirements.
    3. Conduct comprehensive and extensive research and analysis of complex legal and factual issues to satisfactorily recommend a course of action.
    4. Advise Enforcement supervisors and investigators on the direction of investigative efforts.
    5. Assist in crafting requests for information and review statements or other evidence.
    6. Accompany investigators on onsite investigations.
    7. Issue administrative subpoenas and responses to subpoenas and notices of depositions directed to the EEOC and make merit assessments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
LLB


Trial Attorney I Resume

Summary : Over 25 years of experience in litigation, dispute resolution, advocacy, and negotiation, with unique written, critical thinking and oral skills, who has served as an attorney, counselor, and teacher.

Skills : CRM, Communication: Both Verbal & Written, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Study police report; write all court documents and arguments to be heard in a trial.
    2. Prepare trial briefs, opening statements, closing statements, dire and research prospective jurors.
    3. Interview and prepare questions for the trial of witnesses, defendants, and clients.
    4. Conduct jury trials and any other necessary hearings at court.
    5. Litigated over twenty civil jury and non-jury trials, appeared in court for thousands of motions and judicial conferences.
    6. Researched and wrote thousands of legal motions, led hundreds of witness depositions, 
    7. Prepared witnesses for trial, interacted with clients on defense strategies, negotiated hundreds of formal and informal financial settlements.
    8. Primary clients were insurance companies, ice skating and roller skating rinks, amusement parks, and shopping centers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
JD


Sr. Trial Attorney Resume

Headline : Senior Attorney with executive-level experience in leading people (military and civilians), team building, and producing impressive results. An excellent communicator who has provided expert, written and oral advice to senior-level, government management officials by analyzing the probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents and zealous research.

Skills : Civil Litigation, Business Law.

Description :

    1. Organized, managed and lead over 15 litigation teams (of attorneys, paralegals, engineers, auditors, and contract personnel) in cases before the ASBCA.
    2. Obtained favorable results while representing the Army in complex, multi-million dollar contract litigation before the GAO, COFC and the ASBCA.
    3. Reviewed and drafted over 350 terminations for default actions, termination settlement agreements, and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) agreements.
    4. Conducted oral and written discovery to include taking and defending depositions as well as drafting and responding to interrogatories and requests for production of documents.
    5. Coordinated and prepare administrative remedies to include suspension and debarment actions against Government contractors engaged in fraudulent procurement activity.
    6. Handled general liability trials and appeals.
    7. Managed all aspects of cases from inception to completion.
    8. Maintained close relationships with clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
LLM

Trial Attorney II Resume

Summary : An experienced Trial Attorney represented injured plaintiffs in medical malpractice, wrongful death, and personal injury actions. Extensive experience litigating and trying medical malpractice, contract/commercial litigation, employment discrimination, legal malpractice, criminal, and matrimonial cases.

Skills : Microsoft Professional, Powerpoint, Customer Service, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Litigated a large roster of plaintiff's cases including wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, premises liability, and elder abuse cases.
    2. Took part in all aspects of discovery, including drafting and responding to discovery, legal research, and have taken and defended over a hundred depositions.
    3. Tried five cases to jury verdict, four of which included a verdict in excess of a hundred thousand dollars.
    4. Coordinated and prepare administrative remedies to include suspension and debarment actions against Government contractors engaged in fraudulent procurement activity.
    5. Represented a client who had been involved in a head-on collision causing lumbar injuries.
    6. Litigated cases from its onset to verdict or settlement in excess of ten million dollars.
    7. Managed a litigation caseload of forty active cases at all times and oversaw a hundred active pre-litigation files.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Trial Attorney-Temp Resume

Summary : A detail-oriented and results-driven professional with a proven aptitude for implementing effective solutions to generate significant cost savings and revenue growth.

Skills : MS Office, Project Management, Planning, Excellent Communication.

Description :

    1. Train and supervise associates, providing mentorship and guidance on legislation, litigation, settlement, and trial strategies.
    2. Develop syllabi, teaching models, and peer-to-peer teaching to foster a collegial learning environment.
    3. Encourage a high degree of associate involvement through the presentation of relevant issues and interactive teaching style.
    4. Testify before legislative committees and general assembly.
    5. Litigate hundreds of cases, including complex immigration, criminal, and civil litigation that cover a broad range of deportation issues.
    6. Collaborate with trial team investigators to coordinate with witnesses and evidence for trial.
    7. Represented contractors, builders, architects, engineers and developers in state and federal courts in connection with private and public improvements.
    8. Handled all courtroom litigation for 4-attorney complex plaintiffs law firm.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
LLB

Jr. Trial Attorney Resume

Objective : A confident, aggressive trial attorney with a 3+ years track record of extraordinary results in both criminal and civil cases. Effectively able to manage a high-volume caseload without compromising quality or integrity. Established within the legal community as a tenacious advocate.

Skills : Excellent Analytical Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Drafted successful oppositions to motions to dismiss due to new case law requiring a heightened standard of pleading.
    2. Drafted successful motions to dismiss affirmative defenses resulting in a significant reduction in the cost of litigation.
    3. Obtained a six-figure settlement for a minor sex assault victim.
    4. Liaison to all Spanish speaking clients and potential clients.
    5. Facilitated six-figure settlement by investigating and uncovering the extreme bias of the defendant's sole expert witness.
    6. Successfully fought fraudulent billing practices by healthcare corporations saving our clients thousands of dollars.
    7. Managed two paralegals and one office assistant.
    8. Discovered viable legal claims for clients by researching a variety of complex legal issues ranging from government immunity.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
LLB

Trial Attorney II Resume

Objective : Apply experience in negotiating with elected state and national legislators and administrative officials, working with senior executives of top multinational businesses, developing public policy, working with community advocates, and resolving difficult legal, operational and policy issues to improve performance and accountability.

Skills : MS Office, Bilingual, Excellent Communication Skills, Civil Litigation.

Description :

    1. Involved in all aspects of complex litigation in Federal Court, both at the trial and appellate levels.
    2. Drafted motions and briefs for review by Assistant Chief Counsel, Chief Counsel and Department of Justice attorneys.
    3. Comprehensive preparation for oral argument including active participation at moot court.
    4. Responsible for enforcing the agency's operating statute against various manufacturers in defects, non-compliance and civil penalty cases.
    5. Supervised engineering personnel to ascertain complex mechanical defects and influence automobile recalls.
    6. Drafted Special Orders to compel information from companies under oath to aid investigations.
    7. Drafted civil penalty demand letters to companies that had violated provisions of various statutes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA

Licensed Trial Attorney Resume

Headline : Seeking to obtain a challenging position utilizing years of experience as a trial attorney and as a law office manager.

Skills : Performance Analysis, Database Administration, Due Diligence, Budget Management.

Description :

    1. Represent clients in court or before governmental agencies.
    2. Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations and apply that interpretation to the facts of the case.
    3. Evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for trial.
    4. Prepare legal briefs and memoranda of law.
    5. Draft motion for summary judgments for clients.
    6. Supervised engineering personnel to ascertain complex mechanical defects and influence automobile recalls.
    7. Drafted Special Orders to compel information from companies under oath to aid investigations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
JD

Associate Trial Attorney Resume

Objective : Extensive experience as a Trial Attorney in litigating and trying medical malpractice, contract/commercial litigation, employment discrimination, legal malpractice, criminal, and matrimonial cases.

Skills : Negotiation Skills, Team player, Analytical Thinker, MS Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Lead counsel on wrongful death/medical malpractice case.
    2. Conducted all parties, non- party depositions and expert depositions.
    3. Conducted all client interviews, extensively investigated cases, drafted complaints, all pleadings, discovery motions and motions for summary judgment.
    4. Managed all trial preparation, including preparing experts for depositions and trial testimony, and drafting comprehensive mediation statements, pre-trial statements, and motions.
    5. Prepared all post-trial motions and appeals.
    6. Evaluated cases and negotiated settlements in pre-suit and litigation matters.
    7. Prepare and maintain records and case files, including documentation such as clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
LLB

Trial Attorney Resume

Headline : A detail-oriented and results-driven professional with a proven aptitude for implementing effective solutions to generate significant cost savings and revenue growth. Varied civil and criminal litigation experience, both state and federal.

Skills : Database Administration, Due Diligence, Budget Management, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Develop and apply skills to control all aspects of litigation, including trial preparation, discovery, negotiation, presentation and appeals.
    2. Responsible for foreseeing, mitigating, and managing legal risks of each litigation matter.
    3. Responsible for handling difficult negotiations involving AAA insureds and internal business clients.
    4. Prepare various types of court filings and contracts.
    5. Review insurance policy and all pertinent medical and technical data.
    6. Consult with medical and accident reconstruction specialists regarding injuries and disabilities.
    7. Prepare responses to civil complaints, file and answer any appropriate motions when questions of law or liability are in dispute.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma