Volunteer Law Clerk Resume Samples

A Volunteer Law Clerk is a volunteer who provides support to solicitors, lawyers, and judges. The job description entails conducting research, compiling case files, preparing legal documents, writing reports; and performing specialized clerical tasks relating to court proceedings. Typical work activities carried out on daily basis are listed on the Volunteer Law Clerk Resume as – supporting legal teams with decisions and strategies, conducting legal research and offering analysis and interpretation, preparing briefs, legal documents, and evidence, scheduling appointments, and coordinating meetings; and attending hearings to take notes and writing court reports.

The nature of the job demands such skills as – excellent communication skills, administrative experience, good typing skills, experience in a legal setting, proficiency in MS Office, the ability to operate office equipment, and the ability to deal with a lot of confidential information. To get here, one needs to have at least a high school diploma or GED and completion of a paralegal certificate.

Volunteer Law Clerk Resume example

Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

Summary : Highly organized and self-directed attorney with seven years of practice experience with advising small business owners, executives, creatives, landlords, and property owners regarding an extensive variety of contracts, business transactions, intellectual property, civil litigation and negotiation. Over eleven years of wide-ranging experience regarding business management, project management, multimedia design, marketing and financial administration.

Skills : Legal Research, Research, Microsoft Office, Clerical.

Description :

    1. Concisely prepared, drafted, and finalized bench rulings and opinions for a District Court Judge.
    2. Attended numerous oral arguments and counseled with the Judge to ensure rulings were appropriate.
    3. Successfully helped to improve caseload by analyzing applicable law, reviewing records and briefs, and examining cases and both parties' arguments to determine appropriate rulings.
    4. Utilized precedent and existing rules to guide decisions in complex and controversial situations.
    5. Accompanied multiple attorneys to court in order to assist with client intake.
    6. Researched and objectively analyzed complex pre-trial legal issues pertinent to each case.
    7. Revised and edited Pitchess motions on behalf of the lead attorney in order to prepare for trial.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In Juris Doctorate


Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

Summary : Experienced in planning, organizing, directing and implementation of policy for small, medium and large for profit and non-profit private as well as governmental organizations; development of strategic and collaborative alliances within and outside the organization with key stakeholders; organizational development and stewardship of mission goals and objectives; fiscal oversight; projection of resource needs and development; professional development, supervisory and managerial experience and coordination of work of different departments.

Skills : Legal, Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Established and maintained effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
    2. Provided legal assistance to low-income tenants facing unlawful detainer suits lodged against them at the Stanley Mosk Superior Court.
    3. Communicated clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    4. Trained and oversaw volunteers.
    5. Provided exceptional customer service to all customers. 
    6. Loaded, unloaded, handled, and/or sorted packages by hand, including lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying and placing, in a safe and efficient manner. 
    7. Routed packages to recipient using computerized tracking system accurately. 
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          BA In Juris Doctorate


          Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

          Summary : Volunteer Law Clerk is Operating TIER I computer equipment to post, verify, and retrieve taxpayer data from the Transmitter Control Database (TCB) to produce an audit trail of all input and output associated with Information Returns paying particular attention to detail and maintaining those records through daily update.

          Skills : Planning, Database Control Assistant.

          Description :

            1. Worked with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.
            2. Obtained information through interviews.
            3. Worked fairly and courteously with the public.
            4. Worked effectively with interruptions.
            5. Worked weekend and evening shifts as assigned.
            6. Used automated library system, computers, the internet, calculator, telephone, facsimile machine, photocopy machine, and other library related equipment.
            7. Acted quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          BA In Juris Doctorate

          Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

          Summary : Volunteer Law Clerk is Operating TIER II computer equipment to input and retrieve taxpayer data from various databases relating to the processing of Information Returns, including extension and waiver requests and Form 4419 application data. Assembling data and prepares information return documents for shipment to various payers/transmitters.

          Skills : Planner, Law Clerk.

          Description :

            1. Conducted various special activities such as story hours, summer reading programs, classroom visits, and various outreach functions.
            2. Built and maintained positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
            3. Intermittently reviewed documents related to library operations; observed, identify, and problem solve library operations and procedures.
            4. Understood, interpreted, and explained library policies and procedures.
            5. Adhered to privacy, confidentiality, safety policies and procedures.
            6. Made accurate arithmetic computations to determine overdue fees, cash balances, and related tasks.
            7. Performed routine clerical work, including maintenance of appropriate records, mathematical calculations, and compiling information for reports.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          GED

          Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

          Headline : Volunteer Law Clerk with 6 years of experience in Maintaining files and records pertinent to Office Automation functions. Assembles data and prepares documents for various reports and/or memorandums. Installing accessibility mitigations such as signage, threshold ramps, and hazard mitigations. Surveying polling place set-up for Americans with Disabilities Act compliance throughout Election Day. Reporting problems to the Department of Elections on issues and resolutions at the polling sites; and carrying out received instructions.

          Skills : Instruction Assistant, Polling.

          Description :

            1. Processed routine inter-library/inter-branch loan requests.
            2. Supported the maintenance of the library material collection, including weeding shelves of outdated materials, library order processing and performing skilled mending of materials.
            3. Monitored the condition of books and materials and performs necessary binding and repairs.
            4. Maintained records and files and compile statistics on related library services activities, materials and projects.
            5. Performed general clerical duties as necessary and operate library related office equipment.
            6. Kept library and public areas in order, neat and clean.
            7. Assisted in set up and maintenance of displays in area of responsibility as directed.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MS

          Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

          Objective : Volunteer Law Clerk is Identifying and reviewing Forms W-2 attached to Forms 1040EZ and 1040PC for conditions meeting Criminal Investigation criteria and code the returns appropriately. Preparing and maintains regular production/inventory reports/attendance records using established formats and sources of data applicable to the program, functional, or organizational reporting requirements.

          Skills : Reporting, Data Application Assistant.

          Description :

            1. Performed a variety of administrative tasks using an automated system which involves: assigning, maintaining, monitoring, or updating work status and inventory records.
            2. Ordered research.
            3. Acknowledged correspondence.
            4. Maintained, updated and initiated personnel records; timekeeping; and performed other support activity.
            5. Computed, collected, receipted and recorded monies collected for overdue, lost or damaged materials.
            6. Assisted customers in using library services and in understanding the arrangement and location of library materials.
            7. Answered telephone and in-person inquiries, use available indexes and catalog systems.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          GED

          Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

          Objective : Volunteer Law Clerk is Reviewing documents for specific requirements necessary for processing. Periodically reviewing filed material in the light of ongoing programs or special projects and determines if such material should be consolidated, have new classifications, be retired, etc.

          Skills : Law Clerk, Checking.

          Description :

            1. Loaded and unloaded mail from the vehicle by moving packages, boxes, mail trays, tubs, or other containers from the vehicle to the mail drops using hand trucks or carrying the mail.
            2. Emptied mail tubs or containers at the maildrop and picks up all intercampus, outgoing regular and accountable mail, parcels, or overnight items and returns the items to the Mail Service Department for processing.
            3. Clearly documented job duties you have performed that relate to minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and essential job duties in the Work Experience section on the application.
            4. Performed circulation activities, including checking library materials in and out, registering and issuing cards, calculating and collecting fines and fees, and explaining library circulation policies and procedures.
            5. Shelved library materials and review library shelves for proper order.
            6. Processed, cataloged, and otherwise prepared new materials for circulation following established procedures.
            7. Checked outbound mail and packages for correct postage.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          2-5 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          MS

                                          Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

                                          Objective : Volunteer Law Clerk is Receiving inbound US Postal mail by unloading mail trays, parcels, and letters from mail cages. Sorting mail to over 200 different campus locations by placing the mail into the corresponding mail slots using the campus delivery code, then department name, and finally the plus 4 digit zip code from the address block as the key for sortation.

                                          Skills : Loading, Sorting.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Notified Administration that additional funds are necessary.
                                            2. Prepared end of the month documents to inform Administration of production totals.
                                            3. Maintained excel spreadsheets to reflect changes in USPS or contract pricing and monthly totals.
                                            4. Updated and maintained training manuals as needed.
                                            5. Remained well versed and serve as backup delivery staff as needed.
                                            6. Delivered and picked up mail, packaged, and/or shredded for university departments.
                                            7. Prepared mail for designated mail routes by bundling mail by department, arranging bundles by delivery location, load, and driving delivery vehicles to accomplish delivery and pickup to the designated delivery points in route sequence, according to the established time schedule.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      2-5 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Executive
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      GED

                                                      Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

                                                      Objective : Volunteer Law Clerk is Preparing mail for designated mail routes as needed by bundling mail by the department and arranging bundles by delivery location. Breaking own and sort all packages and mail received from campus for redistribution via intercampus mail or posting according to the following categories: express, registered, certified, insured, small parcel packages (UPS, Federal Express, DHL) or other service requirements, mail with postage already applied, mail that requires postage application and chargeback and transfers small parcel packages and shredding to Shipping & Receiving using the internal tracking software.

                                                      Skills : Planning, Service Assistant.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Tracked incoming mail (according to type of mail) for monthly totals.
                                                        2. Prepared outgoing mail for USPS pickup by separating all mail by department and account number, selects mail classification (stamping/marking as required) in postage accounting system.
                                                        3. Used digital postage meter and/or computer accounting/mail management system and an electronic scale to determine the amount of postage needed and charges appropriate department account number in computer accounting/postage management system.
                                                        4. Reviewed USPS Customs and Special Service forms prepared by sending department for accuracy and completeness by using USPS guidelines.
                                                        5. Prepared mailings/shipments according to client and USPS requirements and/or description and weighs international mail and completes the courier forms by following mailroom guidelines.
                                                        6. Communicated with university departments at times to ensure the most effective shipping method is utilized.
                                                        7. Educated clients on other USPS available options to save departments time and money.
                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                Experience
                                                                2-5 Years
                                                                Experience Level
                                                                Level
                                                                Executive
                                                                Education
                                                                Education
                                                                MS

                                                                Volunteer Law Clerk Resume

                                                                Objective : Volunteer Law Clerk is Assisting in the operation of all mail production equipment (electronic postage scales, computer accounting system, postage metering machines, banding machine, mail folding machine, mail inserting machine, inkjet addressing machines) to process outgoing USPS mail and intercampus & mail, as assigned by immediate supervisor, while following departmental guidelines and procedures.

                                                                Skills : Mail Production Assistant, Mail Folding.

                                                                Description :

                                                                  1. Used and retained working knowledge of university mail policies and USPS regulations and guidelines to process all classifications of mail by using the Mail Services Policies & Procedures, Domestic Mail Manual, the International Mail Manual, managerial verbal and written instructions, University policies and rules, Federal and State laws and codes.
                                                                  2. Provided information to walk-in customers and telephone customers by using working knowledge and the same written resources mentioned above.
                                                                  3. Performed other material handling and administrative duties as assigned by supervisors to assist the campus community and department as a whole.
                                                                  4. Assisted Mail Services Team Lead (Materials Handler II) in processing daily Business Reply and Accountable Mail verifying that all charges are correct and then applying the charges to the appropriate University department using the department’s Business Manager Software program.
                                                                  5. Processed requests for stamp order from University Departments.
                                                                  6. Prepared orders to be delivered and then using the departments Accounting Software to bill back charges to the appropriate department.
                                                                  7. Monitored account balances for presort and local USPS to ensure balances remain a prescribed amount.
                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                  0-2 Years
                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                  Level
                                                                                  Entry Level
                                                                                  Education
                                                                                  Education
                                                                                  GED