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Attorneys act as advocate for their clients by providing legal counsel that is in the best interests of any individual or entity that hires said attorney for his or her legal services. Responsibilities included on an Attorney's resume include assisting a trial partner with all aspects of jury trials, and performing case law research to determine the likelihood of success at trial and potential verdict/settlement values. Sample resumes for Attorneys will list licensure after successful passing of the bar exam, as well as a Juris Doctor degree.

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Attorney

Consulted on approximately 20 Massachusetts cases involving breach of contract and personal injury.

  • Conferred with clients and lay witnesses regarding related facts and legal issues.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and summarized contracts, technical reports, and medical records.
  • Developed and implemented discovery plans and litigation strategy.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted legal memoranda.
  • Provided co-counsel and clients with written and oral case status reports.
  • Drafted pleadings, discovery, and settlement demand letters.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Attorney

Drafted and revised technology transaction agreements in areas of joint ventures and licensing

  • Counseled technology startups on entity formation, incorporation, copyright, trademark, and patent strategies
  • Conducted M&A transaction due diligences for technology, commercial, and retail clients (Google, Apple etc.)
  • Successfully ran, negotiated, and executed several patent portfolio transactions for clients
  • Provided IP counseling and strategic prosecution of foundational patents for a TV media content delivery start-up
  • Supported litigation with legal research, motion drafting, and document review
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Corporate Transactions
C
Marketing
BS
Biomedical And Electrical Engineering
3

Assistant State's Attorney, Domestic Violence Division

Served as lead attorney in misdemeanor criminal court with full oversight of trial planning, motions practice, discovery, legal research and courtroom appearances.

  • Prosecuted cases at trial, combining complex analytical and courtroom litigation skills to obtain convictions against defendants charged with crimes including domestic battery, violations of orders of protection, theft, assault, and criminal damage to property.
  • Drafted complex, persuasive pre- and post-trial motions, responded to motions and conducted critical related legal research on topics such as the admissibility of evidence.
  • Managed a daily caseload of 30 to 50 active cases, prepared court calls, maintained case files, supervised and managed a team of 2 staff attorneys.
  • Conducted pre-trial conferences with defense attorneys and judges, interviewed crime victims and witnesses to determine veracity of criminal allegations, and negotiated plea agreements with counsel to defendants.
  • Considerable experience with both bench and jury trials, including expertise with voir dire.
  • Conducted bond hearings, sentencing hearings, motion hearings, and order of protection hearings.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Attorney

Partnered with senior associates in a fast-paced trial environment to manage and resolve family law matters (divorce, separation, child custody, restraining orders, and spousal/child support disputes)

  • Communicated with potential clients during intake interviews
  • Researched and analyzed criminal case laws and statutes
  • Drafted petitions, motions, and agreements; propounded and responded to discovery requests
  • Represented clients in criminal court arraignments and family law status conferences and hearings
  • Negotiated settlements on behalf of clients
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Neurobiology
JD
Law Journal
5

Attorney

Founded law firm focusing on small business clients in Jacksonville and St. Augustine.

  • Conceptualized and implemented marketing strategy to recruit and develop client base.
  • Forecasted operating budget and implemented billing and collection procedures.
  • Supervised secretaries, interns and contractors to ensure timely execution on firm deliverables.
  • Monitored firm's compliance with taxes, business licenses, and employment regulations.
  • Communicated daily with attorneys, judges, legal professionals and clients.
  • Court appearances in civil and criminal defense litigation in both jury and non-jury trials.
  • Advised and counseled small businesses in bankruptcy proceedings, real estate litigation, purchase and sale of small businesses, corporations and partnership agreements, employment discrimination
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Psychology And English
MA
Master of Arts
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Hopkins Attorney

Operated office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.

  • Answered telephones, directed calls, and took messages.
  • Maintained and updated filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems, either manually or using a computer.
  • Opened, sorted, and routed incoming mail, answered correspondence, and prepared outgoing mail.
  • Compiled, copied, sorted, and filed records of office activities, business transactions, and other activities.
  • Typed, formatted, proofread, and edited correspondences and other documents, from notes using computers or typewriters.
  • Reviewed files, records, and other documents to obtain information to respond to requests.
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
7

Student Attorney

Represented clients in various social security, family, and consumer law matters.

  • Presented oral arguments in ALJ social security proceedings.
  • Successfully represented client in claim for social security disability income.
  • Drafted memos, petitions, and wills.
  • Interviewed clients and prepared legal strategies with supervising attorneys.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Government
JD
Law
8

Associate Attorney

Reviewed, negotiated and drafted Purchase and Sale Agreements and Lease Agreements.

  • Resolved landlord/tenant disputes.
  • Effectively resolved discrepancies and issues such as bank discharges or title policy issues to prevent stalling of closings.
  • Conducted and reviewed title and probate searches.
  • Prepared legal documents for closings.
  • Worked collaboratively with brokers, borrowers and lenders to ensure accuracy and thoroughness of all required documents.
  • Consistently completed the highest number of closings per month of all firm associates.
  • Eliminated extensive title policy backlog within 2 months.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
9

Attorney

Represented a variety of clients ranging from criminal defendants to home closings to corporations.

  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Researched, wrote and filed motion, writs and briefs.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
History
JD
Juris Doctor
10

Senior Attorney Advisor

Served as Senior Attorney Advisor of government agency responsible for originating and disbursing home and commercial loans to persons and businesses affected by natural disasters throughout the United States.

  • Researched and maintained working knowledge of laws, regulations (Regulation P and Z and FCRA) and procedures regarding federal and state real estate and lending processes.
  • Reviewed and drafted secured home and commercial loan authorizations and loan modifications for legal sufficiency.
  • Reviewed mortgages, promissory notes, and title policies to ensure proper execution, perfection and recording of collateral documents to secure loan.
  • Examined title documents for liens, judgments and ownership rights to establish clear title on real estate property.
  • Managed and maintained high volume portfolio of 500-600 loans at a time consisting of home loans, up to $240,000 per loan and commercial loans, up to $500,000 per loan.
  • Drafted memoranda to upper management reviewing SBA's compliance with the most current federal lending practices.
  • Worked with management and borrowers to identify, investigate and resolve core issues leading to complaints.
  • Provided legal advice to Area Office staff and borrowers on matters related to loan process.
  • Ensured disbursement of loan funds made in compliance with loan authorization and Agency/Area Office guidelines.
  • Recognized by SBA management as top producer for disbursements and customer care on multiple occasions.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
Law Clinic

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