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Law Clerks assist lawyers and judges in law firms or courts. An average Law Clerk resume describes duties such as preparing legal documentation, performing research and legal analysis, preparing for cases and handling correspondence. Top skills for Law Clerks are familiarity with legal terminology and documentation, attention to details, good communication skills, and computer literacy. Those seeking to secure a position as Law Clerks need to display a Bachelor's Degree and at least one year of law school in their resumes.

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Law Clerk

Directly responsible for the timely completion of various court records and banking documents for up to twenty cases

  • Guided clients through the closing process of buying or selling their home by obtaining all necessary documents
  • Shadowed partners and associates in their daily court appearances at the state and federal levels
  • Acted as liaison between potential clients and the firm, resulting in $40,000 in revenue for the firm
  • Researched case law and precedent in the areas of corporate tax law, real estate law, and business law under the Uniform
  • Developed contract language for limited liability corporations, partnerships, and businesses operating in Illinois
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Economics And Business
2

Law Clerk

Reviewed and analyzed medical records for large pending litigation case with national health insurer

  • Initiated and organized the inception of a new Immigration component to the firm's areas of practice
  • Completed numerous additional projects for other cases within the firm
  • Attended court proceedings on a regular basis
  • Reorganized all current files for Senior Partner retroactive to 2008
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
Anthropology And Sociology
3

Law Clerk

Prepared rough drafts of briefs and arguments for review and approval by attorneys.

  • Drafted complaints, affidavits, motions, interrogatories and other pleadings connected with trial preparation and discovery
  • Researched and analyzed laws or decisions that were made on similar cases.
  • Investigated facts and laws and decided how to prepare cases.
  • Assisted the attorneys at trial or at depositions.
  • Prepared production of documents for discovery, assembling exhibits, affidavits and other legal documents for use in preparing a trial.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Law Clerk

Researched and mastered all phases of proper probate administration in multiple counties.

  • Drafted petitions and orders necessary for probate administration.
  • Communicated extensively with clients.
  • Helped clients plan and inventory estate, including proper resolution of creditor claims.
  • Reviewed Mortgage agreements and researched specific probate exceptions for mortgages.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
JD
Law
5

Law Clerk

Proofread legal documents, including motions to dismiss and points of authorities

  • Assisted in numerous client consultations and court hearings
  • Conducted prospective client screenings and facilitated client meetings
  • Performed extensive legal research and comprehensive document review
  • Streamlined office filing system and submitted documents to the court to make deadlines
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
6

Law Clerk

Prepared accounts, inventories, annual reports, petition and orders, notice of administration, notice of hearing, and other legal documents for conservatorship, guardianship, and decedent estates.

  • Drafted appellant briefs, probate court motions, property deeds, state and federal tax forms, specifically 1040, 1041, and 706 forms to achieve client objectives.
  • Researched, analyzed, and synthesized Probate/Estate administration issues utilizing LexisNexis and WestlawNext databases.
  • Assisted in the overall formation and efficient administration of voluminous case load.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
7

Law Clerk

Managed the judge's calendar and fielded questions from litigants as judge's main point of contact

  • Identified the need for and created checklists for commonly litigated issues, updated law clerk manual, and trained new law clerks
  • Conducted extensive legal research, drafted over 100 bench briefs, and redlined judicial opinions for all types of civil and criminal cases filed with the court
  • Led discussions regarding substance and presentation of dozens of trials and hundreds of motions with the judges
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology And Art History
JD
Juris Doctor
Turkish Law & Art And Cultural Heritage Law
8

Law Clerk

Assigned to the transactional team responsible for Global fortune 500 companies

  • Successfully resolved tax issues saving clients' 30%-50% of tax debt
  • Collaborated on the development of a local bill for legislative review and law referendum
  • Participated in commercial bank closings to include filing finance statements
  • Authored memoranda on corporate tax issues, Virgin Islands law, and business closings
  • Negotiated reduced settlements and levy removals with the local Internal Revenue Service (IRB) on behalf of Global automobile client
  • Investigated various areas of Virgin Islands law to assist lead attorneys with special projects
  • Interpreted local employment and various case law to draft memo recommendations
  • Engaged in productive oral, written, and electronic communication with clients and others
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
JD
International Law
9

Law Clerk

Assisted pre-suit lawyers with No-Fault 1st party claims

  • Drafted responsive pleadings, a motion for summary judgment, complaints, and Medicare appeals
  • Conducted legal research on how to serve process to a person in the military stationed abroad and researched who is responsible for an apartment mailbox injury
  • Contacted medical providers and created PIP spreadsheets noting any outstanding medical costs
  • Reviewed medical records and drafted case evaluation summaries in preparation for settlement with insurance companies
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Paralegal Studies
JD
Activities
10

Law Clerk

Persuasively argued felony motions and bench trials on behalf of the State of Illinois

  • Researched, organized, drafted, and submitted felony motions and office memoranda
  • Organized case files and updated case information database daily
  • Corresponded with Assistant State's Attorneys, Public Defenders, and private defense
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Economics And Business Administration
JD
Law

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