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Criminal Defense Attorneys ensure that their clients are afforded all of the protections they can receive via the laws and constitutions of both federal and state governments. Duties included on sample resumes of Criminal Defense Attorneys include writing motions to present to the court, attending trials and hearings, and visiting incarcerated clients in an effort to collect information. Like any attorney, the resume of a Criminal Defense Attorney displays a Juris Doctor degree, which is earned after the successful completion and passing of both law school and the bar exam.

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Criminal Defense Attorney

  • Represented defendants with various misdemeanor and felony charges, in circuit and district courts.
  • Negotiated plea bargains with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Held preliminary examinations, violation of probation hearings, motions, pre-trials, and trials.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
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Criminal Defense Attorney, Wake County, NC

Interviewed clients, witnesses, and victims.

  • Dealt with District Attorney, Judges, and prosecutors from Wake
  • Filed various criminal background checks as well as conduct
  • Performed client callbacks and recorded statements/interviews
  • Majority of work was independent as Atty. Rand was in court a great
  • Scheduling Client appointments and client court appearances.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Criminology
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Legal Assistant to Criminal Defense Attorney

Interviewed/screened clients; Organized, updated calendars

  • All billing and collections for criminal department
  • Had highest new client retainer rate & highest monthly collections
  • Handled traffic violations/filed for admin. hearings/judicial petitions
  • Transcribed dictation, typed correspondence
  • Discovery, legal research
  • Filing/organization of files
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job

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