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Lawyers represent their clients in court and provide them with legal advice. They can work on criminal or civil lawsuits and their tasks depend on the particular legal field they are specialized in. Aside from skills like as settling disputes or analyzing legal documents, good Lawyer example resumes underline assets such as analytic thinking, excellent communication abilities, remaining calm under pressure and being a very good negotiator. Based on our experience, most Lawyer resumes mention a law degree and a passed written bar examination. Some states may require Lawyers to pass an ethics exam too.

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Lawyer

A law firm specializing in Family Law, Monetary lawsuits, Bankruptcy, Contracts and execution of a court judgment.

  • Responsible independent case handling, starting from and including client interview, brief preparation and litigation.
  • Wrote and revised a wide variety of motions, affidavits, interrogatories, contracts, drafted and negotiated a wide range of contract.
  • Worked also jointly on cases and lawsuits as a team of lawyers and handled various aspects of legal research and preparation for court appearances.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
BA
Law
2

Lawyer

Worked as a legal representative for the larges electrical provider in Albania

  • Represented the company on various legal issues
  • Argued in Court and won several cases on behalf of my employee
  • Negotiated with opposing parties and signed settlement agreements
  • Worked with several other attorneys and assigned the case load in my department
  • Oversaw and drafted legal contracts with business clients
  • Oversaw client-complaint department
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
Law
3

Contract Lawyer

Performed accurate and reliable review and assessment of large volumes of complex litigation documents

  • Reviewed regulatory, financial, contract and corporate documents regarding complex litigation involving leading multinational companies.
  • Assisted in maintaining confidentiality of client-information and case materials.
  • Delivered high quality and error-free document review services to clients.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Aba
BA
Bachelor of Arts
LLM
Energy And Environmental Law
4

Lawyer

Trained consumers in protecting their rights and worked in a group of lawyers to teach them how to write primary legal documents, if their rights are violated

  • Drafted legal documents and represented consumers in courts, including pro bono litigation.
  • Analyzed facts of violations consumer rights and provided legal advice to clients
  • Consulted consumers online and via telephone
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Law
LLM
Law
5

Head of Legal Department(lawyer)

Managed Department of 3 lawyers and 4 paralegals

  • Implemented and set tasks of the department based company initiatives
  • Ensured compliance of all current laws related to real estate and construction.
  • Managed all processes related to filing documentation including lease agreements, trade mark registration, licensing and commercial agreements
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
History
6

Property Lawyer

  • Work closely with the Chapel Hill’s planning department, engineers, and town attorney to acquire a 3,000 square foot right-of-way running through the property.
  • Drafted an encroachment agreement for disputed land.
  • Discovered ambiguous contract provisions in a residential agreement allowing the company to void a sublease restriction.
  • Edited rental agreements between landlord and tenants.
  • Advised owners of duties owed to tenants and made them aware of criminal and civil liabilities.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics
JD
Juris Doctor
7

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Ours, Lawyer, Lewis

Developed a new customer relationship management process

  • Prepared personal and corporate income tax returns
  • Led quality assurance (QA) for >500 Corporate and Personal Income Tax returns.
  • Responsible for security, confidentiality, and compliance of all Corporate and Personal Federal income tax documentation.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
8

Lawyer - Law Office Chief Manager

Independent law firm owner.

  • Skillfully negotiated fees for legal services and ensured collection of fees at the completion of the legal service provided while maintaining an ongoing relationship with clients.
  • Ability to listen and understand the client needs in order to develop and create unique solutions.
  • Current work focuses on Estate Planning, drafting of Wills, Revocable Living Trusts, and other estate planning documents along with Probates of estates.
  • Provided analysis and counsel to explain alternative options for specific client needs.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
9

Personal Assistant to Doctor/lawyer

  • Provided assistance to family of five.
  • Performed duties and discharged responsibilities as requested.
  • Received telephone calls, emails, and other forms of correspondence on behalf of the family.
  • Responsible for financial management such as paying bills on time.
  • Managed home and office and maintained orderliness.
  • Managed schedules as well as sent reminders and alerts for planned appointments.
  • Maintained confidentiality regarding personal information of the family.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
10

Lawyer Referral Service Intern and Public Service Coordinator Assistance

  • Responded to hundreds of inquiries a week from people in need legal assistance and made referrals to attorneys
  • Created and disseminated e-newsletters, flyers, and brochures for weekly events and educational programs
  • Drafted articles, posted, and maintained our public service blog
  • Performed administrative duties for our public service projects, membership billing, marketing, research, and collections
  • Maintained our database, consistently used Microsoft Office (Excel and Outlook), Adobe, InDesign, and Dreamweaver
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Political Science And International Affairs

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