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Solo Practitioners are legal experts who manage their businesses on their own. Aside from handling the practice of law, these professionals also need to take over the roles of office managers, financial directors, marketing directors, and customer service managers, handling it all from seeking new clients to drafting pleadings. A well-written resume sample for Solo Practitioner should mention job skills like legal knowledge, organization, stamina, customer service, self-promotion, computer competences, and financial aptitudes (bookkeeping, payroll, budgeting, etc.) Successful resumes make display of a law degree and experience in the other fields mentioned with Solo Practitioner duties.

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1

Solo Practitioner

  • Created and maintain GAMBONELAW.COM, a website dedicated to providing high quality content in the form of legal education to thousands of consumers daily
  • Created a monthly paper based newsletter and a weekly electronic newsletter delivered to over 1,500 "opt in" recipients on a continuous basis
  • Author of two white papers on legal marketing, practice development, and ethics
  • Created two courses on marketing, legal ethics and practice management approved by the Pennsylvania Board of Continuing Legal Education (PACLE) for four hours of continuing legal education
  • Lead trial counsel in hundreds of jury, judge trials and administrative hearings in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Baghdad, Iraq
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
MA
Trial Advocacy
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Solo Practitioner

  • Conducted Trials, Hearings, and Alternative Dispute Resolution in civil and criminal law matters
  • Interviewed clients and witnesses to build a trusting professional relationship to successfully represent clients
  • Gained experience in researching with LexisNexis and Case Maker to help solidify drafted legal documents such as Motions, Answers, Interrogatories, and Complaints
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing E-commerce And Sports Management
JD
Sports Law Society
3

Solo Practitioner

Acted as lead counsel in several jury and bench trials, both civil and criminal, in state and federal courts.

  • Drafted pleadings, motions, discovery requests, and briefs.
  • Engaged in a broad-based solo litigation practice focusing on identifying and responding to the specific needs of individual and corporate clients.
  • Performed extensive legal research for various aspects of civil litigation.
  • Provided legal services and counseling to a high proportion of Spanish speaking clients, most of them business owners from Mexico seeking legal representation in the United States
  • Practice focused on civil and criminal cases, and personal injury cases.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
C
Certificate
MA
Public Administration Course
MPA
Master of Public Administration
4

Solo Practitioner

Represented clients in trials, hearings and arbitration procedures before administrative agencies, tribunals and courts as a
civil litigator in disputes, such as property damage and obligations disputes.

  • Advised and represented Mellat Bank in banking and financial cases as an attorney on retainer.
  • Advised and represented Kavir Iron Co. in corporate and financial cases as an attorney on retainer.
  • Researched, drafted memos and represented clients in family law cases: divorce, custody, spousal and child support.
  • Filed complaints and defended clients in criminal cases, including matters of, fraud and forgery.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Laws
LLM
International Legal Studies
5

Solo Practitioner

Responsible for direct operation of chiropractic office including patient treatment, evaluations and clinical management.

  • In charge of new patient recruitment, scheduling and case management.
  • Treatment of patients with Cox distraction/decompression technique, Diversified and Thompson techniques.
  • Perform all adjunctive therapies including electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound, trigger point therapy myofacial release, exercise rehab, heat and cold therapy.
  • Direct patients in exercise instruction and nutritional supplementation.
  • Market practice by hosting in house educational lectures, participating in community events and serving as a speaker for local organizations.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Health And Physical Education
Sciences, Anatomy, Biochemistry
6

Solo Practitioner

  • Successfully returned homeowner to title after foreclosure, and secured loan modification
  • Represented debtors in Ch. 7 bankruptcy, secured confirmed Ch. 13 reorganization plan
  • Consultant for software start-up businesses on intellectual property matters
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MS
Journalism
JD
Juris Doctor
Times And Religion
7

Solo Practitioner

  • Assisted client in obtaining General Guardianship of incompetent in-patient sibling by submitting necessary application to the Clerk of Superior Court, gathering all of the necessary financial documentation required, and appearing in a hearing to testify as to the client's ability to make competent decisions over the ward's estate and person.
  • Assisted client in obtaining General Guardianship of incompetent in-patient sibling by submitting necessary application to the Clerk of Superior Court, gathering all of the necessary financial documentation required, and appearing in a hearing to testify as to the client's ability to make competent decisions over the ward's estate and person.
  • Served as an advocate for low-income adults and juveniles in Mecklenburg County District Court, and managed private criminal cases in various NC district courthouses. Experienced in filing legal motions, as well as conducting legal research for trial preparation and regularly negotiating with the Assistant District Attorneys.
  • Appeared in several juvenile criminal delinquency issues involving: breaking and entering, larceny, trespassing, and assault; effectively defend juveniles in probation violation and detention hearings. Successfully negotiated to have various charges dropped or to limit probation terms to prevent juvenile's exposure to detention and maintain low recidivism rate.
  • Appeared in several adult criminal cases involving: traffic infractions, reckless driving, driving while license revoked, driving while under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, prostitution, larceny, assault, assault on a female, restraining order violation, disorderly conduct; Successfully argued in 2 bench trials, probation violation hearings, motion hearings, and bail hearings.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Law
8

Solo Practitioner

  • Managed all aspects of the firm including marketing, billing, accounting, client relations and legal work.
  • Drafted all necessary pleadings, discovery, and maintained impeccable client relations and organization.
  • Ran all aspects of the firm from Client intake through Trial on Custody, Visitation, and Complex Divorce
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
9

Solo Practitioner

Owner of solo practice involving general civil litigation, contractual drafting, negotiation and mediation, landlord/tenant matters,
real estate transfers, as well as family and juvenile law.

  • Counsel clients with advice and interpretation of legal issues to develop a plan that advanced the client's goals.
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing on behalf of client with opposing counsel and other interested parties.
  • Budgetary responsibility of overseeing all costs associated with operating a solo practice.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Environmental Studies
JD
Juris Doctor
10

Attorney at Law/solo Practitioner

  • Provided general legal services focusing on estate planning and business law
  • Drafted organization documents for start-up businesses
  • Drafted various services, purchase, employment agreements, letters of intent, and NDAs
  • Assisted clients through the RFI/RFP process to select supply and service vendors
  • Advised clients on estate planning, including drafting and executing wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care directives.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Economics
JD
Law

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