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Trial Attorneys need to efficiently represent their clients in court and convince the jury to take a decision in their favor. The best Trial Attorney resumes highlight solid legal knowledge, outstanding communication and negotiation skills and problem-solving abilities. They can be employed by the state, by a law firm or by a business. Based on the strongest resume samples, those considering a career as Trial Attorneys need to complete a long educational process, which includes law school, passing the bar examination and gathering experience in training sessions and internships.

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Associate Trial Attorney

Litigated six civil jury trials to verdict as sole counsel, achieving four defense verdicts and two favorable awards below final settlement offers. Handled all trial preparation, including preparation of all trial documents and witnesses.

  • Propounded and responded to written discovery, took and defended depositions of party witnesses and experts, and drafted motions.
  • Provided detailed case analysis and evaluation discussing key legal and factual issues to clients.
  • Assigned primary and sole responsibility for a large caseload of actively litigated cases.
  • Developed and implemented litigation, discovery, settlement and trial strategies.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
JD
Law Students Association
2

Trial Attorney (federal Practitioner)

Worked as a trial attorney in a law firm specializing in labor, tort defense,
commercial and civil rights litigation

  • Handled a heavy caseload and successfully managed multiple, competing
  • Participated in all stages of litigation, from case inception through discovery,
  • Performed complex legal research using Lexis and Westlaw
  • Extensive experience drafting interrogatories, pretrial motions, motions to dismiss and for summary judgment, appellate briefs, settlement agreements and
  • Achieved the dismissal of several cases at the early stages of litigation and at summary judgment, such as:
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Economics
JD
Juris Doctor
3

Trial Attorney

Tried cases and served as co-counsel for all major felonies and misdemeanors before the Juvenile, District and Superior Court.

  • Conducted research both legal and factual, prepared motions and memoranda of law.
  • Reviewed and evaluated evidence, interviewed witnesses and prepared
  • Argued motions and evidentiary hearings before the Juvenile, District and
  • Tried cases before the Immigration Court.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
English
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Senior Trial Attorney

Handled cases from opening to closing including suspicious damages cases where damages to the vehicles don't match the injuries claimed; cases where the impact is too minor to have caused the injuries alleged, and cases where the extent of the injuries claimed by the plaintiff was exaggerated.

  • Prepared for and first chaired over 35 Superior Court Cases to Jury Verdict as well as Bench Trials and Small Claims Appeals.
  • Defended clients in over 200 binding or non-binding Arbitrations or Mediations.
  • Attended all types of court hearings, as needed.
  • Drafted and reviewed the drafting of Motions and Oppositions to Motions, Form and Special Interrogatories, Demands to Produce, Requests for Admission. Subpoenaed records.
  • Attended and/or defended approximately 1,600 depositions over my 16 yrs here
  • Negotiated settlements of cases assigned.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
AA
Social Science
BA
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
5

Trial Attorney

Represented indigent defendants in misdemeanor and felony trials, and managed very large caseload.

  • Researched, drafted, and argued pretrial motions before trial courts in the Thirty-Seventh Circuit.
  • Represented defendants in pretrial proceedings.
  • Represented juveniles before the Circuit Court.
  • Conducted depositions of witnesses.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
JD
Juris Doctor
6

Trial Attorney

Jury Trial and provided representation for construction litigation and insurance defense firm

  • Argued Appeal before the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District
  • Researched and drafted appellate briefs in complex construction litigation
  • Managed cases from commencement of litigation through trial
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Scale (accelerated Degree Program)
Teacher Traininng, Depositions, Trial Advocacy
7

Trial Attorney

  • Top hourly biller 3 of 5 years
  • Generated and maintained business and referral relationships
  • Tried four jury (three solo) and several bench (all solo) trials - responsible for litigation,
  • Counseled and represented clients in depositions, hearings, mediations, and trials
  • Managed all aspects of litigation including: investigation, strategy, pleadings, discovery,
  • Experienced in medical malpractice, lead paint, premise liability, auto tort, and contract
  • Created PowerPoint presentations for speaking engagements and worked on marketing
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
JD
Juris Doctor
8

Trial Attorney

  • Prepared and managed a caseload of felony criminal cases including cases involving complex litigation issues such as, child and expert testimonies, multiple defendants, technical scientific evidence.
  • Developed comprehensive case strategy, streamlined and defined legal issues, conducted depositions, pre-trial hearings, case management, settlement and discovery conferences, drafted pleadings, negotiated settlements.
  • Managed a criminal trial division to ensure the proper flow of the docket while handling a large case load.
  • Conducted over 30 Jury trials as first chair in cases ranging from DUI and simple battery to attempted murder and capital sexual battery.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Philosophy
JD
Law
9

Senior Trial Attorney- Construction Defect

Evaluated initial file for exposure directed and executed all discovery in commercial and residential construction defect cases.

  • Evaluating risk of potential liability through assessment of repair costs.
  • Engaged in homeowner and expert depositions, to fully develop the client's trial strategy.
  • Developed and implemented expert budgets to control file costs.
  • Determine case settlement or trial feasibility collaborating with risk assessment professionals.
  • Also litigated bodily injury matters, form initial evaluation through trial.
  • Consistently settled cases for 75%-85% lower than original demand through effective analysis of documentation and accurate valuation of projects.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MA
Master of Arts
JD
Juris Doctor
10

Personal Injury Trial Attorney/of Counsel

Practiced litigation for law firm, primarily in the areas of Personal Injury and Bankruptcy Law's
Chapter 7 & Chapter 11.

  • Represented clients' from initial case assignment through settlement or trial.
  • Legal research, draft documentation and file proper paperwork with courts and judges.
  • Oversee aspects of depositions, discovery, mediation, arbitration, hearings, and arguing
  • Conducted review of clients' finances to determine bankruptcy in their best interest.
  • Acquired and assist clients' in all retrieval of billing statements to determine total
  • Preparations of pre trial, drafting pleadings, motions, oppositions in favor of client.
  • Negotiated financial liabilities in favor of client settlement without going to court.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Political Science

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