Sample Attorney Resume

An attorney is probably the most sought after person in the country right now, considering that everybody is ready to sue anyone for even the smallest mistake. Hence, the business of attorneys is in a boom. An attorney is expected to look into legal matters, which have a broad range. An attorney has to be quick witted, dexterous and good at communication. He needs to have good debating skills, along with a tendency to never back off. This sample resume is certain to provide you with details as to writing your own resume well. Anyone can use this sample after making the necessary changes.

Brad Sharp
726, East 98 Avenue,
Idaho Falls, ID 72889

Title: Experienced civil lawyer with a successful track record that includes securing compensation in excess of $ 2 mn.

Objective: Seeking employment with the civil law section of a major law firm.




Professional Affiliations

Attorney Resume - Sample 2

If you have any legal problems, an attorney is the first person you think of. He is an individual who is adept at legal matters, be it immigration or real estate. This profession can never be out of business owing to the innate nature in human beings of fighting. He issues legal notices, advices a company regarding legal practices, prepares contracts, looks into land disputes and god knows what else. Thus we can see that this profession is quite versatile, with each case presenting a different kind of challenge. This applicant has got some experience in legal practice after graduating. One can use this resume for his/her own end if the need be.

Gabriel Greene
675, Concorde Boulevard,
Alabama, AL, 73874
(632) 325-5133

The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
JD expected May 2004
GPA 3.11; Highest Grades: Federal Income Tax, Constitutional Law, Alternate Dispute Resolution: A- Rice University, Houston, Texas
BA in Russian and Economics, May 2001
GPA 3.84, magna cum laude
St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
Rice University Study Abroad Program, January - May 2000 (all classes taught entirely in Russian)

Fulbright And Jaworski, L.L.P., Dallas, Texas
Summer Associate, May - July 2003

Researched employment law issues and drafted legal memoranda on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA); performed research and prepared legal memoranda on litigation issues; attended depositions; participated in witness interviews.

Hilgers And Watkins, P.C., Austin, Texas
Law ClerkJuly - August 2003

Performed extensive research and prepared legal memoranda on employment discrimination issues; researched issues in estate planning and marital property rights, intellectual property and civil procedure; prepared deposition summaries.

Center for Disability and Elder Law (CDEL), Chicago, Illinois
Texas Law Fellow/Law Clerk, June - August 2002

Drafted article on Medicare and balanced Budget Act for CDEL attorneys; researched issues in bankruptcy, landlord/tenant, employment and health law; held primary responsibility for approximately 100 clients; conducted intake interviews with elderly and disabled clients.

Baker Botts, L.L.P., Houston, Texas
Legal Assistant Clerk, May - August 1998, 1999; July 2000 - August 2001

Assisted attorneys in trial preparation, court filings, document production and records management; prepared deposition summaries; reviewed articles regarding Russian matters.

Legal Internship Program Administrator, August 2000 - August 2001

Coordinated city-wide legal internship program for inner-city high school students; served as liaison between 35-40 participating Houston law firms and high schools; researched and interviewed past participants for article intended for publication regarding program.

Fluent in Mandarin Chinese; conversational in Russian; piano and trumpet.

Attorney Resume - Sample 3

An attorney is a person appointed by another to look into the legal matters on his behalf. The attorney essentially pays attention to any of the legal disputes that might arise in the organization he is employed in. An attorney can work for advising his clients regarding the finer points of the law or else he can work for the government, helping them punish those accused with a crime. This sample resume is of such an applicant who has obtained a Juris Doctor degree in law from a university and since has worked in the role of an attorney. Anyone can feel free to use this resume after making the requisite changes.

Abel Knapp
564, Sector 32
Dover, DE, 36848
(325) 846-2633

Eagle And Associates, Ltd., Yonkers, New York
Attorney, 2000 - Present
Hassel, Ebramsky And Brandwynn, New York, New York
Legal Assistant, 2000 - 1999
1999 Vermont State Legislative Session, Albany, Vermont
Legislative Assistant, Spring 1999
Research: Internet, Westlaw, Hoovers, and Lexis/Nexis
Software Proficiency: Word, Word Perfect, Excel, Access, and various office suite and internet applications including Netscape, Internet Explorer, Forte Agent, Eudora Pro, and Hotdog HTML editor
Operating Systems: MS-Windows 95, MS-Windows 3.1 and 3.11, MS-DOS, and MacOS
Special Skills: HTML programming, WWW, Usenet, Gopher, and FTP. Some hardware experience, including managing a peer-to-peer network.

St. John's University School Of Law, Queens, NY
Degree: Juris Doctor, May 2003
Honors: Dean's List
St. Paul's University, St. Paul, MN
Degree: Double B.A. in History/Political Science and English, Magna Cum Laude, 2000

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