Attorney Resume Sample

According to the American Bar Association, over 34,000 students graduated from law school in 2018; for this reason, it's important to have a strong resume in order to stand out from other applicants. An Attorney resume should demonstrate experience in case management and research, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. You can use this sample Attorney resume to help guide your own resume creation.

Eloise Reeves



Gainesville, Florida(555) 983-1289Eloise.Reeves@email.com

Professional Summary

Experienced Attorney with five years of experience and extensive knowledge of a variety of immigration-related matters, including PERM, EB-1, EB-2, H1-B, citizenship and asylum, seeks the Attorney role at ACME Law Partners.

Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of immigration laws as well as surrounding skills such as case management, litigation management, negotiation, legal research and investigations.

  • Ability to help clients understand complicated legal jargon in simple, person-to-person terms.

  • PowerPoint and Word proficiency.

  • Leadership skills that include the ability to delegate to team members as well as interpersonal skills that include ease and comfort with working as part of a team.

  • Ability to quickly and calmly solve problems by developing creative solutions.

Work History

  • Represent clients in a variety of immigration matters, including but not limited to political asylum, citizenship, H1-B, L1, E Visa matters and more.

  • Work closely with other Attorneys and Paralegals within the firm to better represent our clients and provide them with a favorable outcome.

  • Provide legal advice and counsel to individuals and families to ensure their understanding as to the process, as well as deadlines, pertaining to their specific issues.

  • Mediate between clients and immigration authorities such as the US Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS), to ensure that the client is aware of their rights and responsibilities under US law.

  • Created legal proposals and contracts for prospective clients.

  • Worked with clients during the intake process by advising them of the Attorney-client relationship, the overall process and specific deadlines pertaining to their immigration issues.

  • Assisted senior Attorneys in client representation throughout pre-hearing meetings and litigation.

  • Worked with Border Patrol Agents and other immigration authorities on behalf of clients to ensure that they were made aware of clients rights pertaining to the specific immigration matter being handled on behalf of the client.

  • Assisted in preparing cases for trial.

  • Used LexisNexis and Westlaw to conduct case law analysis and research.

  • Drafted legal briefs for immigration trials.

  • Created pre-hearing statements for immigration court proceedings.

  • Assisted in preparing cases for trial.

  • Used LexisNexis and Westlaw to conduct case law analysis and research.

  • Drafted legal briefs for immigration trials.

  • Created pre-hearing statements for immigration court proceedings.

Education

Additional Information

  • Languages: Fluent Spanish and Conversational German

  • License: State Bar of Florida (2016)

  • Member of the National Lawyers Guild