Lawyer Resume Sample

Your resume for a Lawyer role should demonstrate excellent communication and critical-thinking skills as well as highlighting your ability to persuade others and build convincing cases. Follow this resume sample as a guide to create your own Lawyer resume.

Eloise Reeves



Pullman , Washington(555) 983-1289Eloise.Reeves@email.com

Professional Summary

Law professional with years of experience and proven results seeks a partner track in the Lawyer position at ACME Corp.

Skills

  • Computer skills: Extremely proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint and Access; also proficient in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop

  • Research skills: Can quickly read and discern important facts from a wide range of materials to deliver information relevant to a case

  • Communication skills: Highly personable individual with the ability to persuade and convince others both in and out of court

  • Critical-thinking skills: Ability to gather all facts and evidence in order to make thorough, detailed decisions regarding client matters, often under strict deadlines

  • Leadership skills: Can manage a team of Lawyers while providing helpful feedback and ensuring their success.; provide mentorship to several junior associates

Work History

  • Manage a small lawn firm that specializes in copyright and patents for entertainment, including music, film and sports

  • Assist numerous high-profile clients in defending their intellectual property from infringements, sometimes in court

  • Negotiate deals and settlements for several athletes who are signed to professional sports teams

  • Research all pertinent laws, regulations, and court cases to stay up to date with the latest legal trends and provide clients with a top-notch experience

  • Represented clients of the firm in court and presented all facts to the judge on their behalf; negotiated settlements as needed

  • Offered legal advice to clients with pressing matters and instructed them on how to proceed certain situations; composed letters to cease action when needed

  • Prepared legal documents and contracts to present at court; conferred with other staff to ensure we examined all facts and evidence

  • Gave interviews and press briefings on behalf of the firm during important court cases

  • Presided as the resident legal counsel for a thriving vitamin and supplement company

  • Acted on the company’s behalf at all legal proceedings, including copyright claims, customer defamation claims and more

  • Oversaw all company guidelines and personnel procedures to ensure they complied with legal standards

  • Reviewed all label copy to make sure it didn’t violate FDA regulations for supplement advertising

  • Presided as the resident legal counsel for a thriving vitamin and supplement company

  • Acted on the company’s behalf at all legal proceedings, including copyright claims, customer defamation claims and more

  • Oversaw all company guidelines and personnel procedures to ensure they complied with legal standards

  • Reviewed all label copy to make sure it didn’t violate FDA regulations for supplement advertising

Education

Additional Information

  • Languages: Conversational Spanish and Conversational German

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, American Association for Justice