Legal Summer Associate Resume

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Career Objective:

To obtain a legal summer associate position at “Morrison & Group,” to utilize my academic achievements and project experience towards helping the firm in serving clients.

Summary of Skills:

  • Meticulous, result-oriented with extensive knowledge of jurisdictional rules, court procedures and the court system
  • In-depth knowledge of legal procedures and legal terminology
  • Possess good research, writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively with counsel, chambers staff, litigants and the public
  • Skilled in reading, interpreting, preparing legal documents, handling multiple tasks, and delivering results under pressure.
  • Excellent academic records and experience of accomplishing several legal projects

Work Experience:

Legal Summer Associate
Advinis Legal Firm, Pittsburg, KY
April 2014 – Present

  • Researching and drafting opinions and checking citations for judges
  • Verifying facts from court records and ensuring that the released opinions are in proper format
  • Assisting in the collection of evidence and taking down statement of witness
  • Drafting legal memorandum, contracts, orders and opinions
  • Reviewing briefs and trial records and performing analysis of filed cases
  • Attending court sessions, hearing oral arguments, and recording necessary case information

Legal Summer Associate
Vans Legal Consultant, Pittsburg, KY
May 2013 – March 2014

  • Reviewed files and ensured accuracy of data
  • Took down minutes of legal hearings during court sessions
  • Prepared documents for trials and hearings
  • Assisted lawyers in filing cases in the civil court

Education:

  • Final-year Law Student
    Ford Law College, Pittsburg, KY
    Expected Result: 2016

Reference:

On request.