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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

A hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure an entry-level position in a legal environment.

Skills
  • Civil law
  • Document filing
  • Case analysis
  • Commerce and trade litigation experience
  • Efficient researcher
  • Family law
  • Legal writing
  • Administrative support
  • Reviewing documents
  • Investigation skills
Education
Universidad Autónoma De Yucatán Mérida, Yucatán, México. , Expected in 08/2000 Bachelor of Arts : Law (Pre-Law) - GPA :
  • Thesis: El Derecho Notarial en el Estado de Yucatán.
  • Continuing education in Constitutional Law (Habeas Corpus)
  • Professional development completed in Civil, Commercial, Family and Immigration Law.
  • Completed Apprenticeship, in the program Atención Jurídica a Mujeres y Menores en Desamparo propuesto por la Procuraduria de la Defensa del Menor y la Familia, November 17, 1999.
Certifications
  • Licensed lawyer. Secretaria de Eduación Pública de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos. 2002.
Accomplishments
  • Successfully defended creditor clients against claims of violations in commerce and trade.
  • Served 2 clients per year pro bono.
  • Documented and resolved legal agreements which led to benefit the clients.
Professional Experience
Rojano Avila Ceballos Abogados. - Associate Lawyer
City, STATE, 02/2010 - 12/2014
  • Provided legal advice to variety of small and mid-sized businesses involved in multiple types of litigation.
  • Administered audits to verify data involving assets, income and liabilities.
  • Attended hearings as representative of corporate entities and firm clients.
  • Proposed requests for admission and requests for production of documents.
  • Contracted as freelance researcher and reviewer for corporate law firms.
  • Managed high-volume caseload in most populous and demanding circuit.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Drafted statements of cases and witness lists.
  • Minimized risk exposure through careful advice on business operations and strategic plans.
  • Tracked and researched developing precedent and legislation in [Civil, Family and Immigration] law to maintain expertise and best advise and advocate for clients.
  • Developed strategies to resolve cases in client's best interest.
  • Filed timely case pleadings to meet firm deadlines.
  • Advocated for clients before court in oral argument by presenting facts and evidence in most favorable light.
  • Worked with management and staff to resolve pre-litigation disputes.
  • Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Interviewed witnesses and gathered public record research relevant to each case.
Abigail Ordóñez Law Firm. - Associate Lawyer
City, STATE, 07/2007 - 11/2009
  • Administered audits to verify data involving assets, income and liabilities.
  • Provided legal advice to variety of small and mid-sized businesses involved in multiple types of litigation.
  • Proposed requests for admission and requests for production of documents.
  • Managed high-volume caseload in most populous and demanding circuit.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Drafted statements of cases and witness lists.
  • Minimized risk exposure through careful advice on business operations and strategic plans.
  • Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Interviewed witnesses and gathered public record research relevant to each case.
  • Filed timely case pleadings to meet firm deadlines.
  • Developed strategies to resolve cases in client's best interest.
Rojano Avila Ceballos Abogados - Associate Lawyer
City, STATE, 07/2000 - 05/2007
  • Developed strategies to resolve cases in client's best interest.
  • Filed timely case pleadings to meet firm deadlines.
  • Administered audits to verify data involving assets, income and liabilities.
  • Advocated for clients before court in oral argument by presenting facts and evidence in most favorable light.
  • Provided legal advice to variety of small and mid-sized businesses involved in multiple types of litigation.
  • Proposed requests for admission and requests for production of documents.
  • Managed high-volume caseload in most populous and demanding circuit.
  • Worked with management and staff to resolve pre-litigation disputes.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Drafted statements of cases and witness lists.
  • Minimized risk exposure through careful advice on business operations and strategic plans.
  • Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Interviewed witnesses and gathered public record research relevant to each case.
  • Tracked and researched developing precedent and legislation in [Civil, family and Commercial] law to maintain expertise and best advise and advocate for clients.
Languages
Spanish :
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated :
English :
Limited Working
Negotiated :

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School Attended

  • Universidad Autónoma De Yucatán

Job Titles Held:

  • Associate Lawyer
  • Associate Lawyer
  • Associate Lawyer

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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