Attorney resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Innovative young Attorney licensed in Illinois, using her Juris Doctor degree in a non-traditional way - as an educational tool. Dynamic and detail-oriented Educator with over ELEVEN YEARS of experience as a Private Tutor, as well as experience as a Teaching Assistant at the graduate school level. Talented Tutor with expertise in English, Grammar, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Law/Legal studies, Political Science, Paralegal Studies, and a wide variety of other classes and exams, ranging from grade-school through higher education and graduate level work and exams. Expertise in test preparation including the GRE, ACT, SAT, high school AP Class Exams, LSAT, and the Illinois State Bar Exam. Enthusiastic teaching professional, using a combination of skills and information gained through years of experience as an educator/tutor, a B.A. in English Literature, and a J.D.. Great talent for encouraging active participation from, and creating a fun environment for students of all academic levels. Also enjoys working with, and forming a connection to diverse student bodies and students from varying socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Tutoring and teaching styles tailored to the individual student are proven to work and achieve the student's desired RESULTS or GOALS!

  • Experience working with students of all levels from Kindergarten through Post-Graduate.
  • Specialization in English-related fields, and/or law-related fields
  • Skilled Teacher, Instructor, Aide, and Tutor, who helps each student achieve their desired results.
  • Excellent test-preparation skills and methodology, tailored to the student's academic needs and/or level of education.
  • Skilled at connecting with and forming open lines of communication from my students
  • Creative lesson planning development and instructional methods based on the needs of the individual student.
  • Interdisciplinary teacher
  • Problem Solving
Other Professional Experience
Attorney, 04/2016 to Current
Lumen TechnologiesKing Of Prussia, PA,
  • Practice primarily focused on estate-planning, contract law, corporate/business law, and transactional law.
  • Represented municipal and governmental entities - such as individual Fire Departments and/or their Board of Directors with municipal, fire-code, and state election-law issues. 
  • Represented private corporate entities and businesses with business law related issues, incorporation documents, drafting of various other legal documents, contracts and agreements, and the resolution of related issues and conflicts.
Associate Attorney, 2016 to 2017
Blitt & Gaines P.C.Vernon Hills, IL,
  • Practice primarily focused on estate-planning, transactional, and corporate/business and contract law.
  • Handled property-law related cases primarily involving landlord/tenant issues, and drafting associated documents.
  • Communicated with clients about their various concerns, wants, and needs - and then forming detailed, individualized estate plans and/or documents for each client.
  • Minimally practiced, and assisted senior attorneys with, real-estate tax appeals, land use/zoning issues, and other various related areas of law.
Associate Attorney, 05/2015 to 11/2015
Blitt & Gaines P.C.Merrillville, IN,

Practiced primarily Bankruptcy Law, with some minor work in Criminal and Family Law

  • Duties included: evaluating all client financial data, drafting all necessary motions relevant to each case, advising clients of their rights, responsibilities, and options regarding their Bankruptcy cases, and presenting and summarizing cases to both judges and trustees in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts of the Northern District of Illinois.
Legal Intern, 04/2014 to 07/2014
Hair Club For Men And WomenFort Worth, TX,
  • Conducted extensive legal research pertaining to current clients and cases
  • Drafted legal memorandums, briefs, pleadings, and motions
  • Edited and reviewed existing client files to assist senior attorneys in preparing for trial
  • Assisted in and observed client interviews, both in-office and at state and federal facilities
Education and Licenses
Licensed Illinois Substitute-Teacher: , Expected in 2017
Illinois State Board of Education - ,
Admitee, License to Practice Law: , Expected in 2015
Illinois State Bar - ,
  • Sworn-in May 2015
  • License is current and in good-standing
  • All Continuing Legal Education credit requirements are current and have been met.
Admitee: , Expected in 2015
General Bar - United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois - ,
Juris Doctor: , Expected in 2014
Western Michigan University - Cooley Law School - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Certificate of Merit for Academic Excellence, in Interviewing and Counseling (2013)
  • Honors scholarship
  • Dean's List (two terms)
  • Student Ambassador
  • Secretary of the Women's Law Association of Michigan student chapter (2012-2013)
  • Treasurer of the Federal Bar Association student chapter (2012)
Bachelor of Arts: English Literature, Expected in 2011
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Madison, WI
Technical Skills
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
  • WestLaw, WestLawNext, Lexis, Lexis Advanced
  • BestCase software
  • MRED

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School Attended

  • Illinois State Board of Education
  • Illinois State Bar
  • General Bar - United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Western Michigan University - Cooley Law School
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison

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  • Associate Attorney
  • Associate Attorney
  • Legal Intern


  • Licensed Illinois Substitute-Teacher
  • Admitee, License to Practice Law
  • Admitee
  • Juris Doctor
  • Bachelor of Arts

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