attorney resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary
Highly experienced, motivated and versatile individual with a broad background in business and law. Principal shareholder in two law firms, member and general counsel of technology company and advisor for small businesses.
Experienced litigator

Effective communicator

Extremely organized

Ability to work with diverse individuals

Professional and confident
Business experience as owner of company

General counsel for technology company

Excellent drafter of documents

Familiarity with business transactional forms and documents
Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
Work History
2010 to Current
Attorney State Of Montana Sidney, MT,
Principal shareholder in law firm specializing in litigation of civil cases primarily involving tort claims, representation of claimants and employers in administrative law proceedings, and advisor for small businesses in matters including start-up, entity selection and transactional issues.
2009 to Current
Member and General Counsel State Of Montana Anaconda, MT,
Part owner and general counsel for technology company with patent pending on an information and emergency notification system utilizing digital signage. Successfully handled all start-up and capital formation transactional documents. Involved in negotiation of business dealings, drafting and review of transactional documents, selection and coordination of outside counsel, and insurance placement. Instrumental in managing the completion of documents for successful BETA/PILOT deployment of technology system on a U.S. military base.
09/2003 to 11/2009
Attorney State Of Nebraska Humphrey, NE,
Partner in full service law firm. Organized and directed the firm's civil litigation and administrative law sections. Primary responsibilities included preparation and litigation of all tort claims, including personal injury, medical negligence and product liability cases. Successfully managed all workers compensation and social security disability claims.
09/1988 to 08/2003
Attorney Jba International Camarillo, CALIFORNIA,
Principal shareholder in firm providing a wide array of legal services. Areas of practice included civil litigation, with primary emphasis in tort law, workers compensation, domestic relations, probate law and criminal defense. Successfully handled hundreds of cases from inception to conclusion. Acted as arbitrator in arbitration panels hearing injury cases in Cuyahoga County common pleas court.
08/1984 to 09/1988
Associate Attorney Shane, Shane & Summers Co.,L.P.A. City, STATE,
Associate attorney in small established firm specializing in representation of injured persons. Assisted senior attorneys in all facets of trial preparation, including interviewing clients and witnesses preparing for depositions, writing motions, briefs and jury instructions, attending hearings and acting as co-counsel at trial. Developed knowledge and skills and earned opportunity to act as lead counsel during jury trials.
Expected in 1983 to to
Case Western Reserve University School of Law - Cleveland, OH
Expected in 1980 to to
Bachelor of Arts: English
The Ohio State University - Columbus, OH

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School Attended

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • The Ohio State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Attorney
  • Member and General Counsel
  • Attorney
  • Attorney
  • Associate Attorney


  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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