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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary
Lawyer who brings a positive attitude and sense of humor to the office. Tirelessly pursues tough cases and never backs down from a challenge. Attorney who consistently takes initiative and perseveres even in the most elusive and trying of cases. Collaborates well with diverse clients of varying socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
Skills
*  client focused                                 *   excellent negotiator
*  results oriented                              *  trial experienced

Experience
2015 to Current Attorney-at-Law City Of Colorado Springs | Colorado Springs, CO, Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation. Advised clients of their rights. Offered extensive case status explanations to each client. Retained as outside counsel for companies and businesses. Drafted and amended complaints. Propounded discovery documents such as form interrogatories. Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case. Appeared for status conferences and settlement conferences. Explained the legal process to each client and answered questions to help ease concerns.
2003 to 11/2014 Prosecuting Attorney Lake County Il | Il 60073, IL, Selected jurors, argued motions and met judges during the course of a trial. Presented and summarized cases to both judges and juries. Drafted and amended complaints. Propounded discovery documents such as form interrogatories. Drafted all necessary motions relevant to each case. Proposed and drafted standard jury instructions. Strategically cross-examined witnesses in court. Interviewed and prepared witnesses for felony cases.
03/2001 to 08/2002 Assistant Public Defender Missouri State Public Defender | City, STATE, Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.
Strategically cross-examined witnesses in court.
Interviewed and prepared witnesses for felony cases.
Explained the legal process to each client and answered questions to help ease concerns.
Education
Expected in 2000 J.D. | UMKC School of Law, Kansas City, MO GPA:
Coursework in criminal law, constitutional law, civil procedure.
Expected in 1994 Bachelor of Science | Public Administration Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri GPA:
Minor in Political Science
Military Experience
06/1987 to 11/1993 United States Army Reserve | ,
1990-1991 Active Duty Service,  Persian Gulf
                1st Armored Division - Desert Storm
 
Southwest Asia Service Medal, Liberation of Kuwait Medal
Overseas Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal

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School Attended

  • UMKC School of Law
  • Missouri State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Attorney-at-Law
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • Assistant Public Defender

Degrees

  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Science

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