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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Links
  • milissaClaire.com
  • linkedin/in/milissa-c-Claire
Professional Summary

Professional Attorney offering expert legal counsel and representation. Skilled in fostering positive and trusting client relationships. Well-established knowledge of Family law and 19 years of experience in litigation and legal drafting. Committed and creative Attorney with a specialty in Family law. Highly skilled in oral argument and legal research, leading to successful litigation of 500 cases. Expertise in mediation, arbitration and settlement negotiation.

Skills
  • Corporate leadership
  • Corporate event planning
  • Corporate branding
  • Corporate budgeting
  • Power of attorney documents
  • Corporate marketing experience
  • Corporate communications
  • Corporate event management
  • Corporate event expertise
  • Corporate strategy development
  • Discovery processes
Work History
09/2013 to Current Attorney Minc Law | Cleveland, OH,
  • Assessed cases for probable outcomes by researching black letter law and other legal authority, comparing fact patterns to those of precedential cases.
  • Interviewed witnesses and gathered public record research relevant to each case.
  • Resolved divorce disputes by mediation and litigation.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Advised clients on legal matters such as child support, property distribution, and possession & access.
  • Apprised clients of potential risks and costs associated with each course of action.
  • Advocated for clients before court in oral argument by presenting facts and evidence in the most favorable light.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Formulated trial techniques specifically pertaining to each case.
  • Conducted settlement negotiations and trial for property cases with $1,000,000 in counterclaims.
  • Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
  • Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
  • Proposed requests for admission and requests for production of documents.
  • Drafted statements of cases and witness lists.
  • Explained available courses of action and possible repercussions of cases to clients.
  • Attended hearings as representative of the firm and its clients.
  • Worked with management and staff to resolve pre-litigation disputes.
  • Drafted motions, petitions, and waivers.
  • Managed high-volume caseload in the most populous and demanding circuit.
  • Developed strategies to resolve cases in the client's best interest.
  • Advocated for clients before court in oral argument by presenting facts and evidence in the most favorable light.
  • Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
01/2006 to 09/2013 Attorney Minc Law | Cleveland, OH,
  • Provided legal advice to a variety of businesses involved in various types of litigation.
  • Interviewed witnesses and gathered public record research relevant to each case.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Apprised clients of potential risks and costs associated with each course of action.
  • Advocated for clients before court in oral argument by presenting facts and evidence in the most favorable light.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
  • Managed all trial preparation for case litigation.
  • Proposed requests for admission and requests for production of documents.
  • Explained available courses of action and possible repercussions of cases to clients.
  • Attended hearings as representative of the firm and its clients.
  • Drafted motions, petitions, and waivers.
  • The managed high-volume caseload in the most populous and demanding circuit.
  • Developed strategies to resolve cases in the client's best interest.
  • Maintained records of client and vendor contracts.
  • Presented key evidence and exhibits during civil trials.
12/2003 to 01/2006 Attorney Minc Law | Cleveland, OH,
  • Provided legal advice to a variety of businesses involved in various types of litigation.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Advocated for clients before court in oral argument by presenting facts and evidence in the most favorable light.
  • Assessed cases for probable outcomes by researching black letter law and other legal authority, comparing fact patterns to those of precedential cases.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Apprised clients of potential risks and costs associated with each course of action.
  • Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout the course of trials.
  • Interviewed witnesses and gathered public record research relevant to each case.
  • Addressed employee concerns regarding demotion and termination.
  • Administered audits to verify data involving assets, income, and liabilities.
  • Attended hearings as representative of the firm and its clients.
  • Maintained records of client and vendor contracts.
  • Managed high-volume caseload in the most populous and demanding circuit.
  • Filed timely case pleadings to meet all deadlines.
  • Proposed requests for admission and requests for production of documents.
  • Wrote memoranda and reviewed legal briefs.
  • Developed strategies to resolve cases in the client's best interest.
Education
Expected in 05/2001 to to J.D. | Law Regent University, School of Law, Virginia Beach, VA, GPA:
Expected in to to Bachelor of Science | Criminal Justice Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • Regent University, School of Law
  • Midwestern State University

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Degrees

  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Science

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