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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
I am a Licensed Attorney called to Nigerian Bar Association November 2014.  I have acquired a great deal of experience on broad areas of law, ranging from corporate, commercial and civil law. I perform among other duties: prepare and draft legal briefs on matters arising, prepare legal opinions on the position of law; draft and review legal documents and agreements; carry out legal research on novel legal issues; represent clients in court, perform company secretarial duties. With my experience I am confident that I can become a top performer in your organisation.
Skills
  • Excellent investigative and reporting skills
  • Account administration
  • Licenses, petitions and waivers
  • Legal writing
  • Residential real estate development
  • Excellent investigative and reporting skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Strong work ethic
  • Legal administrative support
  • Project planning
  • Analytical
  • Account administration
Work History
2016 to 05/2017 Corporate Lawyer Tfs | Atlanta, ,
  • Researched and analyzed land development issues and water rights and conservation controversies.
  • Worked with management and staff to resolve pre-litigation disputes.
  • Worked on debt recovery cases from inception, through court proceedings for reputable banks and individuals.
  • Arbitration, mediation and conciliation proceedings.
  • Preparation of legal document agreement such as Joint ventures, non-disclosure, hire purchase, trust deeds and deed of conveyance and more.
02/2014 to 03/2015 Paralegal Dechert Llp | San Francisco, CA,
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Managed the legal department for superior court judges.
  • Reviewed Deed of Trust, Title Commitment and prior bankruptcies documents.
  • Contacted key witnesses to testify at court hearings.
  • Drafted responses for exceptions on foreclosure procedural errors.
  • Acted as liaison between multiple attorneys involved in complex legal issues.
Education
Expected in 2013 to to J.D. | Civil and Common Law LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, LAGOS, NIGERIA GPA:
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Business English and Legal Terminology seminars

Expected in 2014 to to J.D. | Law NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL, Lagos Nigeria, GPA:
  • Coursework in Law, Political Science and U.S. History
  • Coursework in Legal Transcription
Accomplishments
  • Overall best student for Legal Drafting and Conveyance in the Faculty of Law, Lagos State University.
  • Certification on Business Law. 

 

Affiliations
  • Member of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
  • Member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administration of Nigeria (ICSAN).
  • Mentee of Lagos Court of Arbitration.
Certifications
  • Bachelor of Law Degree.
  • Certificate of call to the bar.

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School Attended

  • LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY
  • NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL

Job Titles Held:

  • Corporate Lawyer
  • Paralegal

Degrees

  • J.D.
  • J.D.

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