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in house legal counsel resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
Team-oriented In House Counsel Lawyer who works to increase understanding and proficiencies in all areas of legal practice. Communicates with empathy and compassion while consistently exhibiting a professional work ethic.
Skills
  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Legislative Experience 
  • Arbitration Laws
  • Corporate and business legal issues.
  • Residential and commercial real estate development/ Real Estate Agent License
  • Notary Public 


Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Lexis-Nexis, Microjuris, Westlaw, Find Law, Government Press Office (G.O.P.), Legislative Process.
Education
Pontifical Catholic University School of Law Ponce, PR Expected in December 2008 J.D. : Law - GPA :
American University Washington, DC Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Arts : Political Science, Minor: Gender Studies and Criminal Justice Program - GPA :
University of Westminster London, England Expected in Semester Abroad 2001 Studies Abroad : British Politics and Penology - GPA :
Work History
Jerry - In House Legal Counsel
Fredericksburg, VA, 02/2014 - Current
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions. 
  • Give legal advice to management about about relevant issues about labor laws, contracts, deeds, intellectual property, administrative law and civil procedure.
  • Participates in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs.
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties 
  • Draft legal documents contracts, corporate resolutions, motions, deeds, letters and correspondence in response to extra judicial claims.
  • Represent the corporation before administrative boards and court procedures.
  • Provide support to outside lawyers hired to assist the corporation with their specialized legal services.
  • Negotiate contracts and review new business relationships with vendors and subcontractors.
  • Provide notary public service on a daily basis.
  • Supervise the corporation legal department.
Offerpad - Sole Practitioner/Administrative Judge- Under Contract 04/2010-6/2013
Saint Louis, MO, 07/2009 - 01/2014
  • Presided trial type hearings. 
  • Adjudicated labor management disputes. 
  • Conducted pre hearings and status conferences in order to explore the possibility of settlement.
  • Reviewed and evaluated evidence, ruling on exceptions, motions and admissibility of evidence.
  • Researched and analyzed laws, regulations, policies and precedents decisions.
  • Conducted studies of appeals procedures in field agencies to ensure adherence to legal requirements and to facilitate determination of cases.
  • Prepared written opinions and decisions.
State Of Nebraska - Real Estate Agent
Gretna, NE, 2007 - 02/2009
  • Assisted clients with property sales and rentals
  • Provided legal, economic and market advice to prospects clients.
  • Coordinated property closings and overseeing document signing.
  • Worked at various commercial and residential projects Quantum Metro Center, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, Gallery Plaza, Condado, P.R., Arbolada, Ponce, P.R.
House Of Representatives - Legislative Assistant
City, STATE, 03/2003 - 11/2004
  • Assisted with the drafting of legislation.
  • Tracked news and legislation.
  • Coordinated public hearings, prepared a record of the proceedings.
  • Consulted citizen cases in Ponce District Office- Under Contract.

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School Attended

  • Pontifical Catholic University School of Law
  • American University
  • University of Westminster

Job Titles Held:

  • In House Legal Counsel
  • Sole Practitioner/Administrative Judge- Under Contract 04/2010-6/2013
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Legislative Assistant

Degrees

  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Studies Abroad

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