Legal Advocate resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
To obtain long term employment where proven ability, leadership, creativity and ambition are valued and rewarded
Professional Highlights
  • Social Services provider with over 8 years of experience
  • Dependable, honest and patient                          
  • Proven ability to work well in a team or individually
  • Able to motivate people under complex situations
  • Dynamic interpersonal and public speaking skills   developed through extensive contact with people from diverse backgrounds
Mercer University Macon , GA Expected in 2007 Bachelor of Science : Social Science Criminal Justice - GPA :
3.6 GPA
Member of National Honor Society Alpha Phi Sigma
Griffin Technical College Griffin, GA Expected in 2004 Associate of Applied Technology : Criminal Justice - GPA : Criminal Justice Internship at Spalding County Correctional Institution (100 hours)
Kind Inc - Legal Advocate
San Antonio, TX, 10/2008 - Current
  • Inputs victim and abuser information into agency software (APRICOT)
  • Interviews victim, focusing on details of abuse
  • Answers 24 hr. crisis line
  • Provides extensive safety planning and emotional support
  • Assesses needs and refers victims to appropriate financial, therapeutic, legal and other resources
  • Prepares all legal documentation required to obtain a protective order
  • Meet with Superior Court Judges, Secretaries, and Clerks and advocate on victim's behalf
  • Accompany victims to criminal and civil hearings Manages caseloads of both stalking and family violence protective orders
  • Member of the Henry County Domestic Violence Task Force 
Bgc Partners - 911 Dispatcher
Lake Jackson, TX, 05/2008 - 07/2008
  • Answered multi-line emergency and non-emergency phone calls.
  • Maintained computerized records and accurate tracking of public safety units (CAD).
  • Dispatched officers to incident locations along with backup units, ambulances, fire fighters and wreckers as appropriate.
Istate Truck Center - Administrative Assistant
Bismarck, ND, 08/2007 - 06/2008
  • Prepared viewing announcements.
O'Reilly Automotive Distribution Center - Warehouse Associate
City, STATE, 11/2004 - 04/2006
  • Replenished empty or low quantity shelves with new merchandise when received into the warehouse via RF scanner.

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School Attended

  • Mercer University
  • Griffin Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Advocate
  • 911 Dispatcher
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Warehouse Associate


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Technology

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