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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
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  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:
Professional Summary
Logical and resourceful legal assistant who effectively anticipates and evaluates legal issues to protect clients and resolve cases. Ambitious Lawyer bringing extensive in-house counsel and law firm experience in a wide variety of disciplines, with emphasis in commercial and banking law. Attorney equipped with excellent persuasion techniques and the capacity to remain objective and civil during court proceedings. Team-oriented 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. Attorney adept at developing positive rapport with clients. Presents evidence in a clear and straightforward manner and practices sound and thorough case analysis techniques. Attorney who communicates clearly and effectively with clients, opposing council, jurors and judges. Develops lasting professional relationships. Highly accomplished lawyer with broad legal knowledge who has provided counsel to government and private organizations for six  years. Thorough in analyzing statutes, ordinances and data.
Skills
  • Legal writing
  • Environmental laws and litigation
  • Fluent in English, urdu and Hindi
  • Corporate tax issues
  • Family law
  • Practiced in migration law
  • Corporate and business legal issues
  • Criminal defense
  • Efficient researcher
  • MS Office proficient
Work History
Legal consultant , 2014 to 04/2014
Adient San Antonio, TX,
    Arranged and conducted pre-trial conferences with attorneys, litigants, and other parties to action in order to narrow issues and determine the likelihood of settlement. Conferred with and advised Judge on the status of each case to clarify case facts, issues, and arguments. Researched legal questions and issues regarding matters of national interest. Drafted confidential legal memorandum and correspondence for the Justice's review and signature. Verified legal citations and references. Maintained office, personal and case management records.
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
  • Worked with management and staff to resolve pre-litigation disputes.
  • Wrote memoranda and reviewed legal briefs.
  • Drafted demurrers and replied to oppositions.
  • Managed a high-volume caseload in the most populous and demanding circuit.
Intern, 05/2010 to 07/2011
Mynd San Francisco, CA,
    Assisted attorneys in the preparation of case summaries, proofs of claim, motions, and other court documents. Conducted legal research and interviews to assist attorneys in negotiation and reaching settlement. Contacted opposing attorneys to arrange for agreeable settlement terms.
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Negotiated home mortgage modifications and alternative mitigation efforts for distressed homeowners.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
ASSISTANT, 04/2012 to 05/2013
Justice Kaleem & Associates City, STATE,
    Prepared and filed articles of incorporation and applications for income and property tax exemptions for non-profit organizations and other business entities. Assisted in the preparation of corporation by-laws. Researched and drafted memos on various issues affecting individuals seeking to create non-profit organizations.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
  • Creatively formulated trial techniques that specifically pertained to each case.
  • Filed all case pleadings in a timely manner.
  • Conducted settlement negotiations and trial for property case with $[Amount] in counterclaims.
  • Drafted demurrers and replied to oppositions.
  • Conducted and led extensive document review projects.
  • Apprised clients of potential risks and costs associated with each course of action.
  • Engaged in complex civil litigation under statutes relating to protection of the environment and public health.
Education
LLB: Law, Expected in 2013
to
University of london - ,
GPA:
LLM: International commercial law, Expected in 2015
to
BPP University - ,
GPA:
PGDL: International environmental law, Expected in 2016
to
Sommerville college - ,
GPA:
  • Coursework in Environmental Studies
Accomplishments
Affiliations
Royal society of lawyers

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School Attended
  • University of london
  • BPP University
  • Sommerville college
Job Titles Held:
  • Legal consultant
  • Intern
  • ASSISTANT
Degrees
  • LLB
  • LLM
  • PGDL

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