legal consultant resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

An experienced legal graduate with a corporate in-house knowhow. Dynamic, creative and quick-thinking leader with strong strategic, operational, organizational and interpersonal skills. Notable track record of going the extra mile in order to get work done, as well as implementing and executing complex initiatives and policies. I work best as part of a team in order to share and gain knowledge and experience. Drawn to a fast-based work environment, the constant need to think outside the box, developing an in-depth loyalty to a company and the opportunity to work with experts and senior management in a successful organization.

I hold an E-1 visa and do not require sponsorship.

  • Contract, Construction and Employment Law Expertise
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint Proficient
  • Leadership
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Project management
  • Proofreading Documents
  • Reviewing contracts
Work History
Legal Consultant, 09/2016 to Current
Caci International Inc.Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA,
  • Efficiently prepare, draft and negotiate corporate and commercial agreements; including timely response to requests for vendor agreements, supply contracts and commercial lending agreements & edit, draft, and review data base of contractual forms for general operational purposes;
  • Facilitate outside legal counsel activities; including negotiating Workers Compensation, General Liability, and Auto matters, to successful and acceptable resolution;
  • Manage prequalification accounts with various general contractors and developers, complete annual and project specific prequalification forms and gather all necessary additional documentation (financial and safety) for prequalification forms;
  • Proactively identify and surface company legal exposure; coordinating and determining appropriate corrective actions & providing support on corporate governance; including Board and Committee matters and Annual Reporting requirements
  • Reduced or eliminated risk by providing expert advice on legality of business plans and operational activities
Legal Assistant, 04/2016 to 09/2016
EinrideBerlin, NH,
  • Preparation of contracts, correspondence and direct communication with clients;
  • Performed intake interviews;
  • Scheduling closings and all attorney appointments;
  • Intake of various legal documents such as, EEOC charges, subpoenas and complaints;
  • Management of highly confidential personnel files;
  • Diligently performed administrative tasks including answering phones, greeting clients, scheduling appointments and making travel arrangements;
  • Coordinated subpoena services and other day-to-day support activities for legal office;
  • Remained highly organized and detail-oriented while working on several cases simultaneously;
  • Interviewed clients, obtaining vital case information to support associates;
  • Efficiently managed office scheduling and kept accurate notes on deadlines, motions and other dates;
  • Met with clients to research cases, collect data, prepare settlement packages and interpret information for daily report generation;
  • Performed intake and conducted client interviews, providing documents
Paralegal, 01/2015 to 01/2016
State Of North CarolinaRaleigh, NC,
  • Primary point of contact for the Legal and Business Teams around the globe for the signature process for any kind of deals signed by Yahoo! EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa):
  • Ensure that the process has been followed, checking that approvals have been obtained, and work closely with Yahoo Directors for the signature, classify online and in binders all contracts executed;
  • Support the legal team on legal issues that frequently develop between time zones, language barriers and jurisdictions:
  • Provide support on legal processes, translations, legal research, NDA, termination letters, and audits on contracts; Close relations with Yahoo! Tax and Corporate Department in Sunnyvale, USA as well as Irish authorities (Notaries, DPA);
  • Support General Counsel in the organization of board meetings and related administrative tasks;
  • Coordinate signature requests from executives for the signature of corporate governance documents
  • Manage the legal entity contract and legal matters database;
  • Perform online legal research for General Counsel
Director, Secretary, 01/2010 to 01/2012
Cliara Development Company LtdCity, STATE,
  • Plan, implement and oversee a coordinated local/rural development strategy and interacting with relevant national, regional and EU authorities;
  • Provide members with notice of meetings and ensuring that meetings complied with the company's governing document and its procedures;
  • Organize and execute meetings of the Board of Directors, Committees and Shareholders;
  • Draft and issue board minutes and resolutions
  • Worked closely with other stakeholders to immediately address issues and implement effective solutions
LL.M: International and Comparative Law, Expected in 04/2015
Trinity College Dublin - Dublin, Ireland,
  • Coursework in International Trade Law, Delaware Corporate Law, International Criminal Law, Transitional Justice, International Humanitarian Law and International Dispute Resolution;
  • Graduated magna cum laude;
  • Thesis: The First State of U.S. Corporate Law - was Delaware to blame for the 2008 US Financial Crisis? First Class Honors
B.A: Politics and International Relations, Expected in 09/2013
University of Limerick - Limerick Ireland ,
  • Dissertation: 50/50 BY 2020 - Women in Irish Politics;
  • Graduated magna cum laude.
  • Member, Kansas Bar Association
  • Member of Women for Election INSPIRE programme alumni since 2013
  • SUAS Global Issues Course - Trinity College Dublin February 2012
  • Driver's License - Full, Clean, Class B - Since December 2011
  • Member of Connaught finalists debating team 2006 and public speaking team 2007
  • Centre for Talented Youth Ireland Correspondence Course in Journalism 2006

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School Attended

  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University of Limerick

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Consultant
  • Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Director, Secretary


  • LL.M
  • B.A

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