legal intern resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Recent Law School Graduate -- Pending New Hampshire Bar Results -- Diligent legal professional skilled in fulfilling legal research needs and providing expert case management support. Experience in family, tax, administrative, and bankruptcy office environments.

Expected in 2015 to to Juris Doctor | New England Law | Boston, Boston, MA GPA:

GPA: 3.76 | Class Rank: 12 of 273 | Magna Cum Laude

Honors: New England Scholar 2012-2015, Dean's List 2012-2015

Expected in 2012 to to Bachelor of Arts | English Widener University, Chester, PA GPA:

GPA: 3.56

Honors: Honors Program for General Education, Dean's List: Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, & Spring 2012

Legal Experience
08/2013 to 07/2015 Legal Intern Paypal | Delaware, OH,

Researched state statues for child custody and child support. Drafted pleadings and motions and filed said documents in court. Created, organized, and maintained client case files. Evaluated financial data involving assets, income, liabilities, and expenditures. Photocopied all correspondence, documents and other printed materials. Mailed and arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials. Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents. Assisted in the preparation of engagement letters. Maintained office supplies by checking stocks and placing orders.

2015 to 04/2015 Tax Clinic Intern Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma | Clayton, OK,

Analyzed large case files. Evaluated litigants' arguments. Evaluated data involving assets, income, liabilities, and expenditures. Conducted legal research and facts investigation. Drafted legal memoranda and findings of fact for Tax Commissioners. Gave a presentation to peers regarding the constitutionality of Massachusetts's Split Rate Property Tax.

05/2014 to 07/2014 Judicial Intern Paypal | Iowa, LA,

Assisted law clerks in drafting decisions for judges. Discussed pertinent issues in family law. Prepared a legal research memorandum detailing the current status of the law regarding a known sperm donor's right to receive notice in an adoption proceeding.

2014 to 04/2014 Administrative Law Intern Division Of Administrative Law Appeals | City, STATE,

Researched statutes and case law pertinent to administrative appeals issues. Analyzed large case files and medical records to determine whether candidate was qualified to receive disability benefits. Drafted, proofread, and edited administrative decisions. Attended administrative appeal hearings and discussed cases and current issues.

04/2013 to 06/2013 Legal Intern Law Office Of Seymour Wasserstrum | City, STATE,

Drafted bankruptcy petitions and organized client folders. Attended 341(a) and Chapter 7 bankruptcy hearings. Researched federal statutes and local programs. Summarized client meetings for the Attorney. Organized and maintained law libraries, documents and case files. Acted as liaison between clients, creditors, and attorneys. Conducted client intake assessments. Used Time Matters to manage client cases, documents, and billing information.


Volunteered with Office of Admissions as a Student Ambassador for New England Law | Boston.

Recipient of the Cali Award in Tax Clinic Course for receiving the highest grade.

Served as the Vice Archon of Phi Sigma Sigma at Widener University.

Summary of Skills
  • Legal research
  • Legal writing
  • MS Office proficient
  • Highly organized
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Westlaw and LexisNexis
  • Family, tax, bankruptcy and administrative law familiarity
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Professional and personable

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School Attended

  • New England Law | Boston
  • Widener University

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Intern
  • Tax Clinic Intern
  • Judicial Intern
  • Administrative Law Intern
  • Legal Intern


  • Juris Doctor
  • Bachelor of Arts

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