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Practicing Lawyer resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Professional and reliable legal intern offering excellent motivation and critical thinking skills covering criminal, tort, contract, business law, case analysis and strategic planning.
Team-oriented trainee who works to increase understanding and proficiencies in the mentioned legal practice areas. Communicates with empathy and compassion while consistently exhibiting a professional work ethic.
Organized and efficient with the ability to learn new processes quickly.

Education
M.D.: Canadian Common Law, Expected in 08/2023
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University of York - Canada, ON,
GPA:

In this program, the main sources of law, including constitution, administrative law, professional responsibility, contract, tort, property, criminal , and most importantly the legal research courses were studied.

Graduate Certificate: International Trade Law, Expected in 07/2018
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Ministry of Science, Research And Technology - Iran, Tehran,
GPA:

The main focus of this program is on International Organizations, investments, Intellectual property, agencies, WTO, insurance, finance, international legal documents, and conventions such as CISG.

M.D.: Property And Title Registration Law, Expected in 08/2017
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University of Tehran - Iran, Tehran,
GPA:

The significant courses contain real estate, property law, advanced contract law, offences against property, and legal English.

License Certificate: International Computer Driving License, Expected in 03/2016
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State Management And Planning Organization - Iran, Tehran,
GPA:
  • Professional development completed in ISDL, computer skills.
Bachelor of Laws: Law, Expected in 11/2013
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University of Payame Noor University - Iran, Tehran,
GPA:

Graduation by passing 120 credits based on Civil Law but includes three main courses of English common law 1 and 2 and conflict of laws.

Work History
Practicing Lawyer, 03/2019 - 05/2022
Nelnet Lake Havasu City, AZ,
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for the presentation of cases.
  • Interpreted laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for clients.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Creatively formulated trial techniques that specifically pertained to each case.
  • Explained available courses of action and possible repercussions of cases to clients.
  • Apprised clients of potential risks and costs associated with each course of action and achieved win-win results.
  • Leading a team of legal officers and lawyers and coordinating all activities to deliver client services.
  • Civil litigation in contractual disputes.
Legal Counsel, 02/2015 - 02/2022
Family Company City, STATE,

Drafting long-term service contracts, negotiating and making the insurance contract to buy the compensation policies, filing the business return tax and resolution of tax disputes, reconciling environmental cases, and defense of the employer in the labor tribunal.

Judge, 10/2016 - 02/2019
The Judiciary, Public Prosecutor's Office City, STATE,

1- As a prosecutor assistant and investigator, doing a preliminary investigation, issuing orders to the police officers, gathering evidence, holding to arrest or release the accused, holding pre-hearing, bail hearings, evidence interviews, acquitting or issuing indictments, probation orders,
2- execution of the judgments,
3- assigning the guardian to manage the child's property or mentally incapable adults, affirming the assignees' decision.
4- Defending the indictment in court.
5- Representing the prosecutor in the committees such as municipality or military service panels.

6- the judicial inspector of the penitentiary

7- as an associate judge held hearing, issued civil judgments in the contract, obligation, tort, negotiation instruments,
8- Secretary of the judges' academic meeting.

Skills
  • Fast learner
  • Balance multiple responsibilities; multitasking
  • Prioritizing tasks
  • Tracking and meeting deadlines
  • Being flexible and adaptable to change
  • strong research skills and writing
  • Motivation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Critical Thinking and Analyzing
  • Cultivating community and pride

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School Attended

  • University of York
  • Ministry of Science, Research And Technology
  • University of Tehran
  • State Management And Planning Organization
  • University of Payame Noor University

Job Titles Held:

  • Practicing Lawyer
  • Legal Counsel
  • Judge

Degrees

  • M.D.
  • Graduate Certificate
  • M.D.
  • License Certificate
  • Bachelor of Laws

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