Summer Law Intern resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

A highly organized and detailed-oriented Paralegal with over 10 years' experience who applies excellent writing skills in drafting briefs, legal memorandums, motions, and correspondence. Conducts all legal business professionally and with little guidance from attorneys and supervisors.

  • Understands and practice confidentiality
  • Exceptional negotiator
  • Strong research skills
  • Decisive
  • Expertise in legal proceedings
  • Team-oriented
  • Marital settlement agreements
  • prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Baltimore, Maryland Expected in 2012 J.D : LAW - GPA :

Best Advocate Award, Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition 2/2013, Captain -Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Team 2013-2014 Black Law Student Association Impact Award 2014.

Albany Law School Albany, New York Expected in 2009 MS : Legal Studies - Emphasis on Intellectual Properties/Technology Transfer - GPA : Justinian Honor Society Cum Laude.

Justinian Honor Society

Cum Laude

Monroe College New Rochelle, New York Expected in 2007 BA : BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - GPA : Dean's List: 2004 through 2007 Honor: Sigma Beta Delta Magna Cum Laude

Dean's List: 2004 through 2007

Honor: Sigma Beta Delta

Magna Cum Laude

  • Completed advanced training in research relating to laws, regulations, judicial decisions and legal articles.
  • Conducted an independent study on human trafficking and the enforcement of human trafficking laws in the 50 states and territories.
  • Managed a calendar of hearings for an average of 10 files at any given time.
Syngenta Global - Summer Law Intern
Mankato, MN, 05/2014 - 07/2014
  • Researched, analyzed and assisted with the establishment of the New Jersey Prostitution Offender Program in the Human Trafficking Unit.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and made recommendations regarding New Jersey Police Academy dismissal appeals for the Police Training Commission.
  • Cleared entire backlog of pending dismissal appeals by New Jersey Academy cadets.
Davita - Research Assistant
Robbinsdale, MN, 05/2013 - 07/2013
  • Researched and analyzed inequality teacher pay cases between 1935-1951 that formed the framework for.
  • NAACP's Brown v. Education legal argument.
  • Completed research and submitted documentation well in advance of deadline.
Davita - Paralegal
San Marcos, CA, 06/2012 - 08/2012
  • Reviewed hotel management contracts for legal sufficiency in areas such as area of protection and related definitions and provisions.
  • Analyzed and entered contract provisions and legal description for hotels in Asia.
  • Mapped "Area of Protection" for hotel franchise agreements for seven (7) brands.
  • Completed over 100 franchise agreement modifications and submitted on time.
Acumatica - Legal Assistant/FEPS Processor
Remote Partner Enablement Manager Sales Remote, VA, 07/2010 - 10/2011
  • Processed applications requesting public housing assistance and made recommendations.
  • Analyzed information from application to determine whether or not applicant qualified for assistance.
  • Completed over 30 applications daily for final approval.
City Of Rochester - Ny - Paralegal
Rochester, NY, 10/2009 - 05/2010
  • Drafted appellate and financial industry regulatory authority (FINRA) briefs.
  • Drafted, prepared and assembled documents for trials/arbitrations/negotiations in securities brokerage claims, including unsuitable investments, securities, stock manipulation, embezzlement, forgery and account churning.
  • Conducted legal research in securities regulations and prepared legal documents.
City, STATE, 02/2007 - 08/2008
  • Prepared legal documents, such as pleadings, discovery and correspondence for matters in matrimonial and family law, wills and estates, personal injury, real estate and pre/post nuptial agreements.
  • Managed diaries, organized meetings, arranged domestic and international travel, processed invoices and expenses.
  • Tracked and recorded all billable hours for each client.
City, STATE, 10/2003 - 02/2007
  • Prepared briefs, contracts, agreements, pleadings, court papers and correspondence in residential and commercial real estate practice.
  • Enforced monetary judgment by locating judgment debtor assets for restraint and/or garnishment.
  • Commenced contempt proceedings against recalcitrant debtors.
  • Assisted attorneys with research for commercial and lease violation cases.
  • Collected thousands of dollars of unpaid attorneys' fees on behalf of firm.

American Bar Association, Somerset County Bar Association, National Black Lawyers Association, Phi Alpha Delta (Alumni), Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Team (Alumni), University of Baltimore USGA Senator (former) and UM School of Law Immigration Clinic Program (former student attorney).


Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, Time Matters, legal research, meetings, negotiations and mediations. People skills: Confident and professional manner, always seeking to learn, always acting with integrity and honesty, excellent communicator - oral and written, advanced problem-solver and organizer.

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School Attended

  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • Albany Law School
  • Monroe College

Job Titles Held:

  • Summer Law Intern
  • Research Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant/FEPS Processor
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Secretary


  • J.D
  • MS
  • BA

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