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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:   Seek the Position of Federal Law Clerk

SUMMARY:   Exceptionally knowledgeable and resourceful Law Clerk with more than six years experience in performing a variety of complex and confidential paraprofessional legal duties in support of attorneys, including legal research and drafting of legal and educational materials.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Excellent knowledge of substantive and procedural legal principles and application.
  • Great knowledge of general legal terminology, scope and character of Minneapolis statutory and case law and provisions of the United States and Minneapolis Constitutions.
  • Exceptional knowledge of Minneapolis criminal practice and procedure.
  • Thorough knowledge of rules governing state and federal court practice and procedure.
  • Remarkable knowledge of rules of evidence and conduct of proceedings in Minneapolis trial and appellate courts, legal research methods and general legal reference materials.
  • Uncommon knowledge of basic principles and techniques of project management.
  • In-depth knowledge of the operation of personal computers and the use of specified computer applications, such as word processing, principles and techniques of preparing a variety of effective written materials.
  • Strong knowledge of business English, spelling, grammar, punctuation; modern legal office practice and procedures.
  • Uncommon ability to analyze and draft a variety of legal documents and other materials, including pleadings, correspondence, and reports.
  • Excellent ability to perform legal research, including computerized legal research and apply legal principles and precedents to particular sets of facts.
  • Uncommon ability to analyze policy issues; present statements of facts, law, policy and argument clearly, concisely, and logically in both written and oral form.
  • Profound ability to organize and summarize a wide variety of material and information.

Professional Experience

City Attorney's Office, Minneapolis, MN
2000 - Present

Law Clerk
  • Prepare drafts of a variety of legal forms and documents, such as criminal complaints, declarations, discovery requests and responses and other pleadings.
  • Research legal questions using Minneapolis law, as well as the law of other states and federal law when appropriate.
  • Summarize and Shepardize cases and statutes.
  • Collect, organize, and summarize a wide variety of information, materials, documents, reports and evidence.
  • Investigate criminal cases.
  • Perform other tasks in support of an attorney, including preparation of trial briefs, exhibits, evidence and subpoenas.
  • Provide general supervision of contract law clerks at the District Attorney's Office.
  • Work with police, building inspectors, fire inspectors, animal control officers and other City staff during investigation and correction of code violations.
  • Provide support to Neighborhood Revitalization attorney and participate as Neighborhood Revitalization Program team member.
  • Respond to citizen complaints and inquiries.

Education

Associate Degree in Law
University of New York (2000)




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