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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 Law Clerk

SUMMARY:   Highly knowledgeable and resourceful Law Clerk with more than four years experience in performing legal research, analysis and writing; and under the specific guidance of a judge, assisting in drafting opinions, orders, calendar notices, and decisions.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Exceptional knowledge of formats for a variety of legal    documents.
  • Uncommon passion for law.
  • Huge knowledge of legal processes and procedures.
  • Deep knowledge of legal terminology.
  • Profound knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations    and/or policies and procedures.
  • Uncommon ability to perform legal research using case law and    appropriate techniques.
  • Remarkable ability to understand and apply secondary sources    such as, loose-leaf services, legal encyclopedia, annotated    case reports, extra jurisdictional case law, law review articles,    etc.
  • Immense ability to compose and produce reports, documents    and related material.
  • Excellent knowledge of English.
  • Proven accuracy and precision in carrying out duties.
  • Remarkable ability to think logically and clearly.

    Professional Experience

    Department of Justice, Minneapolis, MN
    2002 - Present

    Law Clerk
    • Prepare cases by conducting legal research and gathering evidence.
    • Maintain document control, tracking and tracing.
    • Review case files and digests trial folders, etc.
    • Drafts litigation working documents.
    • Prepare documents consisting of concise decisions based upon facts of case interpretations of law and compliance with state and federal standards.
    • Evaluate all the information to determine a case's status.
    • Rule on the admissibility of evidence, evaluate evidence and make decisions on cases.
    • Monitor, track and follow up on documentation, case files or other assignments to ensure appropriate timelines are met and action completed.
    • Review cases, applications, files, records, etc., to determine action to be taken.
    • Search land titles to check details such as property boundaries and ownership of the property.
    • Attend settlements for the purchase or sale of land.
    • Examine contracts and obtain information about contracts so that solicitors can proceed with finalization.
    • Fill out legal forms and lodge them with government offices, interview clients and draft clauses for contracts.
    • Undertake company, business name, bankruptcy and other searches.
    • Help maintain bookkeeping records.
    • Prepare statements of evidence by witnesses and briefing papers for use by barristers (this happens when a solicitor's client has to go to court).
    • Assist clients by providing information on legal processes.
    • Assist prosecuting or defense lawyers in court and arrange for the attendance of witnesses at court.
    • Brief witnesses and take notes of evidence.
    • Assist barristers and senior counsel with case management.
    • Perform other tasks as assigned.

    Education

    Bachelor's Degree in Law
    University of New York (2002)




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