Sample General Attorney Resume
Notice how the job seeker in this sample general attorney resume opens with a clear objective of what he wants. These few well-chosen words will catch any employer's attention. He then lists only those previous work experiences that pertain to this particular job. All general attorney resumes should include this vital information.
Attorney at Law
21 Seacrest Road
City Road, USA 23417
Objective: General Attorney
Seeking an interview for work as a general attorney
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
In good standing with State Bar Association ready for immediate employment. Excellent employee record, professional, outstanding with clients. Specialties: research, defending people against prosecution, fact-finding, interviewing witnesses, and other related work.
RESUME of EXPERIENCE:
Barker Brothers Legal Counsel, Big City, USA 2000-2007
Preparing civil suits for trial
Smith and Cochran, Attorneys at Law, USA. 1997-2000
Depositions, contracts, research
J.D. Columbus School of Law, Any Place, USA 1997
American Bar Association:
New Attorney of the Year 1998
NOTE: This general attorney resume is a condensed version of a full resume--to serve as an example only. Always consider what the employer is looking for in the general attorney he hires. Tailor your resume to those requirements.