Sample Trial Lawyer Resume

A trial lawyer resume focuses on the job hunter's goal-to get an interview for a job trying civil cases for a reputable firm. It is essential for trial lawyer resumes to include pertinent and current information if the job seeker hopes to get hired.

Roger Craven
Attorney at Law
789 Manzanita Avenue
West Port, USA 90465

Objective: Trial Lawyer

Interested in an interview for immediate hire as a trial lawyer


Experienced trial lawyer, in good standing with the State Bar Association, specializing in trying civil cases. Excellent professional skills, outstanding communication with clients and fellow employees.


Community Law Offices, Big City, USA                     2002-2007
     Lead trial attorney

Riverdale Law Firm, Small Town, USA                      1998-2002
     Trial attorney with a specialty in civil suits


J.D., West Side School of Law, Major City, USA        1998


American Bar Association, Big City Chapter:
     All-Star Trial Lawyer Award                              2005

NOTE: Write a complete trial lawyer resume, including expanded information of the kind you see in this condensed sample. Employers expect about two pages. Include your work experience as a trial lawyer as well as your training and recognition.