Here's a free resume example so you can get an idea of what a legal resume looks like.
A good Résumé or Curriculum Vitae is a very important weapon for those who want to obtain a job or internship.
A simple, basic and formal model is more effective and attract more attention because it contains really relevant information. Avoid colorful and very detailed resume.
Your Resume must contain the following:
The professional free resume examples model mentioned below is quite simple and objective.
Joe M. Doe, Esq
Focused, Hard-working litigation attorney with 2+ years' experience seeking to leverage preparation and trial negotiation skills, and to maintain a high rate of annual billable hours for GL&B, Inc.
Member in good standing of the California State Bar.
At Foster & Dumas, carried 23 cases to trial and settled 92% mediations. Maintained 1600 billable hours/year with 96/100 client satisfaction. Logged 12% more billables hours than the other attorneys in my group.
Have done small freelance jobs. Have performed 15 contract reviews for local artists. Conduct monthly pro bono trial preparations, Clark County small claims court.
Have judged 5 High School Moot Court Competitions. Have Taken on an internship and full-time job on a Judicial Clerkship Program (JCP)
Collaboration, leadership, Communication, time management, litigation, trial preparation, settlement, drafting discovery requests, interpersonl skill, strong work ethics, client advocacy, tax law, corporate law, trademark law, environmental law, criminal law, divorce law
Journal Note: Advocacy Law Weekly, Feb 2019