Lateral Lawyer Resume Tips

• Begin your resume with a professional objective if you have less experience

• A summary statement will be effective for highly experienced job seekers

• Highlight your qualifications or core competencies just below your objective/professional summary

• Include some of your relevant achievements

• Avoid ready-made resume templates. You should use a simple and logical format to write a resume for lateral lawyer position

Have a look at the samples below for further guidance.

See Also: Cover Letter for Lateral Lawyer Resume

Lateral Attorney/Lawyer Resume Sample 1

 

Christopher Adams

443 Havana Ave • Washington, DC 20005 • (004) 222 – 1111 • christopher @ email . com


LATERAL LAWYER

Enthusiastic, detail oriented law professional offering 10+ years of practice in corporate and real estate law. Effective ability to represent clients in civil and criminal cases, corporate litigation and general legal advice. Substantial knowledge of legal prerequisites of case filing. Areas of expertise include:

● Corporate Legal Advice ● Contract Development ● Legal Arbitration
● Transactional Support ● Strategic Business Advice ● Patent and Copyright
● Corporate Governance ● Dispute Resolution ● Intellectual Property
● Evidence Collection ● Court Hearing ● Case Presentation

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
• Pursued legal and tax reform initiatives resulting in recovery of up till $20k in favor of the firm
• Implemented contemporary and effective legal practice at the firm by training 16 junior attorneys in corporate law practices and court room hearing protocol
• Achieved the High Achievers Award thrice for ‘Best court Room Advocacy’

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PNJ LAW FIRM, Washington, DC
Lateral Lawyer 7/ 2008 to Present

• Provide legal advice to clients as and when needed
• Manage and minimize legal risks through effective implementation of safe law practices
• Develop cases and present them in court as per court standards
• Settle disputes through arbitration where possible

SCHMIDT AND POOLE LAW FIRM, Washington, DC
Legal Assistant (Corporate) 4/2003to 6/ 2008

• Advised corporate managers on prudent legal practices applicable to complex business situations
• Managed all intellectual property issues including trademarks, patents and copyrights
• Implemented corporate governance strategies through constant internal audits and rectifications


EDUCATION
ABC LAW SCHOOL, Washington, DC, 2003
JD Juries Doctor

JUSTICE INSTITUTE OF LEGAL SCIENCES, Washington, 2002
Bachelors in Corporate Law

 

Lateral Lawyer Resume Sample 2

Bryce Kendall

6 Pine Cone Drive, Pittsford, NY 45454
(999) 999-9999, Email


OBJECTIVE
Desire a Lawyer position at Lawyers Galore using acute knowledge of matters ranging from family law to business planning. Offering strong background in motion practice, litigation and alternative dispute resolution

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
• Fluent in courtroom advocacy and case files evaluation
• Strong background in preparing strategies and delivering legal presentations
• Hands on experience of representing tenants and landlord in negotiating short and long term leases
• In depth knowledge of arbitrating legal matters on a regular basis

LEGAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• Managed research efforts to identify potential clients and understand and serve existing clients
• Created and implemented a series of seminar programs to educate clients in the changes in the state and federal tax codes

WORK EXPERIENCE

Lawyers in Sync – Pittsford. NY
Lawyer | January 2009 – March 2013

• Provided legal advice and representation to clients
• Attended court hearings
• Negotiated contracts
• Settled disputes and supervised agreements
• Researched and gathered evidence
• Analyzed legal documents and supervised legal assistants
• Presented and summarized cases to juries
• Evaluated findings and developed strategies
• Represented clients in court and before government agencies

EDUCATION
LLM in Taxation, University of New York, New York – 2008
BA, Magna Cum Laude, University of New York, New York – 2005

ADDITIONAL CAPABILITIES
• Able to handle international employment law issues
• Demonstrated organizational and communication skills
• Strategic and proactive thinking
• Knowledge of advanced legal terminologies