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||As a professional attorney you will be accustomed to the preparation of important documentation. Developing and delivering factual information will be part of your every day life. You must use your resume to demonstrate the expertise you have developed throughout your career.
Your resume should reflect your excellent communication and interpersonal skills and your ability to develop rapport with each client, assuring each of your personal attention and commitment to success. Your experience is very important and will be key to securing your desired position. Be specific and offer factual information, stating achievements and successes experienced to date throughout your career.
The attorney resume should be able to demonstrate an ability to absorb new information, effective decision making skills and an ability to work under pressure meeting strict deadlines.
Contact Information :
Objective : Short specific statement that includes position, industry, and/or relevant skills.
Summary of Qualifications : Recommended for experienced professionals. This section should consist of a minimum of three, and preferably no more than ten, "bullet points", each describing an accomplishment in terms of results.
Example : Experienced consultant with five years experience in information technology. Strong project management skills with extensive knowledge in statistical processes.
Education : In reverse chronological order required information includes:
Use Keywords : Use extensively attorney related keywords and action verbs to describe your skills and accomplishments.
Try to use Action Verbs when constructing your statements :
Skills : Mention all your legal or law related strengths to make your resume outstanding.
Experience : List the recent first. Emphasize your law related accomplishments and achivements as an Attorney.For example
"Researched employment law issues and drafted legal memoranda on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA); performed research and prepared legal memoranda on litigation issues; attended depositions; participated in witness interviews."