Law Clerk Resume Format

By | June 5, 2010

This sample resume can be used as guide to persons seeking employment as law clerks, legal office jobs etc.

A good law clerk resume contains professional experience and applicant’s educational background. It should also include a strong and concise career or professional objective of the applicant.

Other skills and key academic achievements also boost chances of applicant securing an interview and the job applied for.

Sample Law Clerk Resume

Mathew Davis
123, Ellis Street ,

Boston, MA, 01234,

athew@yahoo.com

(123) 456 789

Career objective

To work in a competitive law firm that will enable me to utilize my professional and excellent communication skills for the benefit of the company

Professional Experience

2008- Present New York District Court – law clerk

Responsibilities

Maintaining order and decorum during court proceedings.

Managing exhibits submitted into evidence.

Reviewing briefs submitted by the parties and verify cited legal authority.

Performing legal research.

Drafting legal documents including trial briefs, memoranda and orders.

2007 – 2008: Michael Johns Advocates – intern law clerk

Responsibilities

Drafted letters to clients, solicitors or other parties.

Managed cases for clients.

Prepared legal documents such as wills.

Conducted research on client’s cases.

EDUCATION

2006- 2007 Post graduate Diploma in Law, Abraham Lincoln School of Law, Los Angeles

2002-2006 Law Degree Abraham Lincoln School of Law, Los Angeles

1998-2001 Bachelor of Arts Linguistics Major Georgetown University
Other skills

Proficiency in Microsoft word, Excel, desktop publishing and internet

Hobbies

Reading and writing

Playing soccer

Watching basketball

References

Available upon request

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