Sample Legal Resume Format

By | June 5, 2010

A legal resume format can be used by individuals who wish to apply for lawyer jobs, paralegal assistant jobs, attorney jobs and corporate counsel jobs.

A good legal resume should clearly outline your professional experience and provide all relevant details like affiliations, education background and specialization.

Formats you can use can be functional or chronological   or a combination of the two. The sample below shows a format that can be used as guide in writing an efficient legal resume.

Sample Legal Resume Format

George Lopez

52001 Carlisle Lane

California, CA 5025

Mobile No: +212-555-1452

Telephone No: +212-555-5426

Career Objective:

Highly experienced and established individual with a proven record track of success looking for a job as legal counsel in a challenging and rewarding company

Professional Experience:

2006- Presently: Oracle Advocates –Co-founder


Offering support to clients and helped them to make well informed decision.

Ensuring the rights of all individuals were observed.

Protecting the interests and rights of all clients.

2001- 2006:  GIL Associates – Telecommunications Associate


Represented the company on all legal matters including representing the company in court.

Prosecuted various claims and conducted investigations whilst adhering to company. Regulatory procedures.

Conducted research on all company acquisitions and mergers.

Prosecuted claims brought against the company,


1997- 2000: Law Studies. Washington School of Law. Washington DC.


Graduated with honors in oral advocacy

Approved by the American Bar Association in 2004

Successfully promoted the rule of law during my employment at Oracle Advocates






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