Sample Solicitor Resume Format

By | June 5, 2010

This sample resume can be used as guide to persons seeking employment as solicitors. A good solicitor resume contains professional experience and applicant’s educational background.

It should also include a strong and concise career or professional objective of the applicant. Applicants’ key academic achievements are also included in this type of resume which can be used to apply for jobs like legal office jobs, legal clerk jobs etc.

Sample Solicitor Resume

James Michael

234, New Island Rd., Houston, TX- 369459

Home- (333) 258741009, Cell- 159324300

jamesM@yahoo.com

Career objective

I am a highly skilled professional with strong knowledge of legal terminology willing to work in the same field on challenging position where my skills and knowledge of the field will be utilized

Professional experience

2006-present City Law Office, New York- Solicitor

Responsibilities

Conducting clients’ interviews, discussing their problems and issues, providing them advice and suggestions

Assessing clients’ problems and issues providing solutions on these problems

Preparing legal documents

Commissioning expert reports.

Dealing with routine correspondence relating to cases

Maintaining good rapport with the clients

2000-2006 Federation of Women Lawyers, Houston – paralegal

Responsibilities

Represented victims of gender abuse in court.

Provided legal advice to clients.

Arranged meetings with clients and discussing their problems.

Was responsible for other duties like helping lawyers in investigations and other clerical work.

Worked in a team environment and maintained a good rapport with the team members.

1999-2000 City Legal advisors New York – intern Law Clerk

Responsibilities

Drafted letters to clients, solicitors and other parties.

Managed cases for clients.

Prepared legal documents such as wills.

Conducted research on client’s cases.

Education:

1995-1999 Bachelor’s Degree of Law in Criminal and General Laws – Houston University

Other skills

Computer 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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