Sample Judicial Law Clerk Resume

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Michael Herbert
22945 Coltrane Ave
Elkhart, IN, 46514
(333)-123-1234
[email]

Job Objective To obtain a Judicial Law Clerk position in a company that will allow me to grow with the company.

Work Experience:

Judicial Law Clerk, May 2004 – Present
Georgetown University, Elkhart, IN

  • Prepared and summarized case files in advance of hearings and monitor cases under advisement.
  • Attended court sessions to hear oral arguments and records necessary case information.
  • Prepared briefs, legal memoranda and statement of issues involved, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations to the judge.
  • Compiled references on laws and decisions necessary for legal determinations.
  • Conferred with judge concerning legal questions, construction of documents and granting of orders.
  • Reviewed, studied, researched, and annotated laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs and related legal authorities.

Judicial Law Clerk, March 2002– April 2004
Federal Judiciary, Elkhart, IN

  • Drafted memoranda and jury instructions.
  • Observed court proceedings and learn at firsthand.
  • Managed significant interaction with judges, attorneys, law clerks and other chambers staff.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of court practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and concepts
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft access)
  • Uncommon passion for law
  • Ability to perform duties such as filing, typing, faxing and answering phone
  • Deep knowledge of legal terminology
  • Typing speed of 50 W.P.M
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Education

Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies, Wayne County Community College, Detroit, MI

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