Sample Civil Lawyer Resume

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John Phipps
964 Kooter Lane
Shelby, NC 28150

Job Objective Seeking employment as Civil Lawyer.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Wide experience with public interest law and public advocacy
  • Extensive knowledge of law and legal issues
  • Deep knowledge of state and federal court framework
  • Solid understanding of civil issues
  • Skilled in oral advocacy techniques
  • Outstanding ability to maintain legal documents
  • Remarkable ability to build positive working relationship with other legal staff
  • Immense ability to provide legal support independently or in a team environment

Professional Experience:

Civil Lawyer
Messer Law Firm PLLC, Shelby, NC
August 2007 – Present


  • Represented clients in court hearings.
  • Provided guidance to Junior Attorneys on their cases.
  • Prepared legal documents for the assigned cases.
  • Obtained civil remedies for clients from state and federal court.
  • Participated in community outreach activities.
  • Provided legal advice to companies on the business matters.

Civil Lawyer
Farmers Insurance Group, Shelby, NC
May 2004 – July 2007


  • Advised clients on legal transactions.
  • Provided advisability to clients on prosecuting and defending lawsuits
  • Interpreted legal laws and rulings to clients.
  • Identified and resolved legal issues.
  • Presented cases to juries.


Master’s Degree in Civil Law
Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Law
Dean College, Franklin, MA

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