Sample Criminal Defense Attorney Resume

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Daniel Adams
2700 Woodland Drive
Schaumburg, IL60173

Job Objective Seeking an opportunity to become a valued member of your company by practicing my skills as Criminal Defense Attorney to their fullest potential.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Wide knowledge of rules of criminal and civil procedure
  • Remarkable proficiency in legal research and writing
  • Ability to enable competent prosecution and defence of criminal actions
  • Wide knowledge of civil actions (consumer, environmental, family support) in trial courts
  • Excellent communication and computer skills
  • Ability to work independently

Professional Experience:

Criminal Defense Attorney
Katz Law Office, Ltd.,Schaumburg, IL
August 2007 – Present

  • Investigated the circumstances of client’s case and interviewing witnesses.
  • Represented the client in a probable cause hearing.
  • Made legal motions that are needed to protect your rights.
  • Argued in court for a favourable sentence.
  • Helped clients with probation or parole matters.

Criminal Defense Attorney
Public Defense Services, Schaumburg, IL
May 2004- July 2007

  • Evaluated investigative reports submitted by law enforcement agencies.
  • Researched on all the negative and positive possibilities in the case of the accuser.
  • Collected all the necessary data and studies the case.
  • Conducted detailed interviews with the witnesses of the crime


Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice
Darton College, Albany, GA

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