Sample Criminal Defense Lawyer Resume

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Jeffry Santistevan
363 Warner Street
Orlando, FL 32801
(123)-991-4187
[email]

Job Objective Actively seeking Criminal Defense Lawyer position that will allow me to heighten my career in this field.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience with criminal defense legal operations
  • Wide knowledge of legal issues
  • Solid understanding of common law principles
  • Familiarity with legal research and analysis techniques
  • Proficient with MS products
  • Immense ability to perform client negotiations
  • Outstanding ability to develop new policies and procedures
  • Remarkable ability to adapt to changing priorities

Professional Experience:

Criminal Defense Lawyer
Massachusetts Law Group, Orlando, FL
August 2007 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Represented clients for criminal defense cases in the court of law.
  • Obtained all possible case information from clients.
  • Examined witness to gather evidences.
  • Presented case documents for submission to jury.
  • Provided support to client to handle pressure.
  • Explained clients on how to conduct during interrogations.
  • Informed clients about possible outcomes of cases.
  • Negotiated with prosecutors to drop charges.

Criminal Defense Lawyer
The McShane Firm, LLC, Orlando, FL
May 2004 – July 2007

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in preparing criminal defense cases for court hearings.
  • Developed strong argument strategy for courtroom.
  • Reviewed legal documents, contracts and memorandums.
  • Responded to legal inquiries from client promptly.
  • Interpreted defense laws and rulings to clients.
  • Ensured press releases are in compliance with corporate laws.
  • Gathered additional evidence to support the case.

Education

Master’s Degree in Criminal Law
St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, NC

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Law
Odessa College, Odessa, TX

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