Sample Human Rights Lawyer Resume

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Margarita Anaya
2968 Eva Pearl Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(222)-767-7668
[email]

Job Objective Human Rights Lawyer with immense experience in the legal field seeking a job in your firm.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience working in a human rights advocacy organization
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of international humanitarian law and policies
  • Familiarity with legal research and analysis procedures
  • Immense ability to cross-examine witness to gather evidences
  • Outstanding ability to draft legal documents
  • Remarkable ability to travel domestically and internationally to support cases
  • Superior written and verbal skills

Professional Experience:

Human Rights Lawyer
Sidley Austin LLP, Baton Rouge, LA
August 2007 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Represented clients in international and regional human rights court and in war crimes tribunals.
  • Researched civil and criminal laws.
  • Reviewed factual project reports and case studies.
  • Drafted witness statements.
  • Participated in human rights conferences.
  • Maintained strong relationships with local, national and international human rights organizations.
  • Assisted in development of organizational policies.
  • Supervised interns in their assigned cases.

Education

Master’s Degree in International Human Rights Law
National American University, Albuquerque, NM

Bachelor’s Degree in Law
Malone College, Canton, OH

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