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Civil & Commercial Litigation Procedures | Leadership | Problem Solving | Organization
Time Management | Teamwork | Communication (Native English, Fluent Burmese)
Attention to Detail | Microsoft Office | Westlaw Next
Skilled litigation attorney with ten years of experience in a broad array of legal cases. Able to manage time efficiently and track projects over time at varying degrees of detail. Areas of expertise include high-net-worth matrimonial litigation, partnership disputes, business divorce, trust and estates, as well as real estate. Develop mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Call on attention to detail in order to excel in a high-volume, deadline-driven setting. Adept as it relates to delivering high-caliber service consistently to all clients, both individually and as a team member. Excel under pressure in time-sensitive environments. Seeking to transition from a law firm to a private compaxxxxxx, banking or United Nations role.
Lead litigation at all phases from client intake through trial and appeal
Draft summons and complaints with the utmost in attention to detail
Conduct legal research and author legal memoranda on civil and commercial law issues e.g. securities fraud, contracts, partnership dissolution and joint ventures
Handle cases of real estate, landlord-tenant disputes, employment relations, medical malpractice and domestic relations law as well
Argue motions, co-chair trials, attend depositions and oversee discovery processes
Tackle a caseload of up to 25 cases under the guidance of managing partners
Co-chair trials in matrimonial actions involving issues of equitable distribution, custody, as well as spousal and child support
Handle matrimonial appeals in Xxxxxx State (XXXXXXS) Appellate Divisions, First and Second Departments
Also, co-chair commercial real estate cases for contract or fiduciary duty breach, misrepresentations in business dealings, misappropriation of funds, restitution and negligence
Represent clients in plenary actions to overturn unconscionable prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
Defend clients in arbitration hearings before the Joint Committee on Fee Dispute
Manage discovery and case management issues as well
Led legal research centered on toxic torts, occupational injuries and employment discrimination, among other issues
Drafted pleadings, as well as responded to discovery responses in class-action lawsuits
Maintained close, clear communication with clients at all phase processes
Developed and administered lessons for high school English classes
Sought to promote a cross-cultural exchange during after-school and extracurricular activities
Planned and delivered teacher training programs focused on communicative teaching methodologies for the Board of Education
Aimed at all times to actively promote and implement new best practices
Researched, gathered and analyzed data on California energy deregulation and other FTC cases, including discussing the causes of the California Electricity Crisis of 2011
Aided Senior Economists in completing research projects, FTCs, interviews and investigations
Volunteer Attorney, Xxxxxx City Bar Association, Monday Night Law Program
Research Assistant, Professor Paul Barron
Visiting Scholar, Siena Institute for International Law, Italy
International Arbitration Program, Humboldt University Law School, Berlin
Also worked as a Volunteer Teacher (1999-2002) and Refugee Camp Volunteer (2000-2002)
Juris Doctor, Tulane University Law School
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, University of Michigan Ann Arbor (Honors)
Certificate, Advanced Study and Training in Mediation and Dispute Resolution
Member, Xxxxxx State and City Bar Associations
Member, Xxxxxx State Bar
7312 35th Ave. | Xxxxxx, XXXXXX xxxxxx xxx-xxx-xxxx | firstname.lastname@example.org
March 16, 2018
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Dear [Hiring Agent Name],
I am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity in a (INSERT TITLE OF TARGET POSITION) capacity and am submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration. As demonstrated in the accompaxxxxxxing resume, my professional qualifications include the following accomplishments:
I bring to axxxxxx role years of proven litigation and legal operations success across a diverse array of civil and commercial cases involving matrimonial, real estate and environmental law cases.
My areas of capability, to name a few, include high-net-worth matrimonial, partnership dispute, business divorce, trust/estate and real estate litigation, among other types.
It is my hope to put the skills I ve refined over the years to practical use in a challenging, engaging new setting focused on Condominium/Real Estate Development and Management.
All of experiences thus far have transformed me into a worldly professional, with experiences in Berlin and Italy, as well as linguistic acumen in both English and Burmese.
As a professional, I excel in fast-paced environments that call for adaptability and levelheadedness. I work well as both an independent achiever and valued team member to drive the success of seamless operations.
In addition to my work chronology, I earned my J.D. from Tulane University s School of Law and am a member of the Xxxxxx State Bar.
As an employee, you will find me to be a driven team player committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior performance. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to your organization, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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