How To Find An Attorney Resume

As a new lawyer you may want to read up on application formats before you write your own, in fact, you may want to look into an attorney sample resume to get a feel for what one may sound like or read like.>

Remember, an lawyer's history record will probably look quite a bit different than another type of job application. You not only want to state where you have worked, but you also may want to point out key law strengths you have experience in. This means a different type of record than say an iron worker.

You may want to point out what type of cases you have handled in the past, or even those you studied extensively in college if you do not have a lot of experience yet. This may lead you into a specialized area of law, or perhaps you want to be in a special area and have done extensive study but don't actually have court experience in it yet. You can show all of this in a resume, but you want it worded just right.

This is where an attorney sample resume can help you decide not only the format, but also the wording. After all, first impressions are important and in today's online world, you'll find that there are many job openings that want you to apply online. This means they don't even get to see you before you're judged.

In fact, without filling the basic requirements for the job, you're prepared paperwork will go in a garbage file. So many people are applying for one particular job that if you don't stand out in the first few seconds, you're gone.

So take a look at some of the attorney resume samples you can find online and make your record stands out so you don't wind up filed under G for garbage.

Sally Sue Smith, Esq.
123 Any St. Hometown, USA 09876
• Phone no: 555-123-0987• Email: [email protected]

I am hard working attorney with extensive experience representing both petitioners and respondents within the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Courts.

Attorney Law Clerk:
Per Diem Attorney - Law Offices of Lucie A. Marciano, Esq.-86 Hudson Street Hoboken, NJ 07030, Dec 2009 - Present
Per Diem Attorney representing respondents under the NJ Workers' Compensation Statute
Per Diem Attorney - Manfred F. Ricciardelli, Jr., Esq., LLC-3 Prospect Street Morristown, NJ 07960, Mar 2009 - Present
Per Diem Attorney primarily representing respondents under the NJ Workers' Compensation Statute
Attorney - Marshall, Dennehey, et al.-Roseland, NJ, Jul 1996 - Apr 2004
Attorney representing insurance carriers and self-insureds under the NJ Workers' Compensation Statute
Attorney - Staehle & DeSanto-East Hanover, NJ, Jun 1995 - Jul 1996
Attorney representing the Travelers/Aetna Insurance Company under the NJ Workers' Compensation Statute
Attorney - Simon, Sarver & Rosenberg-Fairfield, NJ, Sep 1991 - Jun 1995
Attorney representing petitioners seeking claims under the NJ Workers' Compensation Statute
Judicial Law Clerk - Superior Court of N.J.-Newark, NJ, Sep 1990 - Aug 1991
Assisting the Hon. Stephen E. Mochary, J.S.C., Chancery Division, Family Part and Law Division, Criminal Part
Law Clerk - Martino Paganini & Malmud-Florham Park, NJ, Sep 1989 - Jun 1990
Research and writing on issues pertaining to insurance defense

Villanova University - Villanova, Pa.
Bachelor of Arts
Double major in Philosophy and English
May 1987
Seton Hall University School of Law - Newark, NJ
Juris Doctor
Juris Doctor, June 1990

Professional Memberships:
 Workers' Compensation Inns of Court: Barrister, 9/97 to 2004
 Essex County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section: Vice-Chair, 1/96 to 5/97
 Member of the NJ Bar

 President of Temple Sholom of West Essex ECC Parent Organization 2008 thru 2009

  •  Furnished upon request.