Associate Lawyer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To secure Associate Lawyer position with a well established law firm.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with general litigation activities
  • Exceptional knowledge of financial related matters
  • Thorough knowledge of business litigation units
  • Skilled in legal related tracking system
  • Familiarity with a variety of the law concepts, practices, procedures, Westlaw, LexisNexis, and PCLaw
  • Proficient withMicrosoft Office Suite, and legal related tracking systems and databases
  • Good understanding of legal research and analytical procedures
  • Outstanding ability to develop oral advocacy skills
  • Immense ability to participate in legal campaigns
  • Remarkable ability to negotiate with clients

Professional Experience:

Associate Lawyer

McDowell Group, LTD, San Jose, CA

August 2007 – Present


  • Provided legal support for immigration related matters.
  • Prepared applications for permanent residence, employment authorizations and citizenship.
  • Prepared legal documents for embassies and consulates.
  • Participated in court briefings and major legal actions.
  • Reviewed firm’s law concepts and recommended improvements.
  • Renewed contracts for leases, licenses, insurances and other purchases.
  • Provided timely responses to Attorneys and court systems.
  • Mentored law clerks as needed.

Associate Lawyer

Expat Network Ltd, San Jose, CA

May 2004 – July 2007


  • Assisted Attorneys in court hearings.
  • Developed case strategy based on client information.
  • Explained to clients about legal options and legal issues.
  • Interpreted court rules and decisions to clients.
  • Interviewed witnesses to gather evidences.
  • Reviewed and recorded investigative findings.
  • Managed schedules of civil litigation cases.
  • Informed clients about case status on regular basis.


Master’s Degree in Law

Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA

Bachelor’s Degree in Law

Skyline College, San Bruno, CA