Human Rights Lawyer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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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


  • 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.


Master’s Degree in International Human Rights Law

National American University, Albuquerque, NM

Bachelor’s Degree in Law

Malone College, Canton, OH