Top Attorney Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Attorney. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Attorney resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.6% of Attorney resumes contained Legal Documents as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Attorney actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Attorney resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

2. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Represent individual and institutional clients in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate acquisition, financing and leasing and foreclosure.
  • Represented buyers and sellers of residential real estate, attending closings, reviewing closing documents and preparing related legal documentation.
  • Conducted other commercial litigation involving eminent domain/right-of-way actions for pipeline companies, and other real estate-related disputes.
  • Managed and negotiated product liability, workers compensation, employment, real estate and general liability litigation.
  • Worked collaboratively to structure business operations and represent clients in complex landlord-tenant and real estate cases.
  • Litigated and negotiated business litigation matters involving disputed commercial, business and real estate transactions.
  • Conduct real estate closings for borrowers refinancing residential loans with several large national mortgage companies.
  • Summarized real estate and construction documents and reviewed escrow accounting records for tracing of disbursements.
  • Performed research in real estate litigation, constitutional litigation and general municipal law.
  • Represented developers, investors and lenders in commercial and residential real estate transactions.
  • Prepared status reports and presented same to senior management regarding real estate transactions.
  • Represented clients in over 7,000 separate commercial and/or residential real estate transactions.
  • Developed and implemented internal procedures for real estate closings conducted by company.
  • Acted as General Counsel for several commercial real estate-related companies.
  • Prosecute lawsuits focusing primarily on real estate lien foreclosures.
  • Practice included corporate law and incidental real estate transactions.
  • Facilitate and attend commercial and residential real estate closings.
  • Specialized in residential and commercial real estate closings.
  • Prepared documents for commercial/residential real estate transactions.
  • Conducted real estate transaction negotiations and closings.

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3. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Attorney jobs:
  • General civil litigation practice involving matters including: family law, consumer protection, landlord/tenant disputes.
  • Owned and operated a solo law practice focused primarily on family law and employment discrimination law.
  • Self-employed practitioner specializing in Criminal Defense and Family Law including divorce, custody and child support.
  • Handled complex criminal and family law cases autonomously from initial consultation through resolution or trial.
  • Developed solo family law practice with concentration on cases involving family violence and mediation services
  • Provided independent representation of family law clients from client interview to final matter disposition.
  • Typed interrogatories and correspondence for family law and criminal cases.
  • Managed extensive litigation caseload involving family law and criminal defense.
  • Organize and represent criminal and family law litigation matters.
  • Practice concentrated primarily in criminal and family law.
  • Practice primarily focused on family law matters.
  • Associate Assisted solo-practitioner in family law matters.
  • Experienced family law and immigration practitioner.
  • Practice included family law and estate planning
  • Drafted and translated family law literature.
  • Litigated and negotiated family law cases.
  • Draft motions, petitions, agreements, uncontested divorce documents, and all other documents attendant to matrimonial and family law.
  • Practice focused on family law matters, including martial dissolution, domestic violence, custody, visitation and child removal actions.
  • Handle numerous claims to include personal injury, real estate, criminal defense, contract disputes, employment and family law.
  • Provided legal counsel and advice to Hurricane Katrina survivors in the subject matters of contracts, family law, and tax.

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4. Trial Preparation

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Here's how Trial Preparation is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Lead attorney responsible for family, matrimonial and civil litigation; including devising case strategy, trial preparation and tactical decision-making.
  • Evaluated and investigated claims for major international insurance carrier in the field of supplemental insurance; including trial preparation and practice.
  • Composed and reviewed legal documentation including attorney work product for discovery, depositions, and other trial preparation documents.
  • Develop and manage discovery and trial preparation assessment plans regarding strategy and resolution issues for all case assignments.
  • Conducted legal research, assisted partners in trial preparation, and oversaw document production as litigation associate.
  • Translated from French to English, reviewed technical deposition testimonies, and assisted with deposition/trial preparations.
  • Perform all aspects of corporate litigation including discovery, motion practice, deposition and trial preparation.
  • Drafted successful appellate briefs and numerous trial motions, coordinated discovery and participated in trial preparation.
  • Handled commercial litigation, including discovery, summary judgment proceedings, settlement negotiations and trial preparation.
  • Assisted in trial preparation of litigation involving bankruptcy, asbestos defense and denial of insurance coverage.
  • Evaluated case files and discovery evidence to assist in trial preparation and developing defense strategy.
  • Aided in trial preparation and appellate advocacy, representing insurance companies and self-insured corporations.
  • Reviewed nursing home and hospital medical records and prepared summation databases for trial preparation.
  • Facilitated training for new attorneys and provided coaching regarding trial preparation and litigation strategy.
  • Involved in an extensive trial preparation by independently preparing trial notebooks for every case.
  • Managed all aspects of discovery from document production to deposition and trial preparation.
  • Conducted trial preparations including depositions, discovery, motion practice, and negotiations.
  • Communicate with expert witnesses regarding reports, deposition testimony, and trial preparation.
  • Represent Plaintiffs in protection from abuse proceedings, including trial preparations and negotiations.
  • Assisted with trial preparation, including organizing deposition binders and witness statements.

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5. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Work on several e-discovery projects for large-scale civil litigation in various areas of law including pharmaceutical, medical device and anti-trust regulations
  • Manage administrative and civil litigation cases related to execution, enforcement and breach of contracts, trademarks and copyright infringements.
  • Handled all aspects of civil litigation, conducted depositions and drafted interrogatories, and reviewed judicial findings for appellate review.
  • Represent local, regional and national lending institutions in foreclosure actions, bankruptcy litigation, collections and general civil litigation.
  • Practiced in all phases of civil litigation including preparing for and conducting trials, attending depositions and negotiating settlements.
  • Supervised and participated in all aspects of civil litigation, with emphasis on pharmaceuticals, wrongful termination, professional liability
  • Represented clients in civil litigation from filing the complaint/answer to negotiating settlements and represented homeowners facing foreclosure action.
  • Worked as an independent contractor providing support services for criminal and civil litigation, discovery and motion practice.
  • Handle matters in products liability, construction litigation, professional liability, and general civil litigation.
  • Provide litigation and discovery services in complex civil litigation involving contract disputes between commercial entities.
  • Do civil litigation including criminal, personal injury, administrative, family law and business.
  • Represented and advised clients in civil litigation Managed single attorney professional association Developed marketing strategy
  • Represented clients in Minnesota and Federal courts, specializing in civil litigation and bankruptcy.
  • General practice of civil litigation services, including conducting client intake and orientation procedures.
  • Provided E-discovery legal support for complex civil litigation matters, including federal anti-trust disputes.
  • Represented client in various stages of criminal and civil litigation with minimal supervision.
  • Assisted sole practitioner in civil litigation practice specializing in malpractice and personal injury.
  • General practice focused on civil litigation, business and insurance related matters.
  • Managed numerous state and federal civil litigation cases for individuals and corporations.
  • Prepared pleadings for civil litigation regarding contract disputes and incident to divorce.

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6. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Specialized in mass class action litigation with extensive experience in chemical exposure personal injury cases and business economic loss cases.
  • Prepare personal injury cases for settlement or litigation by reviewing and evaluating cases for probability of success.
  • Associate attorney specializing in civil litigation with an emphasis on divorce litigation and personal injury cases.
  • Represented clients and assisted litigation in social security and personal injury cases, including automobile accidents.
  • Investigated complaints of personal injury cases, criminal cases, retaliatory and discriminatory employment practices.
  • Have already successfully negotiated multiple property damage claims for clients in personal injury cases.
  • Work included music and entertainment contracts and management and personal injury cases.
  • Represented personal injury cases with an emphasis on serving minority clients.
  • Negotiated settlements in Worker's Compensation and personal injury cases.
  • Negotiated policy limit insurance settlements in two personal injury cases.
  • Managed multiple catastrophic personal injury cases from injury to settlement.
  • Negotiated the settlement of personal injury cases with insurance adjusters.
  • Decided whether to accept and investigate personal injury cases.
  • Litigated class action, commercial and personal injury cases
  • Prepared personal injury cases from intake to litigation.
  • Review personal injury cases and prepared demands for damages
  • Represented accident victims in personal injury cases.
  • Handled numerous personal injury cases.
  • General accounting and posting of payments received from workers compensation and personal injury cases and issuance of 1099 miscellaneous tax forms.
  • Represent plaintiffs in personal injury cases, including Mass Torts claims and claims arising from motor vehicle accidents and general liability.

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7. Law Firm

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Here's how Law Firm is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Worked closely with other attorneys in a law firm styled environment comprised of 17 full-time student-attorneys and approximately 45 volunteer attorneys.
  • Performed analysis of technical, scientific documents for large Philadelphia-based law firm defending a multinational pharmaceutical corporation in multiple lawsuits.
  • Directed and exercised functional authority for organizing activities related to providing superior customer service to law firms throughout southern California.
  • Practiced litigation and commercial law for boutique law firm specializing in servicing small and medium-sized businesses and not-for-profits.
  • Ensured partnering between law firm and lending institutions that included compliance with statewide Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation program.
  • Reviewed complex technical documents for California law firm defending multinational technology corporation in multiple patent infringement lawsuits.
  • Managed and operated a growing personal injury law firm specializing in medial malpractice and other injury claims.
  • Provided litigation assistance for a complex Products Liability case for this international law firm.
  • Participated in an electronic document review for a premier Connecticut law firm.
  • Conducted individualized legal research projects for law firm subscribers.
  • Developed team-oriented environment in supervising six law firm employees.
  • Coordinate and support outside law firms regarding out-of-state litigation.
  • Solo practice law firm practicing exclusively in bankruptcy.
  • Developed co-counseling arrangements with outside law firms.
  • Delivered assignments to associated law firms.
  • Staff Attorney for private non-profit law firm providing legal assistance to low income individuals residing in 37 counties throughout Eastern Kentucky.
  • Served as government liaison for law firms and government agencies to ensure all Medicaid reporting compliance requirements for personal injury lawsuits.
  • Oversee nation's largest tax resolution law firm consisting of 20+ Attorneys, 35+ assistants, and 100+ support staff members.
  • Perform all aspects of a law firm from start to finish in PI, Criminal, Domestic, Commercial and Successions.
  • Founder, President and CEO, Planned and directed the start-up and of a corporate, business and litigation law firm.

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8. Bankruptcy

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Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Participated in all aspects of corporate reorganization practice, including commercial and bankruptcy litigation as well as corporate insolvency and restructuring.
  • Established positive professional relationships within the local bankruptcy bar by maintaining a high ethical standard of professionalism.
  • Maximized recovery and liquidation of non-exempt assets for benefit of unsecured creditors in Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases.
  • Managed bankruptcy cases for creditors and debtors from initial bankruptcy petition filing through confirmation/discharge.
  • Performed issue coding review on inbound materials using Relativity in a bankruptcy litigation matter.
  • Drafted and negotiated documents to protect lender in anticipation of bankruptcy and/or borrower defaults.
  • Consulted on bankruptcy implications and routinely discharged thousands of dollars of debts.
  • Manage caseload consisting mainly of bankruptcy, loan modifications and consumer litigation.
  • Represented condominium homeowners associations in bankruptcy proceedings and in State courts.
  • Provide limited representation on bankruptcy matters to preserve creditors' interests.
  • Filed and successfully discharged several bankruptcy petitions on behalf of clients.
  • Represented Commonwealth taxing and regulatory agencies in bankruptcy proceedings and litigation.
  • Represented creditors in recovering property from debtors who have filed bankruptcy.
  • General litigation attorney with emphasis on bankruptcy and general commercial litigation.
  • Maintained a caseload of general litigation and bankruptcy law matters.
  • Crisis-managed failing businesses prior to and through bankruptcy reorganization.
  • Provided coverage for bankruptcy hearings and criminal traffic matters.
  • Represented the Trustee in bankruptcy litigation including preference actions.
  • Conducted client intake and execute bankruptcy and immigration petitions.
  • Represent individuals in debt enforcement and bankruptcy matters.

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9. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Represented plaintiffs during litigation, including attending depositions and court hearings, and completing written discovery.
  • Prepare for and attend court hearings/appearances including settlement conferences and motion practice in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Acquired Involuntary Medication Orders for State Hospitals weekly in administrative and superior court hearings.
  • Prepared and reviewed all necessary court documents and attended court hearings and depositions.
  • Manage attorneys attending court hearings and/or preparing pleadings for judicial proceedings.
  • Represent the organization at court hearings for collections and organizational cases.
  • Conduct court hearings/conferences, depositions, and trial/hearing preparation.
  • Represented various creditors on motions at Bankruptcy Court hearings
  • Interviewed client several times to develop her declaration and testimony, using several techniques, and prepared her for court hearings.
  • Ensured protection of client rights by participating in court hearings, manage cases, and communicated case status to clients.
  • Handled all administrative duties including handling incoming calls, scheduling appointments with clients, scheduling court hearings & depositions.
  • Represented individuals in legal proceedings, including court hearings in lower courts and appeals before the Wyoming Supreme Court.
  • Conduct contract review, editing, and client advisement for same, take depositions, and attend court hearings.
  • Attended court hearings, e-filing court documents, transcribed legal documents and initial consultations with attorney and potential clients.
  • Represented applicant clients in all aspects of the case from filing, to the deposition and at court hearings.
  • Represented Criminal and Family Law clients in and out of court through mediation, court hearings, and trials.
  • Assisted clients in everything from filling out immigration petitions and applications to attending USCIS interviews and Immigration Court hearings.
  • Attend and observe court hearings with the attorney in addition to filing court orders and other court documentation.
  • Represented clients in court hearings, settlement negotiations, trial, and all aspects of civil case defense.
  • Attend court hearings and argue motions before Cook County, Kane County, Will and DuPage County Judges.

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10. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Advised the staff on complex questions of representation and jurisdiction and interstate/intrastate litigation in state and federal courts.
  • Represented clients in state and federal courts, and administrative proceedings involving environmental and public utility matters.
  • Carried out witness interviews and edited/reviewed witness statements for presentation to Federal Courts and Administrative Bodies.
  • Represented individuals before administrative tribunals and federal courts, assisted business professionals in obtaining lawful status.
  • Represented consumers bringing claims under consumer protection statutes in state and federal courts
  • Represent insurers in declaratory judgments and litigation in state and federal courts.
  • Reviewed evidence and prepared exhibits for submission to federal courts.
  • Drafted pleadings in administrative proceedings and before federal courts.
  • Represented individuals before administrative tribunals and federal courts.
  • Experience includes contract review and negotiation (commercial leases and employment), litigation and appeals in state and federal courts.
  • Represented clients at trial court and appellate court level in state and federal courts and before state and federal administrative bodies.
  • Drafted pleadings and briefs, including discovery requests and responses and appellate briefs in DC and Maryland State and federal courts.
  • Appeared routinely in both state and federal courts and became familiar with each Court s local rules, practices and customs.
  • Provide assistance with the preparation of legal forms, training and education to pro se litigants in state and federal courts.
  • Practice included civil and criminal litigation in Municipal, State and Federal courts, with a concentration on criminal defense.
  • Lead attorney in litigation, civil and criminal, at trial and appellate levels in both state and federal courts.
  • Litigated in state and federal courts, both trial and appellate, including depositions, discovery, and motion practice.
  • Represented clients in state and federal courts in personal injury, wrongful termination, employment discrimination and criminal matters.
  • Practice focused on domestic relations, business law and criminal defense in municipal, county, and federal courts.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive support to the Attorneys, Office Supervisor, Judges, County, District, & Federal Courts.

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11. Estate Planning

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Here's how Estate Planning is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Litigated personal injury, and general liability matters, worker's compensation, estate planning and litigation, environmental liability litigation.
  • Participated in integrated estate planning for high net worth individuals by coordinating foreign and multinational assets into a solid structural plan.
  • Drafted various Estate Planning Documents and counseled and consulted clients regarding Business continuity planning.
  • General practice focusing on corporate litigation, estate planning and criminal defense.
  • Prepared client correspondence explaining estate planning documents and the various tax-savings options.
  • Participated in successful seminars for prospective clients on current estate planning strategies.
  • Included immigration divorce/family law, probate/estate planning, and personal injury.
  • Supervised and mentored paralegal and administrative staff of estate planning department.
  • Attend continuing legal education classes focused on estate planning and administration.
  • Present educational seminars in estate planning and general legal issues.
  • Solo practitioner concentrating in Residential Real Estate and Estate Planning
  • Developed detailed estate planning and asset/wealth protection strategies.
  • Rendered investment advice and retirement/estate planning services.
  • Reviewed financial and estate planning instruments.
  • Drafted sophisticated estate planning documents.
  • Prepared various estate planning documents.
  • Performed estate planning and administration.
  • Participated in integrated estate planning.
  • Have written articles and consumer materials on a variety of subjects, and given seminars on identity theft and estate planning.
  • Drafted various estate planning documents, such as the Durable Power of Attorney, HIPPAA Authorization, and Pour Over Will.

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12. Settlement Agreements

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Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Reviewed agreements relating to Estate asset sales, preparing Family Settlement Agreements and Releases and distributing Estate personal property to Beneficiaries.
  • Negotiate and draft settlements, employment agreements, settlement agreements, and confidentiality agreements and documentation involved with mergers and acquisitions.
  • Drafted and negotiated master services agreements, provider agreements, marketing agreements, settlement agreements and software and technology agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted employment separation agreements, landlord-tenant contracts, dependency mediated agreements, and settlement agreements.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements regarding representation disputes and unit clarification, negating the need for formal hearings.
  • Negotiated and drafted settlement agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, and agency contracts.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements for a variety of local businesses in employment and workers' compensation matters.
  • Drafted and negotiated environmental, confidentiality, site access, and settlement agreements and commercial contracts.
  • Negotiated settlements and drafted all promissory notes, settlement agreements and court Pleadings associated with commercial collections
  • Negotiated over 100 settlement agreements resulting in preservation of tenancy or favorable monetary settlements for clients.
  • Draft and negotiate settlement agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, and commercial vendor contracts.
  • Drafted several Marital Settlement Agreements after engaging in negotiations with opposing parties and opposing counsel.
  • Drafted legal documents including summary judgment motions, settlement agreements, and discovery documents.
  • Generated income by obtaining referrals, performing client consultations and negotiating favorable settlement agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated settlement agreements to recoup funds for terminated and underfunded pension plans.
  • Coordinate with other DOE units to ensure effective and timely implementation of settlement agreements.
  • Prepare litigation-related contracts, including settlement agreements, confidentiality agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Managed full administration and litigation of diverse cases, and negotiated settlement agreements.
  • Negotiated employment contracts, settlement agreements and re-negotiated mortgage documents on defaulted mortgages.
  • Negotiated and drafted hundreds of contracts, collective bargaining agreements and settlement agreements.

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13. Foreclosure

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Here's how Foreclosure is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Represented low income individuals regarding landlord issues, foreclosures, evictions and utility shut offs in private tenancy and subsidized/public housing.
  • Solo practitioner handling family-based immigration, criminal misdemeanor, traffic, indebtedness, contract disputes, bankruptcy and lien foreclosures.
  • Analyzed federal and state statutory law and case law related to mortgage foreclosure, and institutional lender contractual requirements.
  • Litigated residential foreclosures from Complaint preparation to Judgment and Order Approving Foreclosure Sale and issuance of Judicial Deed.
  • Prosecuted foreclosure lawsuits by filing complaints and preparing amended complaints, pleadings, motions and supporting affidavits.
  • Provide support to both attorney and clients by advising both of state-specific guidelines regarding foreclosure procedures.
  • Headed foreclosure team regarding all posting and foreclosure actions and established appropriate legal procedures for same.
  • Prepared and filed final judgment packages and lost note affidavits in Florida residential foreclosure actions.
  • Managed the Collections and Foreclosure department consisting of four paralegals and additional office staff.
  • Assist in establishing standard operating procedures to properly assist client concerns related to KY foreclosures
  • Provided in-depth legal guidance to Foreclosure and Litigation attorneys regarding complex title issues.
  • Reviewed loan documents and aided distressed homeowners with avoiding imminent foreclosure and eviction.
  • Draft pleadings and motions for primarily mortgage foreclosure and consumer debt-related cases.
  • Supervised residential mortgages foreclosures caseload and managed all aspects of the foreclosures.
  • Attend Northwest Florida-in person, and telephonic foreclosure hearings and Meditations.
  • Revised and drafted 200 mortgage foreclosure document templates for automated system.
  • Represented lenders by drafting and reviewing various motions in foreclosure proceedings.
  • Performed in-depth review of ForeclosureTitle Reports and resolution of title claims.
  • Drafted and filed documents relating to both statutory and judicial foreclosures.
  • Counseled distressed homeowners and personal guarantors in foreclosure and deficiency actions.

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14. Premises Liability

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Here's how Premises Liability is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Generated research, discovery and arguments for trials involving variety of personal injury, premises liability and other general liability claims.
  • Experience with Commercial Litigation, Uniform Commercial Code/Contract disputes, Securities Litigation, Premises Liability, Workers Compensation and shareholder/partner litigation.
  • Defended workers' compensation, automobile negligence, premises liability, and product liability suits for primarily self-insured entities.
  • Defense-focused litigation including insurance claim defense, municipal representation, title insurance, construction litigation, and premises liability.
  • General liability defense, personal injury, products liability, premises liability, construction defect and workers compensation.
  • Assisted partner in defending political subdivisions from lawsuits based on allegations of premises liability and construction defects.
  • Drafted successful opposition to summary judgment motion in difficult premises liability case involving a serious elevator accident.
  • General liability and employment practice included premises liability, products liability and harassment and discrimination claims.
  • Prepared all aspects of civil defense litigation in construction, premises liability and motor vehicle accident cases
  • Specialize in general liability litigation including motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and labor law.
  • Managed multiple personal injury, premises liability, employment liability, and contract litigation files.
  • Represented clients and insureds in matters related to automobile and premises liability.
  • Handled commercial auto personal injury and premises liability litigation.
  • Represented defendants in Auto Negligence and Premises liability suits.
  • Defended property owners against premises liability claims.
  • Managed/prosecuted civil suits for negligence and damage to real property including construction defects, contractor's disputes, and premises liability.
  • Handled first and third party automobile injury cases, premises liability cases, trusts and decedent estates, and driving offenses.
  • Practiced in general civil defense litigation with a focus on auto & trucking accidents, premises liability and wrongful death matters.
  • Litigated a caseload of premises liability, automobile, home attendant and day care personal injury cases for several insurance carriers.
  • Obtained judgment in favor of land owner in premises liability litigation by way of written memorandum and oral presentation before court.

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15. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Provide preventive counseling to employers involving issues arising under various federal and state employment laws and administrative regulations.
  • Reviewed and extracted pertinent information from company records for an employment lawsuit against a major national corporation
  • Investigated allegations of employee misconduct and potential violations of state and federal employment laws.
  • Investigated/litigated complaints alleging violations of consumer laws and employment laws.
  • Advised Senior Management regarding compliance with federal employment laws.
  • Experienced with applicable personnel/employment laws.
  • Counseled employers on complying with state and federal employment laws including wage and hour, workplace safety, and anti-discrimination laws.
  • Represented clients in cases involving Brazilian labor and employment laws and Brazilian family law in the state and federal court systems.
  • Advise clients on all current state and federal labor and employment laws and legislative and regulatory developments to ensure compliance.
  • Provide comprehensive counsel to employers and employees on the numerous federal, state, and local labor and employment laws.
  • Research and draft employee handbook, agreement, and incentive plan to comply with Vermont and New York employment laws.
  • Counseled employers in compliance with basic employment laws including FLSA, COBRA, interviewing and hiring, labor disputes.
  • Advised Human Resource Directors and Manufacturing and Sales Managers on compliance with applicable state and federal employment laws.
  • Conducted supervisory training on the FLSA, FMLA, NLRA, and other federal employment laws.
  • Interpreted complex factual situations in light of appropriate civil rights and equal employment laws and policies.
  • Practice included cases related to Labor and Employment laws as well as intellectual property rights.
  • Researched labor law, tax law and employment laws and implemented protocols to ensure compliance.
  • Prepared desk guide and reference materials for clients concerning state and federal employment laws.
  • Advised clients on compliance with state and federal labor and employment laws and regulations.
  • Maintain current knowledge of international employment laws and global labor and employment matters.

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16. Intellectual Property

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Here's how Intellectual Property is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Advised clients about securing their intellectual property, prosecuted trademark applications, registered copyrights, and engaged in copyright infringement litigation.
  • Drafted and negotiated in-bound intellectual property licenses with third-party rights-holders based on world-class motion picture, television, and literary properties.
  • Drafted and negotiated various business, technology and intellectual property agreements for clients in the technology and financial services industries.
  • Provided counsel to clients concerning commercial business contracts including: licensing agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and intellectual property agreements.
  • Researched and helped file patent and trademark applications and handled other legal issues, primarily related to protecting intellectual property rights
  • Advised corporate personnel regarding corporate agreements, SaaS, technology acquisition and distribution, Internet services, and Intellectual Property.
  • Represented companies in intellectual property matters, complex commercial litigation, and antitrust litigation in federal and state court.
  • Trademark registrations, response to office actions, opposition proceedings, infringement actions and intellectual property portfolio counseling.
  • Drafted intellectual property licensing agreement for the State of Maryland used by all participating primary public schools statewide.
  • Provided business services, rental management, commercial contracts, lease/finance agreements, and intellectual property agreements.
  • Guided and advised clients in technology-related transactions including licensing, trademarks, sales and intellectual property protection.
  • Represent corporations in intellectual property disputes, ranging from patent challenges to product licensing to trademark disputes.
  • Worked as a contract attorney on an intellectual property case making a determination regarding privileged materials.
  • Provided analysis and counsel on legal issues regarding business, intellectual property and family law matters.
  • Advised producers during talk show pilot development regarding privacy, defamation, and intellectual property issues.
  • Experience with the acquisition, protection, and enforcement of intellectual property rights domestically and internationally.
  • General practice litigation, corporate advising, intellectual property consultations, public notary, among others.
  • Defended agency's intellectual property rights and protected agency from additional trademark and copyright issues.
  • Assisted partners and senior associates in real estate, professional liability and intellectual property matters.
  • Performed intellectual property assignments, including software licensing, trademark clearance, registration and enforcement.

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18. Social Security

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Here's how Social Security is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Litigate medical and legal malpractice, personal injury, social security disability, unemployment insurance, and wrongful termination cases.
  • Maintain an independent caseload of approximately 50 clients in Workers' Compensation applicant cases with some Social Security Disability matters.
  • Developed cases and formulated comprehensive decisions under the Social Security Act while implementing regional and national policy directives from SSA.
  • Assisted and represented combat-wounded soldiers and Marines in the Social Security Administration's Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors program.
  • Analyze medical records and research Social Security Administration statutes and rules to determine if claimants qualify for disability benefits.
  • Researched and evaluated Social Security Disability laws and regulations to determine whether an applicant qualified Social Security Disability benefits.
  • Review medical records, vocational rehabilitation records, and applicable files for case review regarding Social Security Disability hearings.
  • Counseled and assisted clients in understanding causes and contributing factors to their cases and social security disability eligibility process.
  • Represented individuals who had either been injured in motor vehicle accidents or denied Social Security disability benefits.
  • Drafted interrogatories for impartial medical experts and impartial vocational experts in connection with Social Security Disability cases.
  • Accompanied staff attorneys to hearings regarding bankruptcy, social security disability, and railroad retirement pensions.
  • Represented disability claimants before the Social Security administration and in the federal district and circuit courts.
  • Interviewed clients who had been denied Department of Veterans Affairs and/or Social Security Administration disability benefits.
  • Solo law firm representing clients who are seeking Social Security Disability and Supplement Security Income.
  • Handled Personal Injury, Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability cases from beginning to end.
  • Sole Attorney responsible for a busy plaintiff Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability practice.
  • Contract attorney and handled Michigan and Indiana hearings for other Social Security Disability practices.
  • Represented individuals in Social Security disability cases from initial interview through attendance at hearings.
  • Represent clients at Federal Social Security disability hearings throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states.
  • Review and summarize medical records to successfully obtain a fully favorable social security decision.

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19. Document Review

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Here's how Document Review is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Managed global litigation, discovery and document review, and contract management, administration, and negotiating and preparation of contracts.
  • Team Lead in electronic document review project for a national law firm in patent infringement case involving a Japanese electronics manufacturer.
  • Worked for Clifford Chance as a contract attorney and performed electronic document review for relevance and privilege in a regulatory investigation.
  • Conducted residential real estate closings for clients including contract and document review and preparation of deeds and other necessary documents.
  • Conducted depositions of corporate executives, managed electronic document disclosures and coordinated on- and off-site teams of document reviewers.
  • Participated in multiple assignments performing legal coding, Electron Document reviews for privileged documents and attorney work products.
  • Performed extensive document review for antitrust, unfair competition, and misrepresentation claims in high-profile tobacco litigation case.
  • Performed document review in anticipation of litigation by flagging documents with relevant content and ranking their potential significance.
  • Provided document review services for clients including a Fortune 50 financial institution and an international software development company.
  • Gained familiarity with online document review software and developed a system for streamlining review and prioritizing key duties.
  • Managed documents in electronic database, coordinated and managed document review team, prepared productions and privilege logs.
  • Performed document review and analysis for relevance, privilege and confidentiality in oil and gas environmental investigation.
  • Provided document review assistance by efficiently organizing and analyzing thousands of discovery documents in preparation for trial.
  • Worked on document review and discovery related matters for a Fortune 200 company involved in patent litigation
  • Completed a document review assignment by reviewing discovery documents for relevance, importance, and privilege
  • Performed electronic document review, including quality control review for responsiveness and attorney client privilege.
  • Performed substantive document review in response to Justice Department antitrust request regarding a proposed merger.
  • Drafted memorandum of law and task instructions for document reviewers concerning relevancy and privilege.
  • Performed in-house document review, contract negotiation/drafting, and compliance and business operations.
  • Organized voluminous document review projects involving supervision of as many as 45 attorneys.

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20. Appellate Briefs

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Here's how Appellate Briefs is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Collaborated in the preparation of discovery responses, establishing legal strategies and drafting appellate briefs.
  • Draft appellate briefs defending final agency decisions resolving complaints of employment discrimination.
  • Prepared appellate briefs, typically dealing with asylum and cancellation of removal.
  • Structured arguments and drafted appellate briefs and post-conviction petitions.
  • Researched, wrote and argued numerous procedural and substantive appellate briefs in the New York State Appellate Court, First Department.
  • Prepared legal memorandums, discovery documents, motions, appellate briefs, proposed orders, notices, subpoenas and plea agreements.
  • Represented clients at the Benin Division of the Court of Appeal of Nigeria; drafted appellate briefs and appellate reply briefs.
  • Review of contractual agreements, research and preparation of appellate briefs including oral argument before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Research and draft Complaints, Responses, Motions, and Appellate Briefs for individual cases as well as mass tort dockets.
  • Prepared patent and copyright infringement summary judgment motions and responses, and efficiently drafted appellate briefs to Fifth and Federal Circuits.
  • Prepared pleadings, motions and appellate briefs for presentation to the Immigration Courts and the United States Department of Homeland Security.
  • Researched and drafted pleadings, discovery, motions, responses in opposition, replies in support, and appellate briefs.
  • Drafted appellate briefs and successfully argued on behalf of Commission in appeals of two rate determinations before Court of Appeals.
  • Manage company's appellate cases, prepare appellate briefs and other appellate pleadings, and argue in appellate courts.
  • Manage appellate department, research, prepare and draft appellate briefs and motions in all district courts of appeal.
  • Drafted documents for all phases of litigation, including pleadings, motions, trial documents, and appellate briefs.
  • Write and edit appellate briefs, pleadings, and motions at the Delaware Supreme Court and Chancery Court levels.
  • Researched state and federal law on a variety of topics and authored multiple appellate briefs and position papers.
  • Drafted pleadings, trial and appellate briefs, contracts, agreements, wills, trusts, and correspondence.
  • Drafted pleadings, discovery documents, motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, and appellate briefs.

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22. Medical Malpractice

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Here's how Medical Malpractice is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Conducted discovery for large medical malpractice/product liability lawsuits
  • CONSULTANT-provided legal support and management services for various attorneys and physicians dealing with medical malpractice and insurance issues.
  • General practice law firm specializing in personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, matrimonial law and criminal law.
  • Handled business litigation in California, and supported various types of business and medical malpractice litigation in Nevada.
  • Defended and managed complex product liability, commercial, personal injury, and medical malpractice litigation cases.
  • Practice focuses primarily in areas of medical malpractice, general liability, workers' compensation and legal malpractice
  • Investigated and prepared endorsements on staff employment, medical malpractice, equal opportunity and ethics issues.
  • Litigated medical malpractice, products liability and personal injury lawsuits in state Superior and District Courts.
  • Advised health care providers on various health care compliance/regulatory issues including nursing and medical malpractice matters.
  • Experience includes personal injury, product liability, premises liability, professional negligence, medical malpractice,
  • Represented Fulton-DeKalb Hospital authority in medical malpractice suits including multiple medical centers and educational institutions.
  • Investigated and assessed risk exposure of insurers in civil litigation and medical malpractice matters.
  • Practice included medical malpractice defense, homeowners coverage, construction defect and coverage matters.
  • Prosecuted medical malpractice cases involving oncology, ophthalmology, cardiology, and general surgery.
  • Required extensive research of medical malpractice law, including statutory rules and governing opinions.
  • Represented plaintiffs in personal injury, medical malpractice and product liability causes of action.
  • Drafted detailed pleadings and written discovery for general liability and medical malpractice defense actions.
  • Litigate insurance defense cases concerning premises liability, medical malpractice, and products liability.
  • Managed personal injury department at a premier personal injury and medical malpractice law firm.
  • Associate attorney in medical malpractice defense firm representing hospitals in San Diego County.

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24. Deposition Summaries

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Here's how Deposition Summaries is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Reviewed discovery production and prepared deposition summaries and written discovery requests.
  • Reviewed deposition transcripts; drafted deposition summaries and highlights.
  • Reviewed Deposition Transcripts and formulated Deposition Summaries.
  • Provided litigation assistance such as brief writing, legal research, interview of witnesses/clients, deposition summaries, and document review.
  • Identify key documents for motions or trial, interpret and respond to document requests, and draft fact and deposition summaries.
  • Conducted legal research on employment law, drafted deposition summaries, assisted attorneys at depositions and interviewed clients and witnesses.
  • Prepared motions, contracts, agreements, court filings, managed records, and prepared deposition summaries.
  • Typed pleadings, wills, deposition summaries, insurance defense correspondence and recorded statements.
  • Arranged for the taking of depositions and prepared deposition summaries.
  • Prepared of trial and cross examination notebooks, deposition summaries.
  • Draft deposition summaries, demand letters and mediation briefs.
  • Attend hearings, depositions and writing deposition summaries.
  • Draft deposition summaries, discovery demands and responses.
  • Draft deposition summaries and status reports to clients.
  • Prepared complaints, appellate briefs, memoranda of law, deposition summaries and extensive motion drafting in preparation for litigation.
  • Prepare exhibit lists, deposition summaries, deposition exhibits, MSC briefs, page/line designations, and evidentiary objections.
  • Prepared petitions, deposition summaries, prepare medical summaries, gathered medical bills for settlement, etc.
  • Prepare for depositions through targeted searches and selecting witnesses; create post-deposition summaries and legal memoranda.
  • Drafted deposition outlines, deposition summaries, and legal memoranda.

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25. Insurance Defense

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Here's how Insurance Defense is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Practice devoted primarily to insurance defense litigation including SUM/UM matters, insurance coverage issues, professional liability matters and no-fault litigation.
  • Analyzed and assessed cases on behalf of an insurance defense company concerning potentially fraudulent medical providers and coverage issues.
  • Lead counsel in litigation of civil matters focusing on insurance defense regarding property claims and federal regulatory compliance.
  • Claim Litigation Counsel for State Farm Insurance Company practicing insurance defense of automobile and premises liability cases.
  • Specialize in insurance defense and civil litigation defending individuals and business entities sued in tort.
  • Co-managed other attorneys in insurance defense litigation involving tractor-trailer truck collisions in multiple State jurisdictions.
  • Handled insurance defense for several major insurance companies in the Personal Injury Protection Litigation Unit.
  • Contract attorney for a busy insurance defense firm handling personal injury and products liability litigation.
  • Handled primarily insurance defense matters including automobile, premises liability, and workmen's compensation.
  • Practice concentrated primarily in general civil litigation, employment law, and insurance defense.
  • Practice in employment law and commercial litigation generally, with expanded insurance defense representation.
  • Represent insureds of Liberty Mutual Insurance group in personal and commercial insurance defense disputes.
  • Associate attorney responsible for all aspects of cases involving insurance defense and commercial litigation.
  • Practice emphasis in civil litigation, professional negligence defense and insurance defense.
  • Handled insurance defense and commercial litigation matters throughout the country and internationally.
  • Managed large litigation caseload centering primarily on insurance defense and commercial law.
  • Participated in insurance defense cases regarding premises liability, negligence and product liability
  • Supported business litigation team on insurance defense and general liability defense cases.
  • Represented insurance defense clients in various litigation and workers compensation cases.
  • Developed an expertise in insurance defense and representation of governmental units.

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26. Child Support

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Here's how Child Support is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Provided hearing coverage for family law department including dissolution of marriage, child support, contempt and enforcement
  • Represented clients in child support enforcement actions, upward/downward modifications, and related matters.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to design and develop an educational brochure regarding child support modification.
  • Represent defendants during hearings in negotiating child support settlements for delinquent child support payments.
  • Analyzed legislation including proposed state and federal legislation affecting Child Support Enforcement.
  • Drafted settlement/separation agreements including provisions regarding maintenance and child support.
  • Negotiated child support repayment with assistant county attorneys.
  • Represented department in child support enforcement court proceedings.
  • Represent clients in family cases involving divorce, child support, modification of child support, and modification of parenting plans.
  • Presented oral argument with supporting evidence, examined and cross examined witnesses in the IV D child Support and Family Courts.
  • Performed extensive research in the areas of commercial tenancy, civil procedure, child support, negligence, and dangerous conditions.
  • Supervised all child support attorneys and administrative support assistants in the largest child support legal office in the State of Alabama.
  • Represent clients in all aspects of child support, visitation and custody hearings and or trial proceedings in NY Family Courts.
  • Negotiated marital settlement agreements, divided client's and respondent's assets, debts, child support, and spousal alimony.
  • Established Child Support section within FCCS legal department including formulating agency protocol and ensuring legal compliance on behalf of the agency.
  • Practice family law representing clients in divorce, child custody and child support, domestic violence, and guardianship cases.
  • Appeared as counsel for hearings on several matters, including protective orders, custody, child support, and contempt.
  • Advised department supervisors and staff as to state and federal statutes and case law as applicable to child support cases.
  • Prepared child support Excel spreadsheets, drafted discovery, and worked one-on-one with clients until the end of their case.
  • Updated courts on status of various child support cases, including payments, arrears, and noncompliance with payment plans.

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27. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Performed employee benefit due diligence on a wide variety of transactions involving multinational, publicly traded and privately held organizations.
  • Performed regulatory compliance and due diligence exercises, conducted a comparative review of various laws and ensured proper documentation.
  • Provided support for complex real estate and financing transactions, including due diligence coordination and drafting ancillary documents.
  • Performed expedited due diligence to evaluate regulatory issues and environmental liabilities associated with term loan and indenture collateral.
  • Experience in providing guidance and spearheading due diligence process concerning merger and acquisitions of international language schools.
  • Performed privilege investigation, conducted due diligence and document review making legal judgments on privilege or responsiveness.
  • Reported legislative activities within Georgia and Arkansas to ensure satisfactory results and supervised merger/acquisition due diligence activities.
  • Conducted legal due diligence and case management procedures, including investigation, discovery and depositions.
  • Researched corporate standing and assisted corporate attorneys in conducting due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.
  • Performed and coordinated legal due diligence activities in connection with various Corporate and Divisional acquisitions.
  • Performed due diligence on premium financing platforms from a risk management and business opportunity perspective.
  • Performed due diligence research for insurance fraud investigations including detailed analysis and reporting of financial records
  • Participated in several corporate due diligence reviews conducted by the mergers and acquisitions department.
  • Perform due diligence of corporate mergers and acquisitions involving potentially sanctioned or embargoed parties.
  • Participated in due diligence review of commercial agreements for spin-out of subsidiary businesses.
  • Drafted shareholder agreements and oversaw due diligence in connection with company acquisitions.
  • Performed real property and environmental due diligence for acquisition of sugar processor.
  • Performed due diligence and negotiated purchase agreements for several mergers and acquisitions.
  • Conducted due diligence analysis for financial entities seeking assistance in financial restructuring.
  • Perform Due Diligence in acquisitions and divestitures or in anticipation of litigation.

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28. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Advise management on adverse actions and disciplinary proposals to ensure compliance with the District Personnel Manual and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Reviewed GMAC/Ally Financial foreclosure documents processed during 2009 to 2010 to ensure compliance with local and federal foreclosure regulations.
  • Review and revise supervisory and risk management policies and procedures to ensure compliance with new and existing regulatory requirements.
  • Provided guidance to health care practitioners to ensure compliance with North Carolina Medical Board guidelines and governmental regulations.
  • Analyzed company data storage procedures to ensure compliance with HIPAA and federal and international data privacy protection regulations.
  • Interviewed company personnel to ensure compliance with Second Request obligations and to determine all locations of electronically-stored information.
  • Reviewed internal communications and policy documents for major multinational corporations to ensure compliance with court orders.
  • Planned and implemented policies and procedures to ensure compliance with ever-changing client directives and regulatory requirements.
  • Audited client-specific files to ensure compliance with client legal guidelines and coordinated resolution of non-compliant files.
  • Consult with project developers to ensure compliance with investment based immigration petition requirements.
  • Reviewed documents in response to government subpoenas to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  • Provided oversight of agency stakeholders to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Analyzed and negotiated documents to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Reviewed internal procedures and processes to ensure compliance with accreditation bodies.
  • Prosecute adversary proceedings to ensure compliance of creditors with bankruptcy code.
  • Review settlement documentation to ensure compliance with Medicare reporting regulations.
  • Reviewed a broad range of environmental documentation to ensure compliance.
  • Craft company policy to ensure compliance with Federal Regulatory requests.
  • Use strong knowledge of federal and local laws affecting the real estate and mortgage arena to ensure compliance for the Firm.
  • Implement and manage corporate governance program to ensure compliance with all state regulatory filing requirements for parent company and all subsidiaries.

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29. Administrative Law

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Here's how Administrative Law is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Represent Social Security Disability Claimants before the Appeals Council in appeals of unfavorable and partially favorable decisions from Administrative Law Judges.
  • Drafted decisions for Administrative Law Judges, applying federal regulations and case law and incorporating public policy concerns and agency directives.
  • Represented long term disability insurance policy-holders in claims for Social Security Disability benefits, appearing in over 300 administrative law hearings.
  • Represented clients during the complicated Social Security disability application process and assisted in the representation of clients during administrative law hearings
  • Advocated on behalf of claimants' interest in pending social security disability claims at administrative hearings before Administrative Law Judges.
  • Reviewed benefit decisions along with claimant files to determine whether Administrative Law Judge disability determinations were supported by substantial evidence.
  • Drafted decisions granting and denying Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income for review by Administrative Law Judges.
  • Practice includes administrative law proceedings involving governmental entities, including immigration matters, licensing applications, and tax disputes.
  • Represented clients in administrative law hearings, appealing their denials of disability benefits at the Social Security Administration.
  • Participated in audits/investigations of Administrative Law Judges to ensure compliance with administrative policy and the Social Security Act.
  • Represented clients in proceedings before Administrative Law Judges for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income.
  • Represent Claimants at hearings before Administrative Law Judges, including cross examination of vocational and/or medical experts.
  • Prosecuted employee misconduct cases in an administrative setting before arbitrators, hearing officers and administrative law judges.
  • Represented claimants during administrative law hearings held at various Offices of Adjudication and Review throughout California.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements and represented the Agency in informal dispute resolution proceedings with Administrative Law Judges.
  • Reviewed and analyzed disability decisions issued by Administrative Law Judge to determine additional disability appeal opportunities.
  • Handled civil and administrative law including real estate, construction contracts and notary operations.
  • Tried cases before administrative law judges regarding quasi-criminal violations of Nevada's insurance laws.
  • Represented clients at over 400 administrative law hearings for social security disability firm.
  • Represented individuals before Administrative Law Judges regarding denial of Social Security Disability Benefits.

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30. Business Law

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Here's how Business Law is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Solo practitioner focusing on business law and business consulting utilizing a paperless office and cloud computing.
  • Practiced business law to include setting up corporations, limited liability corporations, limited liability partnerships.
  • Practiced international business law applying relevant knowledge and experience in analyzing cases.
  • Researched the business law and regulation applicable to corporate transactions.
  • Executed real estate transactions and developed business law practice.
  • General Practice Attorney specializing in family and business law
  • Conducted legal research and writing for corporate/business law transactions
  • Practiced complex commercial litigation and business law.
  • Provided day-to-day business law counseling.
  • General Practice of law including labor and employment law, personal injury, contracts, business law, divorce, real estate
  • Advised and helped global clients fit into Chinese business law environment; represented western companies to negotiate contracts with Chinese companies.
  • Provide routine legal advisement to clients involving civil claims, real estate law, business law, and limited criminal matters.
  • Specialized in plaintiff's side litigation in consumer and commercial collection law, contracts law, bankruptcy law, business law.
  • Practiced in the areas of Workers' Compensation; Construction Litigation; Business Law; Premises Liability; and Commercial Collections.
  • General practice law firm whose general areas of practice include criminal law, bankruptcy law and civil and business law.
  • General practice legal service, including especially in family law, personal injury, business law, and criminal law.
  • Draft and amend consumer and commercial contracts for security system industry in compliance with consumer protection and commercial business laws.
  • Provided online legal consultations, answering 200+ legal questions pertaining to IP, Entertainment, Defamation, and Business Law.
  • Represent clients in business law, oil and gas law, land use, property law and family law matters.
  • Practice focuses on entertainment law, trademark, copyright, tort law, personal injury, and general business law.

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31. Jury Instructions

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Here's how Jury Instructions is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Attended two meet and confers which lead to the stipulations of jury instructions, exhibit lists, and witness lists.
  • Draft statements of the case, trial briefs, witness lists, exhibit lists, and jury instructions.
  • Drafted motions, bench briefs and jury instructions for insurance bad faith trial that resulted in defense verdict.
  • Prepared materials for trial such as pretrial motions, jury instructions, and trial exhibits.
  • Prepared trial documents including jury questionnaires, jury instructions, verdicts and exhibits.
  • Assisted with trials, including preparation of jury instructions and trial documents.
  • Perform significant legal research and writing as well as drafting jury instructions.
  • Prepare jury instructions and conduct post-trial interviews of the jury.
  • Drafted proposed jury instructions and made oral argument on same.
  • Compiled Jury Instructions and drafted Jury Verdict Sheets for trials.
  • Prepared jury instructions for 25+ civil and criminal cases.
  • Formulated and submitted jury instructions and special verdict forms.
  • Drafted pleadings, motions, briefs and jury instructions.
  • Prepared Jury Instructions and Jury Verdict;.
  • Prepare proposed jury instructions for Federal Court utilizing California Civil Jury Instructions and Model Federal Rules for employment law issues.
  • Prepared jury instructions and proposed sentence for convicted defendants based on sentencing guidelines.
  • Draft statements of the case, witness lists, exhibit lists, jury instructions, and motions in limine.
  • Attend and assist with bench trials, including review of subpoenaed documents, missing witness charges and jury instructions.
  • Drafted motions, jury instructions, proposedorders, and a brief for a diversity action in federal district court.
  • Conducted research and drafted pleadings, motions, trial briefs, jury instructions and memoranda of law.

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32. Pre-Trial Motions

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Here's how Pre-Trial Motions is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Prepared pre-trial motions, answers to discovery demands and other court documents necessary in No-fault litigation matters.
  • Draft pre-trial motions and conduct legal research in criminal district court and juvenile delinquency proceedings
  • Argued pre-trial motions and negotiated settlement agreements with opposing counsel.
  • Argued pre-trial motions Conducted and defended Depositions
  • Researched and drafted pre-trial motions and other pleadings for use in all Maryland Courts and DC Superior and DC Circuit Court.
  • Drafted various pre-trial motions, requests for discovery, appellate briefs, and an opposition to a writ of mandate.
  • Conducted discovery, depositions, pre-trial motions and assisted 2nd chair at trial for commercial and personal injury defense cases.
  • Propounded and responded to discovery, drafted pleadings, argued discovery motions, pre-trial motions, and post-trial motions.
  • Performed legal research and drafted motions for summary judgment, motions to exclude expert opinions, and miscellaneous pre-trial motions
  • Prepared pre-trial motions such as Answer to Discovery, Motions to Suppress Evidence, and Motions to Dismiss.
  • Conducted jury and bench trials, pre-trial motions, violation of probation hearings and plea negotiations.
  • Represented OPD clients at pre-trial motions, pleas, bench trials, jury trials and sentencing.
  • Obtained expert witnesses in preparation of trial, conducted legal research and drafted pre-trial motions.
  • Assisted lead counsel in drafting multiple pre-trial motions for case involving trademark and franchise disputes.
  • Researched and wrote memorandums, briefs, pre-trial motions, and other legal pleadings.
  • Argued cases in all stages of litigation from pre-trial motions to post-conviction hearings.
  • Review of evidence, preparation of subpoenas and drafting of various pre-trial motions.
  • Drafted pre-trial motions, managed court appearances, conducted legal research and discovery.
  • Researched, drafted and edited legal briefs in connection with pre-trial motions.
  • Drafted pleadings, discovery demands and responses, and pre-trial motions.

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33. Practice Areas

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Here's how Practice Areas is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Provided oral and written advice on interpretations of regulations and policies for health professional licensing boards related to practice areas.
  • Conducted both legal and non-legal research and memorandum writing, and monitored proposed legislation pertaining to practice areas of focus.
  • Practice areas focused on energy and sustainability transactions, renewable energy, project finance, regulatory, and administrative law.
  • Performed Electronic Discovery Document Review using Relativity in the Antitrust, Labor and Employment and Pharmaceutical practice areas.
  • Practice Areas: intellectual property litigation, commercial litigation and defense of stockholder derivative litigation.
  • Developed new practice areas of firm to include corporate litigation and commercial transactions.
  • Practice areas included general civil litigation, contracts, and intellectual property litigation.
  • Practice areas included immigration, estates, business formation and contract negotiation.
  • Practice areas are primarily civil litigation and corporate and business law.
  • Practice areas include: Medical Malpractice Defense and General Liability Insurance Defense
  • Practice areas: insurance litigation, products liability and personal injury.
  • Practice areas also include consumer bankruptcy and commercial lending.
  • Practice areas include: insurance defense, commercial litigation
  • Practice Areas Personal Injury; Social Security Disability.
  • Practice areas included education, labor relations/employment, municipal, utilities & wireless communications as well as zoning and land use.
  • Practice areas include litigation, corporate law, family law and custody, landlord/tenant law, estate planning and business law.
  • Practice areas of corporate, securities ('33 Act compliance for Reg D private placements), and commercial real estate.
  • Practice Areas: Commercial Law, Business Law, Real Estate Law, Employment Law, Contract Law and Immigration Law.
  • Practice areas included insurance matters, landlord/tenant law, administrative law, domestic law, creditor rights, and criminal law.
  • Perform research and write memos of law for the firm's other practice areas (Employment Law, Personal Injury).

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34. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Interviewed new clients and documented intake information in database.
  • Developed dynamic business and marketing plans attracting new clients.
  • Managed the administration and business side of my firm, including retaining new clients, maintaining cash flow and collecting fees.
  • Conducted intake interviews for new clients, as well as coordinating scheduling conferences, interviews, depositions, and court appearance.
  • General duties include but are not limited to screening potential new clients, meeting with clients, investigating liability and coverage.
  • Interviewed new clients, evaluated and analyzed their controversies to cast an opinion as to the viability of the case.
  • Secured new clients that enabled the firm to file over 30 nationwide antitrust, securities and consumer class action cases.
  • Counseled new clients of the firm on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy processes and alternatives to debt relief.
  • Conducted intake interviews with potential new clients in the areas of sinkholes, estate planning, and personal injury.
  • Spearheaded comprehensive regional marketing campaign to expand the firm's brand and attract new clients to expand neighboring jurisdictions.
  • Provide patent, trademark and intellectual property legal services to existing and new clients in the greater Northwest.
  • Increased revenue for the real estate department by 500% by gaining new clients and retaining existing clientele.
  • Generate new clients; counsel all provide legal services for distressed debtors, business owners and injury victims.
  • Developed marketing strategies, including web design and SEO, leading to intake of many new clients.
  • Conducted client meetings and interviews, including case review with existing clients and intake of new clients/cases.
  • Maintained regular contact with all active clients and conducted initial consultations for all new clients firm wide.
  • Marketed law firm's services to existing and new clients, generating significant increase in new business.
  • Take payments on account from existing clients as well as new clients and post in Quick Books.
  • Meet new clients, advise on the feasibility and merits of chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcies.
  • Prospected for new clients through telephone consultations and direct mail; built strong word- of-mouth business.

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35. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Represented insurance companies in matters involving surety and fidelity bonds, and defense of civil litigation including admiralty and maritime law.
  • Represented surety clients in complex construction-related litigation against insurance companies, contractors, architects, owners, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Drafted, opposed and orally argued summary judgment motions relating to reimbursement claims in opposition to automobile insurance companies.
  • Represented small businesses, individuals and non-profit organizations, and conducted legal research as a consultant to insurance companies.
  • Represented and defended multiple insurance companies against Personal InjuryProtection medical benefits claims and lawsuits in Miami-Dade County and BrowardCounty.
  • Achieved settlements in numerous personal injury cases through rigorous negotiations with insurance companies and defendants.
  • Represented banks and title insurance companies on regulatory and operational issues in real estate transactions.
  • Provided case recommendations and communicated progress to insurance companies, up to and including settlement.
  • Partnered with managing partner and insurance companies on defense strategies in mass tort/asbestos litigation.
  • Negotiated settlements with Fortune 100 liability insurance companies for various types personal injury claims.
  • Represented insurance companies and individuals in all manners of personal injury and employment law.
  • Put together settlement demands and negotiated settlement with insurance companies and opposing counsel.
  • Assessed collected information, consulting with clients and insurance companies regarding insurance coverage.
  • Participated in the regularization process following compulsory liquidation of two insurance companies.
  • Negotiated and author settlement agreements with leading insurance companies and opposing counsel.
  • Represented and counseled insurance companies, municipalities, corporations and private individuals.
  • Represented insurance companies in mediation and settlement conferences on a contract basis.
  • Represented insurance companies in homeowner insurance claims and legal malpractice suits.
  • Negotiated settlements with insurance companies, opposing counsel and municipal agencies.
  • Contacted insurance companies to appeal wrongfully denied or underpaid insurance claims.

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36. Child Custody

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Here's how Child Custody is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Utilized and sharpened negotiation skills by negotiating intricate financial, property and child custody settlement agreements between highly contentious parties.
  • Participated in matters involving child custody, family reunification, and appropriate placement of involved children.
  • Represented clients in domestic/family law cases relating to child custody and visitation, traffic/criminal matters.
  • Interviewed and counseled domestic violence victims about child custody and Family Court proceedings.
  • Litigated property settlements and child custody agreements before Worcester Family Court.
  • Represent individuals in child custody matters.
  • Appeared for landlord/tenant disputes, adoption hearings, divorce mediation, child custody and support, lost wage and disability disputes.
  • Represented domestic relations clients on matters of divorce, child custody, support orders, parenting issues and division of assets.
  • Gained experience in family law, child custody, criminal defense, juvenile cases, worker's compensation and civil matters.
  • Engaged in computer research, wrote motions, and handled hearings related to divorce, child custody, and contempt issues.
  • Traveled to prisons throughout Georgia to represent incarcerated women in divorce, child custody, neglect, and child deprivation cases.
  • Handled litigation and family law cases including divorces, child custody matters, general civil and business litigation and will preparation.
  • Litigated divorce matters to resolve issues relating to child custody, spousal support, and division of real and personal property.
  • Represented clients in felony and misdemeanor criminal cases, child custody matters, divorce, and administrative hearings with Department of Licensing
  • Researched and drafted briefs on topics such as when a California court has jurisdiction to make an initial child custody determination.
  • Co-authored chapter on child custody, visitation and removal actions for complete revision to West's New Jersey Practice series.
  • Assisted supervising attorneys in cases involving matters of child custody, visitation rights, property division, and spousal maintenance.
  • Observed legal proceedings that include restraining order hearings, child custody hearings, depositions, and social security disability hearings.
  • Represented indigent family law client in dissolution and child custody dispute in numerous court hearings and a 2-day bench trial.
  • Represented clients on issues such as dissolution of marriage, child custody, criminal defense, probate and environmental law.

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37. Administrative Hearings

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Here's how Administrative Hearings is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Investigate and prosecute complaints of violations of Kansas insurance statutes and regulations in administrative hearings and District court proceedings as required.
  • Represent companies in a variety of legal matters including administrative hearings related to individual employee eligibility for unemployment and other benefits.
  • Prepared for trial and administrative hearings, including examination and cross-examination of witnesses, preparing exhibits, and drafting written arguments.
  • Presided over administrative hearings, performed quasi-judicial functions and provided written recommendations to Division of Financial Institutions and Division of Securities.
  • Represented the office in legislative and administrative hearings to deliver the formal opinion of the Office regarding different proposed legislation.
  • Maintain a caseload of complex Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability claims at Administrative Hearings and in Federal Court.
  • Review complex medical records and vocational history in preparation of cross-examination of medical and vocational experts present at administrative hearings.
  • Represent Transit Authority in administrative hearings involving labor-management disputes such as discipline, contract interpretation, and Civil Service Law.
  • Represented the Commission in litigation and in various administrative hearings regarding firefighter discipline, promotion and suspension from duty.
  • Appeared in administrative hearings in defense of local Medical Assistance Program actions regarding Medicaid eligibility and home care services.
  • Defended real estate investors and property management companies against building code violations in both administrative hearings and housing court.
  • Handle issues such as incorporation and fictitious names, license regulation and representation before administrative entities at administrative hearings.
  • Represented Child Care Administration in administrative hearings involving child abuse, neglect, and other regulatory violations.
  • Contacted and prepared clients for disability hearings and traveled to and provided direct representation at the administrative hearings
  • Prepared cases for administrative hearings and conferred with prosecutors concerning cases subject to referral for criminal prosecution.
  • Prosecute Municipal Code violations concerning business licensing and consumer protection before the Department of Administrative Hearings.
  • Preside administrative hearings concerning agriculture regulations; labor and employment cases involving employees of the Department.
  • Litigate in court and represent at administrative hearings, bring solutions through alternate dispute resolution/settlement negotiation.
  • Negotiate federal housing voucher program agreements with public officials, and appear at administrative hearings.
  • Represented clients at preliminary and administrative hearings, arraignments, parole revocations, and sentencing.

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38. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Coordinated community response to domestic violence by working with, law enforcement, domestic violence centers/shelters, emergency services and universities.
  • Assisted and coordinated efforts with prosecutors and other governmental officials regarding the proper application and execution of domestic violence law.
  • Remained in position until expiration of federal grant funding Domestic Violence Representation Project covered twenty-one counties.
  • Represented Domestic Violence/Stalking Victims, including final hearings on petitions for injunctions against stalking.
  • Represent victims of domestic violence in obtaining orders for protection against their alleged abusers.
  • Represented and counseled domestic violence survivors seeking civil protection orders in D.C. Superior Court.
  • Represented indigent victims of domestic violence in acquiring permanent restraining orders against their abusers
  • Advocated for domestic violence protective orders and family law matters involving domestic abuse.
  • Petitioned for and responded to anti-harassment orders and domestic violence protection orders.
  • Represent complainants during hearings regarding protective orders in domestic violence court.
  • Assist clients with preparation of domestic violence temporary restraining order pleadings.
  • Represented low-income victims of domestic violence Trained attorneys on domestic violence law
  • Assisted victims of domestic violence obtain temporary orders of protection.
  • Lead attorney representing indigent clients who are victims of domestic violence/abuse
  • Represented high-conflict victims of domestic violence in contested civil litigation.
  • Represented domestic violence survivors in family law and immigration cases.
  • Represent victims of domestic violence in uncontested divorce proceedings.
  • Prepared temporary domestic violence orders and supporting declarations.
  • Supervised Represented clients in Domestic Violence Protective Order hearings
  • Supervised staff attorney and domestic violence advocate.

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39. Client Interviews

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Here's how Client Interviews is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Conducted initial client interviews and coordinated representation of potential clients throughout the country.
  • Prepared legal documents including declarations for hearings and conducted hundreds of client interviews.
  • Conducted client interviews, opening and closing statements, direct examination and cross-examination.
  • Conducted client interviews and reviewed all pertinent records to determine viability of action.
  • Work closely with paralegals in preparation of applications and scheduling client interviews.
  • Key Contributions: Conduct client interviews Answer legal questions Prepare all necessary documentation
  • Participated in client counseling and client interviews, jurisdictional and standing evaluation.
  • Conduct client interviews for diverse legal matters in order to determine compatibility.
  • Accompanied and observed supervising attorney during client interviews and court appearances.
  • Conducted client interviews to determine their eligibility for bankruptcy protection.
  • Conducted initial client interviews to evaluate eligibility for filing bankruptcy.
  • Conducted client interviews to determine client need and program eligibility.
  • Supported senior attorney on client interviews and information gathering.
  • Provided client interviews and legal orientation to individuals.
  • Conduct initial client interviews and investigate claim circumstances.
  • Conducted client interviews and participated in settlement agreements.
  • Conducted client interviews and handled daily communication with clients
  • Conducted client interviews and depositions.
  • Gathered information from client interviews.
  • Conducted client interviews and investigation.

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41. Private Practice

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Here's how Private Practice is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Founded a private practice providing corporate counsel to international and domestic businesses and specialized in cross-border transactions and tax planning.
  • Founded private practice to support business enterprises with design and implementation of technology transactions and associated legal activities.
  • General Private Practice including International Business, Entertainment, Real Estate/Property, Estate Planning
  • Managed and maintained a private practice including all aspects of administration.
  • Managed and operated a single attorney private practice while recuperating from injuries sustained from an auto accident back in 2013.
  • Resolved years of billing disputes for a private practice doctor s office and recovered thousands of dollars in lost profits.
  • Stone & Jackson was a small private practice, specializing in international law for U.S. & Chinese corporations and individuals.
  • Served as an independent contractor (concurrent with private practice) appointed to represent indigent parents contesting juvenile court findings.
  • Engaged in private practice of law, including Labor and Employment Law, Workers' Compensation and Civil Litigation.
  • Engaged in the private practice of Law, specializing in Person Injury, Workers Compensation, and Trial Practice
  • Solo private practice with emphasis on criminal defense, but also with broad civil portfolio including complex litigation.
  • Founded and accountable for the business development, marketing operations, and financial wellness of this private practice.
  • Merged private practice with Davis Miles, PLLC to open a Tucson office for the Tempe firm.
  • Established profitable business practice (structured settlement transfers) within 3 months after returning to private practice.
  • General Private Practice - that represented clients ranging from civil litigation, family law and criminal law.
  • Operated own private practice, specializing in Contracts, Employment Law, Business Incorporation, and Copyright.
  • Engaged in the private practice of mediation and alternative dispute resolution, concentrating in family mediation.
  • Established private practice law firm focusing on DUI, misdemeanor, and felony criminal defense.
  • General private practice of law with an emphasis on criminal defense and trial work.
  • Developed new line of business for firm within first two years of private practice.

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42. Domestic Relations

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Here's how Domestic Relations is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Litigated domestic relations matters including dissolution of marriage, allocation of parental responsibilities, grandparent custody matters and various domestic issues.
  • Prepared administrative procedures for reviewing qualified domestic relations orders and reviewed orders for compliance with legal requirements and plan terms.
  • Worked for father's company preparing domestic relations orders in matrimonial cases to divide pension benefits and retirement accounts.
  • Solo firm that prepared domestic relations orders in matrimonial cases to divide pension benefits and retirement accounts.
  • Represented numerous clients in diverse civil disputes including personal injury matters, insurance and domestic relations.
  • Provided legal advice and representation in various areas including consumer protection, contracts and domestic relations.
  • Handled civil litigation matters including Personal Injury, Estates, Domestic Relations and Business related matters.
  • Represented commercial clients and individuals in various aspects of litigation including patent litigation and domestic relations.
  • Performed legal research and assisted in drafting briefs related to immigration and domestic relations matters.
  • Attended hearings and depositions involving domestic relations and filed restraining and protective orders.
  • Prepared and litigated domestic relations trials and related hearings in superior court.
  • Sole Practitioner Specialized in Domestic Relations, Immigration and General Business practice.
  • Represented clients primarily the area of domestic relations and minor criminal matters.
  • Conduct preliminary investigations in domestic relations, juvenile, and criminal cases.
  • Represented individuals in real estate, domestic relations and contractual disputes.
  • Represented litigants in all aspects of domestic relations and civil litigation matters
  • Completed mandatory domestic relations mediation training per Indiana statutory requirements.
  • Conducted intake interviews and advised clients regarding domestic relations issues.
  • Specialized in domestic relations, foreclosures and personal injury matters.
  • General practice, specializing in domestic relations and personal injury

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43. Client Files

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Here's how Client Files is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Preformed clerical duties including transcription, maintaining client files with confidentiality and effectively assisted in client relations.
  • Evaluated client files to determine SSD/SSI eligibility and gather medical evidence necessary for case.
  • Maintained extensive client files in LegalKey system and docketed intellectual litigation cases.
  • Expanded client files by acquiring information and investigating legal opportunities.
  • ParalegalCharted and recorded information in client files.
  • Typed correspondence and legal documents; filed legal documents into public records; maintained filing system and client files.
  • Developed and managed more than 75 working client files, as well as assist on other team office files.
  • Litigate client files in a high stress - fast paced setting successfully resolving up to 300 files per month.
  • Organized client files, took notes, and communicated with individuals that were often in highly emotional states.
  • Managed, supervised and reported on young associates in assisting named partner maintain quality control over client files.
  • Set up new client files, drafted the pertinent documents to be filed with the clerk's office.
  • Keep constant communication regarding client files with Adult/Juvenile Probation, County Attorney, Public Defender and other Attorneys.
  • Managed chart summaries and maintained client files, Prepare affidavits, legal pleadings, summons and complaints.
  • Answered phones, made travel arrangements, scheduled meetings, typed legal documents and maintained client files.
  • Managed front desk; Greeting clients, answering telephones; opened/closed client files; typing correspondences/memos.
  • Tracked and compiled confidential client information to maintain a caseload of approximately 50-75 active client files.
  • Set up, organize and maintain filing systems and prioritize caseloads for 30 client files.
  • Assisted the hearing attorneys and case managers in developing client files for disability hearings.
  • Oversee and maintain extensive client files, including portfolios containing over 100 real properties.
  • Analyzed client files interviewed clients and assessed the viability of claims in the process.

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44. Contract Disputes

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Here's how Contract Disputes is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Assisted Chicago area firms, including global oil company, defending and prosecuting commercial litigation matters involving contract disputes.
  • General civil included representation of plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of civil matters, primarily contract disputes.
  • Litigate civil actions involving personal injury and property damage, disability insurance coverage, and contract disputes.
  • Represent clients in No-Fault litigation, personal injury, contract disputes and Social Security Disability Appeals.
  • Conducted general civil and commercial litigation with emphasis on corporate bid assessment and government contract disputes.
  • Recognized for ability to execute complex transactions and solve major contract disputes with genuine cultural sensitivity.
  • Represent individuals and businesses in civil litigation including contract disputes and landlord and tenant disputes.
  • Restructured commercial properties to avoid foreclosure and mitigated numerous contract disputes regarding real property.
  • Negotiated various franchise agreements and assisted client in contract disputes arising from joint-use agreements.
  • Facilitated resolution of contract disputes related to liability for cost increases and scheduling delays.
  • Focused on civil litigation including contract disputes * Drafted business transaction & litigation documents
  • Developed reputation for resolving legal malpractice claims and attorney-client contract disputes.
  • Represented company in construction contract disputes and employee contract negotiations.
  • Have successfully litigated and settled several large contract disputes.
  • Developed discovery for complex patent litigation and contract disputes.
  • Negotiate major contract disputes with strategically critical customers.
  • Litigate contract disputes and other business related matters.
  • Litigated and negotiated contract disputes and settlements.
  • Represented business in contract disputes.
  • Self-employed Trial Attorney Areas of concentration: Business litigation, tax litigation, DTPA, family law, and contract disputes.

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45. LLC

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Here's how LLC is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Provided legal counsel and representation for Corporate/LLC formations and dissolution operations.
  • Created documents for forming and liquidating corporations, partnerships and LLC's, to include preparing MERT's and merger documentation.
  • Negotiated the release of an LLC member's personal guaranty of corporate debt obligations owed to a large financial institution.
  • Contract work for Law Offices of Thomas F. Lang, Esquire, General Counsel at Titan Management, LLC
  • Seconded to Anti-Money Laundering Compliance division of Pershing LLC, broker-dealer/RIA affiliate of Bank of New York Mellon.
  • Created family businesses (LLC, Partnership, Corporation, S-Corp) including all drafting and filing.
  • Described structure for tax-free exchange of LLC profits interests for restricted stock units in new C corporation.
  • Revised and drafted LLC operating agreements for every state as forms for others to be used.
  • Service real estate litigation cases as an Of Counsel Attorney, Johnson & Freedman, LLC.
  • Completed all attorney responsibilities as those delineated under The Wright Law Group, LLC, supra.
  • Conduct sworn statements and depositions Withered & Burns, LLC, Lafayette, IN Associate Attorney.
  • Provided legal services to MIDI, LLC as outside counsel in all the areas described above.
  • Draft LLC operating agreements, wills, trusts, health care proxies, and living wills.
  • Drafted operating agreements, corporate and LLC formation documents, and various corporate law documents.
  • Represented client in LLC formation including preparing and filing state application and drafting LLC agreement.
  • Served as General Counsel at Rapid Realty Franchise LLC, an Inc. 5000 company.
  • Advised client regarding different tax choices to consider and assisted in creation of LLC.
  • Advise business clients on LLC formation, human relations concepts, and personnel matters.
  • Completed a first level, manual document review assignment with Burns White, LLC.
  • Experienced in business entity formation, specifically LLC s, and amending operating agreements.

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46. Corporate Clients

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Here's how Corporate Clients is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Served as defense counsel for corporate clients in matters regarding asbestos litigation, conducted depositions, and prepared deposition reports.
  • Represented corporate clients in general insurance defense litigation with concentration on insurance coverage and corporate liability risk assessment issues.
  • Respond to subpoenas and pleadings in litigation and in regulatory inquiries and investigations involving corporate clients.
  • Represented corporate clients in international export business, including purchase and sale contracts drafting and negotiations.
  • Represent individuals and corporate clients in real estate transactions, including construction and development financing.
  • Provided legal and business advice on loss mitigation and business strategies while representing corporate clients.
  • Represent individual and corporate clients in contract negotiations and before state regulatory and administrative agencies.
  • Counseled numerous corporate clients in connection with acquisitions, divestitures and other corporate agreements.
  • Rendered advice to corporate clients regarding intellectual property transactions and other technology-related agreements.
  • Counseled individual and corporate clients regarding potential and pending liability and insurance issues.
  • Represented a variety of business and corporate clients effectively in ongoing litigation.
  • Managed business development and contract analysis and negotiation for our corporate clients.
  • Tried several non-jury trials across Oklahoma jurisdictions for major corporate clients.
  • Managed contract relationships between corporate clients, suppliers and/or service providers.
  • Represented individuals and corporate clients involved with business planning and reorganizations.
  • Represented national corporate clients in all stages of litigation in Massachusetts.
  • Represented two corporate clients in China- and Cambodia-based business transactions.
  • Represented individual and corporate clients in purchases and refinances.
  • Respected boutique practice representing individual and corporate clients.
  • Advised corporate clients on business-related issues.

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47. Oral Arguments

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Here's how Oral Arguments is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Write briefs to Federal Court appealing Social Security decisions Oral Arguments at Federal Court Administrative Hearings for Social Security Cases
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills by conducting meticulous legal research and communicating findings in briefs and oral arguments.
  • Conduct contested foreclosure actions including motion practice, discovery requests and production, and oral arguments.
  • Presented oral arguments, conducted cross-examinations and argued a variety of motions.
  • Conducted numerous oral arguments before the Appellate Division.
  • Negotiated settlement offers and conducted oral arguments
  • Presented oral arguments before appellate panels.
  • Drafted Court documents, formulated strategies with client input and presented oral arguments before county court and federal immigration court judges.
  • Supported clients through strategic and well-researched oral arguments during motion hearings, pleas, trials, and effectively written persuasive documents.
  • Represented tenants facing eviction in Kings County Housing Court and at NYCHA hearings, including extensive motion practice and oral arguments.
  • Prepared appellate briefs on Driving while Intoxicated driver's license suspension cases and conducted oral arguments before county courts at law.
  • Attend court hearings, with involvement in witness examination, oral arguments, presentation of evidence, and other trial matters.
  • Conducted necessary and appropriate discovery; including but not limited to hearings, depositions, oral arguments and site inspections.
  • Appeared in State and Civil Courts for conferences, oral argument of motions, appellate term oral arguments and hearings.
  • Conducted trials, inquests, conferences, hearings and oral arguments in connection with various real property actions and proceedings.
  • Drafted appellate briefs and motions, and conducted oral arguments before appellate courts in both criminal and family law areas.
  • Advocated on behalf of client in court proceedings, including arraignment, hearings, oral arguments, trial, and sentencing
  • Presented oral arguments on behalf of indigent clients at a variety of hearings before district and circuit court judges.
  • Learned basic litigation skills, including how to conduct in-depth legal analysis and how to deliver persuasive oral arguments.
  • Presented oral arguments, in various appeals, on behalf of Ramsey County, before the Minnesota Appellate Court.

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48. Demand Letters

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Here's how Demand Letters is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Represented clients in debt settlement negotiations, including drafting demand letters and settlement agreements.
  • Generated demand letters and submitted necessary information to insurance companies.
  • Prepared demand letters relating to landlord-tenant and other collection issues.
  • Prepared and submitted discovery, demand letters and correspondence.
  • Prepare / revise demand letters to insurance companies/opposing counsel.
  • Draft demand letters and negotiate personal injury settlement agreements.
  • Negotiate settlements including preparing demand letters.
  • Prepared demand letters and office correspondence.
  • Drafted sinkhole/personal injury demand letters.
  • Drafted memorandums, motions, briefs, contracts, wills, trusts, demand letters, and correspondence for senior partner.
  • Performed legal research and prepared demand letters, pleadings, discovery requests, discovery motions and responses, and settlement proposals.
  • Compiled personal injury packets, trial notebooks, correspondence, pick up and delivery of documents, drafted demand letters.
  • Research and draft pleadings, discovery documents, motions, briefs, contracts, settlement agreements, and demand letters.
  • Assist with personal injury cases, including interrogatories, client communication, case review, demand letters, and arbitration.
  • Advise clients regarding liability and risk, including insurance coverage, drafting demand letters, and resolving vendor disputes.
  • Prepared motions, oppositions, complaints, mediation briefs, demand letters, discovery objection letters and client correspondence.
  • Draft discovery requests and responses, pleadings, motions, mediation statements, subpoenas, and demand letters.
  • Prepared complaints, demand letters, motions, memorandums, mediation briefs, proposed orders and settlement papers.
  • Draft and review legal documents including legal correspondence, demand letters, complaints, motions, and briefs.
  • Answered and directed calls, filed correspondence, and composed demand letters for financial companies seeking payments.

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49. Business Transactions

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Here's how Business Transactions is used in Attorney jobs:
  • Negotiated numerous telecommunications business transactions in the US and abroad for sales of communication networks, software licensing and business alliances.
  • Structured international business transactions, ensured legal compliance with government agencies, evaluated feasible options and multiple cost-savings.
  • Practiced primarily intellectual property law and business law, including commercial litigation, business transactions and business formation.
  • Provided legal advice to companies on international business transactions, customs regulations, export requirements and immigration issues.
  • Practice emphasis in commercial litigation, business transactions, real estate and electronic discovery.
  • Practice focused on real estate and business transactions and related environmental issues.
  • Represented individuals and corporations in litigation, consumer, and business transactions.
  • Gained experience in business transactions, due diligence, and corporate/government investigations.
  • Negotiated international business transactions reducing product costs and broadening distribution rights.
  • Identified and resolved environmental issues in domestic and foreign business transactions.
  • Negotiated and drafted contracts dealing with numerous business transactions.
  • Practice focused on business transactions and general civil litigation.
  • Drafted contracts and prepared legal documents for business transactions.
  • Practice emphasis on commercial litigation and business transactions.
  • Assist management team in complex commercial business transactions.
  • Negotiate and draft agreements for international business transactions.
  • Represented clients in their general business transactions.
  • Structured business transactions and negotiated contracts.
  • Negotiated and closed complex real estate and business transactions involving land, zoning, environmental, municipal, and financing issues.
  • Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Attorney

Legal Documents13.6%
Real Estate12.8%
Family Law11.7%
Trial Preparation9.3%
Civil Litigation6.7%
Personal Injury Cases6.4%
Law Firm5.5%
Bankruptcy5.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Attorney

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
10.6%
10.6%
2
2
Real Estate
Real Estate
10%
10%
3
3
Family Law
Family Law
9.1%
9.1%
4
4
Trial Preparation
Trial Preparation
7.3%
7.3%
5
5
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
5.3%
5.3%
6
6
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
5%
5%
7
7
Law Firm
Law Firm
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
4.2%
4.2%
9
9
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
3%
3%
11
11
Estate Planning
Estate Planning
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
Foreclosure
Foreclosure
2%
2%
14
14
Premises Liability
Premises Liability
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Legal Advice
Legal Advice
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Social Security
Social Security
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Document Review
Document Review
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Appellate Briefs
Appellate Briefs
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Legal Services
Legal Services
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Legal Matters
Legal Matters
1%
1%
24
24
Deposition Summaries
Deposition Summaries
1%
1%
25
25
Insurance Defense
Insurance Defense
1%
1%
26
26
Child Support
Child Support
1%
1%
27
27
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
1%
1%
28
28
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
1%
1%
29
29
Administrative Law
Administrative Law
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Business Law
Business Law
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Jury Instructions
Jury Instructions
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Pre-Trial Motions
Pre-Trial Motions
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Practice Areas
Practice Areas
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
New Clients
New Clients
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Child Custody
Child Custody
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Administrative Hearings
Administrative Hearings
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Client Interviews
Client Interviews
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Legal Representation
Legal Representation
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Private Practice
Private Practice
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Domestic Relations
Domestic Relations
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Client Files
Client Files
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Contract Disputes
Contract Disputes
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
LLC
LLC
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Corporate Clients
Corporate Clients
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Oral Arguments
Oral Arguments
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Demand Letters
Demand Letters
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Business Transactions
Business Transactions
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Legal Opinions
Legal Opinions
0.4%
0.4%

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