Top Legal Extern Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Legal Extern. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Legal Extern resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.2% of Legal Extern resumes contained Legal Documents as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Legal Extern actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

2. Pre-Trial Motions

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Here's how Pre-Trial Motions is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Researched Chilean criminal law and drafted pre-trial motions and settlement negotiation documents in Spanish.
  • Drafted pre-trial motions for supervising assistant public defenders dealing with misdemeanor Florida charges.
  • Researched and drafted for pre-trial motions and completed other necessary paperwork.
  • Argued modifications of parole/ probation and various pre-trial motions.
  • Argued pre-trial motions and participated in discovery.
  • Drafted pleadings, pre-trial motions, and briefs for trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
  • Conducted legal research on various criminal prosecution aspects and wrote motions to the court, including suppression and other pre-trial motions.
  • Acted as a legal assistant for attorneys, drafted pre-trial motions and trial briefs on behalf of the City of Seattle.
  • Utilized electronic and book resources to research relevant case law to support pre-trial motions, such as motions to suppress evidence.
  • Prepared and filed discovery, subpoenas, and pre-trial motions pertaining to a variety of misdemeanor criminal and traffic matters.
  • Assisted in trial preparation, conducted legal research, drafted pre-trial motions, and contacted witnesses regarding Grand Jury proceedings.
  • Researched and drafted decisions on various pre-trial motions (all of which were signed by the Judge).
  • Drafted subpoenas and pre-trial motions and assisted with witness preparation and jury selection for a felony drug case.
  • Argued several motions in court including reduction of bonds, suppression of evidence, and other pre-trial motions.
  • Assisted trial team in final trial preparations, including researching issues for pre-trial motions and organizing exhibit lists.
  • Drafted Discovery and pre-trial motions for tax collection cases on behalf of the State of Maine.
  • Drafted pre-trial motions involving the admissibility of the defendants' past instances of relevant conduct.
  • Researched, wrote and argued pre-trial motions such as 1538.5 motions to suppress evidence.
  • Argued pre-trial motions, prepared cross-examination questions, and drafted opening and closing statements.
  • Researched and drafted pre-trial motions for submission to the New York State Supreme Court.

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3. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Conducted mass volume master calendar proceedings and individual court hearings involving family petitions and adjustment of status hearings.
  • Negotiated settlements with opposing counsel and interviewed clients in preparation for court hearings.
  • Participate in court hearings including punishment hearings and probation revocations.
  • Attended settlement negotiations and court hearings with supervising attorney.
  • Attended Massachusetts Housing Court hearings and visited homeless shelters.
  • Attended court hearings and preparing additional information for attorneys.
  • Organized case discovery and observed several court hearings.
  • Participated in court hearings and summarized reports.
  • Represented minors in Delinquency Court hearings daily.
  • Translated consultations and attended court hearings.
  • Collaborated with members of each respective legal area in preparation for Court hearings and litigation at every stage of a lawsuit.
  • Filed documents with the court, attending court hearings, and gained a general knowledge of daily law firm operations.
  • Reviewed case files, identified and analyzed issues, then wrote statements of facts and prepared motions for court hearings.
  • Researched case histories, laws, policies and procedures, providing lawyers with comprehensive reports prior to court hearings.
  • Drafted guardianship and adoption petitions and, under California's student practice rule, represented children in court hearings.
  • Assisted at court hearings related to building violations and observed trial involving improper commercial use of a residential building.
  • Attended court hearings; researched issues related to matrimonial and criminal law; drafted motions to modify support.
  • Studied and analyzed cases, drafted legal documents, attended court hearings, and assisted with administrative work.
  • Executed and organized research relating to cases, including creating Excel spreadsheets to be used in court hearings.
  • Assisted attorneys in litigation, including counterclaims, court documents, scheduling of court hearings and hearing preparation.

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4. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Assisted the General Counsel by preparing legal memorandums on the potential implications of upcoming legislation for GHA's membership organizations.
  • Reviewed malpractice claim and prepared mediation position statement and notebook in support of mediation with Associate General Counsel.
  • Counseled individuals seeking benefits and communicated with government agencies to ensure efficient processing of benefit claims.
  • Interviewed clients seeking permanent resident status and conferred with opposing counsel in removal defenses.
  • Researched and assisted outside contract counsel with procedural and substantive Pennsylvania Workers Compensation law.
  • Attended hearings concerning the development of ongoing litigation and analyzed argument of chief counsel.
  • Provided support to paralegals and outside counsel on specialized projects and corporate structure projects.
  • Synthesized and integrated information to form conclusions and made sound recommendations to General Counsel.
  • Facilitated oppositions in foreign countries by monitoring case progress and communicating with outside counsel.
  • Collaborated with senior counsels to guard company's exposure when exploring new business opportunities.
  • Drafted demand letter to opposing counsel and participated in negotiations with opposing counsel.
  • Co-conducted numerous client-counseling sessions with supervising attorney in fault and no-fault eviction cases.
  • Interviewed and counseled small business owners regarding legal issues affecting their businesses.
  • Assisted Associate General Counsel in editing and reviewing sponsorship and employment agreements.
  • Worked in conjunction with General Counsel conducting contract negotiations for software/hardware products.
  • Collaborated with paralegals on daily administrative duties and drafting letters for counsel.
  • Counseled condominium and homeowner associations which included contract negotiation and preparation.
  • Assisted legal counsel in representing indigent persons accused of criminal offenses.
  • Observed and assisted supervising attorney counsel clients in criminal misdemeanor cases.
  • Counseled clients regarding arraignment process and entered initial pleas.

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5. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Prepared marital settlement agreements while working simultaneously with two customers under the supervision of the Family Law Facilitator staff.
  • Researched substantive issues within Unemployment Compensation Law and Family Law including Permanent and Temporary Restraining Orders and hearings.
  • Analyzed and researched pertinent family law issues such as determining nullity of marriage and presumption of paternity.
  • Completed various research projects concerning primarily family law matters; drafted Marital Settlement Agreements and Request For Orders
  • Conducted legal research in employment and family law; wrote legal memorandums regarding electronic discovery.
  • Maintained electronic legal document catalog containing state, local and federal family law resources.
  • Conducted legal research for various areas including constitutionality of statutory law and family law.
  • Prepared family law documents such as prenuptial agreements and simplified dissolution of marriage agreements
  • Researched family law topics including paternity, asset division, and evidence admissibility.
  • Conduct research pertaining to family law issues, particularly divorce and custody litigation.
  • Conducted extensive web-based research and conventional legal research for family law attorney.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted motions and memos for administrative/family law.
  • Assisted self-represented litigants in the completion of family law legal documents.
  • Reviewed international law cases regarding insurance and family law.
  • Advised appellate attorneys regarding international family law issues.
  • Practice areas include adoption, family law, probate, personal injury, divorce, contracts, wills, and juvenile.
  • Advised Guard members on multiple legal issues, mainly landlord/tenant disputes, credit deferment or forgiveness, and family law questions.
  • Drafted legal articles about UAE child custody laws, parental abduction cases, child protection laws and other family law issues.
  • Conducted extensive legal research on topics including but not limited to contract law, deeds, landlord-tenant law and family law.
  • Provided support to a sole proprietor who specializes in family law, probate law, estate planning, and civil litigation.

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6. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Researched legal issues for a real estate development company ranging from foreign investment to contractual breach and statutory interpretation.
  • Collaborated with real estate lawyers and corporate real estate director and administrator to ensure documentation accuracy and integrity.
  • Communicated to supervising attorney of foreign direct investment laws for potential real estate investments in Seattle.
  • Researched and drafted real estate agreements and contracts for start-up groups and community development corporations.
  • Represented non-profit organizations in real estate transfers representing a substantial whole of their assets.
  • Reviewed real estate documents for grammatical correctness and drafted similar documents for ongoing cases.
  • Assisted in identifying and resolving problems related to company polices and real estate regulations.
  • Researched and critically analyzed legal resolutions for business, estate and real estate matters.
  • Prepared client organizational documents and loan documents for commercial real estate transactions.
  • Reviewed and analyzed contracts involving city safety infrastructure and real estate transactions.
  • Researched environmental issues and provided assistance regarding a major real estate acquisition.
  • Conducted extensive legal research regarding commercial business and real estate disputes.
  • Conducted legal research involving commercial and residential real estate law.
  • Reviewed real estate leases and conducted analyses of corporate liability.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted memorandum regarding real estate disputes.
  • Negotiated real estate acquisitions and prepared purchase and sale agreements.
  • Leveraged and applied academic experience to real estate industry.
  • Prepared documents for residential and commercial real estate closings.
  • Worked on Real Estate closings, titles, deeds, recordings, drafted wills, and performed legal Real Estate research.
  • Edited and drafted business agreements and corporate documents, and conducted research in real estate, business, and tax law.

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7. Intellectual Property

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Here's how Intellectual Property is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Prepared a variety of intellectual property and human study contracts including confidentiality agreements, clinical agreements, and material transfer agreements.
  • Perform application and registration procedures for intellectual property rights, with particular emphasis in a broad range of solar mounting apparatuses.
  • Provided litigation support for claims including sexual harassment, product liability, intellectual property protection, employer/employee relations, etc.
  • Researched employment law and intellectual property issues relating to the institute and advised the chief administrative officer with suggested actions.
  • Gained exposure to a significant intellectual property practice and patent portfolio of a leading Silicon Valley and clean technology company.
  • Gathered information form clients, conducted legal research and drafted memorandum on a variety of intellectual property litigation issues.
  • Reviewed and edited corporate business documents including intellectual property assignment, asset purchase, client settlement and operating agreements.
  • Collaborated with intellectual property attorney for recognition of patent and intellectual property rights and identification of privileged information.
  • Researched and developed corporate policies for intellectual property, federal grant compliance, and regulatory research guidelines.
  • Provided legal support for Intellectual Property department and assisted attorney with general trademark assignments including trademark prosecution.
  • Dissolved two organizations and drafted and negotiated a transfer agreement of intellectual property to Yale University Library.
  • Schedule and participate in client consultations advising on corporate formation, contract drafting and intellectual property matters.
  • Performed research for and drafted internal policies regarding intellectual property, confidentiality, and conflict of interest.
  • Conducted legal research with a focus on advertising and a concentration on e-commerce and intellectual property.
  • Assisted in advising clients of international intellectual property rights for television shows and other media formats.
  • Developed client checklist for intellectual property protection, reviewed promotional materials, and performed trademark clearance.
  • Researched various legal issues including labor and employment, intellectual property, environmental and energy law.
  • Developed training materials for research misconduct and intellectual property policies and procedures including flowcharts and templates.
  • Interacted with clients to answer questions regarding intellectual property concerns including patents, trademarks and copyrights.
  • Handled matters across intellectual property, labor, international, and business immigration practice areas.

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8. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Assisted in the preparation of client depositions for multiple personal injury cases including fact-checking deposition testimony.
  • Supervised attorney caseload for solo practice that specialized in motor vehicle accident and personal injury cases.
  • Communicated directly with clients to investigate nature and extent of specific injuries for personal injury cases.
  • Conducted client intake interviews and corroborated with attorneys regarding issues related to personal injury cases.
  • Reconstructed Accidents using police reports and client-file information to determine fault in personal injury cases.
  • Performed research and legal analysis for personal injury cases and initiated court filings.
  • Research and prepare demand packets used for client settlement negotiations for personal injury cases
  • Reviewed litigation documents and researched relevant case law for personal injury cases.
  • Gathered evidence and conducted investigative research for negligence and personal injury cases.
  • Researched and analyzed legal authority to compile reports on personal injury cases
  • Conducted legal research for motions concerning landlord-tenant and personal injury cases.
  • Develop and implement case management system for personal injury cases.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements in personal injury cases with insurance adjusters.
  • Drafted memorandums and investigated claims for personal injury cases.
  • Corresponded with insurance adjusters on various personal injury cases.
  • Researched and drafted legal memorandum for personal injury cases.
  • Attended depositions in criminal and personal injury cases.
  • Researched information related to personal injury cases.
  • Assist partners in firm with various criminal and personal injury cases through research and correspondence with clients from various industry backgrounds.
  • Managed up to 80 personal injury cases; responsible for all phases of litigation; significant second chair jury trial experience

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9. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Prepared U-Visa and T-Visa applications and affidavits on behalf of undocumented victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.
  • Researched and briefed topics including satellite-based monitoring for sex offenders, domestic violence proceedings, and legislative changes to current law.
  • Conducted legal research and participated in drafting judicial decisions on numerous matrimonial, custody, and domestic violence issues.
  • Drafted separation agreements, restraining order affidavits, and temporary affidavits for temporary hearings for victims of domestic violence.
  • Assisted self-represented victims of domestic violence and civil harassment in petitioning for and responding to temporary restraining orders.
  • Monitored legislative and case law related to domestic violence to analyze and understand any required program changes.
  • Interviewed clients seeking assistance in custody and marital dissolution proceedings in association with free domestic violence clinic.
  • Observed Arraignment Court and Pretrials and gathered pertinent information on offenders for any Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Cases.
  • Worked one-on-one with clients and supervising attorneys in performing uncontested divorces for victims of domestic violence.
  • Researched domestic violence issues affecting non-citizen women, later resulting in the creation of a documentary
  • Interviewed domestic violence victims weekly and made recommendations on whether to accept or decline representation.
  • Advocated directly with clients to facilitate their needs regarding complex/emotional domestic violence restraining orders.
  • Provided litigation and advocacy support for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.
  • Researched preemption and constitutionality issues for a housing case involving domestic violence victims.
  • Participated in Domestic Violence Restraining Order Workshops and assist in document preparation.
  • Assisted with legislative advocacy for bills dealing with domestic violence and stalking
  • Attended educational seminars and events on domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Drafted pleadings and petitions concerning cases involving low-income domestic violence victims.
  • Conducted cross-examination of police officers during a domestic violence trial.
  • Negotiated protective order with opposing counsel in domestic violence case.

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11. Appellate Briefs

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Here's how Appellate Briefs is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Prepared discovery, reviewed jail calls for incriminatory information, drafted appellate briefs, and assisted prosecutors in trial preparation.
  • Analyzed court documents and appellate briefs in order to draft evidence-based proposals persuading attorneys to represent cases that favored defendants.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted Sixth Circuit appellate briefs for immigration asylum petition and assisted with completion of immigration forms.
  • Drafted opinion letters and provided recommendations on legal questions and actively participated in drafting appellate briefs.
  • Drafted appellate briefs on code enforcement, zoning, and quasi-judicial decision-making by municipalities.
  • Worked closely with senior attorney in drafting federal appellate briefs for immigration proceedings.
  • Summarized California appellate briefs for legal newsletter reviewed by CJAC Judicial Committee.
  • Prepared termination of parental rights appellate briefs for supervising attorney to review.
  • Assisted Senior Associates in organizing materials in preparing appellate briefs.
  • Researched and wrote appellate briefs for administrative enforcement actions.
  • Drafted appellate briefs and conducted research for attorneys
  • Drafted motions, responses and appellate briefs on the Fourth Amendment, Stand Your Ground laws, and career criminal statutes.
  • Reviewed records on appeal, researched, and prepared two appellate briefs to be filed with the Kansas Court of Appeals.
  • Reviewed attorney appellate briefs & drafted judicial opinions Conducted legal research on constitutional law issues involving: 1st Amendment Free Speech,
  • Reviewed and analyzed inmates' correspondence and appellate briefs, and made recommendations to supervisors regarding the merits of the cases.
  • Research, draft, and edit appellate briefs for submission to the First and Second Departments of the Appellate Division.
  • Drafted case briefs and created detailed case charts; Summarized appellate briefs and court orders; Researched and prepared legal memorandums
  • Researched and prepared appellate briefs, including re-sentencing appeals based on reforms to New York State's Rockefeller Drug Laws.
  • Drafted and edited memorandums, trial motions, trial and appellate briefs, wills, lease agreements, and trusts.
  • Researched and drafted fact summaries after reviewing records on appeal and appellate briefs involving various civil and criminal matters.

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12. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Participated in service agreement negotiations for new clients and managed documents during negotiation.
  • Conducted intake interviews with new clients to gather necessary information.
  • Assisted in retaining new clients by evaluating their individual needs and determining exactly what type of assistance they would require.
  • Organize promotional and marketing events for potential new clients, current clients, and past clients to promote the firm.
  • Created detailed reports for attorneys in preparation for trial Visited jail to meet new clients and prepare for bond hearings
  • Assisted with billings, filing legal and confidential documents, and add new clients to the attorney's office.
  • Interviewed new clients, researched legal tax issues, and provided support to resolve taxpayer's disputes with IRS.
  • Coordinated intake of new clients, drafted proposals for city and state program funding and conducted client interviews.
  • Set up files for new clients (traffic cases, personal injury, or worker comp).
  • Conduct client intake interviews and brief the associates and partners on their prospective new clients cases.
  • Interviewed new clients for intake and counseled current clients to prepare for trial and mediation.
  • Developed advertising materials to attract new clientele; one campaign resulted in 12 new clients.
  • Interviewed new clients on alleged offenses and helped determine whether they qualified for public assistance.
  • Performed intake of new clients and consulted clients regarding case status and future steps.
  • Assisted in entering new clients into their Tax Tools and Google Docs database.
  • Conducted intake of new clients and facilitated communications between client and their attorneys.
  • Interviewed new clients regarding employment, education, housing and criminal matters.
  • Interviewed potential new clients and conducted client intakes on various matters.
  • Conducted intake interviews and assessed the legal issues of new clients.
  • Helped interview prospective new clients and assisted with current client correspondence.

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13. Client Meetings

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Here's how Client Meetings is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Drafted legal memos regarding various environmental rules and regulations, attended litigation related to land use, and observed client meetings
  • Assisted supervisors during client meetings, ensuring effective communication, team collaboration, and client satisfaction were maintained.
  • Participated in client meetings with city department personnel to discuss legal implications of proposed and ongoing projects.
  • Observed and participated in client meetings and interactions, including initial consultations and final document signings.
  • Participated in client meetings and analyzed information to assist the attorneys representing clients in deportation proceedings.
  • Coordinated office functions including court calendar management, client meetings and miscellaneous clerical support.
  • Conducted legal research, coordinated conducted client interviews, and attended attorney-client meetings.
  • Conducted initial client meetings where representation agreements were signed and documents were reviewed.
  • Assisted supervising attorneys with Spanish translation and communication during client meetings and interviews.
  • Conducted client meetings to gather relevant information and necessary documents for discovery.
  • Reviewed negotiated terms of recording agreements and prepared recommendations for client meetings.
  • Assisted supervising attorney with client meetings and preparations for immigration court.
  • Participated in client meetings regarding compliance with recent financial regulatory reform.
  • Attended client meetings and advocated at Individualized Educational Program meetings.
  • Provided translation support during attorney-client meetings and drafted intern manual.
  • Participated in numerous client meetings and conducted initial case assessments.
  • Participated in client meetings and discussed different technologies with inventors.
  • Participated in client meetings and regularly communicated with clients.
  • Participated in client meetings regarding choice of business entity.
  • Provided translations and interpretations of client meetings.

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14. Deposition Summaries

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Here's how Deposition Summaries is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Drafted deposition summaries for partner attorneys, participated in strategy meetings, and attended mediation sessions.
  • Engaged in client counseling, attended depositions and prepared deposition summaries.
  • Composed detailed deposition summaries and participated in depositions and trials.
  • Attended depositions and prepared deposition summaries for medical malpractice cases.
  • Reviewed depositions and drafted deposition summaries regarding labor issues.
  • Prepared deposition summaries in advance and observed depositions.
  • Drafted deposition summaries for several sexual harassment cases.
  • Prepared deposition summaries on a state constitutional challenge.
  • Reviewed deposition transcripts and created deposition summaries.
  • Conducted witness interviews and wrote deposition summaries.
  • Prepared deposition summaries for medical malpractice action.
  • Prepared Deposition Summaries and Answers to Interrogatories.
  • Prepared Deposition Summaries for Insurance companies.
  • Reviewed depositions and prepared deposition summaries.
  • Attended depositions and drafted deposition summaries.
  • Prepared deposition summaries and notebooks.
  • Created and revised documents including agreements, discovery, motions, answers, and deposition summaries Analyzed and summarized records.
  • Assisted managing partners with legal research, pleading, trial preparation, evidence notebooks, and creating deposition summaries.
  • Assisted the County Attorney in depositions through observation of depositions and the subsequent drafting of deposition summaries.
  • Composed various documents, such as expert witness designations, deposition summaries and medical record summaries.

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15. Client Files

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Here's how Client Files is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Organized and managed client files and conducted legal research involving emerging and complex constitutional legal issues.
  • Maintained and updated various client files both electronically and physically.
  • Created and organized new case/client files manually and electronically.
  • Accommodated walk-ins, organized and maintained confidential client files.
  • Updated and maintained client files for greatest attorney accessibility.
  • Maintained confidentiality concerning sensitive client files.
  • Managed complete client files independently.
  • Managed multiple client files simultaneously.
  • Filled out client intake forms, organized client files, scheduled client interviews, and interview prospective clients for the clinic.
  • Helped the attorneys prepare for depositions, trial by drafting motions and researching relevant laws and maintained client files using prevail.
  • Researched legal issues concerning sexual harassment, contracts, construction and animal cruelty Reviewed client files Assisted in editing of trial motions
  • Researched precedents in preparation of advice to clients, maintained client files and assisted attorneys both at client meetings and at trial
  • Drafted settlement agreements and reviewed client files for relevance to produce subpoena responses for both civil litigation and federal customs cases.
  • Retain, process and maintain client files (according to firm policies) and assure completeness of files and paperwork.
  • Organized all hard-copy client files from Firm's past 20 years and entered them into the Firm's computer server.
  • Assisted in client interviews and depositions; briefed client files for trial; contacted and updated clients on case status.
  • Updated client files and prepared legal documents Filed documents with Clerk of Courts Retrieved discovery requests from District Attorney's office
  • Assisted supervising attorney with client interviews, opening client files, and preparing for daily appearances in district court.
  • Provided assistance to counsel while attending bankruptcy proceedings by tending to numerous clients and organizing client files and reports.
  • Assisted with the preparation of client files involving medical documents, insurance documents, and police reports for trial.

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16. Law Firm

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Here's how Law Firm is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Drafted and filed motions, prepared documents for production, and analyzed depositions for boutique employment law firm representing management.
  • Assisted large international commercial law firm by conducting extensive research, drafting legal arguments and document management for discovery.
  • Assisted clerical department of high-volume creditor law firm code court certifications, process payment arrangements and file legal stipulations.
  • Assisted attorneys in public interest law firm representing citizens and environmental interests in environmental and land use matters.
  • Assisted attorneys at entertainment and intellectual property law firm with drafting of various entertainment and intellectual property agreements.
  • Drafted outside counsel retainer agreements, virtual law firm retainer agreement, independent contractor hiring agreement.
  • Managed and organized law firm's filing system for accessibility in locating important documents.
  • Worked for a 56-attorney law firm specializing in product liability and personal injury litigation.
  • Monitor and executed organizational services needed to operate a productive law firm.
  • Full paralegal responsibilities working directly with law firm partner.
  • Start up law firm specializing in information security law
  • Monitored regulatory compliance of subcontracted law firms.
  • Implemented a system for tracking and monitoring the music licensing agreements for the numerous artists whose publishing the law firm administers.
  • Assisted associates in Corporate law firm by researching legal issues and writing memos summarizing the international law and Indian case law.
  • Assisted in the overall performance of the law firm by filing, organizing client databases as well as providing customer service.
  • Communicated via fax and phone with governmental offices and other law firms to both request and deliver legal information and documents.
  • Acquired knowledge about the inner working of an intimate law firm setting; observed various legal proceedings in a Court.
  • Updated and managed Bayer and Kaufman's legal database and aided in daily administrative tasks associated with the law firm.
  • Assisted clients of this mid-sized law firm with marketing, acquisition, and business transactions between China and the Netherlands.
  • Experienced day-to-day business activities on how to operate a law firm ranging from the engagement letter to the closing deal.

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18. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Maintained corporation s regulatory compliance with antitrust and employment laws.
  • Created an updated version of the NYC & Co. employee handbook, incorporating relevant federal and state employment laws.
  • Researched case law on Federal employment laws and drafted memos recommending whether a charge had sufficient standing to litigate.
  • Researched Pennsylvania and New York Labor and Employment laws regarding personal service contract rights of minors.
  • Conducted legal research regarding consumer protection, commercial regulations, privacy laws, and employment laws.
  • Assisted in the research, drafting, and writing of city employment laws and policies.
  • Researched issues regarding district compliance with federal and state education and employment laws.
  • Conducted research on state employment laws and presented analysis to top legal officers.
  • Performed comprehensive research on employment laws for several countries.
  • Researched commercial laws and labor & employment laws.
  • Researched employment laws for an employee handbook.
  • Researched and applied federal employment laws: Title VII, PDA, EPA, ADEA, ADA, and GINA.
  • Provided the general public with legal information regarding employment laws.
  • Analyzed European Union trade and environmental directives, FAR, DFARS, labor and employment laws, and cybersecurity policies.
  • Composed memoranda encompassing legal issues concerning health, contract, and employment laws under Federal and New Jersey jurisdictions.
  • Worked with attorneys to craft policies and procedures that comply with multi-state consumer and employment laws.
  • Researched a wide variety of labor and employment laws for memoranda and brief preparation.
  • Researched recent changes to California employment laws and wrote memos synthesizing the law.
  • Presented Report on Federal Employment Laws Researched Various State Laws for Corporate Expansion Drafted Privacy Policy and Lease Violation Letters
  • Performed complex legal research regarding state and federal employment laws Composed legal memoranda based on analysis of state laws

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19. Client Intake

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Here's how Client Intake is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Conducted client intake interviews and identified key legal issues to assist reviewing attorney's determination of eligibility for VLA services.
  • Conducted client intake interviews prior to attorney exposure and collected any certifications and community service documents ordered by Judge.
  • Conducted initial client intake and reviewed financial documents to create financial affidavits in a wide ranging matrimonial practice.
  • Conducted client intake interviews and performed legal research and analysis related to criminal and immigration issues.
  • Performed thorough interviews during client intake to determine applicant eligibility for Legal Aid assistance.
  • Assisted lead immigration attorney with client intake and subsequent document gathering and federal filings.
  • Performed client intake services and prepared pleadings/motions in matrimonial matters and landlord-tenant disputes.
  • Represented children in special education impartial hearings and conducted client intakes and interviews.
  • Conducted client intake interviews to prepare necessary legal documents for guardianship.
  • Conducted client intake interviews, and prepared bankruptcy schedules for attorney approval
  • Led client intake interviews and analyzed eligibility for immigration relief.
  • Conducted client intake, information gathering, and criminal investigation.
  • Conducted client intake interviews and follow-up interviews for supplemental information.
  • Conducted initial client intake to supervising attorney for case strategy.
  • Conducted client intake interviews and presented recommendations to supervising attorneys.
  • Conducted client intake interviews and assessed feasibility of applications.
  • Conducted client intake interviews verified pertinent client background information.
  • Administered client intake and executed interviews with potential clients.
  • Conducted client intakes and assessed applicability of disability statues.
  • Conducted first-level client intake assessing needs and services suitability.

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20. Jury Instructions

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Here's how Jury Instructions is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Participated in jury selection during criminal proceedings by preparing questions and organizing information regarding jurors and jury instructions.
  • Drafted opposition motions to set aside defendants sentences based in ineffective assistance of counsel and improper jury instructions.
  • Reviewed warrant requests, prepared sentencing memorandums, researched and prepared jury instructions.
  • Assisted in drafting proposed jury instructions in federal conspiracy and attempt prosecution.
  • Analyzed proposed jury instructions in anticipation of arguments from defense and prosecution.
  • Research applicable jury instructions and provide initial analysis of criminal charges.
  • Conducted legal research surrounding statutory interpretation for Federal jury instructions.
  • Researched and interpreted jury instructions for various felony cases.
  • Drafted proposed jury instructions in constructive possession trial.
  • Prepared jury instructions for a copyright infringement case.
  • Researched and composed jury instructions.
  • Prepared jury instructions and interrogatories.
  • Support Defense Counsel by conducting investigations, witness interviews, photographing crime scenes, serving subpoenas and selection of jury instructions.
  • Drafted motions, briefs, subpoenas, witness lists, document requests, jury instructions, and letters to legislators.
  • Managed files, compiled medical histories, calculated wages due, prepared and attended depositions, and drafted jury instructions.
  • Assisted in the preparation of 15 jury trials including discovery, jury instructions, witness preparation, and trial strategy.
  • Assisted in evaluation of issues, and prepared jury instructions to be used in litigating an employment discrimination case.
  • Researched employment law issues including jury instructions in Title VII discrimination cases and FLSA exemptions for outside sales persons.
  • Conducted legal research on criminal law issues such as statutes, case law, and jury instructions.
  • Performed legal research and analysis for plea bargains, pretrial motions, objections, and jury instructions.

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21. Settlement Agreements

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Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Negotiated settlement agreements, interviewed witnesses, reviewed and updated case files in preparation for investigation, attended on-site interviews.
  • Negotiated divorce, custody, and visitation disputes, drafted settlement agreements, obtained protective orders, resolved landlord-tenant conflicts
  • Evaluated various business planning documents and settlement agreements for corporate clients to ensure compliance with intellectual property rights.
  • Designed, created and maintained a system to monitor and ensure compliance with approximately fifty trademark settlement agreements.
  • Researched settlement agreements for San Bruno pipeline explosion; participated in calls and meetings regarding settlement negotiations.
  • Drafted commercial leases and prepared contracts including confidentiality agreements, surrender agreements, and settlement agreements.
  • Conducted legal research, conducted full-scale investigations, negotiated settlements and drafted settlement agreements.
  • Drafted settlement agreements, employment severance agreements, non-compete agreements, and territorial agreements.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements for tenants, terminated employees, and public assistance beneficiaries.
  • Prepared settlement agreements and represented clients in public hearings before the Commissioner.
  • Drafted disposition documents and settlement agreements detailing violations of NERC Reliability Standards.
  • Drafted independent contractor agreements, settlement agreements, and general releases.
  • Assisted in conciliation conferences to promote settlement and drafted settlement agreements.
  • Negotiated with insurers regarding settlement agreements for unpaid no fault benefits.
  • Drafted deposition questions, settlement agreements and answered discovery demands.
  • Negotiated custody agreements and marital settlement agreements with opposing counsel.
  • Reviewed settlement agreements and summarize relevant issues for supervising attorney.
  • Facilitated settlement negotiations and assisted in drafting of settlement agreements.
  • Drafted mediation documents, including mediation agreements and settlement agreements.
  • Mediated and reviewed settlement agreements between petitioners and respondents.

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22. Social Security

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Here's how Social Security is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Produced a written memo of findings and assisted with drafting a report and recommendation regarding granting of Social Security income benefits.
  • Assisted attorneys specializing in disability law by conducting client interviews and assisting clients in preparing applications for Social Security Disability.
  • Researched and analyzed legal issues on social security disability law then compiled briefs for supervising attorneys and drafted appeals council memos
  • Assisted attorney in areas of social security disability, veterans disability, personal injury, bankruptcy and workers' compensation.
  • Completed extensive research in federal statutes concerning mortgages, bankruptcy, social security, Medicare/Medicaid, and fraud protection.
  • Summarized case files and prepared opening and direct examinations to procure social security benefits for a client.
  • Represented clients before the Social Security Administration in an effort to acquire disability status and corresponding benefits.
  • Organized medical requests to obtain client medical history in preparation for hearings before Social Security Appeals Board.
  • Represented low-income, elderly and disabled individuals in Social Security, disability, and landlord-tenant cases.
  • Assisted clients by completing their initial applications for Social Security disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income.
  • Researched various topics pertaining to Social Security Disability Insurance eligibility and Supplement Security Income eligibility.
  • Performed general legal research and writing in the areas of social security and disability benefits.
  • Worked on approximately 15 cases researching and preparing for social security conferences and benefit hearings.
  • Conducted the initial in-person and over-the-phone client meetings and interviews for Social Security disability claims.
  • Represented low-income clients in Family Court matters, and in Social Security disability applications.
  • Reviewed Social Security documents and prepared summaries for attorney for use in Disability Cases.
  • Researched current changes in Arizona law and policies affecting Social Security and Disability.
  • Researched materials relevant to challenges faced by HIV/AIDS infected individuals including Social Security.
  • Composed briefs in support of client's eligibility for Social Security disability benefits.
  • Conducted research and drafted memorandum in support of Social Security benefits ruling appeal.

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23. Demand Letters

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Here's how Demand Letters is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Composed and edited various documentation, including interrogatories, deposition outlines, and demand letters for pending employment-related litigation.
  • Drafted litigation pleadings, composed demand letters for settlement purposes, and attended and summarized depositions.
  • Drafted legal documents for supervising attorneys; prepared demand letters for case resolution.
  • Communicated and negotiated with insurance companies through telephone calls and demand letters.
  • Demonstrated effective written communication skills by writing demand letters to opposing parties.
  • Prepared answers to interrogatories and drafted demand letters to opposing counsel.
  • Compile necessary documentation and draft demand letters for personal injury cases.
  • Drafted personal injury demand letters for submission to insurance/claims adjusters.
  • Prepared settlement demand letters and corresponded heavily with insurance companies.
  • Drafted demand letters requesting unpaid residuals owed by production companies.
  • Prepared demand letters and other correspondence to insurance companies.
  • Drafted and organized all exhibits for comprehensive demand letters.
  • Participated in legislative advocacy efforts by writing demand letters.
  • Reviewed personal injury files and prepared demand letters.
  • Prepared demand letters in anticipation of insurance settlements.
  • Composed several demand letters for settlement negotiation.
  • Drafted demand letters involving bodily injury claims.
  • Prepared demand letters for personal injury settlements.
  • Conduct initial client intake interviews, write necessary demand letters to landlords and work with client and housing authorities regarding issues.
  • Prepared preliminary drafts of doctor narrative requests, demand letters, letters of representation, and conducted research on hospital records.

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24. Child Support

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Here's how Child Support is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Calculated Child Support and corresponded with Child Support Enforcement to ensure proper documentation was filed.
  • Prepared documents relating to legal and admin actions to establish/enforce child support orders.
  • Represented Davidson County in matters involving child support enforcement hearings in District Court.
  • Represented clients in divorce; child support modification; and alimony modification proceedings.
  • Shadowed various attorneys in the traffic/misdemeanor, felony and child support enforcement divisions.
  • Represented individuals in child support and family offense proceedings in family court.
  • Drafted and prepared documentation for uncontested divorces including Child Support Worksheets.
  • Conducted legal research concerning alimony, child support and separation agreements.
  • Handled divorce and modification of child support and visitation agreements.
  • Examined and reviewed tax documents in determining child support payments
  • Calculated child support and drafted corresponding orders.
  • Participated in child support enforcement hearings.
  • Analyzed various legal issues including: Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Guardianship, Guardian Advocacy, and Child Support.
  • Appeared in Court on behalf of litigants to argue child support issues and other domestic relation issues related to their case.
  • Observed court proceedings dealing with Rhode Island DCYF matters including: custody, adoption, child support, abuse and neglect.
  • Assisted client in child support settlement matter, resolution of which resulted in $2.7 m savings under statute of frauds.
  • Prepared initial pleadings, petitions for dissolution of marriage, summons and waiver of service, and affidavits for child support.
  • Conducted research for a variety of civil cases including food stamps, child support, consumer fraud, and property issues.
  • Represented clients at domestic violence hearings against opposing counsel to obtain child custody, visitation, child support and spousal support.
  • Drafted pleadings such as financial affidavits, certificate of compliance, notice of filing, child support guideline worksheets, etc.

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25. Preliminary Hearings

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Here's how Preliminary Hearings is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Represented the government in felony preliminary hearings and misdemeanor trials; drafted pleadings and interviewed/prepared witnesses for trials and preliminary hearings.
  • Observed and attended approximately twenty felony trials, over seventy preliminary hearings, and over twenty sentencing hearings.
  • Prosecuted cases including misdemeanor trials in the municipal court, felony preliminary hearings and juvenile delinquency cases.
  • Assisted prosecuting attorneys in planning litigation strategy and in preparing cases for preliminary hearings and for trials.
  • Conducted preliminary hearings in several district courts throughout the county and assisted in legal research and trial preparation
  • Conducted about fifty felony preliminary hearings and ten misdemeanor trials in Philadelphia Municipal Court and Juvenile Court.
  • Conducted preliminary hearings, involuntary civil commitment hearings, and second- chaired trials for state prosecutors.
  • Appeared on behalf of clients in felony and misdemeanor cases including arraignments and felony preliminary hearings.
  • Presented preliminary hearings for felony cases; tried misdemeanor offenses; aided in juvenile court adjudications.
  • Represented indigent adult clients charged with summary offenses during preliminary hearings at the City Magistrate.
  • Interviewed clients in preparation for preliminary hearings, communicating with individuals from various backgrounds.
  • Argued preliminary hearings on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania before magisterial district justices.
  • Conducted felony preliminary hearings and pretrial motions under the supervision of deputy district attorneys.
  • Transcribed correspondence and preliminary hearings Assisted in the preparation of legal documents Attended depositions
  • Represented indigent defendants at preliminary hearings for summary, misdemeanors and felony offenses.
  • Conducted preliminary hearings requiring examination of witnesses, police officers, and experts.
  • Accompanied Public Defenders to Preliminary Hearings and Arraignments; and observed proceedings.
  • Argued numerous Preliminary Hearings and bail modification hearings before Magisterial District Courts.
  • Represented clients in preliminary hearings, misdemeanor trials and performed client interviews.
  • Prepared for and presented argument on behalf of defendants in preliminary hearings.

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26. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Screened outgoing jail telephone calls for incriminating information related to upcoming cases.
  • Monitor all facsimiles and telephone calls while ensuring accurate communication for each.
  • Answered telephone calls and forwarded to concerned departments and/or individuals.
  • Shadowed attorneys, kept detailed notes of court proceedings, organized/ created case files using Microsoft Word, handled phone calls.
  • Maintained client database and files, answered phone calls, received messages and provided excellent customer service to clients and visitors.
  • Manage and file firm's documents, handle phone calls with potential clients, deliver case documents to other law offices.
  • Handled all the clerical duties and activities like answering phone calls and mails, preparing legal documents, and computer-based jobs.
  • Drafted e-mails and made phone calls to correspond with an outside law firm and the management company in the transitioning process.
  • Managed the front desk, answered around 30 to 50 phone calls daily, assisted clients, and performed mailing.
  • Handled all clerical duties and activities such as answering phone calls and e-mails, regular mail and preparing legal documents.
  • Provided Administrative and clerical support, scheduled appointments, handled phone calls, and worked extensively on various computer programs.
  • Translated letters for clients, and made over 20 phone calls to follow-up and relay legal advice from the lawyer.
  • Prepared wills for clients based on the information provided by the client in will intake forms and follow-up phone calls.
  • Checked, organized and altered schedules/records of clients; made phone calls to appropriate avenues when security was being threatened.
  • Draft documents for litigation, review and edit contracts and settlement agreements, observe interviews, phone calls and meetings.
  • Responded to telephone calls and performed intake for potential clients of organization's Name Change Project and other initiatives.
  • Aided investigators in making phone calls to former employees of businesses accused of discrimination to determine strength of cases.
  • Handled all the clerical duties such as answering phone calls, preparing legal documents, and computer related work.
  • General clerical duties including telephone calls to clients, photo copying, filing, composition of letters to clients.
  • Maintained office order by handling phone calls and emails, allowing management to more efficiently assess county wide issues.

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27. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Assisted complex civil litigation team with trial strategy creation and implementation on Constitutional challenge to Arizona's education finance system.
  • Conducted investigations and developed documentary evidence and exhibits for civil litigation and criminal prosecution of employers and service providers.
  • Assisted attorney with deposition, hearings and trial preparation in civil litigation practice primarily involving employment law matters.
  • Attended witness preparation and meetings with opposing counsel to assist in general civil litigation and open government complaints.
  • Drafted discovery responses, assisted with various motions, and prepared attorneys for civil litigation and government investigations.
  • Assisted in representation of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in constitutional law & civil litigation matters.
  • Provided support to partner and associate attorneys in all phases of civil litigation involving professional liability defense.
  • Reviewed case documents and produced interrogatories for review and use in discovery process for civil litigation.
  • Drafted preliminary requests for production of documents for attorney review in cases involving general civil litigation.
  • Completed documentation for real estate litigation, landlord/tenant defense, foreclosure defense, and civil litigation.
  • Drafted affidavits and assisted attorneys with initial disclosures and the discovery phase of civil litigation.
  • Completed research and writing projects concerning civil litigation procedural issues, including intervention and discovery.
  • Worked closely with attorney at personal injury and civil litigation firm while providing administrative support.
  • Responded to FOIA requests and evacuated document production for discovery requests in civil litigation.
  • Revised interoffice memorandum and completed project work in the area of civil litigation.
  • Conducted preliminary research and fact investigation on a civil litigation involving cross-border conspiracy.
  • Performed administrative duties for civil litigation, contract management and personal injury firm.
  • Discussed tactics of civil litigation and assisted with deposition and negotiation strategy.
  • Focused on civil litigation defense representing insurance companies and worker's compensation.
  • Provided assistance in civil litigation, including pretrial preparation and in-trial collaboration.

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28. Administrative Law

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Here's how Administrative Law is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Compiled information on administrative law standards for litigation over a rule promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Designed and implemented a computerized database for administrative law judges to efficiently find and research prior agency decisions.
  • Attended administrative law hearings making eligibility determinations for public assistance, food stamps, and medical assistance.
  • Prepared for administrative law hearings by conducting legal research and organizing and gathering information necessary for trial.
  • Researched and conducted case analysis for potential litigation involving matters of both broadcast and administrative law.
  • Drafted opinions for administrative law judge in disciplinary proceedings in the Division of Professional Regulation.
  • Drafted recommendations for administrative law judges on findings of probable cause in discrimination actions.
  • Represented applicants for Social Security benefits in their appeals before an administrative law judge.
  • Drafted agency and corporate resolutions for approval of HOC's administrative law governmental process.
  • Conducted legal research and assisted attorneys on assigned topics related to administrative law legislation.
  • Represented Unemployment Insurance Benefits claimant at an administrative hearing before Administrative Law Judges.
  • Conducted investigations and research for complex ethical, Immigration and administrative law issues.
  • Advised corporations and individuals regarding commercial, civil and administrative law topics.
  • Drafted memorandum for administrative law judge that was frequently used in case proceedings
  • Represented clients seeking disability benefits at hearings before SSA Administrative Law Judges.
  • Observed and participated in an unemployment insurance benefits administrative law hearing.
  • Assisted administrative law judges at administrative hearings involving Title VII litigation.
  • Worked on federal court actions involving administrative law and environmental law.
  • Represented clients in front of administrative law judges regarding employment compensation.
  • Performed research regarding criminal, constitutional, and administrative law issues.

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29. Staff Attorneys

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Here's how Staff Attorneys is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Account Management: Provided legal research and intake analysis regarding habitability, predatory lending, and landlord/tenant issues for staff attorneys.
  • Assisted staff attorneys in areas of litigation, special education institutions, psychiatric facilities, community inclusion and public policy.
  • Investigated and recommended small case dispositions relative to individual taxpayer protests and worked with staff attorneys to resolve taxpayer deficiencies.
  • Worked along with staff attorneys in providing direct representation, education and policy advocacy on behalf of individuals and families.
  • Collaborated with staff attorneys to help generate creative, successful, and innovative arguments involving current environmental issues.
  • Researched and analyzed issues related to public financing while presenting critical developments to staff attorneys, as requested.
  • Presented CEQA statutory summary and legislative history analysis to staff attorneys, including Senior Staff Attorney.
  • Assisted a group of staff attorneys in preparing and presenting educational materials about predatory lending schemes.
  • Discussed professional and ethical conduct of local Arizona attorneys with Regulation Staff Attorneys on weekly basis.
  • Assisted and collaborated with staff attorneys in drafting government cooperative agreements and federal regulations.
  • Conducted legal research and assisted staff attorneys in preparing for depositions and arbitration.
  • Conducted intake interviews to assess eligibility and assisted staff attorneys with assignment determinations.
  • Assisted staff attorneys in conducting legal research by locating and reviewing case and statutory
  • Maintained daily computerized database of dozens of clients for visitation by staff attorneys.
  • Drafted legal documents for staff attorneys and handled pretrial conferences regarding forfeiture violations.
  • Assisted staff attorneys on public works regulations relating to proposed water-desalination plants.
  • Created initial documentation for potential legal cases and forwarded to staff attorneys.
  • Devised case investigation plans and prepared staff attorneys for pending appellate trials
  • Summarized relevant information from malpractice claims for review by staff attorneys.
  • Delivered legal advice to low-income tenants under supervision of staff attorneys.

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31. Estate Planning

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Here's how Estate Planning is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Assisted attorneys in estate planning, debtor/creditor problems, public benefits, insurance and employee benefits and personal discrimination
  • Provided legal representation in immigration and estate planning to Camden residents in under the supervision of law school faculty
  • Researched and analyzed issues related to intellectual property, business formation and dissolution, and estate planning.
  • Counseled potential clients regarding wills, irrevocable trusts issues related to Medicaid/Medicare exemptions and estate planning.
  • Drafted estate planning documents after a thorough analysis of applicable accounting practices and tax considerations.
  • Researched personal injury and estate planning issues in preparation for brief and memorandum assignments.
  • Developed and originated business in firm's Southern California estate planning department.
  • Reviewed contracts and conducted legal research regarding intellectual property and estate planning.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted opinion letters regarding estate planning matters.
  • Assisted and participated in several depositions and estate planning sessions.
  • Prepared and executed advance directives and estate planning documents.
  • Drafted estate planning documents and probate administration pleadings.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations for estate planning counseling.
  • Drafted and executed estate planning documents.
  • Assisted attorneys and clients with regard to estate planning; most specifically trust creation related to Medicare and Veteran Administration benefits.
  • Researched, advised, and drafted estate planning tools such as wills, and powers of attorney for a low income couple
  • Assigned research projects on various types of civil cases (i.e., personal injury, estate planning, election/campaign regulation).
  • Conducted daily tasks of a paralegal with the supervision of Claudia McDowell and Lisa Odom in an Estate Planning law office.
  • Served as primary representative for clients on domestic violence, family representation, estate planning, and mental health policy matters.
  • Assisted with estate planning, health care decision making, property management, personal agent appointments, and consumer debt resolution.

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32. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Performed legal due diligence in support of corporate acquisitions, including reviewing contracts for intellectual property-related provisions and researching patent litigation.
  • Conducted due diligence to effectuate transactions and analyzed established laws and regulations to ensure compliance with state and federal licensing requirements.
  • Support strategic corporate development transactions, including due diligence, document preparation, closing mechanics, and post-closing integration and administration.
  • Drafted a 50-page due diligence report analyzing legal risk pertaining to a Build-Operate-Transfer concessionary agreement for construction of thermal power plants.
  • Conducted corporate due diligence review including review of internal company procedures, articles of organization, and corporate management structure.
  • Summarized corporate prospectus, audited accounting data and created file system for due diligence review in preparation for Japanese government audit
  • Prepared due diligence analysis of operating agreements and loan agreements for a Brazilian drilling and civil construction corporation.
  • Participated in bond closing process for a tax-exempt organization, primarily assisting with fulfilling due diligence requirements.
  • Assisted lawyers on due diligence investigation, assuming responsibilities for reviewing documents and making document list.
  • Conducted due diligence involving agreements related to financial transactions for registered futures commission merchant and broker-dealer.
  • Performed due diligence and assisted with residential and affordable housing real estate acquisition and financing closings.
  • Conduct due diligence and coordinate document discovery and review company documents for responsiveness to discovery requests.
  • Participated in a multidisciplinary team due diligence and transitional effort of a hospital integration.
  • Conducted due diligence on the acquisition and possible subsequent improvement of commercial property.
  • Researched IP and compliance-related matters and conducted due diligence inquiries to international agencies.
  • Perform due diligence and help negotiate syndication agreements and third-party affiliate agreement renewals.
  • Worked on several financing projects and coordinated the due diligence gathering and dissemination.
  • Conducted due diligence on properties, attended closings and organized post-closing distributions.
  • Conducted legal due diligence exercise and reviewed relevant documents for corporate acquisition.
  • Docketed cases; filed bylaw amendment and commercial contracts Performed property due diligence

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33. Employment Discrimination

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Here's how Employment Discrimination is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Investigated approximately ten complaints regarding employment discrimination.
  • Gathered information from EEO investigative reports, affidavits, and emails Drafted motions for summary judgment in response to employment discrimination claims
  • Reviewed and edited procedural dismissals and drafted merit-based adjudications of employment discrimination complaints by analyzing evidence and conducting legal research.
  • Performed legal research and prepared documents to be submitted to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination in numerous employment discrimination actions.
  • Drafted pleadings, motions, and discovery responses regarding minimum and overtime wage litigation, retaliation and employment discrimination litigation.
  • Reviewed employment discrimination complaints and obtained additional information in order to determine whether there was probable cause that discrimination occurred.
  • Attended public school board meetings or forums covering various employment discrimination topics, and/or coordination meetings for education law.
  • Reviewed employment discrimination cases, conducted legal research, drafted predictive memos, interviewed complainants concerning their cases.
  • Reviewed final decisions issued by government agencies and Administrative Judges on employment discrimination complaints of federal employees.
  • Conducted legal research on sexual discrimination and employment discrimination; reviewed depositions; and drafted inter-office memos.
  • Researched issues involving mostly employment, administrative and employment discrimination law to assist attorneys with trial cases.
  • Interviewed clients and evaluated claims of police brutality, employment discrimination, and unconstitutional searches and seizures.
  • Conducted legal research on various topics, including employment discrimination, higher education and Ohio statutory provisions.
  • Investigated and/or mediated cases on behalf of the Anti-Discrimination Unit which enforces laws against employment discrimination.
  • Prepared summary of employment discrimination law under disability rights statutes for leading civil rights organization.
  • Conduct research on contested probate proceedings, employment discrimination, and personal injury matters.
  • Assisted with employment discrimination cases by completing research, party interviews and litigation documents.
  • Compiled and analyzed cases in preparation for an answer in an employment discrimination action.
  • Conducted client intake and counseling on issues including employment discrimination and non-traditional family law.
  • Enforced the federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination through the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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34. Child Custody

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Here's how Child Custody is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Argued child custody, visitation, and support modification motions against both represented and non-represented opposing parties.
  • Conducted investigation, including contacting witnesses and medical professionals, for a domestic violence/child custody case.
  • Provided client representation for reconsideration hearing involving child custody order.
  • Supervised visitations and attended court hearings in child custody/family matters.
  • Drafted proposed default order for child custody determination.
  • Managed cases concerning child custody and visitation.
  • Observed negotiations regarding child custody disputes.
  • Assisted attorneys by researching laws regarding child custody, property disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, personal injury, and estate law.
  • Filed legal documents with the court, including child custody motions, temporary restraining orders, temporary injunctions, and complaints.
  • Represented indigent clients in family court hearings, including dissolution of marriage, child custody, and support modification cases.
  • Provided support to an attorney who specialized in child custody and divorce cases involving allegations of spousal and/or child abuse.
  • Identified key points in discovery, including several child custody cases that involved interacting with Department of Children and Families.
  • Represented civil clients under Indiana Supreme Court Rule 2.1 in private negotiations and at child custody and support court proceedings.
  • Corresponded with victims of domestic abuse to determine options for housing, child custody, and retention of legal status.
  • Researched arguments for and against mandatory child custody mediation in cases of domestic violence, and drafted report summarizing results.
  • Conducted client interviews and counseled clients regarding divorce, child custody agreements, and requests for protection from abuse.
  • Worked with attorneys on a variety of legal cases including, child custody, domestic violence and land disputes.
  • Analyzed domestic violence provisions in state child custody laws and presented research to the Maine Commission on Domestic Violence.
  • Assisted on a variety of cases including Bankruptcy, traffic violations, misdemeanors, child custody, and divorce.
  • Provided legal advice relating to domestic violence, sexual assault, harassment, child custody/abduction, and elder abuse.

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35. Indigent Clients

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Here's how Indigent Clients is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Direct representation of indigent clients facing guardianship, social security benefits terminations or denials and other health/mental health issues.
  • Represented indigent clients before administrative tribunals and courts of common pleas throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware counties.
  • Represented indigent clients in misdemeanor and felony court by providing legal analysis and explanation under attorney supervision.
  • Represented indigent clients with HIV/AIDS, cancer and/or physical and mental disabilities requesting Social Security/SSI income.
  • Represented indigent clients charged with disorderly conduct, domestic violence, and municipal ordinance violations.
  • Represented indigent clients in civil matters including custody, employment, and Social Security benefit disputes
  • Represented indigent clients in district court for misdemeanors and superior court for felony probation violations.
  • Supervised interviews with potential indigent clients to determine if they qualified for legal assistance.
  • Interviewed indigent clients and assisted in evaluating their eligibility for the Lawyer Referral Program.
  • Represented indigent clients charged with misdemeanors in Nassau County District Court under attorney supervision.
  • Represented indigent clients in marriage dissolution and paternity determinations in every phase of cases.
  • Represented indigent clients seeking relief from wrongful convictions in state post-conviction proceedings.
  • Negotiated collections disputes with Internal Revenue Service agents on behalf of indigent clients
  • Performed all legal and administrative duties required for representation of indigent clients.
  • Researched and analyzed Mississippi law related to several issues for indigent clients.
  • Accumulated over forty pro bono hours assisting indigent clients with consumer law complaints
  • Assisted attorneys representing indigent clients facing criminal charges in federal court.
  • Worked at Toledo Municipal Court defending indigent clients in misdemeanor matters.
  • Represented indigent clients in criminal matters in Pennsylvania District Court.
  • Connected indigent clients with pro bono lawyers and community legal clinics

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36. Medical Malpractice

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Here's how Medical Malpractice is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Assisted solo practitioner with case management, trial preparation, client communication and negations for personal injury and medical malpractice matters.
  • Conducted extensive legal research in substantive areas including personal injury, medical malpractice, property and employment contract disputes.
  • Authored and managed legal documents on matters pertaining to domestic relations commercial litigation, medical malpractice and privacy law.
  • Drafted key motions to exclude expert testimony and strike reports based on inadequate qualifications in medical malpractice cases.
  • Performed and analyzed medical and legal research for medical malpractice litigation and filed incoming case file documents
  • Examined internal departmental reports for legal ramifications concerning potential tort, contract and medical malpractice claims.
  • Prepared Medical Summary for plaintiffs' medical malpractice firm to develop liability theories from medical reports.
  • Drafted initial petitions, various motions/responses, and discovery for medical malpractice and personal injury matters.
  • Researched relevant law on a variety of civil issues including medical malpractice and personal injury.
  • Provided legal support for immigration, employment discrimination, sexual assault and medical malpractice cases.
  • Developed an understanding of case management and strategy for personal injury and medical malpractice cases.
  • Attended expert interviews of doctors and retirement homeowners who were involved in medical malpractice lawsuits.
  • Drafted motions and discovery requests for matters regarding medical malpractice and equal employment opportunity complaints.
  • Organized files and communicated with clients on medical malpractice, automobile accident and landlord-tenant cases.
  • Researched legal statutes/case precedents to help draft motions for medical malpractice & medical prosecution cases.
  • Completed extensive research assignments and memorandums in the area of insurance defense and medical malpractice.
  • Reviewed and digested deposition transcripts in preparation for personal injury and medical malpractice trials.
  • Reviewed and summarized medical and employment records for medical malpractice and personal injury suits.
  • Drafted summary reports for alleged medical malpractice and personal injury incidents for the hospital.
  • Analyzed legal issues pertaining to alleged medical malpractice and Worker s Compensation matters.

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39. Document Review

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Here's how Document Review is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Performed document review of client business records; extracted relevant information and summarized findings in connection with a consumer class action.
  • Position required conducting document review and legal research to assist in pending investigations and administrative proceedings against large financial institutions.
  • Will participate in investigations and interviews relating to enforcement actions; conduct legal research and document review and draft documents.
  • Provided document review and client intakes in preparation for litigation and observed court proceedings regarding termination of Section 8 Housing.
  • Conducted legal research and document reviews to support ongoing investigations and administrative proceedings to enforce the Massachusetts Uniform Securities Act.
  • Supported barred attorneys with preparation for cases including document review, preparation, revision, exhibit preparation and analysis.
  • Assisted a former assistant district attorney with litigation support, including document review and other investigative services.
  • Participated in a high-security document review, transcribed pleadings, attended court and observed a deposition.
  • Performed legal research and document review for federal litigation involving condominium associations and agricultural business entities.
  • Conducted appropriate legal research and writing for supervising attorneys and assisted attorneys in document review.
  • Document review, legal research and memorandum drafting, claim investigation, litigation preparation.
  • Assisted in document review for product's liability by utilizing paper and electronic discovery.
  • Provided general litigation support by conducting legal research, document review and case management.
  • Conducted extensive document review of product agreements and talent agreements to determine rights.
  • Performed comprehensive document review of contracts and electronic data for use in discovery.
  • Assisted with Discovery proceedings including depositions, document production, and document review.
  • Conducted document review using Relativity (discovery software) in a litigation discovery.
  • Performed document review of company project files and financial records for attorney/client privilege.
  • Conducted document review and forensic accounting for the purposes of enforcing settlement agreements.
  • Provide ongoing assistance with document review and give recommendations for mitigating company risks.

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40. Oral Arguments

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Here's how Oral Arguments is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Presented oral arguments and evidence, performed direct and cross-examination of witnesses and asked appropriate questions and follow-ups.
  • Discerned the validity of constitutional law claims of petitioners to assist attorneys in preparation for oral arguments.
  • Prepared attorneys for upcoming oral arguments by participating in mock judicial panels and presenting anticipated questions.
  • Presented oral arguments to litigation team regarding inverse condemnation and the CPUC's executive jurisdiction.
  • Researched issues pertaining to administrative procedure to be used in preparation for oral arguments.
  • Assisted in writing/preparation of oral arguments; helped draft petitions/complaints for pending litigation.
  • Attended oral arguments and judicial conferences discussing the legal arguments and decisions.
  • Attended depositions and oral arguments; reviewed and summarized deposition transcripts.
  • Provided representation for administrative hearings including cross examination and oral arguments.
  • Prepared commissioners for oral arguments and assisted in writing opinions.
  • Observed oral arguments and in-chamber applications for temporary restraining orders.
  • Observed various court proceedings including oral arguments and status conferences.
  • Attended depositions, administrative hearings, and observed oral arguments.
  • Conducted legal research and prepared appellate oral arguments.
  • Observed oral arguments and conducted examinations before trials.
  • Drafted legal opinions based upon oral arguments.
  • Performed legal research and attended oral arguments.
  • Observed criminal proceedings and appellate oral arguments.
  • Researched and drafted two responses and prepared and delivered oral arguments in opposition to motions to dismiss and motions to suppress.
  • Appeared in court on behalf of the District Attorney's Office for trials, oral arguments, arraignments and conferences.

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41. Lexisnexis

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Here's how Lexisnexis is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Conducted extensive research utilizing WestLaw and LexisNexis and summarized case law used for successful litigation to recover ERISA lien.
  • Researched case authority on LexisNexis for firm specializing in criminal defense, bankruptcy, immigration, and matrimonial litigation.
  • Assisted litigation attorneys with discovery, specifically with electronically-stored information (ESI) and LexisNexis Concordance Evolution.
  • Submitted vet reports of high-level donors consisting of information obtained on LexisNexis.
  • Researched legal issues by utilizing various search engines including LexisNexis.
  • Worked successfully with LexisNexis in verifying information on legal cases.
  • Researched criminal cases using LexisNexis and compiled relevant information.
  • Worked extensively in LexisNexis Legal Research Database.
  • Researched LexisNexis legal database for case preparations.
  • Compiled research using LexisNexis legal software.
  • Researched Case law using LexisNexis/WestLaw programs.
  • Utilized LexisNexis and compiled state statutes and case precedent that assisted the initiative's primary interest in reforming public health law.
  • Used LexisNexis and PACER to research and analyze issues including indemnification, limited liability, and copyright and patent infringement.
  • Conducted legal research on LexisNexis in areas of juvenile delinquency and criminal law and updated attorneys on case histories.
  • Assisted with preparing legal research for substantive and procedural matters via LexisNexis, West Law and office library.
  • Researched statutory and regulatory authority using several sources such as Internet, LexisNexis, WestLaw, etc.
  • Researched cases using LexisNexis, composed interrogatories, drafted briefs, and delivered files to the courthouse.
  • Used LexisNexis to search for more than a hundred criminal cases at the state and federal level.
  • Researched articles related to in LexisNexis database, produced files, and reported to multiple attorneys.
  • Researched legal issues in the areas of criminal and family law using West Law and LexisNexis.

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42. Administrative Hearings

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Here's how Administrative Hearings is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Conducted legal research, analyzed findings, prepared reports, made appropriate recommendations, drafted resolutions and participated in administrative hearings.
  • Advocated for clients in negotiations before administrative hearings to determine benefits eligibility and contest termination of food assistance and childcare subsidies.
  • Synthesized court transcripts of witness testimony into narrative summaries, which were then used in official decisions of departmental administrative hearings.
  • Attended settlement and administrative hearings regarding disputes involving home improvement contracts, illegal sales of goods, and other prohibited activities.
  • Assisted attorneys in preparation for administrative hearings, including conducting research and investigation, preparing witnesses, and presenting evidence.
  • Conducted consumer interviews, drafted consumer claims, motions, administrative resolutions, and participated in administrative hearings.
  • Participated in administrative hearings, trials, and depositions dealing with environmental resource permit issuance and violations.
  • Assisted and participated in administrative hearings including the preparation of evidence and expectation of defense arguments.
  • Prepared legal documents and pleadings for Administrative Hearings to be used during Social Security Disability hearings.
  • Participated in mock hearings with clients in preparation for administrative hearings for Social Security disability benefits.
  • Observed several types of administrative hearings and drafted decisions for employee discipline matters and employee/union grievances.
  • Assisted trial attorneys prepare disciplinary actions against New York City police officers in administrative hearings.
  • Prepared clients for interviews in federal administrative hearings before the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Gathered evidence and prepared and represented clients in administrative hearings for unemployment insurance appeals.
  • Aided in preparation and representation in Administrative hearings by Social Security and Housing Administrations.
  • Conducted unemployment compensation hearings, prepared landlord/tenant cases, represented clients at administrative hearings.
  • Reviewed and analyzed documents for litigation, internal investigations, and administrative hearings.
  • Assisted staff attorney and department employees in preparation and organization for administrative hearings.
  • Counseled and represented clients denied unemployment benefits in administrative hearings against former employers.
  • Drafted Answers to Petitions and prepared labor standards investigator prior to administrative hearings.

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43. Immigration Law

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Here's how Immigration Law is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Participated in and drafted a memorandum summarizing a conference call with multiple public interest organizations regarding administrative relief for immigration law.
  • Conducted research on immigration law topics, including what constitutes a material fact in a naturalization and adjustment of status application.
  • Posited the wider immigration reform possibilities of expanding the legal status derivations found under existing immigration law.
  • Perform legal research and prepare presentations regarding immigration law and education rights issues for undocumented minors.
  • Conducted research on legislative history and formulated strategy for reply brief in prominent immigration law case.
  • Researched and analyzed various immigration issues, especially the intersection of criminal law and immigration law.
  • Conducted legal research in the areas of constitutional and immigration law * Participated in client interviews
  • Researched state and federal immigration laws; Synthesized legislative reports and non-profit studies impacting immigration reform
  • Provided administrative support and learned about the overall operation of an immigration law office.
  • Collaborated with HR and immigration lawyer to administer precautionary company-wide audit of I-9 forms.
  • Interviewed individuals and assisted organization's attorneys on a range of immigration law matters.
  • Researched regulations and case law related to immigration law and jurisdictional issues.
  • Researched immigration law developments and analyzed immigration and refugee application cases.
  • Conducted research concerning immigration law issues regarding citizenship and employment.
  • Conducted research on immigration laws, including inadmissibility and asylum.
  • Handled matters involving interactions between immigration law and criminal law.
  • Assisted Immigration Lawyer in organizing and writing declarations under supervision.
  • Researched applicable immigration law including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.
  • Conducted immigration law related research and writing.
  • Completed legal research related to immigration law.

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44. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Performed data entry in referral program database and assisted in case filing preparation.
  • Facilitated correspondence with clients; organized data entry and message systems.
  • Assisted data entry team by conducting research and delegating information.
  • Performed data entry, organized documentation for departmental legal maintenance
  • Performed data entry and other administrative office support.
  • Performed data entry duties which included confidential information.
  • Completed financial data entry for assigned corporation.
  • Provide Customer Service and statistical data entry.
  • Completed data entry regarding clientele.
  • Assisted in the Athens-Clarke County Victim Witness Program with data entry, escorting victims to court dates, and assessing restitution.
  • Completed independent assignments for various lawyers including research, compilation of clients' information, as well as data entry.
  • Learned to complete data entry in JCATS, enter information in confidential system and files, typing summons and arraignments.
  • Assist clients, answer phones, simple bookkeeping and data entry, open files, file with local courts, billing
  • Processed, reviewed and updated data entry systems for MRLP internal systems for all of my foreclosure and bankruptcy files.
  • Conduct administrative duties such as filing, data entry and case law searches in the courtroom and law offices.
  • Performed administrative duties such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing, data entry, and document preparation.
  • Performed various clerical duties such as filing and data entry as assigned by the Workers' Compensation attorneys.
  • Perform various administrative tasks including contract follow-up, data entry in rights management system, and contract management.
  • Assisted in filing, data entry; introduced new filing technique (color coding and digitizing documents).
  • Performed word processing, data entry, and Internet research tasks on projects pertaining to past rulings.

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46. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Summarized federal courts decisions for publication in OIL's Immigration Litigation Bulletin.
  • Shadowed an experienced attorney on tort defense, federal criminal defense and family law in both state and federal courts.
  • Conducted extensive legal research on contract, business, and litigation issues for matters pending in State and Federal Courts.
  • Drafted reports and legal opinions in response to requests from executive agencies, federal courts, and the Bar.
  • Expect to argue motions and conduct hearings and trials before administrative agencies in state and federal courts.
  • Drafted legal briefs, motions, affidavits, and memos for cases in state and federal courts.
  • Assisted attorneys in preparation and at trial for cases in New York State and Federal courts.
  • File documents in WA State and Federal Courts in accordance with State and Federal Court Rules.
  • Prepared and filed various motions and briefs in local federal courts and conducted extensive legal research.
  • Assisted lead counsel in preparation for depositions, conferences with judges, and federal courts appearances.
  • Prepared and proofread motions, notices, and amendments filed in state and federal courts.
  • Observed City, County, and Federal Courts; met with federal judges and clerks.
  • Filed documents related to labor law class action suits in state and federal courts.
  • Review, proof, and file court documents with appropriate state and federal courts.
  • Drafted appellate claims that were incorporated into petitions filed in state and federal courts.
  • Filed and searched for various documents at the local state and federal courts.
  • Assisted in the preparation of Motions and Pleadings for State and Federal courts.
  • Witnessed court proceedings in the District and Federal Courts of Long Island.
  • Filed numerous documents in the state and federal courts in Columbus.
  • Executed forms and regulated matters for both State and Federal courts.

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47. Client Letters

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Here's how Client Letters is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Drafted client letters and prepared deposition questions for landlord-tenant matters.
  • Reviewed law enforcement investigations and drafted client letters.
  • Assisted with legal research and writing in criminal law, writing memorandums, motions, courtroom observations, and client letters.
  • Conduct client interviews, draft pleadings and briefs, draft legal memos, client letters, letters of intent, more.
  • Established more effective methods of writing client letters and hearing request forms which saved time and increased the degree of accuracy.
  • Assisted attorneys in drafting motions and briefs for court, drafted client letters, and prepared court and agency filings.
  • Assisted attorneys in conducting legal research, drafting litigation documents, memos, client letters and preparing cases for trial.
  • Drafted legal memorandums, wrote client letters, engaged in client conferences, and assisted with proceedings in court.
  • Drafted client letters, managed case files and client billings, drafted article for 'Daily Settlement Officer' program.
  • Drafted various legal documents pertaining to the general practice of law including pleadings, motions, and client letters.
  • Conducted legal research, drafted legal memorandums, pleadings, client letters, and motions in criminal matters.
  • Drafted client letters, articles of incorporation, certificate of amendments, and articles of organization for clients.
  • Research information needed to prepare client letters, such as court dates, and thereafter mailing those letters.
  • Drafted Escrow Closing Letters, title memos, Bills of Sale, General Assignments, and client letters.
  • Transcribed client letters for all office attorneys, oversaw paperwork, and ran errands for court cases.
  • Conducted legal research and drafted legal documents, including discovery motions, subpoenas, and client letters.
  • Draft a variety of legal documents, including petitions, notices, memos, and client letters.
  • Drafted and prepared pleadings, motions, briefs, contracts, negotiation demands, and client letters.
  • Drafted client letters, including rent demands, notices to cure, lien letters and memorandums.
  • Assisted in intellectual property litigation by conducting research, drafting client letters, corresponding with U.S.

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48. Plea Agreements

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Here's how Plea Agreements is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Prosecuted misdemeanor cases at trials and preliminary hearings in Philadelphia Municipal Court, including negotiation of plea agreements and rehabilitation programs.
  • Communicated and negotiated plea agreements with District Attorney for misdemeanor and felony cases under the supervision of experienced attorneys.
  • Negotiated plea agreements with defense attorneys and assisted with management of routine docket for misdemeanor and traffic divisions.
  • Argued motions, conducted direct and cross-examination of witnesses, and negotiated plea agreements under supervising attorney.
  • Worked closely with prosecuting attorneys to obtain convictions and favorable plea agreements.
  • Prosecuted and/or negotiated plea agreements for misdemeanor crimes in General District Court.
  • Negotiated plea agreements and managed docket for traffic and misdemeanor division.
  • Recommended plea agreements for misdemeanor offenses at the initial appearance proceedings.
  • Authorized to independently negotiate plea agreements with opposing counsel.
  • Negotiated plea agreements with opposing counsel or unrepresented defendants.
  • Negotiated traffic/misdemeanor tickets into plea agreements and sentence reductions.
  • Communicated with defense attorneys regarding potential plea agreements.
  • Drafted motions and negotiated plea agreements with prosecutors.
  • Negotiated plea agreements with prosecutors in criminal matters.
  • Drafted cooperation agreements and plea agreements.
  • Conducted plea agreements with misdemeanor defendants.
  • Negotiated plea agreements with Deputy Prosecutors.
  • Negotiated and prepared plea agreements.
  • Interviewed and met with approximately 50 clients per week to discuss their cases and explain any possible penalties and plea agreements.
  • Negotiated plea agreements in various court systems, and argued pretrial motions under attorney supervision, attended pretrial and trial dates.

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49. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Job responsibilities included client intakes and interviews; summarizing medical records; preparing legal pleadings and discovery requests; and summarizing depositions
  • Performed discovery by requesting the patient's medical records from Social Security Administration in order to ensure adequate representation.
  • Managed legal documentation for several functional business areas to include workers' compensation, accounting and medical records/statements.
  • Created chronologies and analyzed police reports and medical records for attorneys during discovery and assisted them during trial.
  • Coordinate multifaceted office functions including calendaring, retaining medical records and scheduling of conference rooms for depositions.
  • Abstracted physician deposition transcripts and medical records to refute allegations of causation, liability and special damages.
  • Requested medical records and authorizations as part of Hearing preparation for clients' long-term Social Security disability.
  • Analyzed and identified documents/ medical records for relevance to support defense of hospitals in pending litigation cases.
  • Review medical records, interpret and analyze data to facilitate Better communication between medical and legal professional.
  • Assisted supervising attorneys with filing and organizing correspondences, allocated litigation materials and client medical records
  • Gathered client medical malpractice medical records and related documents, and organized for attorney review.
  • Assisted with discovery by researching criminal background and reviewing medical records for a neglect proceeding.
  • Assisted with discovery by reviewing medical records and interviewing and preparing witnesses for depositions.
  • Researched case law regarding Federal Rules of Evidence and admissibility of medical records.
  • Assisted in collecting information such as medical records or any other prevalent documents.
  • Evaluated medical records, independent medical examinations, pleadings, and deposition testimony.
  • Negotiated medical bills, requested medical records, prepared correspondence, scheduled appointments.
  • Conducted medical research relating to state and federal law and reviewed medical records
  • Analyzed medical records, conducted discovery and legal research on disability benefits.
  • Performed medical records procurement and analysis and prepared medical chronologies and summaries.

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50. Voir Dire

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Here's how Voir Dire is used in Legal Extern jobs:
  • Collaborated with attorneys regarding voir dire processes and client testimony preparation.
  • Audit Felony and Misdemeanor Trials and participated in Voir Dire/Jury Selection.
  • Researched case law to support closing arguments and analyzed jurors during voir dire to select those most favorable to the defense.
  • Performed trial preparation duties including trial exhibits, charts, trial notebooks, voir dire, subpoenas, and verdict forms.
  • Assisted prosecuting attorneys with case review, plea negotiations, pretrial case disposition, trial preparation, and voir dire.
  • Handled cases concerning traffic violations and conducted voir dire, opening arguments, direct, cross-examination, and closing arguments.
  • Assisted attorneys during various stages of legal proceedings, such as voir dire, preliminary hearings, and jury trials.
  • Observed all phases of criminal trials including voir dire, opening statements, direct and cross examination, and summations.
  • Conducted voir dire, opening statement, direct examinations, cross-examinations, and closing argument in front of a jury.
  • Performed opening statement, assisted in voir dire, and performed direct and redirect of two out of five witnesses.
  • Gained knowledge in felony criminal prosecution by observing trial proceedings, voir dire, motion hearings, and sentencing hearings.
  • Tried cases with attorney supervision, participated in every aspect of the trial from voir dire to closing arguments.
  • Examined witnesses in major felony/murder trials; assisted with death penalty closing arguments; voir dire for murder trial.
  • Conducted legal research and writing; prepared trial notebooks/discovery; screened jail calls and assisted in voir dire.
  • Reviewed case law, contacted witnesses and assisted with trial proceedings, including voir dire and general preparation.
  • Participated in court observation of voir dire and corresponding trial, and meetings with the presiding judge.
  • Observed, took notes and provided recommendations on prospective jurors during voir dire in drug possession case.
  • Assisted attorneys during preliminary and compliance conferences, depositions, voir dire, trials, and hearings.
  • Assist with jury trials including voir dire and conduct direct and cross examination before a live jury.
  • Assisted in trial preparation, including jury voir dire, legal research, and motion drafting.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Legal Extern

Legal Documents25.2%
Pre-Trial Motions15%
Court Hearings11.4%
Counsel8.6%
Family Law7.5%
Real Estate3.5%
Intellectual Property3.1%
Personal Injury Cases2.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Legal Extern

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
19.2%
19.2%
2
2
Pre-Trial Motions
Pre-Trial Motions
11.5%
11.5%
3
3
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
8.8%
8.8%
4
4
Counsel
Counsel
6.6%
6.6%
5
5
Family Law
Family Law
5.8%
5.8%
6
6
Real Estate
Real Estate
2.6%
2.6%
7
7
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
2.4%
2.4%
8
8
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
2.2%
2.2%
9
9
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
2%
2%
10
10
Legal Intern
Legal Intern
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
Appellate Briefs
Appellate Briefs
1.7%
1.7%
12
12
New Clients
New Clients
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
Client Meetings
Client Meetings
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
Deposition Summaries
Deposition Summaries
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Client Files
Client Files
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
Law Firm
Law Firm
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Legal Memorandum
Legal Memorandum
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Client Intake
Client Intake
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Jury Instructions
Jury Instructions
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Social Security
Social Security
1%
1%
23
23
Demand Letters
Demand Letters
1%
1%
24
24
Child Support
Child Support
1%
1%
25
25
Preliminary Hearings
Preliminary Hearings
1%
1%
26
26
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1%
1%
27
27
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Administrative Law
Administrative Law
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Staff Attorneys
Staff Attorneys
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Legal Services
Legal Services
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Estate Planning
Estate Planning
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Employment Discrimination
Employment Discrimination
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Child Custody
Child Custody
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Indigent Clients
Indigent Clients
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Legal Department
Legal Department
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Legal Matters
Legal Matters
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Document Review
Document Review
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Oral Arguments
Oral Arguments
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Lexisnexis
Lexisnexis
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Administrative Hearings
Administrative Hearings
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Immigration Law
Immigration Law
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Legal Assistance
Legal Assistance
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Client Letters
Client Letters
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Plea Agreements
Plea Agreements
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Voir Dire
Voir Dire
0.5%
0.5%

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