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The following is an example of a qualified / professional Lawyer resume sample(s). These resume examples uses an integration resume layout. The Resume initiates with the applicants qualification profile, outlining key-qualifications for Lawyer job field.

Then, the candidate has an outline of their full work experience (employment history) in sequential order with employment dates on file.

Next is the Educational background, listed in descending order (most recent first). It then moves onto the Professional Background, highlighting skills separated into professional & personal skills.

And lastly, Certifications/Licenses that the candidate it involved with. Then a final part displays any other additional information that the candidate want it to be listed.

Resume Example for Lawyer

Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2003

Houston, TX

An attorney position that utilizes my expertise in the areas of immigration and nationality, consumer bankruptcy, or civil litigation law.

Work Experience

Lawyer

Maria Cordon

Houston, TX

June 2016 to Present

June, 2015 — Present  
• Responsible for all aspects of the practice including advising, representing, drawing up legal documents for business and consumer immigration practice 
• Significant Accomplishment: Realizing that thousands of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACAs/Dreamers) may be helped 
• People employed as teachers with a qualifying employer who meets the requirements of 8 C.F.R. may obtain an H-1B and may be able to re-enter legally after obtaining non-immigrant waiver at US Consulate or Embassy 
• Beneficiaries must meet all eligibility criteria 
• Not intended as legal advice 
• People must consult with an attorney about their individual matter.

Middle School Teacher

Alice Johnson Junior High

Channelview, TX

August 2015 to May 2016

• Teach Spanish to 8th grade students 
• Review lesson plans weekly using District-approved text book 
• Modify as per LEP 
• Teach, test, reteach 
• Available for posted after-school tutorials 
• Significant accomplishment: some students learned 
• Probationary one-year contract not renewed

Lawyer

Maria M. Cordon, P.C

Houston, TX

January 1999 to August 2015

• Responsible for all aspects of the practice including advising, representing, drawing up legal documents for naturalization, removal, family, humanitarian and employment-based petitions and applications 
• As a debt relief agency, assisted consumers file petitions and obtain relief under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code 
• Significant Accomplishment: Matter of ____, EAC-06-216-52028 
Certified to the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) to determine: 1) whether an elementary teacher enrolled in an alternative certification program qualified as specialty occupation worker and thus eligible for an H-1B; 2) whether petitioner, an independent school district, had qualifying relationships to exempt it from the H-1B cap through an affiliation with an institution of higher education

Lawyer

Maria Cordon

Houston, TX

February 1995 to January 1999

• Represented clients in naturalization, humanitarian, immigrant and non-immigrant visas, deportation or removal matters 
• Represented clients in uncontested divorces and as Attorney Ad Litem in Harris County and District courts 
• Prepared discovery, pleadings, and motions filed in state or Federal court for other attorneys representing clients in civil litigation matters 
• Prepared non-immigrant visa petitions and National Interest Waivers for immigration attorney.

Lawyer

Seiler, Cohn, Stebbins, L.L.P

Houston, TX

August 1994 to February 1995

• Primary duties included drafting diverse corporate transactional documents. 
• Conducted legal research in bankruptcy and commercial litigation for AV-rated firm.

Education

Southern Methodist University

1994

Duke University

1990

Skills

Office Equipment (10+ years), Languages (10+ years), Microsoft Office (10+ years), Acrobat (10+ years), Business Development (10+ years), Billing (10+ years), Customer Service (10+ years), Documentation (10+ years), Data Entry (10+ years), Editing (10+ years), Filing (10+ years), Fax (10+ years), Legal Research (10+ years), Marketing (10+ years), Networking (10+ years), Public Speaking (10+ years), Strategic Planning (10+ years), Typing (10+ years), Word (10+ years)

Certifications/Licenses

Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

December 2013 to December 2018

Law License

November 1994 to Present

Admitted to practice law by the Texas Supreme Court

Publications

Strategies for Family Based Cases

November 2011

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Texas Chapter Fall Conference

Approval of Petitions and Applications After the Death of a Qualifying Relative Under New Section 204(l) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)

November 2011

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Texas Chapter Fall Conference

H-1B Issues

April 2008

American Immigration Lawyers (AILA) Texas Chapter Spring Conference

Beating the Cap. All about the H.

2007

ILW Teleseminar

I-601 Practice in Houston

November 2005

American Immigration Lawyers (AILA) Texas Chapter Fall Conference

Labor Certification Processing Developments

January 2005

Sterling Education Services

H-1B Processing Issues

January 2005

Sterling Education Services

Citizenship and Naturalization

2005

Texas Southern University

Law and Borders

November 2001

The MSC Wiley Lecture Series/Texas A&M University