100 Broadway Lane New Parkland, CA, 91010 Cell: (555) 987-1234 firstname.lastname@example.org
Criminal Defense Attorney with 10+ years of experience in representing clients throughout legal matters. With thousands of hours in the courtroom, has the communication, confidentiality, sensitivity and inductive skill to combine information into cohesive, defensive arguments. Will always use the law to protect the best interests of clients through negotiation and settlement.
Bar certified lawyer in four states
Criminal litigation and proceedings
Use of precedents to forecast outcomes
Sound legal strategies and arguments
Evidence gathering and verification
Research and presentation
Attorney – March 2007 to Present Amble Barnham Grunner McKimson, New Cityland, CA
Lead counsel on pro bono case involving three minority high schoolers accused of first degree rape, leading to exoneration through proof of misconduct by investigating detectives.
Represented firm clients in an array of criminal matters with a record 95% of cases being settled without going to trial, 65% negotiated to client’s exoneration or no record and 52% of trials resulting in acquittal.
Develop legal case-specific strategies based on research, client needs and precedents.
Associate Attorney – March 2002 to February 2007 Masterson Criminal Law Advisory, New Cityland, CA
Performed research to determine pre-trial strategies.
Was second chair on over 200 criminal trials.
2002 Juris Doctorate California University School of Law, New Cityland, CA