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Associate Attorney Resume Sample


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“In quest for a challenging, entry-level position as Associate Attorney, with opportunities for career growth in an Oil and Gas Industry”

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

Multifaceted and proactive professional, offering strong business and legal background combined with extensive exposure to international legal programs. Demonstrate outstanding research and writing skills through motions, briefs, legal memoranda and statement of issues relating to contract and small claims. Adeptly identify and resolve complex legal issues, ensuring bottom-line results. Exemplify strong work ethic and ability to work well under pressure, thriving in challenging atmospheres. Resourceful with the ability to protect clients, evaluate issues and
produce professional results while adhering to rigid deadlines. Display commitment to continuous learning. Fluent in Arabic language, with technical skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Westlaw, LexisNexis and Basic C++.

EDUCATION   

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE (Expected Completion Date: Dec 2013)
The University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business, Houston, TX, USA
Coursework: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Managerial Analysis, Statistics

JURIS DOCTOR: MAY 2011 (JULY 2011 TEXAS BAR EXAM)
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, DC, USA

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS: DEC 2006
Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA

AWARDS AND HONORS

Catholic University:

  • Certificate of Comparative and International Law
  • Participant in the International Business and Trade Summer Law Program, Cracow, Poland in Summer 2009
  • Published in the American Investor Magazine, Warsaw, Poland in September 2009

Baylor University:

  • PricewaterhouseCooper X-Tax Competition Award (2005)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Student Attorney, Spring 2011
COLUMBUS COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES, Washington, DC, USA

  • Conducted studies and researches on applicable laws on each assigned case; effectively represented a client in a custody dispute; and provided resolution to an IRS claim against a client
  • Developed and submitted weekly reports to the supervising attorney within time constraints
  • Construed a will granting the heir a sum of money, ensuring zero effects on public benefits
  • Interviewed clients and communicated cases with opposing counsel

Legal Extern, Summer 2010
SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

  •  Took part in various contracting matters, including services agreements as well as with Sharia’s legal matters
  • Read and analyzed crude oil and product sales agreements, as well as assessed corporate organizational issues
  • Investigated and created a brief and concise memorandum interpreting Saudi Arabian corporate law statutes
  • Reviewed and translated legal Arabic documents into English

Research Assistant, Spring 2010
PROFESSOR AHMAD IRAVANI-COLUMBUS SCHOOL OF LAW, Washington, DC, USA

  • Gathered data on law and religion for publication, evaluated the information, and expressed ideas on the interpretation of material
  • Wrote and defined extensive memoranda detailing in-depth analysis of Jacques Maritain’s philosophy concerning nation, state, the body politic and religion

Legal Extern, Summer 2009
AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Warsaw, Poland

  • Designed various presentations to be submitted to U.S. companies in Poland
  • Authored an article pertaining to international intellectual property law, which was successfully published in the American Investor Magazine in September 2009
  • Contributed in conducting comprehensive research on similar laws between Poland, the United States and the European Union
  • Prepared and delivered presentation to Polish government regarding U.S. assistance over the past 20 years

Committee Advisor and Activities Coordinator, Summer 2006
MAYOR’S OFFICE OF FIH, EL-KOURA, Fih, El-Koura-Lebanon

  • Conceptualized and presented proposed outreach programs for committee’s approval
  • Established annual community objectives and provided effective recommendations to committee regarding expected impact from objectives

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Sales Representative, Spring 2007
BECK AUTOMOTIVE GROUP, Dallas, TX, USA

  • Earned distinction and reached 3rd place in a product knowledge competition; conceptualized and implemented the full gambit of Volkswagen products and conveyed technical as well as logistic product information to lay customers
  • Visited customers to conduct post-purchase interviews and further assessment as well as resolve sudden issues
  • Assumed the role of a corporate representative for a regional auto show

Intern, Summer 2006 and 2005
SIEMENS SOLAR WATER HEATING SYSTEMS, Jdeidet El Metn-Beirut

  • Worked closely with corporate clients on account status to ensure satisfaction with services rendered
  • Developed and presented managerial reports and summaries of statistical output derived from investigations

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

English/Arabic Translator for Columbus Community Legal Services-International Student Association
Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity-Community Development Center, Waco, TX, USA

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