Attorney Resume Sample

Daniel A. Steneker
1234 Cornerstone Drive
Dallas, TX 75000
Home: 214-555-5555
Cell: 214-555-5556

Serve as legal advisor, making legal determinations, advising the firm's partners as well as reviewing agreements or legal documents to secure the firm's interests

Qualification Summary:
•Relentless pursuit of excellence, while being thoughtful of colleagues at all levels
•Outstanding arbitration and counseling skills
•Effective interaction with both internal and external contacts
•Ability to coordinate legal activities & formulate contracts and policy recommendations
•Draft and negotiate complex documents

Juris Doctor
University of Texas School of Law
May 2001

Bachelor of Science degree in Government
University of Texas, Austin
May 1995

Work Experience:
Attorney, Johnson and Wells, Dallas, TX
November 2004 - present
•Provide professional legal assistance, advice and counsel with respect to legal rights, obligations and privileges of the firm
•Research and analyze complex legal questions and issue and prepare confidential legal memoranda, court papers, and briefs for administrative, trial, and appellate proceedings
•Prepare, file and prosecute patent, trademark, and copyright applications personally and via outside counsel
•Advise on the legal status of rights to various properties, the possible legal ramifications of all courses of action, and other legal questions concerning the Company's rights and obligations
•Represent the firm at meetings with governmental agencies
•Provide guidance and assistance to less experienced attorneys in preparing their cases
•Supervise special projects
Attorney, Hallson, Vick, Newell and Rowe, Dallas, TX
June 2001 - November 2004
•Drew up contracts involving leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, employment, insurance and other matters
•Reviewed organizational documents and prepared and examined contracts which involved government grants, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, insurance, and/or easements
•Interfaced with senior management regarding legal questions, and served as advisor to management, responding to a variety of legal questions regarding the interpretation, structuring, impact and documentation of current and proposed business deals
Legal Assistant, Hallson, Vick, Newell and Rowe, Dallas, TX
March 1998 - June 2001
•Provided administrative support for two attorneys and one contract administrator
•Prepared expense reports and reconciled expenses
•Managed working files and research files
•Kept current on regulatory actions
•Handled outside counsel and vendor invoices

Professional Affiliations: Texas State Bar Association

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