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Attorney Practitioner

Location:
Canton, Georgia, United States
Posted:
November 26, 2018

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JESSICA HALL

Eager & talented attorney proven to increase profitability with six years of experience in domestic and criminal law now seeks to excel in a position where creativity, accountability and personal growth are valued and who is interested in contributing to your firm!

404-***-**** (CELL) 2085 WILKIE ROAD, ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA 30004 ac7srr@r.postjobfree.com PROFICIENCY & SKILLS

High Client Turnover Rate.

Works Well Under Pressure

Jury Trial Experience

Team and Hard Worker

Natural communicator

Intelligent

Juvenile, Superior & State Court

Inviting Personality

Excellent Legal Writing Skills

Prioritizes Tasks and Time

Excellent Client-rapport and Trust

Passionate & Mindful

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS & RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

• Moot Court Board & 2009 National Appellate Advocacy & New York City Bar Competitor

• Graduate of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Bill Daniel’s Trial Advocate Program

• Aggressive pre-trial motions practice resulting in the dismissal of many drug possession cases.

• Sole counsel on three jury trials within first two years of practice. First verdict was not guilty.

• Favorable courtroom results and high client satisfaction in high volume family law firm.

• Dedicated representation in Juvenile Court, resulting in reunification or permanency.

• Strategic case-management and ability to think outside of the box, together with effective communication and ability to build beneficial relationships with opposing counsel has settled many very difficult and complex cases. Rarely do any of my clients need future modifications.

• Building and maintaining strong professional relationships with opposing counsel, judges, providing a competitive edge in client representation and satisfaction.

ATTORNEY. DANIELS & TAYLOR, P.C. 2018-CURRENT

Trial attorney handling criminal and family law cases primarily in Gwinnett County, Strong focus on discovery practice and expanded my litigation skills through experience at this firm and under the direction of an attorney practicing family law for 25 years.

ATTORNEY. MERIWETHER AND THARP May 2016-2018

Experienced exponential growth as an attorney working in a larger firm providing excellent mentoring opportunities. Handling simple and complex divorces and custody disputes proved an over all increase in my ability to provide quality representation and communicate effectively and efficiently with current and prospective clients. Experience gained in this position helped me discover and develop additional skill set- high client conversion rates, increasing firm profitability. Independently managed my own case load, demonstrating strength in managing difficult cases and clients while maintaining high levels of client satisfaction. Ability to educate and gain the trust of potential clients produced high turnover rater for potential client, generating revenue and business for the firm.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY. ABBOTT & ABBOTT P.C. 2015-2016. Superior results and high client-satisfaction in high-volume law firm, managing 90-120 open cases involving divorce and child custody in superior, juvenile and probate courts, primarily in Cobb, Cherokee, Bartow, Forsyth, Pickens and Paulding counties. Successful in conducting emergency, temporary, and final hearings. Provided results for clients through aggressive representation at all phases of the case.

SOLO PRACTITIONER. 2012-2015 & 2018

Successful representation of both court-appointed and retained clients facing both felony and misdemeanor charges in state, superior and juvenile courts provided high client satisfaction all the while, gaining valuable courtroom experience. Some experience in minor personal injury cases, specifically initial calculation of damages and demanding policy limits. Became well versed in “best interest of the child standard,” representing parents and acting as a Guardian Ad Litem in dependency actions. Successfully resolved simple child custody and divorce cases. Returned briefly to private practice to expand practice area to include experience as a Guardian Ad Litem in Superior Court Custody Cases before accepting a job opportunity with a mid- sized law firm.

JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP. CHEROKEE COUNTY STATE COURT 2010-2011 Staff attorney and judicial law clerk providing support to the State Court judges through legal research, memo writing and order drafting.

EDUCATION

John Marshall Law School- J.D., 2010 Georgia State University-BA Journalism, 2007



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