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

Myrtle Beach, SC

I reside in Myrtle Beach for the winter and return to Halifax, NS again on May 25 through October. By profession, I was a criminal defense lawyer in both Canada and the United States for 35 years. While in the process of retiring from law, I was a part-time tour guide in Portland , Maine providing local tours to the many cruise line passengers coming through this port. For my last year in Portland, I operated my own tour guide operation.  
From the above, over the years as a criminal defense lawyer, I have developed excellent people skills in dealing with many different kinds os personalities.

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience


The Law Office of D. Lyle Elkins, LL.M

Biddeford, ME

January 1984 to January 2014

I did mainly criminal defense work with extensive courtroom experience which allowed me to acquire excellent people skills.


B. Comm., JD, LL.M in Law

McGill Law School

Montréal, QC

1984 to 1984


Over the years, I have held different jobs including air traffic controller, airline pilot, tour guide and attorney. I have volunteered extensively as an usher at various places. I enjoy and am very good with people.

Military Service

Service Country: Canada

Branch: Royal Canadian Air Force

Rank: LAC

February 1967 to November 1969

Air Traffic Control