Monash University Sample Resume - Law


Sample resume - law
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Jenny Courthouse
21 Lister Lane Springvale VIC 3171
Tel: (03) 9333 4555 / Mob: 0431 234 999
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts
Feb 2012– current
Monash University, Clayton Campus
Arts Majors: Australian Indigenous studies & Land & Water Management
Achieved High Distinction average for Arts degree (86%)
Expected completion date July 2015
Victorian Certificate of Education
Nov 2009
St. John’s Secondary College, Springvale
Achieved ENTER 98.5
Elected President of Student Council
Relevant Legal Experience
Paralegal Volunteer (4 hours a week)
June 2013 - current
Springvale Community Legal Centre, Springvale
Key responsibilities:
Interview clients with limited understanding of English
Research areas of law including bail applications, tenants’ rights and visas for refugees
Liaise directly (by telephone and in writing) with staff at County Court and
Refugee Review Tribunal as well as barristers and other law firms
Paralegal - Summer Internship
Nov- Feb 2015
Property Department, V G Peters & Co, Warrnambool
Key responsibilities:
Perused purchase file of shopping centre client
Proof read leases and ensured all errors were accurately dealt with
Drafted letter to client regarding fee structure
Attended client meeting regarding water rights and took notes
Volunteer Work and Community Involvement
Organised Charity Basketball Match for Cancer Foundation
Oct 2014
Event raised $10,000
Member of Springvale Town Orchestra
Feb 2010 – current
2nd saxophone
Alumni Mentoring program – mentored by alumni solicitor Victorian Dept of Justice (2014-current)
Member of the Monash Law Students Society (2012-current)
Student Member, Law Institute of Victoria (2012– current)


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