Law School Student Resume Example

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The following is an example of a resume for a current law student. This resume includes the student’s academic accomplishments as well as his professional achievements. The job seeker also mentions some personal interests that might help him stand out to a law firm, such as his knowledge of Spanish and his debate awards.

Law School Student Resume Example

John Applicant
123 Main St. New York, New York 12345


XYZ University, College of Law, Springfield, CA
Candidate for Juris Doctor, May 20XX GPA 3.675

  • Member, State Law Review
  • John Smith Scholar (Full-Tuition Scholarship)
  • Dean's List, Fall 20XX, Spring 20XX
  • Outstanding Performance in Oral Advocacy Award, Spring 20XX
  • American Law Society - State Chapter, President (20XX-20XX)

ABC University, College of Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts, American Government (Honors), May 20XX

  • Inter-Fraternity Council, President (20XX-20XX); Undergraduate Assembly (20XX-20XX); University Council (20XX-20XX); Sphinx Senior Society (20XX-20XX); Parliamentary Debate Team (20XX-20XX)


Honorable Judge Johnson, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth CircuitExtern, San Fransisco, CA, Fall 20XX (forthcoming)
Externship will be comprised of researching and writing bench memos, draft opinions and draft orders.

Thomas & Smith, P.A.Summer Associate, Phoenix, AZ, Summer 20XX
Researched and wrote memoranda and motions for commercial (trade secrets), criminal defense (racketeering) and pro bono (Constitutional standards for conditions of confinement) matters.

Assisted with arbitration over LLC dispute (fiduciary duties and non-compete agreement).

Jewish College FundDevelopment Officer, Springfield, CA., Feb.-Mar. 20XX
Developed Congressional Sponsorship Strategy for Jewish Youth Symposium. Hired in a short-term development capacity.

Office of State Attorney GeneralSpecial Projects Asst., Executive Office, Phoenix, AZ, Jul.-Jan.


Coordinated Community Services Program's elder affairs hotline, internship program, and participation with Executive Office.


  • Spanish (proficient); traveled extensively throughout Latin America
  • Four-time 4A State Policy Debate State Champion (19XX-20XX); two-time National Tournament Qualifier (20XX, 20XX)

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