Ø Successful Litigation Associate with approximately 8 years experience in independently managing a wide-range caseload of as many as approximately 100 cases; focused on contributing expertise while building trial experience
Ø Extensive background in consulting and interfacing with clients, adjusters, counsel for other parties, and related stakeholders
Ø Solid court proceedings experience; have worked with Connecticut Judicial Branch and Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas as well as interned with U.S. Attorney s Office and Montgomery County District Attorney s Office
Ø Sole Associate to consistently earn annual bonus, 2005-2009
Ø Strategically developed/implemented tickler filing system instrumental to boosting performance in achieving stringent filing, reporting and discovery deadlines
Litigation Associate, Cramer, Alissi & Fontaine, P.C.-Hartford, CT 2005-2009
Independently managed caseload of as many as 40 motor vehicle accident, premises liability, dram shop, insurance, and real estate agent error/omission, and small claims cases in a minimal supervision environment; evaluated cases for trial/settlement as well as reviewed disclosure and reported to client
Effectively drafted and argued dispositive motions, including motions to strike and motions for summary judgment
Productively conducted depositions of personal injury action plaintiffs and defendants
Actively attended court proceedings; argued motions at short calendar, pre-trial conferences and court-ordered arbitrations
Efficiently prepared quality correspondence ranging from reports to adjusters to letters to clients and experts
Associate, Murphy & Karpie, LLC-Bridgeport, CT 2002-2005
Specialized in automobile accident and premises liability cases; independently managed heavy caseload of approximately 100 cases
Legal Research Clerk, Connecticut Judicial Branch, Judge Support Services-Bridgeport 2001-2002
Prepared memoranda of law on all matters, with emphasis on pre-trial motions
Intern, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania-Philadelphia; 2001
Intern, Appeals Division, Montgomery County District Attorney s Office, Norristown, PA; 2000
Clerk, Honorable Judge Jane Cutler Greenspan, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas; 1999-2000
Juris Doctor, Villanova University School of Law, Juris Doctor; 2001
BS, Animal Science, University of Connecticut; 1994
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I am currently seeking a challenging new career opportunity as a Litigation Associate, and am submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As demonstrated, I earned my J.D. in 2001 and launched my litigation career in 2002 as an Associate specializing in automobile accident and premises liability cases, with responsibility for a caseload of approximately 100 cases. In 2005, I joined Cramer, Alissi & Fontaine, P.C., where I developed extensive experience in managing a wide range of cases, from motor vehicle accident, premises liability, dram shop, and insurance to real estate agent error/omission and small claims. In each position, I independently managed my caseload in a minimal supervision setting, illustrating strong prioritization, strategic planning, organization, and workflow/project management abilities vital to maximizing productivity and efficiency in deadline-driven environments.
My goal is to immediately contribute to your success while capitalizing on opportunities to build my trial experience. As an Associate, you will find me to be a driven team player prepared to deliver immediate and long-term results and committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior performance. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to your firm, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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I would like to thank you for providing me the opportunity to interview with you and discuss the exciting Litigation Associate position currently available with your firm. Having gained a deeper insight into your objectives and the scope of the position, I am confident you will find me a valuable asset to your firm.
As discussed, I believe you will find my expertise in (HERE YOU NEED TO TOUCH ON A FEW KEY ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED DURING YOUR INTERVIEW TO CUSTOMIZE TO THAT EMPLOYER) instrumental to excelling in this position. And I feel our common goals will result in a mutually beneficial professional relationship.
Should you have any additional questions, or to further discuss this opportunity, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. Again, thank you for the enlightening interview. I look forward to your response.
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