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Family and Matrimonial Attorney Resume

A family and matrimonial attorney resume is written by such an individual who has done his / her studies in law and specializes in family disputes, matrimonial disputes (divorce, separation and child custody) and other such conflicts. Also known as conflicts attorney in certain spheres of articulately too keen people, his roles and responsibilities revolve around the aforementioned things.

In the social and family structure of these days, there are ample chances and avenues of the rising of unnecessary and conflicting issues in families and couples. All these things grow up and culminate into ugly arguments, which if not solved within the doors of your homes, will have to be taken to the each party's respective family lawyers to make the thick of it in the court of law. These sessions stretch out into a number of subsequent hearings and ultimately end up in both the parties reaching an agreeable settlement, which not necessarily be as to the taste of one or either party.

While dealing with the personal and family pressure, it becomes a bit hard for an individual to take care of all the legalities involved in the settlement of a conflict, what with so many laws, sections and the subsequent amendments on them. This is where, and why, a family and matrimonial attorney comes into the picture- to help you with the legal settlement of the entire hue and cry.

In terms of legal education, a family and matrimonial attorney must have all the relevant educational degrees in place- that is, the Juris Doctor (JD) Degree that is awarded to an individual on his successful completion of the masters in law degree which is mandatory to complete for any lawyer. After the completion of this degree, and before the lawyer can get his practice license, he needs to appear for the state bar exam, the successful passing of which will earn you that practicing license. Also, he/ she could have done their graduation in any of the fields, in any stream.

Following is a family and matrimonial attorney resume sample that will help you understand the structure and flow of it.

Family and Matrimonial Attorney Resume Sample

Robert H.
6th Basker St. House,
Lakewood, CA
(432) 610-1133


To make use of my expertise in the field of family conflicts related laws and to successfully work on cases for my clients with my dynamic and competitive spirit.

Profile Summary

  • 7 years of yielding and important experience in the family and marriage law, with updated information on all the subsequent amendments and useful provisions in the court of law.
  • Through hard work and consecutive favorable outcomes, secured a respectable position for myself in the state of Kentucky.
  • Success rate of 98% in marriage related cases involving separation, divorce and custody of child.
  • Experience of working on diverse nature of family issues related legal cases.
  • Up to date knowledge of the state's legalities concerning marriage and divorce.
  • Licensed lawyer with a Master's degree in Law from the New York School of Law.

Skills Summary

  • Good knowledge of all the Kentucky state's regulations and laws regrading settlement of family disputes.
  • Logical approach towards solving problems by finding their solutions.
  • Strong management skills for better management of cases in process.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English with impressive oratory skills.
  • Strong research and fact-finding skills enabling me to find important and minutest case details.
  • Excellent in interpersonal skills that are necessary to the kind of my profession.
  • Persuasive and effective case player.
  • Ability to understand the depth of the case.

Work Experience

Glover and Group- Legal Consultants
Family Attorney (2007-Present)

  • Represented my clients in many cases of separation and divorce.
  • Led my case associates and trainees on the entire process of fact finding and appeals.
  • Providing various alternatives and negotiations to the clients in family dispute settlement cases.
  • Successfully explaining to the clients, all the complex legalities involved in the case.

J. Niel & Co. Legal Consultants
Legal Advisor (2004-2007)

  • Legal advisor to clients in the cases involving family conflicts ( regarding home, property, etc).
  • Negotiating with the other party/ parties on behalf of my client and striking off a deal outside of court.
  • Providing advice to the clients for how to handle situations arising in the due course of the case.


  • Passed the Kentucky State Bar Exam in 2004.
  • Juris Doctor Degree from the New York School of Law, 2002
  • Graduation in Bachelor of Arts, University of New York, 2000.


  • Achieved a USP in marriage settlement related cases.

This is how a family and matrimonial attorney resume is written. All through it, the language should be kept simple. All the info should be divided under small separate sections with clear headings. This gives the resume a more clear flow. All the points should be short and crisp.

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