Juris Doctorate, Law, UMass School of Law at Dartmouth, formerly known as Southern New England School of Law, New Bedford, MA (•••••).
-Currently awaiting bar examination results in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Law Review Committee Member, UMass School of Law at Dartmouth (•••••).
Bachelor of Arts, Politics, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH (•••••).
Honors Program Certificate, Saint Anselm College, 1 of ••••• students in the graduating class of ••••• to successfully complete the Honors Program at Saint Anselm College.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, Washington, D.C.,
Certificate degree awarded for entry-level paralegal professional training in the Office of Corporation Counsel, general crimes division.
Certificate in Classics, Saint Anselm College, proficient language ability and fluency in Latin.
Computer Skills, proficient in Lexis-Nexis, Pro-Law, Westlaw, Criminal Information System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Power-Point, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Visio, Filemaker.
Duly Appointed Notary Public, The Commonwealth of Massachusett•••••
UMass School of Law at Dartmouth: Overall GPA •••••, Deans List of Scholars (•••••) and overall upper •••••% of class.
o Deans Pro Bono Tutoring Program: Selected by the Dean.
o Tuition Scholarship/Reduction: •••••% tuition reduction (•••••% for LSAT scores and •••••% GPA remission).
Saint Anselm College: Overall GPA: •••••, Deans List of Scholars, Presidents List of Scholars, and overall upper •••••% (•••••/•••••).
o Honors Program: attended distinctive honors courses, fulfilled special core and educational requirements as well as an honors thesis.
Reverend Arthur OLeary Scholarship Winner, New Hampshire State Society Scholarship Winner, Womens Leadership Award.
Wingate Healthcare, Inc. (f/k/a Senior Residential Care, Inc.),
Continental Asset Management, Inc.:
Legal Assistant/Paralegal (June •••••present)
Assist President, founder and Corporate General Counsel of a real estate portfolio asset management company, providing property, operations and financial inspections and reporting to owners, lenders, investors and operators of properties in the healthcare, hotel and residential real estate industries.
Assist Corporate General Counsel in mergers, acquisitions, sales and start ups of corporations from due diligence to the integration process.
Prepared property prospectus for potential sale-leaseback transaction. Assisted in closing over $••••• million in a sale-leaseback transaction between Wingate Healthcare, Inc. and Nationwide Health Properties, closed many commercial loans, and supervised reporting requirements with major lenders such as Bank of America and T.D. Bank.
Review and prepare resolutions, power of attorney forms, written consents of shareholders and directors, officers and secretarys certificates and annual report filings. Coordinate the process of formation/dissolution of corporations, partnerships and LLCs, maintain minute books and annual reports.
Assist Corporate General Counsel with insurance renewals and maintenance, risk management, current active litigation cases and settlements.
Think, act and communicate strategically regarding corporate contract negotiations, drafting legal contracts and corporate documents. In particular, extensive drafting and negotiating experience for rooftop cell tower agreements (in particular with AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Pocket and other providers).
Partner and consult with human resources managers with respect to leadership, recruiting, retention, developing personnel, compensation, performance management, discipline, terminations, legal compliance and policy interpretation. Organize Wingates annual summer company outing (at Kimball Farm and Six Flags New England).
Under the direction of the General Counsel, handle routine legal issues and perform secretarial and other administrative duties. Responsibilities include drafting letters, memos and reports, answering phones, and filing.
Office of the Corporation Counsel; Public Protection and Enforcement, General Crimes Division for Government of the District of Columbia (Spring •••••)
Assisted attorneys in preparation of trial by drafting and preparing legal documents and motions.
Assisted attorneys in prosecuting and defending civil litigation - in the DC Superior Court and US District Court for the District of Columbia - and appeals - in the DC Court of Appeals, US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, and US Supreme Court.
Assisted with prosecution of certain violations of criminal law, including all juvenile criminal cases, traffic infractions, and adult misdemeanor cases in the DC Superior Court, and defending appeals of these matters.
Assisted with enforcing consumer protection laws when there is a pattern of abuse.
Conducted or assisted with criminal investigations involving government fraud, recouping monies for the District.
Enforced the Districts regulatory laws.
Represented the District in child abuse and neglect cases and represents victims of intra-family domestic violence by obtaining civil protection orders and prosecuting related contempt of court matters in the DC Superior Court.
Drafted and reviewed proposed legislation and rulemakings.
Assisted with prosecution of all civil commitment matters in the DC Superior Court.
Managed the Districts complex litigation on receiverships and other major equity and programmatic cases, like those involving the Public Schools or environmental law matters.
Drafted, negotiated, and reviewed real estate lease agreements and procurement contracts.
Enforced child support laws and serves as the authorized federal Title IV-D agency for this purpose
Mastered Lexis-Nexis, Pro-Law and the Criminal Information System.
Conducted interviews with witnesses and police officers for trials.
Government of the State of New Hampshire, Area Agency of Greater Nashua (Formerly The PLUS Company):
Accounts Payable Clerk (January •••••May •••••)
Managed accounts payable procedures for over ••••• vendors for the disabled citizens of the State of New Hampshire.
Updated computer systems company-wide, including installation procedures, updating cliental and instructing fellow employees of usage.
Legal Association of Women, President for UMass School of Law at Dartmouth (•••••), Secretary & Board Member (•••••).
-Implemented volunteer program with The Womens Center, a shelter for victims of domestic violence, and current UMASS Law volunteer coordinator.
-Coordinated school events, programs and guest speakers with a focus on womens issues and challenges women face working in the field of law.
-American Cancer Society, Team Leader, for UMASSS Team L.A.W. for the ACS breast cancer walk in Providence, RI (•••••).
Deans Pro Bono Program Peer Tutor (•••••): Tutor fellow students with preparing for Bar exams, law school exams, outlining course notes and suggesting study materials.
Student Bar Association, UMass School of Law at Dartmouth, Night Representative (•••••), Second Year Law Representative (•••••), Third Year Law Representative (•••••).
Federalist Society Member, UMass School of Law at Dartmouth, participated in meetings and events (•••••).
International Law Society Association (ILSA) Night Representative, UMass School of Law at Dartmouth, participated in meetings and events (•••••).
National Kidney Foundation, Volunteer and #1 ••••• Team Leader, led the team that donated over $•••••,••••• for the National Kidney Foundation for four consecutive years, and recruited over ••••• Wingate Walkers each year.
Great Dog Rescue, Volunteer, foster and contributor (•••••).
NH MSPCA Paws Walk, Team leader for the NH MSPCA Paws Walk to benefit the NH MSPCA.