*Licensed to Practice Law in State of Ohio and in Good Standing
The University of Akron School of Law, Akron, OH.
Juris Doctorate of Law, May •••••
Class Rank: •••••/•••••
Scholarship/Accolades: Bd. Of Trustees Scholarship •••••, Deans List: Spring •••••
The University of Akron, Akron, OH.
Bachelor of Arts, May •••••
Accolades: Member of Honors College (Jan. •••••Jan. •••••)
Bright, confident, teachable with well-developed interpersonal skills
Dedicated and hard-working; meeting challenges with alacrity and can-do attitude
Diverse learner, quickly excels with high aptitude for problem-solving
Equally effective working independently or in collaborative efforts
Possesses ambitions for the future and propensity to achieve
Legal Intern to Judge Alison McCarty, Summit County Court of Common Pleas, Akron, OH., Jan. •••••Apr. •••••
Involved drafting some Court Orders and memoranda on existing case on Courts docket, conducting legal research, aiding the Judge in recording aspects of Judges rulings on the taking of pleas and sentencing with regard to the Judges call day, observing various aspects of attorney trial practice through witnessing trials and hearings
Legal Intern, Summit County Prosecutors Office, Juvenile Division, Akron, OH., Jan. •••••Apr. •••••
Integrated/organized weekly court docket schedule of Delinquency/Neglect Divisions prosecutorial staff, performed legal administrative tasks such as filing court documents with appropriate case files, observed various magistrate hearings and prosecutor conferences with public defenders and social workers
Intern, Summit County Dept. of Development, Akron, OH., Nov. •••••Sept. •••••
Conducted extensive ••••• county-wide Northeast Ohio water and sewer rate survey, notified area water and sewer providers of survey, formulated and formatted survey, tabulated rate data, drafted survey cover letter, and compiled comprehensive survey final report. Assisted with research and preparation of documents used by Tax Incentive Review Counsel in evaluation of area businesses receiving county tax abatements
Solo Legal Practitioner, Barberton, OH., June •••••March •••••
Most recently, I represented a past client on a criminal matter; filing a post-sentence motion on the clients behalf. I have represented a client in a collection action resulting in a client favorable outcome. I have also represented a landlord in a landlord-tenant lease agreement action. As a solo practitioner, I have filed legal documents, attended Court hearings, conducted legal research, written motions and other legal paper, dispensed legal advice and with respect to the landlord action have interacted with the opposing attorney.
Substitute Teacher, Feb. •••••present
I have obtained an Ohio Substitute Teaching license and have been substitute teaching in general education both in certain Summit County and Portage County school districts.
Legal Document Reviewer, Superior Staffing, Akron, OH., Aug•••••Oct. •••••
Work represented the legal review and examination of voluminous case file documents for a major corporation in Akron, OH. I worked in collaboration with many other attorneys on this project to aid in the Corporations response to and preparation for a suit filed against it.
Census Worker, U.S. Census Bureau, Akron, OH., Mar. •••••June •••••
Work comprised the performance of various essential functions relative to the operation of the ••••• U.S. Decennial Census, the work involved much interaction with the general pubic
Warehouse Personnel, Universal Screen Arts, Inc., Hudson, OH., Akron, OH., Oct. •••••Dec. •••••, Oct. •••••May ••••• Oct. •••••Jan. •••••, Mar. •••••, Nov. •••••Dec. •••••thru Staffing Agencies: Snider-Blake, Alliance Staffing, Resolve Staffing
Functioned capably in picker/packer capacity on warehouse fulfillment line for company engaged in selling various catalog merchandise; identified, selected and assisted in filling catalog orders whole or piecemeal in at times fast-paced operational environment, operated during one stint, the high-lift forklift
Grounds Maintenance, City of Stow Dept. of Urban Forestry, Stow, OH., Aug. •••••Sept. •••••, May •••••Oct. ••••• thru Callos Personnel Services
Primarily responsible for the landscape beautification and maintenance of the Citys Sanctoretum (a site dedicated for public enjoyment and housing various tree and floral species)
Nursery Laborer, Dayton Nurseries, Norton, OH., Apr. •••••May •••••, Mar. •••••Aug. ••••• thru Flex-Team Temporaries
Involved in some key aspects of Nursery operations including but not limited to: care and maintenance of plants, trees and shrub product, customer service, operating machinery as needed (e.g. tow motor, front end loader, RTV vehicles)
Check Handler and Shipment Processor, Deluxe Business Systems, Streetsboro, OH., July •••••Jan. ••••• thru Ryan Alternative Staffing, hired as full-time employee, Jan. •••••Apr. •••••
Work reflected differing capacities encompassing the post-press packaging and shipment processing o check orders as well as picking and packaging check accessories; time spent as check order repair person which required inspection and repair of incomplete and/or problematic check orders for eventual shipment
Warehouse Personnel, Preferred Pump & Equipment LLC., June •••••June •••••, Jan. •••••Jan. ••••• (for company dba Central Pump & Supply Inc. subsequently acquired by Preferred Pump & Equip. LLC.)
Responsible to aid in efficient internal aspects of warehouse organization pertaining to irrigation and well water systems supplies. Work principally consisted of processing and filling customer orders, unloading/loading/rotating stock product, maintaining clean, organized warehouse, operated forklift, high-lift, and made occasional deliveries
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE•••••
Also possess considerable customer service experience in the areas ranging from food service, department store and dry-cleaning establishment retail capacities; as well as work as a restaurant server for the Akron West Market Fairlawn Hilton Hotels; some sales experience (2 mos.) with MBNA Bank marketing credit card services over the phone
Some experience with MS Word, Excel, Legal Database: LexisNexis
REFERENCES: References and writing sample(s) available on request