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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
EDUCATION
Expected in 2010 Juris Doctorate | Rutgers University School Of Law, Camden, NJ GPA:
Expected in 2003 Bachelor of Arts | Sociology Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA GPA:
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Business Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contemporary Legal Issues
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Sports Law
COLLEGIATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Professor of Sports Law, January 2014-Present

Raritan Valley Community College, Department of Health Science Education, North Branch, NJ

▪ Instructed students on the legalities that shape recreational, interscholastic, collegiate, semi-professional, professional, and Olympic sports by identifying, explaining, and exploring the marquee laws, legal doctrines, and case law that have a direct and/or significant impact on Sports.
▪ Created customized PowerPoint ™ presentations and SmartDraw™ presentations for each case study while also deploying other innovative instructional tools & techniques such as “visual case briefing” and “sound bite mining” to facilitate a more memorable “packaging” of the covered material.

▪ Designed all facets of the course including syllabus, assignments, and grading rubrics.


Adjunct Professor of Environmental Law, January 2014-Present

Fairleigh Dickenson University, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Hackensack, NJ

▪ Instructed students on the interrelationship between the environment in its natural state and humanity as an embodiment of intelligent actors that engage the environment with consumptive and preservation forces leading to the establishment of policies, laws and rules to balance their coexistence.

▪  Prepared weekly, written, online-lectures using  Blackboard™ to identify, explain, and explore the codified laws and case law applicable to controversies impacting land & resources within the United States as well as their impact on human health, implicated business industries, and community interests.

▪ Designed all facets of the course including syllabus, assignments, and grading rubrics.

BAR ADMISSIONS

New Jersey State Courts, 2013 

New Jersey Federal District Courts, 2013

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
01/2014 to Current Associate Attorney Brooks Law Group | Tampa, FL,
  • Authored and argued the prevailing brief regarding the jurisdictional applicability of the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act to certain defendants.
  • Authored and argued the prevailing brief regarding the admission of certain evidence under New Jersey’s "Rape Shield" Statute.
  • Secured a total acquittal in a criminal trial arising from an 8-count indictment alleging 1st and 2nd degree crimes under Chapter 14 of New Jersey's Criminal Code.
  • Counseled clients on legal matters such as domestic violence, final restraining orders, workplace discrimination, and harassment. 
  • Updated  intra-office memoranda of law summarizing recently enacted legislation such as the Sexual Assault Survivor’s Protection Act and Criminal Justice Reform.
  • Produced legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts,  memoranda of understanding, and property settlement agreements.
  • Mediated cases involving the dissolution of marriages and the equitable distribution of property, debts, and assets.
  • Conducted interviews and depositions of lay witnesses, expert witnesses, and clients to establish and verify key case information.
01/2010 to 2010 Judicial Intern Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma | Daisy, OK,
  • Attended criminal trials, conducted legal research, and prepared memoranda of law for the judge.
  • Discussed, advised, and suggested outcomes of criminal cases with the judge.
01/2008 to 2008 Law Clerk State Of Colorado | Denver, CO,
  • Conducted legal research regarding pending cases for the Commercial & Business Litigation department.
  • Prepared concise and comprehensive memoranda of law summarizing key research for firm's senior attorneys.
MEMBERSHIPS
  • New Jersey  Supreme Court District VIII Ethics Committee (awaiting confirmation) 2019
  • Hunterdon County Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee 2018-Present
  • Hunterdon County Bar Association Membership Approval Committee 2015-Present
  • American Bar Association 2013-Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association 2013-Present
  • Hunterdon County Bar Association 2010-Present

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