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Jessica Claire
, San Francisco, CA (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

• Retired Attorney offering over 13 years professional experience and a lifetime including personal experience working with at-risk, delinquent as well as abused and neglected juveniles. This has led to becoming skilled in fostering positive and trusting client relationships. Well-established knowledge of laws, juvenile and family court operations and procedures, working liaison between judges. families, courts, caseworker, CASA reps and years of experience in litigation and legal drafting.
• Adept at predicting arguments of opposing council and addressing important concerns or questions. Proven courtroom and services advocate.
• Results- highly effective at networking and developing impressive reputation for delivering results. Dynamic
• Excellent at connecting services…and writing grants…to fund services
• Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success and strengths in corrections training and psychology.
• Multi-talented consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.
• Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.

  • Legal writing
  • Efficient researcher
  • Juvenile
  • Document preparation
  • Negotiation
  • Litigation
  • Case management
  • MS Office proficient
  • Investigation skills
  • Materials coordination
  • Career planning
  • 10-Key data entry
  • Report writing and analysis
  • System installations
  • Strong verbal communication
  • File and data retrieval systems
  • Policy updates
  • Network administration
  • Business and technical analysis
  • Accounting
  • User technical support
  • Process and procedure development
  • Inspection readiness
  • Patient assessments
  • Shepherding
  • Scheduling
  • Counseling
  • Service planning
  • Patient assessment
  • Practice management
  • Application support
  • Detail oriented
  • Progress monitoring
  • Procurement
  • Organized
  • Table setting
  • Application preparation
  • Eligibility review
  • Clerical support
  • Reporting and documentation
  • Interviewing
  • Recordkeeping and reporting
  • Correction action planning
  • ID verification
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Records review
  • Security issues troubleshooting
  • Paperwork drafting
  • Training and development
Expected in 07/1997 B.S. Administration Justice | Minor in Corrections and Psychology College of the Ozarks-Hard Work U, Point Lookout, MO GPA:
Expected in 12/1999 Juris Doctor | LAW University of Arkansas, School of Law, Fayetteville, AR GPA:
Work History
01/2000 to 01/2011 Attorney State Of Georgia | Woodbine, GA,
  • Questioned and cross-examined witnesses throughout course of trials
  • Advocated for clients before court in oral argument by presenting facts and evidence in most favorable light
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses
  • Assessed cases for probable outcomes by researching black letter law and other legal authority, comparing fact patterns to those of precedential cases
  • Conducted legal research and conferred with colleagues with subject matter expertise to develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents
  • Researched, wrote and filed all motions, writs and briefs for each case
  • Managed all trial preparation for case litigation
  • Wrote memoranda and reviewed legal briefs
  • Drafted motions, petitions and waivers
  • Contracted as freelance researcher and reviewer
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients
  • Managed high-volume caseload in most populous and demanding circuit
09/1999 to 12/2003 Property Manager First Realty Management | Somerville, MA,
  • Boosted occupancy [Number]% by leveraging market knowledge and successful promotional strategies
  • Introduced prospective tenants to types of units available and performed tours of premises
  • Compiled maintenance and repair requests for submission to [Type] department and reached out to local contractors for bid proposals
  • Maintained operational facilities attractive to potential tenants by organizing regular maintenance, major repairs and capital improvement projects
  • Monitored timely receipt and reconciliation of rent collections in accordance with landlord and resident statutes
  • Communicated with clients and tenants while offering strategic solutions to remedy problems
  • Maintained constant balance and accounting of property petty cash account
  • Carefully screened tenancy applicants, pulling background investigations, credit reports and past rental history
  • Maintained sufficient number of units market-ready at all times
  • Promptly responded to tenant complaints and concerns for over [Number] properties
  • Completed final move-out walk-throughs with tenants to identify any required repairs
  • Kept records accurate, detailed and fully compliant with reporting requirements to meet all state, local and federal housing requirements
  • Maximized rental income while minimizing expenses through effective planning and control
  • Established strong, professional relationships with [Job title]s and residents by promoting team collaboration and delivering exemplary service
  • Prepared and submitted PHAS Assessment and other funding applications
  • Delivered emergency 24-hour on-call service for tenants on building issues
  • Verified income, assets and expenses and completed file tracking sheet for each applicant
  • Communicated effectively with owners, residents and on-site associates
08/1995 to 07/1997 Cafeteria and Banquet Supervisor Marriot Food Service* | City, STATE,
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost performance, streamline processes and increase efficiency in different areas
  • Determined operational weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve [Type] and [Type] concerns and facilitate [Result]
  • Set and oversaw weekly and special event menu plans
  • Disciplined and motivated staff to achieve challenging objectives in fast-paced culinary environments
  • Directed activities of team of skilled kitchen workers preparing and serving meals
  • Introduced [Software] for scheduling needs to successfully create long-term schedules for [Number] daily shifts and [Number] employees

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • College of the Ozarks-Hard Work U
  • University of Arkansas, School of Law
Job Titles Held:
  • Attorney
  • Property Manager
  • Cafeteria and Banquet Supervisor
  • B.S. Administration Justice
  • Juris Doctor