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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • MS Office, WordPerfect, ProLaw, LexisNexis, Westlaw, PACER, and Dissomaster
  • Contract administration
  • Contracts
  • Clients
  • Financial
  • Labor relations
  • Law
  • Legal
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Legal documents
  • Legal research
  • Lotus Notes
  • MS Office
  • Presentations
  • Settlements
  • Valuation
  • Westlaw
  • WordPerfect
Work History
Attorney at Law, 09/2017 to Current
State Of NebraskaLaurel, NE,
  • Represent clients in a variety of labor and employment matters and family law matters before courts and administrative boards.
  • Assesses cases for probable outcomes by conducting legal research and comparing fact patterns to those of precedential cases.
  • Prepare professional and comprehensive pleadings and settlement agreements, such as writs of mandamus, motions, employment-related agreements, marital settlement agreements, and custody/visitation petitions.
  • Conduct extensive discovery to obtain records (including conducting and defending depositions; drafting and responding to requests for admissions, production of documents, interrogatories.)
Attorney at Law, 01/2014 to 09/2017
Jba InternationalBurbank, CA,
  • Provided legal advice and solutions in the areas of contract law, labor relations and family law.
  • Prepared and reviewed business records, employee contracts and other legal documents.
  • Prepared and responded to various family law petitions (including Requests for Orders and divorce petitions).
  • Provided legal support to department managers in contract administration to limit liability and defaults.
  • Successfully litigated approximately 30+ labor and family law matters.
Attorney, 08/2009 to 01/2014
Calif. Dept. Of Corrections And RehabilitationCity, STATE,
  • Litigated labor and administrative matters before courts and administrative boards involving civil service disputes, disciplinary and unfair labor practices, and charge proceedings.
  • Prepared case filings for administrative prosecution of federal and state statutory code violations.
  • Collaborated in investigations with internal affairs investigators to ensure compliance with Peace Officer Bill of Rights Acts (POBRA).
  • Conducted legal research, prepared legal pleadings, and propounded discovery.
  • Successfully litigated approximately 50+ labor and administrative law matters.
  • Provided annual training to executives, supervisors, and investigators regarding procedural due process rights and statutory regulations related to administrative disciplinary matters.
Associate Attorney, 03/2009 to 08/2009
Parsa Law Group, PLCCity, STATE,
  • Prepared and filed Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy petitions.
  • Performed legal research and prepared legal pleadings, motions, memorandums, and correspondences involving bankruptcy and real estate law.
  • Negotiated settlements with financial institutions, opposing counsel and trustees.
  • Handled lien avoidances, valuation of property, and determination of secured status of assets.
  • Negotiated loan modification agreements and foreclosure alternatives on behalf of borrowers with lenders and counsel.
  • Reviewed legal opinions from outside counsel and delivered comprehensive presentations to senior attorneys.
  • Collaborated with stakeholders within the firm to ensure compliance of consumer protection laws and regulatory compliance requirements.
Education
J.D.: , Expected in
Thomas M. Cooley Law School - Lansing, MI
GPA:

Graduated cum laude

Bachelor of Arts: Political Science, Expected in
California State University - Carson, CA
GPA:
Affiliations
  • Dynamic and knowledgeable attorney with solid experience in various platforms of law with a proven track record of success conducting analysis, legal research, document drafting, and litigation. Experience providing counsel to government agencies, private corporations, and individuals in the areas of labor law, litigation, criminal law, and family law. Proven ability to logically and effectively analyze statutes, case law, and factual data. Thrives in an atmosphere that demands excellence and strong team-building skills. Superb communication, interpersonal, leadership and project management skills; able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities and meet deadlines. State Bar of California, Member No. 259283 | December 2008 United States District Court of California - Central District, Successful litigation of approximately 50+ labor and administrative matters on behalf of the California Department of Corrections; and approximately 30+ on behalf of peace officers employed with varying law enforcement agencies
  • Provide timely and sound legal advice to labor union representatives, administrators, senior management, and law enforcement officers to ensure compliance with labor and employment-related regulations/policies, Los Angeles County Bar Association - Member American Bar Association - Member National Association of Women's Lawyers - Member
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    Resume Overview

    School Attended

    • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    • California State University

    Job Titles Held:

    • Attorney at Law
    • Attorney at Law
    • Attorney
    • Associate Attorney

    Degrees

    • J.D.
    • Bachelor of Arts

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