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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Qualifications
  • Experienced in Juvenile Court
  • Zealous Advocate
  • Ethical
  • Thorough and Detail Oriented
  • Proactive
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Dedicated and Hardworking
  • Professional and personable
Professional Experience
08/2010 to Current
ATTORNEY/OWNER Mythics Virginia Beach, VA,
  • Established and operated a general practice law firm.
  • Provide legal counsel to clients of various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Represent clients in both juvenile and family law proceedings including Petitions for Termination of Parental Rights, Emergency Custody, Establishment or Modification of Custody Order, as well as Adoption.
  • Represent clients in every aspect of criminal proceedings, including probable cause, arraignments, plea negotiations, and trials.
08/2010 to Current
COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEY Mythics Virginia Beach, VA,

Represent indigent defendants and respondents in both Civil and Criminal District Court proceedings as well as Superior, and Juvenile Court.

  • Represent Respondents in Juvenile Court cases involving Abuse/Neglect/Dependency allegations.
  • Represent Respondent parent in proceedings for Termination of Parental Rights
  • Represent Juvenile offenders in the adjudication proceedings of Juvenile Court
  • Represent Respondents as a Guardian ad Litem in Special Proceedings including Incompetency and Guardianship
  • Serve as Attorney for Respondents in Involuntary Commitment Hearings
04/2009 to 07/2009
SUMMER INTERN Whitley & Jordan, P.A. City, STATE,
  • Assisted with preparation for plea negotiation, held informational sessions with clients prior to court appearance, prepared case files for disposition in court.
05/2008 to 07/2008
SUMMER INTERN Rowan County District Attorney's Office City, STATE,
  • Assisted with docket preparation, as well as facilitating the calling of the docket daily in District Court
06/2005 to 07/2007
INTAKE CASEWORKER Family and Children's Unit Rowan County Department Of Social Services City, STATE,
  • Completed interviews and applications for services in the Family and Children's unit. Processed applications for Medicaid for Infants and Children, Medicaid for Adults with Families, Medicaid for Pregnant Women, and Food Stamps
Education
Expected in 2010 to to
J.D.:
ELON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW - Greensboro, North Carolina
GPA:
  • Litigation Concentration
  • Served on Honor Court as Defender 2009-2010
  • Juvenile Justice Intervention Clinic 2010
  • Coursework in Child Advocacy 2009
  • Trial Advocacy 2009
  • Delta Theta Phi - Clerk of Exchequer 2009
  • Public Interest Society
  • Womens' Law Society
Expected in 1997 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science
University of North Carolina at Charlotte - Charlotte, North Carolina
GPA:

Student Honor Council

Pre-Law Society

Affiliations
  • Member, State Bar of North Carolina, 2010 - Present
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association, 2010-Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2010-Present
  • Participant in Ask-A-Lawyer Day, 2011, 2013, 2014
  • Shiloh Reformed Church of Faith, VBS Music Teacher, Childrens' Church Leader, Nursery, 2011-Present

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School Attended

  • ELON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Job Titles Held:

  • ATTORNEY/OWNER
  • COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEY
  • SUMMER INTERN
  • SUMMER INTERN
  • INTAKE CASEWORKER Family and Children's Unit

Degrees

  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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