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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
  • Admitted to the Bar of the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • Approved the Federal Bar Examination for the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
Work History
02/2016 to 09/2016 CONTRACT ATTORNEY State Of Massachusetts | Hingham, ,
  • Reviewed and analyzed documents for discovery in a large complex class action litigation involving a Fortune 500 Company in the Financial Industry, using the Relativity platform.
  • Performed first and second level document review to determine relevance and privilege issues and identified key evidence in response to a DOJ subpoena.

07/2015 to 02/2016 LAW CLERK Pae Incorporated | Englewood, ,
  • Advised and registered non-profit tenant organisations pursuant to the District's Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act.
  • Performed verbal and written translations that facilitated the communication process in numerous Tenant Association meetings and drafted translations of letters and other legal documents that discussed the process of tenant ownership pursuant to TOPA.
  • Assisted attorneys in preparation for Court appearances in the District of Columbia Superior Court, including investigating relevant facts, statutes and case law.
  • Developed strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Drafted legal memoranda and court briefs for state and federal cases.

10/2014 to 06/2015 PARALEGAL Club Deportivo Chivas Usa | New York, NY,
  • Managed a broad range of civil cases regarding general liability, mostly on the subject area of torts and Insurance Defense.
  • Applied advanced communications skills towards effectively assisting attorneys by drafting, reviewing and finalizing complex dispositive motions and orders.
  • Conducted comprehensive legal research of numerous case law and statutes to effectively draft pleadings, memoranda for attorneys, becoming an integral component to supporting key cases and analyzing case controversies for litigation.
  • Evaluated data to assess compliance with all legal reporting regulations.
  • Proficiently handled due diligence activities regarding file management, business correspondence, electronic discovery and all aspects of billing and scheduling, further illustrating exceptional analytical and organizational skills.

04/2013 to 09/2014 LAW CLERK Pae Incorporated | Fairbanks, AK,
  • Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients.
  • Analyzed probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Worked with management and staff to resolve pre-litigation disputes.
  • Filed all case pleadings in a timely manner.

07/2012 to 11/2012 Judicial Law Clerk Maricopa County, Arizona | Surprise, AZ,

  • Work experience in a judge's office by researching and analyzing legal controversies, drafting briefs and discussing the merits of various criminal cases.
  • Performed legal research to gather case relevant information pertinent to the changes in the New Penal Code of 2012, the Domestic Violence Statute and the methods for jury selection.

Expected in May 2013 J.D. | Legal INTERAMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, SCHOOL OF LAW, San Juan, Puerto Rico GPA:
Cum Laude 3.36
Expected in May 2009 Bachelor of Science | Psychology University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico GPA:
Member of National Association of Law School Students "ANED"
Expected in February 2007- July 2007 Bachelor of Science | Psychology UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CORDOBA, Argentina, GPA:
  • 3.48 GPA
  • Graduated with Honors: Cum Laude
  • Student Council member

Expected in UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CÓRDOVA, ARGENTINA February 2007 - July 2007 International Student Exchange Program | , , GPA:
  • 3.36 GPA
  • Graduated with Honors: Cum Laude


Constitutional Law Seminar Thesis : Libertad de Expresión a través del Arte Muralista

Prof. Yanira Reyes Gil (Dean of Studies at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, School of Law)

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  • University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
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  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CÓRDOVA, ARGENTINA February 2007 - July 2007 International Student Exchange Program

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