Member of the Alabama Bar, September 2014. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Self- motivated and dependable professional with the ability to handle significant responsibility and a large caseload. Proficient in MS-Access, MS Excel and other MS- Office software. Proficient in West-Law, Lexis- Nexus, Trial Director, and Exhibit View Software. Well versed in handling criminal evidence, status reports of legislators and house ministries cases. Excellent Legal research and writing, and trial preparation skills. Efficient knowledge and understanding of federal, local and state legal procedures. Skilled in negotiating and making settlements.
Guardian Ad Litem
Outstanding public speaker
Professional and personable
Practiced in litigation and contracts
Volunteered with several volunteer lawyers organizations for 3 hours per month, including numerous “ask a lawyer” events.
Obtained favorable settlements for 98% of cases.
02/2013 - 06/2013
Jefferson County District Attorney's Office － Bessemer, AlabamaExtern
Gathered and analyzed research data regarding statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
Gained valuable, hands-on experience participating in misdemeanor trials and preparing motions.
Drafted legal papers including complaints, summons and interrogatories.
Processed summons, subpoenas, appeals and motions.
06/2012 - 09/2012
Alabama Department of Human Resources － Birmingham, AlabamaLaw Clerk
Conducted Legal Research and drafted legal pleadings.
Administered Assistance to Department of Human Resources Attorneys.
Drafted and amended complaints.
01/2010 - 12/2013
Alabama Army National Guard － Centreville, AlabamaChaplain's Assistant
Demonstrated solid leadership and listening, verbal communication and interpersonal skills while working with individuals from all walks of life and social, economic and religious backgrounds.
Showcase empathy and compassion for those struggling or grieving from a loss of a family member or traumatic event.
Collaborate effectively with colleagues, including assisting the Chaplain.
11/2005 - 08/2009
U.S. Air Force － Cheyenne, WyomingMissile Alert Facility Coordinator
Exercised discipline and solid analytical and attention to detail skills while supporting operations for a nearly 10,000 square mile missile complex.
Planned base activities and fundraising events by utilizing outstanding organizational skills.
Led high-visibility tours for distinguished guests and public officials.
Effective decision-maker in high-pressure environments.
The Pleasant Law Firm － Birmingham, AlabamaAttorney
Represents clients in family court and before government agencies.
Research relevant legal materials to aid in decision making.
Present evidence to defend clients in domestic disputes.
Gathered and analyzed research data regarding statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes. Investigated facts and law of cases using pertinent sources to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
School of LawJuris Doctor
University of AlabamaBA: Political SciencePolitical Science
Attention to detail, interpersonal skills, clients, decision making, fundraising, government, Human Resources, leadership, legal, Legal Research, listening, materials, organizational skills, Research, verbal communication